Feathers are known to represent universal energy. Sacred Feathers by Maril Crabtree, contains a selection of short true stories by people for whom a feather had been a messenger of hope, or a gentle reminder of an inner wisdom. The author reminds readers that although feathers from certain birds have a universal message, they can have a specific individual message. I have a collection of such special feathers in my home, and share three examples:
Feathers continue to be meaningful for me. What is symbolic for you, or gives you a message of hope, or inner wisdom? Perhaps a feather, a rainbow, or a book that 'just happens' to fall into your hands with the answer to a question? Sacred Feathers 'fell' into my hands today, as I was looking for an inspiring story for a friend of 95 in a care home, and replaced the Valentine's message I had intended to write. I share it with you for your reflection, along with wishes for a very special Valentine's Day. Be sure to celebrate yourself and your journey, and indulge in guilt-free chocolates!
Until next time...
Rev. Dorothy Blandford, Ph.D
Apt. 202 - 1655 Martin Drive
Surrey, BC, V4A 6E1, Canada