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Community is a sign that love is possible

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“Community is a sign that love is possible in a materialistic world where people so often either ignore or fight each other. It is a sign that we don’t need a lot of money to be happy–in fact, the opposite.”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 stop by and introduce yourself.  Invite your friends.  And join us this month on Espirational as our daily quotes during the month of June will focus our attention on community.

One of the Marvelous Things About Community

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“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 stop by and introduce yourself.  Invite your friends.  And join us this month on Espirational as our daily quotes during the month of June will focus our attention on community.

Thought for Today

Disabled man on an electric scooter.
Disabled man on an electric scooter. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“This peace will come about when we all see ourselves in the other person and above all see something beautiful, good and true, something of God in all those who are different.” — Jean Vanier, from Letters of Jean Vanier – December 2012

Thought for Today

L'Arche Bognor in Trosly, France
L’Arche Bognor in Trosly, France (Photo credit: larchebognor)

“Let us not pay too much attention to the headlines of the newspapers which so frequently proclaim disaster, but let us listen instead to those men and women who sow peace in small ways, with little moments of forgiveness each day.” — Jean Vanier, from Letter of Jean Vanier – December 2012 http://jv.asso-jean-vanier.org/f/nf49jv