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Any human being who has to hold himself together is someone who is ready to fall apart. Trying to hold yourself together is a terrible way to go through life. Our task is to prove this to ourselves. The fears […]

Anything inside of you that wants you to act from the pressure of “I know” is already against you. As a conscious aspirant, you must bear the pressure so you can begin to die to this form of negative certainty, and then […]

Listen to this beautiful fact: You have no experience of life that doesn’t originate within you. What is your experience of life? “Look at that stupid chair! Who would buy a chair like that?” What’s your experience? You say it’s […]

Our true home rests not in some time or place to come; neither does it await in a kingdom impossibly distant from us. Our home, as is true with our Heart of hearts, lies within. No map leads to this […]

In this short talk Guy Finley discusses what stands in the way of  spiritual fulfillment… http://www.guyfinleynow.org/members/1198.cfm It is a mistake for us to think in terms of spiritual “success.” We are not here to succeed as we currently believe; we are […]

One thing is certain: whether in our waking life, or in the dreams that visit our evening’s rest, thoughts and feelings fill our every present moment. Like the invisible winds that move the branches on the trees, we live in […]

The fabric of the false self is made up from innumerable strands of experience woven together by an imaginary tailor who lives in terror that what it has made will unravel. This false self has its own unseen life; it […]

Join Guy Finley as he explains the revelation of our true self is the natural outcome of a constant pruning away of the illusions we have about our own character…    

We are made to be self-correcting, so that each real correction effected in us elevates us above the dark and limiting influences we have been living under all our lives. Like moving from a hot desert to a cool mountain […]

As long as limitation determines what your actions are, you will not become more free; you will become dependent on what that limitation says you need (such as anti-depressant medication) in order to live with it. In order to get past […]