We need never fear any quality or character that we see in ourselves. This isn’t to say that such fears won’t appear—they will, and they must as a result of our work to set ourselves free. After all, to walk […]
We are wrongly led to believe that life makes us into the kind of person we are. In truth, it’s our level of self-understanding that makes life what it is for us! This is why nothing can really change for […]
Real spiritual growth does not happen automatically with the mere passage of time. A change in our outer activities does not lead to true change. In this podcast, Guy Finley explains that changing what we “do” is not the same […]
The next time you’re overcome with feeling as if you are powerless, take this one interior action and watch that fear disappear: instead of looking at what your fear is telling you is greater than your power to deal with […]
We have no idea of the power with which we have been endowed. Within us dwells the possibility of realizing a level of consciousness whose freedom has no contingencies, one that cannot fall apart even when the conditions in our […]
True spiritual “power” isn’t the ability to imagine and implement an endless series of new solutions to old problems. Rather, it is a radical new and higher form of self-understanding, one that illuminates and transcends our unconscious need to have […]
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, […]
If you want to know your true and proper place in the great story of life, you must learn to read your own heart… for within it, line after line, is written all there is to know.
When you run into a personal obstacle, you have not run into an outer condition that is denying you happiness. You have run into your own present life-level. Your level of being is what determines where you are at any […]
All that is moves through and expresses itself in cycles. Think of the seasons: each spring there is a stirring, the promise of a birth yet to come; we see, revealed before us, the appearance of possibilities that were formerly […]
What do we need to do to rise above the limitations of our present understanding — limitations that, seen or not, play a role in our daily dose of heartache? The answer may surprise you! Truth teachings throughout the ages […]
To know that there is no “self” to fail – only a certain level of understanding not as yet adequate to the task set before it – is to be empowered to transcend any trials we must face…
You have triumphed at life’s game when — no matter win or lose in the eyes of the world — you can walk away from any demanding moment with a measure of more true self-understanding than you took into it.
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”
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 […]
Your best possible guarantee for a brighter tomorrow is found within the dedicated inner work you do today to welcome the Light of higher self-understanding.
QUESTION I am tired of suffering uselessly, and want to make a new wish for greater self-understanding. Are there any practical steps I can take to strengthen my wish? ANSWER It may not seem so at the time of a […]