Guy Finley tells us that that until we get tired of living from the negativity we’ve accepted in our lives we will push away any new possibilities. But just starting to doubt this “certainty” is the first step out of the prison of […]
Guy Finley explains that there is a wave of love that alone has the capacity to wash away everything that causes you to be sad and angry. But you must ride it, be in its waters, and allow it to […]
The heart watered by tears of self-pity soon turns to stone.
Whether it’s issues concerning health, relationships, or some other heartache… letting go is the central theme of this life; we can either agree with its great lesson and learn to release our resistance to unwanted moments… or cling and cry, […]
Question: When I find myself feeling depressed — in the dumps so to speak — I tend to see myself as the victim of whatever situation is at hand. Then the more I find reasons to justify being the victim, […]
Not only is resistance an unseen form of attachment, but it’s also a form of attention…and attention “animates” whatever it touches, because attention is relationship. If one will take the time to see the truth of these thoughts, this means […]
Blessed are those whose hearts — though fully darkened with discouragement — never lose their hope in God; for this hope is God’s hope in them, and in this still small light is their hope fulfilled.
Question: I have read in your works, with regards to various thoughts and feelings, that we should do the interior work of learning to look at “what is talking to us, and not where it is pointing.” But when I […]
The main reason we must always remember to hold our chin up whenever negative thoughts try to drag us down is because whichever direction we choose first in that moment is what the rest of us will follow. Remember the […]
Depression always begins as an intrusion of the psychic kind, and gradually works its way into our material body. Bit by bit we become infused with certain chemicals as a result of this energy we have mistakenly identified with. Try […]
Question: How do we deal with destructive people we live with — and those destructive parts of ourselves — once we have unknowingly invited them into our lives? How do we react to a sudden wind that blows sand in […]
Part 1 To know why we feel as we do in any given moment, we need look no farther than what we love… for the mind cannot create anything that drags us down without our willing embrace. Part 2 As […]
Part 1 The proven way to end ninety-nine percent of those heart-heavy feelings that drag you down each day is to stop thinking about yourself! Part 2 The only way to realize a life free of painful comparison to others […]
If your answer to some sad memory that floats through your mind is to just drift along with it, why should you be surprised when you suddenly find yourself being carried over the falls of deep grief? The reason you […]
Question: I’ve tried to work but can’t get beyond a major depression. My home has been stolen from me by one of the banks that our government has bailed out, and my credit has been destroyed. Can I move forward? […]
Of this . . . you may be certain: any time you go looking for a reason why you feel so sad, mad, or miserable, you can be sure you’ll find what you’re looking for! *** Any lingering sense of […]
Hear this talk and learn the actual truth about what’s really causing your unhappiness. If you’ve tried everything but nothing seems to work, this will. All you need to do is apply it. Click here to listen to “The One […]
How do you move from a life of endless problems to a life of endless possibilities? Learn to cultivate the four conditions of happiness: clear eyes, a quiet mind, a sense of beauty, and an open heart. The best way […]
The unseen sadness in allowing thought to serve as our guide through life is that, as we follow it — searching for the security it promises — we only wander farther and farther away from what our True Heart would […]
Things go wrong in life. They just do. And sometimes downturns feel like they’ll never get back to right-side up. Life is like that. So what! What we have been given is not what makes us who we are: the […]
In this short talk, Guy explains how we can reclaim our enthusiasm for life, no matter what our circumstances, when we stop resisting what we experience. Click here to listen to this podcast “Stop Sorting Your Experience and Stop Suffering”
The power of a lie is no greater than the darkness in which it is received. This means that all we need to do to see through the lies — to render the darkness powerless — is to bring that […]
Question: Would you give me some specific strategies to help me when I start to feel depression pulling at me and dragging me down? Answer: Here are three bright new actions for you to take. Each is designed to help […]
The only thing most of us know to do when life takes an unwanted turn, bringing us what we don’t want, is to take a turn for the negative ourselves. And when the circumstance in question really makes a wreck […]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about why there is never any good reason to feel disappointed or discouraged about your life. Click here to listen to this podcast “Never Feel Disappointed With Yourself Again”
Dark inner states win their victory over us because we believe in them. More to the point, we believe in the illusions they create within us without seeing that these same mistaken beliefs then shape the structure of our reality. […]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we can stop cooperating with what wants to drag us down and open ourselves up to a greater life that is free of negative states. Click here to listen to this […]
Question: I have been studying positive thinking and spiritual truths for many years, and in some ways I have grown from it. However, at this late date in my life I have to look up and say: “So what’s it […]
Question: Sometimes I am overcome by a sad thought or image that pops up in my mind, even when things are going well! What can I do about a happy mood that turns sad? Answer: Here is the key to […]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how our level of happiness is ultimately determined by our level of self-understanding. Click here to listen to this podcast “The Sure Cure for Unhappiness”
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about a new action we can take to find freedom from negative states. Click here to listen to this podcast “Six Words to Help You Drop Any Dark State”
Genuine spiritual happiness and strength dawns within us once we realize that passing dark clouds are as powerless to dim the sun in the sky, as is morning dew to diminish the color of new spring flowers.
Question: Why does it feel so good to give in to depression? And why is it so hard to see the truth that wallowing in sadness in fact does us no good? Answer: We value negative states because of the […]
For every impulse, each movement in the expanding heavens, there is a gravity equal to it; for each light, each bit of love, there is a darkness, a resentment or regret. Our place, if we accept it, is to always […]
QUESTION What is the source of the “blues,” and what is the most effective way to begin shaking it?
Now is the Holiday; there is no other time of birth, of sacrifice, or of rebirth. To look for reconciliation outside of what the Divine reveals within you in “each” Presence moment is to look in the wrong place, for […]
In this High Holiday Season, so full of self-created gratification, we should never forget that hidden in the shadow of all passing pleasures dwells their unseen opposite, some form of sorrow that — sooner or later — must visit the […]
QUESTION Is it possible to prevent sadness just only by knowing the problem is in me?
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how you can start enjoying every moment your life, no matter what it is that you have to do.
In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why there is never any good reason to feel disappointed or discouraged about your life.
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 […]