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August 2015 Issue


In your consciousness there are all kinds of records. You must destroy all records that revive memories of unhappiness. By remembering an experience you live it over again. Thus, it is sometimes important to cultivate forgetfulness.

Belief directed with energy is the secret of all spiritual success. Seek by outer reminders and by an inner expansion of awareness and sympathy to manifest your belief in God.

Paramhansa Yogananda said we should think of work as active meditation and meditation as inward service. In other words, our daily activities and meditation are not separate from each other; they are two aspects of our spiritual path.

The phrase, “The old way doesn’t work anymore” became my new reality. No longer could I power my way through life. I had to listen to the Guru’s inner guidance and ask, “What is trying to happen here?”

The adolescent brain is affected differently by alcohol and marijuana than an adult brain. None of this is harmless, even to adults, but there aren’t as many permanent effects on cognitive function as are caused by even casual use in these younger years.

One of the great challenges in any devotee’s spiritual life is how to respond to negativity, especially when the dark energy seems to have made you its particular target.

Awaken to Superconsciousness is a comprehensive guide to meditation, spirituality and consciousness, the latter presented as the fundamental reality of existence.

I will use my creative thinking ability to gain success in every worth-while project that I undertake

There is no better panacea for sorrow, no better reviving tonic, and no greater beauty than a genuine smile. —Paramhansa Yogananda
A Simple Operation
“Why did you run out of the operating room?” a hospital administrator asked a nervous patient.
“The patient replied, “Because the nurse said, ‘Don’t be so jittery, an appendectomy is a simple operation.”
“So?” said the administrator.
“She was talking to the doctor!” the patient explained.
No Rest for the Weary
A man had been driving all night and by morning was still far from his destination. He decided to stop at the …

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