Maya Angelou once said, "A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song." We all have something to give, a song to sing, a dream to live, a gift to unearth and share.
We are sparks of Divinity capable of wondrous acts of love and compassion on this shared Earth. We are creative beings with infinite potential. We are one with all creation.
So why is there so much chaos in today's world? We have forgotten who we are. We have created barriers and hierarchies. We fear what we do not understand. We fear that we are not enough as we are. We look upward and outward for guidance as opposed to looking within.
What is the solution to the complexities we face? For each of us to awaken and remember our soul's dream.
As Andre Rochais once said, "We are asleep on a goldmine, on a wellspring of energy, on a volcano of creativity. Everything is there, in the hidden corners of humanity, in the interior recesses of men and women throughout the planet."
This is a story of Love. A mother's love and desire for a child she feels is supposed to be. It is a story of Hope. How infinite hope can be a blanket of peace. And, this is a story of Faith. How each life has a Divine life force within, guiding and loving them into full existence. In the middle of her journey, this mother realizes that she herself is that child who was meant to be.
But, this is not just one woman's story. She is not the only person to ever live this. Each life is an expression of Divine love and has meaning. Every being is a messenger with an inborn gift that is meant to be shared with others. We have all been given a choice. To see Life as a series of painful and meaningless challenges or to allow each experience to help us blossom into all we were created to be.
Just as light is born out of darkness, beauty can be born out of pain. Healers are born out of hurts. And, messengers are often broken open so that they can receive the message and make use of their inborn gift that is meant for the rest of humanity.
This book is for anyone who has ever cried out, "Okay God, I'm doing the very best I can. What's the message? What am I not getting here?" It will encourage you to honor all you have been, along the way to becoming who you are right now.
“… and a little child shall lead them”
Early one Sunday morning, my daughter was cutting and pasting from a magazine as part of her second-grade homework assignment. She was singing, making up the words as she went along. She really caught my attention as she sang the words, “I’m doing what I was born to do.”
“What a beautiful song,” I said. “So what were you born to do?”
She paused for just a brief moment, then looked at me with a grin and said, “To be a kid.”
How do we stop fighting for our survival and get back to thriving? How do we return to that sense of knowing that all of our needs will be met? How do we restore that inborn trust, natural wonder, sense of joy and peace? How do we step unto our true path and come to know that for which we were made?
According to Dr. Kathleen O’Malley, the answers lie in Messages from Children … and What They Can Teach Grown-ups. It is a collection of eighty-eight timely and powerful messages for self-healing, personal growth and leading a more meaningful existence. It shows us how to power up our intuitive sense, pay attention to what really matters, and cultivate our creative energies. It serves as a reminder that every person is an expression of divine love and a gift to this world.