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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

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Stop Enabling and Take Possession of Your Self

posted by Guy Finley

The person who enables another human being believes the only choice they have is to somehow keep that person in line, save that person from themselves — not for the good of the other human being but because the enabler, […]

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Drop the Weight of False Responsibilities

posted by Guy Finley

A lot of what goes wrong on this planet is born of people who feel the weight of false responsibilities. Enabling another human being is a form of a false responsibility. Anyone who lives with someone who abuses them enables […]

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Break the Bad Habit of Bargaining for Love

posted by Guy Finley

We never enable someone else without having first disabled our own Higher Nature that knows better than to bargain for friendship, love — or to just feel “needed” in some way…

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Keys to Real Self-Change

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Resolving to change comes easy, but the will necessary to keep promises to myself soon fizzle. At other times, when life gives me a good blow, change is no longer optional, and resolve becomes quite effortless. How can I […]

(Audio) What Would Happen if Suddenly Everyone in the World Said, “I Love You”

posted by Guy Finley

Guy Finley explains why it would be wise to become highly suspicious of the parts of ourselves that endlessly seek the approval of other people.

Stop Being Washed Away by Negative States

posted by Guy Finley

Most of us have found ourselves washed away, overcome by a flood of punishing thoughts and feelings. Picture a desperate man being swept down a river, grabbing onto whatever comes along, and it’s easy to see how we end up […]

Free Yourself From Temptation

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I have been working with the non-resistant approach to a troubling habit. As I work, it seems that every time temptation attacks, it lasts for shorter durations of time and doesn’t attack as often. Will the temptation eventually cease […]

How to Stop Smoking

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Do you have a recommendation for how to stop smoking? I need some advice about freedom from the inner voices that tempt me. Answer: There is an important principle at the root of all true spiritual teachings, and it […]

Nothing Can Stop You From Starting Over

posted by Guy Finley

We can be new now, if we’re first fed up inwardly with our old, false nature; and secondly if we’re willing to really let go of this nature as we understand what that means. That’s what our higher studies are […]

Food for Thought

posted by Guy Finley

The first purpose of the food we eat is to provide us with the best possible fuel needed for our interior and exterior work. The second purpose of food is to remind us that whatever we’re given to nourish ourselves […]

The Courage to Be Free

posted by Guy Finley

QUESTION Guy, the title of your new book, The Courage to Be Free, raises an immediate question. Why does it take courage to be free?

For Love to Last…

posted by Guy Finley

Don’t try to please each other, for each of you has constantly changing pleasures.  Instead, strive to please love, and in this you will please what is capable of being loved in each other. This understanding alone nourishes your love, […]

Previous Posts

The Promise of Free Will
Only as each of us awakens to our actual condition in life, dominated as we are to one degree or another by a discontented self, can we ever hope to use our free will to give up our willfully discontented self in favor of a new and true ...

posted 3:00:54am Jul. 03, 2015 | read full post »

(Audio) The Fulfillment of Free Will
In this short audio clip, Guy Finley talks about some of the characteristics of free will -- the capacity to choose what we love -- and the higher kind of responsibility that comes with that gift. [audio ...

posted 12:00:38pm Jul. 02, 2015 | read full post »

Put Your Hand in the Hand that Lifts You
Whether you see it or not, this world is in the hands of the hand that is coming from beneath the earth. Just think of all the acts of will that are occurring as they never have occurred before on this planet where young children and adults ...

posted 3:00:13am Jul. 01, 2015 | read full post »

The Measure of Real Inner Worth
We are tested not by Spiritual Light but in spiritual darkness . . . for what test is made amongst things revealed? . . . Our real inner worth is measured by what we turn to in moments concealed. ...

posted 3:00:37am Jun. 30, 2015 | read full post »

You Always Have a Choice
There is a will that operates twenty-four hours a day that is for you, and a will that operates twenty-four hours a day that is against you. You’re familiar with the will that works against you. It’s that will that drags you into internally ...

posted 3:00:03am Jun. 29, 2015 | read full post »

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