Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Kelsey and Brett

(this is a text i received from their dad)
Mary would be soooo proud of her kiddo's!  I know I am...... I'm so lucky to have her legacies to love!

Monday, February 18, 2013

We are Not Alone

When tragedy strikes, we fight to understand why. Something may strike out of nowhere and turn our lives around. We would like to believe that there is some way to explain tragedy. We think that if we could explain it, maybe we could protect ourselves. We wonder if we are being punished. Has an uncaring God abandoned us? We may believe that if God cared, no tragedy would happen.

This is not always a just world. But if we let God be there for us, listening to our rage at injustice and comforting our tears, we can recover, move on, and know that we are not alone. God is with us in the words and the living touch of another human being. We may want to retreat within ourselves when tragedy strikes. This is not a bad or wrong feeling, but it is still important to let others be with us. Time spent with friends and family, and prayer time with our Higher Power, helps us realize that we are not alone in our grief.

Remember a painful time and tell what helped you get through it.

~ from the book "The more we find in each other" by Merle and Mavis Forrum

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Powered by HOPE

I have made some beautiful synchronistic, soulful connections through FB.  One of them is this loving, courageous young lady I am proud to call my soul sister:  Liz Zie, also the owner of the FB page, "Powered by Hope"

Here are some touching words of love she shared on her page of HOPE:

Life has little to do with luck, but much to do with spirit...so find your feathers, your wings, your inner phoenix and FLY...create your own luck with your strong mind, heart and soul...then look to the sky or deep inside, for those that have gone before you are sending signs...falling feathers or butterflies, pennies from heaven or rainbow skies..ladybugs that whisper, little red birds that fly...whatever you see, know it was sent with so much love from way way up high above...BELIEVE. ♥ Set your spirit free!!

(image at favim.com)

Dignity Entertainment & LRB

I am so proud to be a part of Dignity Entertainment's banner! 

Little Red Bird Chirps LOVE HOPE and INSPIRATION and supports what Dignity Entertainment is all about:  "Our purpose is to make films that inspire positive social change around the world. www.dignityentertainment.com"

Monday, February 11, 2013

Cardinal Charm

I am so lucky!   I'm the happiest Aunt in the world.  My precious Kelsey knew I wanted this lil cardinal charm from James Avery.  When I found out that i couldn't order it because they don't order on-line or mail order :( - very exclusive to Texans I guess.  Well,  that didn't stop me...... all I had to do was mention to Kelsey  "Hey if you go to a James Avery store and buy a charm for me and a charm for you, I'll send you the money!"....... and she came through!

Well, Kelsey didn't stop there.  She was about to mail me the charm but wrote to me that it just didn't feel right sending without a chain.  She happened to have a James Avery chain that was her mommy's - so she mailed me my new charm on her mom's necklace.  OMGoodness - what an amazing gift.  So special beyond words.  I will wear this with pure love in my heart knowing that Mary wore this chain and her lil legacy gifted it to me.  (Don't worry,  she has her mommy's James Avery bracelet to attach her charm to.)

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Alexa - Your Beautiful Life

I received a text from Alexa my newest SSS (sweet soul sister) owner of the FB page "Your Beautiful Life":

"Jen I'm out to dinner with my hubby and at the entrance of the restaurant a girl looses her earring. Somehow I find it. She hugs me gives me a kiss and says nice to meet you I'm Mary! You are my angel those are my sisters earrings! I owe you a hug! 
Sidenote she was wearing a stunning Red dress. 
I don't know why but I automatically associated this with Mary!"

I know it was Mary's way of letting Alexa know that she is with her now and loves her too.....
**Synchro:  Just last night I had shared Mary's  story with her - the raw details of the last few years of her life - Mary entered Alexa's heart and her life - Alexa, our sweet soul sister!


Synchronicities are God’s way of trying to show you that all things can align in a good way. It is a form of communication from the spiritual realm to the physical. If you want to begin a new stage of living your life in a healthier and happier way, then allow today to be the day that you pay attention to the subtle alliances between your soul and that of the Master Angel. Let the blessings flow!

--The Spoken Words of Spirit

Lil Brother

I'd like to dedicate this post to our lil brother David! 
Mary and I took special care of our lil brother,  he was ours, ours to love, cherish and cheer for! We've always been his biggest fans.
It's a no wonder that Mary and our dad are still watching over him with her love from above....

We got some wonderful news this past Christmas - he's going to get married to a wonderful lil lady this summer.  When I asked him what date he was looking to get married, without hesitating, he said they both wanted to get married on Mary's birthday 7-31-13.  I don't know if that date is going to work, but its the thought that counts!  I know Mary and our dad will be there no matter what ~ just like they were at my wedding!  It's going to be a wonderful day to celebrate! We are so proud of you and I hope you know how much we love your Amanda, our future sister.

I love you lil brother - we love you lil brother - always and forever!

 Love-kisses-Sibling bond

I love these pictures that came my way by means of our step dad who found them in slides and was kind enough to make a book for our momma and lil sis Lisa! More to come - I just wanted to dedicate this post to you lil brother, our parents only son, Mary and I's only LIL brother and Lisa's big brother!  In case you didn't know,  you are very special and are a blessing  - a blessing to us all!

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Cardinals and "The New Sun"

"When these souls transition, they are still on the forefront of change with you. You just don’t physically see them, but they are aiding the collective as much as you are. They are often supporting you through the changes, and you can look for signs that they are doing just that. They can show you through synchronicity and through the manipulation of matter, such as making something appear in your physicality, that they are with you. A comforting way to look at it is that they can be with you even more than they were as a human. The connection can actually build and be of more help to you; this is a very enlightened way of viewing death. I challenge you to perceive in this way."

~ Archangel Michael, from "The New Sun," Mary Soliel, Author, Coming this Spring

These pictures were taken today after the big snow storm of 2013 - Storm Nemo!  There were 5 cardinals zipping from tree to tree.  I was able to capture these two and the lil junco on this shot... what a blessed day full of cardinal love!

Jana's Dream

How beautiful to know that our Mary is still around - visiting all of us in different ways......

Jana, Mary's beautiful friend she met in college shared this with me yesterday on my FB page:

Jana has become not only my friend, but a friend to our family and even my SSS Jen Dio.  She has beautifully grown into our sisterhood - finding love and healing together!

Friday, February 8, 2013

Death and Peace

I do not fear death & the eternal. I am comforted in the knowing that this is just the beginning. Death is not the opposite of life, life has no opposite. The opposite of death is birth. When my time here is done, I will be ready for the beauty and glory that awaits me. This awareness allows me to live with pure love and peace in my heart and to focus on what matters most in this world.

~LRB Chirps

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Kelsey Text

I got a most beautiful surprising text from Mary's lil angel, Kelsey:

"Had a wonderful day!!!:) .... I hope you did too.  Thought about you and mom a lot today, well always think about u guys!  But I saw a lot of signs today and mom was definitely with me! :)"

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Soul Sisters

When another soul finds their way into your life and shares the same hope and has the same passions in life, they make a little place in your heart. I have been blessed - beyond blessed, to have not one, but many souls like this! I may have lost one sister on this earth, but she is busy up there connecting me with an abundance of sisters down here (and a few brothers too!!) - i dedicate this post right here to all of you who are in my heart and inspiring me in ways I only dreamed! Love you all!!!

Friday, February 1, 2013

Long Island Medium

April 10, 2012 I sent an email to the Long Island Medium asking about group readings. I thought it would be fun.... my family in NY would LOVE to do this.  The show is based on Long Island and has become a national hit. People all over the United States are watching it these days.  I figured my email was going to be history since the show is so big and so popular now.
THEN.... on February 1, 2013 I received an email in response to my April 2012 email:

Hi Jen,

I am a producer on Long Island Medium and searching for potential clients for our upcoming season.
If you are OK being filmed for the show please let me know a time and number I can reach you on Monday.

xxxxx xxxxxxx
Magilla Entertainment

Of course I said YES :) - I sent her all the information she requested and now we just wait :) ~ They will contact me just a couple weeks before they want to shoot!   

I knew 2013 was going to be a GREAT YEAR!  I feel Mary's presence everywhere.....