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Our noisy minds interfere with hearing the higher wisdom of eternal truths that are always radiating down on us. The full replay of this class is available in Guy’s Online Wisdom School, GuyFinleyNow.org, where you can join other true aspirants […]

Those with whom we assemble, we soon resemble! This simple old saying hides a deep Truth that can enlighten and empower every aspect of our lives: Who we are — our very essence — is continually being transformed by the […]

When you start to feel the weight of thoughts and feelings pulling on you, you must work to come awake to their presence so that you aren’t drawn down into their world.

Once upon a time, there was an eco-tour guide in Africa who was considered the safest guide in all of Africa because virtually no one got hurt on his tours. You would think that people would flock to this eco-tour […]

Question: When things don’t work out in my life — when I lose someone or something — I am plagued by thoughts over what could have/should have been. How do I pull myself out of this obsessive thinking about what I […]

Allowing your mind to dwell on any unwanted moment — anticipating that the more thought you give to finding a solution to that pain — the sooner you’ll be set free from it — is like hoping to escape a prison cell by […]

When the doctor taps your knee and it suddenly jerks, you don’t get upset with your leg for jumping out of control. Why? Because in that moment, you realize your temporary jumpy experience is an involuntary physical reaction. But, how […]

When it comes to anxiety or any negative state, watch the emotion and let it slowly dissipate. Learn to bear what is revealed…

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 […]