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?”

Truth and Love Have Always Won

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it—always.” — Mahatma Gandhi It is easy to become discouraged when we are goingContinue reading “Truth and Love Have Always Won”

Walking the Walk

It is easier to talk about matters of faith, religion, and spirituality than actually walking our faith out in daily life. We are surrounded by examples of this every day. But how we live will be remembered long after our words are forgotten. As spiritual beings, we are called to live in this world butContinue reading “Walking the Walk”

When You Establish Peace

“When you establish peace, when you establish love, when you establish kindness here [inside], you cannot act any other way to the outside world.”― Mimi Ikonn

Love is a divine gift given to humanity

“There is no excuse good enough to ever be out of alignment with love. You’re going to get hurt, and you will feel pain. Yet your purpose is to keep loving, anyway. Keep moving forward with an open heart. Love is a Divine gift given to humanity. Wasting it is no longer an option. LoveContinue reading “Love is a divine gift given to humanity”