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  • This Key Unlocks the Door to a New Kind of Freedom (Writing - 5/25/04)

    The true answer to any problem we find ourselves in is not found in our thoughts about it, but rather in our willingness to allow new light to reveal its…[more]

  • Wake Up and Be Free of Fear and Worries (Writing - 6/29/04)

    Instead of letting fear lead you off the path and into the dark, explains Guy Finley, remain true to your course and watch it disappear.

  • Two-In-One Undone (Writing - 10/13/04)

    A short yet powerful poem by Guy Finley that reveals the wrong pursuits we get caught in each time we try to escape from understanding our real interior condition. If…[more]

  • How to Defeat What is Defeating You (Writing - 9/17/05)

    The first step in the right rebellion to reclaim your own life, explains Guy Finley, is to learn what it means to think about yourself instead of from yourself.

  • Practice the Principle of Being Present (Audio 7:38 - 1/23/07)

    Use the powerful principles presented in this talk to step out of the pain-filled worlds of imagination, and into the one True world of authentic inner-peace.

  • Erase Those Fearful Feelings (Writing - 3/12/07)

    Being conscious of your fear, explains Guy Finley, empowers you to interact with it in an entirely new way.

  • Be the Ruler of Your Own Reactions (Writing - 3/26/07)

    Who you really are, explains Guy Finley, is an endless learning ground, a limitless possibility for higher and higher self-discovery.

  • Be Yourself and Be Complete (Writing - 4/23/07)

    There is no substitute, explains Guy Finley, for seeing the truth of our actual spiritual situation.

  • For True Self-Command Just Stop, Look, and Listen (Writing - 5/26/07)

    When the false self throws terrifying shadows, says Guy Finley, you must work to cast Inner Light.

  • Enlightening is Better than Igniting Yourself! (Writing - 12/10/07)

    Guy Finley explains how rising above the blame game is the same as learning how to be in total command of yourself.

  • Discover the Treasure of Your True Nature (Writing - 12/31/07)

    Awakening to who we are created to be, explains Guy Finley, is the first step in letting go of all that holds us captive.

  • Open Yourself to Real Life and Find True Liberation (Audio 7:50 - 10/6/08)

    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]

  • Learn to Be the Instrument of Life (Audio 4:08 - 6/22/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the immense difference between a life spent accumulating possessions, and a life in which an individual allows something higher to take possession of…[more]

  • 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.

  • A Fascinating Fact About Real Feelings (Audio 5:28 - 12/15/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the difference between true feelings born of real relationship, and imaginary feelings that carry us away from the present moment.

  • The Strange Non-Life of the False Self (Writing - 8/27/10)

    The sky is forever. And so is your true nature.

  • How Anxiety Imprisons You in a World of Empty Promises (Writing - 1/31/11)

    Anxious thoughts and feelings keep us a prisoner in the world of their empty promises.

  • Receive the Real Gift of God's Love for You (Audio 5:29 - 3/8/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how true spirituality is all about being receptive to the lessons that love wants us to learn about ourselves.

  • The First Step to Outgrowing Your Suffering (Audio 26:57 - 3/24/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how dissatisfaction with our lives is not something to be ignored, but rather something that can be transformed through diligent self-study.

  • Stop Fighting Confusion and Stormy Emotions (Writing - 2/14/11)

    When you begin to doubt everything you believe about your suffering, you will see that you never had to remain in the path of those destructive storms at all.

  • The Hidden Power of the Heart (Writing - 3/21/11)

    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]

  • Six Words to Help You Drop Any Dark State (Audio 6:28 - 6/28/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about a new action we can take to find freedom from negative states.

  • Unmask the Hidden Power of All Negative States (Writing - 10/29/11)

    We value negative states because of the strong sense of self we get from them.

  • Take Yourself Out of Harm's Way (Writing - 1/9/12)

    The foundation of self-observation is a higher self-awareness that puts you in direct contact with a new and superior Intelligence, a silent wisdom that immediately goes to work in your…[more]

  • Self-Healing Begins as Self-Hurting Ends (Audio 3:21 - 3/27/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about a new understanding of ourselves that will put an end to unconscious suffering... if we will remember to put it into practice.

  • The Power to Leave Painful Thoughts and Feelings Behind You (Writing - 3/12/12)

    Just as a storm in the atmosphere of the earth is born of conflicting fronts of different temperatures colliding with one another, so too must there be conflicting forces within…[more]

  • Discover the Self of Many Colors (Audio 4:17 - 4/11/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we are intended to discover that who we really are, our true self, is a multi-colored palette of extraordinary possibilities.

  • Free Yourself of Undetected Pressure (Writing - 7/9/12)

    The punishing pressure we feel in this life is not because of what life is but because of what we perceive life isn't.

  • Positive Steps to Drop Negative States (Writing - 11/13/12)

    Meekly submitting to any negative emotion in the hopes it will run its course and leave us alone just invites it to subjugate us again.

  • Practice the Pause that Spiritually Strengthens (Writing - 2/4/13)

    Negative emotions cannot exist without having something to blame for their punishing presence.

  • Stop Singing the Notes of Discord (Writing - 3/4/13)

    To change our relationship with life, to realize its unlimited song, we must bravely learn what it means to hear all of ourselves.

  • Rise Above Runaway Reactions (Writing - 4/29/13)

    Before we release ourselves into the hands of any automatically appearing rescuing agent, we must first take it into the light in order to see who sent it.

  • How to Ask For and Receive the Divine Consolation (Audio 7:36 - 9/18/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how freedom from the tyranny of psychological storms begins by refusing to be consoled by anything that our minds can imagine, an…[more]

  • Free Yourself From This Familiar Negative State (Video 3:26 - 9/18/13)

    In this video, Guy Finley talks about the painful sense of self that becomes more and more certain about its false position of righteousness in exact proportion to the degree…[more]

  • Practice the Presence of a Power Beyond Yourself (Writing - 12/23/13)

    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 Strength and Safety of Practicing Real Power (Writing - 12/30/13)

    More times a day than we want to acknowledge, we feel powerless. In such moments, for whatever reason, we see our situation as being without a solution. Confusion starts coloring…[more]

  • The Secret Place of Peace (Writing - 1/13/14)

    One reason why negative states sneak in so easily to steal our peace is that we have been conditioned to believe in their right to punish us.

  • The Root of All Self-Success (Writing - 1/27/14)

    If your choices so far have left you feeling dissatisfied and incomplete, you must stop blaming your selections and see that the problem lies with the chooser -- you!

  • Walk Away From What Hurts You (Writing - 3/3/14)

    Just as a child's runaway imagination creates menacing shapes out of shadows on the wall, it is the mind asleep to itself that makes monsters appear where there are none.

  • The Real Root of All Rage Revealed (Video 1:15 - 11/4/14)

    Guy Finley explains that all forms of rage, whether inwardly or outwardly directed, are the result of our thwarted attempts to possess what we think we need in order to…[more]

  • Put the Light on Hostile Thoughts and Feelings (Writing - 12/1/14)

    The next time some hostile state takes you over, see that something foreign to your True Nature has imposed itself on you and taken over your life.

  • Children Learn From What They See (Video 2:40 - 4/28/15)

    In this short video clip, Guy Finley explains that because children learn mainly from visual cues and emotional signals, the best and most effective way to teach them is by…[more]

  • Free Yourself From Useless Suffering (Writing - 5/4/15)

    The justification of any negative state serves one end only: the protection and the preservation of the nature responsible for its manifestation.

  • Discover the Hidden Forces at War Within You (Writing - 8/3/15)

    The unhappiness we feel is the bitter fruit of a lack of self-understanding.

  • Walk Away from Anxious Thoughts and Feelings (Writing - 10/12/15)

    The only reason we ever feel trapped by anxious thoughts and feelings is that we just won't let go of the false idea that it takes time to know the…[more]

  • Change Your World by Changing Your Relationship with It (Video 3:52 - 10/15/15)

    In this short video, Guy Finley talks about how real change in our exterior world begins with being in right relationship with what appears in our interior world. Nothing changes…[more]

  • Claim the Power Over Troubled Thoughts and Feelings (Writing - 1/18/16)

    We are created and each of us is intended to discover the truth of ourselves within ourselves.

  • Choose to Lose Your False "Friends" (Writing - 11/14/16)

    The things we put first in our life, our moment-to-moment choices in life, are a direct reflection of what we value most in that moment.

  • Free Yourself From This Unseen Force That's Dragging You Down (Audio 2:38 - 11/16/16)

    In this brief talk, Guy Finley explains that anything that tries to get us to identify with something outside of us is dragging us down, even though it may seem…[more]

  • Free Yourself From This Unseen Force That's Dragging You Down (Video 2:21 - 1/10/17)

    In this brief video clip, Guy Finley explains that anything that tries to get us to identify with something outside of us is dragging us down, even though it may…[more]

  • Use the End of A Bad Relationship to Change Your Life (Video 7:27 - 2/9/17)

    Guy Finley reveals that the "self" that grieves over an unwanted event is the same level of self that dragged you into the situation in the first place. We have…[more]

  • Let Love Lead You to a Fearless Life (Video 2:22 - 4/17/17)

    Guy Finley explains that if we wish to know God's life, then we must be willing to meet and walk into our limitations so that real faith can be born…[more]

  • Ten Causes of Needless Heartaches (Writing - 4/25/17)

    As soon as we see that the healing we hope for begins with releasing our unseen relationship with the parts of ourselves that are responsible for our self-hurting, the sooner…[more]