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How many men or women do you know that when a fight has begun – or even in the middle of one – they suddenly see and agree that to blame the other person for the state that they are […]

Our resistance to any evil or otherwise corrupt character — regardless of circumstance — proves the presence of an unseen similarity; there can be no recognition of any exterior degraded nature that isn’t born of our interior resonation with it. Which means…any […]

One way to prevent yourself from going through a considerable amount of useless pain is to see the truth of the following, and then to act upon your discovery accordingly: judging others doesn’t change how much they disturb you; it […]

When it comes to dealing with others who have failed to meet our expectations, let us never forget the following: their choices in the past that may have caused us pain ought never blindly determine how we treat them in […]

Anything inside of you that wants you to act from the pressure of “I know” is already against you. As a conscious aspirant, you must bear the pressure so you can begin to die to this form of negative certainty, and then […]

Listen to this beautiful fact: You have no experience of life that doesn’t originate within you. What is your experience of life? “Look at that stupid chair! Who would buy a chair like that?” What’s your experience? You say it’s […]

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.

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.