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Whenever you feel pressed in by life, it’s because you are pushing. Don’t push. It doesn’t work. Do something different. Try changing places in the moment with yourself by daring to step out of that self that’s insisting you change […]

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Your true nature does not feel any compulsion to compare itself to anything. In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why any attempt to find an identity through comparison will always leave you feeling incomplete. Click here to listen to […]

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Question: Do you have any suggestions for making use of idle time such as waiting in lines, traffic, doctor offices, etc.? Answer: Any time we feel ourselves getting bored or “up tight” because we feel our time is being wasted, […]

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The weight of any kind of fear, weariness, or worry is the negative by-product of your own past as it inserts, and then asserts itself upon the light of peace that is the present moment. *** To allow God’s will […]

Most of us must go to work every day and perform repetitive tasks that are rarely of our choosing. And when these unwanted routines run — as they do — it isn’t long before our growing resistance to them leaves […]

Before we can hope to change the way we speak to others, and the tones with which our words are spoken — that we might express more patience and consideration for those around us — we must first become mindful […]

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about a new action we can take to find freedom from negative states. Click here to listen to this podcast “Six Words to Help You Drop Any Dark State”

The only power any illusion has over us is our unconscious belief in it… which makes our task clear: we must work (within ourselves) to uncover those parts of our present nature that want us to see what is false […]

Genuine spiritual happiness and strength dawns within us once we realize that passing dark clouds are as powerless to dim the sun in the sky, as is morning dew to diminish the color of new spring flowers.

Question: Why does it feel so good to give in to depression? And why is it so hard to see the truth that wallowing in sadness in fact does us no good? Answer: We value negative states because of the […]