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Every year Life of Learning Foundation’s “Talks in the Pines” summer retreat proves to be an unforgettable event for all those who attend, but this year promises to be extra special. In-person attendance is highly recommended as Guy Finley intends […]

Question: Why do some people seem to exude peace of mind while I struggle to be calm. What is the source of composure, and how can I work to develop it within myself? Answer: For better or worse, the quality […]

The only sure way to drop a problem is to never pick it up in the first place.

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how the seeming “absence” of the divine is actually an invitation for us to draw inwardly nearer to that which never stops calling us.

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how authentic silence is the natural fruit of a mind that has seen the futility of its own efforts to silence itself.

Even though he’d only recently arrived at the secluded monastery, a young monk went to see the senior abbot. He took great care to explain how, no matter what he did to get away from noise, someone or something was […]

We must do more than just try to remember that nothing disturbs our peace of mind without first having gained our consent to enjoin us in that conflict; we must learn to fight for ourselves, to boldly reject any negative […]

Guy Finley talks about how we currently live from an agitated nature that searches for “peace” through its own frenzied activity. Our awareness of this fact is what seeds within us a new relationship with real peace. Click here to […]

When you go outside on a beautiful day, do you step into the sunlight and try to enjoy the warmth, or isn’t the enjoyment inherent in the experience? Similarly, when you see a falcon fly amongst the trees, land, shake […]

Question: I love the idea of living in a world without storms, but given how much turmoil and trouble there seems to be every¬where, including in ourselves, where do we find such an elevated state of self? Answer: Peace of […]