Posts Tagged ‘Alan Pritz’

Alan Pritz: Give Yourself to God

September 23, 2013

Alan Pritz

Alan Pritz

Alan Pritz is a spiritual and meditation teacher, author, musician, life coach, consultant and a personal friend. Here is an inspiring essay he wrote for

by Alan Pritz

Given 30 seconds to say what is most important in life, it’d be simple: give yourself to God.

God gets a mixed review, obviously a favorable spin from religious or spiritual types, but still one with vague undertones of uncertainty. The advice I gave sounds good but what does it really mean, why is it important, and how should one go about doing it?

Let’s cut to the chase. Life on earth isn’t easy. Even when wealthy or healthy, people may be miserable. With no way to know what’ll happen one minute to the next, control and security are illusory. Money, power, fame, sex, etc. promise happiness but inevitably disappoint because they lead nowhere. And more, they distract us from (more…)

Heart Songs

December 11, 2010
Alan Pritz

Alan Pritz

My good friend Alan Pritz has created a new CD of spiritual chants called Heart Songs. These devotional chants were introduced or popularized by Paramahansa Yogananda and his devotees. Alan, in fact, was the person who introduced me to the teachings of Yogananda more than ten years ago.

Devotionally chanting prior to meditation helps prepare the mind to receive the presence of God. I often find myself (more…)