In this short talk, "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about how creation is not complete without our awareness of it. When we surrender the fearful self that never stops pursuing what it wants, what we receive in exchange is this higher awareness of being an essential part of creation. Then we are participating in something timeless, where fear, hatred, anxiety, and doubt cannot dwell.
We are born into a universe of exchange, always bathing in a host of light, vibration, and sound, produced by an exchange of infinite bodies that are a part of our reality, both visible and invisible. But how aware am I -- in my body, in my life -- that everything exists as it does for me, even my very breath, because there's an exchange taking place?
Letting go and spiritual growth are as rain is to a field of wildflowers: we blossom as beings only as we release ourselves from what is self-limiting. But why do this kind of work within ourselves? Even though it's obvious, it needs to be stated: we struggle with whatever we do -- with whatever personally compromises us or our contentment in life -- so that we might realize a greater...
There are these moments where a person is introduced to a great clarity that the world they have been looking in, in order to find themselves through, is incapable of revealing the worth they are looking for. This first shock (have you had it, by-the-way?) is when a person realizes, "Uh oh. This is a dead-end. Oh no." And when a person has enough of these moments..."
The winter solstice represents the time of the year that the light comes into the darkness. It is an outer representation of an inner exchange that is always taking place within us, so that we can be brought into a greater life and fulfill the promise we all have to be a better human being. It is only as we are delivered into this other order of light and understanding that we...