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It’s often said that ‘silence is golden.’ But very few people on earth understand why this is so, let alone the immense possibilities this idea holds for the sincere spiritual seeker. In this short talk Guy Finley reveals the extraordinary […]

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Waiting on God, the practice of ceaseless prayer, working at quiet mindfulness: none of these measures preclude being active in life; what is required of us is that our first action is stillness, followed by  the willingness to receive whatever […]

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Question: My main goal in life is to be as happy as possible. What would be the one thing I could do over and over again everyday to achieve this goal? Answer: Start every morning being as quiet as you […]

Our every action is a prayer, for our deeds are seeds and by them we plant the world we will walk through tomorrow.

Guy Finley explains that everything you need to succeed and to change the kind of human being you are is already provided for you.

Achievements in and of themselves change little in us…they amount to little more than a merit badge that tarnishes in time; rather it is the suffering we consciously endure in the name of love that helps to perfect and transform […]

Any achievement that doesn’t serve to liberate us from the level of self that measures itself by its successes is only a part of a prison yet to be realized.

Wise persistence always pays the one who serves it at least once, but usually twice. The first payoff — and the most valuable — is the realization that “walls” are immaterial apart from the resistance that lends them their temporary […]