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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

Uplifting Quote / Key Lesson Archives

The Birth of the Light Within

posted by Guy Finley

To see … that we are held in life by what we hold onto as life is the birth of our real life in the light. *** To do those works required of us, to act from what we know […]

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Learn to Let the Light Fight For You

posted by Guy Finley

We affirm the Light of Truth — not by professing its powers on sunny days, but in choosing to walk by its Light — no matter how faint — even in the midst of our darkest hour when all that […]

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A Better Alternative to Being Sorry

posted by Guy Finley

Far better than being someone who is always sorry for what their being has brought to pass in the life of others is to start, instead, the difficult interior work of actually changing our being . . . so that […]

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A Recipe for Trouble-Free Tomorrows

posted by Guy Finley

If we work each moment to practice kindness, patience, and persistence — doing so in grateful remembrance that each breath we take is a gift — here’s what we’ll find: the power of being present in this way ensures that […]

Changing Your Future Starts Now

posted by Guy Finley

We will never again hope, in vain, for a “better time to come” once we realize this spiritual truth: the character and quality of all our moments ahead are determined by what we give ourselves to in the now.

Live Beyond the Reach of Any Darkness

posted by Guy Finley

We can either spend our time thinking about what we don’t have, feeling empty and bitter over some imagined contentment lost… or we can become quietly aware of what we already are and find there, within our Self, what is […]

The Light Fears No Darkness

posted by Guy Finley

The Light fears no darkness, and never fears anything that the darkness says is true about itself or the Light. The darkness is fear itself, because it “knows” that any form of light brought into it will reveal its essential […]

The Source of Strength

posted by Guy Finley

It is the source to which we turn, and from which we derive our strength that is the real test of our character; for in any moment of trial no one can be any stronger — better or brighter, than […]

Let Truth Make You Unstoppable!

posted by Guy Finley

Be encouraged by this truth and then do the inner work to realize the freedom it holds for you: Life itself never stands in our way. It never intends to hold us down. If something is seen by us as […]

Purity of Heart

posted by Guy Finley

The key to the kingdom of heaven is never farther away from us than what each present moment reveals to us; for in truth “purity of heart” is inseparable from our willingness to see that things are the way they […]

Hold Your Chin Up

posted by Guy Finley

The main reason we must always remember to hold our chin up whenever negative thoughts try to drag us down is because whichever direction we choose first in that moment is what the rest of us will follow. Remember the […]

How to Recognize Real Strength

posted by Guy Finley

Weak thoughts and feelings often feel strong but remember, real strength is never anxious, cruel, or punishing.

Entering the Kingdom of Heaven

posted by Guy Finley

The reason that rebirth – – true resurrection – – is a precondition of entering the kingdom of heaven is because the kingdom of heaven is not so much a “place” as it is an act of Love, and nothing […]

Where is Heaven and Where is Hell?

posted by Guy Finley

Heaven and hell are not places apart from the human heart, but realms within it.

The True Way to Answer the Day

posted by Guy Finley

Throw yourself into what the day asks of you, and let no thoughts of uncertainty delay your departure. For the only true way to answer the day is to sail into it, despite contrary winds, and let whatever unfolds teach […]

The Greatest Accomplishment of All

posted by Guy Finley

The only truly worthwhile “accomplishment” — the one action that stands the test of passing time — is the interior work we do that allows God to accomplish His task in our soul.

What Makes a Master

posted by Guy Finley

What makes someone a master is not that he or she possesses some unattainable skill, but that these individuals have first realized the existence of, and then made contact with, a world above them that wants to pour its more […]

The Doorway to the Divine

posted by Guy Finley

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 […]

Stop Giving the Past the Power to Pull You Down

posted by Guy Finley

The past is as powerless to darken the present moment, as is a shadow to reach up and drag down the form that casts it.

A Love Worth Living For

posted by Guy Finley

If you want something truly worth living for, then learn what it means to live for something that is capable of returning the love you give it.

The Manifestation of Love

posted by Guy Finley

Nothing is created that isn’t preceded by an act of love, which means that our experience of life — our manifestation of it — for either its grace and beauty, or its broken-heartedness, is the inescapable expression of what we […]

Win Freedom From the Mind that Likes to Make Enemies

posted by Guy Finley

Until we awaken enough to see that within us lives the same nature as our “enemy” of the moment, we will never know the freedom or the forgiveness found in this great liberating truth: no enemy exists for us until […]

The Secret of Being Invaluable in Life

posted by Guy Finley

Make yourself useful, refuse to complain, always encourage others and — by law — the world around you will see to your inevitable success.

The Spirit We Can Strive For

posted by Guy Finley

In the end, the kindest thing we can do for others is to always remember – as best we can – that within each of us lives the one true source of understanding, of compassion and love, and then strive […]

Gain New Strength Every Day

posted by Guy Finley

If, each day, you will use the strength you have been given — to do what life asks of you — not only will you grow stronger every day, but you will also witness an increasing willingness to embrace those […]

Welcome Every Moment

posted by Guy Finley

If we could only remember in those unwanted moments – when we see where we have been wrong in life – that this vision is granted us because we have just been visited by some new light by which to […]

How Love Transforms

posted by Guy Finley

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.

Gratitude for the Greatest Gift

posted by Guy Finley

If you love getting gifts — and who doesn’t — then why not accept, with gratitude, the greatest gift there is: the “present” moment.

The Ocean of Truth

posted by Guy Finley

Feeling dissatisfied over what life presents in any given moment is like standing before the whole ocean and getting negative because part of you believes there’s only one place to enter its waters where it’s possible to enjoy yourself. *** […]

Riches Beyond Achievements and Acquisitions

posted by Guy Finley

Achievements in and of themselves change little in us… they amount to little more than a merit badge that tarnishes in time; rather it is the suffering we consciously endure in the name of love that helps to perfect and […]

The Power To Walk Through Any Dark Moment

posted by Guy Finley

Genuine spiritual happiness and strength dawns within us once we realize that passing dark clouds are as powerless to dim the sun in the sky, as is morning dew to diminish the color of new spring flowers.

The Touch of Truth

posted by Guy Finley

Just as we cannot hope to catch and keep a cooling breeze on a hot summer’s eve, but only stand still there — grateful for the moment of its passing — neither can we take hold of what is True […]

Find Your True Home

posted by Guy Finley

*** Learn to keep your eye not upon the world that men create, but upon the world that permits men their creations. To wander through the former in search of yourself is to hope to find stability in desert dunes, […]

How We Lose the Possibility of Peace

posted by Guy Finley

The only thing we really “win” in any temporary victory over life, that’s paid for by agreeing to be angry, aggressive, or otherwise ache, is this dark and unseen guarantee: We will live to fight another day but, for this […]

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The Promise of Free Will
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posted 3:00:54am Jul. 03, 2015 | read full post »

(Audio) The Fulfillment of Free Will
In this short audio clip, Guy Finley talks about some of the characteristics of free will -- the capacity to choose what we love -- and the higher kind of responsibility that comes with that gift. [audio ...

posted 12:00:38pm Jul. 02, 2015 | read full post »

Put Your Hand in the Hand that Lifts You
Whether you see it or not, this world is in the hands of the hand that is coming from beneath the earth. Just think of all the acts of will that are occurring as they never have occurred before on this planet where young children and adults ...

posted 3:00:13am Jul. 01, 2015 | read full post »

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