“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy that is translated through you;
and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique.”
An Unexpected Gift from the Sea
I’m living a few blocks from the ocean in the Northeast this summer, and this past week, I was gifted with an unexpected surprise from the sea – a starfish! It had apparently gotten swept up into my garden, during a severe wind and rain storm. (Or, so I thought at the time… I would later learn that a young girl had lovingly placed it there.)
When I found this precious creature, it was dried up and deceased, but nonetheless, a lovely gift for me.
Those who know me well, know that I enjoy living life with a child’s wonder and find immense joy in discovering symbolism and deep meaning in everyday life. I seek out such symbolism. I believe deeply that we are all connected in our vast and miraculous Universe. I absolutely live for synchronicity and signs of the miraculousness of it all.
I researched the symbolism and significance of starfish and was delighted to discover that they represent spiritual truths, guidance, vigilance, inspiration, intuition, and brilliance. I couldn’t have received a more meaningful and treasured gift, if I’d wished upon a star!
I like to think of my website, SoulfulLiving.com, as my inspiration, my light, my unique brilliance. So, this gift was very special to me. I felt like I had received a gold star from the Universe.
We all have a “Unique Brilliance” — special gifts unique to us alone. Are you living yours? Are you shining your light? Offering your Unique Brilliance to the world? What can you begin today — to begin living and sharing your brilliance, your spiritual truths, your inspiration, your light, your unique gifts, and miraculous expression with the world? Whatever it is, begin it today!
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Wishing you a day filled with brilliance and light!!
Valerie Rickel, Founder