What Should I Eat?

All foods have one of three qualities. Some foods have spiritual qualities, some have activating qualities, and some have evil qualities. Since the expression of a person’s soul is dependent upon the condition of his body, and his body is dependent upon food, it is desirable to know not only the physical but also the spiritual and psychological effects of … Read More

Do I Need to Be Selfless?

Whatever you do in life attracts those conditions to yourself. If you set the example of selfishness, people will practice selfishness on you. Self-preservation is an instinct, but God gave you memory, intelligence, and imagination to understand the difficulties of others. True happiness lies in helping whoever crosses your path. Avoid evil selfishness, which is the root of all troubles … Read More

Are People Part of Nature?

Each of us has a living relation to the earth. Our bodies may be compared to the earth itself. The rivers are the arteries, the stars are the eyes, and the vegetation is the hair. The same chemicals that make up the earth also make up our bodies. Both our bodies and the earth have more water than solids. The … Read More

Why Is Life Hard?

Through life’s  challenges you learn life’s lessons. Challenges are not meant to crush you but to help you develop your powers. They come through the natural law of progress, so that you might advance from lower to higher levels of spiritual attainment. In order to pass life’s tests, you will need to develop elasticity of the mind.  Never allow your … Read More

What is True Prosperity?

True prosperity lies in being able to supply your mental and spiritual needs, as well as the physical. There is, however, a big difference between the things you need and the things you want. True prosperity means to have at your command the things that are necessary for your existence. Unfortunately, very few people understand what is truly necessary. Very … Read More

How Can I Feel Rejuvenated?

Rejuvenation means to live fully and to prolong youth to the end of your days. Some people have good bodies to start with, while others have always been sickly. This is due to past karma. You must know how to rejuvenate the body not only through proper diet, but through energy, by developing will power. You can bring energy into … Read More

What Is a “Spiritual Marriage?”

Marriage is God-made, not man-made, but man has abused the high purpose of marriage. Spiritual marriage means to marry your soul to the eternal love of God. Without God no marriage can be successful. The purpose of marriage is to know God, to be with God together, but this has been forgotten. If you attract a person by spiritual magnetism, … Read More

What Makes Someone a Spiritual Teacher?

A spiritual teacher should have Self-realization, balance, and a knowledge of comparative religions. He should be completely grounded in truth. The greatest spiritual teachers meditate a great deal in order to know the truth in any given situation. A spiritual teacher should always meditate before teaching. This practice is more valuable than studying books or discussing ideas with others. There … Read More

Does Prayer Do Anything?

First, you must find out what kind of prayers bring a response from God. Some people pray with emotion, which often loses its force in tears, religious dancing, or muscular demonstrations. Emotional prayers result in activity and excitement, but devotional prayers alone bring the calm joy of the soul. Purely intellectual prayers may give intellectual satisfaction, but they do not … Read More

How Are We Influenced By Our Environment?

Your environment and the company you keep are of paramount importance. Your outer environment, in conjunction with your inner environment, controls your life and molds your tastes and habits. Environmental troubles are the result of your conscious or unconscious actions in the past — somewhere, sometime. You must take responsibility for them. However, you must not develop an inferiority complex. … Read More