In this response to a viewer's question, Guy talks about how mere intellectual knowledge of spiritual principles is not the same as acting on and applying those same principles in the midst of your own life.
Duration: 2min 4sec
"Do you know why you want freedom? To know why you want freedom, you must know what you want freedom from. And most of us do not know that idea of 'freedom from' -- other than when we're in a bad relationship. What you want is freedom from pain. You want freedom from fear. Freedom from self-doubt. Freedom from feeling inadequate. Freedom from being alone...."
Each time we feel an emotional pain, we should use that as a signal that we've made a mistake, that we've crashed and now need to find and try another new way. The problem for most of us is that we rarely allow ourselves to learn in this way. We have hundreds of experiences each day in which our expectations crash into reality. Whenever this happens, we have a close encounter of the truthful...
Guy Finley explains that when strong energetic forces such as anger, rage, and anxiety appear in us, we can either deliberately use them for our spiritual growth, or they will be unconsciously misused and squandered through resistance.