I had my own experiences with exploring various extremes within polarity, to include being repulsed by or having compassion for bugs and insects; hence, I’ve written posts like, “The Beauty of the So-called Unbeautiful,” “To Fleas and Fruit Flies: What Message You Got?,” and”Lessons of Compassion and Power with Unwelcomed Flies and Roaches” to name a few (for other posts, see About page).
Note: Image on right found next to link => Spectra Speaks “Nigerian Cockroach Takes Over House” (thank you) and then added personal quote using canva.com. Image on left below found next to link => www.abc.net.au (thank you) and then added personal quote using canva.com.
However, after seeing the biggest cockroach I’ve ever seen yesterday (inside apt) and today (outside apt), I felt like checking out a few other roach spirit guide’s messages I haven’t read before, to further expand my perspective.
I was especially to drawn to this wonderful post. “Fear of Cockroaches – What’s the Spiritual Meaning?” and left the following comment for the writer (with a few additional information and insights in pink font):
Sarah, thank you for sharing a heartfelt, soul-igniting, uplifting, empowering, and inspiring post.
I love that you mentioned this quote because it’s a great reminder for us all to unconditionally love self (to include having healthy boundaries), as well as interconnected others:
“I’m not advocating that you let them overrun your house (remember, the Yin/ Yang is about balance!), but I do encourage you to look beyond appearances when they turn up in your life.”
Like Jade (above), I, too, had the opportunities to explore the polarity of life (e.g., feel repulsed by roaches, as well as feel compassion for them).
However, once I had the experience of unconditionally embracing them as interconnected other life forms, I felt a bit guilty yesterday when my husband pointed out a huge one—the largest one I’ve ever seen thanks to our cat staring at the top wall—and I panicked [due to the fear of the unknown (HUGENESS of the roach)] for him to hurry up and get it.
My husband gently swept it down with a broom, and then swept it out of our apartment door.
This morning, while taking our cat out for her nature break, we noticed the huge roach again, but this time on the outside wall near our door.
I wondered why it was still hanging around, though I intuitively trusted there was a good reason. I walked up to it to simply be in its presence.
I observed it from a neutral state without the interference of all the earthly labels that we’ve been conditioned with from general society.
I then saw a living being, and thanked it for showing up in my life again and reminding me of the various messages from the roach spirit guide.
On our way back from our cat’s outdoor play time, the roach was gone, and I strongly sensed it was due my willingness to finally acknowledge its existence as a living being.
I intuitively trust that life lessons show up in our lives over and over again in seemingly countless forms—from one lifetime to another if needed—until we extract wisdom from them through our open mind/open heart (expanded consciousness).
I realized that in order to unconditionally accept/embrace/love certain aspects of another—and to Be authentic self—I must first do so for self.
So I say goodbye to ever needing to judge myself to how I fearfully react or lovingly respond to any given situation.
I choose to have patience and compassion for self (and not just for interconnected others), and be okay with whatever choice I make at whatever moment since Spirit within doesn’t make mistakes.
I trust that we will all fall in love with ourselves and interconnected Life in Divine perfect timing and order.
When those miraculous and magical moments happenlet’s all enjoy our Heaven Earth right before our eyes.
The following section is from the reading, “Cosmic Cockroaches“:
Starved. Stomped. Radiated. Poisoned. It’s all in a day’s work for the common household cockroach. The abuse these creatures can withstand is amazing.
But astronomers have found something even tougher—”polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons,” says Achim Tappe of the Harvard Center for Astrophysics. “They can survive a supernova.”