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Letting Go with Guy Finley

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Forgetfulness

posted by Guy Finley

Winter cannot recall the fullness of summer, Nor summer the trees grown stark and cold, So seasons pass in the footsteps of each other, Never growing younger or ever turning old.

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Lessons in Leaving Behind the Rushed Life

posted by Guy Finley

Being anxious, always in a rush and racing after whatever it is we’ve imagined will help us to be more at peace with ourselves, is like running to catch the shadow of a passing cloud on a hot summer’s day […]

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Encouragement from the Cycle of the Seasons

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Some days when our hearts feel like they’re living in winter, what encouragement can understanding the cycle of the seasons offer? Answer: “To every thing, there is a season,” so says Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament. But we can […]

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The Greater Story Behind the Seasons

posted by Guy Finley

Question: What is the significance of the seasons in relation to our own lives? Answer: Each season represents an individual “story” – as well as doing its individual part in the telling of a far greater story whose principle character […]

A Summer Prayer

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I suspect it’s a cycle of learning, but compared to last summer when I thought I finally “understood” it all, now I feel perfectly helpless. I’ve handed my self back to God. I suspect it’s time for more shaping, […]

Love Has Her Seasons

posted by Guy Finley

If trees move through seasons — and their loveliness only changes to reveal itself in new forms — then why not consider that Love has Her seasons too? And is any season more beau­tiful than another, or is it just […]

Summer – A Natural Time for Letting Go

posted by Guy Finley

Summer is a secret time of sacrifice; it marks nature’s perpetual passage from one form into another. The evidence is everywhere: flowers shed their petals to reveal the baby fruits hidden in their buds, even as other maturing fruits ripen […]

Previous Posts

Getting Past Self-Justification
Question: When I look at myself, it seems that my most prevalent emotion is anger. It's always there. I frequently find myself caught up in what you call "mental movies," remembering all the cruelty and unfairness that seem to justify this ...

posted 12:00:51pm Aug. 04, 2015 | read full post »

Stop Justifying Negative States
We rarely see how, or when we act against ourselves – or others – because of how instantly, easily we agree to identify with a legion of sleep-inducing thoughts and feelings that appear to serve one purpose: to justify a dark and ...

posted 12:00:14pm Aug. 03, 2015 | read full post »

Realize the Perfect Sense of Safety
There's only one way to realize the perfect sense of safety and unshakable contentment that comes with quietly knowing you're first on God's "list" . . . And that's to remember, at all times, your wish (and the work) it takes to place the needs ...

posted 12:00:43pm Jul. 31, 2015 | read full post »

(Audio) Find Safety and Security in Love's Unfailing Order
In this brief audio clip, bestselling author Guy Finley says that we experience unnecessary pain in this life because we value the wrong things. [audio ...

posted 12:00:19pm Jul. 30, 2015 | read full post »

Remember the Silent Force
Question: Where do we look for the power we need to be happy and safe? Answer: Look for this power not in a person, place, possession, idea, or belief, but through the new understanding that your higher, permanent nature needs no power ...

posted 12:00:37pm Jul. 29, 2015 | read full post »

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