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A Spiritual Secret That Will Shock You Into Sanity

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Attend to the Business at Hand

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Awaken Yourself to the Source of Real Strength

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Any Limitation Can Be Transcended

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The Peace of Knowing "All Things Pass"

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Free Yourself from the Tyranny of the Past

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Unmask the Hidden Power of All Negative States

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Find Out What Your Life is For

When you begin to be for God before you're for yourself, then God will begin to be there before you.

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Six Words to Help You Drop Any Dark State

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Stop Sinking into Negative Thinking

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

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The Doorway to a Higher Destiny

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Let Self-Knowledge Light the Way Ahead

The wise are not those most learned, but the best tempered by truths put to the test of life.

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Put Angry States in the Past Where They Belong

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Plant the Seeds of a New Self

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

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Use Unkind Acts to Help Create a New World

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Reclaim the Gift That Releases You From Fear

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The Strange Non-Life of the False Self

The sky is forever. And so is your true nature.

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Self-Knowledge is Self-Liberation

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Stop Nursing Negative States

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Regain Your Right to Be Self-Ruling

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Break the Spell of Self-Limiting Negative States

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Seek the Source of True Self-Mastery

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How to Make Problems Fall Away

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Break the Chains of Bitterness

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The Secret of Gentle Intolerance

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Stop Being Tricked into Serving Dark States

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Global Pain

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Free Yourself from Unwanted Circumstances

Guy Finley reminds us that the truth never causes pain.

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Let Life Give You What You Need

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The Sure Cure for a Sinking Spirit

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Welcome Truth's Light and Make Everything Right for You

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Stop This Unseen Source of Suffering

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.

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The Secret for Successful Living

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Physician, Heal Thyself

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Start Choosing What You Really Want

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Transformational Living

Discover the authentic spiritual and esoteric secrets for truly transformational living.

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Awaken the New Perception that is Pressure-Free

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Guy Finley explains how whatever weight we seek to place on the backs of others simply falls back on our own.

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Blame Schmame

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how any kind of blame is actually an avoidance of seeing yourself as you actually are in the present moment.

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Break Free of All Painful Patterns

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

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An Up-Close Look at Karma

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

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Liberate Yourself From Self-Limiting Thoughts and Feelings

Guy Finley explains that we should do what's in our power and refuse to be discouraged about anything else.

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Letting Go: A Little Bit at a Time

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How You Can Be the Light of the World

Each of us is created to be the Light of the world, explains Guy Finley.

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Be Stronger Than Anything That Frightens You

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Take Back Authority Over Your Own Life

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Don't Let Broken Expectations Bring You Down!

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Start Healing the One Source of All Heartache

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Some Notes on Natural Detachment from Negative States

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New Knowledge to Help You Outgrow Negative States

In this podcast, Guy Finley explains why pure awareness is the only answer for fear, frustration, anxiety, stress, anger, or any other life-stealing negative state.

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Snap the Spell of Useless Suffering!

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Ten Keys for Gaining Greater Self Liberation

Your experience of this world, explains Guy Finley, is determined by how you think toward it.

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Detect, Stop, and Drop Inner "Voices"

Any time is the right time to go quiet, explains author Guy Finley.

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The Power to Never Feel Powerless Again

Real power, explains Guy Finley, is knowing we already possess everything we need to succeed in the moment, as we would wish it.

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Never Again Feel Like a Victim!

Our experience of any passing event -- for the pain or pleasure of it, explains Guy Finley -- is the product of how we see it.

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Challenge Fear's Right to Rule Your Life

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

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The Great Lesson Behind Self-Liberation

We are created -- and each of us is intended, explains Guy Finley -- to discover the truth of ourselves within ourselves.

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Why You Should Feel Encouraged

The light from one small moment of honest self-inquiry, explains Guy Finley, is more powerful than the accumulated darkness of a million years of doubt.

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Get to the Bottom of What's Betraying You

We value negative states, explains Guy Finley, because of the strong sense of self we get from them.

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Unmask the Three Thieves of Peace

One reason why negative states sneak in so easily to steal our peace, explains Guy Finley, is that we have been conditioned to believe in their right to punish us.

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Discover the Treasure of Your True Nature

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

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Silence is Golden

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]

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Enlightening is Better than Igniting Yourself!

Guy Finley explains how rising above the blame game is the same as learning how to be in total command of yourself.

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Rise Above the Negativity of Others

One of the important aspects of this Work, explains Guy Finley, is beginning to employ its principles in our everyday lives.

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Snap Yourself Out of Psychic Slumber

You may not be able to think your way out of a nagging problem, says Guy Finley, but you can see your way clear of it.

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Letting Go Into the Power Flow

In the early 1900s, before the age of superhighways, supermarkets, and the giant food manufacturers, things were very different, better in many ways. Small family farmers used to truck or…[more]

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Five Great Illusions Keeping You from Letting Go

Guy Finley urges us to see through false illusions that keep us from letting go.

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Wake Up and Walk Away from Whatever is Pulling You Down

We are here on earth, explains Guy Finley, to grow beyond the limiting influences of our own unawakened nature.

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Let Go and Grow Beyond Negative States

Drop whatever would define and limit you, explains Guy Finley, by bringing yourself back into the great and unconditioned Now where all is one.

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The Spiritual Secret that Allows You to Defeat Any Discouragement

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

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Loneliness

Guy Finley provides a deeper understanding of what drives us into loneliness and despair and how we find freedom from these negative states. Learn about growing spiritually by recognizing and…[more]

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Stop Struggling with Others

When we're angry or resentful for what has happened in our lives, the real enemy is not ouside of us, explains Guy Finley -- it's what we don't yet know…[more]

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A Winning Solution to Ending Dark Inner Dialogues

If inner dialogues were left to themselves as they popped into our mind, explains Guy Finley, they'd be as powerless to disturb us as an echo is to change its…[more]

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Free Yourself From False Suffering

Guy Finley explains how our perception produces what we experience.

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Journey Beyond Fear

Counter to popular opinion, real success is not measured by the amount of our possessions. Simply stated, the truth is that real success -- ultimately the only success -- is…[more]

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For True Self-Command Just Stop, Look, and Listen

When the false self throws terrifying shadows, says Guy Finley, you must work to cast Inner Light.

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A Wise and Winning Way to Look at Your Life

efore we can enter, and live in, the higher realm of the Free Mind, explains Guy Finley, we must learn to see our life through its eyes.

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Stand on the Ground of Your True Self

When you don't -- when you consciously won't -- express some negative state, explains Guy Finley, you are literally asking for awareness of a Higher Self.

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How to Care for Yourself in a New Way

Our responsibility, explains Guy Finley, is only to remain aware in the moment and to allow ourselves to be guided by and within that awareness.

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Go from Storms to Sunny Skies

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

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Find Personal Freedom in the Principles of Invisible Justice

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]

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Leave the "Victim Level" of Life Behind You

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.

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A New Inner Understanding to Put You in Charge of All Outer Circumstances

Barring those moments when we find ourselves in real physical danger, conditions, of themselves, have absolutely no authority over us. It's true. No event or circumstance has any power to…[more]

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Abolish Harmful Inner Voices

Working with self-observation, we can actually see, explains Guy Finley, that these self-compromising thoughts are just that: thoughts.

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Rejection

Guy Finley discusses failure, rejection, and the stress-filled darkness of feeling forsaken or unworthy. Learn what it means to have your own life and to move past the conviction that…[more]

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The Power to Dismiss Discontentment From Your Life

The discontented nature, explains Guy Finley, always requires that something be wrong in order for it to set it right.

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The Little Boy Who Laughed Away the "Haunted" House

If we will courageously examine every frightening thought that goes through our minds to see if it is based in reality, explains Guy Finley, we will eventually discover that there…[more]

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An Advanced Lesson in Letting Go

The real act of letting go, explains Guy Finley, is first an interior action, followed, if needful, by a wiser exterior action.

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A Magical Prescription for More Positive Living

It is not negative to see the negative in us, explains Guy Finley, since it is the perfectly positive that makes this kind of seeing into ourselves possible.

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Stop This Secret Self-Sabotage

We're often led to act against ourselves by an undetected weakness that goes before us -- trying to pass itself off to others -- as a strength. This is secret…[more]

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Realize the Bright, Noble, and Ever-Ascending Life

When we attempt to do what is not within our power, explains Guy Finley, we only succeed in making ourselves miserable.

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Discovering the Depths of Your True Self

The following short set of questions and answers is taken from the "Ask the Masters" sections that follow the end of each chapter in Guy Finley's newest book, *Let Go…[more]

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The Right Choice That Keeps You Safe

Guy Finley reminds us that no negative state wants what is right for you.

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Break Out of the Blame Game

Negative emotions cannot exist, explains Guy Finley, without having something to blame for their punishing presence.

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A Great Lesson in Letting Go

We must no longer lend ourselves, explains Guy Finley, to the will of any dark state looking to use us as its vehicle.

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Find New Strength in Awakened Attention

Guy Finley illustrates that wherever you place your attention, you give life to that seed of thought.

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Be Careful What You Pray For . . .

Guy Finley explains that our experience of life moment-to-moment is, in fact, what we have asked for.

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Secrets for Stress-Free Living

Guy Finley helps us to see that "scary" life-moments are as powerless to punish us as is a make-believe monster on the movie screen.

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Fulfill the Higher Plan for Healing Whatever Pains You

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]

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The Strength of a Silent Mind

One of the most powerful forces in the universe, explains Guy Finley, is Silence.

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Giving Yourself Up Is Lifting Yourself Up

Understanding that we are not our thoughts and feelings, explains Guy Finley, is the first step towards stopping them from ruling our lives.

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Find Freedom From Unhappiness

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]

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Knowledge to Be Stronger Than Whatever Shakes You

Before we can learn to free ourselves from our own fearful reactions to unwanted events, explains Guy Finley, we must realize just how worthless fear actually is.

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The Path to Peace Already Present

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."

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Letting Go into the Flow of Real Life

This Now, the real Now, explains Guy Finley, is a perfect integration -- a dynamic mutual convergence of all the creative forces, which is always stirring.

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Abandon Your Usual Ways of Thinking

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.

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End the Dark Cycle of Discontentment - Part I

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

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Practicing the Presence of Peacefulness

Negative states born of nothing other than conflict-filled, comparative thinking, explains Guy Finley, steal into us to squander our peace one hundred times a day.

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Attract Positive Life Results with This Powerful Secret Principle

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.

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The Price One Must Pay

Nothing in the universe, explains Guy Finley, can prevent a man or a woman who wants to know Love -- who wants to rise to the next level -- from…[more]

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Two Ways to Raise Your Level of Spiritual Freedom

We are spiritually free, explains Guy Finley, when not one part of us harbors any hatred or resentment for any other human being.

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Enter the Great Estate of Your True Self

No one ever feels small in life, explains Guy Finley, who hasn't first been fooled into believing that there is nothing bigger than those small thoughts and feelings through which…[more]

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Attention

Guy Finley discusses the power of attention -- how problems are aggravated through the wrong use of attention and how we can stop animating our suffering by consciously withdrawing our…[more]

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Cancel the Ten Causes of Needless Heartaches

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]

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Negative Imagination

Guy Finley discusses the draining energy of negative imagination and how images drawn from our memories seem to validate our discouragement.

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How to Let Go of Helpless Feelings

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

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Break Through to a Totally New You

By rising above any self-righteousness that wants us to blame others for how we feel, explains Guy Finley, we gain an entirely new perspective on this useless reaction and learn…[more]

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The Power to be at Peace with Your Life

The first part of these new lessons in learning to live from your Higher Self and the prayer exercises that attend them is that the next time you feel yourself…[more]

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Develop the Indomitable Self in You

In this world that you and I live in, response is request. We can slightly enlarge this idea by restating it this way: The way you respond to life is…[more]

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Turn Any Dark Condition Into a Healing Light

When we don't understand our negative states, when we have yet to realize how they trick us into doing their bidding, they have the power to make us jump through…[more]

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Freedom

Guy Finley suggests a test for evaluating your own level of inner freedom. Learn to drop discouragement over any limitations and to awaken the secret part of you that has…[more]

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Wake Up and Be Free of Fear and Worries

Instead of letting fear lead you off the path and into the dark, explains Guy Finley, remain true to your course and watch it disappear.

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Rushing

Guy Finley suggests specific exercises to help you step out of the rush and stop being driven by anxious states. Learn new ways to wake up and develop self-command.

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This Key Unlocks the Door to a New Kind of Freedom

The true answer to any problem we find ourselves in is not found in our thoughts about it, but rather in our willingness to allow new light to reveal its…[more]

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The One Power Greater Than Any Inner Disturbance

Choose not to let dark disturbances take hold of you, encourages Guy Finley, but to instead let them pass you by as you would any unwelcome guest.

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Cancel the Secret Cause of Self-Captivity

Learning to question old, negative reactions and feelings, explains Guy Finley, is the first step to breaking out of their dark captivity.

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Never Discourage Over Your Present Location

Those who choose, explains Guy Finley, to stay the course over staying in negative, painful places find themselves that much closer to True Freedom.

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Self-Justification

Guy Finley discusses how to get past justifying weakness and negative states through awareness of our pained condition and surrendering ourselves to a higher strength.

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The Secret Understanding That Makes Painful Events Disappear

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

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The Secret of Making a New and True Beginning

Guy Finley explains that a new and true future begins with planting seeds of change in the now.

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Step Past Secret Self-Limitations

In this key lesson Guy Finley encourages us to see through the false nature that would keep us from moving forward through any uncertainty and doubt.

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Three New Choices That Dismiss Dark Conditions

Guy Finley explains how by meeting unwanted moments with negativity we only serve to further cement the darkness within us.

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Kindness

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

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Take This New Attitude Toward Whatever Makes You Ache

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.

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Taking Your Part in Perfect Intelligence

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.

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Dealing with the Darkness We Get from Others

In this lesson Guy Finley explains how we can either choose to get negative about other people's bad behavior (which doesn't help us), or we can choose a different kind…[more]

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A Simple Instruction for the Regeneration of the Soul

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]

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21 Ways We Waste Our Vital Life Forces

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

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Self-Pity

Guy Finley shows how we can muster the courage to stop giving ourselves over to self-pity and identification with dark states. He explains that instead of following and falling into…[more]

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Ask Yourself This Question and Escape to Freedom

Guy Finey looks at the condition called "anger" and how it is possible to escape dark inner conditions once we realize the part we play in the visiting of that…[more]

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Self-Awareness

Guy Finley addresses common questions on the topic of self-awareness.

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New Answers that Bring a New Life

Guy Finley shows how our experience of life is a direct result of who and what we are, and how we can begin today to bring about a new experience…[more]

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Helping Ourselves and Others Break the Circle of Suffering

Guy Finley shows the one way for breaking the cycle of conflict, hatred, and pain that arise in human relationships.

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With Eyes to See

A poem by Guy Finley on the wonders of contemplation.

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Thought

Guy Finley shows you a whole new way to live that is free from the punishment of self-wrecking thoughts.

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Nullify Negative States with New Knowledge

An excerpt from Seeker's Guide explaining how to break our relationship with negative states.

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Spiritual Stillness

Guy Finley reveals the unknown treasures hidden in spritual stillness.

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Put Yourself in the Driver's Seat

A writing by Guy Finley extracted from The Secret of Letting Go revealing the secrets of what it takes to take control of our lives.

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Anger Management

Learn anger management, how to never again be tricked into feeling bad about anything!

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Forgiveness

Finding forgiveness in being forgiven.

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Anxiety

Seeing through self-destructive anxiety.

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Feeling Overwhelmed

Learn to see through any anxious condition of feeling overwhelmed.

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Happiness

Happiness is seeing all dark states as passing clouds, behind which sits The Sun!

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Blame Game

There is no profit in blaming your lot in life on other people or an uncaring world. Escape the dark punishing captivity inherent in blame.

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Painful Patterns

Breaking out of old painful patterns, habits, and recuring problems.

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Self-Protection

Self-Protection is, and has always been, nothing but a self-limiting reaction that we cling to in the darkness of our present life-level.

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Selfless Living

Selfless Living: How to Enter Into Perfect Communion Where God is Your Life!

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Suffering

Find the Secret Solution to Help End World Suffering!

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Physical Healing

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

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Conflict

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

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Grief

The secret for dismantling the grief felt from the death of a loved. The same can be applied to the pain felt whenever a part of ourselves experiences a "death"…[more]

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Look in the Right Direction 

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

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Spirituality

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

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Healing

Healing the cause of all pain and suffering!

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10 Small Steps to Real Self-Knowledge

10 steps to help you to outgrow yourself by venturing into the unknown.

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Heartache

Most of our heartaches and sorrows are the offspring of trying to be something we have no Real need to be.

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Three New Choices That Dismiss Dark Conditions

Learn how you can turn any unwanted moment into a stepping stone toward a higher level of self-command.

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Transcending the Soul

Transcending the Soul through Suffering

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The Secret of Owning Your Own Life

Discover ten powerful new ways to begin changing your view of your own life. Plus learn the one power greater than any disturbance.

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The Jeweler's Hand

Be Fashioned by the Master Jeweler's Hand

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Spiritual Practices and the Presence of God

Spiritual Practices and the Presence of God

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You Can Be Stronger Than Any Dark Spirit

You Can Be Stronger Than Any Dark Spirit

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Abolish Harmful Inner Voices

Bring more light into your life by patient inner investigation.

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This Key Unlocks The Door To The Free Mind

Face challenges with the key that unlocks the door to a free mind.

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Nullify Negative States with New Knowledge

How to deal with negative states.

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Wake Up and Be Free of Fear and Worries

Take these steps to make fear and worry disappear

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The Path Home

To dare to see. To die to be.

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Let the Following Higher Hints Help You to Choose In Favor of Your True Self

Use this list of ten powerful insights to begin choosing in favor of your True Self.

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The Good Work of Giving Yourself Up

Cycling of vanity with life-in-vain goes on until you see the cost of a self-filling self. Then you commence on the good work of giving yourself up.

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The Great Mystery of It All

Linger in the great mystery of moments untold. Wait there for the unspeakable invitation to live there.