Look for the Helpers

10 April 2018

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It’s easy in these chaotic times to have a lot of thinking about the world “going to hell in a hand-basket.”

Some words of wisdom from the gentle Mr. Fred Rogers of the beloved Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood television show, however, often lift my awareness away from gloom and doom.  Mr. Rogers said, ““When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”

When I consciously look for helpers, I never fail to feel moved, comforted, inspired to the core by the goodness in humanity. When I focus on love, my feeling level rises in the opposite direction of judgment, which can breed fear and despair.

I realize that helpers are ever-present internally, too. Helpful thoughts, even in the most challenging of times, are always coming through to guide me, lift me, comfort me.  I know this from experience; from watching the way my mind works. When I allow my mind to quiet down, a softer feeling enters, facilitating a flow of helping thoughts. A quiet mind and helpful thoughts are companion flyers.

The state of a beautiful feeling and a quiet alertness to helper thoughts are the antidotes to insecurity of any kind.

In her book, “Beyond Beliefs: The Lost Teachings of Sydney Banks,” author Linda Quiring writes that Sydney Banks said, “Love and understanding are the principles by which all things are created here on earth. When you lose this love and understanding YOU are lost!”

Syd continued: “To find love and understanding one must look WITHIN ONESELF. Here lies the treasure of life in abundance.”

 Helpers are inside and out because love is everywhere and eternal.

Copyright 2022: Linda Sandel Pettit, Ed.D.
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Linda Sandel Pettit, Ed.D. inspires intuitive-creative women healers to use their healing modalities, speaking voices, and written words to unfold and share the wisdom of the Sacred Feminine. The Sacred Feminine embraces intuition, curiosity, connection, authenticity, humility, vulnerability, oneness, and the natural beauty of the body and the earth. Linda’s understanding of the Sacred Feminine is formed from a nonreligious spiritual understanding known worldwide as the 3 Principles. [for more information, see www.sydbanks.com.]

Linda offers sanctuaries, intimate small-group programs, to women healers who want to bring the 3 Principles into their work, and to women writers who are ready to share, get feedback, revise, and publish.

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Visit www.lindasandelpettit.com to learn more about these programs and her array of masterclasses and courses.

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