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Little messages, honestly, truthfully....

The morning was the same as 
all the other mornings this April,
we sat with our mugs of tea,
the rain was pattering on the window 
for the 29th day in a row.

Dougal dog was shaking, the rain makes 
him nervous, my love lights a wood
fire to bring warmth and comfort into the lounge
the crackling and spitting logs
make Dougal shake even more.
My girl sits on the other couch, she is shaking too,
they say it could be the medication
or just that she is so anxious.

The lounge is not a pretty sight, I have started
to emulsion paint to get the place ready 
for sale, we can't afford to live
here much longer.

I write a list for the shopping and 
remind my love to make sure he gets the offers,
to which he responds,
"I'll get what I get",
to which I,
 :~( <<<

After they have gone I'm sat stunned and silent,
not at all in the mood for painting
a book rests on the arm of the couch...

this last couple of days,
after our breakfast
I have been picking it up and 
reading passages out loud from it,
reading from where the page happens to fall open,
in an effort to give my girl
some positive messages of hope for the future.
Funnily enough just opening the page randomly
seems to always  impart some wise words,
something needed at that time.

So today sitting all alone and feeling the fume over a
 tense outbreak, I turned and noticed the book,
I picked it up, opened randomly again,
and  began to read...

"the most enlightened beings throughout history,
 told us to love others, ....... give negativity to others,
you will receive negativity back"- 
 Secret the Power - Rhonda Byrne
I realised at that point
I was giving out tense, anxious and insecure vibes to
my love, which in-turn bounced right back at me!

I have a personal mantra -
'What I need will be given to me in the 'Moment'

I have been trying to maintain this attitude under severe stress,
and it has really helped me, whenever I feel a need
there seems to always be little messages
popping up, could be an uplifting comment, 
some inspiring post or video, an email
from a blogging friend or
Postcard from Paradise

Keep a lookout for your own
'little messages'.

Linking with Recuerda mi Corazon

You are not going to believe this, I have just gone to my email
LOOK at what a friend sent me at the same time
I was writing this post,
yes even the faith pic had been posted!!!

A Dog named Faith
A dog born with only two legs,
his owner was going to have him put down,
but instead felt pity and trained him to walk upright like a human!

The message ends this way ~

"In life there are always undesirable things,
so in order to feel better you just need to look at life from another direction.
Faith is the continual demonstration of the strength and wonder of life."


Meri said…
Such a raw and vulnerable post -- my heart aligns with yours and sends you love and joy and hope.
carol l mckenna said…
Ah you quickly got the wisdom ~ you are blessed ~ still difficult times are trying for all ~ sending you lots of healing hugs for courage and strength ~ thanks, namaste, ^_^

lovely photos ^_^
Miss Robyn said…
sending love - and if it helps, so many, many of us are going through many trials - all different - in sympathy with Mother earth and what is happening. Our task is to hold the energy, supporting each other as we raise our vibrations.. sending so much love to you and your loved ones - and my heart is with your struggles. love to you dear friend.. we will be meeting soon xoxo
rebecca said…
i have to say when i read a post so full of candor i am moved deeply. yours is a bittersweet morning transforming into understanding, compassion and renewed faith. so often our greatest challenges serve us in unexpected ways when we choose to keep our hearts open and strive for clarity. when we align ourselves with all those around us in purposeful ways.
i love you dearly. i hope the love that others offer even from afar lifts your heart and your vision. truly you are never alone.
Stephanie said…
Sue, I don't think I can add anything more relevant that the messages you are receiving from the universe.

Know that many are thinking of you in this difficult time..sending light and love.
Introverted Art said…
Beautiful post and beautiful and kind messages... what a little piece of heaven in the 000111 world...
suzanne said…
such a beautiful post, sue. your honesty and your message - powerful reminders. know that i am sending positive energy and possibility your way.
Introverted Art said…
It takes a lot of courage to be that frank...
rebecca said…
returning with more love and hoping this day is lighter, stronger.
Introverted Art said…
Thank you so much for the blog suggestion. Her blog is almost as amazing as yours :-)
Carola Bartz said…
Sue, I sometimes experience that as well - finding something in my mail, read a passage in a book etc. that speaks to me in that very moments and is exactly what I need. And yes, it's true, if you send out negativity you receive negativity. In the end, it all starts with us.
Sending you a hug across the ocean.

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