No matter whom we are where we come from and what we believe in, each and every one of our souls demands the spiritual satisfaction that is always hard to come by. Sometimes it takes great devotion and self-control, while sometimes it simply requires years of worship to pass until one truly feels their commitment bore fruit.
In either case, soul food is something that cannot be defined, even by the most complicated words. The reason for that is because everyone has their own view of what’s right and what’s fulfilling, and in order to reach that goal, everyone must take a different journey of their own.
Religion, of course, is a way of achieving that satiation. Prayers and rituals both have great influence on one’s spirituality and they greatly contribute to their fulfilment. However, it is always more complicated than just that. One can do everything right by their religion and still feel utterly dissatisfied. What really feeds one’s soul is doing the things that they believe are significant. The main advice here is that, if you practice a religion, and yet it doesn’t make you feel accomplished, try something else.
Top 10 Quotes about Nourishing Our Souls
“We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body.”
― Paulo Coelho
“I think preparing food and feeding people brings nourishment not only to our bodies but to our spirits. Feeding people is a way of loving them, in the same way that feeding ourselves is a way of honoring our own createdness and fragility.”
― Shauna Niequist
“Some people insist on inviting me to their drama buffet… No thanks! My soul hungers for nourishment and growth; it doesn’t lust for poison and depletion.”
― Steve Maraboli
“When you plant a seed of love, it is you that blossoms.”
― Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati
“We stand before a burning bush whenever other human beings share with us something of their relationship with God or something of the movements of their hearts. In such moments may we always realize that we stand on holy ground.”
― Margaret Silf
“Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort.”
― Deborah Day
“There is sunshine in your soul.”
― Morris Hill
“To live happily is an inward power of the soul.”
– Marcus Aurelius
“My soul is not asleep. It is awake, wide awake. It neither sleeps nor dreams, but watches, its eyes wide open far-off things, and listens at the shores of the great silence.”
― Author Unknown
“You have to be the nourishment for other people’s souls until they learn to feed on God.”
― Oswald Chambers
Follow Your Spiritual Routine
It would be an exaggeration to claim that every person on earth is completely satisfied himself. It is due to society’s imposing and overwhelming presence that few people are forced to take the journey they don’t want, for somebody else’s satisfaction.
Those will always be spiritually empty, and their souls will remain hungry. If you want your soul to grow, you must feel like everything you are doing. It counts like a spiritual bite, so to speak. If you feel larger on the inside and more stable overall, you are on a good trail of soul growth.