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  • Awaiting the Divine (Writing - 9/22/02)

    Anticipation is a special kind of awareness where one is united with the spirit of what comes prior to its arrival

  • Free Yourself by Seeing Yourself: 9 Ways to Heal the Hidden Hurting in You (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Consciousness of any unwanted condition in us must precede its correction, just as the rising sun dismisses the fear hiding in the darkness of night.

  • Look in the Right Direction  (Writing - 2/22/03)

    The answers to all of life's questions can be found WITHIN you. Three ways to start asking the right questions.

  • 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.

  • 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 Release and Relax (Writing - 1/5/04)

    As Guy Finley explains, as we let go of our identification with negative feelings we also let go of their associated pain.

  • Discover the Freedom You Need to Live the Way You Want (Writing - 8/24/04)

    In our quest to win freedom from the ties that bind, we spend most of our lives struggling to overcome vague foes that fade in and out, like the shadows…[more]

  • A Higher Lesson in Life Levels that Leads to a New Life (Writing - 10/18/04)

    Guy Finley describes for us how a higher conscious awareness empowers us to be one with all that exists in the kingdom of creation.

  • Abandon Your Usual Ways of Thinking (Writing - 5/23/05)

    The foundation of self-observation, explains Guy Finley, is a higher self-awareness that puts you in direct contact with a new and superior Intelligence.

  • Diet (Writing - 7/1/05)

    Guy Finley discusses our relationship with the food we eat and how unconscious appetites keep us from developing a love for the one relationship that can fulfill our need for…[more]

  • Awaken the Power of Your Supernatural Self (excerpt) (Audio 2:06 - 10/19/05)

    Guy Finley explains how to be elevated to a Higher life starting right now. Discover the extraordinary power hidden in our awareness and how it literally can transform our life.

  • How to Develop a New Attitude and a New Altitude in Life (Writing - 4/3/06)

    A young woman once decided that her best chance of getting hired by a company doing geological survey work in the Alaskan wilderness was to earn a private license to…[more]

  • The First Step to Realizing Your True Self (Writing - 1/7/07)

    Like the invisible winds that move the branches on the trees, explains Guy Finley, we live in a world of an unseen, but ceaseless, flood of thoughts and feelings.

  • Wake Up and Walk Out of the Cell of Yourself (Writing - 4/28/07)

    Whenever we find ourselves in some "unwanted" part of ourselves, perhaps reliving an old heartache or caught in the throes of some irrepressible anger, old fear, or unyielding worry, part…[more]

  • Solve Yourself and Help Save the World (Writing - 7/30/07)

    **The more I think I know about true spirituality, the more I become easily aggravated by the behavior of others, especially when I hear someone make an obviously false (spiritually)…[more]

  • 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

  • The Spiritual Secret that Allows You to Defeat Any Discouragement (Writing - 9/24/07)

    Awareness is a living and intelligent feature, explains Guy Finley, of the ever-present Now within which it dwells.

  • Discover the Treasure of Your True Nature (Writing - 12/31/07)

    Awakening to who we are created to be, explains Guy Finley, is the first step in letting go of all that holds us captive.

  • Challenge Fear's Right to Rule Your Life (Writing - 5/12/08)

    The seemingly scary condition, whatever it may be, is not the problem, says Guy Finley. It is your reaction that is fearful.

  • Be True to Yourself (Audio 6:44 - 8/7/08)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley explains how being true to ourselves is the same thing as not resisting what life brings to us.

  • Make the Divine Discovery About Your True Self (Audio 8:01 - 9/4/08)

    In this podcast, author Guy Finley reveals how you can stop being pushed around by the back-and-forth movement of the opposites, and at the same time discover who you really…[more]

  • Nothing Flowers Without Light (Audio 10:35 - 5/12/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley explains why it is so important to stand in the real light of awareness and become truly conscious of the parts of ourselves that supply…[more]

  • The Difference Between Just Living and Real Life (Audio 2:54 - 6/29/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the choice we have to either passively exist -- having our lives lived for us -- or to become conscious that we are…[more]

  • Let Life Touch You (Audio 6:52 - 8/31/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about what it would mean to allow every impression that touches your heart and mind to stir you as it is intended.

  • 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]

  • The Gift of Meditation (Audio 6:07 - 2/27/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley explores the true meaning and purpose of meditation, and explains why it is the most natural and practical thing you can do for yourself.

  • The Journey From Faith to Freedom (Audio 6:47 - 4/1/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how true faith, born out of seeing the real need for a fearless life, can point the way toward an authentic, everlasting inner…[more]

  • One Mind, One Heart, One Story (Audio 6:40 - 6/7/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how our true nature, which is fearlessness itself, is not separate from the unfathomable wholeness of real life.

  • 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.

  • Use All of Life's Lessons to Liberate Yourself (Video 14:47 - 2/3/10)

    Guy Finley explains how to use everything that happens to us -- both painful and pleasurable -- to grow into the fearless and free individual we were born to be.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Step into an Unthinkably Confident Relationship with Life (Writing - 10/8/10)

    The awareness of our living relationship with the present moment empowers us to know what's best for us without having to think about it.

  • Stay Awake Behind the Wheel of Life (Audio 2:19 - 12/13/10)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the importance of understanding the need to awaken from spiritual sleep.

  • Strengthen Your Connection to the Timeless Life (Writing - 12/20/10)

    You'll never know how forgetful of your self you are until you make the smallest effort to be self-remembering.

  • The Key to the Higher Kingdoms (Audio 16:51 - 6/8/11)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how we can realize and enter into a higher life that is greater than ourselves.

  • Stop Sinking into Negative Thinking (Writing - 5/16/11)

    No intelligent, conscious person would ever intentionally hurt themselves or others.

  • Awaken the Character Meant to Be First (Writing - 8/29/11)

    We are meant to go through a transfiguration on this earth, a change internally that leaves our character like nothing it was before.

  • Choose the Path of Freedom (Audio 4:03 - 2/3/12)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how we can stop being fooled into involving ourselves with fear, worry and anxiety by remembering that there are parts of us that…[more]

  • A New Order of Self-Understanding (Writing - 11/21/11)

    As we become more self-aware, a whole new order of understanding dawns.

  • Learn to Love This Labor Called Life (Audio 5:06 - 1/13/12)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how a truly fearless and happy human being is one who understands that our lives are not meant to be spent serving only…[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 Special Mother's Day Message (Audio 6:57 - 5/14/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we are all intended to understand the purpose of this life, which is to be a conscious participant in the moment-to-moment…[more]

  • The Complete Story of Sorrow in a Simple Lesson (Audio 2:09 - 1/24/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how everything that life brings to our door is intended to show us something new and true about ourselves... if we are…[more]

  • Start Actualizing Change (Writing - 1/7/13)

    Actualizing our spiritual right to live without the frustration of fearful limitations is not a question of achieving something new; it begins with choosing to end a relationship with that…[more]

  • Don't "Dance" with Painful Thoughts and Feelings (Video 12:49 - 3/22/13)

    In this video, Guy tells an enlightening and entertaining spiritual story about a young woman who gets carried away with "dance partners" -- thoughts and feelings -- that don't have…[more]

  • 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.

  • The Role of a Spiritual Teacher (Video 3:36 - 4/23/13)

    In this video, Guy Finley explains that the true role of a teacher is to remind students of their actual condition, which presently is an unconscious state of "spiritual sleep."…[more]

  • Find Divine Direction in Disappointment (Audio 3:25 - 5/27/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we must first become consciously dissatisfied with our discontentment if we want to begin the process of letting go of it.

  • Stop Picking Up the Pain of the Past (Audio 1:34 - 6/11/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that if we will stop agreeing to "feed" the parts of us that produce unnecessary pain, then gradually those parts will stop growing.

  • We Are Made to Be Instruments of the Light (Video 3:39 - 6/28/13)

    In this video, Guy Finley talks about how our true interior work is about agreeing to stand within the light of awareness so that the parts of ourselves that are…[more]

  • Walk with Timeless Truths (Writing - 7/22/13)

    Within everyone there dwells a living light, a consciousness whose love and compassion never flags.

  • Don't Miss This Life-Changing Moment (Writing - 8/12/13)

    What we call a personal "crisis" is really that moment when some previously invisible conflict within us becomes temporarily visible.

  • End the Secret Suffering Behind Judging Yourself and Others (Audio 2:41 - 10/18/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley emphasizes the importance of having an awareness of our own interior lives so that we can begin to see the need to stop feeding…[more]

  • Heal Yourself and Heal the Past (Audio 6:16 - 12/26/13)

    Self-realization author Guy Finley explains in this short talk that happier, healthier and brighter relationships with others become possible when we begin to let go of painful grudges and resentments…[more]

  • Heal Yourself and Heal the Past (Video 5:55 - 1/17/14)

    Self-realization author Guy Finley explains in this short video that happier, healthier and brighter relationships with others become possible when we begin to let go of painful grudges and resentments…[more]

  • Step Up to a Higher Level of Life (Writing - 3/10/14)

    As long as we live within the darkened mansion of these lower-level thoughts and feelings, we must remain captives of their imperfect perspective.

  • Pull Yourself Out of Confusing Thoughts (Writing - 3/31/14)

    The next time you run into some familiar blockage or begin to feel unsuited to face some new and difficult personal challenge, don't try to think your way around it.

  • Erase Fearful Feelings from Your Life (Writing - 6/30/14)

    Being conscious of your fear empowers you to interact with it in an entirely new way.

  • Walk Safely Out of the Labyrinth Called Your "self" (Audio 12:02 - 8/4/14)

    Guy Finley explains that Truth is always gently inviting you to see that the moments you fear are part of a divine path that's intended to lead you to the…[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.

  • Walk Safely Out of the Labyrinth Called Your "self" (Video 11:40 - 8/25/14)

    Guy Finley explains that Truth is always gently inviting you to see that the moments you fear are part of a divine path that's intended to lead you to the…[more]

  • The Difference Between Natural and Unnatural Negativity (Audio 1:10 - 2/11/15)

    In this brief talk, Guy Finley talks about how we will always experience resistance, but that it only becomes "our" resistance, which then turns into negativity, when we unconsciously allow…[more]

  • The Inner Change that Puts You in a New Relationship with Life (Writing - 2/23/15)

    Most people want very much to be strong, but they do not seem to be able to find the real strength they yearn for.

  • The Secret of Your Immortal Self (Video 4:34 - 3/17/15)

    In this stirring video, Guy Finley talks about his brand new book, "The Secret of Your Immortal Self."

  • Learn to Relax with Others by Releasing Yourself (Writing - 3/30/15)

    Within each of us dwells a certain lower level of "self" whose chief feature is to ensure that no one ever doubts its perfection.

  • Growing Into a Love That Lasts (Writing - 4/13/15)

    Here is a simple set of instructions for those who want their love to last: Don't try to please each other, for each of you has constantly changing pleasures. Instead,…[more]

  • Journey to the Self Beyond Comparison (Audio 1:50 - 6/22/15)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how all true teachings exist to help us reveal and transcend the present state of darkness that we live in, not to…[more]

  • Guy Finley Interview on "Buddha at the Gas Pump" (Video 2:05:49 - 8/12/15)

    Watch Guy's interview with host Rick Archer on the popular YouTube series, "Buddha at the Gas Pump."

  • Allow the Light to Act Upon You (Writing - 8/17/15)

    The purpose of any true interior practice is not to help us do or achieve something in the world that will make our future a brighter one, but to help…[more]

  • Journey to the Self Beyond Comparison (Video 1:29 - 9/4/15)

    Guy Finley talks about how illuminated men and women throughout history have existed as shining examples of another higher order of consciousness that we are all intended to make contact…[more]

  • How to Make Problems Fall Away (Writing - 9/28/15)

    We cannot change, control, or be stronger than anything our mind says is outside of us. But we can be inwardly awake, conscious of the fact that we don't need…[more]

  • Risk Doing What is True (Writing - 10/19/15)

    Taking a conscious risk involves making a choice to do what's true, in spite of what that choice may cost you.

  • A Spiritual Secret That Will Shock You Into Sanity (Audio 1:36 - 11/17/15)

    In this short clip, Guy Finley mentions a key point that needs to be realized about our minds when there is any kind of interior dialog taking place.

  • A Spiritual Secret That Will Shock You Into Sanity (Video 1:02 - 11/23/15)

    In this video clip, Guy Finley mentions a key point that needs to be realized about our minds whenever there is any kind of interior dialog taking place.

  • Reality is the Perfect Mirror (Writing - 11/30/15)

    The unconscious mind forever distorts everything it sees in order to justify its concealed intentions.

  • Awaken True Spiritual Sensitivity by Learning What it Means to "Wait" on Life (Audio 5:30 - 12/29/15)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we must learn what it means to wait on God if we wish to be connected to more than just the…[more]

  • Awaken True Spiritual Sensitivity by Learning What it Means to "Wait" on Life (Video 5:48 - 1/5/16)

    In this video, Guy Finley talks about how we must learn what it means to wait on God if we wish to be connected to more than just the temporary…[more]

  • The Happiness of Dropping Painful Demands (Writing - 7/18/16)

    Lasting contentment is being free of our own undeveloped and demanding nature.

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Refuse All Unhappy Beginnings (Writing - 11/21/16)

    We don't ever have to worry about happy endings to any of our life stories if we're awake enough to refuse all unhappy beginnings.

  • Reclaim Your Attention and Release Yourself from Negativity (Writing - 1/19/17)

    Each moment of reclaimed attention gives us a stake in the freedom it grants.

  • The Corruption of Consciousness Through the Death of Attention (Audio 3:53 - 5/24/17)

    The energy of life is always washing over you... but when you don't know what to do with that energy, you become dependent on conditions outside of you to stimulate…[more]

  • How to Recognize the Real Voice of the Master (Audio 5:27 - 5/25/17)

    Unconscious pain persists the way that it does in our lives because we don't know how to discern a true inner guide from a false one, and therefore are mastered…[more]

  • How to Know What's Best Without Thinking About It (Writing - 5/28/17)

    The amazing possibilities that appear with each present moment are literally beyond thought.

  • "Seeds of the Soul" Interview with Guy Finley and Rob Spears (Video 8:27 - 6/30/17)

    In this excerpt from an interview with Rob Spears of KKNW's Conscious Talk Radio, Guy Finley explains that the purpose of his 2017 "Talks in the Pines" workshop will be…[more]