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  • The Power that Defeats Defeat (Writing - 1/23/04)

    To find new answers to the same problems we continuously face in our lives, Guy Finley teaches us that we must first ask new questions.

  • Lessons in the Vital Life (Audio 8:29 - 7/6/06)

    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]

  • The Secret of Doing What You Don't Want to Do (Audio 4:29 - 6/24/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how you can start enjoying every moment your life, no matter what it is that you have to do.

  • Let Truth Tell You About Yourself (Audio 10:23 - 10/8/09)

    We are always wrongly trying to find the value of ourselves through an unconscious process of comparison. In this podcast, Guy Finley reveals why it is absolutely unnecessary to ever…[more]

  • Why No One is More Special Than You Are (Audio 17:36 - 1/20/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about an extraordinarily special kind of relationship we can have with real life if we are willing to let each moment reveal to us…[more]

  • Be Eternally Refreshed (Audio 30:24 - 2/3/10)

    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]

  • Refuse to Agree to Mediocrity (Writing - 1/29/10)

    To agree to sleep our way through life is to lose everything, explains Guy Finley, because it rules out the possibility of our soul's awakening.

  • Seek the Source of True Self-Mastery (Audio 5:16 - 2/16/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how we can achieve a greatness beyond imagination through a conscious relationship with the living source of greatness itself.

  • Seek the Highest 'Achievement' of All (Audio 8:32 - 4/14/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how nothing in the world is more valuable than our moment to moment possibility of discovering something new and true about ourselves.

  • Give Yourself to a Life Free of Fear (Audio 3:21 - 10/4/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about why we must give ourselves completely to each moment if we ever want to discover a fearless life.

  • Discover the Difference Between Real Strength and False Strength (Writing - 10/15/10)

    Our willingness to see the difference between real and false strength brings about an inner change that puts us in an entirely new relationship with life.

  • Put Angry States in the Past Where They Belong (Audio 3:57 - 11/19/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how getting angry over our present limitations actually prevents us from consciously meeting and transcending them.

  • Hear the Sound of Heaven Sounding in You (Audio 5:31 - 2/17/11)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how any beautiful moment that we experience in this life is the expression of a timeless beauty that is waiting to be discovered…[more]

  • Steps to Raising Your Life Level (Writing - 7/7/11)

    Almost every kind of unhappy feeling is the result of mistaking the partial for the whole.

  • The Secret Cost of Character (Audio 5:52 - 1/23/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how a true change of character can be realized by seeing with great clarity what it is that we value most.

  • Stop Wasting Life's Two Greatest Gifts (Audio 6:32 - 11/29/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we are intended to actively use the gifts we are given so that we can begin to enter into an authentic…[more]

  • The Spiritual Compass That Guarantees Success (Audio 7:35 - 1/11/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how, if our wish is to find true contentment, we must begin to give more and more of our attention to our…[more]

  • Realize Real Self-Command (Writing - 1/14/13)

    Real self-command dawns within us as we realize that reliving the past is powerless to change a present misunderstanding.

  • The Power of Persistence (Writing - 6/10/13)

    There is tremendous power in having a single direction and persisting without wavering.

  • Only Whole Actions Can Actually Heal You and the World (Audio 5:35 - 7/23/13)

    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]

  • See the Whole of Yourself and Become a True Master (Video 3:09 - 3/24/14)

    Best-selling "letting go" author Guy Finley explains that truly happy human beings do not concentrate solely on the development of one part of themselves, but instead work to understand the…[more]

  • The Perfection of Persistence (Audio 1:15 - 3/27/15)

    In this brief audio clip, Guy Finley talks about how the perfection of any quality within ourselves must always begin with what we are in the present moment.

  • The True Nature of Greatness (Audio 2:48 - 3/30/15)

    Guy Finley talks about how true greatness does not need to be acknowledged as being great. It has nothing whatsoever to do with receiving the approval of others, nor of…[more]

  • The Perfection of Persistence (Video 0:53 - 5/29/15)

    In this brief clip, Guy Finley explains that often what seems to be a negative quality or characteristic in another person is really just something that is undeveloped or incomplete.

  • The True Nature of Greatness (Video 2:11 - 6/22/15)

    Guy Finley explains that true greatness is not found in trying to be seen as someone special in the eyes of the world, but is instead realized by dying to…[more]

  • Climb Up to True Independence (Writing - 8/31/15)

    It isn't in another's power to do for you what you must do for yourself.

  • In Search of Perfect Spiritual Strength (Writing - 1/25/16)

    Real spiritual strength is realized, slowly, by daring to detect and drop the blind negative states that we've been allowing to define us.

  • The Lost Secret of Making a Fresh Start in Life (Audio 3:15 - 3/8/16)

    Best-selling "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about the fact that every moment is new and untouched, and if we cannot see that fact it is because we are seeing…[more]

  • Refuse to Cooperate with Self-Limiting Thoughts (Writing - 3/7/16)

    Any negative states that try to stop you from taking the next step of any chosen journey are just psychological special effects

  • The Path to Perfect Impersonal Love (Video 1:36 - 3/28/16)

    Guy Finley explains that it is possible to pour our heart and soul into something we love without getting personally and painfully attached to the outcome.

  • The Lost Secret of Making a Fresh Start in Life (Video 2:51 - 4/28/16)

    Best-selling "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about the fact that every moment is new and untouched, and if we cannot see that fact it is because we are seeing…[more]

  • Being Perfected by the Golf Swing (Video 6:18 - 2/28/17)

    "Letting go" author Guy Finley tells a story about an owner of a golf driving range befriending a young player who, despite being a newcomer to the game of golf,…[more]

  • The Seeds of Materialism and Approval (Video 5:04 - 5/22/17)

    Guy Finely explains that looking for the approval of others and trying to live up to their expectations are the seeds of a cultural trap. Learn to do what's right…[more]

  • Turn Limitation Into Liberation (Audio 5:58 - 5/22/17)

    When we meet our limitations head on we enter into relationship with a transformative power that enables us to transcend anything that would limit us.

  • Let Love Lead You to a Fearless Life (Audio 2:40 - 5/23/17)

    Guy Finley addresses a student's feelings of inadequacy as she tries to express what she's learning. Guy tells her that if you wish to know God's love in this life,…[more]