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If we see how much of our unhappiness is self-created, through being inattentive to our own interior life, then accordingly, we can learn to re-direct our attention, placing it where we will within what is right and bright. But, there […]

The next time you feel yourself starting to become frustrated, angry or scared, do your best to confirm this vital insight: Negative emotions cannot exist without having something to blame for their punishing presence. The clearer for yourself you can […]

Listen in to an enlightening and entertaining spiritual story about a young woman who gets carried away with “dance partners” (thoughts and feelings) that don’t have her best interests at heart. After being “mugged” three times, she tells one more […]

When we lend our minds to considering any worry, regret, or problem, we have unknowingly agreed with that negative state and have “laid down with dogs.” Don’t go there! http://www.guyfinley.org/kit

Do you ever feel that you don’t have the spiritual strength to face the difficulties in your path through life? Here’s a small story meant to act as a reminder and an encouragement along the way: Rebecca had decided that […]

Question: I am feeling very depressed and overwhelmed by sadness and a sense of futility. I just turned 60, and due to a chronic illness I can hardly function physically. My money is not flowing and unless I get it […]

What we must learn to see — whenever we start racing around to resolve some problem that we can’t stop thinking about — is that the faster our mind wants us to run after the freedom it imagines eludes it, […]

Guy Finley explains that the mind talks to itself in order to keep itself endlessly occupied.

If there could be only one idea — a lamp whose light could show the aspirant of real life the way out of the prison of dark thoughts and punishing feelings — it would surely be this: your true self […]

Within you dwells the very light of truth. Its unshakable courage in the face of any fear is because it knows that any darkness brought before it—no matter how large it may temporarily loom— will be effortlessly absorbed by it.