Prosperity

Extending the kingdom of heart
from your own to others

Extending the kingdom of heart from your own to others In feeling God, you most extend the territory of your feelings. You feel for your own heart; now you must every day begin to feel more and more at one with the hearts of others, their woes, struggles, joys and weal. To feel others’ hearts means not only that you … Read More

Prosperity

Rise Oh My Soul in Freedom!

Money should serve the necessary necessities of life, Yogananda said, and no more. Swami Kriyananda, expanding on his Guru’s teaching, distinguishes between money “in itself” and people’s desire for it. When they desire it, money becomes one of the principal delusions in life, in that it offers endless opportunities to satisfy other desires, for things that go way beyond the … Read More

Prosperity

The Root of All Evil
can Yield the Fruit of Altruism

I can still recall, from my childhood,  a TV commercial for an expensive camera.  It featured a famous tennis star in a flashy setting and pounding music. “Image is everything,” he proclaimed. Growing up, my mother cared a lot about our family’s appearance and would always compliment my sister and me when we looked smart.  Excelling in school was also … Read More