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Letting Go with Guy Finley

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Love Will Give You Everything You Need

posted by Guy Finley

Question: So if a person feels “I have no love in my life,” if that person would even have a sincere wish to know love, would that be the beginning of true love? Answer: You can build a fire in […]

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Go From Storms to Sunny Skies

posted by Guy Finley

Perhaps a man is worried about the future. He believes that in order to feel secure, he must acquire a certain amount of money. Any time he feels thwarted in his efforts to achieve his aim, he finds himself in […]

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New Light that Reveals and Heals Old Pains

posted by Guy Finley

It takes little effort to see how much we suffer. Look at people’s faces, or read the newspaper. Everywhere people’s hearts ache. Yet if you ask most of them about their own lives, they will lie about their confusion and […]

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Take the Step That You’re Sure You Can’t (Conclusion)

posted by Guy Finley

The next time you want to go ahead with any project — whether it’s designing a rocket ship or finally getting around to repairing your favorite rocking chair — and you start to feel those old familiar doubts, dreads, or […]

The Unimaginable Source of Strength

posted by Guy Finley

Seen through the eyes of higher self-knowledge, our weaknesses, whatever their nature, are (each) the secret seed of a new strength unlike anything imagined in our unending dream of overcoming what now defeats us.

Your True Guide

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The Triumph of Wisdom

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(Audio) The Holiness of Your Higher Education

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In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how true “spiritual learning” is not made up of a series of steps that we add to our intellectual library of knowledge, but is instead the never-ending revelation of the higher possibilities […]

Seeing the Value in Learning

posted by Guy Finley

Question: My teenage son studies hard, but his grades remain below average. I would like to be able to offer him some trick about studying and taking exams that would help him to achieve good results. Answer: All of us, […]

Reach For and Realize the Excellent Life

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Excellence, wherever… and within whomever you may find it, is always a result of effort… never by accident.

The Powers that Perfect Our Labors

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Patient persistence in our labors, coupled with persistent patience through-out each one: these two powers serve not only to perfect the task at hand, but also work in harmony to perfect the hand that undertakes the task.

The Way to Have Your Wishes Granted

posted by Guy Finley

Question: My main goal in life is to be as happy as possible. What would be the one thing I could do over and over again everyday to achieve this goal? Answer: Start every morning being as quiet as you […]

The Measurement of Success

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Accomplishments that Stand the Test of Time

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Achievements in and of themselves change little in us…they amount to little more than a merit badge that tarnishes in time; rather it is the suffering we consciously endure in the name of love that helps to perfect and transform […]

The True Purpose of Achievement

posted by Guy Finley

Any achievement that doesn’t serve to liberate us from the level of self that measures itself by its successes is only a part of a prison yet to be realized.

Awaken the Power to Walk Through Walls

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Wise persistence always pays the one who serves it at least once, but usually twice. The first payoff — and the most valuable — is the realization that “walls” are immaterial apart from the resistance that lends them their temporary […]

Dare to See Through Doubts

posted by Guy Finley

It is we who suffer the darkness of our own doubts — and needlessly so — if only we would dare plumb the depths of all that God has prepared for us to see…and be.

The World Beyond Preparation

posted by Guy Finley

Preparation, hard work, is part of perfecting whatever you’ve imagined you want to attain in this world. But there is a world beyond anything we can imagine; it is an intelligent presence, a “place” of powers and principles whose self-obliterating […]

Start Sowing the Seeds of Real Faith

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You can’t be prepared for real life, but you can know that Real Life has already prepared within you all that you need to succeed.

(Audio) The Spiritual Compass That Guarantees Success

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how, if our wish is to find true contentment, we must begin to give more and more of our attention to our internal compass and the spiritual home to which it points. […]

What it Means to Give Our Lives to God

posted by Guy Finley

Question: It seems that nothing in my life has turned out the way I have prayed that it would. The sadness over my situation is overwhelming, even though I have tried my best to give all my failures over to […]

Sowing the Seeds of True Self-Knowledge

posted by Guy Finley

Real life is not by the numbers; it is impossible to “know” and grow at the same time. Yes, one can have a formula for a prescription drug, or a recipe for a good green salad; but there is no […]

The Power to Perfect Your Labors

posted by Guy Finley

Patient persistence in our labors, coupled with persistent patience through-out each one: these two powers serve not only to perfect the task at hand, but also work in harmony to perfect the hand that undertakes the task.

Stepping into the Unknown

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Question: I am taking the biggest risk of my life and am about to leave a longstanding job for a new home-business opportunity. There is quite a bit of fear in leaving the safety of the known for the unknown. […]

The Greatest Accomplishment of All

posted by Guy Finley

The only truly worthwhile “accomplishment” — the one action that stands the test of passing time — is the interior work we do that allows God to accomplish His task in our soul.

Real Success in Life

posted by Guy Finley

Freedom follows the discovery that whatever it is within us that compels us to achieve can never itself be made content by achievement. *** Real Success in life is not determined by measuring up to some pre-set social standard of […]

Beyond Victory and Defeat

posted by Guy Finley

Until our “defeats” in life are seen as being as valuable as our victories, then our moments in the sun must bring with them shadows yet to fall, taking us with them when they do. *** The victories, the defeats […]

Be a Real Winner

posted by Guy Finley

If “winning” in life was only relative to achieving one’s desire through reaching some pre-determined end, then washing machines would cheer for themselves as they approach the rinse cycle. *** When we realize, at last, that there is no place […]

What Makes a Master

posted by Guy Finley

What makes someone a master is not that he or she possesses some unattainable skill, but that these individuals have first realized the existence of, and then made contact with, a world above them that wants to pour its more […]

Being the Best You Can Possibly Be

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Question: I play a difficult musical instrument to master, but I have a wonderful teacher, known all over the world. He has corrected me many times, and yet as I continue to practice, these supposed corrections still come out wrong… […]

Your True Responsibility for Success

posted by Guy Finley

You cannot make tomorrow into anything brighter or better than your potential to be present to yourself in the moment — present to any fears that are trying to convince you to take actions about tomorrow. If you plant a […]

Working Through Limitations

posted by Guy Finley

You master something because you work at it in steps; and as you work at it, you recognize that you’ve taken yourself as far as you can take yourself with the possibilities that are present to you. Then what? Now, […]

Giving Your Best

posted by Guy Finley

Whenever we will do the very best we can do, give the very most that we have to give, even though we may be far from perfect in that moment nevertheless . . . that moment is acting upon us […]

(Audio) Seek the Source of True Self-Mastery

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we can achieve a greatness beyond imagination through a conscious relationship with the living source of greatness itself. Click here to listen to “Seek the Source of True Self-Mastery”

The Secret of Being Invaluable in Life

posted by Guy Finley

Make yourself useful, refuse to complain, always encourage others and — by law — the world around you will see to your inevitable success.

True Freedom is Not a Dream

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Most of the popular spiritual “New Age” people giving advice on how to manifest the life of your dreams, etc., are telling us that we need to imagine and dream and “think positive thoughts” to be able to manifest […]

Proceed One Step at a Time

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I am overwhelmed by thinking about what I “should” be doing in my life, yet all success training mentions the importance of goal setting. Is there a correct approach to getting the “impossible” done? Answer: The next time you […]

Secrets to Empowering Success

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It isn’t our “plans” to improve ourselves that empower the changes we know are needed in our lives; it is our willingness to suffer what we must that makes good our wish, that delivers us to our intended goal. *** […]

Keys to a Whole New Kind of Courage

posted by Guy Finley

Whoever fails to try what his heart would have him do — because his mind tells him, “This you cannot do” — fails to hear the ever-present Voice of Reality forever shouting to all those who would dare: “No sincere […]

The Three Keys to Complete Self-Command (Part 2)

posted by Guy Finley

Every time life brings a blow, the first of three keys necessary to unlock that world inside of yourself where there is this true self-command is to use the shake-up to wake up. Here’s the shake-up. Something happened. And in […]

The Three Keys to Complete Self-Command (Part 1)

posted by Guy Finley

What is the value of being in command of our own life? Is it because people will acknowledge us as being some kind of strong, right, true person? Is there value in people looking at us and saying flattering things? […]

Gain New Strength Every Day

posted by Guy Finley

If, each day, you will use the strength you have been given — to do what life asks of you — not only will you grow stronger every day, but you will also witness an increasing willingness to embrace those […]

(Audio) Go Beyond the World of Positive and Negative Forces

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley reveals how individuals can cease being distressed by the ups-and-downs of life by becoming aware of the opposites in action. Click here to listen to “Go Beyond the World of Positive and Negative Forces”

Watch Fear Fade as Love Grows

posted by Guy Finley

Achievements in and of themselves change little in us; they are little more than a merit badge that tarnishes in time. Seen aright, it’s the suffering we endure for the sake of what we love that helps to transform and […]

There is No Such Thing as Failure

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Are failures in life inevitable? Answer: Try to understand the difference between living from something within yourself whose nature is contentment itself, and living from those parts of yourself that are forever seeking contentment. For those who persist with […]

How to Awaken the Best in You

posted by Guy Finley

When we see something looming ahead of us that looks too hard to handle, what is it at work within us that feels like it has reached the “end” of what it is capable of doing? What is it that […]

The Nature that Rises Above Mediocrity

posted by Guy Finley

Where does this leader within us, the Best of us, dwell? This fearless nature has its home within the invisible ground of our being, yet this interior ground is not a static quality. It is more like a kind of […]

Finding the Leader Within Us

posted by Guy Finley

What is the nature of the Best in us? Where is this fearless nature to be found? What purpose does it fulfill in our lives? Let’s answer these questions one by one to help us begin to realize this still […]

What Makes a True Leader

posted by Guy Finley

It is the true leaders — those individuals of this world who expand its boundaries — who reveal the secret routes to new and nobler realities. Such revolutionary discoveries are never the work of organizations. These groups always spring up […]

The Real Source of Great Discoveries

posted by Guy Finley

The mind that wants to know the truth of something, and that’s willing to do the work required for such a discovery, will inevitably find that for which it is searching; our highest aspirations are reflections of unrealized possibilities. All […]

How to Discover Your Higher Possibilities

posted by Guy Finley

The difference between quitting a task, as opposed to reaching the end of our possibilities with it . . . is this: Whenever we quit our wish to succeed at something, we have first embraced a false sense of hopelessness […]

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The Secret Invitation in Negative States
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posted 12:00:53pm Apr. 17, 2015 | read full post »

(Video) Judgment Day is Not in a Time to Come
Guy explains that every time we are identified with a negative state that is judgment day. We are judged, but not in a punishing sense. We are actually invited to see where we have acted from an imbalanced ...

posted 12:00:54pm Apr. 16, 2015 | read full post »

Authority Over Whatever Punishes You
Whatever we try to go around in ourselves guarantees it will come around again, which is why the things we fear in life and about ourselves always tend to reappear. Here’s the law that governs this relationship: whatever we resist in life ...

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Start Giving Yourself What You Really Want
It’s a little-known secret that our experience of life in any given moment is a direct reflection of what we actually value in that same moment. We may deny this unsettling truth, but when it comes to what we are in relationship with, inwardly ...

posted 12:00:05pm Apr. 14, 2015 | read full post »

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