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  • Family (Writing - 9/1/04)

    Learn how to deal with parenting and family issues, including ways to use your interactions with children and loved ones to find a new kind of freedom.

  • Householder's Path (Writing - 4/1/05)

    Guy Finley discusses the concerns of householders with regard to fulfilling responsibilities while on the spiritual path.

  • Children (Writing - 3/1/06)

    Guy Finley discusses how to help our children grow spiritually by accepting a parent's true responsibility, which is to lead by example and nourish our own inner work.

  • A Memorial Day Message (Audio 10:26 - 5/26/08)

    Real Life never disappears! In this special Memorial Day podcast, Guy Finley talks in detail about how Real Life is found in loving what IS.

  • Stop This Secret Self-Sabotage (Writing - 6/23/08)

    Choosing inner seeing over the wish to be seen by others in a complimentary light, explains Guy Finley, stops the cycle of self-sabotage.

  • Here's the Heart of Happy Human Relationships (Writing - 7/28/08)

    The first step in harmonious relationships is simple: We need only realize the spiritual truth that we cannot meet someone whom we are not like in some way, even if…[more]

  • Caring for Aging Parents (Writing - 3/1/09)

    Guy Finley discusses the honest communication that is truly helpful when caregiving aging parents. Be true to yourself, honor your intuition, and refuse doubt in making the choices that fulfill…[more]

  • Financial Crisis (Writing - 4/1/09)

    Guy Finley addresses concern about responding to the current financial crisis and stress over job loss, encouraging us to remain as receptive as we can to the lessons meant to…[more]

  • Responsibility (Writing - 2/1/10)

    Guy Finley discusses the true nature of responsibility to ourselves and to others and how we can begin to lay down the weight of the false responsibilities and beliefs that…[more]

  • The Reality Behind the Need for Realizing New Relationships (Writing - 3/26/10)

    Guy Finley explains that the Truth asks us to give it its way in our lives.

  • How to Stop the Spiritually Sick from Infecting You (Writing - 6/4/10)

    The company we keep, explains Guy Finley, refers both to the kinds of people outside of us and the presence of accompanying thoughts and feelings circulating within us.

  • Act on What You Know is True (Writing - 1/3/11)

    Whatever suffering you agree to shoulder not only helps to lighten the load of those in need, but also serves to awaken within you the strength you need to be…[more]

  • The Secret of Getting What You Wish for From Others (Writing - 2/13/12)

    We all know what it's like to find ourselves unhappy and in conflict with someone who just isn't giving us what we want or need from him or her. Whenever…[more]

  • The Key to a New Independent Life (Writing - 7/2/12)

    The fear of being alone in life feels real, no doubt; but it belongs to an imagined self.

  • Authentic Help for a Young Child (Video 2:53 - 4/29/13)

    Guy Finley talks about the importance of never meeting a child's negative state on the same level of negativity. To truly help a child who is negative we must observe…[more]

  • Outgrowing Former Relationships (Writing - 6/17/13)

    How do we find others who are also searching for their true selves?

  • To Help Another, See Yourself (Writing - 9/23/13)

    If you want to help another, free yourself, or at least make that your sole intention.

  • The Plan and the Path to Life Everlasting (Audio 1:56 - 11/7/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about three stages in the life of a spiritual aspirant: first we explore the world, then we develop into good householders, and then…[more]

  • Do Autistic Children Have Spiritual Potential? (Video 5:54 - 4/28/14)

    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]

  • 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]

  • Transcend Self-Limiting Self-Interests (Writing - 2/15/16)

    It is within relationships that we grow as individuals in everything valuable, because it is through them that we become stronger and wiser.

  • Refuse Abuse, Within and Without (Video 12:50 - 3/2/16)

    Guy Finley explains that anyone who remains in an abusive relationship of any kind does so only because of his or her own weakness and unconscious agreement. As we work…[more]

  • Transcend Self-Limiting Self-Interests (Writing - 12/5/16)

    Through our willingness to work deliberately at placing our usual self in "second place," we agree not only to change the way we see our relationships, but we also agree…[more]

  • Are You Stuck in an Unhappy Relationship? (Video 6:09 - 2/23/17)

    Guy Finley explains that you can't change a situation you don't want without first changing the nature that got you into it in the first place. Unless that nature changes…[more]

  • A Real "Mothers Day" Message (Video 3:49 - 5/22/17)

    "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley explains what Mothers Day represents spiritually, and what a real "Mothers Day" actually is.

  • A Real "Mother's Day" Message (Audio 4:05 - 6/2/17)

    The idea of Mother's Day is beautiful, but it is not meant to simply celebrate our mothers with false sentimentality. It is meant to be a reminder of humility, receptivity,…[more]