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Desire drives our world!

by Michael Ketterhagen

As I was growing up, a popular song that would often frequent my self-talk (or you might say, my self-singing, as I used to sing quietly to myself often) contained the verse, “whatever Lola wants, Lola gets.” It happens for Mary, my beloved spouse, almost every time. Mary tells me that she is looking for a certain blouse and she goes to St Vincent de Paul Society’s Thrift store and it is right there when it wasn’t before.

This is a tremendous example of yoga’s understanding of the power of the mind and its ability to manifest what it desires, especially if it is in tune with our mission and/or our joy and happiness while on earth. Sometimes we don’t even need to worry about the