September 2018 Newsletter

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Dear friend,


Listening to one of Swami Kriyananda's talks from Treasures Along the Path, his comment to “pray for devotion” caught my ear. What an interesting idea. I tend to think that devotion would cause me to pray. I suppose it is a virtuous cycle. The advice to pray for devotion may be less obvious than devotion leading one to pray.

Devotion draws God's grace and allows it to be received and perceived.

Jesus said: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” Swamiji explained that in the light of inner vision, God can come at any time, to souls whose hearts are pure and receptive to his grace.

Invite God's love and grace into your life, into your very self. Ask for devotion, express devotion. Hold a pure heart.

In Love,
Nityananda


Listen to Swami Kriyananda's talks from Treasures Along the Path:

How to Develop Devotion Part One

How to Develop Devotion Part Two
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