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A Toast To You!

And look! Up in the sky is a brilliant star. It has your name on it because you are Human Extraordinaire

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This family is making a non-alcoholic toast to You! They are making a toast to every man, woman and child on the planet who brings peace to their world.  

They are saying thanks for the love that you nurture in your family unit. Perhaps you give and receive love equally.  For example, while you always do nice things for others, you are equally happy to allow others to do nice things for you! 

Perhaps you always consider the needs of others. Or perhaps you celebrate when your family members excel in something whether it is taking first baby steps, winning an award in the sports field or for sales achievement.

They are saying thanks for the compassion you have for others outside of your home. You may go out of your way to help an elderly person with their shopping. or there may be times when you help someone plant a veggie/flower garden because they do not know how to do it but you do. 

Maybe you do not judge someone because you know that what they are doing is the way they were taught and you forgive them, truly forgive them, and thus your heart is free to love them.

This family is toasting your brilliance! They are so grateful that you are doing a lot to mitigate climate change. They see you making connections in the community to help save the dying whale population. 

They see you planting trees. They celebrate that you are eating a plant-based diet because it has the lowest environmental footprint. The little ones in the photo are thanking you for your commitment to saving this planet from destruction so that they can live the life that was promised to them by heaven. How grateful they are that they won’t have to suffer through hurricanes, tornadoes, typhoons, fires and floods.  

The adults in the photo are applauding. The Mother is staring right at the camera almost to say, “Thank you for creating a safe environment where women feel and are equal to men.” “Thank you for creating safe neighbourhoods where drug deals are non-existent and my children can freely play, running through green grass and making mud pies in soil that is not contaminated.”

The Father is so grateful that his children can now grow up in a world where political leaders put children first versus their own political aspirations. The Father is saying, “Thank you leaders for leading by example and helping us regain our trust in you.”

Both parents are ecstatic that you meditate everyday to raise the vibration on the planet and therefore world peace is clearly available to us. They are extremely grateful because they do not have much time to meditate due to lack of sleep from children waking up at night or being ill. They are grateful that you are picking up the slack and making up for their inability to do more than 30 minutes of meditation per day. 

If there was a dog in the picture, she would probably be thanking you for feeding her fresh fruits and vegetables and not her animal friends. He would lavish love upon you (lick, lick, lick!) for brushing him, taking him for walks and cleaning his feet with lemon water after the walk. 

After all, dogs do not wear shoes to protect their feet from the bacteria on the streets and if they lick their dirty feet their livers can become compromised. Fido would be jumping for joy because humans now respectfully understand the role of animals in our world – to teach us how to give love unconditionally. 

And look! Up in the sky is a brilliant star. It has your name on it because you are Human Extraordinaire.

A Toast to You!

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Betska K-Burr

The author is known as The Guru Coach, is an Accredited Master Coach (IIC&M), Co-President of Coaching and Leadership Intl. Inc. and a Canadian best-selling author who has visited India on numerous occasions and loves India as her second home.

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