Thursday, September 20, 2007

A greatful heart is an abundant heart

My dear friends, we love you so very much.

Remember that a grateful heart is an abundant heart. A grateful heart seeks out and acknowledges the riches that life has to offer. A grateful heart does not feel impoverished, unacknowledged, or unappreciated because a grateful heart realizes that God has gifted you with a magnificent and glorious classroom called Earth in which to evolve your understanding and appreciation of love.

Gratitude, dear ones, is the cornerstone of all abundance. The soul that focuses upon gratitude sees and glorifies the riches of all creation. How can you ever feel poor when you look upon the magnificence of the sky, the wings of a butterfly, or a bush filled with flowers? How can you ever feel stressed when you take the time to feel the breeze upon your face, or the gentle drops of a summer rain. How could you ever feel alone when you hear the magnificent song of the birds who give thanks for each rising and setting of the sun each and every day?

Dear ones, there are riches all around you. Do you give thanks when you taste the food upon your tongue? Can you give thanks for the softness of your pillow, or the scent of your soap in the morning shower. Can you give thanks for the difficult people that strengthen your resolve to love? Can you give thanks for the dishonest people who help you hone and honor your own intuition? Can you appreciate the opinions of someone who disagrees with you even if you will never see eye to eye?

There are alwasy two sides to every coin. There are always different perspectives you can adopt about life in any given moment. In any moment, no matter how beautiful or painful, you can always find lack, and you can always find abundance. You can always complain, and you can always be grateful. One person will see the glory of the rose. Another will sneeze and complain about the pollen. One person will always see the hand of God taking care of their every need, while another will see nothing but lack. One person will always find the interesting characters in a crowd and celebrate their diversity, while another will moan about the fact that people don't act the way they would like them to act.

Life is life. How you choose to perceive it - the good, the so-called-bad, and the so-called-ugly, is up to you. Life just Is. People just are they way they are. Judgments are widely accepted by your world, and yet they are entirely useless. What you require is discernment - the ability to say, "This is part of what I want in my life, and that is not." Dear ones, can you appreciate that everything around you is part of God. Everyone around you is part of God's creation. Everyone deserves appreciation, respect, and love. That said, choose to be in situations that uplift you, and choose to walk away from or pray for change in situations that do not inspire you.

God has no judgments about your life dear ones. God loves you and wants the best for you. However, the quality of your life will always be defined by the choices you make and the ways in which you choose to view, what is right in front of you.

God bless you. We love you so very much.
-- The Angels

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