Wherever there is opposition, resistance follows. For instance, in nature, in the physical world, this kind of conflict is natural, necessary, and accepted. After the winds pass, the trees they’ve touched—having been exercised and duly strengthened, accordingly—resume their natural course […]
We all have those moments when life rears up, when it seems certain that we’re about to be trampled by forces greater than ourselves! But regardless of how you may feel in the face of any given challenge, you may […]
No oak became mighty in a moment, No mountain towered overnight; True greatness flowers in the soul By long exposure to God’s light.
Whether to persist and aspire to the Higher or drop into some dark despair, that is the question; and which of these two seeds flowers all depends on which one you choose to nourish and grow . . .
In the world of thoughts and feelings, there is always going to be something to bother you. You are constantly identifying with and pouring your life energy into what cannot grow. Instead, you keep trying to grow by thinking… trying […]
Question: I live in a place where people are not very open to spirituality. Because I’m discovering who I am and what potential I was created to be, it can be difficult at times. How do I live from what […]
Just as the wind moves through a tree and carries its pollen to the blossoms of another tree, our relationships are intended to help “pollinate” the soul so that true understanding of why we are here on Earth can flower […]
The first step in harmonious relationships is simple: We need only realize the spiritual truth that we cannot meet someone whom we are not like in some way, even if we don’t actively express what we don’t like seeing in […]
Wherever you are in any given moment is exactly where you need to be in order to receive the lessons your soul has both requested and that it requires to outgrow its present set of circumstances.
As above so below: everything moves in, expresses itself, and grows in cycles. Think of the seasons: in the spring there is new movement, promise, and the advancement of the possibilities formerly at rest. In the summer is the fulfillment […]
Question: What is the significance of the seasons in relation to our own lives? Answer: Each season represents an individual “story” – as well as doing its individual part in the telling of a far greater story whose principle character […]
Although self-study may include reading certain inner life books or listening to lectures on self-transformation, these materials, as encouraging and informative as they may be, are really only preparational tools; they have their place. After all, if you were going […]
Question: Can you help shed some light on why we are here in this life? Answer: All of our deeper personal experiences eventually come to reveal some lesson that we needed to learn. This process of events that leads us […]
Real life is not by the numbers; it is impossible to “know” and grow at the same time. Yes, one can have a formula for a prescription drug, or a recipe for a good green salad; but there is no […]
That there are always new life-lessons to be learned, and that they are often at the expense of some self-certainty formerly thought to be crucial to our contentment, proves that this life is, in reality, a secret school with it’s […]
What are you here in this world for if it isn’t to gain things? Do you know what this life is for? It’s to grow. It’s to learn about who and what we really are; nothing more, nothing less. But […]
The real force that drives most people in life is the idea of gaining things, of “becoming someone.” Our minds and hearts are dominated by the notion that there is something for us to gain or achieve. We go to […]
Growing pains are required; they are inescapable for anyone who wishes to try on the larger soul. For something greater to be born, the lesser must pass. On the other hand, nothing is more useless than continually suffering the level […]
Question: What is the significance of the seasons in relation to our own lives? Answer: Each season represents an individual “story” — as well as doing its individual part in the telling of a far greater story whose principle character is […]
Question: Working to be more inwardly observant of myself has brought about invaluable changes in all areas of my life. However, just recently, I feel stuck in a comfort zone where I don’t want to do the work of seeing […]
Listen in as Guy Finley discusses with Dr. Ellen Dickstein some of the important ideas connected to the release of his groundbreaking book, The Seeker, The Search, The Sacred. This special book will be released worldwide tomorrow, Tuesday October 4th, […]