In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how real change in our exterior world begins with being in right relationship with what appears in our interior world. Nothing changes on this Earth that doesn’t have its beginning in Heaven.
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 state.
In this world of opposites not everything that we go through can feel good; but to see the necessity of naturally conflicting states — and how they are balanced in all things — is to realize the existence of an […]
Guy Finley explains that the grand movement of life itself is a ceaseless rebalancing. But because the native state of every living organism is inertia, when life produces the conditions it needs to make itself complete and whole we find […]
Question: Is it easier to grow spiritually if one is naturally “emotional,” that is having easier access to one’s feelings? Answer: We are each according to type “centered” in certain centers in us. Some are more emotional, some are more […]
Nothing seems harder to accept than the fact that we are responsible for so much of what proves to be unnecessary suffering. But we must challenge this involuntary, often intractable refusal to consider such ideas. The truth is that we […]
We are not made by that Great Intelligence that balances whole star systems, to suffer from the conflict that arises from an unbalanced understanding of our own essential nature! This is why if we ever wish to gain conscious control […]
Were it not for our mysterious capacity to perfectly reflect moments of beauty – to be one with it in heart, mind, and soul – there would be no beauty or harmony to behold…
In this special short talk featuring music performed live at Life of Learning Foundation in Southern Oregon, Guy Finley talks about the music and rhythm of life itself, and how we as human beings are meant to be sensitive instruments, responding […]
What we must learn to ask ourselves, not once or twice daily, but a hundred times and every time it strikes us to remember ourselves, is this question: Where is my attention right now, and what is my experience of […]
Whenever a negative state comes to you, try to see yourself in that state through the intelligence of the following idea as opposed to seeing it through the ignorance that the state produces in you: All negative states are an […]
The meditative life is not limited to sitting down someplace quietly, nor is it limited to someplace in time where we can control conditions so that we can experience something of a quiet mind. It can be said that meditation […]
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.
QUESTION Anxiety seems to be my lot in life lately. I have a full plate of activities with children, a challenging job, and a few outside interests. I feel like I balance these and keep my priorities straight, yet still, […]
QUESTION What’s wrong with knowing that someone or something outside of me is responsible for making me feel unhappy?