The main reason we must always remember to hold our chin up whenever negative thoughts try to drag us down is that whichever direction we choose first in that moment is what the rest of us will follow.
Do you ever feel that you don’t have the spiritual strength to face the difficulties in your path through life? Here’s a small story meant to act as a reminder and an encouragement along the way: Rebecca had decided that […]
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 […]
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.
Reality itself is perfect resolution, but the paradox is that there is no such thing as resolution for the self that seeks the end of disturbance.
The true spiritual leap needed to go beyond yourself is born in the moment of understanding that what you need is not a way to resolve or outrun what is punishing you but to rise above that world within yourself […]
Just as winter yields to the onset of spring, as surely does the moon submit to the sun, so too are we created to give ourselves to that Greater Life that alone can make us evergreen and fill us with […]
Past mistakes cannot create a present pain…
Beating ourselves up after making a blunder doesn’t mean that we actually know better than what we just did — nor does this kind of suffering lead to greater command or better decisions the next time around. Self-punishing acts prove […]
In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that if we will stop agreeing to “feed” the parts of us that produce unnecessary pain, then gradually those parts will stop growing.