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What are we actually talking about when we speak of letting go? After all, no one wants to let go of something that has proven itself to be satisfying! Whatever it is that we wish to let go of must […]

Question: What is the difference between useless sentimentality and emotions that have a legitimate place in our lives? Answer: Useless sentimentality is easily recognized, just like a fruitcake, by its unnatural weight. Higher emotions are not only more palatable, but […]

Who hasn’t crashed into that dreaded moment when we realize that someone we love has had a change of heart toward us? Suddenly we see, perhaps for the first time, how painfully dependent we’d become upon his or her company […]

In this life there is no greater prize than one’s ability to be in full possession of oneself, regardless of circumstance; neither is there any task with so great a personal price. . . www.YourImmortalSelf.com

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how anything that is authentically new in life is the fulfillment of a pattern, which then creates a new pattern, which itself is then intended to be transformed into something new. It […]

The trees take in sunlight, transforming its vibrant energy into flowers that become fruits, giving rise to slow-spreading root systems that anchor both tree and soil, and growing leaves that shade the ground below for any creature seeking respite there […]

If you want to know your true and proper place in the great story of life, you must learn to read your own heart… for within it, line after line, is written all there is to know.

No oak became mighty in a moment, No mountain towered overnight; True greatness flowers in the soul By long exposure to God’s light.

Your possibilities in this life for interior growth are as unlimited as is your willingness to consciously meet your limitations. . .

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how all true teachings exist to help us reveal and transcend the present state of darkness that we live in, not to punish us for it.