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Letting Go with Guy Finley

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Find Lasting Freedom in Spiritual Stillness, Part 2

posted by Guy Finley

There is nothing to do, only something to see . . . Blind reactions based on an incomplete understanding of your circumstances always sow the seeds of yet other unwanted moments yet to come. Everything you “do” in this manner […]

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The Power to Solve Any Problem Before It Begins

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Your true self is a creative silence, a ground of perfect stillness from which all disturbances appear and to which they return if left alone. The clearer this revelation becomes, the more confident you become that being still is the […]

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The Perfection of the Moment

posted by Guy Finley

  If you listen carefully, quietly, you’ll hear the voice of the moment tell you that all is well and always will be…

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Choose to Remember

posted by Guy Finley

How to stop thinking and start seeing…

Find This Inner Ground and Start Growing

posted by Guy Finley

In the world of thoughts and feelings, there is always going to be something to bother you. You are constantly identifying with and pouring your life energy into what cannot grow. Instead, you keep trying to grow by thinking… trying […]

How Goodness Grows Within

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The secret source of spiritual growth is found in silent receptivity…

(Video) Meditation of the Timeless Kind

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Guy Finley explains that we meditate because we want to be in touch with a world within ourselves that isn’t subject to the vagaries and whims of the outer world or even our own thoughts and feelings. By establishing a […]

The Secret of Spiritual Growth

posted by Guy Finley

People complain that their spiritual lives languish even as all they listen to, and for, is what amounts to the sound of their own voice.  The secret of real spiritual growth is not mental or emotional activity, but silent receptivity.

Detect, Stop, and Drop Inner “Voices” (Part 2)

posted by Guy Finley

The next step is to continue expanding this relaxed and increased awareness of your body to include within it the awareness of your thoughts and feelings. In other words, bring into your enhanced physical awareness the further awareness of what […]

Detect, Stop, and Drop Inner “Voices” (Part 1)

posted by Guy Finley

The best time to practice going quiet — to detect and drop dark inner voices — is when the world around you is more or less already in a natural state of silence. So, early morning, upon arising, and just […]

The Secret of Silencing Your Noisy Mind

posted by Guy Finley

The only reason your mind won’t stop its endless chattering… is because “you” won’t stop listening to it! *** Talking to yourself to comfort yourself makes sense only until you realize that talking to what troubles you, in the hopes […]

(Audio) Silence is Golden

posted by Guy Finley

It’s often said that ‘silence is golden.’ But very few people on earth understand why this is so, let alone the immense possibilities this idea holds for the sincere spiritual seeker. In this short talk Guy Finley reveals the extraordinary […]

The Clarity of Silence

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Abandon Your Usual Ways of Thinking (Part 2)

posted by Guy Finley

How do you start stepping back from your thoughts? Right where you are. Begin this very moment. Become aware, right now, without thinking about it, that you are thinking. See that there are thoughts and feelings coursing through you. As […]

Stop Using the Wrong Tool for Troubled Thoughts

posted by Guy Finley

Using thought as a tool to resolve the troubles that thought stirs up in the mind is like trying to use your fingers to seize, sort, and settle dust particles that are dancing in a sunbeam across your living room […]

Stop Listening to the Voices that Say to Give Up

posted by Guy Finley

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 […]

The Coming of Peace

posted by Guy Finley

Part I: It is not silence that quiets the mind being tormented by its own runaway fragmented thinking, it is the love of silence that both heralds the coming of Peace and that stills the soul whom it wraps in […]

The Power of a Silent Mind

posted by Guy Finley

The more we practice quietly stepping outside that rushing stream of thoughts about ourselves, the more we realize our True Self as being something altogether unthinkable; for the undreamed power of a silent mind is this: Since it never sinks […]

The Quiet Beauty of Being Inwardly Balanced

posted by Guy Finley

The meditative life is not limited to sitting down someplace quietly, nor is it limited to someplace in time where we can control conditions so that we can experience something of a quiet mind. It can be said that meditation […]

Finding the Best Method of Meditation

posted by Guy Finley

Question: What is meditation, and is there some “best” method for its practice? Answer: Real meditation is our willingness and work to be aware of what we are in relationship with within ourselves twenty-four hours a day. To answer what […]

Channel the Power of Winter to Help You Let Go

posted by Guy Finley

If fall signals the retreat of nature — as when the last leaves fall from the trees and countless creatures crawl into nooks and crannies to pass through the bone-chilling days to come — then the first day of winter, […]

Take Time Alone

posted by Guy Finley

Your heart needs space to soar. Your mind needs places  Without walls to wander  And time by itself . . . To see its own reflection.

Previous Posts

The Promise of Free Will
Only as each of us awakens to our actual condition in life, dominated as we are to one degree or another by a discontented self, can we ever hope to use our free will to give up our willfully discontented self in favor of a new and true ...

posted 3:00:54am Jul. 03, 2015 | read full post »

(Audio) The Fulfillment of Free Will
In this short audio clip, Guy Finley talks about some of the characteristics of free will -- the capacity to choose what we love -- and the higher kind of responsibility that comes with that gift. [audio ...

posted 12:00:38pm Jul. 02, 2015 | read full post »

Put Your Hand in the Hand that Lifts You
Whether you see it or not, this world is in the hands of the hand that is coming from beneath the earth. Just think of all the acts of will that are occurring as they never have occurred before on this planet where young children and adults ...

posted 3:00:13am Jul. 01, 2015 | read full post »

The Measure of Real Inner Worth
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. ...

posted 3:00:37am Jun. 30, 2015 | read full post »

You Always Have a Choice
There is a will that operates twenty-four hours a day that is for you, and a will that operates twenty-four hours a day that is against you. You’re familiar with the will that works against you. It’s that will that drags you into internally ...

posted 3:00:03am Jun. 29, 2015 | read full post »

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