Posts Categorized: Spiritual Growth

Sharing the Wealth
Meditation changes the world

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Ananda is a puzzle. From the time I was young, I sought to share with others the best that I knew. That persists to this day. However, the ability to do this has become less obvious. For some time that sharing consisted of friendship, healthy approaches to food, clothing, natural and organic foods and farming… Read more »

It Wasn’t What I Was Expecting, But It Was Just What I Needed

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Editor’s Note: Jenn McKnight is one of our new interns who came two weeks ago to experience an Ananda Laurelwood internship. She’s the mother of four children, ages 3-16, and she wanted to have time to recharge and heal.  Be prepared to laugh out loud, chuckle inside, and weep with  gratitude and honor for the work we do… Read more »

Mandala: the Sacred Art of Centering

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Mandala

Mandala is a Sanskrit word that means “circle”, the primordial shape that represents wholeness, completeness and unity. This ancient and enduring archetype resonates deeply within the human psyche. It is found in all cultures and time periods. Carl Jung discovered that the Mandala, as a potent archetype of the human psyche, could be used as… Read more »

Game of Life

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Planting starts

I recently saw an ad for a video game. Now, I never played video games as a kid, so that world, although it’s never been particularly attractive to me, has always been intriguing. This game was one of those where characters jump around a strange, two-dimensional landscape made of blocks that form chambers, passages, and… Read more »