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Real compassion is the flower of a higher order of reality that only blossoms in those moments when the one who sits in judgment of another actually sees that he carries in himself the very nature he condemns.

In this short talk, Guy Finley emphasizes the importance of having an awareness of our own interior lives so that we can begin to see the need to stop feeding the painful parts of us that blindly judge others (and […]

Brooding, resenting, blaming, regretting—all are forms of unconscious suffering; each and all serve to strengthen the false notion that our negative state is caused by a condition outside of us. These dark shadows that always trail behind unwanted moments serve […]

Question: I am working on finding my true self, but I can see that judging others is a huge downfall for me. I have constant comments about their looks, jobs, what they think, how they feel, etc. When I am […]

Awakening to realize that whatever you judge in another is only what you’ve yet to see in yourself is the beginning of true humility; it is the first step toward a new and higher order of compassion.

Guy Finley explains how it is weakness in us that resists and judges weakness in others, and how we can use that negative force of judgment for the purpose of creating unity instead of division.

Guy Finley explains that if we ever find ourselves feeling superior to another person, then that is the perfect time to take an honest look at ourselves so that we can begin to sense what it truly feels like to […]

In our spiritual sleep… we live with imagined rights that, when denied, produce imagined trespassers. The internal consideration of these now in debt to us grants us imagined powers of pride along with its prejudice. These false forces permit and […]

Every human being has degrees of the faults that all other human beings either exhibit or have found ways to mask. This is why we should “love our enemies.” What we see in them reveals us to ourselves as we […]

Here’s a beautiful lesson in invisible justice, one that will help you let go of any revenge-filled, self-tangling thought. We need never concern ourselves with whether or not some wrongdoer will get his just due. Here’s why: any person who […]