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What is sacrifice? Letting Go Author Guy Finley gives a new perspective on the idea of conscious sacrifice. Real sacrifice isn't having to make the difficult choice to let something go, but choosing instead to let go of my identification with it. As my understanding of "what is sacrifice" grows, I see what I'm really giving up is a fearful self, which makes it the perfect sacrifice.
Topics covered: The problem is not the conditions in the world outside of us. The problem is the consciousness that looks out at the world; The world is in the mess that it is in because everyone in the world is trying to fix the mess; The antidote is in the venom. The real release from fear doesn't exist outside of the understanding that we are already free, but deceived.
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Our present experience of life, its happiness or sorrow, is nothing more or less than what certain unconscious parts of us tell us it is. Before we can hope to change our life experience, we must stop trying to re-write the Book of Life and work instead to awaken ourselves from the dreams of the unseen storyteller within us.
How many times in your life have you acted not just against yourself, but perhaps against others because your actions were uninformed, and you were moved prematurely into a conclusion? Too many times to count really. And most of these premature conclusions had some negative taint to them -- judging somebody, arriving at some insistence based on incomplete information.
Why do I stay in a bad relationship with someone who gaslights me? We all want to know when to let go of a love relationship that is toxic. Guy Finley answers what is going on "within us" when we can't let go and stay involved in a bad relationship.
In this answer to a viewer's question, self-realization author Guy Finley talks about how our own questions about what to do about the anxiety we feel actually perpetuates the very anxiety that we want to get rid of.
In this short talk, bestselling "letting go" author Guy Finley explains that the feeling of being stuck is not actually due to the event that we perceive as being outside of ourselves. What really has us stuck is a mind that perceives life as it does, and then resists its own perception.
Letting go, at its heart, is an act of agreement with Life. It is an accord on our part with what the present moment tells us about ourselves as it unfolds before us, asking of us what it does. And what is it that Life is asking of us moment to moment? It's simple, really...
The following 7 Golden Rules of True Self-Fulfillment are not the same as the laws that govern this world; nor are they what govern the lives of the vast majority of the men and women who crawl upon it. As is true of all creatures, these individuals have the life they serve; by law, their nature is their experience.
In this video, bestselling inner-life author Guy Finley explains how resisting something is the same as placing your attention on the very thing that you say you don't want.
Topic: Letting Go of All that Troubles You Starts Here (11/17/21 Classroom Talk)
Topics Covered: Our life is intended to be an infinite series of revelations of higher levels of ourselves; Within us lives not only what is high and light, but what is also low and dark, waiting to be revealed so that it can be healed; As goes my attention, so comes my experience. Attention is connection; To connect with something is to agree, whether conscious or not, to exchange energies with that thing.