Saturday, November 13, 2010

I'll listen to my heart for the holidays!

I'd like to extend a warm welcome to all those who recently joined our mailing list after attending the Celebrate Your Life conference! I had so much fun and was truly honored to be there once again sharing the angel wisdom that guides my own life.

No matter what I do, be it putting together a seminar, writing a book, or writing a simple newsletter, I am always tasked to practice what I preach. The angel section of the newsletter came easily this week, but I couldn't for the life of me think of a thing to say in my portion!

The first day I sat down to write my section, I realized I needed rest after the conference so I gave up and went to bed early. The next morning when I sat down to write, I realized I had a greater desire to get caught up on email, sort the piles of mail, clean my desk, clean the house, and see a full schedule of clients. The following day I tried to write, but realized the bills were due so I honored my heart and handled my finances.

Tonight I sat down again and this portion of the newsletter was still not forthcoming! I realized I was hungry, so once again I gave up, honored my heart and ate dinner, wondering all the while, "What am I going to say?" I sat down to write and the dogs wanted more attention, so I honored my heart and spent time giving them doggie massages and telling them how wonderful they are. I sat down to write and the dog started whining, so I honored my heart and his demands and let him outside. And then, as I heard the angels giggling, I realized, I was LIVING my portion of the newsletter and suddenly it was very easy and fun to write. Furthermore I am rested, have a clean desk, a clean house, am almost caught up on email, the dogs are happy, I saw clients, and the bills are paid!

When I give into the heart I am so much more productive than when I struggle to accomplish things that are not in it! We spin our wheels when we try to make ourselves do things we really don't want to do. We procrastinate, get distracted, resist. And that is not such a bad thing because it is just your internal guidance system saying either "Not needed," or "Not now."

So try, during the busy holiday season, to listen to your heart and do things in its order rather than according to your mind's rigid schedule. Watch and see how productive you can be! You may never know why the heart directs as it does. If you really don't want to pick up the cranberries from the grocery store today, perhaps it is the angels saying, "They won't be in stock until tomorrow so save yourself the trip!" And while these are silly examples, if you listen to the heart, you will make your life so much easier, and definitely much more fun!