Clarity Magazine, Coping with Loss, Spiritualizing Relationships

When the Miracle Is Withheld

Although healings and miracles are certainly wonderful, and are indeed signs of God’s presence, His withholding of such gifts does not mean His love is not there. As Paramhansa Yogananda taught, “Sometimes God works through misdiagnosis, when it is your time.”

In Memoriam: Timothy Kretzmann

Posted August 23, 2012  My heart breaks as I update this online book to say that Tim Kretzmann, my dear husband for 34 years, and beloved father of our three grown children, died of cancer on August 6th of this year. So much that I have written here about spiritualizing family life…and it all remains true…But what was largely left … Read More

Helping Children Learn to Behave

Mary Kretzmann

Question from Karan: Hi I need some guidance in terms of bringing up my daughter. She is going to be six years old in December. I am finding that she is grumpy, clingy and moody a lot, especially in mornings. She is seeking attention of course. Every time she doesn’t get what she wants, its tears and tantrums. I believe this attitude is … Read More

Can Angels Be My Guru?

Mary Kretzmann

Question from Daniel: Can angels play the role of someone’s guru ?

“Jesus Prayer” Meditation

The Jesus Prayer Meditation is a wonderful spiritual tool to deepen your inner communion with Jesus Christ, and with the Infinite. This meditation is a variation of the Hong-Sau technique.  Swami Kriyananda taught this Jesus Prayer Meditation to a Catholic priest.   The “Jesus Prayer” Meditation by Mary Kretzmann, Ananda Healing Prayer Ministry Years ago, I was reading a small … Read More

Jewel In The Lotus

This play by Swami Kriyananda was performed in Gurgaon, India at the 2007 Celebration of Yogananda’s Mahasamadhi. Click the square bracket on lower right for full screen viewing  Main Characters Jyotish Novak as the storyteller The late Timothy Kretzmann as the merchant Others: Durga Smallen (wife) Narayan Romano (son) Ramu and Hridaya Atwell Devi Novak, Director of the play Watch … Read More


Aquí encontrará muchos artículos de Paramhansa Yogananda y Mary Kretzmann, directora del departamento de Sanación de Ananda Sangha en el Mundo.

5-Day “Advent” for Yogananda’s Birthday, Jan. 5

We used to do this with our children every year while they were young. I felt a deep joy every evening, seemingly disproportionate to the time and effort this simple ceremony took.  I felt the Gurus’ blessing encouraging me, “Yes –Please do this.” So, in this spirit, I share it, so that others can also share in this spiritual family … Read More

Opening to Divine Abundance

This e-booklet, Opening to Divine Abundance (below) has helped many people who applied these principles with vigor and attention. Print it out and use it as a daily workbook if you are facing financial challenges or unemployment. Watch this first, as an overview… This affirmation, below, is also very helpful: A Healing Prayer Affirmation by Paramhansa Yogananda Focus deeply at the … Read More

Online Book

Finding God in Your Family

Over the years, many friends and acquaintances have asked me to write down my ideas regarding children, especially in terms of helping them to open up to their own spiritual nature, but also in the more practical areas of life. Table of Contents Introduction Chapter 1: The Task of Motherhood Is Holy Chapter 2: “One foot in front of the … Read More