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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 > Balance / Harmony > Inner Peace

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  • Peace of Mind (Writing - 2/22/03)

    When you want to know peace of mind and the powers that circulate through a quiet mind, you must take yourself to that place where this Silent Strength can make…[more]

  • Spirituality (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Spirituality is the Upper Path beginning in the moment where the lower path is no longer tolerable.

  • Bill of Lights (adapted from Liberation of Consciousness) (Writing - 7/17/04)

    This unique and inspiring writing by Guy Finley outlines 7 natural powers granted to those who will put forth the effort to remember them.

  • Break Through the Barrier Between You and Real Peace (Writing - 9/19/04)

    If we wish to find peace we must understand something of its life. Here are a few such facts: Peace is the natural radiation of a living Now; it is…[more]

  • The Path to Peace Already Present (Writing - 6/28/05)

    A stirring writing by Guy Finley revealing the real path to peace. Originally presented at the 2005 Talks in the Pines Series, "The Illusion of Limitation: The Liberation of Self."

  • 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]

  • Let Love Use You for Its Life (Audio 7:46 - 1/23/07)

    Find your True Purpose in life and how your connection to Real Love can be realized and lived in every moment.

  • True Revolution (Writing - 12/10/06)

    A special writing by Guy Finley on what it truly means to be a peaceful and peace-filled human being.

  • Loving Is Being Loved (Writing - 5/14/07)

    It is in loving, explains Guy Finley, that one finds love.

  • Silence is Golden (Audio 6:23 - 12/26/07)

    It's often said that 'silence is golden.' But very few people on earth understand why this is so, let alone the immense possibilities this idea holds for the sincere spiritual…[more]

  • Proof That Pain is Impersonal (Audio 14:34 - 1/17/08)

    When feel pain, we tend to take it personally and feel like we are the only ones in the world who are suffering. That seems like the natural thing to…[more]

  • Being Real (Writing - 1/21/08)

    Real...am I.
    Only when Thou art with me. Real...I am,
    Lives in remembrance of Thee.

  • Solve the Mystery of Where to Find Self Wholeness (Writing - 8/4/08)

    True peace, explains Guy Finley, doesn't exist outside of the "now" from out of which it is always unfolding.

  • Court the Ever-Present Company of True Peace (Writing - 10/25/08)

    Peace is not true peace, explains Guy Finley, unless you are at peace wherever you are.

  • Seven Insights Into True Silence (Writing - 3/2/09)

    We have within us a new, higher vantage point -- a very special part of ourselves within which we may be at peace regardless of what goes on around us.…[more]

  • This Key Unlocks the Door to an Unthinkable Freedom (Writing - 10/5/09)

    The next time you run into some familiar blockage or begin to feel unsuited to face some new and difficult personal challenge, don't do what you've always done before. *Don't…[more]

  • A Story About True Love (Audio 6:45 - 3/12/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the nature of a higher love that never fails to respond perfectly to what is being requested by the present moment.

  • Regain Your Right to Be Self-Ruling (Writing - 4/29/10)

    Guy Finley explains that events do not exist as negative events except for our perception of them.

  • Be a Correspondent of Real Life (Audio 6:03 - 8/12/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how every moment is actually a divine communication that wants to reveal to us our own limitless possibilities.

  • The #1 Secret to Being Relaxed, Carefree, and In Command (Writing - 1/1/10)

    There is a hidden part of you that knows, without thinking about it, how to always be perfectly relaxed, carefree, and in command. This higher intellectual and emotional intelligence is…[more]

  • The Courage to Be Free (Video 4:40 - 7/29/10)

    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]

  • 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.

  • Articles of Higher Consciousness (Writing - 3/14/11)

    You have the Light to detect, dismiss, and to transcend the limiting influences of painful negative states such as doubt, worry, hatred, anger, and fear.

  • Learn to Wait on What is Holy (Audio 5:28 - 5/10/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how any moment can be used to remember our wish to be in the presence of what is good.

  • Find Your Way to Peace (Writing - 4/18/11)

    The next time something dark or disturbing tries to steal into you to wreck your contentment, do not consent to be drawn into its seemingly important considerations.

  • Why Desires Never Satisfy (Writing - 12/5/11)

    If we're interested in spiritual things, we gradually realize that what we really need is to understand this nature that is never satisfied.

  • 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.

  • Be There for the Breath of Heaven (Audio 7:04 - 2/13/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains what it means to wait for a "Divine touch" that makes the darkest moments into something light, bright, and right for all involved.

  • Take the First Step to Wholeness (Writing - 2/21/12)

    We go through our lives in a continual dance of being filled with something that needs an answer, and then going out and finding that answer... only to find out…[more]

  • Slow Down Your Life (Writing - 6/4/12)

    Beginning this very moment, intentionally separate yourself from any rushing inner condition by voluntarily stepping out of it. Here's how...

  • Real Life is an Inner Journey (Writing - 6/25/12)

    There is no greater strength than knowing that everything life brings to you is for you.

  • The Sure Cure for Whatever Disturbs You (Writing - 8/20/12)

    No grief or disturbance of any kind is yours.

  • Find the True Place of Peace (Writing - 1/21/13)

    Higher self-knowledge empowers you to realize the better, brighter life you've always wanted!

  • Your Triumph Over Discontentment (Writing - 1/28/13)

    No self-described condition of what you have or don't have is at the root of your aching.

  • Q&A with Guy Finley: Your Role in Making This a Better World (Video 7:54 - 4/5/13)

    Guy Finley discusses our role in making this a better world, and how our actions do make a difference. Visit OneJourney.net for more information.

  • Being Alive Begins with Being Present (Video 6:10 - 4/11/13)

    Guy Finley explains how everything exists to bring you into relationship with stillness, from out of which comes real contentment and gratitude.

  • How to Stop Going Around in Sad Circles (Writing - 4/15/13)

    Learn to see the deception in any assumption that wants you to believe that there is no higher alternative to your suffering than to either run from it or simply…[more]

  • 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]

  • What Would Happen if Suddenly Everyone in the World Said, "I Love You" (Audio 2:47 - 6/3/13)

    Guy Finley explains why it would be wise to become highly suspicious of the parts of ourselves that endlessly seek the approval of other people.

  • Being Fearless and Free Begins Within (Writing - 5/27/13)

    When a man finds that within him which is real, which is constant, abiding, changeless, and eternal, he enters into that Reality, and becomes meek.

  • The Power to Know Natural Peace (Audio 5:28 - 6/26/13)

    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]

  • Step Back from Self-Compromising Thoughts (Writing - 7/28/13)

    Before we can choose not to compromise ourselves, we must first become acutely aware of those thoughts of ours that may be holding some secret seed of self-defeat.

  • The Power to Know Natural Peace (Video 5:08 - 7/31/13)

    In this video, Guy Finley talks about how we have become so accustomed to being caught up in the turmoil of anxious thoughts and feelings that the state of real…[more]

  • Give Anxiety the Ax! (Writing - 8/5/13)

    No anxious state could exist without your false belief that who you are -- your well-being -- is connected to something happening exterior to yourself.

  • The Painful Illusion Behind All Conclusions (Video 3:49 - 8/14/13)

    In this video, 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…[more]

  • Discover the True Source of a Silent Mind (Video 1:50 - 10/18/13)

    Guy Finley talks about how stillness cannot be brought about by any kind of will of our own, but that a real relationship with stillness is established by becoming aware…[more]

  • Meditation of the Timeless Kind (Video 3:28 - 12/6/13)

    In this short video, 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…[more]

  • Learn the Power of a Quiet Mind (Writing - 1/6/14)

    When you want to know the powers that circulate through a quiet mind, you must take yourself to that place where this silent strength can make itself known to you.…[more]

  • Our True Need for Ceaseless Prayer (Video 4:01 - 1/27/14)

    Guy Finley explains that the real reason for practicing ceaseless prayer is so that we can see that we are ceaselessly distracted. Our intention must be to see with greater…[more]

  • Contemplate This Insight and End All Conflict (Audio 2:51 - 2/14/14)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about an idea that, if understood properly, has the power to forever change the way we respond to situations that usually instigate a…[more]

  • Answer the Need to Hear and to Drink From the Truth (Audio 5:21 - 3/28/14)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley eloquently lays out the beauty and the different expressions of the thirst for truth, which thirst must be an authentic one, and how it…[more]

  • Start Stepping Out of Anxious Thoughts and Feelings (Writing - 5/5/14)

    If anxious thoughts and feelings had any power to help us reach some place in life where, finally, we'd be released from the pain of always feeling rushed... don't you…[more]

  • Global Change Begins Within (Writing - 7/7/14)

    We must stop trying to change the world we see, and begin the inner work of changing the way in which we see the world.

  • Learn to Let Life Shape You (Writing - 8/18/14)

    Learn what it means to let life shape you -- let God shape your life, your soul -- until you're in direct relationship with life.

  • Let Go and Be at Peace (Writing - 10/6/14)

    Fall is the season for gently stepping back from whatever it is that we endeavor to be in life.

  • Practice Living in the Presence Moment (Writing - 12/15/14)

    The awareness of our living relationship with the present moment -- our willingness to consciously practice its presence -- empowers us to know what's best for us without having to…[more]

  • Live by the Rule of Divine Life (Writing - 12/29/14)

    When you know what it means to be in relationship with Goodness, you never feel bad.

  • Choose to Keep the Company of Truth (Writing - 1/5/15)

    Just as we need to keep an eye on the kinds of friends we keep around us, so must we also remain aware of the circle of "friends" we keep…[more]

  • Close Encounters of the Truthful Kind (Writing - 1/26/15)

    Until we understand where the true cause of our unhappiness lies, we can never be happy.

  • Stop Justifying Negativity (Writing - 3/16/15)

    To be able to see any life event -- good or bad -- as a vehicle to help transport us from our present level of understanding to a higher one…[more]

  • Put Your Hope in the World Above You (Video 2:36 - 5/13/15)

    Guy Finley explains that instead of being disappointed when others don't live up to our expectations, we can use their manifestations to remind us of our wish to properly fulfill…[more]

  • Uncover the Unstoppable Goodness in Your Soul (Audio 1:55 - 6/26/15)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how an authentic struggle is necessary in order to realize the flowering of the goodness that is seeded within us.

  • Live in the Light Within You (Writing - 6/29/15)

    The real power behind faith is found in the Light within us that shows us what's true, and what's not, about who and what we are in reality.

  • Change Your Relationship with Life (Writing - 7/20/15)

    Negative states, all dark energies that enervate us, only succeed at draining us because they are capable of making us see mentally and emotionally charged images of past defeats.

  • 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.

  • The Path to Perfect Silence (Audio 2:16 - 8/19/15)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how authentic silence is the natural fruit of a mind that has seen the futility of its own efforts to silence itself.

  • Put Yourself in Heavenly Hands (Writing - 8/10/15)

    There is a higher world where fears can't enter, let alone infect.

  • Uncover the Unstoppable Goodness in Your Soul (Video 1:35 - 8/21/15)

    In this brief video clip, Guy Finley talks about how an authentic struggle is necessary in order to realize the flowering of the goodness that has already been seeded within…[more]

  • The Path To Perfect Silence (Video 1:56 - 10/1/15)

    In this short video, Guy Finley talks about how authentic silence is the natural fruit of a mind that has seen the futility of its own efforts to silence itself.

  • Start Giving Yourself What You Really Want (Writing - 2/8/16)

    It's a little-known secret that our experience of life in any given moment is a direct reflection of what we actually value in that same moment.

  • The Secret Source of Anxiety and Its One True Solution (Audio 3:40 - 3/7/16)

    Guy Finley talks about how rushing and being chronically late for appointments is connected to an unseen greedy nature that is always attempting to reconcile the moment in accordance with…[more]

  • Drop Painful Demands (Writing - 3/14/16)

    We can't change others -- or the purpose of any given moment as it unfolds -- but we can work to place one less demand upon both.

  • Stop Being a Prisoner of Promise (Writing - 3/21/16)

    The mind asleep to itself is a "divided" mind. One part of us wants what another part of us feels guilty about wanting.

  • The Secret Source of Anxiety and Its One True Solution (Video 3:04 - 4/11/16)

    In this short video, Guy Finley talks about how rushing and being chronically late for appointments is connected to an unseen greedy nature that is always attempting to reconcile the…[more]

  • Awakening to the Self Above All Struggles (Writing - 4/11/16)

    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]

  • Shatter the Bonds of False Beliefs and Be Free (Writing - 6/6/16)

    The only way we can be released from any painful sense of false responsibility is to see that it is based in a false belief.

  • Replace Self Illusion with Self Understanding (Video 4:32 - 7/20/16)

    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]

  • The Amazing Power of a Quiet Mind (Writing - 8/8/16)

    True peace doesn't exist outside of the now from out of which it is always unfolding.

  • The Path of Uncertainty (Audio 2:25 - 8/23/16)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that the state being uncertain is not a problem to our true nature. Instead it is a path that will lead to true…[more]

  • Reclaim Your Natural Confidence and Calm (Writing - 8/29/16)

    Each time you can awaken yourself from a self-produced nightmare and pull the curtains closed on its performance, you will reclaim your natural confidence and calm.

  • Start Seeing the Unsuspected Source of Why You Rush (Audio 3:43 - 9/30/16)

    As you persist with the intention to slow down, you will gradually come to see that underneath your rushing is an agitation that is actually meant to stir a higher…[more]

  • Refuse the Empty Promises of the Dissatisfied Self (Writing - 10/3/16)

    Eventually we reach the point where we start to realize that we are not going to find peace, contentment, happiness, strength, fearlessness -- all of the things that in our…[more]

  • The Path of Uncertainty (Video 2:02 - 10/10/16)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that the state being uncertain is not a problem to our true nature. Instead it is a path that will lead to true…[more]

  • Learn to Exchange Resistance for Receptivity (Writing - 10/17/16)

    All things good come to those for whom the Good is all things.

  • To Heal the Hidden Heart of You (Writing - 11/7/16)

    The more we believe, as we are inclined to do, that there exists something outside of us with the power to make us happy and whole, the more attached we…[more]

  • Start Seeing the Unsuspected Source of Why You Rush (Video 3:25 - 11/16/16)

    Guy Finley explains that as we persist with the intention to slow down, we will gradually come to see that underneath our rushing is an agitation that is actually meant…[more]

  • 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.

  • The Truth That Sets You Free Begins With You Being Able to See It (Excerpt) (Video 9:02 - 12/19/16)

    In this excerpt from a talk given on Sunday December 11th 2016, "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley talks about the three wishes of every spiritual aspirant and what's…[more]

  • Transform Any Troubling Relationship into a Timeless Treasure (Excerpt) (Video 8:38 - 2/23/17)

    In this excerpt from an hour-long seminar that Guy Finley presented on Sunday 2/15/17, he explains why our relationships are the most untapped resource on the planet when it come…[more]

  • Learn to Watch and Drop Your Thoughts and Feelings (Writing - 6/19/17)

    To go quiet, you must go within and become an impartial witness to the life of your own thoughts and feelings.

  • Let Truth Take You Beyond Your Troubles (Writing - 9/4/17)

    One of the marvels of our lives is that they can undergo a natural healing process when our wish for an awakened consciousness allows the Truth to shed its curative…[more]

  • This is the Death of Sensitivty (Audio 3:15 - 10/16/17)

    In this short talk, Life of Learning Foundation Director Guy Finley explains that we as human beings are meant to be very sensitive instruments, never not being touched by Divine…[more]

  • Liberate Yourself from the World of Resistance (Writing - 12/25/17)

    The reason that the "truth sets us free" isn't so much because of something that we're able to do with it, but rather through the always shocking discovery that, as…[more]