The power of celebration

  “People of our time are losing the power of celebration. Instead of celebrating we seek to be amused or entertained. Celebration is an active state, an act of expressing reverence or appreciation. To be entertained is a passive state–it is to receive pleasure afforded by an amusing act or a spectacle… Celebration is aContinue reading “The power of celebration”

Here’s to walking the sacred ground

“Here’s to walking my own path. Here’s to claiming my birthright, my sovereign power. Here’s to walking the sacred ground. Here, to break down any walls between the self and the higher calling. May every prayer be a celebration.” ― Petra Poje – Keeper of The Eye

How does your family celebrate?

Does your family celebrate a December light holiday (Christmas, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa or something else)?  How do you usually celebrate?  How do you see your celebration being different in 2020?  Do you see any new traditions or ways of celebrating coming?  Do you have some great ideas for socially distant celebrations? I am lookingContinue reading “How does your family celebrate?”

Life is a celebration of love and consciousness

“Celebrate every day, every moment, every success and every failure. Life is a celebration of love and consciousness.”  ― Debasish Mridha MD

When Women Were Birds

“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 onContinue reading “When Women Were Birds”

20% OFF Gallery Purchase During June Only

Just a reminder that we are offering a 20% discount on all art purchased from the Espirational online Gallery During June. To claim you discount you need to enter the coupon code at time of checkout.  The coupon will expire at the end of June. Coupon Code:  celebrate-6/2018 You could use your discount to buyContinue reading “20% OFF Gallery Purchase During June Only”

Fun and Easy Ways to Shine Your Light on the Shortest Day of the Year

Have you ever wondered about the difference between an equinox and a solstice? According to the National Weather Service an equinox is one of the “two times of the year when the Earth’s axis is tilted neither toward nor away from the sun, resulting in a “nearly” equal amount of daylight and darkness at all latitudes.”Continue reading “Fun and Easy Ways to Shine Your Light on the Shortest Day of the Year”

Spreading the Light #1

Remember celebration is a state of mind. All the other stuff — elaborate gifts, food and drink, excessive spending is optional. Money is not required to express the joy of the season. Even the rushed, busy, non stop flurry of  activity is a choice.  So this year, try just slowing down.  Life will still go on.  The holidays will stillContinue reading “Spreading the Light #1”