Rank #1: The Eternal Now
Rank #2: We Are Children of the Light
Rank #3: Self-Effort, Too, Is Needed
Rank #4: Perfection Is Self-Transcendence
Rank #5: Is God Present Even There, Where There Is Ignorance?
Through stories, an explanation of prarabda karma, and a metaphor involving a baby, a football player, and a seesaw, Anandi shows how we can use the experiences God sends to us to advance on the spiritual path.
Rank #6: Resurrection For Every Soul
Rank #7: In Surrender Lies Victory
In the years since, members of Ananda have come to understand that renunciation and surrender — words that could sometimes be interchanged, Jaya suggests — are primarily inner practices. The outward expression doesn't matter so much.
After sharing what Swami Kriyananda felt about the traditional expression of renunciation at Ananda today, Jaya closes by telling a Cherokee story of two wolves.
Rank #8: The Eternal Now
Jyotish also explains the meaning of the three wise men and their trip to visit Jesus — and about Jesus's lesser-known return trip to India during the middle of his life.