Guy Finley Insight Timer Talk Archive

1/28/23 Four Prayers to Invite a Peace that Passes All Understanding

Key Lesson: If we will refuse to fill unwanted moments with what we imagine we must have – or do – to feel secure and free, we will soon witness those same dark moments being filled with the fearless Light of an unimaginable Life.
The Four Prayers: 1. Ruthless Self-Honesty 2. Face Fears Fearlessly 3. Stop Talking to Yourself 4. Refuse to Console Yourself
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1/14/23 This Discovery Stops Painful Self-Judgment on the Spot (Note: We weren't able to get a recording for this talk)

Key Lesson: Until we understand that the revelation of some undesirable quality in our consciousness is not an accusation, but a Divine invitation to realize and transcend that unconscious character...we will continue clinging to the false belief that judging ourselves proves we are superior to what we judge.
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1/7/23 The Freedom to Face ANY Fear

Key Lesson: Allowing any part of (your) self to act in such a way as to deny you a new awareness of yourself – whatever its quality – is the same as refusing your right to realize the limitless depth and breadth of your True Self.
Special Writing: Real strength is not the power to overcome, rather it is born of an awakening relationship with a new order of understanding: a higher awareness that allows us to not only transcend fear, but to literally transform it into the realization of another order of freedom...One that can only be increased, and that cannot be decreased.
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12/31/22 Take the First Step Toward a True New Start in Life

Key Lesson: Before we can hope to realize a true, new beginning in this life, we must agree to bring about a true, new end to all that we have been before.
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12/24/22 Invite Perfect Love to Teach You How to Love Perfectly

Key Lesson: Spiritually speaking – as a required agreement essential in facilitating one’s rebirth – one must learn how to be at peace with (consciously) suffering the presence of a false sense of self that can never know the peace it seeks.
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12/17/22 Replace Painful Judgement of Others with Perfect Compassion

Key Lesson: The Divine first intervenes in our unconscious identification with useless suffering by the advent of an interior Light that reveals a shocking truth: most of the familiar solutions we rely on to free us from our suffering...are secretly complicit in its continuation.
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12/10/22 New Wisdom to Transcend Old Painful Thoughts and Feelings

Key Lesson: The Truth is magical: it transforms all who embrace it.
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12/3/22 How to Drop the Dead Weight of Any Past Pain

Key Lesson: Stop struggling to escape the pain of the past; it can't be done. Why? Because it is the dark creation of an unconscious nature intent on remembering, and then reliving what it always claims it would give anything to forget.
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11/26/22 Learn to Relax and Realize Self-Liberation

Key Lesson: Our suffering isn't because of the unwanted moments we meet along the Way; over such things we have no say. Whereas peace of mind is the realization that all things created have their own time and place and, when allowed to fulfill their given purpose, will move on without any struggle on our part.
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11/19/22 Life Can’t Be Any Newer than We Are Willing to Be

Key Lesson: The solution to escaping our dissatisfaction with life is unimaginable, because there’s only one way beyond it: we must stop imagining that if we just keep reliving the same old hopes and dreams – walking the same old lines through time – then somehow, by some miracle, we’ll step into a new life.
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11/12/22 The Power to Rise Above Painful Spiritual Discouragement

Key Lesson: Strive in all things, but especially in your spiritual work, to make your actions continuous. Even a small act of conscious self-work done each and every day is better than a large effort every second moon.
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11/5/22 How to Rise Above Any Form of Feeling Helpless

Key Lesson: Whoever fails to try what his heart would have him do -- because his mind tells him, "This you cannot do" -- fails to hear the ever-present Voice of Heaven forever shouting to all those who will dare enter the unknown: "No sincere effort ever goes without reward."
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10/29/22 Use the Divine Law of Attraction to Rise Above Yourself

Key Lesson: No matter how it appears – even in the midst of some unwanted moment – life is never falling apart, never falling down on you. In truth, real Life is always falling into place in order to show you the entrance to the next level of your own spiritual possibilities.
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10/22/22 Solving the Great Mystery of Self-Completion

Key Lesson: The great illusion of humanity — that drives all forms of desperation — is that we are somehow incomplete. We are not incomplete any more than is a rosebud about to flower, or an acorn yet become the Oak. We are simply unfinished, where the wise know to await the finishing touch of the Divine.
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10/15/22 Practice These 3 Words and Rise Above Any Worry and Doubt

Key Lesson: Resisting the revelation of any personal limitation...is like resenting the ocean because you never learned how to swim!
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10/8/2022 A Simple Prayer to Transform Dark Moments into Divine Light

Key Lesson: No false belief will ever die by itself, and yet...it will, and does go on living by itself.
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10/1/22 Discover Your Part in the Perfect Plan for Fearless Living

Key Lesson: Any plan born of desire soon expires both itself, as well as the fulfillment it promised to those who seek it, as imagined. On the other hand, those who follow what they love are continually enriched, especially as they realize that the flawless author and guide of their journey...is Love itself.
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9/24/22 The Power to Stop and Drop Any Painful Negative Reaction

Key Lesson: Without something to oppose it, what is any painful negative reaction...other than a temporary wind looking for a sail, a conflict passing through an unconscious mind that – if left alone – has no choice but to blow itself out, and return to its native emptiness.
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9/17/22 Wake up and Shake Off the Fear of Making a Mistake

Key Lesson: It's impossible to protect a fear and hope to free ourselves from it at the same time.
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9/10/22 Your Divine Right to Rise Above Any Fear

Key Lesson: Only by coming to know the Divine purpose of each moment in our life can we hope to play our part in the fulfillment of the purpose of Life itself...the only relationship in which there can be a fearless, unshakable peace.
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9/3/22 Shatter the Chains of Painful Addictions with a Single Blow

Key Lesson: If thoughts are cheap, and negative states are a dime a dozen, then what does that tell us about any part of us that likes spending its time identifying with them?
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8/27/22 The Awakening of True Human Compassion Starts Here

Key Lesson: True compassion ­– a patience that never punishes – is our yet realized right to “love our neighbor as ourself.” But this Grace belongs only to those who have seen – and who dare to remember – this one great Truth in a time of trial with those who trouble us: there is no separate self.
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8/20/22 A Crucial Lesson in Letting Go of Negative Reactions

Key Lesson: All unhappy reactions have an allotted time of life, and will pass away…but only as we learn to pass on identifying with their painful presence within us.
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8/13/22 The Love We Give Is the Love We Get

Key Lesson: There is what we are given to do by this world, whatever those responsibilities may be; and then there is our right ­­– in any moment we remember to do so – to give ourselves to what we love. To remember this truth, and do the work to actualize it, is to discover that love has already set us free.
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8/6/22 Discover the Unimaginable Treasure Hidden in Your True Self

Key Lesson: Attending to, completing what the present moment asks of you is the business of Real Life. In the silence of this relationship is revealed and received, at once, a faith no fear can shake, an innocence no temptation can break, and a freedom that no unwanted moment in life can ever take from you.
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7/30/22 Wake Up and Stop Giving Life to the Fear that’s Killing You

Key Lesson: Don't wish for freedom; choose it. Start by challenging the false notion that, of itself, fear has any real power. It does not. Deliberately defy the painful presence of any fearful thought or feeling that, left unexamined, makes you a prisoner of its dark domain.
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7/23/22 How to Unplug Yourself from Any Painful Moment

Key Lesson: The problem is you don't live in the world that you think you do; on the other hand, the problem is...you live in the world you think you do.
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7/16/22 The One True Direction to Go in When the Going Gets Tough

Key Lesson: The Divine always has our back...as long as we agree to face in the Light direction.
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7/9/22 Drink from the Fountain of Truth and Discover Endless Youth

Key Lesson: We can console ourselves by explaining our pain to ourselves, or we can dig in and do the work of consciously exploring it. One of these two actions produces “fool’s gold,” while the other enriches the soul...even as it leads it to liberation. Choose wisely!
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7/2/22 Unchain Your Mind and Be Set Free

Key Lesson: Real life never stops starting over; but, before we can enter into its ceaseless flow and realize its perfect freedom, we must agree to let go of our identification with any past attachments that create a present sense of self.
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6/25/22 How to Let Go and Flow Through Any Unwanted Moment

Key Lesson: No oak became mighty in a moment, no mountain towered overnight; true greatness flowers in the soul by long exposure to Divine light.
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6/18/22 Start Making Every Moment of Your Life Meaningful

Key Lesson: Nothing in Real Life actually works against us...other than when our sleeping mind starts resisting its own imagined conclusions.
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6/11/22 Liberate Yourself with this Simple 2 Word Practice

Key Lesson: Our greatest gift in life is found in our God-given right to so completely understand any unwanted moment – including whatever painful, or otherwise conflicted character it may bring up within us – as to be set completely free of any concern over it, or about ourselves.
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6/4/22 Cultivate the 4 Cornerstones of Higher Consciousness

Key Lesson: A sure sign that one is beginning to awaken, clearing away the veils that mask the entrance into the Kingdom of Heaven, is that – increasingly - one longs for the taste of Real Life...more than one hungers for still more individual life experiences.
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5/28/22 The First Three Steps On the Stairway to Heaven

Key Lesson: Before we can stop making circles in time – repeating and reliving a life that long ago lost its glow – we must catch the sleeping mind as it spins another dream of a better time to come and choose, instead, to enter the Light within us...whose Life is already right, bright and whole.
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5/21/22 4 Simple Practices in Patience to Perfect the Soul

Key Lesson: Patient persistence in any labor, coupled with persistent patience in that effort, serves not only to perfect that task at hand, but also works in tandem to perfect the hand that undertakes the task.
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5/14/22 5 Heavenly Friends to Help You Reach New Spiritual Heights

Key Lesson: We have no greater Friend in life than the small part of us that loves what is True. The more we work to honor this relationship, and recognize our responsibility to help strengthen it, the more confidently we’re able to call on it...as it proves, time and time again, the value of our love for it.
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5/7/22 Uncover the Secret Good Hidden in Any Stressful Moment

Key Lesson: Falling into some form of stress or anxiety in the face of any unwanted situation is nothing more than our failure to realize the following truth: these moments are made for us...that we might realize our only real limitation in life is what we have yet to understand about our True Self.
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4/30/22 5 Spiritual Principles to Outgrow Painful Self-Limitation

Key Lesson: In many ways, true blessings often come disguised as the worst moments; and yet, those who are patient enough to live in the presence of what seems to be a loss, or painful limitation of some kind, will soon see that temporary mask fall away, and see before them an impossibly kind and just face.
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