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March 2016 Archives

Guy Finley explains that setting intentions and working on spiritual exercises helps you to see parts of yourself that you’re currently unconscious to and have no authority over — and it is seeing that disparity that begins to bring those […]

What drives us mad isn’t the opposing actions of life or the erratic behavior of someone close to us. The source of our craziness is an inside job. Our mind is divided; it is a house set against itself in […]

We are all familiar with the general laws that govern our physical well-being: eat healthy foods, exercise both mind and body, and avoid toxic people and places whenever possible. Adhere to these simple laws and be relatively free from suffering; […]

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about why nothing is more valuable than true self-knowledge.

The dark and painful pretense of human arrogance exists only as it does because of how distanced we’ve become from the immense, divine mystery of our own being. The more we awaken to the depth of this mystery, the more […]

In this podcast, Guy Finley reveals two incredibly powerful words that can help any sincere heart wake up to God’s Life.

The false self, ever pursuing or struggling to protect the dream of its imagined sense of importance, doesn’t care how it sabotages itself or victimizes others. All that matters to this divided self is that it find a way to […]

True respect for oneself must include the presence of a humility that tempers the temptation inherent in all forms of self-evaluation; otherwise, what we call respect for ourselves is really just a form of secret self-admiration: a false, fearful state […]

Humility is the crowning of the soul. Much as a wildflower blooms after the touch of summer sun, only the heart opened to humility can be transfigured into an instrument of love. And this love born of true humility is […]

Whoever doesn’t know himself unwillingly suffers for the sake of ignorance. Whoever works to know himself agrees to suffer for the sake of wisdom. Whoever becomes wise slays the suffering born of ignorance. And whoever transcends the suffering born of […]