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Enthusiasm

“In everything I do, my enthusiasam soars to embrace infinity!” (Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda) Dear Friend, Swami Kriyananda wrote: “Enthusiasm is the spirit of joy channeled through the power of the will. If we want to know joy, we must live always in the full expectation of it.” The word “enthusiasm” comes from the Greek word “entheos” which means … Read More

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Patience

“I am neither the ripples at the surface of the sea, nor yet the crashing waves: I am the vast ocean deeps, unaffected by mighty surface storms, untouched by any superficial change.” (Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda) Dear Friend, “Patience,” it has been well said, “is the shortest path to God”. Patience means adjusting to whatever is in life, … Read More

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Sharing

“What I give to others I give not away, for in my larger reality it remains ever mine.  I am happy in the happiness of all!” (Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda) Dear Friend, In the book How to Be Happy All the Time by Paramhansa Yogananda, he tells a story: “A few years ago, I had a fine musical … Read More

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Devotion

With the sword of devotion I sever the heart-strings that tie me to delusion. With the deepest love, I lay my heart at the feet of Omnipresence. –Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda Dear Friend, Devotion is a vehicle for love to bring us closer and closer to God. We were created by God from love, and therefore our essence … Read More

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Peace of Mind

From pools of inner silence I sip the sparkling waters of Thy peace. –Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda Dear Friend, Paramhansa Yogananda wrote, “A yogi whose mind is like a rippleless lake, free from the waves of temporary mental elation, sadness, or emotional disturbances—due to loss or gain, victory or failure—finds within himself the unruffled clear reflection of the … Read More

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God-Remembrance

I will live in the remembrance of what I am in truth: bliss infinite! eternal love! –Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda Dear Friend, They say there are no atheists in the fox-holes. Many people wait until they are in a crisis to remember God. Then they are willing to promise all kinds of amazing things, great and small, if … Read More

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Kindness is love in action

Kindness The whole world is my home, and the human race, my family.  With God’s kindess I embrace all men. Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda Kindness is love in action. Paramhansa Yogananda counseled, “Be calmly active and actively calm.” To be consistently kind we need to consciously direct our thoughts and emotions by operating from our inner center with … Read More

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Good Health

My body cells obey my will: They dance with divine vitality! I am well! I am strong! I am a flowing river of boundless power and energy! –Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda Dear Friend, Good health is more than the state of not being ill! It manifests when there is harmony and balance mentally, physically, and spiritually. It manifests … Read More

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Joy

I am even-minded and cheerful at all times. I know that joy is not outside me, but within. – Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda Dear Friend, Joy is unconditioned by outer circumstances. Joy is of the soul; it is not of the body or the senses. Pleasure and happiness are mere steps to Joy. When we seek pleasure, it … Read More

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Grateful for everything

Gratitude I give thanks to the giver behind each gift, and to the one Giver behind all that I receive. My gratitude rises with devotion’s incense to the throne of Omnipresence. Dear Friend, In the immortal words of Charlie Brown, “What if today we were just grateful for everything?” What a happy life that would entail. Imagine a day where … Read More