Starting Over / New Beginnings
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In this answer to a viewer's question, "letting go" author Guy Finley explains that we are working for the wrong master whenever our intention is to gain a worldly reward as the result of our work. When we work for the right master, the reward is always a new relationship with the moment and a revelation of something that we didn't know was true about ourselves.
In this answer to a viewer's question, Guy talks briefly about the original meaning and intent of "religion," and how it applies practically in our daily lives.
Have you ever looked down at a sidewalk or parking lot and marveled at a single blade of grass that had somehow found the will and the way to break through the pavement and out into the fresh air and sunlight? When we think of a titanic struggle, we don't usually think of a little seed of grass buried in the darkness and fighting to get out in the light. And yet, even though we may...
Can we see how, in one form or another, everything in creation longs to touch and to be touched? Flowers and trees stretch their leaves and limbs up to the sun, just as it reaches down to touch them. After all, to what end the timeless nature of such radiance, if not to grant life to whatever forms it temporarily animates?
Student Talks: 5/27/2022 - Key Lesson: Part 1 – That we should search only our own conscience for confirmation of what is good and true, this is the best definition of integrity. For that which is good and true is not social in nature, but spiritual in need and in deed. Part 2: Here is an enigma wrapped in a paradox: we cannot buy the love of the Divine; no good deed can produce the Presence...
Topics covered: The original meaning of the word "profitable" pertains to the concept of "ascending." And the original meaning of the word "sin" pertains to "missing the mark"; There is not one moment of the day that you are not experiencing what something in you loves, both on the so-called positive side and the so-called negative side; Only love makes us an authentically profitable...
Topic: Realize Your Timeless Self and Reclaim the Gift of Perfect Peace (12/9/20 Classroom Talk)
Classroom Talk: 12/9/2020 - Never forget the truth that follows, and freedom is nearer than you think: no real spiritual effort is ever in vain, even when we're given to see -- as result of our inner work -- some low estate into which we've temporarily fallen. In turn, always remember: the great ocean into which the waters of a river...
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