Jan. 19, 2015
I usually don’t get the kind of call I received Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. It was deeply disturbing. As I listened, I had two thoughts:
- Why is this person telling me this? (Yes. I know. Listening is part of my earthly mission.)
- And, why did this person remain in this situation?
These were asked on my background thought of “Don’t judge. No opinions needed. You don’t know the total past, the total present or the total future. Be still and listen.”
Later, I received the message from the angels to hand this situation over to God and them. There was nothing I could do.
The Most Powerful Word
It wasn’t the story of abuse and its aftermath that so sadden me as it was the receiver and observer of the abuse done to her children not knowing that she didn’t have to be part of this.
She didn’t know that “No” is the most powerful word in the Universe. She didn’t know that all of us including her, her children and the abuser are destined to be and to live in love and as love.
I am very fortunate. The first and last time I came home from school with a bad grade, and when questioned about it, made some remark about doing what my mother did: marry a man and let him take care of me, my mother asked a life changing question, “What are you going to do if he dies or gets sick or is injured and can’t work? You will be responsible for providing for your family. Just how do you intend to do that?”
My mother had the grace and the wisdom to not tell me about spousal abandonment and abuse.
I became focused on doing well in school and learning how to earn money for self and family. Today, I know beyond the merest shadow of a doubt that I will always find a way to bring enough income into my home to spend, save and give. I know who I am, my talents, skills and abilities. This is a blessing for which I give thanks daily.
All people—male, female, young, middle age, old— need this knowledge of self. This knowing is a great blessing. I ask that all of us be given this knowing.
A Greater Wisdom
However, a wisdom greater then my mother’s comes from Conversations with God author, Neale Donald Walsh, “I will love myself enough to remove myself from the situation.”
One look at the world, our community, our family and our self tells us that we don’t know how to love our self. Many of us do the exact opposite of loving the self, we hate.
We simply don’t know how to love our self. That is our first task: to love our self, then and only then can we love others, then and only then can we love God.
So how do we do this, this loving of the self? We ask the angels to tell us, show us and lead us to the situations, people, ideas, information and energy that will cause us to love our self.
Angels of All of Us
Angels of all of us,
We give thanks that we are connected to you, that we can feel your wings touching us, guiding us, preparing the way for us.
We are grateful that we know that asking questions is the best way to help you understand what’s going on in our human world and the kind of help and support we might require.
So, today, we ask, “What are the ways to love myself? Show me the highest and best ways.”
We, also, ask to immediately recognize love, to freely go to it and remain with it. We ask that love and loving ways becomes our preference and our habit.
Angels of all of us,
We are grateful for all the nurturance and support you provide for us. We know that receiving what you give is a form of love. We are appreciative. Thank you.
And so it is.
Barbara S Lucas
author, teacher, guide
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