Violence is how ignorance answers the conflict and pain that is born out of what it causes without understanding this fact.
There is one essential reason why there is so much constant heartache and war on this earth, and why conflict has continued as it has down through the ages. The answer may surprise you. We do not understand the nature […]
Guy Finley explains in this brief talk that it is possible for us to find complete freedom from the mechanical, enemy-making nature that presently tricks us into believing that it is necessary to our well-being to have enemies of any […]
Question: All of the difficulties we have with one another seem to be due to the fact that we’re all trying to protect ourselves. It seems like in the very process of trying to keep ourselves safe, we actually create […]
If we really lived in this world as it is, there would be no war. If I really lived with the person that I was married to, if I really lived with the children that I have… it would be […]
Each time we will consciously refuse to strike back in anger or act out some aggression toward the one who hurts us, we sow the seed of a new order of a conscious life. Now instead of being used by […]
Most of us already suspect what needs to be done if we are to have any hope of moving beyond the conflict so common in our relationships. Nevertheless, here is a brief description of the spiritual action to be taken: […]
It doesn’t matter how, or where, this dark cycle of conflict got started. It is not important any longer. Why? Because once we understand that to try to hurt someone — even just to want to — is to hurt […]
When someone acts thoughtlessly towards us, it is a similar thoughtlessness in us that responds. In other words, our own hostile reactions take no thought for anything outside of what they call into account for their suddenly heated existence — […]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about an idea that, if understood properly, has the power to forever change the way we respond to situations that usually instigate a painful conflict of one kind or another.
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how the ending of large-scale wars in the outer world must begin with individuals who are willing to stop going along with the interior excuses that justify having enemies.
There can never be real peace in any world wherever opposing wills contest what the nature of that peace will be. And if this is true with two people at war over “how” or “what” peace is to be won, […]
Question: Do you have an opinion on prophesies or dire predictions, or does it waste our positive energy to consider them? What do you think about the anticipated ugly prospects in the Middle East? Answer: It is not only a […]
Question: With war raging and me in the middle of it all, will my spiritual work lift me out of the clutches of this dismal place? And if so, where? Answer: Freedom from this raging planet with all of its […]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how a higher awareness of “our world” makes it impossible to punish, judge or be against another person. Click here to listen to this podcast “Awaken to a New and Higher World […]
If only we would cease giving others Reasons to resist our presence, Bear ourselves With what we burden them, Leaving no reason for blame . . . Then . . . that great silent rage Hidden in the human heart […]
If only we would cease giving others Reasons to resist our presence, Bear ourselves With what we burden them, Leaving no reason for blame… Then…that great silent rage Hidden in the human heart Would have to be seen for what […]