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Topic > Kindness / Compassion

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  • Perfecting Relationship (Writing - 2/23/03)

    The Secret of Pefecting Relationships

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

    How to see without judging others!

  • Conflict (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Step back to see the thoughless nature of conflict and fighting.

  • Principles for Perfecting Relationships (Writing - 4/13/03)

    Guy Finley reveals how we can invite the unknown Love and Understanding that is capable of perfecting our relationships.

  • Taking Your Part in Perfect Intelligence (Writing - 11/11/03)

    By working with our resistance to others, Guy Finley explains that we ultimately learn about our own true nature, out of which compassion is born.

  • Kindness (Writing - 12/1/03)

    Kindness is something we all value and wish we are known for. Learn how to make kindness alive in your life.

  • Using Your Relationships to Realize Real Life (Writing - 12/22/03)

    The greatest, most abundant resource on planet Earth is also its least understood and utilized. Its unlimited supply is found virtually everywhere, anytime, and under all circumstances, even though few…[more]

  • Compassion (Writing - 2/1/04)

    Guy Finley discusses what it means to have forgiveness and compassion for others, and the evidence of God's compassion for this world through request and response.

  • Awaken the Courage to be Kind (Writing - 2/9/04)

    **I know someone who drives me crazy, and I want to help him by sharing the truths I am learning. Without using interfering tactics, how can we help others to…[more]

  • To Touch the Timeless Truth (Writing - 11/7/04)

    Growth, explains Guy Finley, is the marriage of something that already exists with something within us readied for that Union.

  • The Secret Seed of True Harmonious Relationships (Writing - 6/12/05)

    When we resist what life would show us about ourselves, explains Guy Finley, we effectively close the door on the Light that wants to help transform us by showing us…[more]

  • Let Your Relationships Set You Free (Writing - 7/10/05)

    The path to a more compassionate life, explains Guy Finley, is found in our willingness to try to understand the moment instead of needing to be understood in it.

  • Escape the Punishment in Judging Others (Writing - 2/6/06)

    The gradual higher awareness of others' pain, explains Guy Finley, is the birth of true compassion in us.

  • The Great Law that Governs Harmonious Relationships (Writing - 3/5/06)

    Many times the very thing we want from the person we are with, explains Guy Finley, is the very thing that we ourselves either lack at the moment or otherwise…[more]

  • Enlarge Your Relationship with Real Life (Writing - 8/6/06)

    What we put first in our lives, explains Guy Finley, is our first relationship with life.

  • Let Go of the Little Things in Life (Writing - 10/9/06)

    Learning to let go and to live in the Now, explains Guy Finley, is the same as catching ourselves holding onto what limits us and then deliberately dropping these self-imposed…[more]

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Transform the World Within You and Around You (Writing - 8/20/07)

    If we wish to live without resentments that linger in our hearts and rid ourselves of fear with all of its debilitating limitations, we must shed the skin of our…[more]

  • The Mirror of Compassion (Writing - 7/6/08)

    When I look at you,
    I am looking at me . . .
    In a time or place
    I have been, or will be.

  • 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]

  • Step Out of the Dark Cycle of Discontent (Writing - 11/2/08)

    Our real "problem" with others, explains Guy Finley, isn't that they won't or can't give to us what we want from them.

  • Stop Giving Yourself Away (Writing - 2/9/09)

    Guy Finley reminds us that each time we compromise ourselves without knowing it, we are asleep in that moment to what we are in relationship with.

  • Love the One You're With (Audio 2:27 - 12/6/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how we can experience truer, brighter, more meaningful relationships with everyone we meet once we learn to put the needs of others before…[more]

  • Reflections on the Real (Audio 4:54 - 12/31/09)

    In this revealing podcast, Guy Finley talks about how attending to the true needs of others also allows us to discover our own limitless possibilities.

  • The Great and Secret Source of Self-Transformation (Audio 5:11 - 5/14/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how our awareness of the true needs of other human beings heralds within us the birth of true compassion.

  • Gratitude (Writing - 7/7/10)

    Discussion of gratitude and the secret to recognizing the Love behind everything that happens to us. Find out more about expressions of thankfulness including tithing, being grateful for the difficult…[more]

  • 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]

  • Q&A - Shift in World Consciousness (Video 1:58 - 4/1/07)

    Guy Finley speaks about the popular idea of a coming evolution in world consciousness.

  • 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]

  • Secrets of Compassionate Relationships (Writing - 5/2/11)

    Real compassion has to do with realizing that conscious relationship is the root of our existence, trying to get us to wake up a little bit and enter into those…[more]

  • Everyone on Earth has a Gift Just for You (Writing - 12/12/11)

    We have not been given this precious life in order to go through it resisting everything that doesn't suit us; rather we are created to grow through whatever we meet…[more]

  • Attend to the Business at Hand (Audio 2:18 - 5/1/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley discusses the mind's compulsive habit of judging other people, which is an unfortunate waste of time and energy that would better be spent attending…[more]

  • See The Blindness of Ever Feeling Superior Toward Another (Video 2:36 - 10/11/13)

    Guy Finley explains that if we ever find ourselves feeling superior to another person, then that is the perfect time to take an honest look at ourselves so that we…[more]

  • Let Conflict Stop With You (Writing - 11/18/13)

    We must stop giving to our friends and family the pain we cannot bear to carry ourselves.

  • Regain True Self-Command (Writing - 1/20/14)

    Whenever we act cruelly toward another, it's because something cruel "takes over and handles" the moment for us by doing what it remembers to do.

  • Free Yourself to Forgive (Writing - 11/16/15)

    It is impossible to change the relationship we have with the world around us without changing the relationship we have in ourselves, with ourselves.

  • 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.

  • Realize and Release What Disturbs You (Writing - 9/19/16)

    We grow through our relationships with life, which means that through them we are shown possibilities about ourselves we never knew existed.

  • 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]

  • Take Part in the Great Communication of Life (Audio 3:58 - 11/4/16)

    Guy Finley talks about the unnecessary pain that is produced by a breakdown in communication, which is resolved by coming out of our mental dialogs and entering into a broader…[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]

  • How Self-Command Gives Rise to Compassion (Writing - 1/16/17)

    iving within us dwells an order of being that knows, without thinking about it, what is authentically good for us and others.

  • Take Part in the Great Communication of Life (Video 3:33 - 1/18/17)

    Guy Finley talks about the unnecessary pain that is produced by a breakdown in communication, which is resolved by coming out of our mental dialogs and entering into a broader…[more]

  • Release Yourself from Judging Others (Writing - 2/6/17)

    We must learn to take the true conscious initiative with each other and then -- based in our understanding of this great spiritual law that governs harmonious relationships -- make…[more]

  • Agree to Put Yourself in Second Place (Writing - 2/20/17)

    Here are six special practices that will reward you with the Real Life your heart longs for

  • If You Want Liberation, Throw Away the Labels You Have for Everything (Audio 3:39 - 5/29/17)

    When we apply a label such as "passive aggressive" to someone who bothers us, we cease to have direct contact with that person and instead meet them only through that…[more]

  • If You Want Liberation, Throw Away the Labels You Have for Everything (Video 3:18 - 7/13/17)

    When we apply a label such as "passive aggressive" to someone who bothers us, we cease to have direct contact with that person and instead meet them only through that…[more]