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Letting Go with Guy Finley

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(Video) Learn to Use a Negative Coworker for Your Spiritual Growth

posted by Guy Finley

Guy Finley tells a fun and insightful story about an “achy lake” that was disturbed by the nuts that the squirrels kept dropping into it, to illustrate that you can use all of the disruptive people in your life to […]

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The Development of True Peace

posted by Guy Finley

  It is a distinct stage in the development of the aspirant when — rather than being easily distracted by some imagined consolation for his pain, or by concluding who is to blame for it — his first and real […]

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Enter a World Where Goodness is Its Own Reward

posted by Guy Finley

Once we see it’s impossible to please ourselves at the expense of the pain of someone else, we are released from the cycle of seeking a false comfort whose conflict compromises “winners” and “losers” alike. Only then are we free […]

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The Test: Choosing to Be Chosen

posted by Guy Finley

There are those who avoid — at all costs — being tested by life. There are those who wait, in fear, for life to test them. Then there are the rare few who choose to use life to test them […]

Don’t Miss the Purpose of Life

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I live in a place where people are not very open to spirituality. Because I’m discovering who I am and what potential I was created to be, it can be difficult at times. How do I live from what […]

The Highest Kindness

posted by Guy Finley

So many people want to know, “What can I do for someone who is troubled, who comes to me for answers, or a way out of their pain?” And then, though rarely added to their question, what they don’t state […]

Welcome the Light that Makes Life Bright

posted by Guy Finley

There is no brighter gift, no greater potential given to we human beings, than the presence of a timeless Light within us whose power makes all things possible. This ever quiet, always present Light goes before us at all times, […]

(Audio) One Mind, One Heart, One Story

posted by Guy Finley

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how our true nature, which is fearlessness itself, is not separate from the unfathomable wholeness of real life. Click here to listen to “One Mind, One Heart, One Story”

Learning About Compassion from Family and Friends

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Why do I feel let down when I ask a family member for help in doing a task and see that they are not concerned with the request? If they were doing the asking, the situation would be different […]

(Audio) The Birth of True Compassion

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how real compassion is the fruit of the mind that awakens to where it is harming itself. Click here to listen to “The Birth of True Compassion”

The Heart of Compassion

posted by Guy Finley

It’s a funny thing to think that you can look at people daily, see all of the various forms of dysfunctionality they exhibit — all the signs of great personal suffering — and still not know anything at all about […]

The Spirit We Can Strive For

posted by Guy Finley

In the end, the kindest thing we can do for others is to always remember – as best we can – that within each of us lives the one true source of understanding, of compassion and love, and then strive […]

(Audio) Release Yourself From the Insensitive Self

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about an uncommon kind of sensitivity that is required of the sincere spiritual aspirant who wishes to know a freedom that cannot be assailed by any darkness. Click here to listen to “Release […]

A New Understanding of Our Common Purpose

posted by Guy Finley

Whenever our world changes for the better, it does so for only one reason: somewhere, in some place, someone (just like you and me) is suddenly “changed.” In the blink of an eye there comes an unexpected, but long-hoped-for visitation; […]

How Darkness Serves the Greater Good

posted by Guy Finley

Seeing the pain in others, the suffering of this dark and debilitated world of ours, can awaken one of two impressions in a human being: a sense of resentment-tinged confusion about what kind of God allows for such darkness, or […]

Watch Your Mouth and Save a Heart

posted by Guy Finley

There never seems enough time to make full reparations for the wrong we do to another in a moment of careless speech, so wouldn’t it be wise to take time — before we speak — to ensure that whatever we’re […]

Start Transforming the World Within and Around You

posted by Guy Finley

If we wish to live without resentments that linger in our hearts and rid ourselves of fear with all of its debilitating limitations, we must shed the skin of our selfishness. We must learn what it means to consciously suffer […]

Be the Better, Brighter World You Want to See

posted by Guy Finley

There are times when the greatest act of kindness we can express towards another human being is to swallow our own sadness, or to refuse to make that sarcastic or impatient remark. Acts of kindness such as these cost us […]

What Can I Learn About Myself From You?

posted by Guy Finley

Compassion starts with the understanding that every human being on the planet looks different from us — because physically we are different — but inwardly we all live in the same pool. We all have pain and pleasure, we all […]

Previous Posts

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 »

A Friendly Fact About Ending Unhappiness
The longer we go on making excuses for the way we are, the shorter grows the amount of time between the events that compel us to devise them. ...

posted 3:00:35am Jul. 21, 2015 | read full post »

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