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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

February 2013 Archives

(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 […]

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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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