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Either we are at peace wherever we are — because this peace goes with us — or what we call our peace is a product of some pleasurable condition over which we have temporary command. In situations like the latter, […]

Your heart needs space to soar. Your mind needs places  Without walls to wander  And time by itself . . . To see its own reflection.

There is always and only one answer — for all of us — when it comes to trying to do the will of God, however we feel the need: we must be true to our own heart, listen quietly for […]

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about prayer, which is intended to help reveal to us the whole of our character, including the parts of us that resist being revealed.

Every person knows what it feels like to be carried off by an anxious state, so you decide: when some anxiety comes along and takes over your life, are you an awake, inwardly centered person or are you an unconscious, […]

To sow spiritual seeds means that we do spiritual work. Spiritual work is always interior work first, even if, as a matter of course, this work becomes manifest through exterior action. What is this interior work by which we sow […]

Life will fill Whatever you empty . . .   And whatever you fill,  Life will empty.  That’s the code; The hidden conduct of contentment  Wrapped in mystery,  Filled with contradiction.

There is nothing as certain as silence, stillness, and solitude to introduce you to the secrets of yourself. In one respect, everything about one’s spiritual life is so terribly simple. There is only one time and one way in which […]

In this podcast, Guy Finley explores the true meaning and purpose of meditation, and explains why it is the most natural and practical thing you can do for yourself.