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Letting Go with Guy Finley

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The Interior Action that Builds Character

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The character of goodness, of compassion and kindness that we would like to reflect and express before our friends (and enemies), requires that we place “its” life before our own. And yet, when we agree to this interior action of […]

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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 […]

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You Are Created to Change

posted by Guy Finley

  What you need is not a way to resolve or outrun what is punishing you but to rise above that world within yourself where these recurring pains are a part of the natural landscape…

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Flowers and Boulders Along the Way

posted by Guy Finley

Just as the man who climbs a great unknown mountain marvels one moment at what his ascent reveals, only to tremble before the next ridge revealed above him that he knows blocks his way, so too our journey inward offers […]

It’s All About Letting Go

posted by Guy Finley

Our experience of life, our relationship to it, is directly, intimately connected to the way in which we see it — meaning it is our understanding of life that determines how we “go” through it. This is why new, true […]

The Great Exercise of Prayer

posted by Guy Finley

The one great exercise of prayer is . . . To come wide awake And to place the center of myself Into the center of my will and . . . Having done so, take this gathering of attention And […]

The Right Request for Spiritual Rebirth

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When it comes to the possibility of spiritual rebirth, it isn’t that God does not will this for all of his earth-clad children. Quite the contrary: In this world of ours the goodness of God’s Will is always active through […]

The Meaning of Salvation

posted by Guy Finley

Question: What does it mean to be “saved” and how does one ask for it? Answer: Salvation is the old giving way to the New because we no longer want what we once were. In that quiet passing comes that […]

A Prayer for Real Strength

posted by Guy Finley

When we start to see that there is very little that’s constant in us, very little to be counted on in times of crisis (inwardly or outwardly), the tendency is to fall back into some kind of self-loathing or blaming […]

What it Means to Give Our Lives to God

posted by Guy Finley

Question: It seems that nothing in my life has turned out the way I have prayed that it would. The sadness over my situation is overwhelming, even though I have tried my best to give all my failures over to […]

The True Task in Prayer

posted by Guy Finley

Rare are those of us who come to pray for a new self, because few reach the point where we say, and really mean, “Can you help me?” This is because it’s impossible to ask for a new self, for […]

The Right Road

posted by Guy Finley

Within each discovery, by each revelation of the reality underlying our present level of self, we are brought to a crossroads on our journey to the Kingdom of Truth. The road on the left, of resistance to what is revealed, […]

Answering the Wish to Do God’s Will

posted by Guy Finley

There is always and only one answer — for all of us — when it comes to trying to do the will of God, however we feel the need: we must be true to our own heart, listen quietly for […]

Summer – A Natural Time for Letting Go

posted by Guy Finley

Summer is a secret time of sacrifice; it marks nature’s perpetual passage from one form into another. The evidence is everywhere: flowers shed their petals to reveal the baby fruits hidden in their buds, even as other maturing fruits ripen […]

A New Year’s Lesson to Help Take You Higher

posted by Guy Finley

While the desire to be perfect runs through the very fiber of our soul, how to fulfill the longing of this greater love is a question few find the answer to, and here is why: The path to self-perfection weaves […]

(Audio) The Magic of Being Mindful in the Moment

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In this short talk we’re invited to discover the possibility of an enlightening relationship with real Life. Guy tells us that our relationship with consciousness is to agree to bring the whole of ourselves into the Light of intelligence that […]

Find the Heart of Fearless Living

posted by Guy Finley

Freedom from fear has nothing to do with acquiring powers or possessions, so as to change or otherwise control those moments that seem to darken our life; real fearlessness is in our divine right to take whatever is unwanted… and […]

(Audio) Take Yourself Off the Track to Nowhere

posted by Guy Finley

In this podcast, Guy Finley explains that true self-command becomes possible when we begin to consciously interrupt the momentum of the unconscious nature that is presently in control of our lives.

(Audio) Give Yourself to a Life Free of Fear

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In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why we must give ourselves completely to each moment if we ever want to discover a fearless life.

(Audio) Getting Close to Being Spiritual

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In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how a real spiritual life becomes possible for us when we begin to act on what we know is true.

(Audio) The Secret of Gentle Intolerance

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In this podcast, Guy Finley describes a new kind of interior, conscious resolve in which a person ceases to tolerate the deceptive demands of negative states.

Reclaim Your Right to Be Free

posted by Guy Finley

QUESTION One of the main themes in your new book, The Courage to Be Free, concerns recovering what you call “our original fearless self.” What freedom have we lost, and how do we reclaim it?

Answering the Wish to Do God’s Will

posted by Guy Finley

There is always and only one answer — for all of us — when it comes to trying to do the will of God, however we feel the need: we must be true to our own heart, listen quietly for […]

The Season of Growth and Sacrifice

posted by Guy Finley

Summer is the time of natural abundance. These are the days of a great conversion: the whole of life flourishes, fulfills, and feeds itself at once. We see before us the immeasurable power of plentitude. But what do we stand […]

Break the Cycle of Recurrent Fearful States

posted by Guy Finley

QUESTION I wake up every morning and this terror comes over me to the point of producing many physical symptoms. I want God’s life with all my being, but I feel like I am standing on a bridge staring down […]

The Jeweler’s Hand

posted by Guy Finley

Never run from any blow that life brings to you . . .for within you dwells a yet unknown Character whose Celestial Nature is to whatever may assail you as is the native element of gold to the mallet of […]

Previous Posts

Remember the Silent Force
Question: Where do we look for the power we need to be happy and safe? Answer: Look for this power not in a person, place, possession, idea, or belief, but through the new understanding that your higher, permanent nature needs no power ...

posted 12:00:37pm Jul. 29, 2015 | read full post »

Put the Truth First
Always remember when you work with powerful truthful ideas such as we study here that there are many temporarily unknown parts of yourself that may try to mislead you. They know that your growing true spiritual insight will lead you away from ...

posted 12:00:12pm Jul. 28, 2015 | read full post »

Your Safety and Secret Strength
Of this you may be assured: There is a struggle for your Heart between powers in places High and low. Your safety and secret strength in this contest is that neither kingdom can claim this coveted Gift (of yours) without you willing it so. ...

posted 3:00:56am Jul. 27, 2015 | read full post »

The Power to Change
The power to change our past only becomes a possibility for us as we awaken to find ourselves no longer able to make any excuses for what we have been, or for being what we are in the present moment...   ...

posted 3:00:38am Jul. 24, 2015 | read full post »

(Video) The Reconciliation Between Self-Condemnation and Excuse
Guy Finley reveals that we never suspect that the part within that wants to condemn us is the same as that which excuses what we did. Observe these two sides together and a powerful third force is awakened. This awareness holds the opposites. ...

posted 3:00:21am Jul. 23, 2015 | read full post »

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