Thought for Today

Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins
Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins

“If you think that love is what you want,
you will go searching for it all over the place.
If you think love is what you are, you will go sharing it
all over the place. The second approach
will cause you to find what the searching will never reveal.”

— Neale Donald Walsch

[Source:  I Believe God Wants you to Know email letter]



An announcement on Life Through an Artist’s Eyes. This applies to that blog only. Espirational will continue as usual with a few more posts on art and creativity.

Originally posted on Life Through an Artist's Eyes:

This will be my last post on Life Through an Artist’s Eyes. Bob and I have decided it is best for Espirational to be a unified online presence, encompassing not only positive quotes and spiritual teaching but also my art and writing as well.

Check out my new page on Espirationl called Espirational Art You may also look forward to posts relating to art, creativity and art as spiritual practice on Espirational. This blog will close at the end of August. If you are not already of follower of Espirational, please sign up so you won’t miss a thing.

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Reasons to Celebrate July

There are always reasons to celebrate life if you just look around you.

During July  we have the obvious holidays we all know about, like Canada Day (1) American Independence Day (4).

But did you know that July is also:

  • National Anti-Boredom Month
  • National Blueberry Month
  • National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
  • National Hot Dog Month
  • National Ice Cream Month

Some of the more unique and fun ways to celebrate July include:

4 Sidewalk Egg Frying Day– Is the sidewalk really hot enough to fry an egg?  Give it a try.

10 Teddy Bear Picnic Day  When’s the last time you took Teddy out?

19 National Ice Cream Day (third Sunday of the month)  Ice cream social anyone?

24 Amelia Earhart Day  Celebrate my childhood hero and Kansas girl Amelia Earhart.

30 Father-in-Law Day  Give your “Pop” (or whatever you call your father-in-law) a hug and let him know you appreciate him.

This collection of holidays was put together with help from


For more information on July holidays, activities and recipes these are a few of the books available through Espirational Books:

July & August Monthly Idea Book: Ready-to-Use Templates, Activities, Management Tools, and More – for Every Day of the Month

Fourth of July Greats: Delicious Fourth of July Recipes, The Top 79 Fourth of July Recipes


Thought for Today

Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins
Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins

“Freedom is not merely the opportunity to do as one pleases; neither is it merely the opportunity to choose between set alternatives. Freedom is, first of all, the chance to formulate the available choices, to argue over them — and then, the opportunity to choose.”WRIGHT MILLS [Source:]