Join GuyFinleyNow and get access to hundreds of hours of Guy Finley's best talks. Connect your self to the greatest minds of all time at OneJourney.net
Notes from grateful readers.

“Thank you for your work, Guy. I have searched my whole life for spiritual insights... and finally someone who can make sense to me!”

— Lloyd Cooper, Fort Wayne, IN

“I suggested your book as a purchase for my local library. After reading the first half, I went and purchased the book for my own library. Excellent piece of work. I highlighted a lot, actually thought of dipping whole pages in highlighting fluid because the material is so good. This reading feels like the last piece of a puzzle, everything fits.”

— Claude L.

See what the experts say about Guy Finley's work.

“Guy Finley has written another soulful, life-changing book. The Secret of Your Immortal Self will empower you to let go of the past, realize your incredible power within, and help you to connect more deeply with your higher self and true purpose.”

— Kristi Ling, Happiness Strategist, Life and Business Coach, and author of Empower Your Day

“Guy Finley's new Book, The Secret of Your Immortal Self is a blueprint of simple, timeless wisdom to liberate your heart to live from the center of your spirit and create your greatest life. ”

— Lorraine Cohen, Life architect, soul guide, heart healer, co-author of Embraced By the Divine: The Emerging Woman's Gateway to Power, Passion, and Purpose

Audio by Guy Finley
  • Item contents.
  • Explore related content.
  • Find related products.
  • Find related exercies.
  • Special Guy Finley workshops and retreats.

The Good Work of Giving Yourself Up

He is full of himself, filled with himself, believing the sensations he clings to is life itself.

But in his hands he holds nothing save a temporary agreement; a fleeting marriage of his own best ideas about himself confirmed for the moment by the world in which he seeks himself.

This unconscious union of ambition and condition, of desire and conforming circumstance, always creates a brief flash of light, as when flint meets stone. And when one or the other of these worlds crumble, as time insures they must do, his day turns to night; his wholeness seeps out, replaced by a gnawing emptiness. He can do nothing but watch as his mistaken fullness-of-self fades into unwanted feelings of self-futility.

This cycling of vanity with life-in-vain goes on and on until, one day, he begins to see the cost of his self-filling self. And in his awakening is born his first true wish to empty himself of this strange self love... for he no longer wishes to continue giving himself himself.

Here it begins. Now, in earnest, he commences the Good work of giving himself up.

Send this to a Friend Share this facebook twitter