Question: How can you stay peaceful when you are with people whose lives are really in distress, especially when they are close to you? Answer: You must ask yourself a different question. I’d suggest the following: What could be more […]
The feel of fresh understanding, an infusion of light; the sweet flood of a new knowing pouring into and integrating one’s soul, familiarizing it with its own forgotten wholeness and perfected peace. This is our hope in prayer: To become […]
The truth about the past is simply that it has passed. This means that our experience of each moment — for its pleasure or pain, peace or trouble — is a direct reflection of what we are in relationship with […]
Seasons and Tides, Seasons and Tides, Everything In . . . Then back Outside!
Question: What about the idea of repentance? On one hand, being repentant for ourselves — as certain old religious teachings say we should be — seems as much a part of being self-punishing as is just “cutting loose,” going wild, […]
Question: Having to rush is punishing… is it also a sure sign that I’m “asleep”? How does rushing overtake me so easily? What can I do to deliberately slow down when the urge to hurry seems overwhelming? Answer: Every person […]
If only we would cease giving others Reasons to resist our presence, Bear ourselves With what we burden them, Leaving no reason for blame… Then…that great silent rage Hidden in the human heart Would have to be seen for what […]
QUESTION If all the people of our nation went out in the streets in a march for peace and then sat in silence, do you think it would have greater influence than the political wrangling and vitriol that gets little […]
Either we are at peace wherever we are — because this peace goes with us — or what we call our peace is a product of some pleasurable condition over which we have temporary command. In situations like the latter, […]
Learn about true peace in this video blog by Guy Finley. Release yourself from the mind that prompts you to worry by asking “What If?”, by remembering that Presence knows what to do in any moment.