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There is no greater, more reliable teacher of true self-knowledge than intentional patience and, when married to a willingness to observe oneself through the stillness and sacrifice that such patience demands, there exists no swifter, more sure path to self-realization.

Spiritually speaking, all relationships serve one purpose: self-knowledge. Self-knowledge serves one purpose: awakening to the truth of oneself. Awakening to the truth of oneself serves one purpose: dying to oneself. Dying to oneself serves one purpose: rebirth. And rebirth is […]

Seen through the eyes of higher self-knowledge, our weaknesses, whatever their nature, are (each) the secret seed of a new strength unlike anything imagined in our unending dream of overcoming what now defeats us.

You must linger for a while in a place, or with a person before they will divulge their secrets to you. The same holds true when it comes to realizing the truth of your innermost self; there is nothing as […]

If our heart longs to see a shooting star, that day will come when we’ll see one blaze across the heavens. If we keep looking for physical gold, by panning a stream or breaking through rock, chances are our search […]

Although self-study may include reading certain inner life books or listening to lectures on self-transformation, these materials, as encouraging and informative as they may be, are really only preparational tools; they have their place. After all, if you were going […]

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the difference between merely thinking about spiritual ideas and the actual awareness of the truth of ourselves in the present moment. Click here to listen to “Liberate Yourself From Your Self”

Spiritual wisdom is our greatest wealth and, as we realize the truth of this — so that true self-knowledge becomes our single greatest wish in life — each moment of every one of our relationships serves as the secret path […]

It isn’t enough to just learn the principles of wisdom. Studying wise principles without putting them into practice is like learning how to read music but never owning an instrument through which to experience the sound of those notes you […]

Over time our values have been subtly shifting away from the love of the wisdom of life to the excitement of striving to win at life, from the possibility of a self-renewing relationship with eternal forces to the promise of […]