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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

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Act on Love

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I once had a radical experience with my inner life. I got to a point where I knew something had to change. I told God that I was going to trust Him (whatever that meant, because I had no […]

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Stop Walking Away From Unwanted Moments

posted by Guy Finley

Learn the hard lessons and watch your life become easier… Conditions reveal our character, just as our character helps to create the conditions that reveal it in turn. This means that struggling to change some unwanted condition without first addressing […]

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Helping Others See the Truth of Their Higher Possibilities

posted by Guy Finley

At the secret heart of every relationship we’re drawn into is the fact that we are brought into that relationship for the purpose of discovering ourselves. That man, that woman, that career, that possibility stands as a mirror in which […]

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Learn the Secret Ways of the Wise

posted by Guy Finley

Some come upon the truth of things only once they’ve run aground on the reefs of remorse; others long for anchorage in what endures only after the winds of fortune slack off, leaving their sails full of emptiness. But the […]

(Audio) Learn to Wait on the Divine

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we can learn to use every moment to reach for what our heart of hearts longs for. Click here to listen to “Learn to Wait on the Divine”

True Repentance

posted by Guy Finley

Question: What about the idea of repentance? On one hand, being repentant for ourselves — as certain old religious teachings say we should be — seems as much a part of being self-punishing as is just “cutting loose,” going wild, […]

The Three Keys to Complete Self-Command (Part 2)

posted by Guy Finley

Every time life brings a blow, the first of three keys necessary to unlock that world inside of yourself where there is this true self-command is to use the shake-up to wake up. Here’s the shake-up. Something happened. And in […]

The Three Keys to Complete Self-Command (Part 1)

posted by Guy Finley

What is the value of being in command of our own life? Is it because people will acknowledge us as being some kind of strong, right, true person? Is there value in people looking at us and saying flattering things? […]

Sacrifice Yourself for Love

posted by Guy Finley

Real life is perfect balance. And we each get from this life exactly what we give to it… no more, no less. This is a cardinal rule, although it’s widely rejected by the masses that refuse to see where they’re […]

(Audio) A Story About True Love

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, 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. Click here to listen to “A Story About True Love”

Reminded of You

posted by Guy Finley

There’s no way I could’ve known: Every love in my life… Every light through the trees, Every song in my heart, Every field in a breeze; Everything bright and beautiful, Kind, noble, or true, Is there… To remind me of […]

For Love to Last

posted by Guy Finley

Don’t try to please each other, for each of you has constantly changing pleasures. Instead, strive to please love, and in this you will please what is capable of being loved in each other. This understanding alone nourishes your love, […]

Using Your Relationships to Realize Real Life

posted by Guy Finley

It is within relationships that we grow as individuals in everything valuable, because it is through them that we become stronger and wiser, allowing us to realize a love that transcends our unseen self-limiting self-interests. Yet, even though we may […]

Gain New Strength Every Day

posted by Guy Finley

If, each day, you will use the strength you have been given — to do what life asks of you — not only will you grow stronger every day, but you will also witness an increasing willingness to embrace those […]

(Audio) Go Beyond the World of Positive and Negative Forces

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley reveals how individuals can cease being distressed by the ups-and-downs of life by becoming aware of the opposites in action. Click here to listen to “Go Beyond the World of Positive and Negative Forces”

Change the World Around You by Awakening to the World Within You

posted by Guy Finley

Question: You seem to make few comments regarding political action or defense from immediate physical threats. The message seems to be that resistance or effort to promote a change in a perceived problem is counter-productive and only prolongs the issue. […]

Stop Looking for Good Reasons to Feel Bad!

posted by Guy Finley

Of this . . . you may be certain: any time you go looking for a reason why you feel so sad, mad, or miserable, you can be sure you’ll find what you’re looking for! *** Any lingering sense of […]

The Whole Story of Beginnings and Endings

posted by Guy Finley

Yes: “all good things must come to an end” — but this is only half the story: it’s equally true that what is Good in life is always beginning.

Welcome Every Moment

posted by Guy Finley

If we could only remember in those unwanted moments – when we see where we have been wrong in life – that this vision is granted us because we have just been visited by some new light by which to […]

(Audio) Find Higher Happiness Beyond Sickness or Health

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why we need not resist, reject, nor fear what the light shows us about ourselves. Click here to listen to “Find Higher Happiness Beyond Sickness or Health”

Life is Not Hard on Us

posted by Guy Finley

What is hard on us is not life itself, but the hardened way in which we tend to think towards it; so that it is nothing other than our own thoughts that turn naturally passing moments into unyielding tablets of […]

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Anchor Yourself in the Truth that Sets You Free
Hidden within and behind all that you see changing around you dwells a timeless, changeless order of being; our eyes but half-seeing, we perceive only the outline of life, and not what truly Lives... ...

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(Audio) 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. [audio ...

posted 12:00:18pm Sep. 03, 2015 | read full post »

The Patience to Possess Your Soul
All creations are subject to the laws that govern and maintain the greater cycles of life. Active gives way to passive, passive heralds a return to activity; all must be reconciled and then start again. Learning to observe, recognize, and ...

posted 12:00:17pm Sep. 02, 2015 | read full post »

The Seed of Celestial Possibility
All that is moves through and expresses itself in cycles. Think of the seasons: each spring there is a stirring, the promise of a birth yet to come; we see, revealed before us, the appearance of possibilities that were formerly at rest. The ...

posted 12:00:10pm Sep. 01, 2015 | read full post »

The Path to the Indwelling Divine
Whenever we place any form of mental or physical consolation—be this food, friends, religious icons, some foolish purchase—ahead of our need to realize the indwelling Divine, we may be assured of the following result: the only thing that ...

posted 12:00:51pm Aug. 31, 2015 | read full post »

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