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We have all felt the calming effect of a kind of unity when we stand on the ocean’s shore, and gaze out on its endless waters. In moments like these our relationship with the ocean is a meditative one; the […]

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Before we can know a happiness beyond the reach of conflict or sorrow, we must ourselves be whole; for any happiness apart from self-wholeness is only half a happiness and must, in time, prove itself so.

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We go through our lives in a continual dance of being filled with something that needs an answer, and then going out and finding that answer… only to find out that our answer wasn’t quite the answer. Then, as we […]

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It is in the acceptance of life as it is — as it is given to us in each moment — that we find the wholeness, the holiness that is the one true center of this storm called “life.”

Love doesn’t resist or resent anything; it knows and sees the secret unity in all it beholds. Light doesn’t fear shadows; it gently transforms them into open space.

The truth of our oneness with life only starts to become real for us as we awaken to see that in hurting others, we have also hurt ourselves, and — that whenever we hurt ourselves — others suffer. *** There […]

The more we awaken to how inwardly divided we actually are — and start to see all of the forces randomly operating within us, with no guidance apart from the “good” each separate self desires at the moment — the […]

It is perhaps the mystery of the ages that only to the degree that we perfect our love in God do we come to realize oneness, and that only God can perfect our love in Him. God perfects our love […]

In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about what it would mean for us to let real life sound its essential notes within us without the unnecessary dissonance of our resistance. Click here to listen to this podcast “Just Let the […]

Just as a ship lost at sea must make a course correction if it hopes to reach a safe harbor, so must the aspirant be willing to be corrected by life if there’s to be any hope of sighting the […]