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Guy Finley explains what it means to “practice the presence” and sustain a relationship with a higher part of ourselves in the present moment. It starts with working to remain in our body, psychologically speaking, which allows our senses to […]

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Spending our time in quiet contemplation of the Truth, or simply practicing being still so as to discern the Divine within ourselves, is the same as finding answers to problems before they appear.

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We have all felt the calming effect of a kind of unity when we stand on the ocean’s shore, and gaze out on its endless waters. In moments like these our relationship with the ocean is a meditative one; the […]

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Just as the still waters of a quiet pond effortlessly mirror the depths of the sky that towers above it, so does the silent mind reflect with ease upon the Divine that dwells within it.

People complain that their spiritual lives languish even as all they listen to, and for, is what amounts to the sound of their own voice.  The secret of real spiritual growth is not mental or emotional activity, but silent receptivity.

No one can say “No” to this world who is afraid to walk through it alone . . .

We will make detailed preparations for a single day off, lay out careful plans for a special date, or spend untold moments worrying over what we should wear; but few of us rarely take the time to prepare our interior […]

The only reason your mind won’t stop its endless chattering… is because “you” won’t stop listening to it! *** Talking to yourself to comfort yourself makes sense only until you realize that talking to what troubles you, in the hopes […]

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 […]