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Topic > Spiritual Principles > Suffering

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  • Transcending the Soul (Writing - 1/26/03)

    Transcending the Soul through Suffering

  • The Great Mystery of It All (Writing - 6/23/02)

    Linger in the great mystery of moments untold. Wait there for the unspeakable invitation to live there.

  • The Path Home (Writing - 8/25/02)

    To dare to see. To die to be.

  • Heartache (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Most of our heartaches and sorrows are the offspring of trying to be something we have no Real need to be.

  • Healing (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Healing the cause of all pain and suffering!

  • Physical Healing (Writing - 2/23/03)

    If we refuse to run from the battle we face, victory appears!

  • Suffering (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Find the Secret Solution to Help End World Suffering!

  • Conflict (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Step back to see the thoughless nature of conflict and fighting.

  • Grief (Writing - 2/23/03)

    The secret for dismantling the grief felt from the death of a loved. The same can be applied to the pain felt whenever a part of ourselves experiences a "death"…[more]

  • Wake Up and Be Free of Fear and Worries (Writing - 8/30/02)

    Take these steps to make fear and worry disappear

  • Let the Following Higher Hints Help You to Choose In Favor of Your True Self (Writing - 8/16/02)

    Use this list of ten powerful insights to begin choosing in favor of your True Self.

  • Ask Yourself This Question and Escape to Freedom (Writing - 8/4/03)

    Guy Finey looks at the condition called "anger" and how it is possible to escape dark inner conditions once we realize the part we play in the visiting of that…[more]

  • The Secret Understanding That Makes Painful Events Disappear (Writing - 1/12/04)

    By changing the ingredients of our life recipe from false images and negativity to awareness and understanding, we discover a new sweetness in life.

  • This Key Unlocks the Door to a New Kind of Freedom (Writing - 5/25/04)

    The true answer to any problem we find ourselves in is not found in our thoughts about it, but rather in our willingness to allow new light to reveal its…[more]

  • Turn Any Dark Condition Into a Healing Light (Writing - 8/3/04)

    When we don't understand our negative states, when we have yet to realize how they trick us into doing their bidding, they have the power to make us jump through…[more]

  • How to Let Go of Helpless Feelings (Writing - 11/29/04)

    Any direction we take to get away from some misery, explains Guy Finley, is the continuation of that distress.

  • Cancel the Ten Causes of Needless Heartaches (Writing - 12/27/04)

    As we awaken, explains Guy Finley, to see the false workings in our mind, we also see there is only one possible solution to end the suffering they cause: we…[more]

  • Find Freedom From Unhappiness (Writing - 8/28/05)

    When we think about any painful event, be it three minutes or thirty years old, we look at nothing more than a shadow of what once was -- something that…[more]

  • Realize the Bright, Noble, and Ever-Ascending Life (Writing - 5/29/06)

    When we attempt to do what is not within our power, explains Guy Finley, we only succeed in making ourselves miserable.

  • Step Up and Away from Punishing Feelings (Writing - 12/11/06)

    We punish ourselves with unhappy feelings, explains Guy Finley, because we've been tricked into thinking self-hurt is self-help.

  • 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]

  • How to Care for Yourself in a New Way (Writing - 4/2/07)

    Our responsibility, explains Guy Finley, is only to remain aware in the moment and to allow ourselves to be guided by and within that awareness.

  • Free Yourself From False Suffering (Writing - 6/11/07)

    Guy Finley explains how our perception produces what we experience.

  • The Spiritual Secret that Allows You to Defeat Any Discouragement (Writing - 9/24/07)

    Awareness is a living and intelligent feature, explains Guy Finley, of the ever-present Now within which it dwells.

  • Letting Go Into the Power Flow (Writing - 11/5/07)

    In the early 1900s, before the age of superhighways, supermarkets, and the giant food manufacturers, things were very different, better in many ways. Small family farmers used to truck or…[more]

  • Silence is Golden (Audio 6:23 - 12/26/07)

    It's often said that 'silence is golden.' But very few people on earth understand why this is so, let alone the immense possibilities this idea holds for the sincere spiritual…[more]

  • Ten Keys for Gaining Greater Self Liberation (Writing - 8/25/08)

    Your experience of this world, explains Guy Finley, is determined by how you think toward it.

  • Snap the Spell of Useless Suffering! (Writing - 9/1/08)

    Truth wants you to know, explains Guy Finley, that it is never in your best interest to unconsciously suffer.

  • The Power to Outgrow Problem People in Your Life (Writing - 10/19/08)

    We must be willing, explains Guy Finley, to taste the bitterness of our negative states before we would feed them to others.

  • Start Healing the One Source of All Heartache (Writing - 11/24/08)

    There is one essential reason why there is so much constant heartache and war on this earth, and why conflict has continued as it has down through the ages. The…[more]

  • An Up-Close Look at Karma (Audio 10:58 - 3/24/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley reveals how we can forever break free from anything that compels us to relive painful moments from the past.

  • Break Free of All Painful Patterns (Writing - 4/13/09)

    As difficult as it may be, explains Guy Finley, we must begin to doubt our own suffering.

  • Global Pain (Writing - 12/1/09)

    Guy Finley shares secrets to help heal the global pain and suffering of the world. Learn how darkness in the world serves, in time, to glorify the Light...and how the…[more]

  • 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.

  • Real Change Begins with Honest Self-Investigation (Writing - 3/22/10)

    Nothing seems harder to accept than the fact that we are responsible for so much of what proves to be unnecessary suffering. But we must challenge this involuntary, often intractable…[more]

  • End the Dark Cycle of Discontentment - Part I (Video 9:44 - 5/20/05)

    Guy Finley speaks about understanding the nature of discontentment and how to rise above its limiting influence.

  • Plant the Seeds of a New Self (Writing - 10/29/10)

    If we wish to have true harmonious relationships with others, then it is we who must change.

  • Stop Fighting Confusion and Stormy Emotions (Writing - 2/14/11)

    When you begin to doubt everything you believe about your suffering, you will see that you never had to remain in the path of those destructive storms at all.

  • Letting Go of the Little Things in Life (Writing - 4/4/11)

    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.

  • 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.

  • Stop Sinking into Negative Thinking (Writing - 5/16/11)

    No intelligent, conscious person would ever intentionally hurt themselves or others.

  • The Peace of Knowing "All Things Pass" (Writing - 3/5/12)

    We can begin to free ourselves from negative states when we understand the truth about their power over us.

  • Step Back from Suffering Feelings (Writing - 4/2/12)

    Truth wants you to know that it is never in your best interest to unconsciously suffer.

  • Awaken Yourself to the Source of Real Strength (Audio 3:42 - 2/20/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why it is necessary to encounter our own so-called "limitations" if we ever want to discover the real source of higher strength that…[more]

  • The Power to Question Defeat (Writing - 5/6/13)

    No human being is a victim of any punishment outside of their own undeveloped life-level from which their inner reactions are seen as outer attacks.

  • Discover the New You in a New View (Writing - 10/14/13)

    Your True Self doesn't win in life by overpowering problems, but by revealing they never really existed as you once believed they did.

  • You Don't Have to Fear Changes If You Change With Them (Audio 5:32 - 2/24/14)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we would rather hold onto old convictions that are connected to images that we have of ourselves rather than allow natural…[more]

  • Find the Freedom to Explore the Truth of Your Self (Audio 2:32 - 3/4/14)

    Guy Finley explains in this brief talk that the wish to run away from psychological pain prevents us from being the true explorers of our lives that we are meant…[more]

  • Go Beyond What Has Passed Into the Presence That Heals It (Audio 2:20 - 3/24/14)

    Guy Finley explains in this brief talk that we can either be embroiled in regret and resentment over the cruel behavior of someone from our past, or we can stop…[more]

  • Engage Directly With The Divine (Audio 3:40 - 4/8/14)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how the descriptions and interpretations of what we experience in our lives can never be as complete as the pure meaning that…[more]

  • Spiritual Toughness Starts Here (Video 11:35 - 8/25/14)

    Guy Finley explains that there is a nature inside of us that wants nothing to do with spiritual work and inner transformation. We must consciously meet this part of ourselves…[more]

  • Put Yourself Where Freedom Finds You (Writing - 11/17/14)

    As long as we continue to respond to our suffering by believing in its inevitability, it controls us.

  • Free Yourself From Useless Suffering (Writing - 5/4/15)

    The justification of any negative state serves one end only: the protection and the preservation of the nature responsible for its manifestation.

  • Use the Suffering of Others to Help Them and Yourself (Video 3:18 - 11/30/15)

    Guy Finley explains that the only way to genuinely help a loved one who is suffering is by first learning to bear the pain their suffering stirs within us.

  • Free Yourself from the Pain of the Past (Writing - 5/8/17)

    Following are five ways in which your awareness of the power of now can transform each challenging life experience (or memory) into a new and true beginning for you.

  • The Misunderstanding Behind Your Suffering (Audio 1:49 - 12/13/17)

    The root of our suffering isn't because of outer conditions but because of a misunderstanding of our existence and its purpose. Everything in nature that suffers does so for a…[more]

  • Start Seeing the Good When Things Look Bad (Writing - 1/8/18)

    Behind every bitter disappointment lives the presence of a sweet light whose power can turn any unwanted event into a new kind of victory not yet imagined.