Giving Peace a Chance

Thank you to everyone who prayed for peace, especially regarding the nuclear threat from North Korea. Today the news has come out that Kim Jong Un stepped across the border between North and South Korea, to shake the hand of South Korean President Moon Jae-in. It was the first time since the Koren war in 1950-53 that this has happened. “Kim Jong Un said he felt … Read More

A Healer’s Handbook

Please feel free to share this newsletter. This blog site is open to anyone interested in healing. It is lovely to be back at Ananda Village after my teaching trip to New Zealand, a wonderful experience in which I discovered new ways to bring people into a deeper understanding of healing. I feel inspired to continue to travel and share … Read More

Healing Prayer and Chakras

The Chakra course, below, offers a deeper understanding of the mystical aspects of energy and healing. While it is helpful for any devotee to learn this body of knowledge, it will be especially enlightening to anyone who serves in the healing arts. I also recommend this Chakra course to anyone who would like to study Level Two Healing with me later … Read More

Prayers for Healing of Addiction

Dear Ones, We have received many healing prayer requests to help heal addictions. I am so grateful to all of you in the Ananda Healing Prayer Circle for your dedication in praying for those in need. I offer this article as a sample of the writing I am doing for an upcoming book on healing and prayer. It may offer … 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

March Newsletter

Last month people enjoyed the story of Saint Valentine.  And for spring, I am sharing Stories of Christ: For the Season of Easter. These stories are suitable for older children, and for adults who want a heartfelt, easy read to tune in to the season. My late husband, Tim Kretzmann, had a way of bringing depth and spiritual power to … Read More

Healing Prayer News

Please forward this to  your friends who would appreciate these healing opportunities! And you can read more here. Thanks, Mary Kretzmann co-author of Divine Will Healing Relax and Heal— January 17– 19  — with Mary Kretzmann — at Ananda Meditation Retreat “Finding the Stillpoint of Wellness Within” Ananda ONLINE: Healing With Divine Energy – Based on the Teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda; Taught … Read More

Christmas Mystery

Plain text version follows below… Song: The Christmas Mystery  Long ago there was a little shed. There three mighty kings did bow their heads To a gentle babe of low degree Whom men called the son of Mary. Who’ll tell to me this mystery: How a tiny babe in a manger laid Could so many hearts to love persuade? This … Read More

November Newsletter

A Healing Prayer Affirmation, by Paramhansa Yogananda Focus deeply at the spiritual eye, and repeat three times: “I will with my own will, which flows from the divine will, to be healthy to be well, to be prosperous and spiritual, to be well, to be well.” Please teach this affirmation to your older children or teens. It is helpful to … Read More