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  • The Jeweler's Hand (Writing - 1/5/03)

    Be Fashioned by the Master Jeweler's Hand

  • 7 Ways to Make Nothing Out of Fear (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Here are seven separate Higher Facts about the proof and the possibility of the Fearless Life.

  • Healing (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Healing the cause of all pain and suffering!

  • Physical Healing (Writing - 2/23/03)

    If we refuse to run from the battle we face, victory appears!

  • Live in Harmony with Reality (Writing - 6/9/03)

    Guy Finley shows how we can begin enjoying True Success by agreeing to accept the lessons life has for us.

  • Don't Miss this Life-Changing Moment (Writing - 6/23/03)

    Guy Finley explains how to be in the right inner place when the moments of real self-change make themselves known to us.

  • The Secret of Understanding that Makes Painful Events Disappear (Writing - 7/20/03)

    In this excerpt from the Intimate Enemy you will discover a new understanding to heal the pain that arises out of our own misperception.

  • A Simple Instruction for the Regeneration of the Soul (Writing - 9/21/03)

    In this lesson, Guy Finley illustrates how we can begin to become aware of the unconscious chain of pain and conflict that we pass along to others when we are…[more]

  • Take This New Attitude Toward Whatever Makes You Ache (Writing - 11/23/03)

    Guy Finley sheds light on the understanding that the lies of negativity and darkness are only powered by our willingness to let them rule us.

  • The Secret Understanding That Makes Painful Events Disappear (Writing - 1/12/04)

    By changing the ingredients of our life recipe from false images and negativity to awareness and understanding, we discover a new sweetness in life.

  • Breaking Out of the Circle of Conflict (Writing - 5/18/04)

    Guy Finley explains that choosing to bear, rather than reciprocate, the pain of others, is the only way to end the circle of suffering.

  • Cancel Self-Wrecking Resentments (Writing - 8/17/04)

    Unconscious conflicts, in dialogue form, play themselves out in our mind by painfully reenacting various scenes from our past; moments gone by in which we either know, or sense, we…[more]

  • How to Let Go of Helpless Feelings (Writing - 11/29/04)

    Any direction we take to get away from some misery, explains Guy Finley, is the continuation of that distress.

  • Realize the Wholeness of Your Secret Heart (Writing - 12/12/04)

    The moment we understand, explains Guy Finley, that peace, happiness, and fearlessness are not found through our endless desires, we discover we are actually on the road to finding their…[more]

  • Cancel the Ten Causes of Needless Heartaches (Writing - 12/27/04)

    As we awaken, explains Guy Finley, to see the false workings in our mind, we also see there is only one possible solution to end the suffering they cause: we…[more]

  • A New Prescription for an Old Pain (Writing - 1/24/05)

    When we resist what others have to say about us, explains Guy Finley, we miss the perfect opportunity to learn something about our true nature we might not otherwise have…[more]

  • Find Freedom From Unhappiness (Writing - 8/28/05)

    When we think about any painful event, be it three minutes or thirty years old, we look at nothing more than a shadow of what once was -- something that…[more]

  • Five Truths That Make You Victorious (Writing - 10/8/05)

    Nothing in life, explains Guy Finley, can stop you from starting your life all over, at anytime.

  • Fulfill the Higher Plan for Healing Whatever Pains You (Writing - 11/20/05)

    Guy Finley explains that any part of us trying to drag us into a heated stew over "who" or "what" should be blamed for our pain is secretly working to…[more]

  • Advanced Lesson in Living the Good Life (Audio 10:23 - 9/10/06)

    In this talk Guy Finley describes why inner tension, fear, and a sense of limitation exist, and then gives the listener an amazing but simple exercise to move beyond all…[more]

  • The One and Only Solution for Ending Unhappiness (Audio 8:34 - 9/12/06)

    Hear this talk and learn the actual truth about what's really causing your unhappiness. If you've tried everything but nothing seems to work, this will. All you need to do…[more]

  • Leave the "Victim Level" of Life Behind You (Writing - 2/11/07)

    Guy Finley explains how living from a mind that automatically assumes suffering is real, gives you no choice other than to remain a perpetual victim.

  • Go from Storms to Sunny Skies (Writing - 3/5/07)

    Fighting the storm by resisting its winds and rain, explains Guy Finley, will do no good.

  • Release This Unseen Limitation on Your Life (Writing - 8/6/07)

    Guy Finley explains that we are not meant to be the slave of any negative thought or feeling

  • 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]

  • Snap the Spell of Useless Suffering! (Writing - 9/1/08)

    Truth wants you to know, explains Guy Finley, that it is never in your best interest to unconsciously suffer.

  • The Role of Resistance in Reality (Audio 7:04 - 9/29/08)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley presents a new way to look at resistance. Find out how the resistance inherent in our daily lives can either be the source of unnecessary…[more]

  • Commentary on the Murder at Wal-Mart (Audio 19:48 - 12/8/08)

    In this podcast, best-selling author Guy Finley talks about the true underlying cause of the recent incident at a Wal-Mart store in New York City in which a young man…[more]

  • Pull the Power Out of All Self-Punishing States (Writing - 12/28/08)

    When we stop giving our life energy to any moment which seems overpowering, explains Guy Finley, it loses its illusion of power.

  • Awaken to a New and Higher World Within Yourself (Audio 6:56 - 3/2/09)

    In this special podcast, Guy Finley talks about how a higher awareness of "our world" makes it impossible to punish, judge or be against another person.

  • An Up-Close Look at Karma (Audio 10:58 - 3/24/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley reveals how we can forever break free from anything that compels us to relive painful moments from the past.

  • Stop Aching Over the Actions of Others! (Writing - 3/30/09)

    Guy Finley encourages us to look inward instead of outward for a reason why we're suffering.

  • New Rules to Rise Above Whatever is in Your Way (Writing - 4/6/09)

    Guy Finley reminds us that seen or not, our attitude determines our altitude in life.

  • Break Free of All Painful Patterns (Writing - 4/13/09)

    As difficult as it may be, explains Guy Finley, we must begin to doubt our own suffering.

  • The Secret to Healing What Pains You (Writing - 4/27/09)

    Guy Finley explains that any part of us trying to drag us into a heated stew over "who" or "what" should be blamed for our pain is secretly working to…[more]

  • Allow Your Individuality to Blossom and Flourish (Writing - 5/18/09)

    Guy Finley explains that the more approval you get, the more you have to have.

  • Never Feel Disappointed With Yourself Again (Audio 2:55 - 5/23/09)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about why there is never any good reason to feel disappointed or discouraged about your life.

  • The Secret for Effortless Living (Writing - 5/25/09)

    Everyone wonders whether or not there is one Great Secret for truly successful living. Guy Finley explains that there is.

  • Stop This Unseen Source of Suffering (Audio 2:10 - 9/11/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about our present level of mind that spends its energy trying to resolve the very problems that it creates.

  • Release Yourself From the Insensitive Self (Audio 6:45 - 12/10/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about an uncommon kind of sensitivity that is required of the sincere spiritual aspirant who wishes to know a freedom that cannot be assailed…[more]

  • Let Your Pain Free You From the Fear of It (Audio 20:16 - 7/1/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about why we must not be afraid to discover everything that we need to know about ourselves.

  • The Freedom to Change Your Experience of Life (Writing - 9/24/10)

    Our attention connects us to life; it establishes our relationships with all that unfolds around and within us.

  • End the Dark Cycle of Discontentment - Part I (Video 9:44 - 5/20/05)

    Guy Finley speaks about understanding the nature of discontentment and how to rise above its limiting influence.

  • Free Yourself From the Pain of False Purposes (Audio 5:44 - 3/29/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how freedom from unhappiness and frustration appears naturally as we learn to let go of false purposes.

  • The Peace of Knowing "All Things Pass" (Writing - 3/5/12)

    We can begin to free ourselves from negative states when we understand the truth about their power over us.

  • Depart from the World of Unconscious Pain (Audio 1:49 - 4/11/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how "waking up" spiritually includes an awareness of how much it hurts to remain "asleep."

  • No One Hurts You in the Now But You (Audio 2:12 - 4/29/13)

    Guy Finley talks about how Truth will never stop trying to help us see and drop the psychological "baggage" that we unconsciously carry around with us.

  • Put Negative States in Their Proper Place (Video 1:58 - 8/29/13)

    Guy Finley talks about how we can begin to recognize the taste of negative states and realize that they have no right to take root in our hearts.

  • Let Inner Disturbances Lead to True Reconciliation (Video 5:04 - 9/3/13)

    Guy Finley explains how every event in life serves to reveal the actual truth of our character, and that true reconciliation must include a higher awareness of that nature within…[more]

  • The One True Answer to Anger (Audio 4:11 - 11/22/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the only true solution to anger, which is to atone for it in the moment by allowing the light of revelation to…[more]

  • Find the Freedom to Explore the Truth of Your Self (Audio 2:32 - 3/4/14)

    Guy Finley explains in this brief talk that the wish to run away from psychological pain prevents us from being the true explorers of our lives that we are meant…[more]

  • Find the Freedom to Explore the Truth of Your Self (Video 2:12 - 3/17/14)

    Guy Finley explains that the nature within us that pursues a pleasure in order to avoid a pain actually exploits the soul for its own end. When we finally start…[more]

  • How to Drop the Pain Before You Get Burned (Video 4:49 - 3/28/14)

    In this short video, Guy Finley talks about the necessity of remaining as conscious as possible to any kind of inner psychological pain in the moment that it appears. Guy…[more]

  • Commentary on the Pennsylvania School Stabbing Incident (Video 6:02 - 4/28/14)

    Guy Finley comments on the April 9, 2014 stabbing incident at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, PA. He answers the question, what causes a young person to act in…[more]

  • Transcending Any Physical Pain or Problem (Video 7:53 - 5/13/14)

    Guy Finley explains that you can never be free of anything you resist. In order to transcend any pain or problem, you must meet it completely, as you are, and…[more]

  • Perfect Every Moment With This Single Purpose (Audio 5:58 - 1/1/15)

    Guy talks about the importance of being present to ourselves at all times, especially as the unattended mind creates false purposes for itself which can only lead to pain.

  • Awaken the Part of You That Fears No Pain (Audio 13:30 - 3/19/15)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that the basic question within every spiritual aspirant's mind is, "When will I be free?" To know the answer, you must first awaken…[more]

  • 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]

  • Awaken the Part of You That Fears No Pain (Video 13:07 - 4/13/15)

    In this video, Guy Finley explains that the basic question that lingers within every spiritual aspirant's mind is, "When will I be free?" To discover the answer, we must first…[more]

  • Change Your World by Changing Your Relationship With It (Audio 4:11 - 4/28/15)

    In this short talk, 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]

  • 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.

  • 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]

  • Slow Down, Wake Up, and Become Watchful (Video 6:03 - 3/28/16)

    When the mind is asleep to itself, fearful imagination kicks into gear whenever unwanted events occur. We then resist the very outcomes that we have imagined, and then we end…[more]

  • 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]

  • Ten Ways to Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself (Writing - 4/18/16)

    Regardless of how disappointing or painful it may have been, nothing real lives in your past that can grab you and make you its captive any more than a dark…[more]

  • Stop Letting Pain Use You to Perfect Itself (Writing - 6/27/16)

    We are created with the tools it takes to master our own lives.

  • Welcome the Unexpected Challenge of Becoming Self Conscious (Audio 4:22 - 8/15/16)

    In this short audio clip, "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about how becoming conscious of ourselves in the right way comes with a necessary kind of growing pain that…[more]

  • Use Your Pain to Gain Real Freedom (Audio 4:21 - 8/17/16)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how real freedom is finally found when we are willing to go through the pain of doing what is right.

  • Welcome the Unexpected Challenge of Becoming Self Conscious (Video 4:03 - 9/19/16)

    In this short video clip, "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about how becoming conscious of ourselves in the right way comes with a necessary kind of growing pain that…[more]

  • Use Your Pain to Gain Real Freedom (Video 4:03 - 9/27/16)

    "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley talks about how real freedom is finally found when we are willing to go through the pain of doing what is right.

  • Catch This One Great Lie Before It Kills Your Spiritual Possibilities (Audio 1:49 - 9/29/16)

    In this short talk, best-selling "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about the spiritual need to become aware of the deceptive parts of us that claim to protect us from…[more]

  • Catch This One Great Lie Before It Kills Your Spiritual Possibilities (Video 1:25 - 10/25/16)

    In this short video, best-selling "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about the spiritual need to become aware of the deceptive parts of us that claim to protect us from…[more]

  • The Secret Way Out of Painful Hopelessness & Despair (Video 2:21 - 3/22/17)

    Guy Finley explains that the only way out of any painful circumstance is through a transformation in our understanding of who we really are and what's possible for us.

  • Realize the Power that Ends All Painful Patterns (Video 4:24 - 10/31/17)

    Life of Learning Foundation founder and director Guy Finley talks about the liberating idea that all discouragement is unnatural. Life brings us to painful points to actually help us transcend…[more]