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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 […]

Seen through the eyes of higher self-knowledge, our weaknesses, whatever their nature, are (each) the secret seed of a new strength unlike anything imagined in our unending dream of overcoming what now defeats us.

In difficult moments with others let us remember this truth: it is better to find ourselves lacking the love we need to be kind — and to quietly suffer this humiliation — than it is to act from what is […]

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 our heart longs to see a shooting star, that day will come when we’ll see one blaze across the heavens. If we keep looking for physical gold, by panning a stream or breaking through rock, chances are our search […]

It is the source to which we turn, and from which we derive our strength that is the real test of our character; for in any moment of trial no one can be any stronger — better or brighter, than […]

Regardless of how one may feel in any given moment, real life can present no task before us for which we are “inadequate.” Yes, we may be unprepared at its outset… just as each year a bare tree can’t know, […]

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how resisting any weakness that we may see within ourselves is the same as rejecting the possible flowering of real spiritual strength. Click here to listen to “The Secret Precursor to True […]

Weak thoughts and feelings often feel strong but remember, real strength is never anxious, cruel, or punishing.

Regardless of how one may feel in any given moment, real life can present no task before us for which we are “inadequate.”