Author Articles: Lalaan Hickey

The Moving Sidewalk

Recently, I had the opportunity to go on the Pilgrimage to Spain led by Krishnadas and Mantradevi LoCicero, two outstanding spiritual travel leaders of the Ananda Travels program at The Expanding Light Retreat. At many airports I enjoyed the large … Continue reading

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Come As You Are

There is a small, hand-painted sign in the dining room at The Expanding Light Retreat that says: “The Guest is God.” Those of you who have been here and seen that sweet little sign have probably been struck in some … Continue reading

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Dazzle the World

“You must not let your life run in the ordinary way; do something that nobody else has done, something that will dazzle the world. Show that God’s creative principle works in you.” ― Paramhansa Yogananda When I first heard this … Continue reading

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Gifts from Pilgrimage

I am back home after being on my first-ever spiritual pilgrimage. Actually I don’t feel I’ve come ‘back’ I feel as if my whole life has moved forward – spiritually, intuitively, emotionally, even physically. Yes, this is the house where … Continue reading

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From Assisi Hill, Ananda Village

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all. -Emily Dickinson From Assisi Hill, Ananda Village It is 5:00 a.m. and I am sitting on the … Continue reading

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