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Like the invisible winds that move the branches on the trees, we live in a world of this unseen, but ceaseless, flood of thoughts and feelings.
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.
Awaken the higher understanding you need that allows you to walk past the level of self that gives rise to your fear.
In this video, Guy Finley talks about how trying to support an illusion steals our energy, as well as the energy of others. Real life does not drain a person…[more]
Here's a special spiritual exercise designed to develop harmonious human relationships -- it's called the "You-I" Maneuver
Whatever it may be that we find wanting in someone else, we must learn what it means to give that very thing to him or her.
Regardless of how disappointing or painful it may have been, nothing real lives in your past that can grab you and make you its captive any more than a dark…[more]
The real adversary in our lives, that proverbial thorn in our side that leaves us aching and angry, and then sends us looking for someone to blame, is not what…[more]
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…[more]
In this video, Guy Finley talks about how we must learn what it means to wait on God if we wish to be connected to more than just the temporary…[more]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we must learn what it means to wait on God if we wish to be connected to more than just the…[more]
In this short video clip, 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…[more]
It is our fear of being alone and in doubt, of wanting to feel certain that what we are doing is right, that compels us to seek the approval of…[more]
Nothing in the universe can take from you your right to be spiritually free.
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…[more]
Studying wise principles without putting them into practice is like learning how to read music but never owning an instrument through which to experience the sound of those notes you…[more]
The unhappiness we feel is the bitter fruit of a lack of self-understanding.
Guy Finley talks about how each of us is part of a goodness that is far different than any belief that the mind can imagine. Truth transcends belief. Our task…[more]
In this short video, Guy Finley explains that the revelation of our true self is the natural outcome of a constant pruning away of the illusions we have about our…[more]
In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that we must learn what it means to be present to ourselves at all times, since the unattended mind attracts false purposes to…[more]
In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that the revelation of our true self is the natural outcome of a constant pruning away of the illusions we have about our…[more]
Guy Finley explains that as you awaken spiritually you will gradually discover your authentic poverty, and in doing so you will learn to be grateful for everything you're given.
Guy Finley explains that each of us is a unique blend of celestial energies, both positive and negative, all of which are meant to be used for the purpose of…[more]
Guy talks about the importance of being present to ourselves at all times, especially as the unattended mind creates false purposes for itself which can only lead to pain.
Authentic self-healing must begin with truthful self-seeing.
The spiritually awakened life is not something that one achieves -- the true higher life comes to us naturally and reveals and expresses itself in anyone who realizes that this…[more]
Choose to live from a free mind and you have chosen in favor of owning your own life.
Guy Finley explains that true goodness is not measured by actions that validate the image we have of ourselves as being a good. An action that is truly good has…[more]
Learn what it means to let life shape you -- let God shape your life, your soul -- until you're in direct relationship with life.
Guy Finley responds to a question about the spiritual potential of autistic children, and reveals that the true responsibility of a caregiver is to first live up to their own…[more]
Painful reactions to life events are just mechanical, emotional knee jerks.
Guy Finley explains that we live in a universe of forces that are ceaselessly acting upon us, and it is only our awareness of these energies that allows us to…[more]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we are always being acted upon, moment to moment, by certain kinds of energy, and the degree to which we possess…[more]
Guy Finley explains in this brief talk that it is possible for us to find complete freedom from the mechanical, enemy-making nature that presently tricks us into believing that it…[more]
Learn to detect negative feelings that imply there's nothing that can be done about the way you feel at the moment.
Whenever we find ourselves confused, depressed, angry with someone, or upset with ourselves for whatever reasons, we must come wide awake and realize -- through our inner awareness -- that…[more]
The greater is continually pouring out its life, giving its light to the lesser.
The more we are willing to learn about the way fear works, the less power it has to work its ways on us.
What we call a personal "crisis" is really that moment when some previously invisible conflict within us becomes temporarily visible.
In this revealing short talk, Guy Finley explains that the only way to realize our true possibilities is by going all the way to the very end of things, because…[more]
We are not so much lost in the sea of choices life offers us as we are just adrift amongst them.
Guy Finley talks about how we currently live from an agitated nature that searches for "peace" through its own frenzied activity. Our awareness of this fact is what seeds within…[more]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we must always make an effort to be awake so that we can begin using life's currents and waves for our…[more]
In this video, Guy Finley explains that the true role of a teacher is to remind students of their actual condition, which presently is an unconscious state of "spiritual sleep."…[more]
In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how "waking up" spiritually includes an awareness of how much it hurts to remain "asleep."
In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how most of the unnecessary struggle and conflict that we experience in this life is due to our habitual, unconscious fixation on recurring…[more]
Dare to put aside all relationships other than those which serve to reveal what is essential to your real desire.
Whenever we will lend our attention to the inner task of working to transcend some dark state at work within us, then in that same moment, even if we don't…[more]
Our spiritual task, assuming we are stirred to seek this truth of ourselves, is to awaken ourselves to the Light that first invites us, and then unites us with its…[more]
Be willing to do without what you must if you see certain things that tell you that what you are embracing is destroying everything, including your chance to be a…[more]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we are introduced to our own higher possibilities whenever we are willing to be awake to what the present moment wants…[more]
We never experience anything that does not arise directly from our own inner life.
Self-study is personal, individual work that sincere seekers must do for themselves.
In this video blog, Guy talks about why it is so important to work at spending more and more time each day attending to our interior lives.
The Living Light never shows us anything in ourselves that it hasn't already started to change for us.
Our willingness to teach for the purpose of learning is every bit as important as is our willingness to learn what we must in order to grow.
On one hand, each of us professes to be concerned with growing and self-developing while, on the other hand, none of us ever wants to be wrong, which is a…[more]
In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how each moment of life is made for anyone and everyone who is present to it. If you are not in this moment,…[more]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the importance of being present to what each moment reveals to us about ourselves.
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about why we must come to realize the need to shake ourselves awake as often as possible if we want to be free…[more]
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how there is nothing in the world more practical than true spiritual principles.
If we're interested in spiritual things, we gradually realize that what we really need is to understand this nature that is never satisfied.
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the vital importance of going beyond mere knowledge about spiritual principles and beginning the real work of integrating what we know about…[more]
In this short talk Guy explains how each moment of life is made for anyone and everyone who is present to it. If you are not in this moment, you…[more]
One sure measure of spiritual growth is found in our developing awareness that each and every present moment of our lives is a special kind of spiritual looking glass.
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about why it is so important for all of us to learn something new and true about ourselves everyday.
Almost every kind of unhappy feeling is the result of mistaking the partial for the whole.
No intelligent, conscious person would ever intentionally hurt themselves or others.
The wish itself -- to be a higher person -- comes to you from a higher place and is received in its inner equivalent within you.
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about why the mind is always so busy thinking about itself, and how becoming aware of its mechanical activity is the beginning of…[more]
There is an inner gold you can find whose possession fulfills you, regardless of your external circumstances. We can call this inner gold "real self-knowledge."
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about what it takes to liberate ourselves from any fear that wants to pull us down into its world.
Great prophets and sages alike have long taught that this heart hidden in the center of us -- our own physical heart -- is but a three-dimensional reflection of an…[more]
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how we can learn to use every moment to reach for what our heart of hearts longs for.
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the importance of applying and integrating the spiritual knowledge we have learned into our everyday lives.
We can and must begin to understand the spiritual life before we can live it. But we can't begin to understand something that is above us until we begin to…[more]
The wise are not those most learned, but the best tempered by truths put to the test of life.
There may be no greater self-deception than the false notion that rushing through anything actually helps us in any way whatsoever.
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how an entirely new kind of inner freedom can dawn within us when we begin to understand that the happiness that we have…[more]
Guy Finley discusses our native right to live fearlessly, and the courage, resolution, and persistence required to prove our fears groundless. Learn more about rising above the limitations of your…[more]
Our attention connects us to life; it establishes our relationships with all that unfolds around and within us.
The sky is forever. And so is your true nature.
Guy Finley speaks about topics related to his new book The Courage to Be Free including fear and fearlessness, beauty, kindness, love, and the authentic path to an enlightened heart…[more]
Guy Finley answers the question, what does it mean to be a truly successful person in this life?
You can wake yourself up, explains Guy Finley, just as many times as you're willing to catch yourself in daydreams where you're the star.
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the real nature of self-transformation. Learn what it means to place yourself in a vibrant relationship with real Life. Discover a whole and…[more]
Guy Finley explains that there are those who, having once tasted the wine of truth, can never again be satisfied again with any other.
No intention can be any stronger, says Guy Finley, than our ability to remember it in the moment that it is needed.
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the importance of being ceaselessly attentive to the activity of your own mind, which makes it possible for you to be the one…[more]
Guy Finley reminds us that everything we need to succeed is forever raining down upon and within us.
Spiritual work is always interior work first, explains Guy Finley.
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the subtle difference between becoming the embodiment of a thought or feeling that passes through you, and being fully aware of its presence…[more]
In this podcast, Guy Finley reveals how we can forever break free from anything that compels us to relive painful moments from the past.
In this podcast, Guy Finley explains in detail how measuring yourself actually prevents any real change from taking place.
In this podcast, best-selling author Guy Finley talks about how our experience of life is a direct result of what we spend our time attending to.
Why try and change your outer world, asks Guy Finley, when it is only a reflection of your inner life?
In this podcast, Guy Finley explains why pure awareness is the only answer for fear, frustration, anxiety, stress, anger, or any other life-stealing negative state.
In this podcast, best-selling author Guy Finley presents an extremely helpful and practical exercise that--if you will do what is required on your part--can instantly change your day and your…[more]
Guy Finley sheds helpful light on certain forms of painful hypocrisy that live in us. Also revealed is how we can awaken to and dismiss spiritual weakness in ourselves, as…[more]
Guy Finley discusses panic attacks and the fearful, mechanical thoughts that terrorize an unawakened mind. Learn the secret of knowing that all is well when you realize the truth that…[more]
We are created -- and each of us is intended, explains Guy Finley -- to discover the truth of ourselves within ourselves.
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how our minds react to what Truth is revealing within us.
In this extraordinary podcast, Guy Finley reveals a fact that will forever change your relationship with Life.
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how there is nothing more important than to Be Awake.
One reason why negative states sneak in so easily to steal our peace, explains Guy Finley, is that we have been conditioned to believe in their right to punish us.
Guy Finley explains that if our peace is built upon worldly forms, then it will be, at best, a temporary peace.
You can let go of any painful situation or darkened state in your life starting right now! This powerful talk explains how resisting your pain actually keeps it alive. Listen…[more]
Tired of going in painful circles in your life? In this talk Guy Finley reveals the secret of finally moving out of what may feel like a meaningless existence into…[more]
Guy Finley explains how rising above the blame game is the same as learning how to be in total command of yourself.
Guy Finley discusses the source of sadness and depression, and the most effective ways to free yourself from sinking into psychological darkness.
One of the important aspects of this Work, explains Guy Finley, is beginning to employ its principles in our everyday lives.
If we wish to live without resentments that linger in our hearts and rid ourselves of fear with all of its debilitating limitations, we must shed the skin of our…[more]
The suffering inherent in any condition created by unconscious codependency, explains Guy Finley, is due to our having forgotten who we really are.
One of the most shocking and necessary discoveries along the path, explains Guy Finley, is that what we love does not love us
If inner dialogues were left to themselves as they popped into our mind, explains Guy Finley, they'd be as powerless to disturb us as an echo is to change its…[more]
Guy Finley discusses how to keep alive the zeal for awakening and self-work, and to persist on the path to self-knowledge. Learn about the self-honesty that allows you to overcome…[more]
Guy Finley speaks about spiritual balance, alignment, and the natural flow of the present moment.
What we become in this life, explains Guy Finley, is very much determined by the kind of "interior" company we keep.
Guy Finley explains how one's inner nature determines one's experience of the outer life.
A special writing by Guy Finley on what it truly means to be a peaceful and peace-filled human being.
Guy Finley explains if we are ever to realize the integrity and consistent kindness of our True Nature, if we long to know something of heaven while we live on…[more]
A beautiful poem explaining how God's Life replace the endless circle of wants.
Guy Finley explains the power in seeing that we are actively involved with unseen thoughts and feelings that compromise us.
We know in our heart this life, as it is, isn't all there is. Knowing this fact has been a fuel that stirs us to seek something greater. But we…[more]
We live in a world, explains Guy Finley, that is established for us to succeed in realizing that within us dwells an Intelligence beyond fear.
We're often led to act against ourselves by an undetected weakness that goes before us -- trying to pass itself off to others -- as a strength. This is secret…[more]
The following short set of questions and answers is taken from the "Ask the Masters" sections that follow the end of each chapter in Guy Finley's newest book, *Let Go…[more]
Guy Finley reminds us that no negative state wants what is right for you.
Taking conscious risks can be such a powerful catalyst for inner change, explains Guy Finley, and involves making a choice to do what's true, in spite of what that choice…[more]
To succeed spiritually, to discover the new man or woman waiting within us, explains Guy Finley, requires going beyond being the thought-based, self-conceived creatures we are at present.
Learn why persistence is such a critical part of your spiritual work.
A special writing by Guy Finley revealing the path to true change. Originally presented at a classroom talk given on 11/13/05.
Understand the power illusions have over your life and learn how to break free from what wants to keep you captive.
Looking for freedom in powers or possessions, explains Guy Finley, ensures that we will always be their captive for fear of losing them.
All interior practices, explains Guy Finley, begin with the wish to meet our lives from a new understanding of ourselves granted us through new knowledge about ourselves.
When we resist what life would show us about ourselves, explains Guy Finley, we effectively close the door on the Light that wants to help transform us by showing us…[more]
This Now, the real Now, explains Guy Finley, is a perfect integration -- a dynamic mutual convergence of all the creative forces, which is always stirring.
Negative states born of nothing other than conflict-filled, comparative thinking, explains Guy Finley, steal into us to squander our peace one hundred times a day.
Whenever we will lend our attention to the inner task of working to transcend some dark state at work within us, explains Guy Finley, then in that same moment we…[more]
When we resist what others have to say about us, explains Guy Finley, we miss the perfect opportunity to learn something about our true nature we might not otherwise have…[more]
Guy Finley shows us that, no matter how hard it seems to start fresh or learn something new, who you really are is greater than any part of yourself which…[more]
Guy Finley outlines the ten traits of a True Spiritual Warrior.
Guy Finley gives us ten ways to see through the false thoughts that would have us believe we must suffer because of them.
In order to give others the space they need in which to grow, says Guy Finley, we must first make room within ourselves.
Leading by example, explains Guy Finley, is often accomplished by what we don't do, such as by not passing negativity on to others but instead bearing it within ourselves.
By rising above any self-righteousness that wants us to blame others for how we feel, explains Guy Finley, we gain an entirely new perspective on this useless reaction and learn…[more]
In this world that you and I live in, response is request. We can slightly enlarge this idea by restating it this way: The way you respond to life is…[more]
When we don't understand our negative states, when we have yet to realize how they trick us into doing their bidding, they have the power to make us jump through…[more]
We must learn to detect and reject the old content of ourselves, explains Guy Finley, if we are to enjoy the true freedom that awaits us.
Guy Finley suggests specific exercises to help you step out of the rush and stop being driven by anxious states. Learn new ways to wake up and develop self-command.
Guy Finley explains that the only lasting way to change our experience in life is to change our own life-level. At last the secret of real change!
The path to the higher ground within you, explains Guy Finley, is found through your persistent willingness to see that the path you are currently on leads nowhere.
**I know someone who drives me crazy, and I want to help him by sharing the truths I am learning. Without using interfering tactics, how can we help others to…[more]
As Guy Finley explains, as we let go of our identification with negative feelings we also let go of their associated pain.
Kindness is something we all value and wish we are known for. Learn how to make kindness alive in your life.
A special writing by Guy Finley explaining the work we must do to prepare a vessel that can be filled by real life.
In this short writing Guy Finley explains how we must revisit the same painful lessons over and over again until we begin to put the Truth first in our lives.…[more]
A short writing by Guy Finley showing how Higher Freedom comes to us in direct proportion to what we are willing to learn about ourselves
Guy Finley addresses common questions on the topic of self-awareness.
Guy Finley shows the one way for breaking the cycle of conflict, hatred, and pain that arise in human relationships.
Guy Finley talks about how to escape the punishment inherent in wanting to be approved by others.
Powerful insights from best-selling author Guy Finley show how we can bring an end to our punishing need for approval.
Helpful ideas about what is required of us if we wish to realize our True Nature, and offering specific examples of how to do the inner work necessary to align…[more]
Attachment is an unconscious process that occurs when our thoughts, having formed an image of someone or something, then embrace this image as the thing itself we have imagined.
In Recovery the Light from one small moment of honest self-inquiry is more powerful than the accumulated darkness of a million years of doubt.
Awakening: How to change our destination and arrive at that Higher World!
Prayer in Action: Seven silent prayers to turn your life around
Who we are - the stuff of our soul - is being transformed continuously by the nature of the company we keep, the toxic People.
Real transformation is a task that takes intentional sustained inner work.
Self-Esteem is how to own your own life!
How to see without judging others!
True self-help through transcendence, not struggle.
To break out of any prison you must first find a way that works. Here are a dozen new actions that have special powers to show you this needed Way.
The whole of our lives is relationship. The whole of our inner discovery takes place within relationship. Nothing can speed up our inner work better than working with someone who…[more]
The answers to all of life's questions can be found WITHIN you. Three ways to start asking the right questions.
10 steps to help you to outgrow yourself by venturing into the unknown.
How To Defeat What's Defeating you
Allow the Stirrings of the Spirit to Nurture a New You
It does not matter how you take the road. All that really matters is that you take it.
Cling Fast to Your Aim and Strive to Be True
Be Relieved of the Burden of Being Me
While experience may serve as the path to self-knowledge, still it remains the lesser half of the path to self knowing.
Within solitude and silence should we weigh those matters concerning the care of our soul.
Awake and See the Light
Do The Good Work of Preparation So Perfection May Begin
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