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”

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”

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”

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”

The Sacred Creative Force of All That Is

“You are one thing only. You are a Divine Being. An all-powerful Creator. You are a Deity in jeans and a t-shirt, and within you dwells the infinite wisdom of the ages and the sacred creative force of All that is, will be and ever was.”― Anthon St. Maarten, Divine Living: The Essential Guide To Your TrueContinue reading “The Sacred Creative Force of All That Is”

Big things Happen

“Listening better. Caring more. Being there. Its not big changes, but the little ones in our daily lives that make all the difference. With little ways to love more, big things happen.” — Yehuda Berg Over the last few years i have been feeling I have not been doing enough to stop the damage iContinue reading “Big things Happen”

Truth and Love Have Always Won

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it—always.” — Mahatma Gandhi It is easy to become discouraged when we are goingContinue reading “Truth and Love Have Always Won”

We Need Silence to be Alone with God

“We need silence to be alone with God, to speak to him, to listen to him, to ponder his words deep in our hearts.  We need to be alone with God in silence to be renewed and transformed.  Silence gives us a new outlook on life.  In it we are filled with the energy ofContinue reading “We Need Silence to be Alone with God”

A New Day

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” J. B. Priestley Every twenty four hours we are presented with the opportunity to begin again all wrapped up in a spectacular display of color. HowContinue reading “A New Day”