The Nature of Things – Rat and Hummingbird

I have lived at my current location for over forty years. I have never seen a rat until the other evening while sitting outside. Just ten feet in front of me appeared a rat. It sniffed about, looked up at me for a moment and scurried away. Must be a sign, I thought.

Several days later, I caught site of a hummingbird, flitting from one morning glory to the next. This also was unusual, as I had only seen, perhaps, two or three others in all the time that I have lived here. Another sign?

The information below resonates so intensely that I cannot deny that Spirit speaks to me through nature!

If Rat has scurried across your path:Rat-Black-sm-1024x784

If Rat has scurried across your path you are being asked to assert yourself in new areas that you have not yet explored. Perhaps it’s time to take up those new hobbies, challenge yourself by learning something new or simply taking the uncertain first steps towards your dreams. Rat is letting you know it’s time for “new beginnings” and change.

Alternatively you are being asked to evaluate the clutter around you. Is it time to purge old baggage and feelings that no longer serve you? Time for a spring cleaning. Sell or giveaway all the physical things that are just filling up the space around you. In doing this you will often symbolically begin to clear old emotional issues and cluttered thinking. Allow yourself to feel as you purge. This cleansing act will make space for the new things to come.

When Hummingbird flits by:

Know that it is timHummingbird-2-1024x775e for you to aggressively pursue your dreams and make them a reality. Joy is just around the corner – you simply have to believe that your dreams are possible to manifest now. Stop waiting and go for it! Alternatively perhaps it is time to ask yourself and meditate upon these questions: “Where is your joy?”, “Can you find happiness within yourself?”, and “How can you increase the happiness in your life?”

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