“When we see social relationships controlled everywhere by the principles which Jesus illustrated in life — trust, love, mercy, and altruism — then we shall know that the kingdom of God is here.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author Archives: Espirational
The Friday Affirmation
“The perfect moment is this one.” — Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Promised City
By Robert O. Robbins We’ve all heard of the promise of a future city, appearing from beyond the Earth, beyond the sky, beyond our solar system, yes, and beyond even our galaxy. Some call this place Heaven, some say it’s Nirvana, Arcadia, Shangri-La, Zion, paradise, The New Jerusalem, or even our eternal home. It isContinue reading “The Promised City”
May Wrap up
As the month of May comes to a close, I hope we have given you some ideas and encouragement for your own spirtual practice. We end with a favorite of mine, Breathing from Joe Reilly.
Come and See
“Qualities like love and compassion are not just abstract virtues that are the property of saints and adepts. Anyone can develop these qualities in themselves by doing spiritual practices. As the Buddha said, Come and see.” ~ Joanna Macy
Spiritual Practice When Times are Good
“If you don’t have a spiritual practice in place when times are good, you can’t expect to suddenly develop one during a moment of crisis.” ~ Douglas Coupland
The Beginner’s Mind
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities,but in the expert’s mind there are few.~ Shunryu Suzuki
A True Learner of the Way
“If one is a true learner of the Way, one does not search for the faults of the world, but rather speedily applies oneself to attain genuine insight. If one only can see with perfect clarity, then all is completed.” ~ Rinzai
The Friday Affirmation
I abide in the perfect wholeness of creation.
Inspiration Will Peek Through the Ordinaries
“Simply repeating “I don’t understand anything I see” will open you up to creative vision. Initially, when you practice, you might feel a sense of uncomfortable bewilderment; however, if you stay with this practice, inspiration will peek through the ordinariness of what you normally see.”― Shelley Klammer, A Course in Creating Confidence: 365 Self-Love Practices Inspired by A Course inContinue reading “Inspiration Will Peek Through the Ordinaries”