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Just as a storm in the atmosphere of the earth is born of conflicting fronts of different temperatures colliding with one another, so too must there be conflicting forces within us in order to form a mental or emotional storm. […]

We live in an invisible sea of thoughts, feelings, and emotions — all of which are a product of a system that is constantly recirculating itself. Use the powerful principles presented in this talk to step out of the pain-filled […]

More times a day than we want to acknowledge, we feel powerless. In such moments, for whatever reason, we see our situation as being without a solution. Confusion starts coloring our considerations. Frustration grows and surrounds us, and we find […]

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 […]

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.

Question: If we cannot force a mind to be quiet, how does a quiet mind come about that is not forced? Answer: The mind is capable of seeing that what is disturbing it is itself an opposite. Here I am, […]

The only reason we ever feel stuck between any proverbial rock and a hard place, unable to see our way out, is that we’ve forgotten this simple spiritual truth: there is always another direction waiting to reveal itself to us […]

Confusion is a kind of psychic traffic jam in the mind, often manifesting itself at the onset of some challenging moment. And while we usually blame this interior tangle on conditions outside of us, the facts—once revealed—tell another story. Confusion […]

Tucked into a deep, high remote canyon somewhere in the Himalayan Mountains sits a secret monastery assigned the task of training would-be adepts in the lost science of self-realization. Only those who have studied there or who are allowed to […]

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