Be the person, you want others to be

By Paramhansa Yogananda

Let us create inner dwellings of beautiful qualities, erecting them in valleys of humbleness where gather the rains of God’s mercy and of other people’s good wishes for us. Divine grace can make fertile the most arid heart, transforming its brown desert into a verdant garden of inner happiness and peace.

Never dwell on the thought of your shortcomings. ...

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Good Books are Good Friends

By Paramahamsa Yogananda


Reading is the best indoor intellectual sport. It keeps your mind busy and your intellect exercised. One or two hours’ daily reading will give any person a liberal education in ten years, if he chooses worthwhile books. Don’t waste time and injure your mental faculties by reading purposeless or trashy books. ...

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