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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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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 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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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.

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]