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  • 5 Personal Practices That Put Anxiety Out of Business (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Your conscious participation in inner exercises, such as these five practices, is the only way to awaken the will you need so that one day you never have to answer…[more]

  • Transformation (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Real transformation is a task that takes intentional sustained inner work.

  • Starting Over (Part 2) (Writing - 2/23/03)

    How to make a truly Fresh Start starting over!

  • Life Changes (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Ending disturbances by learning to understand the nature of life changes.

  • Renewal (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Taking full pleasure in life's joyful, renewal of experiences.

  • Forty Ways To Determine Your Level of Inner Freedom (Writing - 11/8/02)

    Learn about your individual level of inner freedom.

  • Cancel the Cause of Self-Captivity (Writing - 5/10/03)

    A lesson revealing the extra effort needed on our part to realize True Freedom.

  • Live in Harmony with Reality (Writing - 6/9/03)

    Guy Finley shows how we can begin enjoying True Success by agreeing to accept the lessons life has for us.

  • A Simple Instruction for the Regeneration of the Soul (Writing - 9/21/03)

    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]

  • Kindness (Writing - 12/1/03)

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

  • Learn Life's Great Lesson (Writing - 12/15/03)

    Our life on Earth is a spiritual path. Our life is our path. There is no other. The path to the perfected life, to fulfilling the promise of our True…[more]

  • Using Your Relationships to Realize Real Life (Writing - 12/22/03)

    The greatest, most abundant resource on planet Earth is also its least understood and utilized. Its unlimited supply is found virtually everywhere, anytime, and under all circumstances, even though few…[more]

  • 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.

  • Break Through to a Totally New You (Writing - 9/7/04)

    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]

  • Find Lasting Self-Renewal in Self-Release (Writing - 1/9/05)

    The reason why Truth sets you free, explains Guy Finley, is because it alone reveals that what you are held captive by has no reality outside of your wish to…[more]

  • Ask God to be in Charge of Your Life Without Telling How (Writing - 9/25/05)

    The type of prayer that brings true fulfillment, explains Guy Finley, starts not with asking God for what you think you need to be fulfilled, but instead asking God to…[more]

  • The Life Beyond Becoming (Writing - 11/13/05)

    A special writing by Guy Finley revealing the path to true change. Originally presented at a classroom talk given on 11/13/05.

  • Use the Ground of Discovery to Realize Your Self (Writing - 2/19/06)

    To succeed spiritually, to discover the new man or woman waiting within us, explains Guy Finley, requires going beyond being the thought-based, self-conceived creatures we are at present.

  • Awaken to the Wonder of the Ever-Changing World Within You (Writing - 4/9/06)

    There is no moment, explains Guy Finley, in which the whole of the turning of the universe isn't producing a corresponding turning in the soul.

  • Build the Foundation of a Fearless Life (Writing - 4/23/06)

    It's only what you do right this moment, right Now, explains Guy Finley, that's the seed of personal change.

  • The New Self-Understanding that Makes You Unstoppable (Writing - 6/12/06)

    We live in a world, explains Guy Finley, that is established for us to succeed in realizing that within us dwells an Intelligence beyond fear.

  • A Magical Prescription for More Positive Living (Writing - 7/15/06)

    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.

  • The Power to End Self-Defeating Patterns (Writing - 7/31/06)

    Guy Finley explains that before you can have a different life -- before you can be happier, wiser, more at peace, and in quiet command of yourself -- you must…[more]

  • The Agreement (Writing - 8/2/06)

    A special writing by Guy Finley which poignantly expresses the path we must take if we are to find God's Love. Originally presented at a classroom talk given on 8/2/06.

  • 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]

  • Dealing with Healing Ourselves (Writing - 9/11/06)

    Guy Finley explains the power in seeing that we are actively involved with unseen thoughts and feelings that compromise us.

  • 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]

  • Find Lasting Self-Fulfillment (Writing - 3/16/07)

    The object of any desire, explains Guy Finley, is powerless to bring an end to the desire that created it.

  • The Beginning of True Self-Seeing (Writing - 5/20/07)

    Guy Finley explains that true prayer must begin with a genuine request.

  • Welcome the Freedom that Comes with Being Fearless (Writing - 7/21/08)

    As we are coming to see, within each of us dwells a Light -- an awareness capable not only of observing the host of invisible forces that forge life itself,…[more]

  • The Secret that Shatters Self-Limitation (Writing - 8/11/08)

    True freedom is not an achievement, explains Guy Finley; it is our awakened relationship and participation with the genesis of real life.

  • Let Love Be Your Life (Writing - 10/6/08)

    If we want a whole life, explains Guy Finley, we must be whole human beings.

  • Take the Weight of the World Off Your Shoulders (Writing - 11/29/08)

    Why try and change your outer world, asks Guy Finley, when it is only a reflection of your inner life?

  • 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.

  • 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]

  • Reflections on the Real (Audio 4:54 - 12/31/09)

    In this revealing podcast, Guy Finley talks about how attending to the true needs of others also allows us to discover our own limitless possibilities.

  • Master the Bucking Bronco Called Your 'self' (Audio 12:58 - 3/11/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about an altogether new kind of victory that can be ours if we will agree to see what the present moment reveals within us.

  • Just Let the Music Play (Audio 8:41 - 3/14/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about what it would mean for us to let real life sound its essential notes within us without the unnecessary dissonance of our resistance.

  • Outgrowing Relationships (Writing - 4/1/10)

    Outgrowing Relationships - Learn why walking the authentic spiritual path necessarily causes some relationships to fall away.

  • How to Discover Your Higher Possibilities (Writing - 7/9/10)

    In our willingness to journey to what seems the end of us, we are gifted with the understanding that there is no ending to our True Self.

  • The Work that Makes Everyone a Winner (Writing - 9/17/10)

    It is not enough to just passively receive the lessons we are given. We must act upon their revelations and further clarify their import.

  • Discover a New Way of Knowing Yourself (Writing - 10/22/10)

    No intention can be any stronger than our ability to remember it in the moment that it is needed.

  • Real Life: Lesson #1 (Writing - 12/27/10)

    In order for change to take place, we must be changed.

  • Procrastination (Writing - 4/30/11)

    Guy Finley discusses procrastination and the false sense of self-mastery and justification we receive by putting off until tomorrow what needs to be attended to now. Learn how to stop…[more]

  • The Doorway to a Higher Destiny (Writing - 5/9/11)

    The wish itself -- to be a higher person -- comes to you from a higher place and is received in its inner equivalent within you.

  • The Secret to Transcending Limitations (Writing - 6/27/11)

    As life pours itself out in the stream of passing time, and we run into challenges seemingly greater than our ability to answer -- each of these encounters "asks" this…[more]

  • Wake Up and Walk Into a Larger Life (Writing - 4/30/12)

    Freedom is not overcoming what you think stands in your way. It is understanding that what is in your way is part of the way.

  • Break Through Inner Barriers (Writing - 5/7/12)

    The next time you want to go ahead with any project -- whether it's designing a rocket ship, or finally getting around to repairing your favorite rocking chair -- and…[more]

  • The Key to Self-Change (Writing - 8/6/12)

    Self-observation is the key to a higher order of awareness; it is how we learn to become inwardly vigilant to our own thoughts and feelings, even as they pass through…[more]

  • Set the Stage for Your Spiritual Rescue (Audio 1:46 - 3/11/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how our sincere wish to act rightly in the moment will attract the authentic higher help that we need to change.

  • Learn to Accept What Life Would Teach You (Writing - 4/1/13)

    Ours is the power to choose what we will and will not give our power to.

  • The Three Stages of Spiritual Work (Audio 3:52 - 10/28/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about three essential elements that have always been found within any true spiritual practice: working on oneself, working with others, and working in…[more]

  • 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]

  • Welcome Every Angel That Comes to Your Door (Audio 1:52 - 4/28/14)

    Guy Finley explains in this short talk that higher help is always freely given to us when we ask properly, but the "problem" is that most of the time we…[more]

  • The Secret of Healing Your Past (Audio 2:32 - 5/19/14)

    Guy Finley briefly describes in this short talk how our lives can change for the better, including all of our past, if we are willing, right now, to do the…[more]

  • You Are Forever (Audio 2:27 - 5/23/16)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley discusses the higher part of ourselves that is capable of observing the whole of all that happens in the stream of time, but yet…[more]

  • You Are Forever (Video 2:12 - 7/20/16)

    In this short video, Guy Finley discusses the higher part of ourselves that is capable of observing the whole of all that happens in the stream of time, but yet…[more]

  • The Victory of the Present Moment (Writing - 1/2/17)

    You cannot separate who you are from your experience of now.

  • Uncover the Fountain of Fresh Starts Hidden in You (Writing - 1/9/17)

    The new beginning we long for is now or never.

  • As We Change, So Changes the Moment (Writing - 7/10/17)

    Negative reactions make nothing better.

  • The Real Reason Why Things Never Change (Video 4:07 - 12/13/17)

    Life of Learning Foundation founder and director Guy Finley Guy Finley reveals what we must do to change our experience of life and enter into a relationship with Freedom itself.…[more]

  • Only What is Real Can Change (Writing - 3/12/18)

    Make an aim for yourself... give yourself a task that you know you must attend to, whatever its nature. Just pick ONE... and keep it before you, at all times.…[more]