Necessary

             What does it mean to be needed, and is it a way we wish to have others view us?  Don’t we all struggle to feel worthy and of value?

             Do we really HAVE to have all the things we cling to?  Are all of these gadgets and contraptions required for a truly happy existence?  Do we feel incomplete without the reassurance of others?

             This lifetime, for me, is all about Release and Letting Go lessons.  Yet, in the day-to-day, down-n-dirty, we-got-those-bills-to-pay reality, we’re maybe trying to go the other direction.  Might we be causing some of these issues?

            I mean, none of us is so unique that we can’t be replaced.  While at the same time, we truly ARE incredibly special, individual, the only one like us, with our own set of skills, talents, and gifts.

             It’s a balance, it’s a back-and-forth of trying to find that harmony of necessity.

             It’s:

equilibrium.

             We want to feel good about ourselves and what we’re accomplishing.  We just don’t want to worry that when we take a break everything will go to hell in a handbasket.

             How we find the tipping point is to fall off of the edge.  Uncomfortable?  Yes.  Fatal?  Usually not.  Informative?  Always.

             It’s up to us, one at time, in our own space, in our own way, with our own specialized set of tools, to discover that fine calculation, that perfect leveling.

             We need to seek it gently, though.  Without vigor, and without haste.  We need to approach it softly, so as not to flip the scales and cause a crash.

             In asking all of these questions, I was directed to see what else we could learn here.  This validation brings the start of an answer, a recalibrating of a reminder.

             To learn, we often times are forced to teach.  To instruct, we must first acknowledge that we are always still learning.

             To help ourselves, it is best to begin by helping others.

balance

“tumbled stones

rainbow healing

Today marks the start of a new beginning; a new way of looking at life and the world around you.

Be it in dreams or through beautiful rainbows, you are being infused with light and blessings. 

Relax!

Surrender your concerns to the universal light of love and allow this wondrous healing to occur.

You will soon find that others are attracted to you.  Many will come and seek your help and advice for you are a beacon of light unto all.

In the near future you will empower others with your love and wisdom as you help them see their own inner light and beauty.

You are a natural born healer who heals through the power of love.”

Today’s Deck:

Crystal Oracle by Toni Carmine Salerno

Today’s Affirmation:

(from the same source)

I will love myself enough today to

allow the light of my soul to shine

through and reveal my inner beauty,

truth,

and purpose.

 

 

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Assuredly Experiencing

             Yesterday I was all ready to take a current picture (to use for a new header) of my bike in the fog (as opposed to the snow that we no longer have).  But then, after a record-setting number of days in a row, it vanished.  All clear skies.  Shit.

            That type of ridiculous, low-grade disappointment is what’s on my mind.  How do we handle changes, bumps in the road?  Some of us (me!) get angry and try to fight against the tide.  Others, well they are more free-flowing.

             This is one of my lessons, obviously.  What I’m constantly working on.  And, what I’m constantly sharing here.  Like these channeled messages I now receive.  They appeared so that this could all be discussed by more than just me and my Team.

            After some broken early morning sleep, here is what I heard:

Observation.

What’s different?

             In our journey to be more mindful, and live in lovingkindness, we have to slow down.  Look at the scenery.  Smell the roses, as the old saying goes.

             When we do this, what are we seeing?  What fragrances can we detect.  How does our skin feel?  Are there sounds?  Has something changed since the last time we looked here, felt this, put our noses in that direction?

             My (channeled?) idea that everyone can find/afford Three Quick Minutes someplace in their day is the perfect place to apply this.  But this time, with a twist.  To find anything that’s been altered.

             If you’re able to sit, better, so you don’t fall down.  But if you have to do it standing up, well, lean on something, I guess.  Seriously though, everybody should try to grab their three 60 second consecutive blocks, and just Be.

             We truly are worth that much time, that gift daily.  It’s healing and simple. A thing we can just do.  A place we can just enjoy.  Also, we never know what we might end up observing.

             Possibly an angel?  Like the one who showed up for our daily draw?

archangel cards, st michael,

“Confidence  ~

St Michael the Archangel

Archangel Michael is with you, shoring up your confidence so that you can fearlessly face (and even enjoy) the tasks before you.  This archangel is protecting you against negativity, helping you to remain optimistic and filled with faith, and ensuring that only people and situations of high integrity come to you.

Have confidence in the Universe’s power to keep you safe and secure.  As you enter into a new phase of your life, it’s  natural to feel intimidated by change.  You may worry whether you are prepared and qualified for what’s ahead of you.  Remember though, more than you can handle will never be brought to you.  You are assured that your powerful companions, such as Archangel Michael, are at your side to help, always.

Archangels are the overseers of our personal guardian angels . . . . fighting against lower energy in order to protect us all.  Many people report miraculous rescues and protection as a result of calling upon Michael, and for that reason, he’s a patron saint of police officers, security guards, and sailors.

St Michael, the Archangel, will help you feel safe and confident if you call upon him.”

             Here is the mention of change, as we were saying.  For me, I will certainly be asking for help in confidently dealing with whatever crosses my path, rather than exploding in rage.  Well, ya know, that’s the plan.

Today’s Deck:

Saints & Angels Oracle Cards by Doreen Virtue

Today’s Sharing:

 is this lovely lady, a Standard Dachshund.

wiener dogs, standard dachshunds,

Excellent example of perfect politeness.

             She was the office greeter this afternoon, when I arrived for my appointment.  In addition to that task, she also held her end of the couch down, and contributed personal aromas, for all to experience.  While she napped.  We were working on Acceptance, she was extremely helpful.