I received the insights for this message by hearing a song called, “Thrive” by Casting Crowns. You can listen to the entire Angel message on “Angelic Guidance” Radio here: www.BlogTalkRadio.com/Christina-Lunden
Most of us are tired of working hard and trying to survive in this world. Can you remember easier times? Can you remember a time you were thriving? Do you look ahead and see yourself thriving in the future? The Angels are here with insights into how you can see and have your life on the Thriving path instead of just striving and surviving.
To fully understand this concept, let’s look at the definitions of each of these terms: Survive, Strive and Thrive.
All of them are verbs which are represented by actions.
~ Definition of Survive – to remain alive after the death of someone, the cessation of something, or the occurrence of some event; to continue to live. To be unaffected in spite of some occurrence. To endure or live through an affliction, adversity or misery.
The synonyms of Surviving are to persist; to live against all odds.
~ Definition of Strive – To exert oneself vigorously. To try hard. To make strenuous efforts. To contend in battle or opposition.
Synonyms of Striving – Toil, struggle, fight.
Do either of these sound like your life?
~ Now let’s look at the Definition of Thrive – To be prosperous, to be fortunate, to be successful. To grow and develop vigorously. (There the word vigorously is a positive.) To flourish. To grow strongly. To do well. To grasp for oneself.
The synonyms for Thrive are to succeed, to advance.
Here are the lyrics to the song that inspired this message. You can also watch the video on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQ71RWJhS_M
By Casting Crowns / from the Album “THRIVE”
Here in this worn and weary land
Where many a dream have died
Like a tree planted by the water
We never will run dry
So living water flowing through
God, we thirst for more of You
Fill our hearts and flood our souls
With one desire
Just to know You and to make You known
We lift Your name on high
Shine like the (Son)sun, make darkness run and hide
We know we were made for so much more than ordinary lives
It’s time for us to do more than just survive
We were made to thrive
Into Your word we’re digging deep to know our Father’s heart
Into the world we’re reaching out to show them who You are
So living water flowing through
God, we thirst for more of You
Fill our hearts and flood our soul
With one desire
Repeat: Just to know You and to make You known…We were made to thrive.
Anything is Possible!
~ ~ ~
There are a few lines in this song that the Angels made sure I noticed.
“We never will run dry; Living water flowing through” ~ Notice it says Living water; not dead or infected water. It is water that is alive. Water represents your spiritual connection. If you dream about water, it will show you how deep your spiritual connection is or if there is a problem with your spiritual connection. Water is also the biggest composition of your physical body. You can’t live very long without water.
So in this wonderful song the Angels are reminding you that you are never separate from the Living water. You never will run dry; or in other words be left here all alone. You may feel like you are all alone. You may think you have been abandoned but it is only the way you are looking at your situation; not the truth.
“Shine like the Son/sun, make darkness run and hide.” ~ You are here shining the 5th dimensional light of the Christ Consciousness. Just by being yourself, being light, the darkness flees. This is because the light exposes everything that was hidden. Most of us don’t have to go out and fight the darkness, our job is just to Be The Light.
“It is time for us to more than just survive.” ~ This was HUGE to me. It is time. What have the Angels been saying in the recent messages? Doors were opening this year that had been shut for years. With the grids collapsing, time has been so crazy in the last few years that it has been difficult to get a fix on it spiritually when someone is asking the age old question of “When will this happen?” And the Angels are telling us when we Thrive, then it is time. A great affirmation is “God has opened doors for me this year that no one can shut! I AM walking through these doors today and accepting everything that has been prepared for me.”
And then finally: “Joy unspeakable. Faith unsinkable. Love unstoppable. Anything is possible.” You can’t get any more 5th dimensional than that. Joy. I just love that word. I want joy in my life. How about you? Could you use some joy? Not just being happy but joyful. Tell your Angels if you would like to be full of joy today. I have already told mine, I definitely want that!
I am here as a teacher, a guide to help you remember who you are as a piece of God; to remember your strength and power and help you with tools on using that in your daily life. But ever since the 5th Dimension spiritually opened up to us, I have been implying that we wouldn’t and/or couldn’t have full blessings and we somehow had to go in survival mode until we ascended. And then when we get to that 5th dimensional world, that is where we would get the blessings. I can see so clearly now and have been given this message to share with you that we don’t have to just survive anymore. We can thrive; even here on this 3rd dimensional world. It is our heart full of love and perception that changes everything.
Let’s do an exercise that will help you know if you are comfortable with thriving or are you just surviving.
~ This is a great Angel inspired exercise to see how much you love yourself. Why are we doing a love exercise when we are talking about thriving? Remember everything in this spiritual realm of the 4th Dimension flows through your 3 or 4 hearts. These are your physical heart, your Heart Chakra and your High Heart Chakra and for those of you flowing the 5th dimensional light in your life, your Sacred Heart.
This is great to do while sitting on a couch but will work in a chair too. If you have shoulder issues, please modify this so you don’t injure yourself. Just do what you can and ask your Angels to give you the full effect of the exercise.
Take in a breath and breathe it out. Relax as much as possible. Now spread your arms out to your sides, totally opening up your chest. If you are on a couch, rest your arms on the top of the couch. Keep it there for 20 seconds or so. If you start to feel nervous, scared, worried or uncomfortable, then it means that you are resisting love in some way.
This body position breaks down any barriers temporarily that you have put up. Notice I said barriers and not protection. This exercise will not interfere with your protection but it does remove the walls we put up to not feel something or deal with someone. This exercise will show you how much you feel you deserve love. And to thrive, you have to believe you deserve love. You have to believe!
If you are feeling any resistance while doing this exercise, I would suggest looking at your life and see if there is anything or anyone you need to forgive. Forgiveness is the enemy of love. Where there is un-forgiveness in your heart, there can be no love. Where there is lack of love, you will only capable of being in the mode of striving and surviving. This exercise is another tool to put in your spiritual tool box. The Angels suggest doing this every once in a while to check where you are.
~In the definition for thrive there was a great word to show how you are responsible for whether you thrive or not: Grasp. Grasping shows movement. If you think about the word grasping, you can almost immediately visualize your hand reaching out to pick something up. We can’t grasp anything if we don’t move. So it takes us doing something to thrive; we have to move somehow. And how do we do that 5th dimensionally? We move through speaking.
The Angels have taught through me that when we are 5th dimensional we are considered Adult children of God. That is true. We are not to act as young children and ask our Parent God, “Can I have something…” or beg and say, “Can I please, please, please have this?” like we did in the 3rd Dimension. We are to speak what we want as if we already have it and then when it comes into our lives, we invite our parent God over to show Him our wonderful manifestation; which could be a new car or new home or new relationship. We can create these things because God, our parent has already said “Yes” to everything we believe is possible, with the one exception that it not over ride someone else’s free-will.
However, now I have received further insight into the rest of the analogy. We are not just hanging out here by ourselves above the Earthplane dangling outside of the broken down 3rd dimensional grids. We CAN ask for help even as adult children. Adult children in this life do sometimes go to their parents, at least the ones they respect and get their opinion of ongoing situations. If something isn’t working out the way they wanted or thought it would, they go and discuss what other options are available. They see if their parent can tell them something that they had not considered before.
We speak what we want but we can also discuss with God, our parent about other options. Talk with Him; not at Him. Talk as if He were right there with you; sit down at your dining room table and across from the chair God would be sitting. Explain your situation, what you have tried and what you expected. Then for a deeper discussion here are some questions I would suggest: “Am I missing something? What is hidden in this situation that I cannot see?” Ask Him to reveal all the hidden pieces. Ask for your Angels help. Send your Angels to find the answer and bring it back to you. (We don’t do this often enough. Our Angels are there at our beck and call because they are a part of our soul. Use them!) Sit there for a while and see if you get any response through feeling, seeing, knowing, hearing, etc. The answers may come later too during your day.
In order to Thrive we need to believe we deserve better than the Earthplane wants to give us. We need to keep believing even though our healing hasn’t shown up yet. Instead of speaking “I AM healed” every time you feel another pain or have to take some more medication, now say “I WAS healed.” Some of these situations we just need to put behind us.
When someone is rude to you, don’t let your thoughts go to the place where you think the entire world is full of darkness. Instead think “I AM a shining light. No one affects The Light that shines through me. I choose what kind of day I am going to have today.” I usually say to this to rude people, “Thank you for being so kind today.” Or “Thank you for your kindness.” And I say it with no animosity because I have already forgiven them and decided I am not going to let them shift my energy or change my day at all.
I want Joy unspeakable. Faith unsinkable. Love unstoppable. And to remember each day Anything is Possible. How about you? Let’s start living the lives we deserve. No more surviving. Let’s Thrive! I believe!
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