Hold Tightly to your Beliefs

“There is always calm in the midst of chaos, love in the midst of hate, and hope in the midst of despair. You may not find them immediately but have faith and hold tightly to your beliefs.” — Bernajoy Vaal  Source:https://www.searchquotes.com/search/Peace_In_The_Midst_Of_The_Storm/#ixzz7S2lPigVc

Someday at Christmas

I won’t preach, because people who know me personally will tell you I can get quite wound up when I get started. But most of you who follow Espirational know that I believe with all my heart that the world depicited in this beautiful Stevie Wonder song can be “in time for you and me”Continue reading “Someday at Christmas”

What are we Waiting For?

Tomorrow is the first Sunday of Advent. I did not grow up in a tradition that observed advent, but I did later attend churches that did. Advent is a time of expectant waiting for the birth of Jesus. It may be seen as a time of preparation, repentance and fasting. Candles are lit each weekContinue reading “What are we Waiting For?”

Turn our Common Suffering into Hope

“Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.” – Nelson Mandela

Hope Can be a Powerful Force

“Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.”― Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone

Hope can take on a life of it’s own

“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” – MichelleContinue reading “Hope can take on a life of it’s own”