Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

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Real Happiness is Effortless

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Is real happiness actually effortless? The inner work I know is needed seems to be a constant struggle. Answer: Don’t confuse the work to cultivate the soil with the garden that grows in the prepared soil. Real happiness is […]

The Ocean of True Self

posted by Guy Finley

~ See the ocean: it does not run after its own waves, as it knows they must return to rest in her depths. And so it is for us: whether we speak of joy, peace, strength, or love itself — […]

Working to Transcend Dark States

posted by Guy Finley

Whenever we will lend our attention to the inner task of working to transcend some dark state at work within us, then in that same moment, even if we don’t see the immediate fruits of our effort, we will have […]

(Audio) Awareness is the Law

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about a beautiful kind of higher certainty that can come into your life in which it is impossible to ever again have one more doubtful, fearful, or worried thought about what to do […]

Previous Posts

Don't Get Dragged Down by the Dark States of Others
Hoping to help someone -- who loves to be negative -- see the harm of being identified with dark states, is like trying to teach a bat to appreciate sunlight, or a mud hen to preen in fresh clean waters.

posted 3:00:15am Oct. 30, 2014 | read full post »

How to Stop the Spiritually Sick from Infecting You
No person is good or bad in and of himself, any more than a trumpet is good or bad for the music sounded out of its horn. It is the “player,” the musician behind the mouthpiece who determines these qualities by his selection of song and the manner of performance. The same principle holds true

posted 3:00:15am Oct. 29, 2014 | read full post »

Working to Free Yourself from Negative Influences
Question: I am at work sometimes as much as I am at home. How do we avoid the negative influences of others in the workplace? Answer: The whole point is not that we avoid what are unavoidable, difficult conditions, but that we recognize the discomfort we feel belongs to our own resistance to thes

posted 3:00:59am Oct. 28, 2014 | read full post »

Reject Soul-Destructive Energies
There are many un-illumined and downward trending parts in all of us that not only seek out their unconscious counterparts (in others) but that are secretly strengthened in the conflicted company of such dark and negative energies. We can see the truth of this strange spiritual condition by bearing

posted 3:00:25am Oct. 27, 2014 | read full post »

Stop Cooking Your Own Goose!
Any time you sit, think about, and "stew" over what someone did to you, or simmer in anger about some past event, the real reason for your pain is because you're cooking your own goose!

posted 3:00:59am Oct. 24, 2014 | read full post »


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