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Animal Wayshowers

The Lightworkers Ushering In 5D Consciousness

Foreword by Linda Star Wolf
Published by Bear & Company
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

A guide to understand, support, and honor the soul missions of our animal companions

• 2023 Coalition of Visionary Resources Silver Award

• Explains how animals that live alongside humans are lightworkers helping to raise the vibration of collective consciousness and aid in humanity’s ascension process

• Shares example stories of incredible animal Wayshowers from around the world whose actions and sacrifices on behalf of their human companions changed them all for the better

• Offers meditations, rituals, and transformational soul practices to embrace 5D frequencies, intuit heart intelligence, connect to the Higher Self, and heal the shadow

Animals are natural holders of 5D consciousness. The extraordinary animals who have chosen, at a soul level, to live alongside humans are lightworkers on the front lines of the animal kingdom’s mission to help people to heal, evolve, and assist in raising the vibration of the planet and collective consciousness to 5D.

As Tammy Billups reveals, once we become aware of the soul path of our animal companions, we are then able to connect with them soul-to-soul, not only supporting their soul missions but also finding the healing we need to let go of 3D reality. Sharing stories of incredible animal wayshowers from around the world, she explores the many levels of service your beloved animal friends are providing you every day, including during disasters, storms, and pandemics. She shows how they help shoulder the psychological and emotional burdens we are not yet capable of holding on our own and show us the way back to our own hearts. The author offers meditations, rituals, and exercises for applying the teachings of the animal stories shared, including transformational soul practices to embrace 5D frequencies, intuit heart intelligence, connect to the Higher Self, and heal the shadow.

Offering ways to embrace and emulate the soul teachings of our animal companions, Tammy Billups shows that, by honoring animals as courageous guides on our ascension to 5D consciousness, we too can become wayshowers in our own right


From Chapter 1: What Is an Animal Wayshower?

“The creatures that inhabit this earth, be they human beings or animals, are here to contribute, each in its own particular way, to the beauty and prosperity of the world.”

—Dalai Lama

The term wayshower is being used with more and more frequency as humanity continues its evolutionary journey toward embracing and embodying higher levels of consciousness. Wayshowers are lightworkers with a strong commitment to serve others and share their gifts with all those who might benefit. Many wayshowers are driven at a soul level to partake in the creation of a new Earth, one that is grounded in community, harmony, compassion, and love.

Wayshowers can also embody the namesake through unassumingly inspiring others by living an authentic, positive, loving lifestyle. As a result of a wayshower’s ability to hold a higher vibration of light and more 5D love-based virtues, others are drawn to and inspired to “be like them.” You might be thinking now of the people you feel guided to emulate and model yourself after due to a deep respect for how they live, how they treat others, and how they make you feel.

But what about your beloved animal companions? Perhaps the very beings you share your home and heart with are also worthy of your attention and respect for how they model living in a higher state of consciousness and are connected to the greater whole. Perhaps their soul mission is to exemplify compassionate and loving traits to raise your consciousness to the next level and be your ascension guides to the higher dimensions. Perhaps they are the best representations of how to be a wayshower that you will ever rub noses with.

As lightworkers and wayshowers, many times our beloved companions are intentionally choosing to serve humanity in ways that might not always be obvious. One of the earliest memories a recent class attendee recalled was of her childhood family cat, Max. Christine shared that as an infant, she had a heightened level of fear of being alone in her crib. Her parents unknowingly contributed to her fears through their “let her cry it out” philosophy, but their beloved cat Max always responded to her need to be nurtured. Each and every night, he’d leap into her crib and curl up next to her, creating the safety and comfort baby Christine desired.

The nighttime fears persisted into her childhood years, and as Christine headed toward her room at bedtime, Max would predictably run to meet her in the hallway as if to say, I’m here! Everything is going to be okay! and then he’d snuggle up with her until she felt safe and fell asleep.

So, let’s look deeper into Max’s selfless acts during Christine’s childhood. Max, in his mission to serve Christine and alleviate her fears, is expressing one of the endless ways that animal wayshowers reveal themselves. Through his dependable nurturing, a part of her psyche learned that she was worthy of receiving love and comfort.

Christine revealed that her relationship with Max was pivotal in helping her to embody and emulate the qualities he so beautifully modeled. Even today, Christine is empathetic and compassionate to others needs because she learned the importance of being heard and cared for by her childhood feline friend. Max changed the trajectory of how she responds to and relates to others! He was a crucial early influencer and role model in Christine’s life through his high vibrational attributes. Can you imagine the countless times animals have positively enhanced children’s emotional development?

Let us never underestimate the profound effects of the animals that we are blessed to share our lives with, and how they contribute to shaping who we are today and who we are becoming.

Animal wayshowers are not only caretakers and healers, they can also dramatically shift our emotional development, teaching us that we are lovable and worthy of receiving love and are completely accepted—perceived flaws and all. There are countless people that never knew what it felt like to be loved unconditionally until they shared their life with an animal. I happen to be one of those people. Upon experiencing that intimate, vulnerable, beautiful feeling for the first time by a kitten named Khalua, a decades-old barricade of protection released from my heart that I wasn’t aware was even there! This is at the heart of why people are magnetized to animals. It’s truly extraordinary when you think about the enormity of their ability to help humans to experience love. Animals’ contribution to the opening of humanity’s hearts is unparalleled.

The reach of the animal wayshower depends on the sacred soul pilgrimage they designed with their person to engage in during this lifetime. The animal with an expanded reach of sacred service has an intention and higher purpose, at a soul level, to reach more beings that will benefit from their transformational gifts. And they have likely teamed up with a person that allows this to unfold. Many of these animals are indeed old souls.

All beings, regardless of where they are on their evolutionary journey, are sparks of the Divine and are here to utilize their unique and valuable gifts to cultivate the growth experiences their souls long for to assist in their ascension process. Many times, the animals that are expressing their wayshower virtues are utilized in healing circles, schools, nursing homes, or to assist those with medical needs like blindness or PTSD, to name a few.

Be it old or young souls, two or four legs, all beings have wayshower traits within them to activate and utilize on behalf of something greater.

Sometimes animals are taking deeper dives into their own transformational journey alongside of their person, for they are also on their evolutionary journey and reside at varying levels of ascension. One being that is holding a higher vibration and expressing more wayshower traits is not “better” than other beings that are at a different level of learning. Several examples of this deeper dive type of relationship are revealed in the second part of this book. And even more incredibly, your animal might be hosting the soul of one of your spirit guides or soul group peers that has agreed to serve you and others in a more expansive way. Almost always in these cases, the feeling of familiarity and the deep love bond between this pairing is off the chart.

About The Author

Tammy Billups is a transformational soul healer and pioneer on the animal-human sacred soul partnership. She’s a sought after holistic healer, the creator of animal-human Tandem Healings, and a Certified Interface Therapist. She has appeared on CNN’s The Daily Share, Primetime Live ABC, and Oprah. She lives near Atlanta, Georgia.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Bear & Company (December 6, 2022)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781591434443

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Raves and Reviews

“Shows how to let animals teach you, help you heal trauma, awaken to your purpose in life, and make your soul journey on Earth lighter and full of joy.”

– Penelope Smith, author of Animal Talk

“Billups provides unique insights as to the sacred purpose of the animals in our lives that demonstrate how powerful they are and will leave you no doubt about their direct connection to Source.”

– Steven Farmer, Ph.D., author of Animal Spirit Guides

“Animal wayshowers are the much-needed guides of these uncertain times. Tammy thoughtfully shares how they invite us to raise our energetic vibration and enter the joy of fifth-dimensional awareness.”

– Dawn Brunke, author of Animal Voices and Shadow Animals

“A timely and spot-on guide to the vitally sacred roles that animals play in raising the consciousness of humanity, complete with a road map to get you there. Bravo!”

– Lynn McKenzie, author of Bark, Neigh, Meow

Animal Wayshowers is a well-crafted lighthouse of a book, awakening our path forward beyond 3D into the 5D consciousness of truly living a life of unconditional love and service to humanity. Billups skillfully communicates through each example story our own capacity to love deeper when we open our hearts and minds to the greater possibilities of how our fur friends are guiding us to a world more amazing than we could ever imagine. Time and time again the book moved me to tears and broke my soul open into a deeper understanding of just how perfect our animal companions are. Animal Wayshowers is a road map into ascension, if you are ready, to living in a 5D world.”

– Don Reed Simmons, sound therapist and shamanic practitioner and teacher

Animal Wayshowers is life changing! You will never see animals in the same way again. Billups takes us to a new level of understanding our complex relationship with animals that breaks through the old paradigm of the myth of human superiority as it invites us to recognize them as fifth-dimensional wayshowers for humanity. Through teachings, a stellar illustration of the dimensions, animal stories, and a subtle but profound shift in perspective, you will see with new eyes. Brilliant!”

– Carley Mattimore, MS, LCPC, coauthor of Sacred Messengers of Shamanic Africa

“Tammy Billups helps us embark upon a journey to higher consciousness by learning from our beloved animal companions. Animal Wayshowers is filled with heartwarming stories that illustrate the power that animals have on our healing and personal growth. From cats and dogs to rabbits and turtles, we learn that animals are ambassadors of higher consciousness. Throughout the book Tammy demonstrates how the compassion, unconditional love, and pure presence of animals can change us inside and out, while providing practical techniques and approaches for partnering with our animal companions to bring greater healing to the world at large.”

– Nicholas Pearson, author of Crystal Basics and Foundations of Reiki Ryoho

“Tammy Billups has done it again, giving us yet another wonderful book filled with profound wisdom, transformative exercises, and inspiring, heartopening stories. Just as the animals in this book hold a higher vibration for their human companions, the energy in these pages will shift you into a higher frequency way of being, and the words will guide and lovingly support you on your ascension path.”

– Judith Corvin-Blackburn, LCSW, DMin, author of Activating Your 5D Frequency and Empowering the Spiri

“Tammy Billups has managed to effortlessly capture what we instinctively knew was already true and illustrates it through dozens of real-life stories from around the globe. As a lifelong empath and animal lover, I have experienced what Tammy highlights in her book, and I know the truth of it in my bones. Animals have consciousness, self-awareness, purpose, and soul. Her book gives heartwarming validation, yet also real-world, actionable advice and practices to engage with your companion more intimately and raise your personal frequency. If you want a deeper understanding of the role our animals play in our lives and how they help us heal and evolve, you must read this book!”

– Rev. Stephanie Red Feather, Ph.D., author of The Evolutionary Empath

“In her third book, animal healer extraordinaire Tammy Billups once again raises our collective understanding of what underlies the extraordinary connections that many of us have with our animal companions. Billups reveals the biggest insight she’s gained through thousands of healing sessions with animals and people--our animal partners can be our ‘pathfinders,’ too. Packed with too many heartwarming examples to ignore, Billups makes the case that the animals with whom we are destined to share our lives are here for the highest of purposes--to help us heal and evolve.”

– Paul Chen, Publisher of Natural Awakenings magazine Atlanta

Animal Wayshowers will nourish your soul, bring you joy, and subconsciously begin to transform you into an incredible guardian for your animal companion. Highly Recommended!”

– Jesse Sternberg, author of Enlightened Dog Training

"I suspect anyone reading this has shared an intensely close relationship with an animal.?Those of us who have wanted to delve more deeply into those relationships on spiritual and sacred levels will find the author, an internationally recognized soul healer, to be a warm and compassionate guide Readers who are skeptical about metaphysics and spirituality can read Animal Wayshowers for the stories alone, but they might find themselves opening to a different world view.?Others already in tune with the principles Tammy expounds will find confirmation.?My advice to all readers, however, is to read this book with an open mind and an open heart."

– Sally Rosenthal, Best Friends Animal Society

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