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I recently found this woman’s doodles as she calls them. I enjoy seeing what she has created each day. So I thought I would share one with you. Have a magic filled, loved filled weekend and remember there really are Angels on Your Shoulders.
I am in the process of writing my next book. I was going through some old files and found this story. I loved it the first time I read it and was never able to find its original author. I hope you enjoy this wonderful parable as well.
One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hour as the farmer tried to figure out what to do.
Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his neighbors to come over and help. They all grabbed a shovel and began to shovel dirt into the well. At the donkey realized what was happening and cried horribly. Then to everyone’s amazement he quieted down.
A few shovel loads later the farmer finally looked down the well, He was astonished by what he saw. With each shovel of dirt that hit his back the donkey was doing something amazing. He would shake it off and take a step up.
As the farmer’s neighbors continued to shovel dirt on top of the animal, he would shake it off and take a step up. Pretty soon everyone was pleasantly surprised as the donkey stepped up over the edge of the well and happily trotted off.
Life is going to shovel dirt on you, All kinds of dirt. The trick to getting out of the well is to shake it off and take a step up. Each of our troubles is a stepping stone. We can get out of the deepest wells, just by not stopping, never giving up. Shake it off and take a step up.
Life is and then we tell ourselves a story – one that helps us get out of the well or one that buries us in misery. The choice s always yours, choose joy!
I remember playing the game ‘telephone’ as a child. We’d sit in a circle and one person would begin my whispering a story into the next person’s ear. The story would slow travel around the circle.
The last person would share the story with the group as then the first person would share. We would all laugh about how much the stories had changed. It was an innocent party game, no harm was done.
Gossip, cyber bullying or failing to check our personal stories at the door often are far from harmless. Children have killed themselves because of the pain caused by bullying. All of the misery we experience in our lives has the same cause regardless of the events. The real cause of all suffering is separation from love, from our spirit and from divinity.
Life is and then we tell ourselves a story. We make our choices and react to life based on that story. If that story is one of fear happiness, joy and abundance are excluded from the equation.
What if love became our guiding force?
There is so much fear in this world. Just for today focus on what you love. Even if it is little things like I love the sun or the color blue. I love Pumpkin Spice Lattes, yummy yummy Lattes. Use the word love as often as you can today. Love, love, love. Practice loving things you may perceive as unlovable: dog poop on your shoe (someone loves that dog), loud neighbors (hey are just enjoying life), yucky tasting food(someone is enjoying it). I think you get the idea.
This weekend I watched a documentary on OWN called Bridegroom. I was deeply touched and it all started with this YouTube video.
No matter what the question or the problem LOVE is always the answer. I’d love to hear your thoughts and feelings in the comment section below.
What love can do .... Angels are messengers of love ...
we can be the person who creates more love with our actions.
We can be somebody's angel . . .
Here is a 'feel good' video about what a difference a small action can make.
What if we all lived like this? [youtube]http://youtu.be/uaWA2GbcnJU[/youtube]
Practice random acts of kindness and see how you feel at the end of the day.
Calling the angels into your home
With love and aloha,
Angels are everywhere just open your mind and your heart to the signs.
Make Angels on Your Shoulder
Why angels? People often want to talk to angels, connect with them or be guided by them. Why?
I often wonder why angels?
My theory is that people are seeking the love. Angels are never judgmental and they radiate love. As human beings we often forget that we live surrounded by love and that at a core leve
How to talk to the angels I get asked this question all the time. It really is very easy but our minds can make it so much harder. We can doubt what we are hearing or sensing or feeling.
You are always surrounded by angels. The moment you ask them for help they are there. The problem is we often don't let the help in.
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I recently found this woman's doodles as she calls them. I enjoy seeing what she has created each day. So I thought I would share one with you. Have a magic filled, loved filled weekend and remember there really ar
Susan Gregg is the author of eight books including the award-winning "Mastering the Toltec Way" and "The Encyclopedia of Angels, Spirit Guides and Ascended Masters." She has been exploring spirituality since the early 1970s and completed an apprenticeship with Don Miguel Ruiz. Her greatest passion is showing others how they can be happy and this passion has resulted in her "Food for the Soul" podcast.
Currently, she lives on the Big Island of Hawaii where she is an avid gardener, hiker, and writer. She often spends time playing with the four-legged friends she's rescued or swimming with the wild sea turtles and dolphins.
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