Holy Ground

There seems to be something within us that is always searching.  The pull is so strong it leads us to churches, spiritual teachers or even halfway around the world to “sacred sites” on a spiritual pilgrimage.  We are looking for a place, that “holy ground” where we believe we will find God. What drives usContinue reading “Holy Ground”

The Greatest Romance

“The greatest romance is with the Infinite.  You have no idea how beautiful life can be.  When you suddenly find God everywhere,  when He comes and talks to you and guides you,  the romance of divine love has begun.” ~Paramahansa Yogananda

Called to Be

Many people go through life searching for their calling.  We might see this as our perfect job or career.  We might see it as a cause or whatever makes us feel alive.  Some think of this is religious terms, as in being called to “the ministry.”  Some people seem to find their calling in thisContinue reading “Called to Be”

Shine!

  We live in a time of great darkness.  We may feel driven to fight against the darkness.   If this is your path I would like to give a word of caution that is can be difficult to fight without becoming what we are fighting. This is the time I believe we are being calledContinue reading “Shine!”

Being Summoned to Make a Transition

“In the hero stories, the call to go on a journey takes the form of a loss, an error, a wound, an unexplainable longing, or a sense of a mission. When any of these happens to us, we are being summoned to make a transition. It will always mean leaving something behind,…The paradox here isContinue reading “Being Summoned to Make a Transition”

Everything Has Seasons

“Everything has seasons, and we have to be able to recognize when something’s time has passed and be able to move into the next season. Everything that is alive requires pruning as well, which is a great metaphor for endings.” —Henry Cloud Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/seasons

To Everything There is a Season…

You may be familiar with these words from the beautiful poetry of the third chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible.  Or perhaps you are more familiar with the musical setting by Pete Seegar known as Turn, Turn, Turn or popular renditions by Judy Collins or The Byrds. These are words people turnContinue reading “To Everything There is a Season…”

Transitions

The Espirational.com theme for October is “Transitions.” The world around us is in a constant state of change, often forcing us to change too.  Scattered among the changes are the major life transitions we all face throughout life, from birth to death with some good ones like moving from childhood to adolescence and adolescence toContinue reading “Transitions”