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Browse this sub-directory of Guy Finley's top self-improvement and spirituality articles, poetry, and inspiration quotes by Guy Finley

Topic > Spiritual Principles > Awareness

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  • Success of the Soul (Writing - 12/15/02)

    The Soul is created to transcend itself, beyond what we think possible

  • Coming into the Undivided Life (Writing - 11/3/02)

    Be Aware of the Content of Your Own Heart

  • Awaiting the Divine (Writing - 9/22/02)

    Anticipation is a special kind of awareness where one is united with the spirit of what comes prior to its arrival

  • See the Light (Writing - 5/26/02)

    Awake and See the Light

  • Let Nothingness Happen (Writing - 7/21/02)

    Allowing nothingness its life slays both the illusion of emptiness and the self so fearful of it.

  • Fear (Writing - 2/23/03)

    It is in your power to be awake to the fearful voices that either project some doom or denouce you for making mistakes.

  • Painful Past (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Learn to let go of any painful past condition!

  • Painful Patterns (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Breaking out of old painful patterns, habits, and recuring problems.

  • Nurturing Love (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Nurturing Love: How to be in True Relationship with another human being!

  • Selfless Living (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Selfless Living: How to Enter Into Perfect Communion Where God is Your Life!

  • Goal Setting (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Learn to Be A Self-Starting Individual Instead of a Self-Stalling One!

  • The Truth About Angels & Devils (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Learn how dark forces (devils) are always against you while Angelic forces (angels) are for you in every meaning of the word!

  • Meditation & Prayer (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Meditation & Prayer can show you how to let go and know that Life is complete and so are you!

  • Addiction (Writing - 2/23/03)

    How to overthrow the addiction, the tyrant of dark domination!

  • Judging Others (Writing - 2/23/03)

    How to see without judging others!

  • How to Defeat What's Defeating You (Writing - 12/6/02)

    How To Defeat What's Defeating you

  • Special Insights into Making a Fresh Start in Life (Writing - 12/27/02)

    Special Insights into Making a Fresh Start in Life

  • How to Make All of Life be Just For You (Writing - 10/18/02)

    How to be for yourself by being for the Truth.

  • Nullify Negative States with New Knowledge (Writing - 9/27/02)

    How to deal with negative states.

  • The Secret to Overcoming All Opposition (Writing - 9/6/02)

    Understanding of the opposites is essential for your spiritual growth.

  • Spiritual Stillness (Writing - 4/1/03)

    Guy Finley reveals the unknown treasures hidden in spritual stillness.

  • Nullify Negative States with New Knowledge (Writing - 4/27/03)

    An excerpt from Seeker's Guide explaining how to break our relationship with negative states.

  • Thought (Writing - 5/1/03)

    Guy Finley shows you a whole new way to live that is free from the punishment of self-wrecking thoughts.

  • Self-Awareness (Writing - 7/1/03)

    Guy Finley addresses common questions on the topic of self-awareness.

  • 21 Ways We Waste Our Vital Life Forces (Writing - 8/13/03)

    Guy Finley shows how we can reclaim our natural internal energy by seeing where it is that we are currently wasting them.

  • How to Win New Spiritual Strength (Writing - 9/7/03)

    Guy Finley shows that to win authentic spiritual strength one must see through the illusions he has mistaken for that strength.

  • A Silent Prayer to Empower Your Wish to be Free (Writing - 10/6/03)

    Guy explains how we can begin developing true fearlessness by refusing to follow the commands of the internal pressure that jumps in and immediately tells us what we must now…[more]

  • Release Yourself From Yourself (Writing - 10/12/03)

    In this key lesson Guy Finley explains how the now is meant to always be new.

  • Three New Choices That Dismiss Dark Conditions (Writing - 12/2/03)

    Guy Finley explains how by meeting unwanted moments with negativity we only serve to further cement the darkness within us.

  • Present Moment (Writing - 1/1/04)

    The present moment, where our being and and our nature meet, is the instant of our destiny. But how to get there?

  • Enter Into the Untroubled Now (Writing - 5/11/04)

    Seeing that thoughts do nothing more than keep us firmly entrenched in pyschic slumber, explains Guy Finley, is the first step to learning to live in the untroubled Now.

  • Breaking Out of the Circle of Conflict (Writing - 5/18/04)

    Guy Finley explains that choosing to bear, rather than reciprocate, the pain of others, is the only way to end the circle of suffering.

  • The Secret of Living Thought-Free (Writing - 6/22/04)

    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.

  • Tap Into the Power of True Self (Writing - 7/13/04)

    True freedom, explains Guy Finley, is found through awareness that clinging to our past experience is all that holds us captive.

  • The Power to be at Peace with Your Life (Writing - 8/31/04)

    The first part of these new lessons in learning to live from your Higher Self and the prayer exercises that attend them is that the next time you feel yourself…[more]

  • Let the Love of Truth Give You a Fearless Life (Writing - 9/19/04)

    As we begin to see, explains Guy Finley, that keeping company with fear, worry, and stress is actually what allows those negative states to remain firmly lodged in our hearts,…[more]

  • A Special Holiday Message About How to Make the Season Bright (Writing - 11/26/04)

    A special message from Guy Finley about how to make the holiday season better and brighter. Guy explains how it's possible to stop hurting ourselves and the world around us…[more]

  • Negative Imagination (Writing - 12/1/04)

    Guy Finley discusses the draining energy of negative imagination and how images drawn from our memories seem to validate our discouragement.

  • Success (Writing - 1/1/05)

    Guy Finley discusses how we can fulfill the promise and potential of our lives and realize true success through living the awakened life and by developing self-seeing in the present…[more]

  • How To Change the Life You're Giving Yourself (Writing - 1/17/05)

    In order to change what we currently get from life, explains Guy Finley, we must first learn that we cannot separate our answers from our actions and our actions from…[more]

  • Self-Transformation (Writing - 6/1/05)

    Guy Finley discusses the path to true self-transformation, of growing beyond the nature in us that re-configures itself based on images from the past.

  • Remember Your Real Self and Be Free! (Writing - 11/7/05)

    Guy Finley reminds us that happiness, love, peace, compassion, and contentment are timeless states of being in the Now.

  • Find New Strength in Awakened Attention (Writing - 1/22/06)

    Guy Finley illustrates that wherever you place your attention, you give life to that seed of thought.

  • A Great Lesson in Letting Go (Writing - 1/28/06)

    We must no longer lend ourselves, explains Guy Finley, to the will of any dark state looking to use us as its vehicle.

  • Discovering the Impersonal Nature of True Peace (Writing - 3/11/06)

    If we could only become quiet enough to listen anew, explains Guy Finley, we would learn that peace is a gift given freely to each of us, right where we…[more]

  • Build the Foundation of a Fearless Life (Writing - 4/23/06)

    It's only what you do right this moment, right Now, explains Guy Finley, that's the seed of personal change.

  • The Right Choice That Keeps You Safe (Writing - 4/30/06)

    Guy Finley reminds us that no negative state wants what is right for you.

  • Law of Attraction (Writing - 5/1/06)

    Learn the truth aboout the law of attraction.

  • Step Out of the Rush and Into Your Own Life (Writing - 10/20/06)

    Learning to step out of the rush, explains Guy Finley, is the same as learning how to step into your own life.

  • The Power to Dismiss Discontentment From Your Life (Writing - 10/29/06)

    The discontented nature, explains Guy Finley, always requires that something be wrong in order for it to set it right.

  • Abolish Harmful Inner Voices (Writing - 11/6/06)

    Working with self-observation, we can actually see, explains Guy Finley, that these self-compromising thoughts are just that: thoughts.

  • The Secret of Perfect Relationships (Writing - 11/20/06)

    The less pain we have over what life appears to deny us, explains Guy Finley, the more at peace we naturally become with ourselves.

  • Leave the "Victim Level" of Life Behind You (Writing - 2/11/07)

    Guy Finley explains how living from a mind that automatically assumes suffering is real, gives you no choice other than to remain a perpetual victim.

  • Transcend the Limitations of Self-Centered Love (Writing - 7/2/07)

    One of the most shocking and necessary discoveries along the path, explains Guy Finley, is that what we love does not love us

  • Realize Your True Self in the Pool of Wisdom (Writing - 7/9/07)

    Guy Finley explains how you don't throw a stone into a pond to get rid of a ripple.

  • The Secret Starting Place for All Happy Endings (Writing - 9/3/07)

    We don't ever have to worry about happy endings to any of our life stories, explains Guy Finley, if we're awake enough to refuse all unhappy beginnings.

  • Realize the Self Greater than Any Dark State (Writing - 12/17/07)

    If fall signals the retreat of nature -- as when the last leaves fall from the trees and countless creatures crawl into nooks and crannies to pass through the bone-chilling…[more]

  • The Real Secret is: Seeing is Your Being (Audio 3:23 - 1/3/08)

    We as human beings have settled for far too little. The fact is that we do not know the unrealized potential that exists within each and every one of us.…[more]

  • How the Awake State Helps Heal the Ache (Audio 7:54 - 1/29/08)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how there is nothing more important than to Be Awake.

  • Awaken the Love of Light (Audio 8:22 - 2/26/08)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how our minds react to what Truth is revealing within us.

  • What Can I Learn About Myself From You? (Writing - 9/14/08)

    Compassion starts with the understanding that every human being on the planet looks different from us -- because physically we are different -- but inwardly we all live in the…[more]

  • Let Love Be Your Life (Writing - 10/6/08)

    If we want a whole life, explains Guy Finley, we must be whole human beings.

  • Awaken to a New and Higher World Within Yourself (Audio 6:56 - 3/2/09)

    In this special podcast, Guy Finley talks about how a higher awareness of "our world" makes it impossible to punish, judge or be against another person.

  • Keys to Claiming Your Celestial Birthright (Writing - 2/23/09)

    On one hand we are made to live out our physical existence in the world of passing time. This is the world we are all familiar with. It is the…[more]

  • Claim the Higher Vantage Point of Conscious Presence (Writing - 6/26/09)

    We have within us, explains Guy Finley, a very special part of ourselves within which we may be at peace regardless of what goes on around us.

  • Let Life Touch You (Audio 6:52 - 8/31/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about what it would mean to allow every impression that touches your heart and mind to stir you as it is intended.

  • Awareness is the Law (Audio 5:43 - 10/3/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about a beautiful kind of higher certainty that can come into your life in which it is impossible to ever again have one more…[more]

  • Letting Go of Unseen Self-Limitation (Writing - 12/14/09)

    We all know what it is like to be held captive of the little things in life -- those petty concerns and small desires that steal their way into how…[more]

  • Real Change Begins with Honest Self-Investigation (Writing - 3/22/10)

    Nothing seems harder to accept than the fact that we are responsible for so much of what proves to be unnecessary suffering. But we must challenge this involuntary, often intractable…[more]

  • Break the Spell of Self-Limiting Negative States (Writing - 4/5/10)

    Your awareness of troubled thoughts and feelings, explains Guy Finley, is the power that keeps their harmful and self-limiting influences from having control over you.

  • Wait on Life in a Whole New Way (Audio 17:34 - 5/10/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about a bright new relationship with life that is available to us when we are willing to drop our painful demands and wait for…[more]

  • Step into an Unthinkably Confident Relationship with Life (Writing - 10/8/10)

    The awareness of our living relationship with the present moment empowers us to know what's best for us without having to think about it.

  • Strengthen Your Connection to the Timeless Life (Writing - 12/20/10)

    You'll never know how forgetful of your self you are until you make the smallest effort to be self-remembering.

  • Get Started on the Higher Path to Selfless Living (Writing - 3/7/11)

    We are meant to take part in God's life through awareness of the freedom it continually reveals.

  • The Reward of Being True to Yourself (Writing - 8/8/11)

    Real freedom isn't subject to how others estimate our value; it is in realizing that none are free who find their sense of worth wondering how others measure their lives.

  • Remember Yourself and Realize Freedom (Video 8:58 - 11/7/11)

    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]

  • A New Order of Self-Understanding (Writing - 11/21/11)

    As we become more self-aware, a whole new order of understanding dawns.

  • Enter the World Beyond Right and Wrong (Audio 5:59 - 3/5/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how real revelation of the truth of ourselves transforms the character that has been revealed.

  • Learn to Turn to the Eternal (Writing - 4/9/12)

    When at last we see how our present sense of self is little more than a derivative of relationships with things outside of us, and realize that most of our…[more]

  • The Web of Life (Audio 5:30 - 4/30/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the life-saving wisdom of becoming aware of the various thoughts, feelings and states that move through us, rather than wasting our energy…[more]

  • Awaken Your Powers of Perception (Writing - 9/10/12)

    Here's a short exercise to help you see the following fact: There's a way to know, without ever having to think about it, exactly which of your own thoughts and…[more]

  • Your New Authority Over Whatever Hurts You (Writing - 10/15/12)

    Only conscious awareness of our aching can lead us to what authentically answers it.

  • The Complete Story of Sorrow in a Simple Lesson (Audio 2:09 - 1/24/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how everything that life brings to our door is intended to show us something new and true about ourselves... if we are…[more]

  • Learn to Be New and Live in the Now (Writing - 12/24/12)

    Our awareness of the troubled thoughts and feelings roaming through us is the power that keeps their harmful and self-limiting influences from having control over us.

  • Find Strength in the Silent Force (Writing - 4/22/13)

    Looking for the power to be happy is not found in a person, place, possession, idea, or belief, but through the new understanding that your higher, permanent nature needs no…[more]

  • Being Alive Begins with Being Present (Audio 6:31 - 5/17/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how everything that exists was made for us to discover our true nature.

  • The Painful Illusion Behind All Conclusions (Audio 3:56 - 7/8/13)

    Guy Finley talks about how we have a nature within us that is constantly in motion, but yet never actually goes anywhere because all it can do is move from…[more]

  • We Are Made to Be Instruments of the Light (Video 3:39 - 6/28/13)

    In this video, Guy Finley talks about how our true interior work is about agreeing to stand within the light of awareness so that the parts of ourselves that are…[more]

  • Don't Miss This Life-Changing Moment (Writing - 8/12/13)

    What we call a personal "crisis" is really that moment when some previously invisible conflict within us becomes temporarily visible.

  • Let Inner Disturbances Lead to True Reconciliation (Video 5:04 - 9/3/13)

    Guy Finley explains how every event in life serves to reveal the actual truth of our character, and that true reconciliation must include a higher awareness of that nature within…[more]

  • Listen to the Sounds of Your Timeless Self (Audio 2:42 - 12/6/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley discusses the timeless beauty of music, and how when we find ourselves "tapping our feet to the rhythm," it is actually the expression in…[more]

  • Meditation of the Timeless Kind (Audio 3:49 - 12/18/13)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how it is possible for us to establish a real relationship with a higher order of stillness that is authentically in command of…[more]

  • Catch Yourself Before Acting From Weakness (Writing - 11/25/13)

    Any time we pretend to be something we're not, we do so out of fear that without that "persona" to protect us we won't get what we want.

  • The Reconciliation Between Self-Condemnation and Excuse (Video 3:35 - 2/24/14)

    Guy Finley talks about the nature within us that seeks to condemn us even as it excuses what "it" has done. Whenever we are able to observe these two opposites…[more]

  • Engage Directly With The Divine (Audio 3:40 - 4/8/14)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how the descriptions and interpretations of what we experience in our lives can never be as complete as the pure meaning that…[more]

  • Use the Power of the Present Moment for Real Inner Change (Writing - 5/26/14)

    Your awareness of the power of now can transform each challenging life moment into a new and true beginning for you.