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In this one-minute wisdom video clip, Guy Finley talks about how human beings can transcend their present nature through self-knowledge, and how that change of nature is the same as a change of destiny.
Part of our possibility of growing into another order of being, of having a relationship with what is more celestial than earthly in nature, is that we're capable of seeing the world around us through eyes that are not just connected to our response to what we see but are connected to the reality behind what is seen.
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how anything that is authentically new in life is the fulfillment of a pattern, which then creates a new pattern, which itself is then intended to be transformed into something new. It is a timeless process of rebirth.
Guy Finley explains that the idea of "remembering ourselves" is completely different than being drawn into thinking about ourselves. Remembering ourselves is a perfect action that is in harmony with the "celestial tempo," while thinking about ourselves creates a lifeless prison cell that is decorated with familiar pictures.
Being at peace, and learning to live with quiet confidence -- even as the world spins wildly around us -- begins as we realize within us the presence and power of an interior stillness that neither needs, nor searches for, anything outside of itself in order to quietly know itself. During these last three months of the year -- as we watch the life force of nature withdraw itself -- we see fie...
I can think of no greater encouragement in this life than the self-evident truth that within each of us dwells something Extraordinary. By "Extraordinary" I don't mean any one condition or sensation born of a particularly exciting experience or even the long-awaited realization of some special achievement. The meaning of Extraordinary I wish to convey goes far beyond all such isolated crowni...
What would you think of a mother or father who starts yelling at their 5 year-old son because he didn't prepare dinner? It would be a terrible thing. Intuitively we would see such an action as being out of order. It's actually against the Cosmic Law. In the same way, life never asks a human being to be something he or she can't be. It's against the Law. Life at once asks and gives us wha...