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  • 10 Ways Would-Be Angels Earn Their Wings (Writing - 2/22/03)

    The 10 voluntary exercises below are for would-be Angels who want to develop their wings. Each is designed to help increase higher self-awareness.

  • Goal Setting (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Learn to Be A Self-Starting Individual Instead of a Self-Stalling One!

  • The Awakening Soul (Writing - 4/20/03)

    A poem by Guy Finley on the condition of the awakening soul.

  • The Secret of Seeing Through Defeat and Discouragement (Writing - 6/16/03)

    The more you know, the farther you can see, so take as long as you need with the following Higher Lesson and allow yourself to see something new about the…[more]

  • Lift Yourself into a Brand New World (Writing - 10/20/03)

    In this key lesson Guy Finley explains that our own only weakness is in what we have not yet discovered about ourselves, and our one strength is the realization that,…[more]

  • The Higher Self-Understanding That Heals All Hurts (Writing - 5/1/05)

    When faced with a fear of the unknown, explains Guy Finley, we must choose to explore what is yet to be discovered within ourselves.

  • Rejection (Writing - 11/1/06)

    Guy Finley discusses failure, rejection, and the stress-filled darkness of feeling forsaken or unworthy. Learn what it means to have your own life and to move past the conviction that…[more]

  • Go from Storms to Sunny Skies (Writing - 3/5/07)

    Fighting the storm by resisting its winds and rain, explains Guy Finley, will do no good.

  • Outgrow Being Unhappy Over Anything (Audio 10:09 - 2/17/08)

    Real spiritual growth does not happen automatically with the mere passage of time. A change in our outer activities does not lead to true change. In this podcast, Guy Finley…[more]

  • The Power to Put the Past Behind You (Writing - 4/14/08)

    Our task, explains Guy Finley, is discovering that we can have no real freedom until we are free of the tyranny of the past that still lives within us.

  • 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.

  • Stop Self-Stalling and Become Self-Starting (Writing - 9/7/08)

    Never again look for a way out of any anxious condition, explains Guy Finley. Look instead for a way to see through it.

  • The Role of Resistance in Reality (Audio 7:04 - 9/29/08)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley presents a new way to look at resistance. Find out how the resistance inherent in our daily lives can either be the source of unnecessary…[more]

  • Choose to Let Go (Writing - 11/17/08)

    Once we understand that letting go is the missing half of the whole happiness our heart longs for, explains Guy Finley, everything in our life grows easier.

  • The Difference Between Just Living and Real Life (Audio 2:54 - 6/29/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the choice we have to either passively exist -- having our lives lived for us -- or to become conscious that we are…[more]

  • Let Truth Tell You About Yourself (Audio 10:23 - 10/8/09)

    We are always wrongly trying to find the value of ourselves through an unconscious process of comparison. In this podcast, Guy Finley reveals why it is absolutely unnecessary to ever…[more]

  • Every Day Can Be Your Birth Day (Audio 4:16 - 10/11/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the absolute fact that it is never too late to open yourself up to the possibility of being a better human being and…[more]

  • Break the Spell of Self-Limiting Negative States (Writing - 4/5/10)

    Your awareness of troubled thoughts and feelings, explains Guy Finley, is the power that keeps their harmful and self-limiting influences from having control over you.

  • Step Out of the Chains Called Self-Control (Writing - 5/28/10)

    You can wake yourself up, explains Guy Finley, just as many times as you're willing to catch yourself in daydreams where you're the star.

  • The Courage to Let Go of the Past (Writing - 9/10/10)

    When we are hurt badly, the higher lesson hidden in this trial is to recognize the time has come to let go of who and what we have been up…[more]

  • Take Yourself Off the Track to Nowhere (Audio 6:42 - 10/19/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley explains that true self-command becomes possible when we begin to consciously interrupt the momentum of the unconscious nature that is presently in control of our…[more]

  • Real Faith and True Freedom (Writing - 1/10/11)

    No one is free who lives with fear.

  • Resolutions (Writing - 1/12/11)

    Guy Finley discusses the resolutions necessary to make real and lasting changes in our lives. Learn what it means to use insights and higher knowledge to reach for a whole…[more]

  • Stop Missing Life's Most Important Moments (Audio 6:18 - 2/14/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the importance of applying and integrating the spiritual knowledge we have learned into our everyday lives.

  • 3 Words to Take You Beyond Any Limitation (Video 1:50 - 2/16/11)

    An excerpt from Guy's keynote presentation at the 2010 Healing with the Masters convention in Southern California.

  • See Through This Secret Form of Limitation (Audio 3:47 - 4/18/11)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how we can begin to transcend any limitation that we meet along the path to discovering the truth about ourselves.

  • 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]

  • Break Out of Any Rut (Writing - 6/20/11)

    The first step to breaking out of any rut in life is to no longer enable the parts of us that keep walking in them while wishing they weren't so…[more]

  • 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]

  • Uncover the Ever-Changing Truth of Yourself (Audio 16:27 - 11/28/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we are not meant to be held captive by thoughts and feelings that do nothing but repeat themselves over and over…[more]

  • Change is Now or Never (Writing - 1/2/12)

    It's imperative to meet each moment of your life with this realization: it's only what you do right now that is the seed of change.

  • For Anyone Who Has Ever Felt Like There's No Hope (Audio 4:57 - 1/31/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about our common need for a higher kind of love that releases us from feelings of fear, doubt and hopelessness.

  • Start Taking Conscious Risks (Writing - 3/19/12)

    Once we realize that our present view of self, a view that defines our reality, is a construct of a certain level of our own consciousness, we also realize the…[more]

  • 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]

  • Discover a World Without Worry (Writing - 9/24/12)

    When you know in your heart that you must keep going but your feet just aren't getting the message, self-understanding can open and carry you through doors that self-insistence cannot.

  • 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.

  • End the Game of "Pain Pong" (Audio 6:00 - 3/22/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how most of the unnecessary struggle and conflict that we experience in this life is due to our habitual, unconscious fixation on recurring…[more]

  • Practice Getting Out of Your Own Way (Writing - 2/18/13)

    In spite of how things may appear to us, we are never trapped by where we are. The trap is always who we are.

  • A New Approach to Old Problems (Writing - 4/8/13)

    Life is always new, which means there is no such thing as an "old" problem.

  • Find Divine Direction in Disappointment (Video 3:05 - 5/30/13)

    In this video, Guy Finley talks about how we must first become consciously dissatisfied with our discontentment if we want to begin the process of letting go of it.

  • The Power of Persistence (Writing - 6/10/13)

    There is tremendous power in having a single direction and persisting without wavering.

  • How to Escape the Prison of Monotony (Video 4:59 - 7/26/13)

    In this video, Guy Finley talks about how resistance to any moment actually produces a greater attachment to the life that we say we don't want.

  • See Through These Six False Beliefs and Be Free (Writing - 9/2/13)

    The only way we can be released from any painful sense of false responsibility is to see that it is based in a false belief.

  • Heal Yourself and Heal the Past (Video 5:55 - 1/17/14)

    Self-realization author Guy Finley explains in this short video that happier, healthier and brighter relationships with others become possible when we begin to let go of painful grudges and resentments…[more]

  • The Possibility of Perfect Freedom (Audio 4:50 - 3/17/15)

    Guy Finley explains that perfection is a relationship between a human being and the world in which they live. As we strive for perfection we will reach, and necessarily so,…[more]

  • The Leading Indicator of All Incomplete Actions in Life (Audio 2:22 - 5/29/15)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how all interior dialogs within oneself are the result of something within us that is trying in vain to reconcile a disparity…[more]

  • The Lost Secret of Making a Fresh Start in Life (Audio 3:15 - 3/8/16)

    Best-selling "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about the fact that every moment is new and untouched, and if we cannot see that fact it is because we are seeing…[more]

  • The Lost Secret of Making a Fresh Start in Life (Video 2:51 - 4/28/16)

    Best-selling "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about the fact that every moment is new and untouched, and if we cannot see that fact it is because we are seeing…[more]

  • The Path of Uncertainty (Audio 2:25 - 8/23/16)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that the state being uncertain is not a problem to our true nature. Instead it is a path that will lead to true…[more]

  • This Brand-New Action Leads to the Wonderful Way (Writing - 9/5/16)

    There will be many, many times in our journey beyond ourselves where to put the truth first means we must see and admit where we haven't been truthful with ourselves.

  • The Path of Uncertainty (Video 2:02 - 10/10/16)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that the state being uncertain is not a problem to our true nature. Instead it is a path that will lead to true…[more]

  • The Spiritual Secret of Starting Over (Excerpt) (Video 6:28 - 2/23/17)

    In this excerpt from an hour-long seminar that Guy Finley presented on Sunday 2/12/17, he explains what is necessary for us to go through if we truly wish to live…[more]

  • Turn Limitation into Liberation (Video 6:10 - 3/17/17)

    Guy Finley explains that when we meet our limitations head on we enter into relationship with a transformative power that enables us to transcend anything that would limit us.

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

    Negative reactions make nothing better.

  • Realize the Power that Ends All Painful Patterns (Excerpt) (Video 4:24 - 10/31/17)

    Life of Learning Foundation founder and director Guy Finley talks about the liberating idea that all discouragement is unnatural. Life brings us to painful points to actually help us transcend…[more]

  • Turn Useless Actions into Useful Discoveries (Excerpt) (Video 3:25 - 11/29/17)

    Life of Learning Foundation founder and director Guy Finley talks about the simple but powerful distinction between what is useful and what is useless in our lives. The full replay…[more]

  • Living in the Ever-Changing Presence Moment (Audio 3:07 - 4/6/18)

    A true aspirant waits in the present moment for what the moment reveals to the aspirant about him- or herself. And since that is never-ending and always changing, so is…[more]