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Harold Klemp

Sri Harold Klemp is a living spiritual teacher, guide, and Master. He teaches about every dimension of the spiritual life. Love shines through his stories and insights about the true nature of Soul. He is the featured columnist for the Animals Are Soul blog.

Harold Klemp’s groundbreaking book Animals Are Soul Too! features spiritual gems about blessings of human-animal relationships. He writes, “Our pets understand us far better than we think. Wrapped up in our daily concerns, we often don’t see what we need to do to stay in harmony with the world around us—but they do.”

Growing up in a Wisconsin farming community with cows, barnyard cats, dogs, and a variety of country creatures gave him practical experience with the often hidden world of animals. Later in life, from the window near his writing desk, he observed animals in nature. He met neighborhood pets on his walks. Animals often became his inspiration and models for presenting spiritual principles.

After attending divinity school Harold Klemp continued his search for truth. Autobiography of a Modern Prophet chronicles his journey from orthodox religion to being known today as a pioneer of “everyday spirituality.” As the Living ECK Master, he is the current leader in a long line of spiritual adepts stretching throughout history, touching every culture of the world.

Each year, he speaks to thousands at Eckankar seminars. Using a storytelling style, he helps people take a closer look at what can help them achieve their highest goals in life. His sense of humor delights audiences as he speaks about a breadth of topics, including how animal behavior mirrors human foibles.

He is an award-winning author of more than a hundred books, many of which have been translated into more than twenty languages. For over three decades, he has continued to produce inspiring spiritual-study discourses, books, articles, stories, and videos. His mission is to help people find greater spiritual freedom, wisdom, and love in their lives.

How Pets Bring Healing

How Pets Bring Healing

By Harold Klemp

Some of us are cat people, and others are dog people. I think I’m more of a cat person, although I also like dogs. In fact, we have a little dog at home. Molly is a sweet, forgiving little animal whose main reason for being on earth is to love somebody—even a cat lover.

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Rose and the Golden Moth

Rose and the Golden Moth

By Harold Klemp

“Rose” works in a day-care center. Every day when she drives to work, she likes to sing HU, which is a love song to God.

When she got to work one day, she found she was to be in charge of twelve children, ages two to three. She gathered up her little flock and joined the other children and teachers outside. As the little kids began to play and enjoy themselves, Rose found a quiet spot where she could keep on singing HU.

While she was singing HU, along came a moth.

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