You can’t have your own life until you learn to challenge the “status quo” (spiritually speaking), and consciously face your fear of the pain it will bring…
Dwelling on any painful moment is like channel surfing through a thousand possible TV shows, selecting the one that troubles you the most, and then blaming your TV set for the pain you’re feeling.
The door to your mind is never to be left unguarded. The same holds true for the door of your heart. Whomever refuses to mount this interior watch effectively agrees to give his life over to whatever creature walks in […]
The next time you feel yourself starting to become frustrated, angry or scared, do your best to confirm this vital insight: Negative emotions cannot exist without having something to blame for their punishing presence. The clearer for yourself you can […]
When our attention is drawn to how much we don’t want to be what we are in any given moment, we can’t see ourselves as we actually are! This means that all forms of resistance-born reactions are blinding agents; they […]
In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why it is necessary to encounter our own so-called “limitations” if we ever want to discover the real source of higher strength that already exists within us. Click here to listen to “Awaken […]
Despising oneself for missing the mark doesn’t prove one could have hit the mark and didn’t. It proves only that the dark nature involved in this kind of pain doesn’t know what the true mark is… else it wouldn’t be […]
The hardest part of the journey along the upward path is the gradual realization that one’s work to awaken is, at best, imperfect. Along the ascending path each footfall serves to echo an unwanted reminder of one’s imperfect actions, imperfect […]
In this short talk, Guy Finley explores how a true spiritual warrior is not someone who imagines future victories to come, but is the individual who is willing to step onto the battlefield and meet what he or she must.