Newsletter, Prayers for the Planet

New Year — New Beginning

The outgoing year 2020 has offered many challenges, as well as opportunities for growth. There has been much upheaval in the business world, yet a new lifestyle is emerging in which many people can now work from home, saving on commute times and subsequently freeing up time for family life, spiritual pursuits, and personal development. Those, of course, are positive … Read More


Christmas Is Coming

This has been a highly unusual year so far, and it appears that the Covid19 shutdowns will continue, thus eliminating Christmas church services in many areas. This also allows us, however, to bring fresh energy to how we approach the Christmas season. When I was a young girl, age ten, I decided to prepare for Christmas by attending daily Mass … Read More

Happy Thanksgiving

I listened again to this short talk by Swami Kriyananda. It contains some interesting stories in which he shares the power of having a happy and right attitude. “….When you go out expecting things to work for you and with a joyful expectation…you’ll be amazed how your own mind can change your destiny…” Swami Kriyananda This message is especially needed … Read More

Prayers for the Planet

California Forest Fires! Please Pray

Tuesday Update  The threat of dry lightning seems to have passed. I only heard of one small fire that was sparked by the more recent lightning.  That small fire was discovered and pit out on Monday morning. The huge fires both North and south of SanFrancisco are still burning – but there is some improvement… Continued prayers are most appreciated. … Read More

Prayers for the Planet

Prayers for Shanta

Dear Healing Prayer Circle, Please pray for the soul of Jagadeesh Bob Franklin who died on Monday, March 16 of the Coronavirus, Covid19.  Please also pray for his widow, Shanta Patrizia Franklin. They are longtime members of Ananda and were visiting her family in northern Italy. They arrived before the virus was a big concern, but it turned out to … Read More

Prayers for the Planet

Healing a Viral Crisis – Part 2

This is a continuation of my blog Prayers for Healing the World of a Viral Crisis. Please revisit that for some ideas for body, mind, and soul on What to Do about Coronavirus (Holistic medicine appraoch for viruses)  Now is the time to buy any helpful items you would like to have on hand (such as vitamins and minerals). Preliminary … Read More

Newsletter, Prayers for the Planet

Prayers for Healing the World of a Viral Crisis

Every aspect of this world needs healing at one time or another, yet some events show signs of becoming worldwide crisis. We can send healing for those facing the crisis in China. We can offer prayers with hope that further damage is mitigated or averted. I’ve watched the Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak, renamed COVID19, waiting to see if the virus dies … Read More


Healing Power of Love

I received an email with this story, below. It touched my heart not only because of its own power, which is great, but also because it reminded me of a prayer testimonial I wrote years ago: Prayers for a war-torn area. It is the first time that I have read a story that seemed so similar in essence. In both stories … Read More


Healing Classes for Spring 2015

We are offering Level One and Level Two healing courses this spring. Level One is an in-depth introduction to Yogananda’s Healing techniques.  Level Two is especially designed for those who want to use these techniques in a healing vocation. Level 1 : Healing with Divine Energy 3-day weekend at Ananda’s Expanding Light Deep healing occurs in these 3 day weekends. … Read More

Happy Saint Valentine’s Day

Whatever your life circumstances, may you be happy and blessed on Saint Valentine’s Day. Quotes on love by Paramhansa Yogananda “Love outlasts death and the ravages of time. All those that I have loved before, in this or other lifetimes, I love the same now.” “Love is short-lived unless it is divine love. What of all the lovers through the ages … Read More