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Old 05-02-2008, 05:45 PM   #1
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Angels

Who believes in angels? I have been telling friends, people I know from class, also others I meet in line at checkout and they all tell me how powerful angels are. Since I have been having intense hatred with my neighbor, they told me to put angels in the house to ward off all her negative energy. They just don't understand why she does the things she does. I won't go into it but according to their opinion she is not normal and must not have much to think about. Worries! I have thought this all along but then I am the only one she is tryng to torment and it all started 20 years ago when I asked her son to move his truck from behind my driveway. Like that was trying to tell them what to do! DAH! I just don't want expense of accident backing into his car. she is so brainless and is trying to cause me aggravation any way she can.

so I bought some angels of peace and on of protection. since everyone believes in them for their work I am giving it my faith that they will help me.

Your opinion is appreciated. This one lady told me she had angel in her car all the time. When they cleaned the car and didn't put angel back, the next day the car died. This lady told me, believe it or not but true story. I will give them chance to work on this woman as she is really full of the devil.

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Old 05-02-2008, 05:52 PM   #2
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I am lucky enough to have several.

My FIL, SIL, and Great-gramma IL (no chat word for that!) all died within 5 months of each other in '03.

SIL was my best friend.... she got DH and I to realize we were to be together.

they blow wind at us and cry when they need to.

I could go on
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Old 05-02-2008, 06:02 PM   #3
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Well, I can tell you this. A few years ago, my sisters dad and step mom got through Rita in Orange Texas wit the help of angels. Before it hit, her stepmom and stepsister put all of stepmoms angels through out the house. They left and came up here until about 2 days after. They went back. Their house was completely in tact other than a few windows blown out. The mobile home that step brother stayed in just 30 yards from them was distroyed by 2 trees falling on it. The stuff in the yard was gone or destroyed. So, what do you think about angels in this case.
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Old 05-02-2008, 06:21 PM   #4
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I don't know about angels but I do know about troublesome neighbors. The best advice I have for you is to kill her with kindness. When I moved here 22 years ago, my next door neighbor disliked us immediately. She was somewhat elderly and had been raised in my house. She didn't like children much or people of other races. For the first couple of years, she tormented me with all her comments, etc. Then I read a remark by the Dalai Lama that said "When trying to love every other person as your brother, remember that it is easy to love the loveable. The gift is to love the unloveable." From that point, I began sending desserts over via the kids. Then I started cooking her and her husband Thanksgiving dinner and sending it over. Eventually, I sent them dinner every night of the week as they had gotten really frail. One night, she called my house asking if one of my sons could come over quickly. Her husband had fallen in the bathroom and she couldn't get him up. He didn't want her to call an ambulance since he was naked. My son went in and picked him up and carried him into bed and covered him up. We tried to get him to let us call an ambulance but he flat out refused. He said he was 90 and he knew he wasn't hurt badly but he was afraid if he went to the hospital, he'd never get out. Well, he was OK, just bruised and sore. My son went over twice a day for about a week to help him get in and out of the shower, etc, and he lived another 3 years. But from that day on, my neighbor was no longer mean to us. It's a long story but I gained a lot learning to love the unloveable.
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Wow those are powerful words Fishersmom, and oh so true - Angels all around us - yes I believe !
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Old 05-02-2008, 06:56 PM   #6
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Thanks FM, I think I needed to hear that. No, I know I needed to hear that.

Thanks for reminding me about how one should be a human.

I need somthing like that every so often, perhaps more often than most.

I will look at your post periodically, it was beautiful.

Again thank you.
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Old 05-02-2008, 08:01 PM   #7
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I don't know about angels but I do know about troublesome neighbors. The best advice I have for you is to kill her with kindness. When I moved here 22 years ago, my next door neighbor disliked us immediately. She was somewhat elderly and had been raised in my house. She didn't like children much or people of other races. For the first couple of years, she tormented me with all her comments, etc. Then I read a remark by the Dalai Lama that said "When trying to love every other person as your brother, remember that it is easy to love the loveable. The gift is to love the unloveable." From that point, I began sending desserts over via the kids. Then I started cooking her and her husband Thanksgiving dinner and sending it over. Eventually, I sent them dinner every night of the week as they had gotten really frail. One night, she called my house asking if one of my sons could come over quickly. Her husband had fallen in the bathroom and she couldn't get him up. He didn't want her to call an ambulance since he was naked. My son went in and picked him up and carried him into bed and covered him up. We tried to get him to let us call an ambulance but he flat out refused. He said he was 90 and he knew he wasn't hurt badly but he was afraid if he went to the hospital, he'd never get out. Well, he was OK, just bruised and sore. My son went over twice a day for about a week to help him get in and out of the shower, etc, and he lived another 3 years. But from that day on, my neighbor was no longer mean to us. It's a long story but I gained a lot learning to love the unloveable.
WOW!! That is the best thing I have heard in a very long time!! I knew you were a good person and this just proved it!!
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I'm so glad ya'll are touched by that simple teaching, too. It really did change my whole perspective after reading it. It was so hard for me at first because I was hurt and angry by the things my neighbor would say. And though I can't honestly say I ever came to like her, I did learn to love her. (My kids were so much better at it than I was.) And it allowed me to spend those 12+ years til she died smiling instead of feeling hurt every time I looked next door, so I know I got the better end of the deal.
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As a child, I walked home from school everyday with a group of neighbor children..One of the houses we passed, was an old Victorian..The lady who lived there was rather old and reminded me of the witch in Wizard of Oz..She would wait on her porh each day with her dog and a big broom and if anyone stepped on her grass, she would scream and run at us with the broom and the dog would follow barking and growling..Of course the boys and several of the girls would jump at her and throw things at the dog..Me I knew better and would just move to the street and walk faster..One day one of the kids grabbed my lunch box fro me and pitched it at the dog..The dog got hit, the lady screamed and shook her fist at us and I ran like the dickens..Of course my name address and phone were in that lunch box...When the woman called I was so scared and afraid..But instead of being angry and demanding me being punished. She asked my mother to please bring me over to get my lunchbox..We went, me crying and terrified of the witch..We got to her home and she opened the door, asked us in..Her home was beautiful, clean and smelled like heaven, a candy shop..The dog came up and nudged my hand and licked me, then stood by me as she gave me my lunch box..It was heavy and when I opened it there was several types of homemade cookies and candies..She then served us lemonade and more cookies..Telling my mother that I was one of three children who never were rude or mean..That we always stayed clear of being unkind and when we came by alone, we always patted the dog and waved to her...From then on, she made it a point to watch for all of us and let anyone even yell our way and she was there shaking her finger at them, and her dog Angel too...
Guess you could say she was an angel in disguise...So was her Angel
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As a child, I walked home from school everyday with a group of neighbor children..One of the houses we passed, was an old Victorian..The lady who lived there was rather old and reminded me of the witch in Wizard of Oz..She would wait on her porh each day with her dog and a big broom and if anyone stepped on her grass, she would scream and run at us with the broom and the dog would follow barking and growling..Of course the boys and several of the girls would jump at her and throw things at the dog..Me I knew better and would just move to the street and walk faster..One day one of the kids grabbed my lunch box fro me and pitched it at the dog..The dog got hit, the lady screamed and shook her fist at us and I ran like the dickens..Of course my name address and phone were in that lunch box...When the woman called I was so scared and afraid..But instead of being angry and demanding me being punished. She asked my mother to please bring me over to get my lunchbox..We went, me crying and terrified of the witch..We got to her home and she opened the door, asked us in..Her home was beautiful, clean and smelled like heaven, a candy shop..The dog came up and nudged my hand and licked me, then stood by me as she gave me my lunch box..It was heavy and when I opened it there was several types of homemade cookies and candies..She then served us lemonade and more cookies..Telling my mother that I was one of three children who never were rude or mean..That we always stayed clear of being unkind and when we came by alone, we always patted the dog and waved to her...From then on, she made it a point to watch for all of us and let anyone even yell our way and she was there shaking her finger at them, and her dog Angel too...
Guess you could say she was an angel in disguise...So was her Angel
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Oh CJ, I love that story. All that time you were scared of her and she was taking note that you were never one of the unkind children. It must have been a confirmation that all the things your folks had been teaching you about how to behave were really true. I hope you've told your little grandbabies this story because it's wonderful.
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