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Letting Go with Guy Finley
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Every relationship that we have in our life—our contact with each person, place, and event—serves a very special, if yet to be realized, purpose: it is a mirror that reveals things to us about ourselves that can be realized in […]

Even though he’d only recently arrived at the secluded monastery, a young monk went to see the senior abbot. He took great care to explain how, no matter what he did to get away from noise, someone or something was […]

Attending to and completing what the present moment asks of you is the business of real life. In the silence of this relationship, the wisdom and wealth of your immortal Self is revealed and received all at once. A few […]

Guy Finley explains that when we begin to observe that most of our time is spent in a sort of twilight state of sleep, we will begin to understand the necessity for waking up and working to remain present to […]

Question: The sleeping nature rules my life most of the time. If I keep working to come awake in small moments, will there be a full awakening for me at some later time? Answer: Thinking, or hoping, that any destination […]

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how an authentic struggle is necessary in order to realize the flowering of the goodness that is seeded within us.

Welcome the five points that follow as friends along the way to a life free of self-defeat, for that is exactly what they are. 1. The more light we can put on those parts of us that tell us it’s […]

Guy Finley explains that because children mainly learn from visual cues and emotional emanations, the best, most effective way to teach a child is by being a living example of the understanding you wish to impart.

Question: Should I help my children learn to have a quiet time (learn to watch their thoughts and be silent)? The four-year old is a little young; the seven-year old doesn’t want to do it. Should I just leave them […]

Question: I am 20 weeks pregnant. I’ve already felt the strong precious being inside of me. Especially when I am praying I feel the Spirit in my child. What words of direction can you give to me about being a […]