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from a friend….. It was the coldest winter ever.  Many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together to keep warm. This way they covered and protected themselves, but the quills of each […]

In the words of a remarkable man, W. Clement Stone: What do you do when you have a serious personal problem? (Physical, mental, moral, spiritual, family, social or business problem.) Your philosophy will determine your answer. What is your living […]

In times of such powerful and devastating natural disasters, there is only one source of comfort. This source is the most powerful force in the universe, our divine Mother & Father God.   “He is the cleverest, who finds God, […]

a friend shared this story with me…… Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room.  One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs.  His bed was […]

A wonderful metaphor: A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up.  […]

  I wish for you… Comfort on difficult days, Smiles when sadness intrudes, Rainbows to follow the clouds, Laughter to kiss your lips, Sunsets to warm your heart, Gentle hugs when spirits sag, Friendships to brighten your being, Beauty for […]

Life is quite simple when we live from our heart. Have you noticed that it is difficult, if not impossible to have a relationship with someone in your head? All relationships requires love, care and encouragement to grow and thrive. […]

Today, March 9th, is a unique day.    On March 9, 1936, Sri Yukteswar entered mahasamadhi, a God, illumined master’s conscious exit from the body at the time of physical death.  Sri Yukteswar was the beloved guru of Paramahansa Yogananda. “The root […]

From Paramahansa Yogananda’s “The Divine Romance.” “The relationship that exists between friends is the grandest of human loves.  Friendly love is pure, because it is without compulsion.  One freely chooses to love his friends; he is not bound by instinct.  […]

Today marks the anniversary of Yogananda’s mahasamadhi. On March 7, 1952, the great guru, Paramahansa Yogananda entered mahasamadhi, a God-illumined master’s conscious exit from the body at the time of physical death.   His passing was marked by an extraordinary […]