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In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how our sincere wish to act rightly in the moment will attract the authentic higher help that we need to change.

The spiritual life is a genesis. When the seed awakens it isn’t to herself, but to the life that now stirs her. As only one, she slept. As two, she knows life. As both she leaves her dark world and […]

What is immortal? Love, God’s Love — that which is not connected to a form. It isn’t a person’s face, it isn’t a passage of music — it is that which produces those things. We are intended to be changed […]

Our hope in prayer is to become one with the Living Light whose dawning opens the doorway to the Divine…

Over the years of living on a small mountaintop in southern Oregon, I have learned many valuable lessons from observing the wildlife that shares the forest area in which my house sits sequestered. The truth is, along the spiritual path, […]

Eventually you must see that any action your mind gives you to console you about anything is stealing from you the possibility of being a reflection of the Divine. Stand unconsoled so the true consolation may make itself known to […]

Asking God to help you — without first doing the interior work of seeing and admitting the truth of yourself to yourself — is like sending someone else to church or temple for you to pray for your transfiguration.

The idea of being “born again” or “saved” has become almost completely meaningless today. True self-transformation, the birth of a New Mind that Christ called  “metanoia,” is not something that can be handed out by priests and ministers for the […]

Question: What does it mean to be “saved” and how does one ask for it? Answer: Salvation is the old giving way to the New because we no longer want what we once were. In that quiet passing comes that […]