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No anxious state exists apart from the illusion that the security, happiness, and wholeness you long for exists somewhere outside of you — “in a time to come.” Then why do we go on embracing anxious thoughts and feelings that […]

Until our gratefulness toward life no longer requires a happy feeling to hold its hand to be able to make its way out of our heart, we do not yet know the real nature of gratitude, nor its secret spiritual […]

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how true “spiritual learning” is not made up of a series of steps that we add to our intellectual library of knowledge, but is instead the never-ending revelation of the higher possibilities […]

The four conditions for happiness are simple: clear eyes, a quiet mind, a sense of beauty, and an open heart. Unhappiness is the dark effect of refusing to cultivate these essential elements for having imagined, by a false light, a […]

In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why it is necessary to encounter our own so-called “limitations” if we ever want to discover the real source of higher strength that already exists within us. Click here to listen to “Awaken […]

You can make yourself miserable but you can’t make yourself happy. Real happiness is effortless. Happiness comes to those who understand that you can’t seek it any more than you seek the air you breathe. It is a part of […]

Question: Happiness is elusive! How do I let go of an ever-present feeling of being discontented? If there is one weed in a field of roses, you can bet the weed is what I will see. Answer: When it comes […]

Until we realize the impossibility of finding permanent happiness in impermanent thoughts and feelings, the only thing that will ever change about our lives are those things that we sit and wish hadn’t changed.

It is in our wanting “more” than the moment gives us to be that we not only sow the seeds of our own discontent but, for this same self-inflicted darkness, find ourselves blinded to a great truth that can help […]

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about what it takes to outgrow the part of ourselves that loves only itself. Click here to listen to “Only a First Love Can Set You Free”