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To Heal the Hidden Heart of You

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Preparation for the Marriage of Heart, Mind, and Soul

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Learn to Exchange Resistance for Receptivity

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The Path of Uncertainty

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Start Seeing the Unsuspected Source of Why You Rush

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Use Your Pain to Gain Real Freedom

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Reclaim Your Natural Confidence and Calm

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The Path of Uncertainty

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Use Your Pain to Gain Real Freedom

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how real freedom is finally found when we are willing to go through the pain of doing what is right.

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The Amazing Power of a Quiet Mind

True peace doesn't exist outside of the now from out of which it is always unfolding.

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Your Inner Victory Conquers All

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Replace Self Illusion with Self Understanding

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Embrace the Beautiful Dual Nature of Self-Discovery

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

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Stop Letting Pain Use You to Perfect Itself

We are created with the tools it takes to master our own lives.

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Shatter the Bonds of False Beliefs and Be Free

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.

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Find New Strength in Awakened Attention

Not wanting our negative states actually nourishes them.

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How to Know a True Inner Guide from a False One

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The Lost Secret of Making a Fresh Start in Life

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Why Am I Here?

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The Secret Source of Anxiety and Its One True Solution

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Awakening to the Self Above All Struggles

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Stop Being a Prisoner of Promise

The mind asleep to itself is a "divided" mind. One part of us wants what another part of us feels guilty about wanting.

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The Power to Be Present is Closer Than You Think

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Drop Painful Demands

We can't change others -- or the purpose of any given moment as it unfolds -- but we can work to place one less demand upon both.

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The Lost Secret of Making a Fresh Start in Life

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]

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The Secret Source of Anxiety and Its One True Solution

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The Path to Perfect Impersonal Love

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Start Giving Yourself What You Really Want

It's a little-known secret that our experience of life in any given moment is a direct reflection of what we actually value in that same moment.

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The Power to Be Present is Closer Than You Think

Guy explains what it means to "practice the presence" and sustain a relationship with a higher part of ourselves in the present moment. It starts with working to remain in…[more]

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Your Muddy Nature Wants You to Play in the Mud!

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Are You Living in the World Called "Waking Sleep"?

In this short video clip, Guy Finley explains that when we begin to observe that most of our time is spent in a sort of twilight state of sleep, we…[more]

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Be Alert to Self-Betraying Influences

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Complete the Pattern of Life and Fulfill Its Great Purpose

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Walk Away from Anxious Thoughts and Feelings

The only reason we ever feel trapped by anxious thoughts and feelings is that we just won't let go of the false idea that it takes time to know the…[more]

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Remember Your Eternal Right to Be Free

Nothing in the universe can take from you your right to be spiritually free.

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The Path To Perfect Silence

In this short video, Guy Finley talks about how authentic silence is the natural fruit of a mind that has seen the futility of its own efforts to silence itself.

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Are You Living in the World Called "Waking Sleep"?

In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that when we begin to observe that most of our time is spent in a sort of twilight state of sleep, we will…[more]

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Go Ahead and Let Go of Yourself

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Let Self-Knowledge Light the Way

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In this brief video clip, Guy Finley talks about how an authentic struggle is necessary in order to realize the flowering of the goodness that has already been seeded within…[more]

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The Path to Perfect Silence

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how authentic silence is the natural fruit of a mind that has seen the futility of its own efforts to silence itself.

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Put Yourself in Heavenly Hands

There is a higher world where fears can't enter, let alone infect.

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Complete the Pattern of Life and Fulfill Its Great Purpose

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how anything that is authentically new in life is the fulfillment of a pattern, which then creates a new pattern, which itself…[more]

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The Keys to Real Self Knowledge

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Discover the Hidden Forces at War Within You

The unhappiness we feel is the bitter fruit of a lack of self-understanding.

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The Fulfillment of Free Will

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Change Your Relationship with Life

Negative states, all dark energies that enervate us, only succeed at draining us because they are capable of making us see mentally and emotionally charged images of past defeats.

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Live in the Light Within You

The real power behind faith is found in the Light within us that shows us what's true, and what's not, about who and what we are in reality.

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Uncover the Unstoppable Goodness in Your Soul

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how an authentic struggle is necessary in order to realize the flowering of the goodness that is seeded within us.

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The Fulfillment of Free Will

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]

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Put Your Hope in the World Above You

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The Possibility of Perfect Freedom

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The True Nature of Greatness

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Learn to Relax with Others by Releasing Yourself

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Four Words for Any Family Crisis

Guy Finley reveals four words that will always aid you and those around you in any difficult, stressful situation involving family and friends.

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Live From the Celestial Will That Won't Ever Let You Down

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The True Nature of Self-Respect

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

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3 Words and One Action That Guarantees Spiritual Freedom

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]

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The Possibility of Perfect Freedom

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]

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Stop Justifying Negativity

To be able to see any life event -- good or bad -- as a vehicle to help transport us from our present level of understanding to a higher one…[more]

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Four Facts to Help Liberate You From the Lie of Fear

The more we are willing to learn about the way fear works, the less power it has to work its ways on us.

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Close Encounters of the Truthful Kind

Until we understand where the true cause of our unhappiness lies, we can never be happy.

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Choose to Keep the Company of Truth

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]

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Live by the Rule of Divine Life

When you know what it means to be in relationship with Goodness, you never feel bad.

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Find the One Love That Will Never Leave You

Guy Finley explains that when you feel betrayed by God, the actual betrayal is that your own mind would lead you to believe that God deserts those who love him.

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Practice Living in the Presence Moment

The awareness of our living relationship with the present moment -- our willingness to consciously practice its presence -- empowers us to know what's best for us without having to…[more]

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A New Approach to Life that Develops Your Spiritual Self

Genuine inner growth requires a conscious choice and effort on our part.

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Put the Light on Hostile Thoughts and Feelings

The next time some hostile state takes you over, see that something foreign to your True Nature has imposed itself on you and taken over your life.

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See the Truth of Your Life

Authentic self-healing must begin with truthful self-seeing.

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Remember Your True Identity and Realize Self-Liberation

Nothing real stands between you and your wish to be free.

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Let Go and Be at Peace

Fall is the season for gently stepping back from whatever it is that we endeavor to be in life.

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Real Knowledge You Can Use About Being Negative

Guy Finley explains that each of us is a unique blend of energies, both positive and negative, all of which are meant to be used for the purpose of self-revelation.

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The Gentle Brush of Truth

It was we, who in ignorance of reality, carelessly attribute weight to events that are without substance.

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There's No Sense of Self in a Right Action

Guy Finley explains that true goodness is not measured by actions that validate the image we have of ourselves as being a good. An action that is truly good has…[more]

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Walk Safely Out of the Labyrinth Called Your "self"

Guy Finley explains that Truth is always gently inviting you to see that the moments you fear are part of a divine path that's intended to lead you to the…[more]

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Learn to Let Life Shape You

Learn what it means to let life shape you -- let God shape your life, your soul -- until you're in direct relationship with life.

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Walk Safely Out of the Labyrinth Called Your "self"

Guy Finley explains that Truth is always gently inviting you to see that the moments you fear are part of a divine path that's intended to lead you to the…[more]

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The Power to Help You Choose

When we feel some kind of darkness coming over us, we must muster the courage to consciously doubt the reality of this condition, even though our feelings are powerfully trying…[more]

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How to Sow the Seeds and Cultivate the Will to Be Free

Guy Finley explains that as your awareness of the natural laws that currently govern your actions increases, so does your ability to make choices based on higher knowledge, instead of…[more]

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Drop the Burden of False Responsibility

As we realize that there is no way that painful concern can positively affect any outcome, we drop that concern, and bit by bit, we begin to hear what real…[more]

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Global Change Begins Within

We must stop trying to change the world we see, and begin the inner work of changing the way in which we see the world.

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Transcending Any Physical Pain or Problem

Guy Finley explains that you can never be free of anything you resist. In order to transcend any pain or problem, you must meet it completely, as you are, and…[more]

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Start Stepping Out of Anxious Thoughts and Feelings

If anxious thoughts and feelings had any power to help us reach some place in life where, finally, we'd be released from the pain of always feeling rushed... don't you…[more]

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See Through the False Bliss Called Self-Ignorance

Guy Finley explains that we live in a universe of forces that are ceaselessly acting upon us, and it is only our awareness of these energies that allows us to…[more]

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Pull Yourself Out of Confusing Thoughts

The next time you run into some familiar blockage or begin to feel unsuited to face some new and difficult personal challenge, don't try to think your way around it.

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Answer the Need to Hear and to Drink From the Truth

In this short talk, Guy Finley eloquently lays out the beauty and the different expressions of the thirst for truth, which thirst must be an authentic one, and how it…[more]

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Learn to Expose Unconscious Wrongness

A crisis only becomes a breaking point when we fail to use it as a turning point.

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How to See the End of All of Your Enemies

Guy Finley explains in this brief talk that it is possible for us to find complete freedom from the mechanical, enemy-making nature that presently tricks us into believing that it…[more]

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Contemplate This Insight and End All Conflict

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about an idea that, if understood properly, has the power to forever change the way we respond to situations that usually instigate a…[more]

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How to Walk Out of Any Dark Mental Movie

Learn to detect negative feelings that imply there's nothing that can be done about the way you feel at the moment.

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Our True Need for Ceaseless Prayer

Guy Finley explains that the real reason for practicing ceaseless prayer is so that we can see that we are ceaselessly distracted. Our intention must be to see with greater…[more]

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Learn the Power of a Quiet Mind

When you want to know the powers that circulate through a quiet mind, you must take yourself to that place where this silent strength can make itself known to you.…[more]

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Heal Yourself and Heal the Past

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

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Meditation of the Timeless Kind

In this short video, Guy Finley talks about how it is possible for us to establish a real relationship with a higher order of stillness that is authentically in command…[more]

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Remember the Celestial Tempo

Guy Finley explains that the idea of "remembering ourselves" is completely different than being drawn into thinking about ourselves. Remembering ourselves is a perfect action that is in harmony with…[more]

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Discover the True Source of a Silent Mind

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 established by becoming aware…[more]

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The Flight of Freedom

Guy Finley explains in this short video how all of us must eventually leave behind the consolation of familiar spiritual ideas and begin to act on what we know is…[more]

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A Closer Look at What Screams for Attention

The cause of confusion and unhappiness lies in all the self-centered, touchy parts of us that insist, one after the other, that the world conform to their demands.

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The Flight of Freedom

Guy Finley explains in this short talk how all of us must eventually leave behind the consolation of familiar spiritual ideas and begin to act on what we know is…[more]

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The Painful Illusion Behind All Conclusions

In this video, Guy Finley talks about how we have a nature within us that is constantly in motion, but yet never actually goes anywhere because all it can do…[more]

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Stop Being Used by Shame

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]

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Give Anxiety the Ax!

No anxious state could exist without your false belief that who you are -- your well-being -- is connected to something happening exterior to yourself.

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The Power to Know Natural Peace

In this video, Guy Finley talks about how we have become so accustomed to being caught up in the turmoil of anxious thoughts and feelings that the state of real…[more]

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Step Back from Self-Compromising Thoughts

Before we can choose not to compromise ourselves, we must first become acutely aware of those thoughts of ours that may be holding some secret seed of self-defeat.

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How to Escape the Prison of Monotony

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.

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Go Against the World That Wants to Carry You Away

In this video, Guy Finley talks about how we must always make an effort to stay awake so that we can begin using life's currents and waves for our own…[more]

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We Are Made to Be Instruments of the Light

In this video, Guy Finley talks about how our true interior work is about agreeing to stand within the light of awareness so that the parts of ourselves that are…[more]

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The Power to Know Natural Peace

Guy Finley talks about how we currently live from an agitated nature that searches for "peace" through its own frenzied activity. Our awareness of this fact is what seeds within…[more]

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Negativity is Not Your Friend! An Answer to a 9-Year-Old Boy

In this video, Guy Finley talks about how true interior freedom dawns as we begin to observe the mechanical behavior of negative states as they try to tell us who…[more]

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Go Against the World That Wants to Carry You Away

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we must always make an effort to be awake so that we can begin using life's currents and waves for our…[more]

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Stop Picking Up the Pain of the Past

In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that if we will stop agreeing to "feed" the parts of us that produce unnecessary pain, then gradually those parts will stop growing.

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What Would Happen if Suddenly Everyone in the World Said, "I Love You"

Guy Finley explains why it would be wise to become highly suspicious of the parts of ourselves that endlessly seek the approval of other people.

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Being Fearless and Free Begins Within

When a man finds that within him which is real, which is constant, abiding, changeless, and eternal, he enters into that Reality, and becomes meek.

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The Power to Question Defeat

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.

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Rise Above Runaway Reactions

Before we release ourselves into the hands of any automatically appearing rescuing agent, we must first take it into the light in order to see who sent it.

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Spiritual Baptism by Water and by Fire

In this short talk, Guy Finley discusses the need to be nourished by a new kind of understanding that appears when we can no longer tolerate giving our lives away…[more]

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The Role of a Spiritual Teacher

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]

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Find Strength in the Silent Force

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]

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How to Stop Going Around in Sad Circles

Learn to see the deception in any assumption that wants you to believe that there is no higher alternative to your suffering than to either run from it or simply…[more]

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Depart from the World of Unconscious Pain

In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how "waking up" spiritually includes an awareness of how much it hurts to remain "asleep."

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Being Alive Begins with Being Present

Guy Finley explains how everything exists to bring you into relationship with stillness, from out of which comes real contentment and gratitude.

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A New Approach to Old Problems

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

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Q&A with Guy Finley: Your Role in Making This a Better World

Guy Finley discusses our role in making this a better world, and how our actions do make a difference. Visit OneJourney.net for more information.

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Don't "Dance" with Painful Thoughts and Feelings

In this video, Guy tells an enlightening and entertaining spiritual story about a young woman who gets carried away with "dance partners" -- thoughts and feelings -- that don't have…[more]

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End the Game of "Pain Pong"

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]

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Awaken Yourself to the Source of Real Strength

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]

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Practice Getting Out of Your Own Way

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

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Your Triumph Over Discontentment

No self-described condition of what you have or don't have is at the root of your aching.

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Find the True Place of Peace

Higher self-knowledge empowers you to realize the better, brighter life you've always wanted!

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The Spiritual Compass That Guarantees Success

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how, if our wish is to find true contentment, we must begin to give more and more of our attention to our…[more]

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The Holiness of Your Higher Education

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]

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Stop Wasting Life's Two Greatest Gifts

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we are intended to actively use the gifts we are given so that we can begin to enter into an authentic…[more]

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Let Go and Rise Above What Holds You Down

Letting go follows the realization that holding on is of no further use.

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Awaken Your Powers of Perception

Here's a short exercise to help you see the following fact: There's a way to know, without ever having to think about it, exactly which of your own thoughts and…[more]

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What to Do When Life is Picking on You

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we are introduced to our own higher possibilities whenever we are willing to be awake to what the present moment wants…[more]

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The Sure Cure for Whatever Disturbs You

No grief or disturbance of any kind is yours.

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Free Yourself of Undetected Pressure

The punishing pressure we feel in this life is not because of what life is but because of what we perceive life isn't.

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Real Life is an Inner Journey

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

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Slow Down Your Life

Beginning this very moment, intentionally separate yourself from any rushing inner condition by voluntarily stepping out of it. Here's how...

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Liberate Yourself From Your Self

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the difference between merely thinking about spiritual ideas and the actual awareness of the truth of ourselves in the present moment.

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Self-Healing Begins as Self-Hurting Ends

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about a new understanding of ourselves that will put an end to unconscious suffering... if we will remember to put it into practice.

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Enter the World Beyond Right and Wrong

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how real revelation of the truth of ourselves transforms the character that has been revealed.

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How to Experience New Inner Growth

On one hand, each of us professes to be concerned with growing and self-developing while, on the other hand, none of us ever wants to be wrong, which is a…[more]

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Take the First Step to Wholeness

We go through our lives in a continual dance of being filled with something that needs an answer, and then going out and finding that answer... only to find out…[more]

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Be There for the Breath of Heaven

In this short talk, Guy Finley explains what it means to wait for a "Divine touch" that makes the darkest moments into something light, bright, and right for all involved.

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Be the Opening Act in Real Life

In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why the unconscious imitation of anyone else is the repetition of the known, and why real freedom cannot be found in familiarity.

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Choose the Path of Freedom

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how we can stop being fooled into involving ourselves with fear, worry and anxiety by remembering that there are parts of us that…[more]

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Awaken to Your Spiritual Barometer

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about why we must come to realize the need to shake ourselves awake as often as possible if we want to be free…[more]

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Remember This Key to Self-Command

The key to regaining command of yourself in any moment you start to feel as though you're in a rush is to remember that who you are and what you…[more]

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Why Desires Never Satisfy

If we're interested in spiritual things, we gradually realize that what we really need is to understand this nature that is never satisfied.

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A New Order of Self-Understanding

As we become more self-aware, a whole new order of understanding dawns.

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Work Through Yourself If You Want to Find Yourself

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the vital importance of going beyond mere knowledge about spiritual principles and beginning the real work of integrating what we know about…[more]

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Remember Yourself and Realize Freedom

In this short talk Guy explains how each moment of life is made for anyone and everyone who is present to it. If you are not in this moment, you…[more]

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The Powerful Possibilities of Self-Seeing

One sure measure of spiritual growth is found in our developing awareness that each and every present moment of our lives is a special kind of spiritual looking glass.

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Unmask the Hidden Power of All Negative States

We value negative states because of the strong sense of self we get from them.

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Explore the Endlessness of Your True Self

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how we are all seeded with the potential to be a perfect reflection of all things good and true.

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Dare to Stand in the Light of Truth

If we're to succeed in our search for wholeness, we not only require a new and higher order of self-knowledge, but one that must also take us in a completely…[more]

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Stop Waiting and Start Living

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how painful tension persists because we are relying on something outside of ourselves to tell us who we are.

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A Lesson Learned is a Day Well Earned

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.

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Let Go and Learn the Truth of Yourself

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about why human beings are so addicted to stress and tension, and why it is so important for us to understand that something…[more]

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Find a New Order of Freedom

We can either spend our lives fearful of any unwanted event that comes along to challenge our sense of self, or we can use that same situation to help set…[more]

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Break Out of Any Rut

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]

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Uncover the Root of Destructive Relationships

There is nothing in the universe that can stop us from growing, except our habitual, mechanical nature.

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Stop Sinking into Negative Thinking

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

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Learn to Wait on What is Holy

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how any moment can be used to remember our wish to be in the presence of what is good.

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Catch the Ticker Tape Mind and Cut It

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about why the mind is always so busy thinking about itself, and how becoming aware of its mechanical activity is the beginning of…[more]

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Treasure the Truth About Yourself

There is an inner gold you can find whose possession fulfills you, regardless of your external circumstances. We can call this inner gold "real self-knowledge."

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Find Your Way to Peace

The next time something dark or disturbing tries to steal into you to wreck your contentment, do not consent to be drawn into its seemingly important considerations.

Audio:

See Through This Secret Form of Limitation

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.

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Free Yourself From the Pain of False Purposes

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how freedom from unhappiness and frustration appears naturally as we learn to let go of false purposes.

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The First Step to Outgrowing Your Suffering

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how dissatisfaction with our lives is not something to be ignored, but rather something that can be transformed through diligent self-study.

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Articles of Higher Consciousness

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.

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Get Started on the Higher Path to Selfless Living

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

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Stop Fighting Confusion and Stormy Emotions

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.

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Secrets of the Profitable Soul

We can and must begin to understand the spiritual life before we can live it. But we can't begin to understand something that is above us until we begin to…[more]

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Asking is Receiving

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how any real request for something higher is proof that there already exists a relationship to the very thing that we are wishing…[more]

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Let Self-Knowledge Light the Way Ahead

The wise are not those most learned, but the best tempered by truths put to the test of life.

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Real Faith and True Freedom

No one is free who lives with fear.

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Real Life: Lesson #1

In order for change to take place, we must be changed.

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The Secret Prayer That Renews You

Before something genuinely new can appear in our lives, something old must pass.

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Jesu Dulcis Memoria

The Life of Learning Singers perform Jesu Dulcis Memoria from their album, Door of My Heart.

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Get Everything Done Without Doing Yourself In!

There may be no greater self-deception than the false notion that rushing through anything actually helps us in any way whatsoever.

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The Simplicity of Natural Seeing

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the vast difference between mere ideas about spirituality and the direct perception of living spiritual principles.

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Guilt

Guy Finley discusses releasing guilt, shame, regret, and remorse over harmful things we may have done in the past, as well as fears of eternal damnation for choices that may…[more]

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Discover a New Way of Knowing Yourself

No intention can be any stronger than our ability to remember it in the moment that it is needed.

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Take Yourself Off the Track to Nowhere

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]

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Discover the Difference Between Real Strength and False Strength

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.

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Give Yourself to a Life Free of Fear

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about why we must give ourselves completely to each moment if we ever want to discover a fearless life.

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The Freedom to Change Your Experience of Life

Our attention connects us to life; it establishes our relationships with all that unfolds around and within us.

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Reclaim the Gift That Releases You From Fear

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the great importance of being willing to see everything that we can about ourselves.

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The Courage to Stop Suffering Over Mistakes

Real self-command dawns within us as we realize that reliving the past is powerless to change a present misunderstanding.

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Stay Out of Places that Steal Your Happiness

We have the capacity to stop making ourselves powerless by waking up to having put ourselves where our powers are stolen from us.

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Self-Knowledge is Self-Liberation

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how self-knowledge is essential for any human being who longs to be in relationship with a higher order of life that is everlastingly…[more]

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Be a Correspondent of Real Life

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how every moment is actually a divine communication that wants to reveal to us our own limitless possibilities.

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How to Discover Your Higher Possibilities

In our willingness to journey to what seems the end of us, we are gifted with the understanding that there is no ending to our True Self.

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Make the Most Out of Unwanted Moments

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how we can begin to understand that what we call "unwanted moments" are actually life's invitations for us to discover more about our…[more]

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Step Out of the Chains Called Self-Control

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.

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Regain Your Right to Be Self-Ruling

Guy Finley explains that events do not exist as negative events except for our perception of them.

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Break the Spell of Self-Limiting Negative States

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.

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The Journey From Faith to Freedom

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]

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Just Let the Music Play

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about what it would mean for us to let real life sound its essential notes within us without the unnecessary dissonance of our resistance.

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A Story About True Love

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.

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Open Yourself to the Endless Resources of the Present Moment

The only power dark, discouraging states hold over us, explains Guy Finley, is that they get us to identify with feelings of being powerless.

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Free Yourself From the Circle of False Friends

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how our experience of life is a direct reflection of the kind of psychological company that we keep.

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Practice Stepping Out of the Rush

Intentionally separate yourself from any rushing inner condition, explains Guy Finley, by voluntarily stepping out of it.

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The #1 Secret to Being Relaxed, Carefree, and In Command

There is a hidden part of you that knows, without thinking about it, how to always be perfectly relaxed, carefree, and in command. This higher intellectual and emotional intelligence is…[more]

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Remember Your Way Back Home

Guy Finley explains that there are those who, having once tasted the wine of truth, can never again be satisfied again with any other.

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The Full Faith That Frees You

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about the often misunderstood idea of faith, and how we can come to the true, bold understanding that we are made for everything that…[more]

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This Key Unlocks the Door to an Unthinkable Freedom

The next time you run into some familiar blockage or begin to feel unsuited to face some new and difficult personal challenge, don't do what you've always done before. *Don't…[more]

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Wake Up to the Complainer in You

The following key lessons are taken from 365 Days to Let Go. Use their insights to help free yourself from the self-inflicted punishment of complaining. Until we become conscious of…[more]

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21 Ways We Waste Our Vital Life Forces

Guy Finley reminds us that everything we need to succeed is forever raining down upon and within us.

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Turn the Light on What Stresses You

Stress, explains Guy Finley, is a result of a false or incomplete view of reality imposed upon us by our own unenlightened nature.

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Step Into the Shoes of a Spiritual Warrior

In this short talk, Guy Finley explores how a true spiritual warrior is not someone who imagines future victories to come, but is the individual who is willing to step…[more]

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The Secret Teaching of the Ages

Guy Finley explains that a "prisoner" mentality is one that blames anything outside of you for the pain you have.

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Learn to Act or Be Acted Upon

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about what it means to be properly responsive to the present moment, as opposed to getting lost in worried thoughts about what action to…[more]

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Six Eye-Opening Insights to Start True Self-Healing

Guy Finley reminds us that the Living Light never shows us anything in ourselves that it hasn't already started to change for us.

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End the Misery of Motivating Yourself

In this incredible podcast, Guy Finley reveals some startling, life-changing facts about motivation that, up until now, have been hidden in plain sight.

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The Cost of Freedom

Listen closely because this could be what you have been waiting to hear your whole life! In this extraordinary podcast, Guy Finley talks about what a person must understand in…[more]

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Prescription for a Free and Happy Life

Guy Finley explains that the day of our awakening is the same as the delightful date of our departure from a bankrupt world filled with beggars dressed as kings and…[more]

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Spiritual Evolution: True or Not?

Spiritual evolution is not something that is going to just happen by mere accident. It is something that requires an inner effort on the part of the human being. In…[more]

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The Secret to Healing What Pains You

Guy Finley explains that any part of us trying to drag us into a heated stew over "who" or "what" should be blamed for our pain is secretly working to…[more]

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Liberate Yourself From Self-Limiting Thoughts and Feelings

Guy Finley explains that we should do what's in our power and refuse to be discouraged about anything else.

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Start Using All Your Relationships to Enrich Yourself

Use your fear to come awake to yourself, says Guy Finley.

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Seven Insights Into True Silence

We have within us a new, higher vantage point -- a very special part of ourselves within which we may be at peace regardless of what goes on around us.…[more]

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Letting Go: A Little Bit at a Time

In this extraordinary podcast, Guy Finley reveals the higher understanding that is necessary to Let Go and find the Truly Fearless and Free Life!

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Pull the Power Out of All Self-Punishing States

When we stop giving our life energy to any moment which seems overpowering, explains Guy Finley, it loses its illusion of power.

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Take Back Authority Over Your Own Life

Our purpose in life, explains Guy Finley, should be to challenge and rise above every wrong feeling by finding the higher ground within.

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Court the Ever-Present Company of True Peace

Peace is not true peace, explains Guy Finley, unless you are at peace wherever you are.

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The Power to Outgrow Problem People in Your Life

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

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Take the Leap into All that You May Be

Guy Finley urges us to find the places in our lives where we can take conscious, spiritual risks.

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Stop Self-Stalling and Become Self-Starting

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

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Ten Keys for Gaining Greater Self Liberation

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

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See Through the Painful Illusion of Imperfection

In this podcast, best-selling author Guy Finley talks about what it really means to be yourself.

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Solve the Mystery of Where to Find Self Wholeness

True peace, explains Guy Finley, doesn't exist outside of the "now" from out of which it is always unfolding.

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Never Again Feel Like a Victim!

Our experience of any passing event -- for the pain or pleasure of it, explains Guy Finley -- is the product of how we see it.

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Be Your True Self and Be Fearless

It is possible, explains Guy Finley, to understand your fear in a whole new way.

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Challenge Fear's Right to Rule Your Life

The seemingly scary condition, whatever it may be, is not the problem, says Guy Finley. It is your reaction that is fearful.

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A Short Talk on Reincarnation

In this podcast, Guy Finley reveals the true, practical meaning behind the idea of reincarnation.

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Awaken the Love of Light

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how our minds react to what Truth is revealing within us.

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Being Real

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

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Proof That Pain is Impersonal

When feel pain, we tend to take it personally and feel like we are the only ones in the world who are suffering. That seems like the natural thing to…[more]

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The Greatest Reason on Earth to Rejoice in Heavenly Truth

We all naturally resonate with Truth and Beauty when it is being expressed. When we know we have heard something true, why does it stir us? In this podcast, Guy…[more]

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To Release or to Resist... That is the Question

You can let go of any painful situation or darkened state in your life starting right now! This powerful talk explains how resisting your pain actually keeps it alive. Listen…[more]

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Silence is Golden

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]

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Depression (Part 2)

Guy Finley discusses the source of sadness and depression, and the most effective ways to free yourself from sinking into psychological darkness.

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Snap Yourself Out of Psychic Slumber

You may not be able to think your way out of a nagging problem, says Guy Finley, but you can see your way clear of it.

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Solving the Mystery of Letting Go

Sometimes the greatest truths are laid right before our eyes, in the simplest of things, and yet we just can't see them. Take for instance our own hands: what a…[more]

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Wake Up and Walk Away from Whatever is Pulling You Down

We are here on earth, explains Guy Finley, to grow beyond the limiting influences of our own unawakened nature.

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The Spiritual Secret that Allows You to Defeat Any Discouragement

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

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Five Truths That Make You Victorious

Guy Finley explains that nothing in life can stop you from starting your life all over.

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Stop Struggling with Others

When we're angry or resentful for what has happened in our lives, the real enemy is not ouside of us, explains Guy Finley -- it's what we don't yet know…[more]

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Transcend the Limitations of Self-Centered Love

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

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Loving Is Being Loved

It is in loving, explains Guy Finley, that one finds love.

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Wake Up and Walk Out of the Cell of Yourself

Whenever we find ourselves in some "unwanted" part of ourselves, perhaps reliving an old heartache or caught in the throes of some irrepressible anger, old fear, or unyielding worry, part…[more]

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Go from Storms to Sunny Skies

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

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Find Personal Freedom in the Principles of Invisible Justice

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]

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Seek the Self-Knowledge That Is Life's True Treasure

Real self-knowledge, explains Guy Finley, provides a glimpse of the expansive world that awaits us.

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Practice the Principle of Being Present

Use the powerful principles presented in this talk to step out of the pain-filled worlds of imagination, and into the one True world of authentic inner-peace.

Audio:

Let Love Use You for Its Life

Find your True Purpose in life and how your connection to Real Love can be realized and lived in every moment.

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Let Go of Any Negative State and Reclaim Your True Nature

Guy Finley explains how one's inner nature determines one's experience of the outer life.

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True Revolution

A special writing by Guy Finley on what it truly means to be a peaceful and peace-filled human being.

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How to Start Planting the Seeds of Peace

Guy Finley explains if we are ever to realize the integrity and consistent kindness of our True Nature, if we long to know something of heaven while we live on…[more]

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The Warrior's Soul

A beautiful poem explaining how God's Life replace the endless circle of wants.

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A New Inner Understanding to Put You in Charge of All Outer Circumstances

Barring those moments when we find ourselves in real physical danger, conditions, of themselves, have absolutely no authority over us. It's true. No event or circumstance has any power to…[more]

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You Can Conquer Any Condition

The only power negativity has over us, explains Guy Finley, is the power we give it.

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Clear This Obstacle and Climb to True Independence

Every step along the way to a higher independent life, explains Guy Finley, is both the challenge and the reward.

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Be Stronger Than Any Inner Bully

Starting to think differently towards your own fears, explains Guy Finley, is the same as learning to act differently towards them.

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Dealing with Healing Ourselves

Guy Finley explains the power in seeing that we are actively involved with unseen thoughts and feelings that compromise us.

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How Your Desire for Approval Keeps You Imprisoned

No one can give us the approval we seek, explains Guy Finley, because it isn't his or hers to give

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An Advanced Lesson in Letting Go

The real act of letting go, explains Guy Finley, is first an interior action, followed, if needful, by a wiser exterior action.

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Higher Lessons in the Nature of Light

What would you think of a mother or father who starts yelling at their 5 year-old son because he didn't prepare dinner? It would be a terrible thing. Intuitively we…[more]

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Let Me Run With You

Forget this world with its intermittent streams, whose waters begin and end. Search out the Ocean, and stand in Her surge until the waves wash away the shores of your…[more]

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The Untouchable Mind

We have a chance, explains Guy Finley, to actually begin to recognize and realize what it would mean to be able to sit in a room and not have our…[more]

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Realize the Bright, Noble, and Ever-Ascending Life

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

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A Rainbow in the Deep

A special writing by Guy Finley which beautifully and poignantly explains that the world from which we sow is the world within which we reap. Originally presented at a classroom…[more]

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Discovering the Impersonal Nature of True Peace

If we could only become quiet enough to listen anew, explains Guy Finley, we would learn that peace is a gift given freely to each of us, right where we…[more]

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Be Careful What You Pray For . . .

Guy Finley explains that our experience of life moment-to-moment is, in fact, what we have asked for.

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Three New Choices That Dismiss Dark Conditions

Guy Finley sheds light on the fact that negative reactions to unwanted events do nothing to cure them.

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Walk Lightly Through Life

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

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Remember Your Real Self and Be Free!

Guy Finley reminds us that happiness, love, peace, compassion, and contentment are timeless states of being in the Now.

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Free Yourself from Useless Fear and Frustration

The root of that which is forever seeking acceptance and approval in us, explains Guy Finley, is that which is forever telling us that we are unacceptable as we are.

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Illusions

Understand the power illusions have over your life and learn how to break free from what wants to keep you captive.

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Letting Love Master Your Heart

That which makes it possible for love to be felt between the lover and the loved, explains Guy Finley, is Love itself.

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Step Into Your Personal Spiritual Workstation

Each time, explains Guy Finley, that we actually come to the end of what we know to do and stay there without punishing ourselves or hating life for finding ourselves…[more]

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The Work and Reward of Just Being Yourself

Looking for freedom in powers or possessions, explains Guy Finley, ensures that we will always be their captive for fear of losing them.

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The Path to Peace Already Present

A stirring writing by Guy Finley revealing the real path to peace. Originally presented at the 2005 Talks in the Pines Series, "The Illusion of Limitation: The Liberation of Self."

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An Inner Exercise to Change Your Life

All interior practices, explains Guy Finley, begin with the wish to meet our lives from a new understanding of ourselves granted us through new knowledge about ourselves.

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End the Dark Cycle of Discontentment - Part I

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

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Remember This Simple Truth and Be Self-Ruling

Guy Finley reminds us that we do not have to share a single moment with the memory of anything that we don't want to, including painful memories, disappointments or regrets.

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The Higher Self-Understanding That Heals All Hurts

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

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Take the Steps to the Stressless Life

Learn to look at all difficult moments as opportunities to come awake to yourself, explains Guy Finley, and a place from which you can practice stepping outside of stressful thoughts.

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Realize the Endless Riches of your Real Self

Whenever we will lend our attention to the inner task of working to transcend some dark state at work within us, explains Guy Finley, then in that same moment we…[more]

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Enter the Great Estate of Your True Self

No one ever feels small in life, explains Guy Finley, who hasn't first been fooled into believing that there is nothing bigger than those small thoughts and feelings through which…[more]

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How To Change the Life You're Giving Yourself

In order to change what we currently get from life, explains Guy Finley, we must first learn that we cannot separate our answers from our actions and our actions from…[more]

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Take the Step that You're Sure You Can't

Guy Finley shows us that, no matter how hard it seems to start fresh or learn something new, who you really are is greater than any part of yourself which…[more]

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Cancel the Ten Causes of Needless Heartaches

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]

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Courting Now

This new poem by Guy Finley subtley reveals how the inner quest for self-freedom has already been won. And it goes one step further by highlighting the special responsibility required…[more]

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A Higher Lesson in Life Levels that Leads to a New Life

Guy Finley describes for us how a higher conscious awareness empowers us to be one with all that exists in the kingdom of creation.

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Let What You Like Lead You All the Way to Self-Liberation

Each time we listen to -- and work with -- that part of us which knows what is right and true, explains Guy Finley, we strengthen our relationship with all…[more]

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Break Through the Barrier Between You and Real Peace

If we wish to find peace we must understand something of its life. Here are a few such facts: Peace is the natural radiation of a living Now; it is…[more]

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Break Through to a Totally New You

By rising above any self-righteousness that wants us to blame others for how we feel, explains Guy Finley, we gain an entirely new perspective on this useless reaction and learn…[more]

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Discover the Freedom You Need to Live the Way You Want

In our quest to win freedom from the ties that bind, we spend most of our lives struggling to overcome vague foes that fade in and out, like the shadows…[more]

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Turn Any Dark Condition Into a Healing Light

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]

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Start Seeing Through the Blame Game

The question of why we find ourselves stuck in the same old rut, explains Guy Finley, can't be answered by the old self that asked the question in the first…[more]

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Make the Fear of Being "No One" Fade Away

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]

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Bill of Lights (adapted from Liberation of Consciousness)

This unique and inspiring writing by Guy Finley outlines 7 natural powers granted to those who will put forth the effort to remember them.

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Tap Into the Power of True Self

True freedom, explains Guy Finley, is found through awareness that clinging to our past experience is all that holds us captive.

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Freedom

Guy Finley suggests a test for evaluating your own level of inner freedom. Learn to drop discouragement over any limitations and to awaken the secret part of you that has…[more]

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Rushing

Guy Finley suggests specific exercises to help you step out of the rush and stop being driven by anxious states. Learn new ways to wake up and develop self-command.

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This Key Unlocks the Door to a New Kind of Freedom

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]

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Inner Work Rewards the Inner You

The path to the higher ground within you, explains Guy Finley, is found through your persistent willingness to see that the path you are currently on leads nowhere.

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Self-Correction is Self-Elevation

Guy Finley shows us that it is through self-correction, not self-improvement, that true growth takes place.

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Never Discourage Over Your Present Location

Those who choose, explains Guy Finley, to stay the course over staying in negative, painful places find themselves that much closer to True Freedom.

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Let Go and Let Higher Life Forces Succeed for You

Inside each of us, explains Guy Finley, resides a seed to be nurtured by something higher.

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Leave Troubling Thoughts and Feelings Where You Find Them

When we practice, explains Guy Finley, at not using our own thoughts to tell us what's happening in any given situation, we allow the circumstances of the event to be…[more]

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Using Your Relationships to Realize Real Life

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]

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Step Past Secret Self-Limitations

In this key lesson Guy Finley encourages us to see through the false nature that would keep us from moving forward through any uncertainty and doubt.

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Preparing the Vessel

A special writing by Guy Finley explaining the work we must do to prepare a vessel that can be filled by real life.

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Forty Ways to Determine Your Level of Inner Freedom

A comprehensive list from Guy Finley of keys to knowing you're on Freedom's Path.

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Lift Yourself into a Brand New World

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]

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Learn How to Take Yourself to a Higher, Happier Life Level

Helpful insights from Guy Finley on choosing the higher life we are meant to be a part of.

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How to Make all of Life be Just for You

In this short writing Guy Finley explains how we must revisit the same painful lessons over and over again until we begin to put the Truth first in our lives.…[more]

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Life's Secret Lessons About Real Success

Guy Finley reveals how the misleading fear of emptiness (failure) keeps us from knowing true success.

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The Secret of Understanding that Makes Painful Events Disappear

In this excerpt from the Intimate Enemy you will discover a new understanding to heal the pain that arises out of our own misperception.

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A Spiritual Declaration of Independence

Guy Finley offers a powerful spiritual declaration of independence for those who have grown weary of compromising themselves for a false freedom that always betrays.

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Self-Awareness

Guy Finley addresses common questions on the topic of self-awareness.

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Live in Harmony with Reality

Guy Finley shows how we can begin enjoying True Success by agreeing to accept the lessons life has for us.

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Helping Ourselves and Others Break the Circle of Suffering

Guy Finley shows the one way for breaking the cycle of conflict, hatred, and pain that arise in human relationships.

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How to Live Life on Your Own Terms

Guy Finley talks about how to escape the punishment inherent in wanting to be approved by others.

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The Awakening Soul

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

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The Little-Known Secret for Owning Your Own Life

Powerful insights from best-selling author Guy Finley show how we can bring an end to our punishing need for approval.

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Indecision

Tips for fearlessly stepping into indecision and the unknown.

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Painful Patterns

Breaking out of old painful patterns, habits, and recuring problems.

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Recovery

In Recovery the Light from one small moment of honest self-inquiry is more powerful than the accumulated darkness of a million years of doubt.

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Awakening

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

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Character

How to develop True Character by dropping self-defeating habits!

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Truth

Learning to recognize genuine truth. It is always simple, always good.

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5 Personal Practices That Put Anxiety Out of Business

Your conscious participation in inner exercises, such as these five practices, is the only way to awaken the will you need so that one day you never have to answer…[more]

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10 Ways to Tell the World You've Lost Interest in Being You

The true spiritual path begins and ends with what you already are. Use these 10 insights to tell the world you've lost interest in being you.

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Psychology

The psychology of knowing which of your own thoughts and feelings are your friends.

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Peace of Mind

When you want to know peace of mind and the powers that circulate through a quiet mind, you must take yourself to that place where this Silent Strength can make…[more]

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Spirituality

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

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Twelve Secrets to Living Stress Free

Real secrets for stress-free living. The answers really do exist!

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7 Ways to Make Nothing Out of Fear

Here are seven separate Higher Facts about the proof and the possibility of the Fearless Life.

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Advanced Studies in Ending the Ache of Ambition

Understand True success by seeing the punishment in ambition and desire.

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Let Go and Know Peace

Discover an altogether new kind of peace in your life as you learn to let go.

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Expanding Our Understanding of the Nature of Truth

Expanding Our Understanding of the Nature of Truth

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The Sound of Truth

Listen for God's Voice and Know Freedom

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How to Defeat What's Defeating You

How To Defeat What's Defeating you

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Forty Ways To Determine Your Level of Inner Freedom

Learn about your individual level of inner freedom.

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Flow With The Present Moment  Into The Fullness Of The Free Mind

You need never suffer again.

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Finding Perfect Freedom

Find Real Freedom through love.

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Jump In

Life will fill whatever you empty. Be hollow. Let the winds of change play you instead of punish you.

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The Secret One

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

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Merciful

Be Relieved of the Burden of Being Me

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Let the Following Higher Hints Help You to Choose In Favor of Your True Self

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

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Insights & Instructions Along the Timeless Path of Self-Knowing

While experience may serve as the path to self-knowledge, still it remains the lesser half of the path to self knowing.

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Free Yourself by Seeing Yourself: 9 Ways to Heal the Hidden Hurting in You

Heal the hurting in you.

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Let Nothingness Happen

Allowing nothingness its life slays both the illusion of emptiness and the self so fearful of it.

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Care Of The Soul

Within solitude and silence should we weigh those matters concerning the care of our soul.

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Away the Shores of Your Soul

Don't Settle for a Stream When the Ocean Belongs to You