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Messages from birds

“Be like a bird: a bird has a tiny little body, weak and light, a little beak but it also has wings to fly freely through the air. A bird has no ambition to enter into competition with a wild animal. It is content with what it has received from the creator; the gifts of song and freedom of movement. Just like birds, true sons and daughters of God do not want to hack their way through the jungle of the world in pursuit of position or power. Their only aspiration is to fly each day into the vast expanse of heavenly space in order to bring back peace, light and joy to earth. And then they share these blessings with their human brothers and sisters.” Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov It is wonderful the almost magical quality there is to bird song. From childhood I have always been deeply affected it- the dawn chorus that sounds a note of optimism for the new day and equally the song at dusk that brings a sense of quietness …