Inwardly I asked Yogananda whether I should try hang gliding and was surprised to feel his stamp of approval in my heart. I tried to visualize myself hang gliding high above the ground — and the fear returned. Nevertheless, I decided to try it.
I never wanted to go to India. But I felt my Guru, Paramhansa Yogananda, guiding me to go on the Ananda pilgrimage in October 2006.
Spiritual healing worked for me when nothing else did. From my own experience, I know that strong willpower coupled with dynamic faith in the Guru can accomplish just about anything.
By the time Helen was six-years-old, her parents had become desperate, for their firstborn seemed increasingly more animal than human.
The death of a parent is never easy to accept, especially when you’re an impressionable 15-year-old shielded from life’s harsh edges.
Living by intuition deepens our spiritual life tremendously, but to do so takes more courage than one might think.
Living together with two churches in one house is more complicated than respecting one another’s beliefs.
George Washington Carver, one of the best-known African-Americans of his era, was a brilliant scientist and educator, a major force for the upliftment of the black race, and an innovator in the field of agricultural biochemistry.
Teresa yearned for a life of solitude, absorbed in divine communion, but her calling was to lead the reform of the Carmelite Order.
“Celebrate!” those were Bella’s last words to her husband and sister before she passed away.