I used to try to keep in touch with “the world” by listening to the news on the radio. It amazed me to see how quickly I got caught up in trivia.
When I arrived at Ananda, everything I owned was in a backpack made out of a used gunnysack.
If there is a single quality that society needs today, it is integrity. The worlds of business, of entertainment, of our culture in general, are crippled by a lack of morality. But, a culture is only a collection of individuals and the struggle for virtue must be personal. It begins with you.
One of the deepest truths that Yogananda taught: the greater the will, the greater the flow of energy.