Great uncertainty surrounds the whole idea of self-realization. When it comes to the possibility of being in conscious relationship with what is divine—of discovering your immortal Self—what everyone wants to know is “how?” From that point it seems the confusion […]
Our journey to the immortal Self commences with awakening to the timeless depth and breadth of our own sleeping consciousness. All that we are and hope to be already resides therein, waiting to reveal its light to whoever will dare […]
In the life of all who aspire to realize a conscious relationship with the Divine, there comes a time when their journey reaches what seems to be a complete impasse. These encounters of the unwanted kind represent distinct stages along […]
If you were empowered to change life — in order to give yourself whatever is always good and true for you to know and have — would you ever make any other kind of changes? For example, would you fear […]
Guy Finley clarifies that working to meet challenging moments “impersonally” does not mean to pretend you’re not bothered by what comes up inside of you, but to receive the impressions from the unwanted event fully so that it can be […]
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A true spiritual intention is… and belongs to a level of ‘I’ that cannot know what it seeks, but that understands its one great imperative is to reveal whatever remains unseen within us. It alone can guide us where we cannot go without […]
Yes, the path that leads to revelation is more difficult, but only in the beginning. Following its way, we are asked to look for the source of our suffering within us instead of what our suffering points to outside of […]
Anyone can be light-hearted when the sun is out, but the real measure of one’s character is best revealed in the midst of a storm.
Praying to change the world around us is pointless until we realize that the world around us is the way it is… because we are the way we are; only in the realization of this truth — and the sacrifices […]
Knowledge, regardless of how sophisticated, is a tool. It arises from and belongs to what has passed; it is the past put into a formula. As such, it embodies, defines, and relates us to life through what we, or others, […]
Real life is not by the numbers; it is impossible to “know” and to grow at the same time. Yes, one can have a formula for a prescription drug or a recipe for a good green salad, but there is […]
When we learn how to be still, to listen to what Life would teach us, we discover that not only is there a plan already in place — a celestial curriculum designed to instruct us in the ways of its […]
There is no “right” road to follow that leads to the realization of one’s immortal Self. If we wish to be one with a celestial consciousness, capable of responding with effortless wisdom to any demand—regardless of its nature, high or […]
We are tested not by Spiritual Light but in spiritual darkness . . . for what test is made amongst things revealed? . . . Our real inner worth is measured by what we turn to in moments concealed.
Distinct moments come along the upper path when it feels as if a dam has burst in one’s heart; wild waters of unknown emotions race into and through the canyons and once-sealed chambers of consciousness, washing clean all that has […]
. . . No one finds the true upper way without true guidance. And yet, on the other hand, seemingly in direct opposition to all we have learned so far, there is this beautiful fact of life . . . Within […]
Just as a ship lost at sea must make a course correction if it hopes to reach a safe harbor, so must the aspirant be willing to be corrected by life for there to be any hope of sighting heaven’s […]
The pain in any unwanted revelation about our present level of self is being created by an unseen part of that same low level of self now being revealed…
In this special short talk featuring music performed live at Life of Learning Foundation in Southern Oregon, Guy Finley talks about the music and rhythm of life itself, and how we as human beings are meant to be sensitive instruments, responding […]
We cannot change the world that we see until something changes in us the way we see it…
Question: I am always so impressed with people who are able to overcome their physical impairments with grace and a positive outlook. How can we transform our physical pains into spiritual gain? Answer: Until you change what you do with […]
Judging oneself may seem wise to the level of self involved in that judgment; but all judging of oneself is the deflection of a revelation that would heal oneself… if allowed to flower.
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we are intended to discover that who we really are, our true self, is a multi-colored palette of extraordinary possibilities. Click here to listen to “Discover the Self of Many Colors”
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how a real love for what is true and Divine requires that we agree to see ourselves as we actually are.
Just as a ship lost at sea must make a course correction if it hopes to reach a safe harbor, so must the aspirant be willing to be corrected by life if there’s to be any hope of sighting the […]
In this special short talk, Guy Finley talks about what it means to be truly receptive to the gifts that life wants to give us in each and every moment, even when it feels as though nothing is being offered.
In this video blog by Guy Finley discover how true faith allows what is higher to provide permanent rescue from what keeps us captive.
QUESTION In this time of unprecedented economic downturn, people without jobs and families losing their homes, is there anything to say to those of us who have experienced this loss and trauma? I don’t know what to say to my […]
Learn how agreement can be the key to understanding in every moment. In this video blog by Guy Finley he reveals how disagreement prevents true learning, and continues the conflict with the lessons that life brings. To agree with life […]