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Browse this sub-directory of Guy Finley's top self-improvement and spirituality articles, poetry, and inspiration quotes by Guy Finley

Topic > Spiritual Principles > Divided Mind

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  • Coming into the Undivided Life (Writing - 11/3/02)

    Be Aware of the Content of Your Own Heart

  • Twelve Secrets to Living Stress Free (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Real secrets for stress-free living. The answers really do exist!

  • The Opposing Self (Writing - 7/28/02)

    Seeking fulfillment it empties itself. Seeking importance it compromises itself. This is the self that opposes itself.

  • Useless Thinking (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Whatever dominates us in the moment is what is first in our lives and is useless thinking.

  • Addiction (Writing - 2/23/03)

    How to overthrow the addiction, the tyrant of dark domination!

  • Spiritual Weakness (Writing - 9/1/03)

    Understanding our spiritual weakness is the key to following through on our good intentions.

  • Steps to Possessing Your True Self (Writing - 1/18/04)

    Guy Finley teaches us that as we begin to remember our true intentions in the moments when we need them most, we break the repetitious circle of Self that never…[more]

  • Let Go and Grow Beyond the Limitation of Illusions (Writing - 8/22/05)

    It is an illusion to believe, explains Guy Finley, that the world our senses reveal is the whole of reality.

  • The Untouchable Mind (Writing - 6/26/06)

    We have a chance, explains Guy Finley, to actually begin to recognize and realize what it would mean to be able to sit in a room and not have our…[more]

  • Discover the Real Cause of Discontentment (Writing - 7/23/06)

    Guy Finley explains that we must never do anything about our discontentment because it's not really ours.

  • The Happiness of Dropping Painful Demands (Writing - 12/24/06)

    The source of our suffering, explains Guy Finley, isn't that life fails to live up to our expectations, but that we live from a nature that meets life with countless…[more]

  • Dare to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others (Audio 9:43 - 3/13/08)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley explains how every human being is meant to be a unique expression of the Intelligence of our Living Universe.

  • Solve the Mystery of Where to Find Self Wholeness (Writing - 8/4/08)

    True peace, explains Guy Finley, doesn't exist outside of the "now" from out of which it is always unfolding.

  • 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]

  • Know the 'Whole' Meaning of Love (Audio 3:09 - 1/5/09)

    In this podcast, best-selling author Guy Finley reveals what stands in the way of human beings having a real relationship with wholeness and love.

  • Start Busting the Bridges to Nowhere (Audio 4:08 - 3/16/09)

    Your true nature does not feel any compulsion to compare itself to anything. In this podcast, best-selling author Guy Finley explains why any attempt to find an identity through comparison…[more]

  • Begin Becoming a Whole Human Being (Writing - 11/2/09)

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

  • The Full Faith That Frees You (Audio 3:30 - 11/29/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the often misunderstood idea of faith, and how we can come to the true, bold understanding that we are made for everything that…[more]

  • Stop Searching for Abundance and Be Fulfilled (Writing - 1/23/10)

    Guy Finley reminds us that the mind asleep to itself is a "divided" mind.

  • 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.

  • Finding Peace of Mind in the Here and Now (Writing - 2/28/11)

    The "healing" we need, the sense of wholeness for which we search, has nothing to do with adding anything to ourselves.

  • Work Through Yourself If You Want to Find Yourself (Audio 13:01 - 11/11/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the vital importance of going beyond mere knowledge about spiritual principles and beginning the real work of integrating what we know about…[more]

  • Break Through the Illusion of Limitation (Writing - 7/16/12)

    In any given moment there's always something higher to do with your life than sit there and suffer over what you think you can't have, do, or be.

  • Awaken to All the Worlds Within You (Audio 9:34 - 4/23/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley discusses the importance of understanding the idea of "levels and scale" inside of our own consciousness, so that we can gradually begin to break…[more]

  • Meditation of the Timeless Kind (Audio 3:49 - 12/18/13)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how it is possible for us to establish a real relationship with a higher order of stillness that is authentically in command of…[more]

  • I Am the Vine and Ye are the Branches (Video 3:46 - 12/18/13)

    Guy talks about how it can actually be unhealthy to discuss the concept of "being one with God" because, most of the time, we get lost in imagination when we…[more]

  • Let Go and Be Lifted Above Yourself (Audio 4:34 - 1/27/14)

    Guy Finly explains in this short talk that, if we want to be lifted above ourselves, we must see that we cannot reconcile any psychological disturbance that moves through us…[more]

  • Let Go and Be Lifted Above Yourself (Video 4:13 - 1/31/14)

    Guy Finly explains in this short video that, if we want to be lifted above ourselves, we must see that we cannot reconcile any psychological disturbance that moves through us…[more]

  • Walk Away From What Hurts You (Writing - 3/3/14)

    Just as a child's runaway imagination creates menacing shapes out of shadows on the wall, it is the mind asleep to itself that makes monsters appear where there are none.

  • Find the One Love That Will Never Leave You (Video 2:37 - 12/26/14)

    Guy Finley explains that when you feel betrayed by God, the actual betrayal is that your own mind would lead you to believe that God deserts those who love him.

  • Perfect Every Moment With This Single Purpose (Audio 5:58 - 1/1/15)

    Guy talks about the importance of being present to ourselves at all times, especially as the unattended mind creates false purposes for itself which can only lead to pain.

  • End the Pattern of the Storyteller (Writing - 11/9/15)

    When you stop talking to yourself, you will find yourself back in the moment where life is literally bringing to you everything that you need in order to go through…[more]

  • Wake Up and Stop Being Used by Weakness (Video 4:31 - 12/23/15)

    Guy Finley explains how weakness that is within us resists and judges the weakness in others, and how we can use that negative force of judgment to realize the oneness…[more]

  • Wake Up and Stop Being Used by Weakness (Audio 4:31 - 12/23/15)

    Guy Finley explains how weakness that is within us resists and judges the weakness in others, and how we can use that negative force of judgment to realize the oneness…[more]

  • Stop Being a Prisoner of Promise (Writing - 3/21/16)

    The mind asleep to itself is a "divided" mind. One part of us wants what another part of us feels guilty about wanting.

  • Show Me the Fear! (Video 2:47 - 12/1/16)

    Guy Finley explains that fear is not real any more than the shadow of an object is the object itself. It is merely a projection of a nature that has…[more]

  • Escape the Prison and the Pain of Psychological Time (Writing - 2/27/17)

    The awakening mind is fully capable of recognizing the difference between states of darkness and light, between what "serves" and what "steals" the new life stirring within us.

  • See the Difference Between Judgment and Observation (Video 4:25 - 8/31/17)

    In this short commentary, Guy explains that the more you study the inner judge, the stronger the true and impartial observer within you becomes.