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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

April 2012 Archives

The Practice of Ceaseless Prayer

posted by Guy Finley

Waiting on God, the practice of ceaseless prayer, working at quiet mindfulness: none of these measures preclude being active in life; what is required of us is that our first action is stillness, followed by willingness to receive whatever we […]

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The True Meaning of Giving

posted by Guy Finley

Count all those many things you have ever given to yourself, and then ask: “What real meaning have they today?” Then reflect a moment on those things of meaning you gave to others at a cost to yourself. By such […]

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(Audio) Release Yourself From the Insensitive Self

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about an uncommon kind of sensitivity that is required of the sincere spiritual aspirant who wishes to know a freedom that cannot be assailed by any darkness. Click here to listen to “Release […]

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Keeping Our Attention in a Busy World

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I know that one is supposed to work to keep their attention wherever they are, but I live and work in New York City where the atmosphere is so dense and dynamic that you will encounter many impressions from […]

Leave Any Troubled Thought Right Where You Find It

posted by Guy Finley

At one time I lived in a beautiful part of California called Ojai. The upper Ojai Valley is filled with huge walnut and oak trees that stand out against a backdrop of scrub and high chaparral. The seasons are marked […]

The Hidden Worlds in a Spring Flower

posted by Guy Finley

Look closely… and you can see that every spring flower hides within it worlds within worlds. But, as we are now, we see only small and mean objects; we walk through separate worlds seen as either stepping-stones or boulders in […]

The Hidden Power of the Heart

posted by Guy Finley

There are so many wonderful mysteries not only in this world through which we journey but also right within each of us! For instance, did you know that the distance from your heart to your toes is, proportionally, approximately the […]

(Audio) Nothing Flowers Without Light

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why it is so important to stand in the real light of awareness and become truly conscious of the parts of ourselves that supply an artificial light. Click here to listen to “Nothing […]

End the Endless Search for What Your Heart Seeks

posted by Guy Finley

Most of us try to take from life as much as we can… struggling, in vain, to end a longing that never fails to prove itself endless. To see the truth of this is painful, but it’s also the only […]

A Burden Made Lighter

posted by Guy Finley

Any burden shared isn’t just half the burden — but a burden made lighter for all who agree to carry it; the unthinkable truth is that if everyone agreed to carry just a little more, everyone would carry a little […]

We are Created to Transform the World

posted by Guy Finley

Question: It’s obvious that the world is descending into further darkness… so do we, as individuals, have the power to turn it around? Answer: Darkness serves a purpose in this world, and the purpose that it serves is for it […]

Open the Lines of Heaven

posted by Guy Finley

The realization that you are never alone — except by the choice of something in you that prefers the pressure of isolation over the contentment of Higher Communication — opens the lines of Heaven within you. *** Heaven is not […]

(Audio) Learn to Be the Light of This World

posted by Guy Finley

In this extraordinary short talk, Guy Finley talks about how each and every small act of doing what we know is true, no matter what the cost, changes the entire world. Click here to listen to “Learn to Be the […]

The Place of Peace

posted by Guy Finley

True Peace is not a time to come, any more than the Kingdom of Heaven is a place apart from our own Awakened Conscience. This means that any impatience we feel over what we perceive as prohibiting our peace from […]

Step Onto the Pathless Path

posted by Guy Finley

As the sleeping mind — driven on, as it is by unconscious desires — awakens to see that the only thing thought can do is make circles, it slowly stops seeking. The divine longing of the heart to know unconditional […]

Now Begins the Work

posted by Guy Finley

There can be little as extraordinary as our discovery that we have been “lost” in a world of illusion, wandering and wallowing through the kingdom of thought where — in the vain attempt to prove we know what it means […]

The Secret of Rebirth

posted by Guy Finley

Just as winter yields to the onset of spring, as surely does the moon submit to the sun, so too are we created to give ourselves to that Greater Life that alone can make us evergreen and fill us with […]

The Life and Death of Christ

posted by Guy Finley

There is only one way, and one way only that any of us will ever know the real meaning of Christ’s life, and that is… to share in his death; this means we must give up what he gave up […]

(Audio) Christ’s Life as a Lesson in Living Fully

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how true fulfillment is connected to using our life for the purpose that it was given to us. Click here to listen to Part 1 of “Christ’s Life as a Lesson in […]

The Right Road

posted by Guy Finley

Within each discovery, by each revelation of the reality underlying our present level of self, we are brought to a crossroads on our journey to the Kingdom of Truth. The road on the left, of resistance to what is revealed, […]

Stop Letting Dark States Pull You Down!

posted by Guy Finley

Real life can no more act to pull us down than does the rising sun burden the spring flowers that wait to bathe in its nourishing light. *** Never believe in any negative thought or feeling that would have you […]

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The Secret Invitation in Negative States
Learn to see and to use the presence of any psychological pain as an invitation to reprioritize your present values. . . ...

posted 12:00:53pm Apr. 17, 2015 | read full post »

(Video) Judgment Day is Not in a Time to Come
Guy explains that every time we are identified with a negative state that is judgment day. We are judged, but not in a punishing sense. We are actually invited to see where we have acted from an imbalanced ...

posted 12:00:54pm Apr. 16, 2015 | read full post »

Authority Over Whatever Punishes You
Whatever we try to go around in ourselves guarantees it will come around again, which is why the things we fear in life and about ourselves always tend to reappear. Here’s the law that governs this relationship: whatever we resist in life ...

posted 12:00:53pm Apr. 15, 2015 | read full post »

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. We may deny this unsettling truth, but when it comes to what we are in relationship with, inwardly ...

posted 12:00:05pm Apr. 14, 2015 | read full post »

Remember Your Eternal Right to Be Free
The main reason we suffer or feel bad about ourselves or our current circumstances isn’t because conditions in our lives have the power to punish us—because they don’t. We suffer only from spiritual amnesia. We’ve forgotten that God, the ...

posted 12:00:24pm Apr. 13, 2015 | read full post »

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