There are three ways to get what one wants from life: industry, cunning, or love. Industry is good but at best conditional, for it is subject to the passage and ravages of time. The “crafty” inevitably trap themselves. Love, on […]
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 for there to be any hope of sighting heaven’s […]
Your heart needs space to soar. Your mind needs places without walls to wander and time by itself to see its own reflection. Give them this gift, and they will bring back to you the freedom they find, filled to […]
Honesty heals; lies hurt. In these four words live all one needs to know and practice—that is, assuming one wishes to be whole, harmless, loving, and true. www.YourImmortalSelf.com
It’s a little-known secret that our experience of life in any given moment is a direct reflection of what we actually value in that same moment. We may deny this unsettling truth, but when it comes to what we are […]
Guy explains that in order for the spirit to make its home in a human being, it must enter into all their parts to reveal, heal, and unite them. If only one part of you is involved, the rest is […]
Nothing seems harder to accept than the fact that we are responsible for so much of what proves to be unnecessary suffering. But we must challenge this involuntary, often intractable refusal to consider such ideas. The truth is that we […]
We have an essential need to be at peace. Part of that essential need to be at peace is to know that we are in the right place at the right time, doing the right thing, and to know it […]
You may not see it unfolding, but here’s what happens the moment you take your eye off of seeing the whole of yourself: Some unseen part of yourself takes one step closer to falling into the pit of some pain […]
To have real gratitude, to have that fullness of heart that, by its greatness, fulfills the one who holds it, begins with allowing God to give you a portion of His Life… a gift one can only receive once he […]
Any time you sit, think about, and “stew” over what someone did to you, or simmer in anger about some past event, the real reason for your pain is because you’re cooking your own goose!
Just as the still waters of a quiet pond effortlessly mirror the depths of the sky that towers above it, so does the silent mind reflect with ease upon the Divine that dwells within it.
Guy Finley explains that no matter how well something is interpreted, the interpretation will always be incomplete because it’s at a different level from the original impression. When you see that your mind is always interpreting your experiences for you, […]
Guy Finley explains that the music from a particular country or nationality, for instance Ireland or Africa, includes a unique set of intervals that express the essences of the individuals in that population. While we may each have our own […]
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the real nature of self-transformation. Learn what it means to place yourself in a vibrant relationship with real Life. Discover a whole and truly refreshing new way to meet life.
It’s impossible to imagine a future wholeness without feeling, in the present moment, strangely incomplete — as though we’re missing something essential! We’ve all sensed this disquiet each time we devise some new plan to feel “better” about ourselves. It’s […]
The study of physics — of the laws that govern relationships — reveals some very telling spiritual truths, if one has “eyes” to see. For instance…every mass in the universe pulls on every other mass, and the strength of that […]
Unconscious suffering is a creation of incomplete perception; it is the inevitable painful outcome of having mistaken the partial for the whole. *** Employing self-remembrance, strive to practice Presence; (this) one action is the path of spiritual purification, even as […]
Brooding, resenting, regretting… all are forms of unconscious suffering, and serve to strengthen the false notion that the negative state is a product of the condition, instead of a reflection of one’s consciousness. To suffer consciously is to act in […]
Here’s a short poem… The self-teacher is the self-cheater. What does that mean? It means that if we teach ourselves what the lessons are that come our way, we cheat ourselves of what they have brought us. All life lessons […]
When you go outside on a beautiful day, do you step into the sunlight and try to enjoy the warmth, or isn’t the enjoyment inherent in the experience? Similarly, when you see a falcon fly amongst the trees, land, shake […]
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 […]
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how our true nature, which is fearlessness itself, is not separate from the unfathomable wholeness of real life. Click here to listen to “One Mind, One Heart, One Story”
The feel of fresh understanding, an infusion of light; the sweet flood of a new knowing pouring into and integrating one’s soul, familiarizing it with its own forgotten wholeness and perfected peace. This is our hope in prayer: To become […]
Our present nature believes that everything worthwhile, i.e., pleasurable, has to do with what we can extract from our relationships, business, money, powers, etc. We look into this world that we see as being outside of us, hoping to find […]
In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how true faith, born out of seeing the real need for a fearless life, can point the way toward an authentic, everlasting inner freedom.
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.
There is something fundamentally wrong with human beings, and never has this flaw in character been more evident than recent history reveals. Of course, one can’t see what one doesn’t even know exists, but suffice it to say that just […]