The Need to Acknowledge Yourself

Inspiration for the Week

We are drawing on the compassionate and timeless wisdom of The Gabriel Messages to provide insight and inspiration that we can apply every day of our lives.

This message from Archangel Gabriel reminds us to give ourselves the love, compassion and awareness necessary to live in the world, but not of it.

The Gabriel Message Card for this Week

Acknowledge yourself for how far you have come
instead of how far you think you have to go.

I loved receiving this message from Archangel Gabriel in the early 1990’s. It demonstrated a bit of angelic humor. The operative word that struck me most deeply was how far you think you have to go.

At that time I was in a fast-moving portion of my life, growing personally and spiritually as quickly as possible, while starting a new business working with the Angels. Being in the business world was completely overwhelming for me, but I was convinced I could create work that was based in spiritual principles and stay in that focus while my business grew.

My mission for my business was to create Peace on Earth one person at a time. This was before it became a popular phrase. My focus, of course, created a spiritual incubator that kept the learning experiences coming fast, deep and strong. When one goal was met, I was on to the next one without a breath in-between.

This message was meant to draw me back into present-time awareness; especially to get out of my head and remain in my heart so I could truly notice that I was encountering milestone events practically daily. These situations needed to be acknowledged, and my inner spirit had to be validated for this powerful time of awakening in my life.

As we begin a new year, I notice that my intentions remain unchanged in many ways more than 20 years later; the same principles and dedication still apply. The old form of my business disintegrated so that it could morph into a new form for this day and age. What is different is that all of humanity is having this experience of spiritual incubation.

If you are reading this article, I know you are doing your best to live your life in alignment with spiritual principles. By 2017 we have gotten the memo that to feel happy and fulfilled, our lives in the world are meant to align with our spirit. We are diligently discovering what it means to live in the world but not of the world. We are doing our best to bring as much Divine Light into our lives as we can handle moment to moment. We are wanting to be focused on becoming more conscious and spiritualizing our lives so that we can take advantage of the magical qualities available in this new dimensional time.

So in this message your soul, in conjunction with Archangel Gabriel, is saying:

We know you are busy and have a lot going on in your life. We love you and see how hard you are working on yourself. And we would just like to encourage you to slow down enough to acknowledge yourself for how far you have come in this life before you go on to the next thing.

For just a moment stop and breathe in how truly wonderful it is that you are focused on raising your consciousness. Remember how important that is to the world. Do your best to actually feel the steps you have taken and how you have evolved on an inner level even though it may seem as though your life is not any different. You are being honored by the realms of Angels for your dedication to the awakening of consciousness on the planet.

Divine Presence,

With every breath I take may I slow down enough to allow myself a greater perspective so I can see how my soul is expanding along with the growth in my every day life.

Help me to acknowledge that my intention is for bringing my soul’s gifts into the world and manifesting my dreams in amazing ways. If I do not notice this, help me to remember that Divine Timing is in process and keeping my intentions clear and focused, with patience, will allow them to manifest at the perfect right timing for my highest good.

I ask to remember that I deserve to receive all the goodness that is available for me because that is the gift to all from God. I allow myself to receive from the deep wellspring of the Divine more than ever before. Deep within may I know that I am being guided by a Love that never ends and all is truly well. And so it is.

The Gabriel Messages #51

Acknowledge yourself for how far you have come instead of how far you think you have to go.

Dear One,

You have grown and changed so much. You are so busy being in the moment, applying all you have learned, and giving of your talents, that it’s necessary to take time to really notice how far you have come.

See all that you have given to others and your world. Notice how much you have changed and how hard you have worked on yourself. See how your intention for a better life is leading you forward. You have come a long way and truly have so much to offer. For all that you are, acknowledge yourself.

Acknowledge your commitment to a higher purpose in life. Acknowledge your willingness to give. Acknowledge yourself for the loving heart you share so freely, asking little in return.

It is easy to be caught up in the world’s view of goals and achievements. This spurs you to look forward to the future and to hurry through the present. In order to be more integrated and whole as a person, it is also necessary to look honestly at the past. This means being compassionate with yourself, seeing the lessons that you have learned, the things you would do differently, and knowing you have done the best you could. Then come into the present moment and acknowledge yourself for how far you have come.

Acknowledge yourself for who you are right now. Know that you are still learning many lessons in life but that you are willing to use all you have learned to live a fulfilling life. Honor the Spirit within you, honor the Love in your heart, respect the person you are right now and know the Angels of God are guiding you in every moment.

When you treat yourself with honor and respect, the doors of Heaven open for you to fulfill your highest destiny on earth and to live in peace.

Remember to:

Acknowledge yourself for how far you have come instead of how far you think you have to go.

Shanta Gabriel for Archangel Gabriel {insert Inspiration date here]

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There are thousands around the world who are praying and setting beautiful intentions while they anchor more Divine Light on the Earth from January 1-11.

Group energy has great power to awaken consciousness! If you would like to join a more structured spiritual practice, I invite you to join our New Year’s Anusthan, which is an ancient dedication to spiritual practice taught to me by my guru.

It is still not to late to join us. You will receive a new message from Archangel Gabriel every day and links to the archived messages from January 1. This practice will give you a jump start on aligning your daily life with your Soul to spiritualize your life for the new year of 2017.

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We have a sacred opportunity, even a Soul Purpose, to do our best to use the first 11 days of the New Year to anchor the 11:11 Light Codes for the Awakening of all humanity. As we do this powerful practice together, we will help to Co-create a new Paradigm on the Earth.

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“I’m so grateful that you started the 11 day Anusthan. Through this practice, it also helped me conclude that your guidance is what works best for me, in connecting me with my own divine wisdom. You’ve been places, spiritually, where I haven’t been yet, and so you answer the questions that my soul has, that only you seem to know. This Anusthan has led me into deeper acceptance that I’m doing what I can, the best that I can, and to further downsize.


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