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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

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(Audio) Comes the Snow Before the Spring

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In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how conflict is born in those moments when our expectations about how life ought to unfold meet reality. Click here to listen to “Comes the Snow Before the Spring”

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The First Step to Awakening True Spiritual Strength (Part 2)

posted by Guy Finley

Despising oneself for missing the mark doesn’t prove one could have hit the mark and didn’t. It proves only that the dark nature involved in this kind of pain doesn’t know what the true mark is… else it wouldn’t be […]

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The First Step to Awakening True Spiritual Strength (Part 1)

posted by Guy Finley

The hardest part of the journey along the upward path is the gradual realization that one’s work to awaken is, at best, imperfect. Along the ascending path each footfall serves to echo an unwanted reminder of one’s imperfect actions, imperfect […]

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The Secret of a New Strength

posted by Guy Finley

Seen through the eyes of higher self-knowledge, our weaknesses, whatever their nature, are (each) the secret seed of a new strength unlike anything imagined in our unending dream of overcoming what now defeats us.

Stand in the Light

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(Audio) The Spiritual Compass That Guarantees Success

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how, if our wish is to find true contentment, we must begin to give more and more of our attention to our internal compass and the spiritual home to which it points. […]

The Secret of Living Thought-Free (Part 2)

posted by Guy Finley

Awakening to our own true nature is a process of letting go. This point is a significant one. We don’t set out for what is limitless. Instead we quietly detect and reject those aspects of ourselves whose presence prevents us […]

The Secret of Living Thought-Free (Part 1)

posted by Guy Finley

In the competitive and complex worlds of business and science, imagination is critical to the processes of creativity. It serves a valuable and practical purpose. New developments are created by imagining better ways to improve old technologies. Important developments come […]

A Simple Realization that Leads to Self-Liberation

posted by Guy Finley

If we would examine closely the strands of those unseen webs that seem to catch and hold us captive every day, we would see that they are nothing more than the stuff of our own thoughts — spun off by […]

Choose to Remember the One Love

posted by Guy Finley

To know what you will possess after all that you have loved passes – as it must — look no further than how your “love” passes with the conditions that lend it its life. The foolish love foolishly, and suffer […]

(Audio) Make Room for Real Love in Your Life

posted by Guy Finley

In this podcast by Guy Finley, discover what it really means to love every moment of your life, no matter what it is that you need to do. Click here to listen to “Make Room for Real Love in Your […]

The Role of Guilt, Self-Blame, and Confession

posted by Guy Finley

Question: What is the role of guilt? And what is the role of self-blame for personal wrongs committed? What about confession of sins? Answer: The role of guilt belongs to the self-wrecking parts of one’s self that persist in unconsciously […]

The Need to Know Forgiveness

posted by Guy Finley

The need to be whole, to know God’s love and forgiveness is something seeded into the soul that He places there. Our task is to cultivate the “earth” of ourselves, to do the weeding and watering, and ensure that the […]

Find Love in the Loving

posted by Guy Finley

With all things I can serve Thee, In all things I can find Thee, Through all things I can know Thee, For all things I can love Thee.

The Humiliation that Leads to Salvation

posted by Guy Finley

In difficult moments with others let us remember this truth: it is better to find ourselves lacking the love we need to be kind — and to quietly suffer this humiliation — than it is to act from what is […]

(Audio) Blame Schmame

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how any kind of blame is actually an avoidance of seeing yourself as you actually are in the present moment. Click here to listen to “Blame Schmame”

Just Say “No” to Blaming Others

posted by Guy Finley

A big part of our inner work in all of our relationships involves remembering this key idea: whenever we are not present and properly attentive to ourselves, we may be sure the false self is busy attending to something we’ll […]

Getting Through Guilt and Making Amends

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I’ve said and done some terrible things to people in my life. How do I get through this guilt? Is there a right way to make amends to people I’ve wronged? Answer: Yes. Change yourself. In the long run, […]

Free Yourself from Blame and Bitterness

posted by Guy Finley

Whatever justifies the unconscious suffering inherent in anger, blame, or bitterness is, itself, a part of — in league with — these same negative states. And that’s what we have to see if we ever want to be free of […]

To Know Yourself

posted by Guy Finley

You must linger for a while in a place, or with a person before they will divulge their secrets to you. The same holds true when it comes to realizing the truth of your innermost self; there is nothing as […]

Previous Posts

The Wise Person’s Prayer and Action
The wise person’s prayer and action: that never a single hour, let alone a full day go by wherein not only do you remember your God, but that same moment of recollection do you collect yourself and offer all that you are to Him. ...

posted 12:00:24pm Feb. 12, 2016 | read full post »

(Video) What is True Prayer?
Guy Finley explains that a true, daily prayer naturally formulates in a spiritual aspirant once they clearly see their own weaknesses and realize the necessity for being brought into conscious relationship with higher ...

posted 12:00:22pm Feb. 11, 2016 | read full post »

Doing Your Part in the Divine Plan
Great uncertainty surrounds the whole idea of self-realization. When it comes to the possibility of being in conscious relationship with what is divine—of discovering your immortal Self—what everyone wants to know is “how?” From that ...

posted 12:00:12pm Feb. 10, 2016 | read full post »

Resistance Is Negative Attraction
Tucked into a deep, high remote canyon somewhere in the Himalayan Mountains sits a secret monastery assigned the task of training would-be adepts in the lost science of self-realization. Only those who have studied there or who are allowed to ...

posted 8:16:49pm Feb. 09, 2016 | read full post »

The Binding Force of Resistance
Resistance to unwanted moments seems intelligent; it feels wise to disagree with whatever we perceive as punishing. But this resistance does not separate us from our suffering; instead, it binds us to it. www.YourImmortalSelf.com ...

posted 12:00:17pm Feb. 08, 2016 | read full post »

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