Whatever the race may be in this life, it is always won by whoever is willing to start it over as many times as it takes to realize victory.
Here is the obvious, but rarely acknowledged reason why we must dig in and do the difficult inner work needed for real self-transformation: if we don’t change, we gradually come to wholly embody the very weaknesses whose destructive nature we […]
Only as each of us awakens to our actual condition in life, dominated as we are to one degree or another by a discontented self, can we ever hope to use our free will to give up our willfully discontented […]
We are tested not by Spiritual Light but in spiritual darkness . . . for what test is made amongst things revealed? . . . Our real inner worth is measured by what we turn to in moments concealed.
In those moments when we meet a challenge that stands in our way, we are not meeting some immovable, transient object. In reality, we are meeting nothing more than our own present understanding of that event. Wherever we are — […]
How to stop thinking and start seeing…
Question: Why in the world am I so weak that I can’t remember my good intentions? How will I ever succeed spiritually when this weakness keeps getting in the way of my making any real progress? Answer: Part of the […]
What we’re really looking for in this life is what we already have within us…
Guy Finley explains that although at times it may seem otherwise, the universe does want you to succeed as a human being. When you finally understand the truth of this, you’ll no longer have doubts about finding happiness.
Just as it is not our job to make the light that brings life to all creatures, neither is it our job to make ourselves happy. Our soul responsibility, when it comes to living in happiness, is to consciously provide […]
You must do in life what you alone have been “created” to do, which doesn’t mean that your fate is your destiny; because in fulfilling this responsibility — of what you have been given to be — you also realize […]
I recently watched a documentary where a popular singer gave a rousing performance of John Lennon’s song “Imagine” at a religious gathering. By the time he brought the song to a climactic end, thousands of people were caught up in […]
The ground of discovery belongs to anyone who will work it. No one owns this ground, or the land of its origin, yet we may each possess as much of it as we are willing to exchange our lives for. […]
Almost every day I receive a letter, an e-mail, or phone call from an aspirant who wants to know, essentially, the following: “What must I do to succeed spiritually?” Or, in a slight variation on that theme: “What’s the right […]