In our inner work to awaken and realize ourselves, we must begin where we begin, and put away any other concerns about where that beginning is. It’s enough just to make a start, wherever that may be. What difference does […]
Question: Can you explain to me about forgiveness? Is forgiveness (and “making amends”) something that I (a recovering addict) need to address? It seems silly to think I need to drag up every person from my past that I did […]
As we wake up to those parts of us that would have us believe we can change our lives by following the directions of the very self that we no longer wish to be, then we are on our way […]
Why does it seem so hard to be kind to those who may have hurt us, when kindness itself is a gentle master? We must realize in our moment of need that the only thing being “hard” on us is […]
It seems almost inevitable: At some point, somewhere in our journey, we feel betrayed by someone or something. A friend lies, a loved one dies, our favorite pet prefers the company of someone else, you name it. And regardless of […]
We all long to be known: it is the unspoken hope of the heart that something greater than ourselves already knows the undiscovered places in our soul, and only waits to show us all that we are.
Question: I have walked away from an abusive relationship. Every morning when I wake up, I am met with dark voices that tell me life is meaningless. Panic sets in. I cannot go back to the life I had, but […]
Every flood begins with a single raindrop; the small streams they create become careening waters whose combined might washes away whatever stands in its path. All dark, destructive interior states begin with a single moment of unconsciously identifying with a […]
Two very close friends, Karen and Sophie, went on a long-awaited vacation to a tropical island where, the first day, before that evening’s grand welcoming luau, they spent the whole day playing in the ocean. But early on that same […]
Guy Finley explains that when you have the courage to refuse to live from past patterns and false sentiment, higher help will appear to guide you through the proper action to take in your relationships.