Community: The Power of Prayer
This past week, I had an adventure with our cat Ziggy, of the not-so-desirable kind. On Sunday, he got into some blue foam and duct tape, unbeknownst to us, and then went about his business. On Monday around 4 AM, he threw up said foam and tape, and I went into "watch-mode."
Ziggy has done this before, and it's not turned out well. Last Christmas Eve, at the tender age of 1, he had to have a red fuzzy ball removed from his stomach, surgically. During a snowstorm in February, we had to call in our vet to the ER because he was exhibiting the same symptoms, and now we're nervous parents. In July of this year, just before he turned 2, he got into – we think – a bird's nest that may have been toxic and then had another long day at the vet doing a barium study, which involves countless x-rays and a detectable liquid, "innate" supposedly, but yeah. In all my years with cats, I have never had be this problematic.
By Tuesday of last week, he had thrown up all he could and was sleeping all day and not eating. By Wednesday, he had, what seemed, like a scary neurological event, and I rushed him to the vet. My vet wasn't able to do the diagnostics she wanted, and sent me 3 hours south to Denver, where they were able to find a remaining piece of that foam and remove it. Surgically. Again. Ziggy's longest car ride ever. He wasn't amused.
The point of all this is that I had two major lessons that I've been talking about with my inner circle:
The lesson in this for me, and the power of community and prayer.
Let's cover that second one first.
Immediately when I have had these "adventures" with Ziggy the cat, I have made a social post that says, "PRAYER CHAIN PLEASE." Because I believe in the power of prayer. I'm not going to go look up the stats, there are thousands of examples of where group prayer and collective thought can make a difference. I trust that to be true, so I enact it. I call it in. And then I trust.
I also kick in my own affirmations and stated them to Ziggy during the whole 3-hour drive to Denver. "You're going to be okay," "Daddy said the very best doctor is waiting for you," "I am so glad you're going to get the best care possible," etc.
Now, it sure would be nice if Ziggy knew he was eating stupid shit and stopped. But that will surely be another email to come, because we have a couple of leads I'm excited about and we'll be working on that through the next few months. We have to. Because this road doesn't end well if it continues its trajectory.
Now, let's cover the lesson. Because that's what's most important. Our pets are an extension of ourselves, and if we create our own reality, they are a part of it, and therefore in the multiverse concept, we are truly creating their reality too. So Ziggy's lesson IS my lesson, and we're working on that.
Last week in my post – if you missed it, click here – I talked about the power of a strong mindset, and using Consistency, Discipline and Focus to do that. Creating that isn't easy... it takes all three of those things. It has taken me all three for sure, and then some.
But now, when I have a crisis thrown at me like this, I can keep a level head, because I have worked hard at it. I don't collapse into a sobbing puddle and think "I can't do this," or "why does this always happen to me?"
I had a friend tell me she wouldn't have been able to drive the 3-hour home after that whole scenario, and sure, I cried, I called my mom, I thought the worst for a split second. But in the Celestine Prophesy (yes, hello if you don't know by now it all comes back to this manual for life for me!), in the 7th Insight, Redfield talks about stopping negative visions as soon as they come in. Why? Because thoughts create things. Once you KNOW this, you know how important it is to STOP the noise immediately and think positive thoughts.
The messages people have been sending me have been interesting – many, which I'm grateful for, are just kind check-ins and well wishes. Some I can tell don't have this strong of a mindset yet, asking me all sorts of dramatic questions and unknowingly putting their negative energy in my field. I know how to protect myself from that, I know that that's their story not mine, and I know how to continue to raise my vibration to help Ziggy, even from 3 hours away.
And because I know you're wondering, he is fine, recovering at home, and surrounded by love and peace.
We are launching another round of Manifesting with Synchronicity starting 11/11, and if you want to be able to do all of those things in the middle of a crisis, join us. Because it's life changing, I assure you.
Keep the faith,
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