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The Littlest Angel Part II

Part II continues the story of the Little Soul… (Be sure to read previous blog first)

It was then that the Little Soul realized a large crowd had gathered. Souls had come from far and wide — from all over the Kingdom — for the word had gone forth that the Little Soul was having this extraordinary conversation with God, and everyone wanted to hear what they were saying.

Looking at the countless other souls gathered there, the Little Soul had to agree. None appeared less wonderful, less magnificent, or less perfect than the Little Soul itself. Such was the wonder of the souls gathered around, and so bright was their Light, that the Little Soul could scarcely gaze upon them.

“Who, then, to forgive?” asked God.

“Boy, this is going to be no fun at all!” grumbled the Little Soul. “I wanted to experience myself as One Who Forgives. I wanted to know what that part of special felt like.”

And the Little Soul learned what it must feel like to be sad.

But just then a Friendly Soul stepped forward from the crowd. “Not to worry, Little Soul,” the Friendly Soul said, “I will help you.”

“You will?” the Little Soul brightened. “But what can you do?”

“Why, I can give you someone to forgive!”

“You can?”

“Certainly!” chirped the Friendly Soul. “I can come into your next lifetime and do something for you to forgive.”

“But why? Why would you do that?” the Little Soul asked. “You, who are a Being of such utter perfection! You, who vibrate with such a speed that it creates a Light so bright that I can hardly gaze upon you! What could cause you to want to slow down your vibration to such a speed that your bright Light would become dark and dense? What could cause you — who are so light that you dance upon the stars and move through the Kingdom with the speed of your thought — to come into my life and make yourself so heavy that you could do this bad thing?”

“Simple,” the Friendly Soul said. “I would do it because I love you.”

The Little Soul seemed surprised at the answer.

“Don’t be so amazed,” said the Friendly Soul, “you have done the same thing for me. Don’t you remember? Oh, we have danced together, you and I, many times. Through the eons and across all the ages have we danced. Across all time and in many places have we played together. You just don’t remember.

“We have both been All Of It. We have been the Up and the Down of it, the Left and the Right of it. We have been the Here and the There of it, the Now and the Then of it. We have been the male and the female, the good and the bad — we have both been the victim and the villain of it.

“Thus have we come together, you and I, many times before; each bringing to the other the exact and perfect opportunity to Express and to Experience Who We Really Are.

“And so,” the Friendly Soul explained a little further, “I will come into your next lifetime and be the ‘bad one’ this time. I will do something really terrible, and then you can experience yourself as the One Who Forgives.”

“But what will you do?” the Little Soul asked, just a little nervously, “that will be so terrible?”

“Oh,” replied the Friendly Soul with a twinkle, “we’ll think of something.”

Then the Friendly Soul seemed to turn serious, and said in a quiet voice, “You are right about one thing, you know.”

“What is that?” the Little Soul wanted to know.

“I will have to slow down my vibration and become very heavy to do this not-so-nice thing. I will have to pretend to be something very unlike myself. And so, I have but one favor to ask of you in return.”

“Oh, anything, anything!” cried the Little Soul, and began to dance and sing, “I get to be forgiving, I get to be forgiving!” Then the Little Soul saw that the Friendly Soul was remaining very quiet.

“What is it?” the Little Soul asked. “What can I do for you? You are such an angel to be willing to do this for me!”

“Of course this Friendly Soul is an angel!” God interrupted. “Everyone is! Always remember: I have sent you nothing but angels.”

And so the Little Soul wanted more than ever to grant the Friendly Soul’s request. “What can I do for you?” the Little Soul asked again.

“In the moment that I strike you and smite you,” the Friendly Soul replied, “in the moment that I do the worst to you that you could possible imagine — in that very moment . . .”

“Yes?” the Little Soul interrupted, “yes . . . ?”

The Friendly Soul became quieter still.

“Remember Who I Really Am.”

“Oh, I will!” cried the Little Soul, “I promise! I will always remember you as I see you right here, right now!”

“Good,” said the Friendly Soul, “because, you see, I will have been pretending so hard, I will have forgotten myself. And if you do not remember me as I really am, I may not be able to remember for a very long time. And if I forget Who I Am, you may even forget Who You Are, and we will both be lost. Then we will need another soul to come along and remind us both of Who We Are.”

“No, we won’t!” the Little Soul promised again. “I will remember you! And I will thank you for bringing me this gift — the chance to experience myself as Who I Am.”

And so, the agreement was made. And the Little Soul went forth into a new lifetime, excited to be the Light, which was very special, and excited to be that part of special called Forgiveness.

And the Little Soul waited anxiously to be able to experience itself as Forgiveness, and to thank whatever other soul made it possible.

And at all the moments in that new lifetime, whenever a new soul appeared on the scene, whether that new soul brought joy or sadness — and especially if it brought sadness — the Little Soul thought of what God had said.

“Always remember,” God had smiled, “I have sent you nothing but angels.”

The Little Soul and the Sun  by Neale Donald Walsch is available as a children’s book on amazon.  Along with the many other books he has written.  I highly recommend all of his books, esp. the Conversations with God series.  This little story here brings new light to the Christian Prayer of Peace.  Think about what each sentence means in terms of this story we have just read.

Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be known as the Children of God.

But I say to you that hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.

To those who strike you on the cheek offer the other also,

and from those who take away your cloak, do not withhold your coat as well.

Give to everyone who begs from you, and of those who take away your goods,

do not ask them again.

And as you wish that others would to do you, do so to them.

 

Blessings on your Journey of Love ♥

😀 Sequoia Elisabeth

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The Littlest Angel Part I

Transitions Blog presents a wonderful story about an angel who is discovering who it is.  The story speaks directly to each of us and offers a reminder to those on the Journey of Love.  Please read as the part of the Little Soul, unless you prefer another part.  As Neale teaches in his awesome “Conversations with God” book series, You are, unless you are not!  The choice is yours.

 

The Little Soul and the Sun 

By Neale Donald Walsh

 

ONCE UPON NO TIME, there was a Little Soul who said to God, “I know who I am!”

And God said, “That’s wonderful! Who are you?”

And the Little Soul shouted, “I’m the Light!”

God smiled a big smile. “That’s right!” God exclaimed. “You are the Light.”

The Little Soul was so happy, for it had figured out what all the souls in the Kingdom were there to figure out. “Wow,” said the Little Soul, “this is really cool!”

But soon, knowing who it was, was not enough. The Little Soul felt stirrings inside, and now wanted to be who it was. And so the Little Soul went back to God (which is not a bad idea for all souls who want to be Who They Really Are) and said, “Hi, God! Now that I know Who I am, is it okay for me to be it?”

And God said, “You mean you want to be Who You Already Are?”

“Well,” replied the Little Soul, “it’s one thing to know Who I Am, and another thing altogether to actually be it. I want to feel what it’s like to be the Light!”

“But you already are the Light,” God repeated, smiling again.

“Yes, but I want to see what that feels like!” cried the Little Soul.

“Well,” said God with a chuckle, “I suppose I should have known. You always were the adventuresome one.” Then God’s expression changed. “There’s only one thing . . .”

“What?” asked the Little Soul.

“Well, there is nothing else but the Light. You see, I created nothing but what you are; and so, there is no easy way for you to experience yourself as Who You Are, since there is nothing that you are not.”

“Huh?” said the Little Soul, who was now a little confused.

“Think of it this way,” said God. “You are like a candle in the Sun. Oh, you’re there all right. Along with a million, ka-gillion other candles who make up the Sun. And the sun would not be the Sun without you.

Nay, it would be a sun without one of its candles . . . and that would not be the Sun at all; for it would not shine as brightly. Yet, how to know yourself as the Light when you are amidst the Light — that is the question.”

“Well,” the Little Soul perked up, “you’re God. Think of something!”

Once more God smiled. “I already have,” God said. “Since you cannot see yourself as the Light when you are in the Light, we’ll surround you with darkness.”

“What’s darkness?” the Little Soul asked.

God replied, “It is that which you are not.”

“Will I be afraid of the dark?” cried the Little Soul.

“Only if you choose to be,” God answered. “There is nothing, really, to be afraid of, unless you decide that there is. You see, we are making it all up. We are pretending.”

“Oh,” said the Little Soul, and felt better already.

Then God explained that, in order to experience anything at all, the exact opposite of it will appear. “It is a great gift,” God said, “because without it, you could not know what anything is like.

“You could not know Warm without Cold, Up without Down, Fast without Slow. You could not know Left without Right, Here without There, Now without Then.”

“And so,” God concluded, “when you are surrounded with darkness, do not shake your fist and raise your voice and curse the darkness.

“Rather be a Light unto the darkness, and don’t be mad about it. Then you will know Who You Really Are, and all others will know, too. Let your Light shine so that everyone will know how special you are!”

“You mean it’s okay to let others see how special I am?” asked the Little Soul.

“Of course!” God chuckled. “It’s very okay! But remember, ‘special’ does not mean ‘better.’ Everybody is special, each in their own way! Yet many others have forgotten that. They will see that it is okay for them to be special only when you see that it is okay for you to be special.”

“Wow,” said the Little Soul, dancing and skipping and laughing and jumping with joy. “I can be as special as I want to be!”

“Yes, and you can start right now,” said God, who was dancing and skipping and laughing right along with the Little Soul. “What part of special do you want to be?”

“What part of special?” the Little Soul repeated. “I don’t understand.”

“Well,” God explained, “being the Light is being special, and being special has a lot of parts to it. It is special to be kind. It is special to be gentle. It is special to be creative. It is special to be patient. Can you think of any other ways it is special to be?”

The Little Soul sat quietly for a moment. “I can think of lots of ways to be special!” the Little Soul then exclaimed. “It is special to be helpful. It is special to be sharing. It is special to be friendly. It is special to be considerate of others!”

“Yes!” God agreed, “and you can be all of those things, or any part of special you wish to be, at any moment. That’s what it means to be the Light.”

“I know what I want to be, I know what I want to be!” the Little Soul announced with great excitement. “I want to be the part of special called ‘forgiving.’ Isn’t it special to be forgiving?”

“Oh, yes,” God assured the Little Soul. “That is very special.”

“Okay,” said the Little Soul. “That’s what I want to be. I want to be forgiving. I want to experience myself as that.”

“Good,” said God, “but there’s one thing you should know.”

The Little Soul was becoming a bit impatient now. It always seemed as though there were some complication. “What is it?” the Little Soul sighed.

“There is no one to forgive.”

“No one?” The Little Soul could hardly believe what had been said.

“No one!” God repeated. “Everything I have made is perfect. There is not a single soul in all creation less perfect than you. Look around you.”

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😀 Sequoia Elisabeth

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At Home With God

The book “Home with God: In a Life That Never Ends” by Neale Donald Walsch is my favorite book on the subject of Life and Death because it explains so many questions I held over the years.  I am comfortable now with whatever happens and know without a doubt that all is well.

The main aspects of the book are listed below as food for thought.  You may wish to read his book if you have ever known someone who has passed.

1)      Dying is something you do for you.

2)     You are the cause of your own Death. This is always true, no matter where, or how, you die.

3)     You can not die against your will.

4)     No path back Home is any better than any other path.

5)     Death is never a tragedy. It is always a gift.

6)     You and God are one. There is no separation between you.

7)     Death does not exist.

8)     You cannot change Ultimate Reality, but you can change your experience of it.

9)     It is the desire of All That Is to Know Itself in its Own Experience.  This is the reason for all of life.

10)  Life is eternal.

11)   The timing and circumstances of death are always perfect.

12)  The death of every person always serves the agenda of every other person who is aware of it. That is why they are aware of it. Therefore, no death (and no life) is ever “wasted”. No one ever dies “in vain”.

13)  Birth and death are the same thing.

14)  You are continually in the act of creation, in life and in death.

15)  There is no such thing as the end of evolution.

16)  Death is reversible.

17)  In death you will be greeted by all of your loved ones – those who have died before you and those who will die after you. (Linear Time does not exist)

18) Free choice is the act of pure creation, the signature of God, and your gift, your glory, and your power forever and ever.

May the Truth set you free my child for you are Loved♥ more than you can imagine!

🙂 Sequoia Elisabeth

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Home With God

A dear friend of mine passed on today and so I thought this appropriate to share.  It helped me tremendously when my Mom passed four years ago.  I pray it will help you now!

1)      Dying is something you do for you.

2)     You are the cause of your own Death. This is always true, no matter where, or how, you die.

3)     You can not die against your will.

4)     No path back Home is any better than any other path.

5)     Death is never a tragedy. It is always a gift.

6)     You and God are one. There is no separation between you.

7)     Death does not exist.

8)     You cannot change Ultimate Reality, but you can change your experience of it.

9)     It is the desire of All That Is to Know Itself in its Own Experience.  This is the reason for all of life.

10)  Life is eternal.

11)    The timing and circumstances of death are always perfect.

12)  The death of every person always serves the agenda of every other person who is aware of it. That is why they are aware of it. Therefore, no death (and no life) is ever “wasted”. No one ever dies “in vain”.

13)  Birth and death are the same thing.

14) You are continually in the act of creation, in life and in death.

15)  There is no such thing as the end of evolution.

16) Death is reversible.

17)  In death you will be greeted by all of your loved ones – those who have died before you and those who will die after you.

18) Free choice is the act of pure creation, the signature of God, and your gift, your glory, and your power forever and ever.

This list was taken from the book “Home with God, in a life that never ends” by Neale Donald Walsch.  http://www.amazon.com/Home-God-Life-That-Never/dp/074326715X

 

I will miss you Miranda.

🙂 Sequoia Elisabeth

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I AM

Greetings family!  As I sit here thinking of what I would like to say for this segment, I am reminded by the author Neale Donald Walsch that it is our actions that define us.  Not only am I who I say I am and think I am it is through my actions that I am defined.  This is an interesting fact to consider.  Do you like what you see?  I mean as you look back over your life at all your accomplishments, are you happy with what you have demonstrated?

How often do you use the words “I am”?  These are the words that Moses uses in the bible to describe God, “I Am That, I Am”.  Powerful words, because they define us!  Now the version that most bibles use does not have the comma and that is a sore oversight by the men who translated the original document.  James Tywman pointed out in his book the “Moses Code” that the comma was missing so you can see how much that little detail changes the meaning of the phrase.  No longer is it “God is that”, it becomes “I” am that as an individual, I am God.  God is no longer outside us but within, through and as us!  The way I use this is to point to something and say, “I am that, I am”.  It matters not what you are pointing to, God is all there is.  The way I look at this is if I am an aspect of God and God is all there is, then I must be all there is.  When we say be “all that,” we mean it literally.

I am walking down the street pointing to a dog, “I am that, I am”, then to a tree, “I am that, I am”, etc. The feeling I get when I do this is one of inner-connectedness. Try it and see how you feel.  It may seem strange at first but when you think about it and let the reality sink in the Truth reveals itself.  We are all a part of the whole, and the whole is greater than the sum of its parts!

The ego or “little self” part of your mind is probably screaming at you about now and that is to be expected.  So let’s go a little deeper.  God is all there is and we are merely instruments!  God works in us, through us and as us to express Divinity.  While this may seem a tall order, it is something that you have been doing all your life, only now you are aware of it.  Going back to the beginning of this blog I said that our actions define us, and so now you know who you are!

😉 Sequoia Elisabeth

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Applications of a Love Based Economy

The rubber hits the road when you apply the principles of a Love Based Economy (LBE).  The principles have been presented over the past many months and are woven thru the blogs from the very beginning.  For specifics please read the Ebooks available HERE.  They are not written specifically for a LBE, however they are the foundation from which the LBE came to be. 

It has been expressed that a LBE and the resource based economy I have been supporting in my blogs over the past few months is idealistic and not possible in today’s society.  I agree that we have a ways to go, however I will also say that we have been on this path for many decades, if not centuries.  The time has come to make the jump.

Several key elements are required on the personal level to make this shift.  One is to believe it is possible and visualize, talk, and write about your ideas for a Love Based Economy/Society.  (Consider what Walt Disney created with this technique!)  Two is to take personal responsibility for it by living it.  This is not as hard as it may seem.  Start small and work up. 

Habits take 30 days to develop so be consistent in your efforts.  Anything you do consistently over and over becomes automatic, however at first results will not be observable and in fact the opposite may appear.  Do not get discouraged!  If it is worth doing then it is worth staying with it.  Allow yourself a few failures before you change tactics and stay with the dream, always and all ways.  

The more you live your dream the closer it will be to reality.  Understand also that the dream goes through many changes or transitions each leading closer to the goal.  This is evolution in action!  Take time to reflect on what is working in your life and focus on these things.  A fix it approach only creates more issues to fix, so I don’t recommend this approach.  What you focus on grows, so stay focused on your dreams and desires!

Make a list of things you can do today to be more loving in your daily life.  Question your motives for doing everything you do.  In fact, question all of reality.  Is death and destruction really as prevalent as the media would have you believe?  Look around your person and ask yourself how much violence you have in your personal life.  What have you seen with your own eyes?  A quote from Ken Keyes sums this up, “A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror”. 

For more info on a resource based economy please visit, Zeitgeist Movement, and on a love based society the writings are diverse and abundant so please explore this dream and make it reality.  Yes Magazine is another good source for ideas pertaining to this subject.  For more on Love and God I highly recommend the writings of Neale Donald Walsch, start with Conversations with God

I will be busy living the dream of a Love Based Economy so my blogs will be fewer and further between, but please stay in touch and keep reading!  Whenever you encounter a crossroads (or any decision) in your life, ask yourself one question.  “What would Love do now”?

🙂 Sequoia Elisabeth

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I am that

Greetings family!  As I sit here thinking of what I would like to say for this segment, I am reminded by the author Neale Donald Walsch that it is our actions that define us.  Not only am I who I say I am and think I am it is through my actions that I am defined.  This is an interesting fact to consider.  Do you like what you see?  I mean as you look back over your life at all your accomplishments, are you happy with what you have demonstrated? 

How often do you use the words “I am”?  These are the words that Moses uses in the bible to describe God, “I Am That, I Am”.  Powerful words, because they define us!  Now the version that most bibles use does not have the comma and that is a sore oversight by the men who translated the original document.  James Tywman pointed out in his book the “Moses Code” that the comma was missing so you can see how much that little detail changes the meaning of the phrase.  No longer is it “God is that”, it becomes “I” am that as an individual, I am God.  God is no longer outside us but within, through and as us!  The way I use this is to point to something and say, “I am that, I am”.  It matters not what you are pointing to, God is all there is.  The way I look at this is if I am an aspect of God and God is all there is, then I must be all there is.  When we say be “all that” we mean it literally. 

I am walking down the street pointing to a dog, “I am that, I am”, then to a tree, “I am that, I am”, etc. The feeling I get when I do this is one of inner-connectedness. Try it and see how you feel.  It may seem strange at first but when you think about it and let the reality sink in the Truth reveals itself.  We are all a part of the whole, and the whole is greater than the sum of its parts!

The ego or “little self” part of your mind is probably screaming at you about now and that is to be expected.  So let’s go a little deeper.  God is all there is and we are merely instruments!  God works in us, through us and as us to express Divinity.  While this may seem a tall order, it is something that you have been doing all your life, only now you are aware of it.  Going back to the beginning of this blog I said that our actions define us, and so now you know who you are!  🙂  Sequoia Elisabeth

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Life that Never Ends

Death has always been an interesting subject to me.  So let’s talk about it some.  There are many beliefs about death as well as the after death experience and as far as I know no one alive can tell you what dying feels like, or at least that is the popular belief.  I have some not so popular beliefs about death and dying so I will share from my perspective and from my extensive research.

Now I have never had a near death experience or NDE but I do have two close friends who have and from what they tell me it is not all that bad and in fact they tell me it was a pretty interesting experience.  The key points of NDE’s are the feeling of floating and separation from the body, but with a thin cord that maintains constant connection to the body.  Many will see a light which is very bright and almost magnetic. The other significant thing is that they felt no sensation whatsoever.  They had no thought either, only observation without judgment. 

The best book I have ever read on this subject of death is “Home with God: In a Life that Never Ends” by Neale Donald Walsch.  Since you are probably going to read it I will not go into great detail but I will mention a few points that grabbed me.  From the title you may have guessed that life does not end with death of the physical body.  Our souls continue right on with the journey and this experience depends on what you believe.  What you believe is true! (Ch 7 of my eBook)  So let’s say that you believe the bit from church where if you sinned you go to hell, well that is what you will experience until you realize that being there is not necessary.

There are many stories and whatever you believe in will manifest.  By the way if you believe in nothing you will experience that and living in nothingness can get a bit confusing.  LOL  Moving on, the next awesome thing about death is that you pick the time, the place, and the method all before you are even born!  I will not go into how that is possible because that can take a while. 

The other cool part is that no one ever dies in vain.  There is a purpose for everything and those who need to know of your death will.  There are some more fun things in the book so check it out and know that we are all manifesting our lives in the best and highest good of yourself, your family and everyone everywhere.  😉  Sequoia Elisabeth

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