Sharing the Teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda
A soul who is guided by cosmic wisdom knows that he came to this earth principally for the divine plan, through the medium of his own past actions.
One of the easiest and most powerful ways to refine your bundle of self-definitions is to make sure to use positive, not negative words. If you are watchful, you can always find a way to substitute positive terminology for negative.
When I heard this seemingly final declaration of loss from the airline, I had an unexpected visceral reaction: I felt sick to my stomach, even though I knew I could fill the lost suitcase three times over with clothes in my closet at home.
The more you walk hand in hand with God, the more you will experience the peace of knowing that no matter how difficult life becomes, in the end, everything works out.
Even apart from the fulfillment it imparts, meditation tends to moderate a person’s desire to eat. Most people who meditate regularly tend to have a lower and more balanced appetite. It is also very difficult to meditate deeply when the stomach is overloaded with food.
Self-will and self-involvement put the devotee out of tune, and so block the flow of divine energy. Joyful willingness keeps the devotee in tune, and thus in touch with the power of the Infinite.