Starting Over / New Beginnings
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There is an unseen source of daily suffering that is the constant companion of humanity. It is in one respect one of the great driving forces behind the darkness that encompasses this planet -- the unremitting wars, the violence, the greed, the fear, the desperation -- all the things we see in the world around us...
In this short video, Guy explains that trying to be a spiritual person through any idea about what it means to be awakened will lead to discouragement. Stop trying to be awakened. Instead, start seeing where you are asleep. This is not about living up to an imagined state. It is about dying to the illusion that you are what you imagine yourself to be.
What is real luck? The following may surprise you! Have you ever been walking from your kitchen, tripped with a cup of coffee in your hand, and spilled something on the spot? "Oh, look what bad luck. I'm going to have bad luck all day today. I just know it!" Yes or No? Was it bad luck that you spilled your coffee? ..
Whenever there is an unconscious inner dialog going on in our heads, we are actually looking in a mirror that we don't know is a mirror. And what we see in our mind's eye talks to us about what we must make ourselves into so that we might finally find rest and be at peace. Freedom from the dark inner dialog begins by seeing that the "self" that is talking to us only exists as long as we...
Either we live in the freedom that we know is real -- choosing to embody it in the moment, regardless of the cost -- or we wave a flag called "liberty tomorrow" and suffer the indignity of serving what has already betrayed us.
Being still begins with being quietly aware that whatever seems to be whirling around you is really just a reflection of the world of unseen reactions within you.
The reason that the "truth sets us free" isn't so much because of something that we're able to do with it, but rather through the always shocking discovery that, as we are at present, there is very little we can do that is real.
Life will show itself to you, and as it does you'll know just what to do and who to be. There is never any good reason to worry about anything.
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how real freedom is finally found when we are willing to go through the pain of doing what is right.
Guy explains what it means to "practice the presence" and sustain a relationship with a higher part of ourselves in the present moment. It starts with working to remain in our body, psychologically speaking, which allows our senses to keep us connected to the whole of life.
In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that when we begin to observe that most of our time is spent in a sort of twilight state of sleep, we will begin to understand the necessity for waking up and working to remain present to ourselves.