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Letting Go with Guy Finley

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Give Yourself the Lift You Need!

posted by Guy Finley

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…

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Being United With Love

posted by Guy Finley

You know what the most outstanding feature of a human being is? Whatever he or she wants to be in relationship with, they can be united to. It is the greatest gift. No other creature has this. Even the angels […]

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(Video) Listen for the Voice of the Divine and Find True Guidance

posted by Guy Finley

Guy Finley explains that we always give our attention to what we value most. You can’t “look” for the path to the Divine. The path is right here, right now. Our work is to just attend and listen for the […]

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The Power to Dismiss Discontentment From Your Life (Conclusion)

posted by Guy Finley

Awakening to see this cycle of discontent for what it is not only empowers us to cancel it, but it also brings to an end the strain of living under the unseen contradiction in our consciousness: the hope that one’s […]

Letting Go of Past Pains

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I’ve been having many issues lately with past pain. If someone hurt me in the past, and a situation happens now that is similar to that, my mind instantly jumps to the conclusion of the past and takes my […]

The Awakened Heart

posted by Guy Finley

The Secret of Spiritual Happiness

posted by Guy Finley

A whole new kind of spiritual happiness dawns in us as we realize that dark clouds do not ruin sunny skies… they merely pass through them to help us remember our love of the light.

The Practice of Ceaseless Prayer

posted by Guy Finley

The practice of ceaseless prayer only becomes sensible, and therefore possible, as you awaken to just how truly senseless is the tendency of the unattended mind.

The Great Exercise of Prayer

posted by Guy Finley

The one great exercise of prayer is . . . To come wide awake And to place the center of myself Into the center of my will and . . . Having done so, take this gathering of attention And […]

The Gift of Meditation (Part 3)

posted by Guy Finley

If you wish to experience the wholeness of a meditative moment, just work as best you can to gain your attention. When you can bring your attention home and keep it focused within yourself, it acts as a kind of […]

The Gift of Meditation (Part 2)

posted by Guy Finley

The day will come when you will understand that if you’re just present to your own body during meditation, you need do nothing more. The catch is that you must first realize that your previous efforts have just interfered with […]

The Gift of Meditation (Part 1)

posted by Guy Finley

When you go outside on a beautiful day, do you step into the sunlight and try to enjoy the warmth, or isn’t the enjoyment inherent in the experience? Similarly, when you see a falcon fly amongst the trees, land, shake […]

Don’t Wish Upon a Star Without Reaching for It!

posted by Guy Finley

Until we can hold in our mind the deepest wish of our heart, our own inattention only serves to actualize a string of fleeting desires whose power to please passes as surely does the setting sun bring on the chill […]

How to Achieve Your Heart’s Desire

posted by Guy Finley

If our heart longs to see a shooting star, that day will come when we’ll see one blaze across the heavens. If we keep looking for physical gold, by panning a stream or breaking through rock, chances are our search […]

Stop Wasting Life’s Two Greatest Gifts

posted by Guy Finley

We are really only given two things in life that are purely ours: attention – the ability to give our attention to something – and the time to use that attention. That’s really all we are given as human beings, […]

Solve the Mystery of Lingering Miserable States

posted by Guy Finley

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 […]

Let Truth Make You Unstoppable!

posted by Guy Finley

Be encouraged by this truth and then do the inner work to realize the freedom it holds for you: Life itself never stands in our way. It never intends to hold us down. If something is seen by us as […]

Reclaim Your Attention

posted by Guy Finley

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 […]

Hold Your Chin Up

posted by Guy Finley

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 […]

How Depression Clings

posted by Guy Finley

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 […]

Start Seeing What Drags You Down

posted by Guy Finley

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 […]

Stop Giving the Past the Power to Pull You Down

posted by Guy Finley

The past is as powerless to darken the present moment, as is a shadow to reach up and drag down the form that casts it.

The Freedom to Change Your Experience of Life (Part 2)

posted by Guy Finley

If it helps, think of troubling times like these as your having been distracted while taking a long walk through the city. Maybe you were caught up with thinking about the “good old days!” Then you suddenly realize that, in […]

The Freedom to Change Your Experience of Life (Part 1)

posted by Guy Finley

The truth about the past is simply that it has passed. This means that our experience of each moment — for its pleasure or pain, peace or trouble — is a direct reflection of what we are in relationship with […]

How to Create a New You

posted by Guy Finley

On the first of January each year, it is safe to say that billions of people make New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps you are one of these individuals who long to take control of their destiny: to be more kind, less […]

The Gift of Meditation

posted by Guy Finley

When you go outside on a beautiful day, do you step into the sunlight and try to enjoy the warmth, or isn’t the enjoyment inherent in the experience? Similarly, when you see a falcon fly amongst the trees, land, shake […]

Turn Strong Feelings Into Spiritual Gold

posted by Guy Finley

QUESTION Last week I had a strong feeling of generalized anxiety come over me, even though there was no apparent cause. I want to remain with the emotion in order to understand it. I watch it, and it lifts, only […]

(Video) Prepare Yourself for the Timeless Life

posted by Guy Finley

In this video blog by Guy Finley learn to make a new kind of preparation, that not only prepares you for communion with the moments of life, but also for what is timeless within you.

Take the Steps to the Stressless Life

posted by Guy Finley

When we see only our own ideas about why we’re feeling stressed, and they’re telling us how we’re entitled to be miserable, misery makes up the circle of our lives. But any time we are inwardly awake enough, we can […]

How to Make the Season Bright

posted by Guy Finley

We’re coming into a time of the year when certain conditions of the human consciousness glare. This time of the year is intended to be the happiest time of the year according to popular culture, but for most it’s not […]

Practice Reclaiming Your Divided Attention

posted by Guy Finley

Here’s the real spiritual reason you should do only one thing at a time – whether putting on a pair of socks, picking up a pencil, or pouring yourself a cup of tea: The only way it’s possible to do […]

(Video) Find the Peace and Power of Being Present to Yourself

posted by Guy Finley

Learn about true peace in this video blog by Guy Finley. Release yourself from the mind that prompts you to worry by asking “What If?”, by remembering that Presence knows what to do in any moment.

See the Light

posted by Guy Finley

Why do you say that your color is white? When I can see that you are blue, Spoke one who saw herself as being green, But, who was a yellowish hue. Then snapped someone who had thought himself red But […]

Reclaim Your Right to Be Free

posted by Guy Finley

QUESTION One of the main themes in your new book, The Courage to Be Free, concerns recovering what you call “our original fearless self.” What freedom have we lost, and how do we reclaim it?

(Video) Realize Your Spiritual Right to Be Free of Fear

posted by Guy Finley

In this video blog by Guy Finley discover how working to understand your own inner life is the same as transcending who and what you have been in favor of higher awareness, revelation, and a truly fearless life.

Escape the Prison and the Pain of Psychological Time

posted by Guy Finley

Never accept the lingering presence of any negative state. These unconscious forces must appear within us, but they must never be allowed to define us or our actions. The awakening mind — or even one disposed toward such an end […]

(Audio) New Understanding to Outgrow Your Regrets

posted by Guy Finley

In this powerful podcast, Guy Finley points the way to a completely new understanding about your own mind that can forever free you from the painful sting of past regrets.

Previous Posts

Put the Truth First
Always remember when you work with powerful truthful ideas such as we study here that there are many temporarily unknown parts of yourself that may try to mislead you. They know that your growing true spiritual insight will lead you away from ...

posted 12:00:12pm Jul. 28, 2015 | read full post »

Your Safety and Secret Strength
Of this you may be assured: There is a struggle for your Heart between powers in places High and low. Your safety and secret strength in this contest is that neither kingdom can claim this coveted Gift (of yours) without you willing it so. ...

posted 3:00:56am Jul. 27, 2015 | read full post »

The Power to Change
The power to change our past only becomes a possibility for us as we awaken to find ourselves no longer able to make any excuses for what we have been, or for being what we are in the present moment...   ...

posted 3:00:38am Jul. 24, 2015 | read full post »

(Video) The Reconciliation Between Self-Condemnation and Excuse
Guy Finley reveals that we never suspect that the part within that wants to condemn us is the same as that which excuses what we did. Observe these two sides together and a powerful third force is awakened. This awareness holds the opposites. ...

posted 3:00:21am Jul. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Stop Making Excuses and Start Being Free
The only thing the excuses we make for ourselves actually do is to increase our dependency on them. ...

posted 3:00:48am Jul. 22, 2015 | read full post »

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