The Mustard Seed

When I was around 10 years old, I wore a necklace that had a little mustard seed floating in a plastic bubble.  It was a reminder of the verse in the Bible, Matthew 17:20 where Jesus said,  “For I assure you: If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will tell
this mountain, Move from here to there,’ and it will move.”

Being curious by nature, I often tried to command things to happen.  When it did not work, I just knew for sure that it was all my fault for not being good enough and not having the faith I was supposed to have.  It took 40 years of life, with a lot of pain and challenges, before I learned how to do it.   I was raised in the Christian church at a time when many parents and teachers felt they had to scare us with negative messages, like “you are a worm”, “you are unworthy, or “if you ask questions you are a doubting Thomas and headed for hell.”

One of the benefits of being forced into retirement at age 53 due to muscular dystrophy, is that I finally took the time to meditate.  Now, 8 years later, I have learned the lesson of the mustard seed.  I know for sure that when I set my intention. I get what I need on the deepest level.  I can say in all honesty that I am content with my life  – just as it is, wheelchair and all.

Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey have made available another free 21-day Meditation Experience, this time on Energy and Attraction.  I am participating to reinforce what I have learned, and to open up even more to the abundance that life has to offer.  Here is the link if you are interested in living life with a sense of fulfillment and inner peace:


About Elizabeth

Elizabeth is a powerful light worker, intuitive medium, and coach. She lives with the daily challenge of muscular dystrophy and shares the wisdom she receives from the Divine Source of all that is, bringing joy to the lives of others.
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