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Letting Go with Guy Finley
Uplifting Quote / Key Lesson Archives

In the end there is only one real freedom… and that is whether or not we give ourselves — freely — to what each moment asks of us.

Spiritual freedom costs everything — in that only someone who will pay whatever it costs comes to the realization that he never had anything real to lose.

Truth can only lift us as high as we are willing to let go of those parts of us that want to drag us down.          

Starting life over begins with bringing a conscious end to all lingering relationships you may have with old thoughts and feelings that want you to keep seeing your life through their eyes.

The true depth and breadth of the heart is measured not only by what it can hold, but also by how willing it is to let go.

The missing spiritual key — needed to forgive those who have hurt us — is found in our own awakening wish to be forgiven for having been deceived, and then seduced into believing there could ever be a valid reason […]

Nothing true and timelessly Good has ever taken root and flowered in this world that wasn’t first sown by love, cultivated through sacrifice, and watered with tears.

The difference between quitting a task, as opposed to reaching the end of our possibilities with it . . . is this: Whenever we quit our wish to succeed at something, we have first embraced a false sense of hopelessness […]

Mediocrity is a form of madness, a dream embraced by the masses because it makes just getting by an acceptable — sometimes applauded — social art form. What is excellent requires extra effort, so those who choose the road to […]

In this life we will lose whatever we don’t work to maintain; and this includes our health, as well as our hope to know our place in God’s life. All said and done, hard work is the way to the […]