Real compassion lies in our ability to remember that any angry, resentful person is usually just someone who can no longer bear the weary weight of his or her own carefully concealed despair.
In times of anxiety and fear, we almost always call upon someone or something to help us get through our stress. This dependency on others for strength not only weakens our soul but also steals from it the possibility of […]
If you would like to begin in earnest the good work of letting go of dark, self-punishing states, start here: Never give to another person a slice of any mental or emotional state of yours that you have not taken […]
Guy Finley reveals that true love shows me what I need to see about myself in order to be a more perfected person.
A big part of our inner work in all of our relationships involves remembering this key idea: whenever we are not present and properly attentive to ourselves, we may be sure the false self is busy attending to something we’ll […]
Have you ever tried to make a change and then heard this voice in your head? “Why does it have to hurt?” Maybe some form of an addiction – drugs, alcohol, food – has begun to compromise not only your […]
If you know the content of your own heart . . . If you can be consciously aware of this condition . . . Then you not only know the secret contents Of the heart of everyone else you meet, […]
Every relationship that we have in our life — our contact with each person, place, and event — serves a very special, if yet to be realized purpose: they are a mirror that can serve to show us things about […]
Whether it’s issues concerning health, relationships, or some other heartache… letting go is the central theme of this life; we can either agree with its great lesson and learn to release our resistance to unwanted moments… or cling and cry, […]
All human enacted tragedies, and the grief that follows in their wake, are regrettable; it’s almost unimaginable that any individual could be so inwardly corrupt as to deliberately wish to hurt anyone else, let alone a group of innocents. Heinous […]