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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

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  • 10 Ways to Make God's Life Your Own (Writing - 2/22/03)

    10 Exercises for increasing your spiritual memory. Remember that every effort you make to remember to remember God increases His interest in you.

  • 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]

  • What Must Be Done (Writing - 6/13/04)

    Real faith, explains Guy Finley, requires unwavering immersion in the unknown territory outside of one's Self.

  • Always Walk on the Light Side of Life (Writing - 12/18/05)

    The feeling that everything is right with your life, explains Guy Finley, comes in direct proportion to you being for everything that is right in life.

  • Two Words at the Heart of True Salvation (Audio 10:14 - 7/17/08)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley reveals two incredibly powerful words that can help any sincere heart wake up to God's Life.

  • Let Truth Bring You To Tremble (Audio 3:11 - 6/15/09)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about prayer, which is intended to help reveal to us the whole of our character, including the parts of us that resist being…[more]

  • Learn to Be the Instrument of Life (Audio 4:08 - 6/22/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the immense difference between a life spent accumulating possessions, and a life in which an individual allows something higher to take possession of…[more]

  • Getting Close to Being Spiritual (Audio 9:44 - 8/26/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how a real spiritual life becomes possible for us when we begin to act on what we know is true.

  • Discover the Difference Between Real Strength and False Strength (Writing - 10/15/10)

    Our willingness to see the difference between real and false strength brings about an inner change that puts us in an entirely new relationship with life.

  • Come Awake to the Judgmental Nature in You (Writing - 2/21/11)

    Higher inner awareness grants you patience and new forms of consideration, because now you realize just how much pain everyone is really in.

  • Secrets of Compassionate Relationships (Writing - 5/2/11)

    Real compassion has to do with realizing that conscious relationship is the root of our existence, trying to get us to wake up a little bit and enter into those…[more]

  • Everyone on Earth has a Gift Just for You (Writing - 12/12/11)

    We have not been given this precious life in order to go through it resisting everything that doesn't suit us; rather we are created to grow through whatever we meet…[more]

  • The Birth of True Compassion (Audio 1:23 - 12/25/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how real compassion is the fruit of the mind that awakens to where it is harming itself.

  • Three Steps to Knowing Perfect Love (Writing - 6/24/13)

    There is nothing that takes place in life, including all of the ugliness in it, that isn't part of our preparation for discovering within ourselves the eternal ability to transcend…[more]

  • Stop Being Used by Shame (Audio 6:06 - 8/6/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains the difference between the false kind of shame that shackles us to a self that is trapped in the past, and the proper…[more]

  • Agree to Be Changed (Writing - 8/19/13)

    What we suffer over in life is lessons we have yet to learn.

  • Take the Spiritual Risk and Your Life Will Change (Video 5:10 - 3/4/14)

    Guy Finley talks about how we must risk persisting with what we know to be true even when the sun is not shining.

  • Refuse to be Misled by Self-Centeredness (Writing - 5/12/14)

    As we see more and more how each one of our own attempts to make ourselves feel complete leaves us feeling empty and searching again, we gain the power to…[more]

  • Solve the Mystery of Yourself (Audio 1:50 - 10/3/14)

    Guy Finley explains that as we awaken spiritually, we will gradually discover the truth about our authentic poverty, and in the process learn what it means to be grateful for…[more]

  • No Risk, No New Understanding (Audio 1:38 - 11/4/14)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we cannot really learn anything new about ourselves without first letting go of our present level of understanding and the sense…[more]

  • The True Nature of Self-Respect (Writing - 3/23/15)

    True respect for oneself must include the presence of a humility.

  • A New Kind of Seeing That Helps Set You Free (Writing - 12/14/15)

    We are at our core a creature of the stars: beings whose original and celestial stuff is not only born of light, but also intended to live unbound.

  • Escape the Punishment in Judging Others (Writing - 4/25/16)

    By and large, everything we condemn in others is just a way of hiding something similar within ourselves.

  • 4 Amazing Facts About Compassion, Loving Kindness and Being Self-Centered (Writing - 5/9/16)

    In any relationship, the one who is hurt most by the absence of compassion is the one in whom compassion is absent.

  • New Keys for Living in Conscious Harmony (Writing - 7/11/16)

    Here's a special spiritual exercise designed to develop harmonious human relationships -- it's called the "You-I" Maneuver

  • Don't Agree... Learn (Audio 1:50 - 7/25/16)

    In this short talk, Guy explains that true spiritual work is not about memorizing a teaching, but instead it is about us learning to see the truth for ourselves, from…[more]

  • Don't Agree...Learn (Video 1:27 - 7/26/16)

    Guy Finley explains that this work is not about memorizing a teaching but about us learning to see the truth for ourselves, from ourselves, through experience.

  • Transcend Self-Limiting Self-Interests (Writing - 12/5/16)

    Through our willingness to work deliberately at placing our usual self in "second place," we agree not only to change the way we see our relationships, but we also agree…[more]

  • How Self-Command Gives Rise to Compassion (Writing - 1/16/17)

    iving within us dwells an order of being that knows, without thinking about it, what is authentically good for us and others.

  • Agree to Put Yourself in Second Place (Writing - 2/20/17)

    Here are six special practices that will reward you with the Real Life your heart longs for

  • A Real "Mothers Day" Message (Video 3:49 - 5/22/17)

    "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley explains what Mothers Day represents spiritually, and what a real "Mothers Day" actually is.

  • Step Down as Judge (Writing - 8/7/17)

    The degree to which we judge others, and would make them pay for their shortcomings, is inseparable from the false belief that our nature is somehow different, superior to those…[more]

  • Invoke the Help of Heaven with This Unthinkable Action (Audio 1:47 - 10/20/17)

    Guy Finley, Director of Life of Learning Foundation, explains that the only way to find real freedom is to become aware of the fact of our captivity. Then there is…[more]

  • Let Humility and Gratitude Lift You (Audio 2:44 - 12/13/17)

    Life, in its expressed perfection, provides endless possibilities for an individual to understand humility. As you catch the part of you that wants to be or express what you know…[more]

  • Surrender and the Path to Self Perfection (Writing - 2/5/18)

    Surrender of self is not the beginning of something "better" to come; it does not set the stage for the gain of anything, but spells the end of that nature…[more]

  • Meet What Life Brings You in a New Way (Writing - 8/12/18)

    Learn to be actively passive as you observe the nature that either accepts or rejects the moment. Be watchful of the tendency to instantaneously identify with your thoughts, opinions, expectations,…[more]