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The day will come when you will understand that if you’re just present to your own body during meditation, you need do nothing more. The catch is that you must first realize that your previous efforts have just interfered with […]

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 have tried to sit and go quiet to practice self-observation, but my thoughts scream at me that I should give up this worthless, unproductive practice! Answer: Pay no attention to what your own thoughts and feelings are trying […]

Too often it happens that some people lose their interest in self-study. They give up on their inner work because they don’t see the immediate results hoped for. If anything, in their growing awareness of what has always been their […]

Question: When quieting my mind, there is sometimes a feeling of peace and clarity in the present moment, but often there is this gloomy, dark feeling of emptiness, together with a sense of fear about the future making me feel […]

The key to the kingdom of heaven is never farther away from us than what each present moment reveals to us; for in truth “purity of heart” is inseparable from our willingness to see that things are the way they […]

You cannot make tomorrow into anything brighter or better than your potential to be present to yourself in the moment — present to any fears that are trying to convince you to take actions about tomorrow. If you plant a […]

In this short talk, Guy Finley reveals why it is so important to wake up and come back to the present moment, instead of being lost in a dream. Our current nature thinks it can add something to Life. When we […]

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the difference between being completely passive to life’s movements, and being properly active in the moment, which involves listening intently to what the present moment is wanting to communicate to us about […]

Your nature is not fixed. It can be transformed. This amazing quality, the inherent potential mutability of our nature, is what sets us above all of God’s countless other creations. And this fact about our unique nature also empowers us […]