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  • The Place of Perfect Peace (Writing - 6/2/02)

    Find Balance, Find Perfect Peace

  • Start Sowing the Seeds of a New Life (Writing - 3/12/03)

    Helpful ideas about what is required of us if we wish to realize our True Nature, and offering specific examples of how to do the inner work necessary to align…[more]

  • 21 Ways We Waste Our Vital Life Forces (Writing - 8/13/03)

    Guy Finley shows how we can reclaim our natural internal energy by seeing where it is that we are currently wasting them.

  • Change (Writing - 5/1/04)

    Guy Finley discusses the purpose behind the seasonal changes of our inner life and how we can embrace them as the spiritual teachings meant for us.

  • Four Ways to Teach the Truths that Transform the World (Writing - 10/4/04)

    Leading by example, explains Guy Finley, is often accomplished by what we don't do, such as by not passing negativity on to others but instead bearing it within ourselves.

  • Behold (Writing - 11/22/04)

    This special writing complementing Guy's talk of November 21st, 2004, contains hidden treasures that hint at an entirely new way of living.

  • To Come and Go (Writing - 1/12/05)

    This beautiful 8 line verse by Guy Finley reveals the essence of the real Spiritual Path.

  • Attract Positive Life Results with This Powerful Secret Principle (Writing - 3/28/05)

    If we can see, explains Guy Finley, how positive inner states lead to positive life experiences, then we can also see that negative inner states must attract negative results.

  • Slowly I Turn (Writing - 5/15/05)

    Guy Finley reminds us that just as the sun never quits the sky but only waits for the earth to turn and face the light, so, too, must we turn…[more]

  • Step Into Your Personal Spiritual Workstation (Writing - 7/15/05)

    Each time, explains Guy Finley, that we actually come to the end of what we know to do and stay there without punishing ourselves or hating life for finding ourselves…[more]

  • The Love of Winter (Writing - 12/24/05)

    In pure barrenness, explains Guy Finley, there dwells an honest beauty.

  • The Secret of Effortless Happiness (Writing - 3/19/06)

    Guy Finley explores how it is that you can make yourself miserable but you can't make yourself happy.

  • Higher Lessons in the Nature of Light (Audio 11:02 - 7/7/06)

    What would you think of a mother or father who starts yelling at their 5 year-old son because he didn't prepare dinner? It would be a terrible thing. Intuitively we…[more]

  • Start Living Without the "Shakes"! (Writing - 6/18/06)

    Anything that you have to control, explains Guy Finley, controls you.

  • Realize the Timeless Truth of Your Self (Writing - 8/27/06)

    We are create, explains Guy Finley, with the capability of realizing the timeless truth of ourselves.

  • 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 Secret of Having Everything You Want (Writing - 11/13/06)

    It is not what life has brought to you that you don't like, explains Guy Finley. It is your reactions that turn the gift of life into the resentment of…[more]

  • Find Personal Freedom in the Principles of Invisible Justice (Writing - 2/26/07)

    We can never hope to be free, as Guy Finley explains, as long as any part of us struggles with, or suffers over what others are doing, have done, or…[more]

  • The Quiet Beauty of Being Inwardly Balanced (Writing - 11/19/07)

    We must start to become conscious of the movement produced by our thoughts and feelings, explains Guy Finley, because it is their movement that presently drives us to seek balance.

  • Seek the Source of Self-Perfection (Audio 7:10 - 7/27/08)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley, best-selling author of The Essential Laws of Fearless Living, reveals how every human being is created with the potential of perfectly reflecting all that is…[more]

  • Know the 'Whole' Meaning of Love (Audio 3:09 - 1/5/09)

    In this podcast, best-selling author Guy Finley reveals what stands in the way of human beings having a real relationship with wholeness and love.

  • Comes the Snow Before the Spring (Audio 8:52 - 4/6/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how conflict is born in those moments when our expectations about how life ought to unfold meet reality.

  • Touch the Timeless Truth of Yourself (Writing - 6/1/09)

    We must stop trying to create conditions for ourselves, explains Guy Finley, through which we hope to escape the fear of our own emptiness.

  • Let Life Sing You (Audio 4:44 - 10/6/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the fact that as human beings we are intended to live as instruments of God's life, as opposed to the present-day mindset in…[more]

  • Share in the Life Unending (Audio 5:51 - 10/24/09)

    In this special podcast featuring music performed live at Life of Learning Foundation in Southern Oregon, Guy Finley talks about the music and rhythm of life itself, and how we…[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]

  • New Answers for Old Pains (Writing - 7/23/10)

    Within the space of each beat of your heart, you get the exact measure of the answer you gave to life the moment before.

  • 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.

  • Reclaim the Gift That Releases You From Fear (Audio 15:17 - 9/7/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the great importance of being willing to see everything that we can about ourselves.

  • Q&A - Spiritual Alignment (Video 1:49 - 4/1/07)

    Guy Finley speaks about spiritual balance, alignment, and the natural flow of the present moment.

  • Sing the Self Eternal (Audio 2:50 - 11/2/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the potential we possess to live from a higher part of ourselves that is always in a harmonious relationship with the present moment.

  • The Secret of Letting Go (Video 1:46 - 6/1/09)

    Guy Finley explains the secret of letting go and how it's only through letting go that we are given something better than what life has asked us to give up.

  • Plant the Seeds of a New Self (Writing - 10/29/10)

    If we wish to have true harmonious relationships with others, then it is we who must change.

  • 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]

  • Finding Peace of Mind in the Here and Now (Writing - 2/28/11)

    The "healing" we need, the sense of wholeness for which we search, has nothing to do with adding anything to ourselves.

  • Stay Out of the Waves of Fear (Writing - 3/17/11)

    The only thing of which you can be certain at any point in your life is what you are able to see about yourself in that moment. Which means the…[more]

  • Six Words to Help You Drop Any Dark State (Audio 6:28 - 6/28/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about a new action we can take to find freedom from negative states.

  • The First Step in Releasing Negativity (Writing - 8/22/11)

    The true nature of anything -- whether a newly opened leaf or a fearful thought or feeling -- is inseparable from what it serves.

  • Be the Opening Act in Real Life (Audio 3:40 - 2/8/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why the unconscious imitation of anyone else is the repetition of the known, and why real freedom cannot be found in familiarity.

  • Enter the World Beyond Right and Wrong (Audio 5:59 - 3/5/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how real revelation of the truth of ourselves transforms the character that has been revealed.

  • Liberate Yourself From Your Self (Audio 7:58 - 4/1/12)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the difference between merely thinking about spiritual ideas and the actual awareness of the truth of ourselves in the present moment.

  • 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.

  • The Power to Leave Painful Thoughts and Feelings Behind You (Writing - 3/12/12)

    Just as a storm in the atmosphere of the earth is born of conflicting fronts of different temperatures colliding with one another, so too must there be conflicting forces within…[more]

  • The Web of Life (Audio 5:30 - 4/30/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the life-saving wisdom of becoming aware of the various thoughts, feelings and states that move through us, rather than wasting our energy…[more]

  • A Case of Mistaken Identity (Writing - 5/14/12)

    Once higher self-understanding is restored to us, the painful problems that are caused by its absence effortlessly disappear.

  • Release Yourself from Dark Inner States (Writing - 8/27/12)

    Darkness, in whatever form we experience it -- from a simple black, starless night, to a depressed thought or feeling -- only exists in the absence of light.

  • Open Yourself to Higher Understanding (Audio 3:34 - 11/27/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how the mind's painful struggle to understand any given moment actually prevents the true understanding of the moment from reaching us.

  • Stop Singing the Notes of Discord (Writing - 3/4/13)

    To change our relationship with life, to realize its unlimited song, we must bravely learn what it means to hear all of ourselves.

  • Awaken to All the Worlds Within You (Audio 9:34 - 4/23/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley discusses the importance of understanding the idea of "levels and scale" inside of our own consciousness, so that we can gradually begin to break…[more]

  • 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 (Audio 6:31 - 5/17/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how everything that exists was made for us to discover our true nature.

  • Be One with the Light of Life (Writing - 5/20/13)

    Life -- this moment and every moment -- is a school for the education of the soul.

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Everything Grows Right in the Light (Audio 2:42 - 9/25/13)

    Guy Finley explains in this short talk how the mind that opens up to the soul that is trying to express itself reflects a radiance from which everything in the…[more]

  • The Heart of Pure Prayer (Video 3:00 - 9/18/13)

    In this short video, Guy Finley explains that true prayer is not intended to be something that we do in order to achieve or acquire something for ourselves so that…[more]

  • Let This Realization Change Your Reality (Writing - 10/7/13)

    When all is said and done, what is it that we suffer over other than finding out that something we thought belonged to us... doesn't!

  • Everything Grows Right in the Light (Video 2:31 - 10/7/13)

    Guy Finley explains in this short video how the mind that opens up to the soul that is trying to express itself reflects a radiance from which everything in the…[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]

  • Remember the Celestial Tempo (Video 2:16 - 10/28/13)

    Guy Finley explains that the idea of "remembering ourselves" is completely different than being drawn into thinking about ourselves. Remembering ourselves is a perfect action that is in harmony with…[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]

  • Real Learning Requires Surrender (Writing - 12/9/13)

    The greater is continually pouring out its life, giving its light to the lesser.

  • Listen to the Sounds of Your Timeless Self (Video 2:06 - 1/9/14)

    In this short video, Guy Finley discusses the timeless beauty of music, and how when we find ourselves "tapping our feet to the rhythm," it is actually the expression in…[more]

  • Put Yourself in the Right Place, at the Right Time, Doing the Right Thing (Writing - 2/24/14)

    When we are awake to what divides us, we are doing the work of living in Presence.

  • Practice Your Power to Choose (Writing - 3/24/14)

    Rather than defend our mistakes by finding excuses for them, we can understand that our refusal to learn the lesson at hand ensures we will meet that lesson again, along…[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]

  • Stop Following the Road that Leads Nowhere (Writing - 11/10/14)

    What we put first, the choices we make in life are a direct reflection of what we value.

  • How to Find True Balance in Life (Video 4:18 - 3/19/15)

    Guy Finley explains that the grand movement of life itself is a ceaseless rebalancing. But because the native state of every living organism is inertia, when life produces the conditions…[more]

  • Reclaim the Gift of Recognizing the Difference Between Good and Evil (Video 2:21 - 3/25/15)

    Guy Finley explains that we have lost our innate ability to discern what's good from what's evil, and instead make peace with anything that promises to reconcile a disturbance within…[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 Secret Garden of the Soul (Writing - 4/6/15)

    Many times, darkness is the medium, sorrow the seed, and the subsequent humility conceived in these trials is the divine garden in which our soul flowers.

  • Put Yourself in Heavenly Hands (Writing - 4/13/15)

    Only the light of awareness can lead you to safety.

  • 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 Leading Indicator of All Incomplete Actions in Life (Audio 2:22 - 5/29/15)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how all interior dialogs within oneself are the result of something within us that is trying in vain to reconcile a disparity…[more]

  • Complete the Pattern of Life and Fulfill Its Great Purpose (Audio 4:57 - 8/5/15)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how anything that is authentically new in life is the fulfillment of a pattern, which then creates a new pattern, which itself…[more]

  • The Fruits of Sincere Spiritual Effort (Writing - 7/6/15)

    Freedom is either found within one's suffering or not at all.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Complete the Pattern of Life and Fulfill Its Great Purpose (Video 3:51 - 10/29/15)

    In this short video, Guy Finley talks about how anything that is authentically new in life is the fulfillment of a pattern, which then creates a new pattern, which itself…[more]

  • Here Is How the Light of Truth Sets You Free (Video 46:59 - 12/6/15)

    Guy Finley explains how the winter solstice -- a time when we switch from increasing darkness to increasing light in the exterior world -- is representative of a moment-to-moment possibility…[more]

  • Wake Up and Stop Being Used by Weakness (Video 4:31 - 12/23/15)

    Guy Finley explains how weakness that is within us resists and judges the weakness in others, and how we can use that negative force of judgment to realize the oneness…[more]

  • Wake Up and Stop Being Used by Weakness (Audio 4:31 - 12/23/15)

    Guy Finley explains how weakness that is within us resists and judges the weakness in others, and how we can use that negative force of judgment to realize the oneness…[more]

  • Embrace the Beautiful Dual Nature of Self-Discovery (Audio 1:33 - 7/20/16)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains the roles that doubt and faith play in our spiritual work.

  • Discover The Way Out From the Harmful Effects of Anti Depressant Medication (Video 4:45 - 8/23/16)

    Guy Finley addresses the path to freedom from addictive medications. Change is possible, and we are created to be free from everything that now holds us captive.

  • Free Yourself From This Unseen Force That's Dragging You Down (Audio 2:38 - 11/16/16)

    In this brief talk, Guy Finley explains that anything that tries to get us to identify with something outside of us is dragging us down, even though it may seem…[more]

  • Free Yourself From This Unseen Force That's Dragging You Down (Video 2:21 - 1/10/17)

    In this brief video clip, Guy Finley explains that anything that tries to get us to identify with something outside of us is dragging us down, even though it may…[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 Divine Purpose of the Seeds of the Soul (Video 3:51 - 6/30/17)

    Guy Finley explains that each of us has the possibility of nurturing the "seeds of our soul" so that in their flowering we not only become a bridge between Heaven…[more]

  • See the Difference Between Judgment and Observation (Video 4:25 - 8/31/17)

    In this short commentary, Guy explains that the more you study the inner judge, the stronger the true and impartial observer within you becomes.