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 […]
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 […]
Our every action is a prayer, for our deeds are seeds and by them we plant the world we will walk through tomorrow.
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how any moment can be used to remember our wish to be in the presence of what is good. Click here to listen to this short talk, “Learn to Wait on What […]
Your heart needs space to soar. Your mind needs places Without walls to wander And time by itself . . . To see its own reflection.
To sow spiritual seeds means that we do spiritual work. Spiritual work is always interior work first, even if, as a matter of course, this work becomes manifest through exterior action. What is this interior work by which we sow […]
There is nothing as certain as silence, stillness, and solitude to introduce you to the secrets of yourself. In one respect, everything about one’s spiritual life is so terribly simple. There is only one time and one way in which […]
In this podcast, Guy Finley explores the true meaning and purpose of meditation, and explains why it is the most natural and practical thing you can do for yourself.