Instant Success

March 31, 2015

Hi Everyone,

When the Black Friday sales ads came in November, my reaction was, “Shop? I don’t get it. Who has time to shop?”

The ads went into the trash can, and I went back to how I’ve spent my time for the last year and a half to two years: writing Put Hand to Plow which will be available free on Amazon Kindle starting next Wednesday April 8, 2015 until Sunday April 12, 2015. (key words: put hand to plow Barbara S Lucas)

I tell you this because I know that many of you are either actively bringing forth some type of newness into your life and thus the world, or you are secretly considering doing so.

In our world, it’s easy to get misled by the instant success stories, and then to give up on our idea.

I give thanks for every musician, artist, writer, inventor, business person, entrepreneur, actor and all others who when either print or electronic media or both called them an “instant success” have said, “Oh? It’s only taken 20 years, 54 years, 7 years, to have my “instant success”.

I thank each and every one for their courage to speak the truth about how long it takes. It takes as long as it takes. Beware of those who sell short cuts.

In addition, there is much that isn’t apparent about creating, birthing or bringing forth until one has began the journey of bringing newness into the world.

I felt the support of the angels with word, every step I took in bringing forth Put Hand to Plow. I would not have completed this project without their help.

Let us go to the angels of all of us and give thanks for the support we get with bringing whatever newness we each have been given to bring forth.

Angels of All of Us

It is with joy and thanksgiving that we recognize the work that you do for us. We are thankful for the awareness that you exist and are all around us. We love the glimpses we get of your presence; we love the feel of your wing tips touching our shoulders. Thank you for allowing us to hear your soft, gentle laughter.

We are grateful for the ideas given us, the ideas that give us the solutions to problems of creating plenty of survival essentials such as food and water for everyone everywhere.

We give thanks for the ideas that help us solve the problems of making certain that all humans have the opportunities to possess success markers such as homes and careers.

We are humble that ideas for solving problems of manifesting personal preferences and requirements are given us now.

We sing songs of praise that ideas for solving any difficulties in gaining spiritual gifts such as personal peace and freedom show up now.

Angels of all of us,

We are so grateful that we have solutions, that we have ideas and information, that we have the will and the energy to solve problems and to bring newness into our life and into the world.

Most of all, we give thanks for your encouragement, for the whispers of Spirit to not quit, stop or give up, for the idea placed in our mind that what we are about is needed right here and right now.

We smile when you close our eyes to the finger pointers, close our ears to the criticisms, and feed our spirit so that it remains strong, determined and willing to do what is necessary to bring forth newness.

Angels of all of us,

We give thanks for all that you do for us. We are so very grateful.

And so it is.

Peace,

Barbara

Barbara S Lucas, PhD

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Perfection, the enemy of good

March 24, 2015

Hi Everyone,

Wow! What a gorgeous day! Wow! Talk about perfect! This is it.

My latest book, Put Hand to Plow, is available on Amazon Kindle.com. It will be offered for free starting April 1 thru April 5, 2015. If you follow my Face Book page about Ask the Angels Coaching, click the ‘Shop Now’ button to get to the Amazon Kindle page.

I took this book down from Kindle three times due to my quest for perfectionism. I had a terrible time with formatting. There are underlines and bolds where I placed none so I took it down, made the corrections, and behold, the unwanted underlines and bolds remain.

Perfection, the enemy of good

So, I remembered the saying of a friend, “Perfection is the enemy of good.” He is an engineer and meant that if we wait for something to be perfect, it may never be; that good is often great, wonderful, awesome and acceptable.

So. I am now at peace with my Kindle offering. The book is packed with information about how to bring forth the desires of your heart. I hope you get a copy, read it and do what it says.

I wonder how much good doesn’t come forth because we are waiting for perfection. Perfection may never come but good is knocking at the door now, is needed now, is ready to come forth now.

Let good come

Take a look at the projects you have on hold because they aren’t perfect. The world is waiting for your good. If it were not, you would not have been given the ideas, information and skills needed to create your project.

Bring your projects into the light where all can see and benefit from them. The world has waited long enough for you to bring forth your good.

Finger Pointer’s

Yes. I know. The finger pointers will be quick to focus on every imperfection. Let them.

Notice that they fail to see the three fingers pointed back at them. Notice that finger pointer’s rarely take risks and, that even though they’ve been given the same as the rest of us—ideas, information, energy, support and nurturance—they rarely solve a problem.

Courage

It takes courage to take an idea and shape it into a physical reality. Put Hand to Plow, get what you want was an idea that has taken a year and a half to put into physical reality.

Yes. I wanted to and actually did stop work on it several times. The angels of all of us whispered in my ear “This work is needed now, at this time; when it is perfect it will be too late for it to do the good it is meant to do.”

Let us go the angels of all of us and ask that we be given all the support needed to get our creations out of our mind and into a physical form that all can see and benefit from.

Angels of All of Us

Angels of all of us,

We are grateful that we know about you, that we can approach you, that you are all around us and willingly serve us in any way possible.

We give thanks that you are messengers from the Most High and that when we don’t understand the messages sent to us, you easily and quickly explain them.

We are grateful that we know we are revealers of the good and have been given the talents, gifts and skills to do that task.

As we complete our tasks and have a service or product to offer to the world, we can feel you angels gathering around us giving us support and encouragement;

we see the results of you going before us and making our way smooth and straight; we greet those who you’ve sent to help distribute or to use our offerings with gladness; and, we smile when our ears close, refusing to allow us to hear critical, condemning voices.

Thank you, angels of all of us, for supporting us as we bring new good into the world.

And so it is.

Peace,

Barbara

Barbara S Lucas, PhD

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Jay Robbins

March 17, 2015

Hi Everyone,
Jay Robbins, friend and pastor of the Douglasville, GA Center for Spiritual Living, left this life to enter another about a week ago. He made his transition from here to Heaven easily and without effort.

We know that Jay is well, with those he loved and who loved him, and is with God and all the heavenly host. All is well with Jay and with us, those who knew and loved him.

Jay’s Work
What we may not know is that Jay got to do exactly what he wanted: he wanted to be a minister to a church that he would stay with until he died. That’s exactly what happened.

Jay did the work of becoming a minister, the work of being a minister and the work of maintaining and growing a church until the day he died.

We thank Jay for a job well done, and we thank him for something greater: we thank him for showing us that it’s possible to have the life we choose.

 The Key
The key to having the life we decide on is to know what that is, and then to do the work necessary to have it.

This takes courage. Most of us, when we search our heart and ask for guidance to know what it is that we really want, are surprised to discover that what we’ve been striving for isn’t even close to our true desires.

We truly need the guidance of the angels to know, to accept and then to do what is necessary to have the life style we desire.

Angels of All of Us
Angels of all of us,

We are grateful that we know Jay is with all of you, is safe and that all is well.

We are grateful that Jay led by example; that he taught us much.

We are thankful that we realize that perhaps his greatest teaching is that we can have the life that we pick.

Angels of all of us,

We ask for guidance to know the desires of our heart. We want to know the details of the kind of life that would please our self including our heart and mind.

We ask that this answer be revealed to us in such a way that we have to recognize it.  We ask this knowing that you will guide us to the highest and best.

We ask that we be gently guided to the life that is meant for us. We ask this knowing that health, prosperity, healthy relationships and using our bundle of talents, abilities and skills in such a way that we make meaningful contributions to our self, families, friends and communities is our birth right.

These qualities and circumstances are with us always, no matter where we are, or the kind of work we do. We are always prosperous, healthy, loved and loving and contributors of our talents, gifts and skills.

We ask for the courage to recognize and accept the guidance that you give us. We ask for the strength to leave that which isn’t for us.

We ask that when we leave this life and enter the next life that we can say with truth and joy, “I lived the life I desired. All is well and will continue to be so.”

And so it is.

Peace,

Barbara

Barbara S Lucas

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Rose’s Call-to-Action

March 9, 2015

Hi Everyone,
As you know, one of the angels who works with me, Rose, good tidings angel, gave a call-to-action on my Ask the Angels Coaching page on Face Book.  The call came last Thursday, March 5, 2015.

Rose reminded us that humans were given the ability to create whatever they can image.  She then gave the call: “Let each human spend 10 minutes daily imagining prosperity, health, joy, freedom, peace, harmony, acceptance and contentment for self and for all others.”

 This is a very tall order and a doable one.

Survival Needs
I suggest we start by imagining—forming pictures in our minds—that all of us have more than enough of the basic requirements for survival. These are the same for all humans:

  • Our minds require safety and stability
  • Our spirits require beauty and human interactions
  • Our bodies require oxygen, food, water and shelter.

Pictures, the universal language
Recall that pictures are the universal language. Everyone can speak in pictures. So picture or image that you, your family, your friends and your circles of influence (whatever groups you participate in) have these basic requirements of life in great abundance so that there is much left over to store and to share.

Spend 10 minutes a day imagining everyone having more than enough healthy, nourishing foods; clean, safe water; beautiful, roomy, well-designed and well-built shelters and clean air. See each of these persons living in safe, economically and politically stable environments. See them interacting with other humans in healthy, safe ways and see them surrounded by beauty.

For this 10 minutes, practice the Law of Congruency. Allow no thoughts or feelings that oppose these images to distract you.

If you want, make a vision board for this action. And, of course, we ask the angels for help.

Angels of All of Us
Angels of all of us,

We are grateful that you let us know that you are here with us. We feel your presence. Sometimes, we get glimpse of you and we thank you. It is so reassuring when this happens.

Angels of all of us,
As you know, Rose, glad tidings angel, gave a call-to-action last Thursday. We want to respond to that call.

It was nice to be reminded of our ability to create whatever we imagine. Remind us of this often so that our images are of what we really want: personal peace, freedom, health, joy, healthy relationships, satisfaction and contentment.

Help us to image these qualities for our self, our families, our friends and our communities. Help us to extend these images so that all humans are included.

We rejoice in this possibility. We see this as true and doable. We see the results of this imaging manifesting into physical reality for all right here and right now.

For this, we give thanks.

And so it is.
Peace,

Barbara

Barbara S Lucas, PhD
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Alert Systems

March 3, 2015

Hi Everyone,
Layla, my little feral rescue cat, growls like a dog whenever a stranger enters the neighborhood. Usually, the stranger is someone hanging advertisement on door knobs.

As the stranger gets closer to this house, her growls intensify. I always pay attention. In this day and age, I would be a fool not to.

If the person is in anyway evil and they enter the yard, my other cats will run up to me growling like dogs, get my attention, and then go hide.

I’ve learned to go on red alert when this happens. My cats are never wrong.

Human Alert System
Just as God gave cats and other animals a way to know when no-good was lurking, we have a similar system

Unless we have squashed it or ignored it, each of us knows when something false, or something with an evil intent, is about.

 Reaction
We react differently to this alert. Most of the time, we say nothing and quietly remove our self from the situation; sometimes, we do what my cats do, we hide. However, there always comes a time when we have no choice but to confront whatever evil is facing us.

It is difficult to know the right thing to do.

Fighting Back
Ignoring something can give it the time to grow and become much more dangerous. Ignoring something can, also, cause it to die. Hiding can only give so much protection for so long. Confronting can destroy us unless we are skilled in all the different ways, including verbal ways, of defying evil.

Responding to evil requires much grace, training and should only be done if one is strongly rooted in spiritual practice. One should never confront evil without first calling in the angels and Archangel Michael. His mighty sword and his blue light of protection are needed now.

Angels of All of Us
Angels of all of us and the Archangel Michael,

We give thanks for your presence. We rejoice as we feel your presence and know that you are with us always.

We give thanks that we are never alone, never without ideas, information, energy, support and nurturance.  It is so great to have you with us.

Archangel Michael, if you would bathe us in the blue light of your protection and surround us with it always, we would be most grateful. Thank you.

We ask that our individual systems for detecting evil be strengthen. Whatever signal this system gives out that is unique to us, we ask to recognize it now.  We want to know loudly and clearly whenever something false, something no-good is in our environment.

Our environment includes the entire planet Earth. We are no longer separate groups or individuals but connected via all kinds of electronic devices. For this we give thanks.  Now, we don’t have to confront what will destroy us alone, but as a united group.

Angels of all of us,
We ask that not only do we instantly recognize that which is false and that which wishes to do harm, but that we loudly and clearly be given direction on how to react to it. Exactly what do we do that will preserve peace, stability, beauty, joy, prosperity, health and strong, loving individuals? We are open to your guidance. Thank you.

Angels of all of us and Archangel Michael as well as all the other heavenly host who love us and want only the very best for us, we thank you for your presence. We thank you for making yourself known to us. We thank you for your guidance and protection.

We are most grateful.
And so it is.

Peace,

Barbara

Barbara S Lucas
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