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The True Measure of Wealth

posted by Guy Finley

The true measure of our wealth is not counted by what we do with the riches we may have, but rather is determined by the character of what fills our heart when what we have is taken away…

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(Audio) Solve the Mystery of Yourself

posted by Guy Finley

Guy Finley explains that as we awaken spiritually, we will gradually discover the truth about our authentic poverty, and in the process learn what it means to be grateful for everything we are given.

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How to Stop Sowing the Seeds of Sorrow

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I’ve noticed that the more I hear people complain about their unwanted circumstances in life, the less likely they are to do anything to change them. It makes me wonder if I’m just as ungrateful and unwilling! Answer: You […]

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The Beginning of Real Gratitude

posted by Guy Finley

To have real gratitude, to have that fullness of heart that, by its greatness, fulfills the one who holds it, begins with allowing God to give you a portion of His Life… a gift one can only receive once he […]

A Life of Servitude or Gratitude: The Choice is Yours!

posted by Guy Finley

This life of ours can either be one of endless servitude or endless gratitude, and we must choose which it is to be. To choose to live a life of endless servitude to a master that promises pleasures but delivers […]

The Secret of Rebirth

posted by Guy Finley

  Learn to be thankful that life is being given to you moment by moment, for it is only through such gratitude that love reveals the great secret of rebirth…

Give Yourself What No One Else Can!

posted by Guy Finley

If you love getting gifts — and who doesn’t — then why not accept, with gratitude, the greatest gift there is: the “present” moment.

Be Grateful and Live Without Fear

posted by Guy Finley

Part I: The only way not to suffer the passage of those things in life that we love is to agree to their passing even as we take them into our heart. Part II: You can’t be fearful and have […]

The Greatest Gift

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The Secret Spiritual Cause of Gratitude

posted by Guy Finley

Until our gratefulness toward life no longer requires a happy feeling to hold its hand to be able to make its way out of our heart, we do not yet know the real nature of gratitude, nor its secret spiritual […]

True Gratitude

posted by Guy Finley

Part I: True gratitude is the only water that can douse the flames of desire. Part II: One’s pleasures do not necessarily hold feelings of gratitude, but being grateful is always a pleasure.

The Pleasure of Conscious Gratitude

posted by Guy Finley

Any pleasure that a person takes from this life that does not simultaneously include a conscious sense of gratitude for that pleasure being received is always an incomplete pleasure.  Incomplete pleasures and insatiable desires are the opposing yet complementary two […]

The Blessing In Being Reviled

posted by Guy Finley

The only kind of “thanks” you can expect from others who see that you’ve decided to serve something higher than your own self-centered interests — including bringing an end to your previous support of their inflated self images — is […]

The Healing Power of Truth

posted by Guy Finley

Don’t be afraid to let the truth strike you. What does this mean? Whether in simple truths like the ones you’re about to read, or in an moment of great personal crisis, don’t fear what life is trying to show […]

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, […]

A Recipe for Trouble-Free Tomorrows

posted by Guy Finley

If we work each moment to practice kindness, patience, and persistence — doing so in grateful remembrance that each breath we take is a gift — here’s what we’ll find: the power of being present in this way ensures that […]

The Reason We Forget to Be Thankful

posted by Guy Finley

There is only one reason why any of us ever do wrong to another, blame someone else for our sorrow, forget to be thankful for what we have, or go through our entire day without remembering our God… and that’s […]

Live Beyond the Reach of Any Darkness

posted by Guy Finley

We can either spend our time thinking about what we don’t have, feeling empty and bitter over some imagined contentment lost… or we can become quietly aware of what we already are and find there, within our Self, what is […]

The Secret of Rebirth

posted by Guy Finley

Just as winter yields to the onset of spring, as surely does the moon submit to the sun, so too are we created to give ourselves to that Greater Life that alone can make us evergreen and fill us with […]

Learn to Make the Greatest Wish of All

posted by Guy Finley

The only way not to suffer the passage of those things in life that we love is to agree to their passing even as we take them into our heart. *** You can’t be fearful and have gratitude for life […]

Living with Gratitude and Grace

posted by Guy Finley

We must learn to wish for whatever life brings us, for there is no other way to earn the kind of unshakable gratitude that lets us live with grace.

Gratitude for the Greatest Gift

posted by Guy Finley

If you love getting gifts — and who doesn’t — then why not accept, with gratitude, the greatest gift there is: the “present” moment.

The Blessing in Being Reviled

posted by Guy Finley

The only kind of “thanks” you can expect from others who see that you’ve decided to serve something higher than your own self-centered interests — including bringing an end to your previous support of their inflated self images — is […]

The Death of Appreciation

posted by Guy Finley

I don’t know if you’ve noticed this or not, but something is slowly dying all around us. It’s been a prolonged passing. Maybe that’s why hardly anyone speaks of it; things that fade away become accepted, like old jeans or […]

Wake Up to the Complainer in You

posted by Guy Finley

Following are three short key lessons. Use their insights to help free yourself from the self-inflicted punishment of complaining. Until we become conscious of how many  more times a day we complain about our  life than we feel gratitude for […]

Strengthen Your Wish for Truth

posted by Guy Finley

QUESTION I’m not nearly as grateful as I should be. How can I better cultivate a sense of reverence for Truth?

Food for Thought

posted by Guy Finley

The first purpose of the food we eat is to provide us with the best possible fuel needed for our interior and exterior work. The second purpose of food is to remind us that whatever we’re given to nourish ourselves […]

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The Seed of Celestial Possibility
All that is moves through and expresses itself in cycles. Think of the seasons: each spring there is a stirring, the promise of a birth yet to come; we see, revealed before us, the appearance of possibilities that were formerly at rest. The ...

posted 12:00:10pm Sep. 01, 2015 | read full post »

The Path to the Indwelling Divine
Whenever we place any form of mental or physical consolation—be this food, friends, religious icons, some foolish purchase—ahead of our need to realize the indwelling Divine, we may be assured of the following result: the only thing that ...

posted 12:00:51pm Aug. 31, 2015 | read full post »

Real Life is Ceaseless Change
Life is equal opportunity for change … ...

posted 7:40:01pm Aug. 28, 2015 | read full post »

(Video) Optimist or Pessimist?
Guy Finley shares that each of us is part of a goodness that is far beyond any belief that you will ever know. Truth transcends belief. Become a Realist and find the truth of the way things really are independent of conditioned ...

posted 12:00:18pm Aug. 27, 2015 | read full post »

Let Go and Flow with Real Life
The truth is we can’t know what to do in advance of any given moment. When we meet life with preconceived ideas about how to respond to what unfolds before us—we are like downhill skiers trying to know when and where to make turns before it ...

posted 12:00:08pm Aug. 26, 2015 | read full post »

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