Hi Dear Friends!
The angels and the Divine love us so much that we can stop stressing, stop trying to control life, and open to receive their help... especially during the busy holidays!
Love you all!
Message from the Angels
My dear friends, we love you so very much,
If only you knew how deeply you were loved you would wake up every morning expecting to receive help from the universe, expecting your day to flow smoothly and gracefully, and feeling free to embrace another joyous day of life!
Unfortunately so many of you were not raised to expect love, help, and assistance from the creator and the angels. Many of you were raised with the belief that you had to "earn" God's love, that you had to approach the angels only with "higher" requests, and that you shouldn't "bother" the Divine with trivialities. In fact, nothing could be farther than the truth. You are loved. You are guided. You are worthy. You don't need to earn love. It is freely given, at all times.
The question is not, "Are you loved? Are you guided?" but rather are you open to receiving this love and guidance?
Imagine you stand in front of a locked door, struggling to open it. You jiggle the key in the lock. You try the doorknob and still nothing budges. You pound on the doorway and no one answers. In frustration, you try even harder. You step back and your mind goes in circles as you try to figure out how to open this doorway.
The only thing you feel like doing is sitting. So you sit and wait, sit and wait, and suddenly you get the urge to see what lies around the corner. You argue with yourself! "No!" I have to sit here and wait for someone to let me in or until I figure out how to break in!" Nonetheless the urge to take a walk remains.
Finally you give in to this desire and you walk around the house... where you find an open door and loving people waiting to greet you!
So it is with your life. If something doesn't work as you wish, wait until you are inspired to do something else. Surrender. Trust.You are always loved, always guided, always being quietly beckoned along a path that will bring you everything you want and need. You only have to pay attention to your heart and be willing to receive this love.
For every situation in which you feel out of control, the Divine is. Control what you can. Relax, release, and surrender what you can't. In so doing you will live a beautiful, guided, and happy life, and you will enjoy your holidays... stress free!
God Bless You! We love you so very much.
-- The Angels
Message from Ann...
I used to be a control freak for a living. At one time, I was an engineering planner, responsible for coordinating over a hundred engineers on a project involving thousands of people. I had to keep everyone in sync, coordinate goals and schedules, keep track of daily progress, and solve problems as fast as they occurred. I had to be on top of everything and had to be aware of everyone involved. As you can imagine, learning to surrender was quite an effort!
I'll never forget a session with the angels through my friend Summer. She's an amazing trance medium. "How do I stop stressing out?" I asked. Dr. Peebles, the angel who comes through her, repeated what my angels had been telling me for some time, only much more directly. "Remind yourself you're not in control! An asteroid could come through your roof any day," he finished humorously. (Within a month asteroids were coming through roofs in Russia!) I groaned. I knew he was right. I kept hearing my angels say, "Let go! Surrender!" Finally, I took their words to heart.
Every time I got stressed I'd remind myself, "You're not in control Ann. The universe works fine without your input! Trust!" I started humorously saying to God, "You know what you're doing!" I knew I was simply reminding myself! Amazingly I started to relax. I immersed myself in living the serenity prayer – changing what I could, accepting what I couldn't, and striving to have the wisdom to know the difference. I reminded myself that I was loved, guided, and cared for. I started to breathe more easily.
Just the other day I had a humorous reminder of how well the universe works when I surrender. Earlier this week I had a long list of things to do on my home office day. At the top was "Mail Christmas Packages!" I put the packages in the car and was all ready to drop them off... until I got distracted by the urge to Christmas shop, get a cup of coffee, run my other errands, do my accounting, answer a few hundred emails, queue up facebook posts, straighten up the house and more. I totally forgot to go to the post office.
Elated with my day, I didn't realize my oversight until just before bedtime! I started to get upset with myself. I had no idea when I'd get to the post office due to an insanely busy week and I needed to send some of those packages right away. So, as always, I gave the problem to the universe and decided to bask in the glow of a very productive day.
Tuesday a client finished early. I had half an hour before the next one when I got the sudden urge to go to the post office. It seemed absurd to think I could get there, get in and out and get back in time for my next client, but the feeling wouldn't go away so I hopped in the car and decided to trust. Sure enough, there was no traffic, no line, and I was back in 25 minutes. Had I gone the day before I heard the line had been insanely long! In all things great and small, God knows best, even for our schedules!
Here are a few tips to help you let go of control, and trust you are loved and guided...
1. When You're stressed, go back to the goal
When you're stressed ask yourself? What do I want that I don't feel I can control now?
It may be getting somewhere on time, getting something accomplished, getting a bill paid, wanting someone else to be healthy, happy, wanting your kids to be safe, or even wanting to find the perfect present...
Imagine placing your wish in a letter and sending it to God and your angels... or just tell them right now what you want help with.
2. Ask yourself, "What can I do now?"
If there's something obvious, do it. If not remind yourself that the angels and the creator of the universe is working on it. Imagine your angels standing before you telling you, "Relax, we've got you covered! We'll let you know when you need to do something." If you have time, sit, breathe, and ask your angels to give you a big, reassuring hug.
3. Enjoy Your Day
When you don't know what to do, and after you've given your desires to the universe, go about enjoying your day – here and now. If you place an order at a restaurant, the angels say, you'll keep busy and trust it will arrive! Enjoy your time while the universe works to deliver a beautiful solution to your desires. A happy now = a happy later!
Sunday before gazing, my internet went out. I focused on it working and told the universe to get on it! I reset the modem and computer. It still was flaky. I was inspired to get my portable hotspot working as a backup. I sat there and waited for inspiration. Suddenly a prayer arose within me... "By the power of the Divine within, I command this internet to work right now." I watched as the lights indicating the connection stabilized in front of my eyes!
We are SO loved, so guided, so cared for. The universe cares about everything you care about. We just have to believe, and chill out, so we can receive. Control is highly overrated and causes stress. Surrender is so sweet.
Love you all!