James Van Praagh quotes

Why should I know James Van Praagh?

American spiritual author.

James Van Praagh quotes

“As a spirit having a human experience, you can choose to not merely exist but to be fully conscious and aware of living in a limited world. When you take a conscious part in life and its multitudes of choices, you won't let life happen to you - you will make life happen for you.”

James Van Praagh Ghosts Among Us

“Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a permanent attitude.”

James Van Praagh Unfinished Business

“How people treat you is their karma. How you react is yours.”

James Van Praagh Adventures of the Soul

“I'd rather look forward and dream, than look backward and regret.”

James Van Praagh Unfinished Business

“Mistakes are the best way to understand your strengths and weaknesses, but they will bear fruit only if you acknowledge them and view them as opportunities to learn, instead of defeats.”

James Van Praagh Adventures of the Soul

“Stay positive. When you resist change, you are trying too hard to control the outcome and not paying enough attention to the process.”

James Van Praagh

“The mystery of life doesn’t seem so mysterious if you venture inward and listen to your soul’s voice.”

James Van Praagh Adventures of the Soul

“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.”

James Van Praagh Adventures of the Soul

“We have all been placed on this earth to discover our own path, and we will never be happy if we live someone else's idea of life.”

James Van Praagh

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.”

James Van Praagh Unfinished Business

“When people live lives of spiritual awareness and mindfulness, everything they do and say can change the lives of others. Those random acts of kindness can alter someone’s attitude.”

James Van Praagh Adventures of the Soul

“You are not defined by your past or by things that may have happened to you in the past. Without those experiences, you wouldn’t be who you are today. Sometimes you can’t have what is in front of you if you’re not willing to let go of what’s behind you.”

James Van Praagh Adventures of the Soul

“You never truly know someone until you've stood in their shoes and walked around in them.”

James Van Praagh Unfinished Business