We can all be star seeds, spread light and be good examples for the each other. If we don’t make this choice as individuals, families, friends and strangers, we are delaying our peace, happiness and well-being.
Since heading out on our adventure, we’ve encountered many star seeds! Each meeting felt entirely meant to be. When we left South Carolina, we drove through Georgia, arrived in Alabama and stopped in the town of Heflin, to catch some sleep before heading up into the mountains of Cheaha. Around 2am, we parked our bus in a safe and legal parking lot, not expecting a visitor to enlighten us in the early morning. A 28 year old man (who seemed to live a 1,000 lives), by the name of Eric, approached us with friendly conversation. You wouldn’t know by looking at him, but he carried a philosophy and energy that correlated with everything we’ve been writing about on TheLills.com.
He mentioned state of mind, self help, channeling emotions, the value of true love, forgiveness and the importance he placed on the happiness of the people around him. He said that his newfound path was 100% because of his three children. He said that he had been brought up tough, had been through some pretty rough obstacles, had been on his own since the age of 15, made mistakes and learned that it didn’t matter who he was then, because it led him to who he is now.
He felt that his greatest contribution would be to share his insight and energy with his children, raise and them with love. He said that they will carry his story and the light onward.
We said our goodbyes, got some sleep, woke up, spent time in the mountains and returned to the very same parking lot the next day, to get ready to head to Louisiana. Funny enough, this time we were approached by a wonderful elderly woman, by the name of Pat, who was ecstatic about us and our VW bus, Moksha. She lived in a time when there were just small town stores and family-owned businesses in her area. She said she worked at a small local drug store when she was 17 and was courted by a gentleman who agreed to wait until she was 18 to ask her out. They married that same year and were together for 50+ years. Her husband passed away, but she was still clearly in love. She agreed, material possessions and money are not something you can take with you after the life experience. She said “Money can make you more comfortable, but not necessarily happy” and she joked, “You don’t ever see a hearse pulling a U-Haul”. It was her new dream to sell her home, downsize, go minimal and pick up a VW bus of her own! We hope that in our older age, we have as much love and wisdom as Pat.
At the same location, we met a third star seed, if you can believe it. She had a start-up company completely focused on creating organic beauty, health and skincare products for women, hoping to make them aware that most all of the major beauty lines carry products that are downright bad for the human body. It was her aim to make women aware and offer products that are made from all-organic, vegan and plant-based sources. She was spreading light and awareness in her own unique way.
While filling up at a gas at a station on our trip, we got into a friendly conversation with the nicest couple. They said they had been gifted with a great fortune recently (38 million to be exact) and most suprisingly, they planned to give the majority of it away to good causes. In their own words, “God shovels it out and we spoon it out”. They handed us a twenty dollar bill and although we tried not to accept, but they insisted on giving us the gift. We couldn’t believe it when they handed us another twenty dollar bill on the way out!
These folks and so many more that we met, really were star seeds and we hope more and more people start to see the incredible and simple formula that is: carrying and sharing the light and love.
If we had judged, made a face or turned our backs to any of these star seeds, we would have really missed out, so keep an eye out for those in need of light and those delivering it. Open your heart to everyone, no matter their age, background, looks, job or income. There is something we can learn from each person and the exchange of good energy is our favorite transaction!
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