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  • Take the Road (Writing - 9/29/02)

    It does not matter how you take the road. All that really matters is that you take it.

  • 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.

  • Remember to Remember (Writing - 9/8/02)

    Cling Fast to Your Aim and Strive to Be True

  • Self-Help (Writing - 2/23/03)

    True self-help through transcendence, not struggle.

  • True Silence (Writing - 3/23/03)

    Understanding true peace and security.

  • Discover Your Power of Higher Choice (Transcript) (Writing - 4/16/03)

    Discover the hidden Truth about negative states such as fear, worry, anger, and depression. Guy Finley reveals that the reason these states hold us captive is because of our willing…[more]

  • 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]

  • Make the Fear of Being "No One" Fade Away (Writing - 7/20/04)

    Looking for ourselves in the eyes of others throws us behind the walls of a psychic prison. The door slams shut each time we find ourselves feeling good about ourselves…[more]

  • Ten Truths That Prove You Have Nothing to Lose (Writing - 11/21/04)

    Guy Finley gives us ten ways to see through the false thoughts that would have us believe we must suffer because of them.

  • Slowly I Turn (Writing - 5/15/05)

    Guy Finley reminds us that just as the sun never quits the sky but only waits for the earth to turn and face the light, so, too, must we turn…[more]

  • Letting Go into the Flow of Real Life (Writing - 5/29/05)

    This Now, the real Now, explains Guy Finley, is a perfect integration -- a dynamic mutual convergence of all the creative forces, which is always stirring.

  • To Open the Eyes That See (Writing - 8/15/05)

    A poem by Guy Finley which expresses gratitude for Higher Love.

  • How to Develop a New Attitude and a New Altitude in Life (Writing - 4/3/06)

    A young woman once decided that her best chance of getting hired by a company doing geological survey work in the Alaskan wilderness was to earn a private license to…[more]

  • The Will and the Way to be Inwardly Still (Writing - 7/9/06)

    When it feels as though the world is whirling around us, explains Guy Finley, what we need to understand is that the whirling is not outside of us but is…[more]

  • The Power to Doubt and Dismiss Any Problem (Audio 11:36 - 9/11/06)

    Here is the secret to releasing physical tension and mental pain from your life forever. Learn these three simple steps and you will never be the same again.

  • Dare to Slow Down Your Life (Writing - 9/16/06)

    By deliberately slowing yourself down, explains Guy Finley, when everything in you seems to be screaming, "Rush," you will become inwardly awake.

  • Transcend the Limitations of Self-Centered Love (Writing - 7/2/07)

    One of the most shocking and necessary discoveries along the path, explains Guy Finley, is that what we love does not love us

  • A Short Commentary on Remembering Yourself (Audio 6:34 - 7/3/09)

    In this valuable podcast, Guy Finley talks about the higher intention and purpose behind the idea of "remembering yourself". Listen closely and learn about a beautiful, timeless principle that you…[more]

  • Reflections on the Real (Audio 4:54 - 12/31/09)

    In this revealing podcast, Guy Finley talks about how attending to the true needs of others also allows us to discover our own limitless possibilities.

  • The Essential Laws of Fearless Living (Video 3:24 - 6/1/10)

    Guy Finley speaks on themes from his best-selling book The Essential Laws of Fearless Living.

  • A Visit to Life of Learning (Video 3:39 - 11/13/10)

    A video collage of Southern Oregon and Life of Learning Foundation, Guy Finley's self-realization school. Opening shots, in order: Oregon Coast, Redwood Forest, Crater Lake, Mt. McLoughlin (Cascade Volcano), Rogue…[more]

  • The Greatest Love of All (Audio 4:05 - 11/30/10)

    In this special short talk, Guy Finley talks about what it means to be truly receptive to the gifts that life wants to give us in each and every moment,…[more]

  • Stay Awake Behind the Wheel of Life (Audio 2:19 - 12/13/10)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the importance of understanding the need to awaken from spiritual sleep.

  • 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.

  • Get Started on the Higher Path to Selfless Living (Writing - 3/7/11)

    We are meant to take part in God's life through awareness of the freedom it continually reveals.

  • Articles of Higher Consciousness (Writing - 3/14/11)

    You have the Light to detect, dismiss, and to transcend the limiting influences of painful negative states such as doubt, worry, hatred, anger, and fear.

  • Find Out What Your Life is For (Writing - 7/18/11)

    When you begin to be for God before you're for yourself, then God will begin to be there before you.

  • The True Fruit of Life is the Vine (Audio 13:49 - 8/17/11)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about why nothing is more valuable than true self-knowledge.

  • How to Realize New Possibilities (Writing - 9/5/11)

    The way in which we grow is that we grow into the world above ourselves.

  • A Lesson Learned is a Day Well Earned (Audio 6:32 - 9/6/11)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about why it is so important for all of us to learn something new and true about ourselves everyday.

  • Make Being in Presence Your First Priority (Audio 6:54 - 10/9/11)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how the 'presence' moment always gives us everything that we need in the moment that it is needed.

  • Take Yourself Out of Harm's Way (Writing - 1/9/12)

    The foundation of self-observation is a higher self-awareness that puts you in direct contact with a new and superior Intelligence, a silent wisdom that immediately goes to work in your…[more]

  • The Power of Being Watchful Instead of Willful (Writing - 1/16/12)

    The more we imagine a fearless life created by conditions outside of us, the more compelled we feel to try and control those same conditions.

  • Learn to Turn to the Eternal (Writing - 4/9/12)

    When at last we see how our present sense of self is little more than a derivative of relationships with things outside of us, and realize that most of our…[more]

  • Avoid This Trap of Torment (Writing - 4/23/12)

    The Living Light never shows us anything in ourselves that it hasn't already started to change for us.

  • Prepare Yourself for the Timeless Life (Video 3:50 - 5/15/12)

    In this video blog, Guy talks about why it is so important to work at spending more and more time each day attending to our interior lives.

  • A Case of Mistaken Identity (Writing - 5/14/12)

    Once higher self-understanding is restored to us, the painful problems that are caused by its absence effortlessly disappear.

  • End the Race to Going Nowhere Fast (Writing - 6/11/12)

    There may be no greater self-deception than the false notion that rushing through anything actually helps us in any way whatsoever. After all, if anxious thoughts and feelings had any…[more]

  • The Freedom to Change Your Life Experience (Writing - 7/30/12)

    Our present experience of life, for its happiness or sorrow, is nothing more or less than what certain unconscious parts of us tell us it is. This means that before…[more]

  • The Sure Cure for Whatever Disturbs You (Writing - 8/20/12)

    No grief or disturbance of any kind is yours.

  • Welcome the Light that Liberates You (Writing - 11/5/12)

    Our spiritual task, assuming we are stirred to seek this truth of ourselves, is to awaken ourselves to the Light that first invites us, and then unites us with its…[more]

  • Find Strength in the Silent Force (Writing - 4/22/13)

    Looking for the power to be happy is not found in a person, place, possession, idea, or belief, but through the new understanding that your higher, permanent nature needs no…[more]

  • Keeping Bright the Light of Life (Audio 4:56 - 5/20/13)

    In this short talk, Guy explains how we cannot fail if we will persevere through our darkest moments, because the light never fails to illuminate what presently hides in the…[more]

  • Discover the True Source of a Silent Mind (Audio 2:12 - 10/7/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how stillness cannot be brought about by any kind of will of our own, but that a real relationship with stillness is…[more]

  • Put Yourself in Relationship with Goodness (Writing - 10/28/13)

    Only when you see yourself at the same time that you see what you're looking at, do you see truly.

  • Let Conflict Stop With You (Writing - 11/18/13)

    We must stop giving to our friends and family the pain we cannot bear to carry ourselves.

  • See Through the False Bliss Called Self-Ignorance (Audio 8:08 - 4/1/14)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we are always being acted upon, moment to moment, by certain kinds of energy, and the degree to which we possess…[more]

  • Let Go and Flow with Real Life (Writing - 4/21/14)

    Real life is not limited to what was; it is always new because it's the expression of a compassionate and living intelligence that actively shapes whatever it touches.

  • Stand Up for What's True in You (Audio 12:13 - 5/5/14)

    In this powerful talk, Guy Finley talks about how we can have a real relationship with the Divine by seeing with great clarity that we presently give our lives away…[more]

  • Use the Power of the Present Moment for Real Inner Change (Writing - 5/26/14)

    Your awareness of the power of now can transform each challenging life moment into a new and true beginning for you.

  • Stop Sowing the Seeds of Discontent (Writing - 6/9/14)

    Who in his or her right mind believes -- even for a moment -- that the path to lasting contentment would be paved by continually thinking about everything that is…[more]

  • How to Break Free of Unhappy Thoughts and Feelings (Writing - 6/25/14)

    You break free of unhappy thoughts and emotions by seeing that, even though it may feel that way at the moment, you are not owned by them.

  • Real Love is Now or Never (Audio 7:20 - 9/1/14)

    Guy Finley talks about the difference between the conditional love that we currently experience, and the real, higher kind of love that our hearts long for, which can only be…[more]

  • Raise Your Relationships to a New Level (Writing - 11/3/14)

    What you experience isn't the event but the content of your own past experience within its narrow confines.

  • Stop Looking For Trouble and You Won't Find It (Audio 2:55 - 12/26/14)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the importance of being present to ourselves, especially when the mind seeks to identify with something so that it can feel disturbed.

  • Choose to Keep the Company of Truth (Writing - 1/5/15)

    Just as we need to keep an eye on the kinds of friends we keep around us, so must we also remain aware of the circle of "friends" we keep…[more]

  • Free Yourself From This Secret Form of Self-Sabotage (Writing - 3/2/15)

    Anyone from whom you want something, psychologically speaking, is always in secret command of you.

  • 3 Words and One Action That Guarantees Spiritual Freedom (Video 2:19 - 3/20/15)

    In this short video clip, Guy Finley explains that a true spiritual aspirant is someone who works to "make it real" because he or she has seen the futility of…[more]

  • The Fulfillment of Free Will (Audio 2:33 - 5/14/15)

    In this short audio clip, Guy Finley talks about some of the characteristics of free will -- the capacity to choose what we love -- and the higher kind of…[more]

  • Journey to the Self Beyond Comparison (Audio 1:50 - 6/22/15)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how all true teachings exist to help us reveal and transcend the present state of darkness that we live in, not to…[more]

  • The Fulfillment of Free Will (Video 2:16 - 7/27/15)

    In this short video clip, Guy Finley talks about some of the characteristics of free will -- the capacity to choose what we love -- and the higher kind of…[more]

  • Journey to the Self Beyond Comparison (Video 1:29 - 9/4/15)

    Guy Finley talks about how illuminated men and women throughout history have existed as shining examples of another higher order of consciousness that we are all intended to make contact…[more]

  • End Any Discouragement Right Now (Writing - 3/28/16)

    There is no real reason why our lives should ever seem stale or feel futile because real life, of which we are a part, is always new right now.

  • Authority Over Whatever Punishes You (Writing - 5/23/16)

    Whatever we try to go around in ourselves guarantees it will come around again, which is why the things we fear in life and about ourselves always tend to reappear

  • 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]

  • The Necessity of Building a Spiritual Body (Audio 4:48 - 9/27/16)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that the purpose of true spiritual teachings is to create something real within oneself that is independent of the events of passing time.

  • Refuse All Unhappy Beginnings (Writing - 11/21/16)

    We don't ever have to worry about happy endings to any of our life stories if we're awake enough to refuse all unhappy beginnings.

  • 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]

  • The Necessity of Building a Spiritual Body (Video 4:15 - 12/14/16)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that the purpose of true spiritual teachings is to create something real within oneself that is independent of the events of passing time.

  • Go Beyond Thinking and Stop Sinking (Writing - 5/2/17)

    Learning to observe our self begins with one simple but deliberate act of attention on our part.

  • How to Recognize the Real Voice of the Master (Video 5:13 - 5/22/17)

    Guy Finley explains the key to being able to discern the true inner guide from a false one.

  • A Real "Mother's Day" Message (Audio 4:05 - 6/2/17)

    The idea of Mother's Day is beautiful, but it is not meant to simply celebrate our mothers with false sentimentality. It is meant to be a reminder of humility, receptivity,…[more]

  • Come Out from the Sea of Thoughts and Breathe in Real Life (Audio 3:02 - 7/6/17)

    If you wish to enter into a new relationship with life you must be willing to challenge the voices of "I can't" or "I won't" or "I don't" when they…[more]

  • Release Yourself by Realizing a New Order Within Yourself (Writing - 9/11/17)

    Whenever we find ourselves confused, depressed, angry with someone, or upset with ourselves for whatever reasons, we must come wide awake and realize -- through our inner awareness -- that…[more]

  • How to Harness the Celestial Forces that Set You Free (Excerpt) (Video 2:38 - 10/30/17)

    In this excerpt from an hour-long seminar, Life of Learning Foundation founder and director Guy Finley explains that we must work to harness the energy of negative forces instead of…[more]

  • The Secret of Making a New and True Beginning (Writing - 1/2/18)

    What very few men and women ever come to realize, spiritually speaking, is that life is a ceaseless series of inner choices about where they want to live.

  • You Have the Right to Choose (Writing - 5/11/18)

    Since what others may do to us is not in our power to change, we need only concern ourselves with what we do to ourselves, for this is in our…[more]

  • Take a Good Look at the World You've Made (Writing - 9/3/18)

    Our feelings about the world that we see, with all its confusing colors and schemes, are reflections of our own internal life.

  • Wake Up from the Self-Centered Life (Writing - 11/26/18)

    To remember yourself begins with realizing you have been asleep, taking part in a self-centered life instead of the God-centered one.

  • Learn to See Yourself Through the Eyes of Others (Writing - 12/9/18)

    To see the truth of the above is to understand how important it is for us to be as fully mindful as possible in the midst of a disagreement with…[more]