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Spiritual answers to stress and relationship issues with your host, Roland Trujillo.

 

Roland is live on the radio weekday mornings M-F 8:30-9:30 AM West Coast time.

To talk to Roland on the air, visit the Shedding Shackles page at Blogtalk Radio.

Judge Not Others
Stay in the grandstands of life and don't fall into vicissitudes, says Roland. Ever aware of our Creator, we should do what He wants us to do: not judge other people.

Follow Your Conscience
A listener asks about getting back on track. Roland tells how you need to refind your ground of being.

The Source of Love
A listener asks why there are hypocritical Christians. When you think you have love, but don't have it, you are a hypocrite, as love comes from God.

Who Speaks the Truth?
The Truth is often met with meanness or cruelty. Little children can awaken you to the inner Light. Treat them rightly and you've taken a crucial step toward regaining the spiritual life.

Jesus and the Pharisees
Jesus was hated because he spoke the Truth. Thoughts that come from outside can't be trusted. Be in touch with the Truth and you will see clearly.

Choice Over Compulsion
When Adam turned his back on God, he deteriorated. By checking with the Father, you can keep your freedom and joy.

Be Not Aggravated
Paul said, "I know how to abound and how to do without." The world is full of seduction. Avoid making worldly things more important than following your conscience.

Respond With Fresh Eyes
Most people are in some sort of a trance. Instead of being beholden to the past, you should move according to intuition.

The Flow of Magic
Christ did many magical things, and only some are included in the Bible. Refind God's grace and you will have the power to do wonderful things.

Above All Temptation
Roland answers a question about whether hell has gates. He also discusses how wrong people get power when you react to them.

Experience God's Forgiveness
Life was meant to be lived at a higher plane than most of us live now. If you want to live closer to God, you must give up resentment.

Discovering the Good Life
You were not meant to be stressed out. Christ came to save us from worry and negativity, and sin causes stress.

Be Still With Your Soul
When you become upset, it affects your breathing and creates microchanges. Roland discusses the steady state of emotion and what can replace it.

Finding Emotional Freedom
Do you feel pressured to do something? An emotional state can morph into a hypnotic state. Roland teaches how to find the real you, free of negative influences.

Stop Resenting Others
Resentment is a big deal and can lead to ruined relationships. When you resent, you forfeit the spiritual life and have to compensate.

It's Never Too Late
Roland answers questions about Pontias Pilate and going to heaven. The road to recovery begins with being sorry and becoming aware of conscience.

Emotion and Others' Will
The soul testifies through its actions. 99% of people are doing others' will and that happens because of emotion. Roland talks about emotion and why it is a problem.

Resentment Ruins Relationships
Roland discusses why people are such a stress. We are surrounded by imperfect people. When you resent others' imperfections, they become a stress to you.

The Danger of Impatience
Worry, fear, and anger can cause disease. Roland discusses how when you hate, what is in others gets into you. You must withstand cruelty by taking a mental step back.

Conquering Stress
Christ gave us all the clues we need to conquer stress. You were not meant to fall, and to avoid stress you must not yield to temptation.

Believe In The Son
St. Augustine said, "Our hearts are restless until they find rest in you." Roland discusses how to be in touch with what you know is right in your heart.

Love One Another
If you want to find your purpose in life, you have to find God's love. Roland discusses how you should want to do the right thing and inquire of God.

Have You Been Degraded?
There are different rules for human beings than there are for animals. Roland discusses how you become degraded by hating, judging, or manipulating others.

Sown in the Heart
The disciples of Christ were inspired to write about what they saw. People who see wrong are tempted to judge and condemn, but to be a true follower of Christ you must not judge.

Understanding God's Power
A listener asks a question about faith and the laws of physics. Your conscience is your closest link to God.

The Importance of Faith
Roland discusses how Truth is sustained through faith. If you go through repentance, anxiety will lose its hold on you and life will be one adventure after another.

Living Backwards
For many people, life is reacting emotionally to things that happen on the outside. Roland says there's another way of living that involves flowing from within.

Leave Your Problems to God
A listener asks how to avoid worry. There will always be issues in your life. You need to handle issues with understanding, which comes from God.

Believe Into Jesus
Roland answers a listener's question about believing into Jesus. Don't judge other people, and don't resent seeing your own resentment.

The Stress of Reacting
To survive cruelty and meanness, you need to go into the world with a detached point of view. Roland tells how to be calm by practicing the Meditation.

Principles of Stress
Humans are subject to unnatural stresses. Roland tells how you were subject to impatient people, and how your reaction had a bad effect upon you.

Why Truth Is Rejected
The most innocent people can still come under attack. Roland tells how words of truth can wake you up, but you'll need to stay awake.

Why Are People Mean To Each Other?
Children are surrounded by meanness, with bullying and teasing in the schools and pressure at home. Roland discusses different types of meanness and how separation from God causes us to be thoughtless.

Finding God's Will
Roland answers a listener's question about staying with the plan God wants him to live. We must not struggle with our failings. The Best of Roland--originally aired December 18, 2016.

A Simple Key

Christ chose simple men to carry forth the Gospel. Roland discusses how the Holy Spirit provides inspiration.

Finding Rest In You
You must find your ground of being. We try to find relaxation by taking pills or smoking. Roland tells the true reason we are anxious and restless.

Stimulus and Response
"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose that response," said Viktor Frankl. Roland discusses resentment and how it prevents us from responding rightly to others.

The Slave State
When your relatives are wierd, you can fall into a hypnotic state, also called a slave state. Slavery occurs when you make something too important, says Roland.

Created in God's Image
Humans were meant to be like Christ, but instead each of us goes though a fall. Roland answers a listener's question about staying with the plan God has for him to live.

Coping in Christ's Way
The more upset you are, the less you're able to cope. Roland discusses how your upsets are conditioned reflexes and what you can do about them.

In Contact With the Light
Christ said, "I am the light of the world." If you close your eyes, you may see little patterns of light. Those patterns of light are from God, says Roland.

Finding the Joy
Roland discusses how to live life fully. Be not rigid and fearful, but like a bird, which lives spontaneously and freely.

What is the Number One Cause of Divorce?
Roland discusses his new book, Roland on Relationships. When people get married, they expect to be happy, but something goes wrong. A key to a thriving relationship is letting go of resentment.

How To Be Smarter Than Einstein
Having a question for a long time is okay. Roland tells about his experience writing a book about physics and Einstein.

A Spirit of Wonder
Roland takes a call and discusses the power of intuition. When we respond to wordless knowing on the inside, there's no emotion.

Be Responsible For Yourself
Work involves policies and procedures to do the work safely. When it comes to humans, rules apply as well. Roland tells how you may not be playing by the right rules.

How Egos Survive
Roland discusses how you need to experience God. Instead of reliving the past and worrying about the future, let God guide you in His right way.

The Magic of Truth and Doing
From your intuition comes insight and wisdom. If you truly want to know the Truth, God will see to it that you discover it.

Infused Prayer
Roland announces that his new book, Contemporary Contemplation with Reflections on Miguel de Molinos, is now available.

Understanding Repentance
There is no salvation without repentance. Roland tells how repentance begins in a small way and why you should avoid false versions of it.

Caring For The Soul
You are your consciousness in a body. Roland discusses how your issues include focusing too much on the external and allowing outside forces to be distractions.

How Evil Gets Inside
Roland answers a question about healing on the Sabbath. Jesus' words had life, and those who heard him were brought to joy.

The Anvil of Experience
If you feel oppressed, that has to do with your lack of courage. Roland tells how we are born close to virtues, and how we find them from God.

Stop Hating Others
Unseen forces control others, and if you aren't careful, you'll be influenced by hate. Roland tells how rest and calmness are necessary to a proper life.

Clearing the Air
Families can lay troubles upon you, with others messing with your mind. Roland discusses how sometimes you may need to clear the air after doing wrong to another.

Inner Testimony
How do you know that what the Bible says is true? There's an internal testimony. Einstein knew that gravity would bend light, and no one could persuade him otherwise. You should be that way in knowing the Truth. The Best of Roland--originally aired May 2, 2021.

Created in God's Image
A listener asks about staying with the plan God wants him to live. Roland gives three important steps to living a life approved by God. The Best of Roland--originally aired April 18, 2021.

Being Called to God
Roland discusses his new edition of The Spiritual Guide by Miguel Molinos. You must get beyond reading Scripture and actually experience God.

Reaction And You
Your problem is you are reacting to everything around you. You recovered from stress very quickly when you were a child, but now you need patience and calm centeredness.

Avoid Falling Into Oppression
Have you fallen away from the Creator and into compulsions, worries, and fears? Roland tells how you don't have to be a Noah or Elijah to walk with God.

Serenity Through Prayer
Roland tells how to sense the presence of God by not being lost in thought. You must learn to be in the world but not of the world.

Floating Through Life
We need to follow through all the way to the end with what is right. Roland tells how when you do so, you will bear good fruit, in spite of the cares of the world. The Best of Roland--originally aired May 16, 2021.

Spiritual Stress
We live in a time of stress, and our challenge is dealing with it properly. Roland discusses how to survive spiritual wickedness.

The Basis of Stress
Many of us have trouble with resenting others. Resentment is the mechanism of separation from God's Light. Roland discusses how God's Light tells you when you're wrong.

The Truth Shall Set You Free
We live in stressful times. When you're in the presence of someone that hates you, calm centeredness is essential to overcome the pressure.

The Dark Side
All around, people try to violate your freedom by forcing or seducing you. Roland tells how to survive negative forces.

Spiritual Light
If you see a pattern of light when you close your eyes, you may be seeing spiritual light. Join Roland as he discusses the importance of intuition.

Dwelling in the Shadow of the Almighty
Be careful not to be absorbed by intense distractions. With the Lord, you can maintain awareness and keep your center of dignity.

Response to Seduction
The forbidden food changed Adam. The shock of realizing he disobeyed God came with the fall. Roland discusses how you should respond to seduction.

Joy and Spontaneity
Happiness comes in the oddest moments, often at unexpected times. Roland discusses how God will help you find joy when you come into His Light.

Conquering Stress
The greatest stress expert was Jesus. He overcame stresses by not hating, and you can too.

The Eureka Moment
How did you become apart from God? Roland discusses how you became part of a sensuous life and how to recover from it.

Emotion Is Stress
Stress compromises your immune system and keeps you from remaining centered. Roland discusses how not to be externally motivated, but respond to the Creator.

Your Lost Identity
You are born in God's image, but that image fades away when you want to be God. Others are good at catering to this ambitious nature, but you must become as a child.

Be An Observer
We were meant to go through life with a carefree spirit. Learn how to regain your childlike innocence and you will be closer to God.

Finding Rest in God
How do you find rest in God? Jesus said, "My burden is light." Finding peace for your soul involves getting in touch with intuition.

Worries, Doubts, and Fears
When a little child, you faced every day as an adventure. Now you are probably wrapped up in planning and worries. Roland tells how to regain joy by moving according to what you know is right.

The Spontaneous Life
Goals can lead to demise. We inherit a fallen nature from Adam, subject to lies and ambition. Christ makes possible living in the moment according to what you know is right.

Knowing As A Child
God gives us inner knowing. He created freedom and choice, making it possible for us to stray. Roland tells how if we err we can return to what is right.

Floating Through Life
We need to follow through all the way to the end with what is right. Roland tells how when you do so, you will bear good fruit, in spite of the cares of the world. The Best of Roland--originally aired May 16, 2021.

Floating Through Life
We need to follow through all the way to the end with what is right. Roland tells how when you do so, you will bear good fruit, in spite of the cares of the world.

Resentment Locks You In
You shouldn't be locked into things you hate. Roland tells how resentment blocks the true you. Be in a meditative state and you'll survive the temptations of others.

Inner Testimony
How do you know that what the Bible says is true? There's an internal testimony. Einstein knew that gravity would bend light, and no one could persuade him otherwise. You should be that way in knowing the Truth.

April 25, 2021
Resentment Affects You
If you resent someone, it affects your entire being. Avoid looking at someone with the judgments of yesterday. God's right way involves looking forward the future with a fresh perspective.

April 18, 2021
Created in God's Image
A listener asks about staying with the plan God wants him to live. Roland gives three important steps to living a life approved by God.

April 11, 2021
Resent Not the Remark
We absorb the image of other people. This can happen when you hate your parents or when you worship entertainment and sports stars. Roland tells how to remain true to yourself.

April 4, 2021
The Prideful Nature
We inherit our fallen nature. If you see yourself doing something wrong, instead of making an excuse or trying to justify it, just see it and see that it's wrong. In this way you come closer to God's Light.

March 28, 2021
A Life Without Resentment
Have you been around someone who waits until you make a mistake and then attacks you? How do you overcome subtle teases and false accusations? Roland tells how to remain safe through not reacting.

March 21, 2021
Avoiding Depression
When you're in a state of sin, you are subject to everything but God. Instead of being a slave to people and ideas, become connected to your source.

March 14, 2021
The Teachings of Christ
The Bible gives us clues to the teachings of Christ and is there to awaken you. How do you know what's in the Bible is true? There's an internal testimony.

March 7, 2021
The Dangers of Goal-Setting
Goals are everywhere lauded, but they can also lead to demise. We inherit a fallen nature from Adam, subject to lies and ambition. Christ makes possible living according to what you know is right.

February 28, 2021
More Faith, Less Upset
We all have a little bit of pride, a reluctance to admit that we're wrong. If deep down in your heart you love God, he'll find a way to overcome pride.

February 21, 2021
Remain Centered
Roland discusses the value of keeping pressure on the outside. Many people in prison wanted to be their own person, but didn't know how while facing difficult situations. Instead of rebelling, do what you know is right in your heart.

February 14, 2021
Inner Testimony
Roland reads from Experiencing God Through Prayer by Madame Jeanne Guyon. Where does your motivation come from? You can be rightly guided by turning your heart towards God, not towards the world.

February 7, 2021
Question the Fallen Life
A caller asks about living the life God wants him to live. The human race, beginning with Adam, is a fallen race. Roland tells how you can be remade in the likeness of God.

January 31, 2021
How Evil Gets Inside
A caller asks about healing on the Sabbath. Some people love the Truth and some do not, and you may marvel at the evil you encounter in others. Your number one line of defense is: don't hate them.

January 24, 2021
Creating Freedom
Can Paradise be restored? It can, if you return to the Creator. Freedom, choice, and love can be yours when you refind inner knowing.

January 17, 2021
Dealing With Injustice
A caller asks about how to handle anger. Anger is caused by injustice, which can take subtle forms such as rushing, confusion, or meanness. Learn with Roland how to deal with these calmly.

January 10, 2021
A Simple Key
Christ picked simple men, not studied, to carry forth the Gospel. Roland tells how you can be simple and carefree as the Holy Spirit guides you.

January 3, 2021
Bonded to Faith
Roland reads from his soon-to-be-released book, It's Sunny and Warm in the Kingdom of God. When you were a little child, you had a strong sense of conscience. You must refind this link to your Creator.

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