Letting Go with Guy Finley

Much as we might find ourselves on a hillside watching helplessly as an approaching storm overtakes where we stand, there are times when we know a sorrow is coming but are unable to get out from beneath its pain. Sorrow that not only didn’t we tell someone of our love for him or her, but…

Spiritual patience is born in us as we grow to realize that our individual lives are forever being revealed in a great clockwork whose tireless and timeless mainspring is Love. Our part in this inexorable movement of life is not to resist what appears untimely in its unfolding but — providing we will remain open,…

There was once a woman who, longing to make a new start after a painful divorce, moved with her young daughter to a new town. Part of her plan included opening a small shop in the town’s main square that would feature beautiful and unique objects from all around the world. Several months later, the…

The assumption is that when your words or actions set me off, then my irritation is only the effect of having to tolerate your ignorance of my superior understanding, else you would never challenge my thinking. While the truth is that real wisdom can neither be injured nor inflamed, and only one’s imagined intelligence is…

It is an inescapable fact that the world we see “outside” of us — with all its poverty, sickness, and violence, is the accurate reflection of (the present level) of our collective consciousness. In fact, the real problem (and the reason our planet remains “pained” as it does) is that we don’t want to see…

Why is there always something lurking in our minds that’s often unhappy and dissatisfied with how the moment is going? “Things shouldn’t be like this, why is this happening, etc.” As we begin seeing through this lower nature that’s always corrupting the purity of the moment, we’re lifted out of the kingdom of disharmony and…

The more we unknowingly agree to be guarded by the shadows of old fears and lingering regrets, the less chance we have of experiencing the unexpected delight of discovering and exploring something new… not just in our partner, but within ourselves as well.

It’s not something most of us would admit to, at least not openly…but, nevertheless, it’s true: when it comes to many of our relationships ¬– with family, friends, or lovers – or even a simple encounter with a stranger on the street – there often come times when a little “push” turns into a “shove.”…

It seems like a stretch, a difficulty at best, to consider that it would be possible for us to meet an unwanted moment with a heart that is fully open, and to be able to respond with the realization that it is just something passing through. It has no power other than something in us…

One indication of making real effort, based on a true spiritual intention, is that even when we fail (with it), whatever regret we may have over our revealed weakness is tempered by an equal measure of realizing how important it is that we never forget what has just happened to us, within us; for now…

Guy Finley
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Guy Finley

Bestselling "Letting Go" author Guy Finley's encouraging and accessible message is one of the true bright lights in our world today. His ideas cut straight to the heart of our most important personal and social issues - relationships, success, addiction, stress, peace, happiness, freedom - and lead the way to a higher life.

Finley is the Founder and Director of Life of Learning Foundation, a nonprofit Center for Spiritual Discovery. He is the acclaimed author of "The Secret of Letting Go" and more than 45 other books and audio programs that have sold over two million copies in 26 languages worldwide. His work is widely endorsed by doctors, business professionals, celebrities, and religious leaders of all denominations.

Through Life of Learning Foundation, Guy has presented over 5,000 unique self-realization seminars to thousands of grateful students throughout North America and Europe over the past 20 years and has been a guest on over 700 television and radio shows, including national appearances on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, and NPR.

The Foundation's popular Key Lesson e-mails featuring inspirational quotes by Guy are read each week by a hundred thousand subscribers in 142 countries. Guy speaks four times each week on inner-life principles at Life of Learning Foundation's home in Merlin, Oregon. These meetings are ongoing and open to the public. For more information about Life of Learning Foundation, Guy Finley, and their life-changing messages, visit guyfinley.org.

"Guy Finley is...one of the leading experts at the forefront of human potential."
-Nightingale Conant

"Guy Finley has helped millions live fuller, more peaceable lives."
-Barnes and Noble

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