The True Joy of Life is the Trip

Sooner or later we must realize there is no station, no one place to arrive at once and for all. The true joy of life is the trip. — Robert J. Hastings Have you ever put all your energy into a goal, only to be disappointed when it was achieved? Do you hope to someday arriveContinue reading “The True Joy of Life is the Trip”

Most Positive and Joyful way

“Do good, live in the most positive and joyful way possible every day.’ – Roy T. Bennett Read more: https://www.spiritbutton.com/joy-quotes/#ixzz6zBvyK9LA In what ways are you living in the most positive and joyful way right now? How does being positive and joyful relate to doing good? Something to think about. Please feel free to post your thoughtsContinue reading “Most Positive and Joyful way”

What You Can Create

“Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.”― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart The duration of this pandemic has definitely been a time of great worry. But is has also been a time of great creation. We have learned new ways of doing things from workingContinue reading “What You Can Create”

A Friday Extra — Healthy Living

Bob and I are all about maintaining a healthy way of life. I have included this on Espirational since the beginning. Let me give you a little guided tour of some of those posts. To find links to some of my gluten free recipes visit https://espirational.com/gallery-culinary/ and scroll down past the photos You may alsoContinue reading “A Friday Extra — Healthy Living”

Building Bridges

“Patriotism is love of country. But you can’t love your country without loving your countrymen and countrywomen. We don’t always have to agree, but we must empower each other, we must find the common ground, we must build bridges across our differences to pursue the common good.” — Cory BookerRead more at https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/bridges-quotes Our worldContinue reading “Building Bridges”

A Work of Art in Progress

“What would it be like if you lived each day, each breath, as a work of art in progress? Imagine that you are a Masterpiece unfolding every second of every day, a work of art taking form with every breath.”—Thomas Crum Please take a few minutes to consider this quote. Journal about it if youContinue reading “A Work of Art in Progress”

What is Mine to Do?

 “I have done what was mine to do.  May Christ teach you what is yours.” — St. Francis of Assisi What is mine to do? This has been the question i have been asking over and over as I have watched our country being torn apart from within. As I have sought my guidance the answerContinue reading “What is Mine to Do?”

Make the Best of It

“Whatever life may send your way – make the best of it. Don’t waste your time and energy worrying about it. instead, find a way to do something about it. Learn from it, adjust to it, be strong, be flexible and be your best in every situation.” — Les Brown Throughout our lives we allContinue reading “Make the Best of It”

Heal the World Through Joy

“Once upon a time, when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn and to sing at dusk was to heal the world through joy. The birds still remember what we have forgotten, that the world is meant to be celebrated.”― Terry Tempest Williams, When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on VoiceContinue reading “Heal the World Through Joy”

Choosing Heaven

“We may not be aware of it, but we choose either heaven or hell all the time. Every time we choose to hope, every time we choose to forgive and to let go of our resentments, we choose heaven, we choose life.” Quoted from Jocelyn Soriano’s blog I Take off the Mask  We choose toContinue reading “Choosing Heaven”