Ananda Writers Group, Spiritual Growth, Spiritual Questions

Every Day Spiritual Renewal for Teens

I think that spiritual renewal calls for us to develop depth and stillness within the inner self. I think that most of us have an ocean of eternal faith and wisdom within us. This ocean is deep, deep down inside of us, and is not present on the surface. I am currently reading a book called The Awakening.  It was … Read More

Spiritual Growth

The Essence of Gratitude

In observing people I’ve noticed that the capacity to be grateful is a mark of spiritual refinement. I don’t mean the capacity to express gratitude but to feel it. Many people express gratitude outwardly, but the real expression of appreciation is not in words but from within. This kind of inner appreciation, which is a feeling of love, is tantamount … Read More

Daily Life, Spiritual Community, Spiritual Growth, Spiritual Questions

A Life of Service

From a young age, I wanted to know the purpose of life. What was it all about? Why was I born? I know that many people today ask the same questions, often after seeking answers in all the wrong ways, just as I did. Long Dry Period Before I found the spiritual path, my life could be described as a … Read More