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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 > Self-Realization / True Self > Journey / The Search

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  • The Secret One (Writing - 9/15/02)

    A thousand journeys, but one Path. A thousand lovers, but one Thee.

  • 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.

  • Spirituality (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Spirituality is the Upper Path beginning in the moment where the lower path is no longer tolerable.

  • Awakening (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Awakening: How to change our destination and arrive at that Higher World!

  • The Secret for Making a New and True Beginning (Writing - 12/28/03)

    Guy Finley explains that a new and true future begins with planting seeds of change in the now.

  • Walk Lightly Through Life (Writing - 12/11/05)

    It is not our life that must change, explains Guy Finley, but our view of our life.

  • Being Real (Writing - 1/21/08)

    Real...am I.
    Only when Thou art with me. Real...I am,
    Lives in remembrance of Thee.

  • Relationships: The Pathway and the Promise of Real Life (Writing - 3/3/08)

    Right within us, as an unseen aspect of our True Nature, resides the entire range of relationships that the universe has to offer.

  • A Story About True Love (Audio 6:45 - 3/12/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the nature of a higher love that never fails to respond perfectly to what is being requested by the present moment.

  • The Journey From Faith to Freedom (Audio 6:47 - 4/1/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how true faith, born out of seeing the real need for a fearless life, can point the way toward an authentic, everlasting inner…[more]

  • One Mind, One Heart, One Story (Audio 6:40 - 6/7/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how our true nature, which is fearlessness itself, is not separate from the unfathomable wholeness of real life.

  • You Can Reach Whatever You Are Willing to Receive (Writing - 12/13/10)

    Learning to let go of our own constant mental chattering prepares us for the entrance of the Secret Self.

  • Liberate Yourself From the Bullies in Life (Audio 12:14 - 4/4/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about what it takes to liberate ourselves from any fear that wants to pull us down into its world.

  • Uncover the Treasure of Your True Self (Writing - 7/25/11)

    Yours is also the right to effortlessly recognize and release anger and frustration, to be able to see them for exactly what they are -- false powers disguised as helpful…[more]

  • The Seeker, The Search, The Sacred (Video 5:53 - 9/23/11)

    Listen in as Guy Finley discusses with Dr. Ellen Dickstein some of the important ideas connected to the release of his groundbreaking book, The Seeker, The Search, The Sacred.

  • 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]

  • How to Discover More About Yourself (Writing - 6/18/12)

    Self-study is personal, individual work that sincere seekers must do for themselves.

  • Real Life is an Inner Journey (Writing - 6/25/12)

    There is no greater strength than knowing that everything life brings to you is for you.

  • Agree to the Greatest Adventure in the World (Audio 4:52 - 10/3/12)

    In this enlightening short talk, Guy Finley talks about what it means for an individual to set out on the journey to true self-understanding.

  • 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.

  • The Pearl of Great Price (Writing - 10/29/12)

    Like individual raindrops that feed our streams and rivers, it is new ideas that nourish and sustain the growth of science, art, and the humanities.

  • Working in the Garden of the Soul (Audio 6:21 - 10/29/12)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how something is always growing within us, but just like any garden that produces real physical food, what grows in our interior life…[more]

  • The Holiness of Your Higher Education (Audio 3:20 - 1/1/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how true "spiritual learning" is not made up of a series of steps that we add to our intellectual library of knowledge,…[more]

  • The Discipline of Self-Discovery (Writing - 3/25/13)

    Every truth ever discovered -- each new light that will ever burn bright -- already exists in our consciousness.

  • The Role of a Spiritual Teacher (Video 3:36 - 4/23/13)

    In this video, Guy Finley explains that the true role of a teacher is to remind students of their actual condition, which presently is an unconscious state of "spiritual sleep."…[more]

  • Keeping Bright the Light of Life (Video 4:34 - 5/3/13)

    Guy Finley talks about how it is impossible for you to fail if you will persevere with your wish to be in relationship with what is truly light and bright.

  • Walk with Timeless Truths (Writing - 7/22/13)

    Within everyone there dwells a living light, a consciousness whose love and compassion never flags.

  • 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]

  • The Plan and the Path to Life Everlasting (Video 1:34 - 11/6/13)

    In this short commentary, Guy Finley talks about three stages in the life of a spiritual aspirant: first we explore the world, then we become good householders, and then if…[more]

  • Let the Journey Be the Destination (Writing - 2/10/14)

    Occasionally, for all of us, we accidentally enter into the Now. We could be skiing, skating, doing yoga, playing golf, and suddenly our activity aligns us with the flow of…[more]

  • Find the Freedom to Explore the Truth of Your Self (Video 2:12 - 3/17/14)

    Guy Finley explains that the nature within us that pursues a pleasure in order to avoid a pain actually exploits the soul for its own end. When we finally start…[more]

  • What is a Good Householder? (Video 3:58 - 8/25/14)

    Guy Finley explains that being a good householder means that we are able to properly attend to what is practical before what is pleasing. By placing ourselves in right relationship…[more]

  • Everybody's Searching For Something (Writing - 10/13/14)

    For those who seek to discover the truth behind their inconsolable discontent, every now and then certain individuals appear who are able to provide insight and guidance.

  • Awaken the Part of You That Fears No Pain (Audio 13:30 - 3/19/15)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that the basic question within every spiritual aspirant's mind is, "When will I be free?" To know the answer, you must first awaken…[more]

  • Be on the Winning Side of the Fight of Your Life (Audio 6:00 - 3/24/15)

    Guy Finley explains that when we wrestle with the world in an attempt to get the things we think will make us forever happy, we are fighting the wrong battle.…[more]

  • Awaken the Part of You That Fears No Pain (Video 13:07 - 4/13/15)

    In this video, Guy Finley explains that the basic question that lingers within every spiritual aspirant's mind is, "When will I be free?" To discover the answer, we must first…[more]

  • Agree to Enter into the Battle and You Will Find True Help (Video 3:23 - 8/11/15)

    Guy Finley talks about a higher guide that goes before us and has already seen to our spiritual victory, but only if we agree to enter into the true interior…[more]

  • The Winds of Faith (Writing - 5/16/16)

    The great journey leading to the immortal Self does not begin with fact but in faith untested.

  • Choose to Remember the Light (Video 6:39 - 5/23/16)

    Guy Finley explains that the path to a quiet mind is not through battling with what we think opposes our peace; it is by remembering what we love, and giving…[more]

  • Embrace the Beautiful Dual Nature of Self-Discovery (Audio 1:33 - 7/20/16)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains the roles that doubt and faith play in our spiritual work.

  • 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 Invisible Need in Every Seed (Writing - 9/26/16)

    No natural need can exist without that which has been created to directly answer it.

  • Refuse the Empty Promises of the Dissatisfied Self (Writing - 10/3/16)

    Eventually we reach the point where we start to realize that we are not going to find peace, contentment, happiness, strength, fearlessness -- all of the things that in our…[more]

  • 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]

  • Do What's True for You and Leave Everyone Else Alone (Audio 13:29 - 7/7/17)

    Every human being brought into this world has a specific role, but we're in constant confusion because we think we're meant to be something other than what we are. Only…[more]