Starting Over / New Beginnings
Do you feel like you can't embrace anything these days? You go to the store and encounter a scowling face. You hear some bad news, or you get a call, and you have a terrible reaction. You don't want to embrace it. You want to erase it! How many of you wish you had a giant eraser? And isn't that what we've been trying to do most of our lives when things go wrong?...
Any time we feign anything, we do so out of fear that without that "persona" to protect us--to make that impression we want--we won't get what we want. This whole way of thinking is secret self-sabotage. Your consideration of the two special insights that follow will start you down the path to a whole new kind of self-command.
All of life's innumerable "shake-ups, breakups, and wake-ups" take place within what we call the "present moment." This ever-open window into life--through which we see the newness of life unfolding before us--is something much, much greater than all of the individual events that pass through it to reveal it.
Topics covered: Standing in the space between provocation and inclination; We judge others for challenging beliefs we're unwilling to speak; Seeing limitation is the beginning of that limitation being changed; All reactions are a passive response to a provocation; Character is formed through experience; Angels are an energetic expression of a divine quality; You can't win an argument in your...
Winston Churchill told the people of war-time England to "Never surrender" in the face of their powerful foe. What about you? Do you find yourself surrendering again and again to an inner foe that holds you back from living the life you want? As Guy Finley explains, it's all the result of a misunderstanding. Within you is playing out an age-old struggle, but it's one you can win when y...