One of the Marvelous Things About Community

“One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn’t as individuals.”  – Jean Vanier Recently we started The Espirational Community as a Facebook Group where our followers and others on a spiritual path can come together for encouragement and support. Please stopContinue reading “One of the Marvelous Things About Community”

My Physical Exclamation Point

“I will dance a little. I will move with the wind. I will give my body to my love and celebrate that we have substance beyond the idea of ourselves. We can move. We can touch. This is my physical exclamation point. This is how I can awaken my mind to the possibilities in theContinue reading “My Physical Exclamation Point”

Every Day is a Good Day

“Every day is a good day. There is something to learn, care and celebrate.”  ― Amit Ray, Walking the Path of Compassion   So what does it mean to celebrate?  What does celebration look like? I believe celebration is a state of being, not just a party.  For me celebration is about acknowledging that life is good.Continue reading “Every Day is a Good Day”

This is my Choice

“I truly believe we can either see the connections, celebrate them, and express gratitude for our blessings, or we can see life as a string of coincidences that have no meaning or connection. For me, I’m going to believe in miracles, celebrate life, rejoice in the views of eternity and hope my choices will createContinue reading “This is my Choice”

Honor your Calling

“There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive.” — Oprah Winfrey     Let’s Talk About It We are talking about Celebration this month in The Espirational Community on Facebook.  While due to the founders ofContinue reading “Honor your Calling”

We Walked Barefoot on Holy Ground

“For that moment, at least, all our doors and windows were wide open; we were not carefully shutting out God’s purifying light, in order to feel safe and secure; we were bathed in the same light that burned and yet did not consume the bush. We walked barefoot on holy ground.” — Madeleine L’Engle  Continue reading “We Walked Barefoot on Holy Ground”

Did I Offer Peace Today?

“Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear manyContinue reading “Did I Offer Peace Today?”

Light Precedes Every Transition

“Light precedes every transition. Whether at the end of a tunnel, through a crack in the door or the flash of an idea, it is always there, heralding a new beginning.” ― Teresa Tsalaky, The Transition Witness