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Wake up and Live!

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!”

—Bob Marley

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Do Not Forget to Play

“Over the Mountains, Across the Plains, to Grandma’s House We Go” — Copyright 2012 by R.A. Robbins Available in the Espirational Gallery.


Do not forget to play in life

and really enjoy it.” 

  —Eileen Caddy



I believe that creating art is about play and having fun. 

Today’s art is “Over the Mountains, Across the Plains, to Grandma’s House We Go.”  This is a playful piece depicting a family’s adventures of driving cross country to visit Grandma in Florida for Christmas — and her response to their being late.  It is available for sale in the Espirational Gallery.

We All Have a Life to Live

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“We all have a life to live! We all have unique and distinctive purposes to fulfill! Everybody has a purpose on earth, and everybody must live the true purpose why God gives life to us each day! You are not on earth to compete with anybody but your true purpose. You are not on earth to compare yourself to anybody, but the you in you and the true purpose for which you came here! Life is good when you don’t compare yourself in a manner that will make you feel bad. Life is good when you know your true purpose in life and who you must live to be and to please! You fulfill your true you distinctively when you understand you are you and not anybody! So many people are living others destiny just because they have neglected their own true purpose! So many people think badly just because they compare themselves wrongfully with others and things! Everybody has a life and everybody must live a life! If there is any reason to compare yourself to others and things, let it be the inspiration you get from comparing yourself with others and things that makes you do something unique! There is a true reason for our existence on earth and we must reason from nothing, but the true reason why we live each day!”
― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Tools for Defeating Fear: Take a Day Off

We live in a world where we have immediate access to pretty much everything that is going 24/7.  We know of everything from mass shootings to natural disasters to celebrity “tweet wars” before the dust has even settled in both the literal and figurative sense.  Our parents and grandparents could not have even imagined such immediate access to world events as they are still unfolding.

But always being “plugged in” to what is happening in the world is not always a good thing.  We can go into intellectual, emotional and even physical overload.  Don’t you sometimes feel like you need a break from all the bad news and tragedy?

The good news is that all you have to do is turn it off when “reality” gets to be too much.  You can actually turn off the TV, iPhone or computer.  Did I hear a gasp?

Did somebody say “but what will I do?”  You will do what we did in the “olden days,” you will live.  You will go about your daily life, working, taking care of your family and even having a little fun.

I know we live in dark and difficult times, but they become even darker and more difficult if we let the darkness control us.  So that is the story, in a round about way of how I decided to celebrate National Apple Month on Espirational during the month of October.  Life, love, hope and apples still go on.  🙂