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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

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(Audio) The Gift of Meditation

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley explores the true meaning and purpose of meditation, and explains why it is the most natural and practical thing you can do for yourself. Click here to listen to “The Gift of Meditation”

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The Gift of Meditation (Part 3)

posted by Guy Finley

If you wish to experience the wholeness of a meditative moment, just work as best you can to gain your attention. When you can bring your attention home and keep it focused within yourself, it acts as a kind of […]

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The Gift of Meditation (Part 2)

posted by Guy Finley

The day will come when you will understand that if you’re just present to your own body during meditation, you need do nothing more. The catch is that you must first realize that your previous efforts have just interfered with […]

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The Gift of Meditation (Part 1)

posted by Guy Finley

When you go outside on a beautiful day, do you step into the sunlight and try to enjoy the warmth, or isn’t the enjoyment inherent in the experience? Similarly, when you see a falcon fly amongst the trees, land, shake […]

Sharing What We Have in Common

posted by Guy Finley

Question: It’s said that when you help others, you’re actually helping yourself. Can you explain why that’s true? Answer: We share an uncommon possibility as human beings, but the uncommon possibility that we share comes from the fact that we […]

Forgive and Forget, or Live in Regret

posted by Guy Finley

In this life . . . we are unable to forget whatever remains unforgiven. So, if we won’t let go of some pain — whose time has now past — then who is to blame for the weight of this […]

A New Understanding About Forgiveness

posted by Guy Finley

Life is trying to reach us and teach us, through our experience of it, that we need new and true answers. These higher answers serve as a special kind of personal shelter that effortlessly keeps out what is harmful and […]

The Strength of True Nobility

posted by Guy Finley

True nobility is not a question of birth right or social rank; it is the native estate of each soul that, upon awakening to its divine inheritance, knows the strength of these twin truths without having to think about them: […]

The Easily Offended is the Self Most Defended

posted by Guy Finley

Key Lesson: The smaller the self, the bigger the sense of offense it takes whenever anyone steps up to challenge one of its precious self-images. Realize Real Self-Command There is a very surprising reason why we tend to suffer over […]

Reach for a New Order of Consciousness

posted by Guy Finley

In the encounter of any opposing force there always exists the equal opportunity to use this moment of conflict to reach for and realize a new order of consciousness, one whose nature is free of this struggle.

(Audio) The Cost of Freedom

posted by Guy Finley

Listen closely because this could be what you have been waiting to hear your whole life! In this extraordinary podcast, Guy Finley talks about what a person must understand in order to find real freedom, shatter the illusion of limitation, […]

Stop Listening to the Voices that Say to Give Up

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I have tried to sit and go quiet to practice self-observation, but my thoughts scream at me that I should give up this worthless, unproductive practice! Answer: Pay no attention to what your own thoughts and feelings are trying […]

Start Making Real Changes

posted by Guy Finley

Have you ever tried to make a change and then heard this voice in your head? “Why does it have to hurt?” Maybe some form of an addiction – drugs, alcohol, food – has begun to compromise not only your […]

Authentic Inner Change

posted by Guy Finley

If our spiritual aim in life is authentic inner change, then we must know two facts.  First, any measure of true self-change is the positive effect of one having paid the price to realize some new degree of self-wholeness… Which […]

Don’t Wish Upon a Star Without Reaching for It!

posted by Guy Finley

Until we can hold in our mind the deepest wish of our heart, our own inattention only serves to actualize a string of fleeting desires whose power to please passes as surely does the setting sun bring on the chill […]

(Audio) Stop Missing Life’s Most Important Moments

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the importance of applying and integrating the spiritual knowledge we have learned into our everyday lives. Click here to listen to “Stop Missing Life’s Most Important Moments”

Finding What You Really Want From Life

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I know something great waits for me somewhere, but I haven’t a clue what it is or how to actualize it. How do I find what I really want from this life? Answer: In the East there is an […]

The Real Cost of Awakening

posted by Guy Finley

The wish to remember the truth of oneself – to put God first – is meaningless without our willingness to actualize that wish before all else, regardless of its cost.

The Right Wish for Realizing Spiritual Potential

posted by Guy Finley

True spiritual self-development does not mean struggling to improve the self but rather to transcend its limited levels through self-observation. The task is not to become something new, but to see through the parts of ourselves that stand between us […]

Starting Over is Always Possible

posted by Guy Finley

Too often it happens that some people lose their interest in self-study. They give up on their inner work because they don’t see the immediate results hoped for. If anything, in their growing awareness of what has always been their […]

(Audio) Receiving What’s True Begins with Giving Yourself to Truth

posted by Guy Finley

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how our experience of life is directly connected to our understanding of the immutable spiritual laws that govern all things. Click here to listen to “Receiving What’s True Begins with Giving Yourself to […]

How to Achieve Your Heart’s Desire

posted by Guy Finley

If our heart longs to see a shooting star, that day will come when we’ll see one blaze across the heavens. If we keep looking for physical gold, by panning a stream or breaking through rock, chances are our search […]

Discover More About Yourself

posted by Guy Finley

Although self-study may include reading certain inner life books or listening to lectures on self-transformation, these materials, as encouraging and informative as they may be, are really only preparational tools; they have their place. After all, if you were going […]

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Your Safety and Secret Strength
Of this you may be assured: There is a struggle for your Heart between powers in places High and low. Your safety and secret strength in this contest is that neither kingdom can claim this coveted Gift (of yours) without you willing it so. ...

posted 3:00:56am Jul. 27, 2015 | read full post »

The Power to Change
The power to change our past only becomes a possibility for us as we awaken to find ourselves no longer able to make any excuses for what we have been, or for being what we are in the present moment...   ...

posted 3:00:38am Jul. 24, 2015 | read full post »

(Video) The Reconciliation Between Self-Condemnation and Excuse
Guy Finley reveals that we never suspect that the part within that wants to condemn us is the same as that which excuses what we did. Observe these two sides together and a powerful third force is awakened. This awareness holds the opposites. ...

posted 3:00:21am Jul. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Stop Making Excuses and Start Being Free
The only thing the excuses we make for ourselves actually do is to increase our dependency on them. ...

posted 3:00:48am Jul. 22, 2015 | read full post »

A Friendly Fact About Ending Unhappiness
The longer we go on making excuses for the way we are, the shorter grows the amount of time between the events that compel us to devise them. ...

posted 3:00:35am Jul. 21, 2015 | read full post »

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