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.

“Many thanks to Guy Finley for all of the good he does in the world. His sharing of wisdom and resources at either low or no cost is a wonderful gift to all who seek guidance.”

— Caroline R.

“I have just today received The Genesis of Love box set. I have listened to the first part of side one and I was so taken by Guy's wonderful knowledge and plight of the human condition and [the] love Guy speaks with such wonderful clarity and great depth of wisdom, that [it] moved me beyond the concerns of my own petty little life. In love and gratitude I give thanks for the countless gifts you have bestowed upon me.”

— Sussan S.

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

“Guy Finley has done it again!! This little Letting Go book has a pearl on every page, and makes the whole world our oyster!”

— Sallie Felton, host, International Talk Radio, life coach, transition specialist

“Once again Guy Finley brings his message to us warmly and lovingly; best of all it's a message of hope that anyone can grasp, filled with valuable insights and guidance in these confusing times.”

— Jordan Rich, WBZ Boston

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

A Short Commentary on Remembering Yourself

Talk summary: In this valuable podcast, Guy Finley talks about the higher intention and purpose behind the idea of "remembering yourself". Listen closely and learn about a beautiful, timeless principle that you can integrate into your life at this very moment.

sorry, no file found

Send this to a Friend Share this facebook twitter

Can't Play the Audio? Our audio player uses a Flash player, and your Web browswer may require you to enable Flash manually. If you see a grey box just above, click it. Your browser will ask you whether you'd like to allow our site to run Adobe Flash. Click Allow. If you use the Google Chrome browser, follow these instructions [new window] (on that page, click Always allow Flash on trusted sites and follow the steps).

Talk notes: We're all familiar with the general idea that in a moment of crisis a person ought to be able to remember what is right and true. We want to remember that there is an ideal aspect of our character within us that the circumstance we find ourselves going through has seemingly made disappear. We have all struggled the best that we know how to be the embodiment of that ideal, and there are definite reasons as to why we are seemingly unable to remember that noble character in the hour of need.

True character is not an act of imitation. It has nothing to do with anything anyone will ever teach you. True character is an individual's identity, but it is a forgotten one, which is why the term "remember yourself" is often used in a real spiritual work. To remember yourself does not mean thinking about yourself as someone who is trying to remember yourself.

In order to remember oneself, one must be aware of the spiritual fact that we all live in two worlds at once. One of the worlds in which we live is an exterior world of incoming impressions. The other world in which we live is the interior world of thoughts, feelings and energies. The world of interior life is always meeting the world of exterior impressions, and a person's life is the marriage of the incoming impressions and the part of the person that is capable of receiving those impressions consciously.

It is your awareness of both worlds at once that is remembering yourself. Thought remembering what it means to remember yourself is not the same as the actual work of remembering yourself. If you'll remember the whole of yourself in any given moment, working to be aware of everything taking place within you and outside of you, comes with it a natural presence in the present moment. The awareness of these two worlds meeting each other belongs to a higher, loving consciousness in which exists the character that we long to embody.