30 Bananas a Day!

Every Rose Started Life Buried in the Mud :)

One of the things I have noticed on my journey through life so far is that often the most magical, beautiful moments of our time here on Earth have come into being as a result of past events that were extremely challenging and sad.

So for me, an obvious example of this would be when I was sick. I went through nearly 2 decades of extreme ill health, excruciating pain, abuse, and starvation, and at the time this all seemed fairly pointless. What’s more, it seemed like that illness would be the end of my life.

But little did I know, it was really the beginning.

Everything that has resulted from that experience in the past few years has been incredibly fulfilling, peaceful, happy, and always interesting! I have met so many inspiring and truly good people, I have gained a new perspective on life, I have found courage to be my true self, and I have understood what it means to be both deeply content and always ready to find greater meaning, happiness, and wisdom.

And I can honestly say that I feel grateful for what happened to me. I would not change places with anyone else, because this is my life, the good and the bad, that cannot be divided or defined, and I have known true sorrow, and true joy, and I could not ask for more.

When difficulties arise in my life now, as they do for all of us, I remind myself of how unpromising the first years of my life were, and how sad I was then, and how happy I am now. It is good to remember that not only do the bad times pass, but they also are often the nourishment needed for a happy future.

For though the seeds may be poisonous, the blossom is beautiful, and the fruit is sweet :)

With love, and wishing you courage on this journey, Esperanza xxx

Views: 155


You need to be a member of 30 Bananas a Day! to add comments!

Join 30 Bananas a Day!

Comment by ednshell on January 1, 2018 at 11:20am

Happy New Year to everyone!  Here is to a healthy happy coming 2018!!!


TheBananaGirl created this Ning Network.

30BaD Search

Latest Activity

Ben Trovato posted a video

A&W Beyond Burger Canada - SOLD OUT

A&W Beyond Burger Canada - SOLD OUT after Launching! The Vegan beyond meat Burger, A&W Veggie Burger was so popular across nearly 1,000 locations in Canada, ...
17 hours ago
pradtf replied to pradtf's discussion great site with nutritional research information
Profile IconLisa Wayne and Sky yang joined 30 Bananas a Day!
Pasteldreamrosefruitgirl posted discussions
Plant Based Senior posted a video

What I Had For Dinner Last Night in the Vegan Van...

I was having a busy day and ran out of time to spend my usual 60-90 minutes cooking, cleaning and eating in the Vegan Van. This is what I had on hand which t...
Sep 13
Kate posted a status
"So how do people connect here? Did anyone just dive & start eating 30 bananas a day? How did it feel? Positives vs negatives, if any?"
Sep 13
Alabaster is now a member of 30 Bananas a Day!
Sep 12
Doine Rechard is now a member of 30 Bananas a Day!
Sep 10
pradtf replied to pradtf's discussion great site with nutritional research information
Sep 10
OrganicMark and Houdini Steve Owens are now friends
Sep 10
OrganicMark posted a status
"Stunning New Briefings: Spy Satellites Down, Deep State Arrests Finally Imminent? #peace #truth #love #light #now http://bit.ly/2wXS60N"
Sep 10
dainis w michel replied to dainis w michel's discussion Can You Help Me Buy An Ethical Belt?
Sep 7
dainis w michel posted a status
"figured i'd stop by, how is everyone?"
Sep 7
OrganicMark posted a status
"Goldman's Bear Market Indicator Shows Crash Dead Ahead, Asks "Should We Be Worried?" #peace #truth #love #light #now http://bit.ly/2wVfADN"
Sep 7
Profile IconKate and vinparkhn joined 30 Bananas a Day!
Sep 5
Houdini Steve Owens posted photos
Sep 5

© 2018   Created by TheBananaGirl.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service