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Stop Reliving the Past

posted by Guy Finley

You cannot do the work of starting life over and be busy reliving your past at the same time. Being new is a deliberate choice: it is an act of alignment that places you in conscious contact with a living […]

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Choose to Be New

posted by Guy Finley

Just as winter yields to the onset of spring, as surely does the moon submit to the sun, so too are we created to give ourselves to that Greater Life that alone can make us evergreen and fill us with […]

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Start Over and Keep the Wind at Your Back

posted by Guy Finley

I can’t tell you how important it is for you to set your spiritual aim for self-freedom over and over, each day. Then, start over as though a whole new wind were at your back. If you will do this, […]

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Reliving the Past is Powerless to Change the Present

posted by Guy Finley

Beating ourselves up after making a blunder doesn’t mean that we actually know better than what we just did — nor does this kind of suffering lead to greater command or better decisions the next time around. Self-punishing acts prove […]

Seize the Moment by Surrendering to It

posted by Guy Finley

Reality is renewal itself. This means that as we learn to surrender ourselves to the Source of Life that never stops starting over — so are we empowered to see that whatever seems a lost opportunity, is really the same […]

The True Spiritual Warrior

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The true spiritual warrior starts life over, over and over again.

Life Never Travels the Same Road Twice

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The Cost of Starting Over

posted by Guy Finley

Spiritually speaking, the cost of starting over is not what we pay to achieve some desire of ours, but is in our willingness to let go of — to dare to live without — any desire we may have whose […]

Getting Unstuck Starts with Looking in this New Direction

posted by Guy Finley

The only reason we ever feel stuck between the proverbial “rock and a hard place” — unable to see a way to get out — is because we’ve forgotten this simple spiritual truth: There’s always another direction waiting to reveal […]

Unleash the Power of Present Living

posted by Guy Finley

In order to let go of any painful past condition — so there is never again a moment where regret or sorrow is pulling us down — we must allow every movement, each unexpected event encountered, every thought and feeling […]

The Heart of Letting Go

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Nothing Can Stop You From Letting Go

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Pull the Plug on Your Own Painful Past

posted by Guy Finley

Real Life is change itself, a ceaseless flow of creative forces expressed in ever-new forms. So, our inability to make a fresh start isn’t because Life refuses us what we need to succeed. The problem is this: before we can […]

Choose the Unending Story

posted by Guy Finley

Letting go is an act of agreement with life; it is an accord on our part with what the present moment is telling us about ourselves as it unfolds before us — and within us — asking us what it […]

Happiness Can’t Grow Here

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I lost a great deal of money to a dishonest business partner. I can’t believe I could have fallen for such an obvious scam or that a person I thought was my friend could have stolen from me what […]

A New Beginning

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The Easily Offended is the Self Most Defended

posted by Guy Finley

Key Lesson: The smaller the self, the bigger the sense of offense it takes whenever anyone steps up to challenge one of its precious self-images. Realize Real Self-Command There is a very surprising reason why we tend to suffer over […]

Starting Over is Always Possible

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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 […]

Reclaim Your Attention

posted by Guy Finley

Question: I have read in your works, with regards to various thoughts and feelings, that we should do the interior work of learning to look at “what is talking to us, and not where it is pointing.” But when I […]

Nothing Can Stop You From Starting Over

posted by Guy Finley

The greatest power you possess for succeeding in life is your understanding that life gives you a fresh start any moment you choose to start fresh. Nothing that stood in your way even a heartbeat before stands there now in […]

3 Ways to Use the Power of Spring to Make a Fresh Start

posted by Guy Finley

During this time of the year it would be easier to stop the earth from spinning than to stop the surge of new life being awakened within her. Life is beginning again everywhere, and so can we, if we are […]

The Secret Place of All Fresh Starts

posted by Guy Finley

The fear we feel that we can’t succeed with starting life all over again is because our old nature wants us to believe that the path to a New Self requires we retrace our steps and fight our way back […]

Renew Yourself Every Moment

posted by Guy Finley

Reality is renewal itself. This means that as we learn to surrender ourselves to the Source of Life that never stops starting over — so are we empowered to see that whatever seems a lost opportunity, is really the same […]

Three Secret Ways to Start Your Life Out Fresh

posted by Guy Finley

Here are three new and true beginnings you can start with today that will put you in the right place for leaving old self-defeating choices behind you for good. 1. Each time you find yourself face to face with some […]

Ground Yourself in the Present Moment

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Painful experiences from my past have a way of coming to the surface and wrecking me all over again. How do I stop engaging myself with the past, and how do I leave this pain behind me once and for […]

Put Your Painful Past Behind You (Where it Belongs)

posted by Guy Finley

There lives nothing real in our past — regardless of how disappointing or painful it may have been — that can grab us and make us its captive, any more than a dark shadow has the power to keep us […]

(Audio) See Through This Secret Form of Limitation

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we can begin to transcend any limitation that we meet along the path to discovering the truth about ourselves. Click here to listen to this short talk “See Through This Secret […]

(Audio) Start Busting the Bridges to Nowhere

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Your true nature does not feel any compulsion to compare itself to anything. In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why any attempt to find an identity through comparison will always leave you feeling incomplete. Click here to listen to […]

(Audio) Lessons in Realizing Higher Love

posted by Guy Finley

To find an unknown God and an unknown Love is the duty of individuals who are weary of the old, known ways. In this podcast Guy Finley reveals the need to persist in our wish for True Love, God’s Love, […]

Let Truth Lift You Above Your Troubles

posted by Guy Finley

The following thoughts are for anyone who has ever felt the longing to “fly” or otherwise levitate in some way, and especially for those who are confused by it… given the great contrast between the weight of one’s persistent fears, […]

A New Wish for Self-Understanding

posted by Guy Finley

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 […]

Nothing Can Stop You From Starting Over

posted by Guy Finley

We can be new now, if we’re first fed up inwardly with our old, false nature; and secondly if we’re willing to really let go of this nature as we understand what that means. That’s what our higher studies are […]

Empowering the Good

posted by Guy Finley

For every impulse, each movement in the expanding heavens, there is a gravity equal to it; for each light, each bit of love, there is a darkness, a resentment or regret. Our place, if we accept it, is to always […]

God Never Gives You More Than You Can Handle

posted by Guy Finley

Perhaps you have heard the expression that God never gives you more than you can handle. And perhaps you wondered whether or not it was true. I’m now going to tell you why it’s the absolute truth.  It’s the absolute […]

Starting Over

posted by Guy Finley

QUESTION How can I strengthen my prayer for a new start with the resolve to actually accomplish it?

The Power to Change

posted by Guy Finley

Feeling sorry for yourself is not an action… anymore than reliving some old regret has the power to change your present nature. Struggle with yourself; reaching takes disturbing the one who rests; yet, as surely as a seedling breaks out […]

The Secret of Making a New and True Beginning, Part 2

posted by Guy Finley

The perfectly present moment is both the seed of who you are and of your experience of now. And just as you can’t separate who you are from your experience of now, neither can you separate now from the real […]

The Secret of Making a New and True Beginning, Part 1

posted by Guy Finley

There can be no starting place in our lives any truer than what our own awareness of the present moment permits. This friendly fact tells us that our life direction, our actual destiny, is determined by the level of our […]

Growing From Past Mistakes

posted by Guy Finley

QUESTION I am bogged down in a financial and personal morass created by extremely poor decisions and excesses in the past. I fear that the whole mess makes it impossible now to absorb and realize the truths that can transform […]

Fearlessly Facing Tough Economic Times

posted by Guy Finley

QUESTION What key lessons in particular can I apply when the job situation looks so grim and at any moment I won’t even have rent money?

(Audio) Use Unkind Acts to Help Create a New World

posted by Guy Finley

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how we can use everything that we encounter in our relationships with others to change ourselves.

Leave the World of Limitation

posted by Guy Finley

What is it that confines you? What is it that won’t let you play, talk, or interact? What is it that says you can’t write, or you’ll never sing? What is it that says you’re not as good as someone […]

Wake Up and Break the Stress Cycle

posted by Guy Finley

Have you ever heard yourself say, “What in the name of heaven was that all about?” and you were asking yourself what you had just done? Or along the same lines, “What on earth was I thinking?” when it became […]

Previous Posts

Honesty Is the Best Policy
If there is one essential characteristic or element most needed to ensure the success of those who seek the immortal Self, it is self-honesty. Without true integrity—from the inside out—it is impossible for the aspirant to come into a ...

posted 12:00:50pm May. 26, 2015 | read full post »

The Secret of Being Successful in All Worlds
A reporter who had a deep and personal interest in higher spiritual matters heard of a certain teacher of truth who was held in high repute. But what caught the reporter’s attention more than anything else was that this modern-day master was ...

posted 12:00:54pm May. 25, 2015 | read full post »

The Truth About the Past
So many people today are bitter, broken-hearted, or just plain angry because of what happened to them while growing up. The reasons for their resentment or regret are as countless as are the number of unconscious people who unknowingly create ...

posted 12:00:57pm May. 22, 2015 | read full post »

(Video) Awaken the Part of You That Fears No Pain
Guy Finley explains that the question in every spiritual aspirant's mind is, "When will I be free?" To know the answer, first you must awaken entirely to what it is that enslaves you. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l99VUo-2vyA[/youtube] ...

posted 12:00:43pm May. 21, 2015 | read full post »

The Power to Change Your Past (Conclusion)
Who you really are—your immortal Self—doesn’t live in the past, and therefore cannot be punished by anything that happened there. If anything, the repeated pain of reliving whatever the problems may have been should show us that we’ve ...

posted 12:00:07pm May. 20, 2015 | read full post »

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