Angels can deliver messages of love to our hearts in such a perfect way that at times their gift is emotionally overwhelming. That's what happened to me yesterday. During the hot summer days, I often walk back to the den window and look out at the meditation garden. My eyes search for a frequent guest who likes to nap on the old butterfly bench. Gus, our stray orange tabby, has a rust and white striped tail that he tucks around him while he sleeps. I love the way he makes himself at home. Aloof, he is a rebel, not looking for a handout, only a hangout.
Yesterday as I stood at the window, there was no Gus. Instead, my eyes widened at the sight of a colorful insect in flight, heading towards me. Widespread red wings were translucent in the morning sunshine. It was beautiful. There was a stir in my soul as I HOPED it was a LADYBUG! I don't recall ever seeing a ladybug flying in the light! But, quickly I accused myself of wishful thinking.
Then it happened.
She landed on the tall wild beauty bush outside my window! I wanted to make doubly sure it was a ladybug. To my surprise, she accommodated my wish. This red winged messenger flew off the bright green leaf and onto the windowpane where I stood in plain sight.
A LADYBUG! I marveled.
Life is beautiful in every moment. Ladybugs are my special sign that my dear mother is still with me. The timing of her message seemed so deliberate that I shed a few joyful tears. First, at being able to see the beauty of such a tiny winged messenger in flight; and, second, the joy that life is eternal.
Enjoy your day! Thanks, Angels for all you do to guide, comfort and bless each of us.
Love and joyful blessings,