Self Love Isn't Selfish

My dear friends, we love you so very much,

Self love is not selfish dear ones! Self love is an acknowledgment of the beautiful Divine love that creates you, a state of living in truth, a life in which you say, "Yes," to God, "Yes" to self, "Yes" to the universe. It is a state of being in which you acknowledge the fact that you were created by a Love so pure and powerful that you could not possibly be flawed in any way.

You are having human experiences. You are learning, growing, and sometimes, in your human terms (not ours) failing. We do not see any of this as anything else other than an attempt to find your way back to truth. When you fall, get up and say, "I tried!" When you "fail," move on and say, "I tried! I am learning." When you see you could have done better in life, celebrate! You tried. You are learning!

Dear ones, in our eyes you cannot ever diminish the truth of your being! You cannot ever lose our love, God's love, or the love from which you are made. You can either feel it or not, connect with it, or not... but you can never lose you! You are amazing beings of pure light and you are all, no matter what, just doing your best trying to find your way back to that truth.

God Bless You! We love you so very much.

-- The Angels

Message From Ann

Self love doesn't come easy to those of us who were raised in the martry-is-holiest culture. Some people on earth were called to be martyrs. Jesus and Joan of Arc were amazing souls who did agree to take on the pain of the world to help transmute it. Somehow, so many of us thought that was the way to go too!

However, after working with the angels for years, I realize that each of us receives different direction from the Divine and very few are called to martyrdom. That's why it hurts when we self-sacrifice for others if we are not guided to do so! When the Divine wants you to serve, the joy, the desire, the resources, indeed the calling will be there. You will not feel used, bitter, empty, exhausted, and all those other things that arise when we volunteer to be victims in the guise ofhelping others. Instead you feel inspired, energized, joyous and as if a greater force of love compels you when you are truly called to do something.

Some people serve through conventional service - serving the pool, counseling, healing, etc. Some serve through quiet but completely essential tasks – accounting, legal services, managing our electricity, taking out the trash, trimming trees.

Some people serve through inspiration – living beautiful lives of love and joy, being amazing parents, traveling the world and sharing the diversity...

This list of ways we can serve is over 7 billion long because there are that many people on earth and each of us serves most authentically by simply being ourselves.Each of us has a calling in our hearts at any given moment in time and it is almost too simple... it is what you feel like doing that feels like love and joy. I was going to get up and exercise this morning and then do errands. It felt more joyful to do the newsletter, shower, run errands, then exercise later. How is that service? If I take care of myself, then I am energized to do all else.

I just got back from an amazing conference and will share more on that in future newsletters. I have four days to create six more episodes for my series, come up with 12 outfits, memorize 12 again and film. By the time you read this I'm in front of a camera serving through my joy, sharing through my show how the angels have taught me to live. It is more work than I have ever agreed to before. I still work full time with clients, do my newsletter, daily Facebook posts, and now this healing gazethat is causing even more grown on my end but creating some amazing healings for others. I am not doing these things because I think, "I want to serve," I am doing these things because my heart compels me. And some days... my heart compels me to go to Starbucks or to hike, or sleep so I honor that too :)

Serve through an authentic life! You are of value if you are happy at the grocery store! Your vibration ripples out into space and time when you are in a loving vibration! You are a lighthouse and a beacon of Love! And if you feel like joining in my class next weekend, I'd love to share more. This is one really awesome way to live!

Love and hugs. Have a blessed week.
Ann

Comments

Peter fox 16th September 2015 9:05 am

Lovely message,Ann- Thank you. "Serve through an authentic life" How many times we have heard these words throughout our lives- Just be yourself.
It is all so wondrously simple- the tricky bit is the long journey most of us need to find out who we are so we can be that!

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Ann Albers

Ann Albers is a popular spiritual instructor, angel communicator, lecturer, and author. She is a traditional Reiki master and a modern mystic who delights in distilling ancient wisdom into practical, down-to-earth tools for modern living. Ann's passion and purpose is teaching others to tap into the power and beauty of their souls, as well as helping people connect with the love and wisdom of their angels.

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