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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

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(Audio) Learn to Love This Labor Called Life

posted by Guy Finley

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how a truly fearless and happy human being is one who understands that our lives are not meant to be spent serving only ourselves. Click here to listen to “Learn to Love This […]

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A New Response to Stressful Situations

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Is there a way to help someone deal with the pressure they feel in stressful situations… such as test taking? Answer: Learn the difference between doing what is in your power versus struggling against what is not. In this […]

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Stop Stressing and Increase Your Productivity

posted by Guy Finley

See through this trick and triple your productivity:  Those stressed parts of us always asking us how will we get everything done that needs to be done, especially when there is so much to do, are themselves incapable of doing […]

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Letting Go Into the Power Flow

posted by Guy Finley

In the early 1900s, before the age of superhighways, supermarkets, and the giant food manufacturers, things were very different, better in many ways. Small family farmers used to truck or cart each season’s harvest to a small centralized buyers’ market […]

Stop Squeezing Yourself Into a Stressful State!

posted by Guy Finley

Getting tense and all stressed out for fear you won’t finish some task “on time” makes sense only to a mind that believes squeezing the bud of a flower will make it bloom faster!

The True Way to Answer the Day

posted by Guy Finley

Throw yourself into what the day asks of you, and let no thoughts of uncertainty delay your departure. For the only true way to answer the day is to sail into it, despite contrary winds, and let whatever unfolds teach […]

(Audio) For Anyone Who Has Ever Felt Like There’s No Hope

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about our common need for a higher kind of love that releases us from feelings of fear, doubt and hopelessness. Click here to listen to “For Anyone Who Has Ever Felt Like There’s […]

Stepping into the Unknown

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I am taking the biggest risk of my life and am about to leave a longstanding job for a new home-business opportunity. There is quite a bit of fear in leaving the safety of the known for the unknown. […]

The Flowering of Talent

posted by Guy Finley

Question: My mom was a very talented professional singer. My daughter has the most beautiful voice I have ever heard and singing is as natural as breathing to her! She is embarking upon a life of medical service but I’m […]

Finding What You Love to Do

posted by Guy Finley

The beauty of Love is that She is already within everything; which means that there is nothing that we are drawn to know by Love’s invitation that won’t grant us for our journey itself the gift of a greater relationship […]

The Greatest Accomplishment of All

posted by Guy Finley

The only truly worthwhile “accomplishment” — the one action that stands the test of passing time — is the interior work we do that allows God to accomplish His task in our soul.

Real Success in Life

posted by Guy Finley

Freedom follows the discovery that whatever it is within us that compels us to achieve can never itself be made content by achievement. *** Real Success in life is not determined by measuring up to some pre-set social standard of […]

Beyond Victory and Defeat

posted by Guy Finley

Until our “defeats” in life are seen as being as valuable as our victories, then our moments in the sun must bring with them shadows yet to fall, taking us with them when they do. *** The victories, the defeats […]

Be a Real Winner

posted by Guy Finley

If “winning” in life was only relative to achieving one’s desire through reaching some pre-determined end, then washing machines would cheer for themselves as they approach the rinse cycle. *** When we realize, at last, that there is no place […]

Refrain from Reacting in Alarm

posted by Guy Finley

You teach others (and yourself) when you do not react in alarm to some potentially frightening news or event. The people around you receive the lesson that those events, of themselves, have not the power to make or break the […]

(Audio) Learn to Act or Be Acted Upon

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, 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 take. Click here to listen to “Learn to Act […]

Stop Giving Yourself to Negative States

posted by Guy Finley

Question: How do we feel or acknowledge a negative state without giving ourselves over to it? When it is present, how can we not be affected by it? Answer: There’s an old Chinese saying, “The birds of sadness may fly […]

Tough Love for a Troublesome Teen

posted by Guy Finley

Question: My 15-year old stepson purposely causes trouble when he comes to visit. He has colored hair and chains around his neck connected by small locks. He smokes, and speaks in a stream of four-letter words. He says he hates […]

The Gift of Calm Detachment

posted by Guy Finley

Question: How can you stay peaceful when you are with people whose lives are really in distress, especially when they are close to you? Answer: You must ask yourself a different question. I’d suggest the following: What could be more […]

What Makes a Master

posted by Guy Finley

What makes someone a master is not that he or she possesses some unattainable skill, but that these individuals have first realized the existence of, and then made contact with, a world above them that wants to pour its more […]

Being the Best You Can Possibly Be

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I play a difficult musical instrument to master, but I have a wonderful teacher, known all over the world. He has corrected me many times, and yet as I continue to practice, these supposed corrections still come out wrong… […]

Your True Responsibility for Success

posted by Guy Finley

You cannot make tomorrow into anything brighter or better than your potential to be present to yourself in the moment — present to any fears that are trying to convince you to take actions about tomorrow. If you plant a […]

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(Audio) Uncover the Unstoppable Goodness in Your Soul
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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 ...

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