Welcome to My Blog"Ignite the Spark of Hope" with articles and channeled messages designed to provide information and inspiration.
“Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos-the trees, the clouds, everything.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk I’m learning not to take my good health for granted! Every morning I express my gratitude for being mobile,...read more
“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” ~ Omar Khayyam, Persian polymath and poet What does joy mean to you? I remember in the past asking a dear friend, “Why don’t I feel joy?” Hmmm. At the time I felt like it had to be an overwhelming and exhilarating...read more
“Compassion. It’s not just a word. It’s a way of being. It’s not just a concept. It’s love in action.” ~ Jeff Brown, Author and teacher Can you imagine yourself as love in action? I like that image and believe that we are love at our core. No problem, then, right?...read more
“Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise so I am changing myself.” ~ Rumi, Persian poet, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic Rumi reminds us that change begins within each one of us before change outside of us happens. I’ve...read more