Today, I’m a Master Intuitive, Medium and Practical Spirituality Teacher, and I get to help people every day with my intuition and spiritual gifts.
I also take time to tune into myself and strive to be an example to show that it’s possible to access personal power, inner peace and create your spirit’s ideal life by developing and honoring your intuitive spirituality.
It wasn’t always like this, though.
When I first started exploring my path as a reader and spirit-worker, I developed my skills in psychic development classes just for fun, and I often doubted my gifts even when my visions were accurate.
I had dabbled with tarot cards as a teenager, but these classes took the concept of readings to a whole new level!
If I was just closing my eyes and seeing things that were accurate for other people, where was the information coming from?!
I battled cynicism, skepticism and had a few weird spirit encounters before I finally had faith that this stuff was real. I even started to understand “how” it all works (in as much as a human being can understand such mysteries, anyway…)
Quite simply, I began to realize that when we’re consciously connected to all-that-is (aka: Source, or a higher power), we’re connected to everyone and everything that-is (or was, or will be).
Though we walk around in separate bodies, we’re all made of eternal energy and thereby made one by energetic connections… and when we get focused enough, that unifying energy can be read just like words on a page.
I also learned along the way that Spirit speaks to the human mind through a number of internal senses often referred to as “The Clairs”.
When I first began developing my psychic ability and intuition, my primary mode of receiving information was visual. I would come to know this way of connecting to my inner voice and the Spirit World as “Clairvoyance” (or Clear-Seeing).
When I practiced reading other people, I’d close my eyes to get quiet and watch for pictures to gently emerge in my mind’s eye. It often felt like a dream, and yet I was fully awake. As I continued honing this spiritual gift into a skill over the course of several years, my clairvoyance began to feel like second nature even though it still constantly surprised me.
It no longer took more than a few moments to “see” visions for other people and translate what I saw into a meaningful message.
One time, I saw the interior of a woman’s home and her favorite place to sit and daydream. She confirmed everything from the houseplants and pets to the music and candles. She said she had been stressed from working too much and the vision had reminded her to slow down and re-connect.
Another time, I was practicing mediumship and a mother on the other side asked me to describe a locket she left to her daughter, who was sitting in front of me. In the following class, the daughter showed up wearing the locket and feeling more at peace about her mother’s passing. The necklace was identical to what I had seen in my mind’s eye.
But of all the experiences I’ve had, the way clairvoyance has blown me away the most is when I practiced drawing Spirit Portaits, which is the art of drawing loved ones on the other side as they come through to give a message. I was shocked at how similar a photograph would look to the portrait I had previously drawn of a person who was no longer here on earth and whom I’d never met.
It was so wonderful to get confirmation that I truly could “see” for others, as each and every reading felt like a leap of faith. I had no conscious idea of what was going to come out of my mouth (or flow from my pencil), and each session was a lesson that taught me to trust that my connection to a higher power through my guides was strong and they would not let me down.
And as ironic as it is, I trusted the visions I received for others loooong before I trusted them for my own life. For some reason I thought being a Psychic or Intuitive meant that my gift was something I could only give away but not use for myself. How dis-empowering is THAT?
While it’s true that it’s harder to see the things for ourselves that we don’t want to see, it is possible to get clear guidance from within when you can tell the difference between your intellectual thoughts, your instinct to stay comfortable and your spiritual intuition.
Have you ever wanted something so badly for yourself (say… a lot of money, a new relationship, a better job, to “fix” a loved one, take a vacation or have more activity in your life?) and you put it out there in the universe and nothing came of it?
If so, it’s likely you were trying to guide your life from your intellectual self, who only thinks it knows what will make your Spirit happy, or the instinctual self who fears missing out.
So often, these parts of us looks to what once brought happiness, what others find impressive, what the culture / media / other people say will make us happy (and so on)… instead of going within and asking that still, small voice what it truly wants and needs in the moment.
And no matter how much we try to override it, it always knows what’s best, because it’s our essential nature. It’s who-we-are beneath all other identities.
I remember when parts of me pined for a partner in times when my Spirit craved only the peace of solitude. I also used to kick and scream to have my own business even though my Spirit knew I needed to develop more financial security (and personal maturity) in a corporate job first. Then, there was that time when I wished other people would step into their power and peace so I could step into mine while my Spirit continually told me I must move forward no matter what anyone else was saying or doing.
My Spirit was eventually ready for that partner (and he was ready for me). It also challenged me to take the leap into my business when the time was right (because of course, at that point, my instinct was terrified to do it!). And it was not until my thoughts and fears stopped waiting for the world to change that Spirit showed me how to find my own source of peace and power despite anyone else’s choices (because that's actually the only real doorway to inner peace for any of us).
So you see, our conscious minds have lots of ideas about how reality is, how it should be, what needs to happen (and when) in order for us to feel aligned to peace and wellbeing. And yet, our spiritual selves, tapped into each other and the source that connects us, knows way better.
Its map extends throughout time and space and through each of us. And with faith and trust, we can be divinely guided by visions that come from our inwardly focused selves instead of the outwardly facing ones.
So, in what way are your ordinary visions clouding your spiritual ones right now? There’s always something, believe me. And you are not alone in this!
For fun, just fill in these blanks with regards to your own life (or allow yourself to rant about whatever is bothering you most at home, at work, in your relationships or even the world):
I really want (event) _________________________ to happen in (area of life)_______________________________. Because, if only this would change, I would feel so (quality of emotion)_____________________________.
Now, close your eyes and take a deeeeep breath. Then take a couple more….
Place your dominate hand on your heart and ask yourself this:
”What is it within myself that needs the most clarity or healing so that I can feel at peace in this situation?”
When the answer comes, place your other hand on your third eye (forehead) and ask Spirit:
“Show me a vision that will help to heal and clarify this issue within me. What is to be said and done (or not) for the highest and best benefit of myself and all concerned?”
Make a note in your journal or keep it on the fridge to remind you that you have found this clarity. When the physical evidence arrives to show you that Spirit knows best, you'll be more likely to look within more often in the future.
Allow it to sink in and release the need to interject your own visions into Spirit’s advice. It is the greatest gift and it works if we work it!
For now, want to learn more about how you receive information from your spirit?
Take my Inner Voice Quiz and see if you’re more of a Seer, a Channel, an Empath or an Intuitive!
You can also Book a Reading to receive personal guidance to help give your inner clarity a boost. I now offer 30 minute readings in the office as well as by phone (along with a variety of other options).
Don't forget, I’m here for you and always happy to help!
In Peace, Wisdom and Love,
PS – Don't forget to click here to take the Inner Voice Quiz to learn more about your own spiritual language and/or click here to Book a Reading for some personal guidance this month before spots fill up!
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I remember how I first learned to pray.
There were certain types of prayers for certain situations, certain ways I was supposed to address the Divine, a certain order in which I was to ask for blessings, and a certain time and place for certain prayers.
Phew! So many rules to keep up with…
While this way of praying really helped to foster a regular practice, I also found it restrictive.
Not only did I wonder if it was okay to just talk to my higher power any old time about any old thing, I also feared that if I forgot the words and didn’t say things just right my prayers might be considered null and void.
Even though it didn’t *feel* like my Source was all that strict and formal, somewhere I had picked up the message that it was. So I did my best to impress (mostly).
I broke that code in an angry tirade to God at the ripe old age of 6 (as I shared in my last post).
And for a long time after that, I didn’t talk much to the Divine at all.
But little did I know, a part of me was always listening for it...
My spiritual self, buried under a hard shell of self-righteousness, still thrived in moments of silence.
When the world got still, I got still.
I’d steal away from the other kids at camp to explore the nature trails on my own, gazing at giant spiderwebs and sitting in empty outdoor chapels, wondering about life.
In the summertime, I’d swim until my body was exhausted, then float on my back to watch sunset change the sky into a million brilliant colors.
I’d practice playing the flute on windy days to see if the breeze would stop or go with the sound of my song (and wouldn’t you know, it worked!)
Even though I thought God and I weren’t buds anymore… I was having conversations with the Divine in a new way that I didn’t even recognize until much later.
And it was in a way that not only confirmed that we humans have a deep and constant access to a higher Source through the magic of nature, but also that great healing and guidance can be found when we make sure to listen more than we talk...
In my old childhood prayers, I talked. A LOT.
I asked a distant higher power to please bless my loved ones, to please help me be better at (fill-in-the-blank), to please make sure Santa brought me what I wanted for Christmas… and if I got all the things I was asking for, I promised to continue to trying to be a perfect human being.
Harmless, sure... but when I got a bit older and depression, drama or anxiety really set in... I started to bargain my consciousness in an unhealthy way. I begged in shame, “Please get me out of this bad feeling or situation and I’ll never do or think anything bad again”, etc etc..
You know the drill.
I didn’t yet see that as a Divine spark with human thoughts and instincts, I would never be able to eliminate my imperfections or always feel good. That wasn’t the point at all.
It was certainly my job to get reconnected to my Source of healing and wisdom whenever I fell out of alignment with it, but it was never my job to replace, match or impress that Source.
That’s like telling an electrical cord that it has to generate its own electricity before it's worthy enough to be plugged in to the socket.
What a relief! I hate trying to do impossible jobs, don’t you?
But more to the point, I’m telling you this story because of what I’ve learned since devoting my life towards understanding and teaching practical spirituality that works in helping us live our highest and best lives, no matter what we are going through.
And that is, we can more powerfully live a life that our spirit loves when we focus on connecting to our higher Source, with silent gratitude for whatever it has to offer in that moment, instead of asking it for the things we think will make our lives better.
When connected in those quiet moments of meditation, something magical happens.
I’ve even heard folks say they’re afraid of this magic, as if their soul knows how powerfully it can change the way their conscious minds understand reality.
And I get it, really I do.
Because when that connection happens, we have access to a clarity and peace that can wash away all confusion.
And sometimes, staying confused has its pay-offs. Our human intellect and instinct thrive on having problems to solve. That is, until we consciously choose to put our spiritual well-being before all other worldly concerns.
It’s a commitment (a sacred marriage, if you will) to do what it takes to stay clear and connected to what you consider to be your spiritual source… in sickness and health, for better for worse, for richer or poorer.
Because when you’re consciously connected to your higher power to that degree, there’s nothing left to ask for. Healing, joy and inner peace… they just happen.
All that remains is gratitude for the reality of what is and gentle guidance that moves you towards what you really want as an eternal soul living a temporary life.
Source will always guide you to make the most of it in the ways that really count.
I’ve seen this work in my own life many times:
...When I practiced gratitude for my unhealthy body and learned to love it and act accordingly until it became well.
-When I practiced gratitude for my single life until loneliness dissolved away and self-love flourished.
-When I practiced gratitude for an unfavorable job that helped me eliminate debt and save so I could take the leap into my calling full-time.
And the other big thing that came from this new understanding was that, after years of developing my intuition in the hopes that I would navigate life better with it, I realized that unless I’m connected to Source when consulting my intuition, it just guides me in circles (to the things I think I want... not to the ideal things my Source knows I want).
I’ll be talking a bit more about that in the coming weeks...
But for now, I invite you to examine how you’ve been relating to your Source.
Do you see it as an unfriendly, distant energy that you must ask favors and permission from?
Or is it a trusted friend that loves you no matter what and always stands at the ready with guidance, healing and love once you take a conscious moment to open yourself and be grateful for it?
Think of one challenge you’re facing right now… you know, the one you keep bargaining with life and your Source about.
Now, instead of asking for a solution to come, imagine what you might be grateful for (in the present moment) because it’s showing you the way to a solution or change.
Even if you can’t see what it is yet, just keep affirming with gratitude that Source is showing you the way to your soul’s desires.
You may even simply state “Thank You, Source, for showing me the Way…”
That one sentence is enough to move mountains.
This and more, I promise you (if you’re willing to get still, dive deep and do your own spiritual work to see it for yourself).
If you’re ready to get connected on a daily basis and affirm that Source is guiding and protecting you to and through a life that your spirit loves, go ahead and download my free invocation right now.
It’s a great place to start when you want to learn the fine art of affirmational prayer.
May it bring you closer to peace, wisdom, love (and heck, even whatever you want for Christmas (lol!)).
P.S. Don't forget to download your free gratitude prayer before you go back to everyday life. If you're human like me, you're going to need it!
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To be able to fully trust the guidance your spiritual gifts provide, you must first connect to the source of those gifts.
Have you ever been able to use a mobile device without first connecting it to the web? Of course not! Without a connection, it can’t serve its purpose in your life.
The same applies to the way your spiritual system must stay connected to your spiritual source to feel purposeful and vital within your body.
And whether a journey lasts a few days or many decades, the most important key to navigating it is making sure your inner voice is firmly connected to this higher perspective that can scan the landscape and provide a better view when you feel lost or off track.
These days, we have handheld GPS systems to tell us where to turn and how to instantly re-route when we miss them. They even give us real-time info about traffic and road closures.
Physical journeys have been made much more transparent by this technology.
But what about our inner journeys?
After all, our perception of the physical world is the only lens through which we can experience it, so it can be said that one’s inner experience is even more important than one’s outer experience.
Two people can go on identical trips and have vastly different stories about what it was like, because inwardly they have such different judgments and fears about what-is.
I, for one, have been both of those people at different points in my life.
My mental stories and emotional beliefs about what-is have changed so much over the years, but one thing has stayed constant...
And that is my sense that a higher power exists, and the quality of my physical life has a direct correlation to how much I include (or exclude) this omnipresent, balancing consciousness in my own perception of what-is.
Some folks live a long while before they start trying to figure this stuff out, but I started on this lesson very young.
Before the age of 6, I was a very connected kid.
I felt God everywhere. And being an only child, I had a lot of time to spend in solitude. I listened to wisdom in the wind and my connection to a higher power felt very natural to me.
However, in the fall of my first grade year, my father died suddenly.
He was my best friend.
I didn’t get to say goodbye.
In a flash, my little life became a big blur.
I was taught that God loved everyone and would never do anything to hurt us, as long as we were in his favor… yet I was seriously hurting.
As you can imagine, my six-year-old mind began to spiral downward...what did I do wrong? Why did this happen? Is it my fault? Can this be changed?
I asked adults and prayed every night. Not surprisingly, no satisfactory answers could be found. My sadness hardened into anger.
I remember lying in bed one night, sick of the grief and confusion.
I yelled at God.
“I renounce you!” I said through angry tears, “And until you send my dad back, I will never talk to you again!”
(Don’t ask me how I knew the word “renounce” at 6 years old...)
And as vivid and heartbreaking as that memory is to me, even more so are the years that followed. I was bullied in school as I struggled with a complex grief even adults have trouble living with.
I still knew that God was there... but I was also still mad and determined to keep it that way.
By the time I was in high school, I lived with full-blown depression. You know, the kind where you feel so obtuse in the world you can’t even imagine what feeling better could possibly look like. I began to identify as a “lost soul”, not yet knowing that we are never really lost, no matter how bad we feel.
My psychic senses also began to reawaken during this time, as did my curiosity about ancient wisdom and spirituality.
Several books were suggested by friends, and I learned to read esoteric tarot cards to help find a deeper understanding of my life and why things happened as they did.
Finally, a spark of light to illuminate my darkness! Yet as positive as this discovery was, that spark never quite grew into the roaring fire that I craved in my soul.
For years, I wandered in a confusion relieved by the moments of clarity the cards would bring.
Even through the dark night that was my college years, and the slow awakening that followed in my twenties... I knew I could depend on moments of clarity coming and going, but quite often I was lonely, sad and not sure how to shake the heaviness of my uninspired life.
I also struggled to trust psychic information I received, because if I was so confused, how in the world could I be a container of clarity for others?
It was not until my thirties that I found the key to everything.
It was time to forgive and forget.
I had to make amends with my god/source.
I had heard teachers talk about psychic development, mediumship, medical intuition, manifestation, energy healing (and do much more in the realm of metaphysics). I had also been a recipient or practiced all these things in some way, shape or form.
And usually, in the background of these practices, there was some talk about divine intelligence flowing through all-that-is.
Finally, I started to put it together in my own way.
In order to trust my spiritual gifts, I had relied on the feedback I got from the world. When others said I was good at channeling guidance for them, I started to believe it.
I also knew that it was in those moments of reading others that I intentionally opened myself as a channel for source wisdom and spirit communication.
But to fully trust my intuition and spiritual gifts to guide my own life? That would mean I had to stay plugged in, 24/7.
I could no longer be a part time channel for source and expect my life to work at its optimal level.
And at this point, I realized that “optimal” meant feeling connected, protected and peacefully guided each step of the way, no matter what I was going through.
Once I committed to tending my connection to source on a daily basis, everything changed.
I started repeating a special invocation that affirmed my connection with gratitude, setting the intention to be a channel of wisdom, peace and love instead of looking to the world to provide those things for me.
My ratio of good days to bad days flipped completely. My health and inner radiance increased. My confidence went through the roof. My inner peace flourished and emotional balance became far less elusive.
So you see, there is a way to feel fully present and powerful as a spiritual being in this human life. It takes forgiveness, humility and practice. But In asking for it and acting accordingly, we always receive what we need.
And the good news is, no matter how long we have tried to go it alone, Source is always waiting just beyond the veil to fill us up again.
No matter how angry or doubtful we get, it never has anything less than complete and total love for us.
Have you felt abandoned by god lately or on the outs with your source? Is it hard to imagine or describe your personal relationship to a higher power?
You’re not alone.
In fact, that describes most folks here on planet earth. And yet, it is our personal connection to our collective source that connects us to the web of all-that-is, including each other.
It’s a lot less lonely here once you get that sense of oneness established in your being... and the only way to get it is to “plug in” and allow the divine life force to heal your life.
Need help getting started?
Get access to my free invocation here and start inviting source into your life today.
I remember when my wisdom first began speaking to me.
It was in college, and I was in the midst of a major Dark Night of the Soul.
I was depressed, exhausted and tired of trying to fit into a world that simply… well, didn’t fit.
My mental, physical and spiritual health was in big trouble and I was in a constant state of running...
Running to the next exit from what wasn’t working in my life.
Running from decisions about my future.
Running from the pain of the past.
Running from myself.
I was learning the hard way that, as the saying goes, “wherever you go, there you are”.
I couldn’t get away from my own imbalance, no matter how hard I tried. And as I sat alone in my dorm room one afternoon, I felt Spirit approach.
It was my dear Wisdom Guides. They spoke loudly and clearly…
“We will get you out of this darkness, but you must follow our guidance. If you do not, you will die young”.
I knew the guidance they were talking about.
I needed to change my living habits and pay attention to my spiritual well-being once and for all.
They showed me visions of getting cancer or heart disease by the time I was 30 due to stress, a terrible diet and the cigarettes I smoked. It was time to get serious about my own healing.
But being young (though never really care free), I always wished I could keep playing the foolish games of youth, throwing caution to the wind.
I wanted to blend with the normal world around me.
There was only one problem… I was never “normal” in the usual sense of the word.
If you’re spiritually sensitive, I know you understand this…
My sensitivities made it difficult for me to carry negative energy and toxic lifestyle choices for long. A little empty fun and complaining here and there was fine… but as a daily habit, it just smothered my inner world.
No matter how painless it “seemed” for everyone else to live in these ways, I was dying both inside and outside.
My lowest point came after a particularly hard day.
I realized that no part of me could relate to the life I had created for myself up to that point.
I found myself so focused on the pain of separation, from both my physical life and my higher source, that I actually wondered what it would be like to put a gun to my head and pull the trigger.
This is a bit disturbing, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t tell you the awful truth…
I actually imagined it would feel like the ultimate bliss… to finally be at peace, to shake the heaviness of the world, to return to my Source… how could that not sound like bliss?!
In that moment, I felt my own destructive tendencies hit an all-time low, and it scared me.
I only had that sad and violent thought one time in my life, yet I realized I was still slowly killing myself every day because a part of me wanted all of the awesome feelings that could come from no longer being subjected to the chaos of a world that didn’t fit.
And that one dark fantasy was the thing that finally turned me towards the light.
But How? You may ask.
Because everything I had learned up to that point about spiritual awareness informed me that my intellect had officially gone haywire, and the illusion of control had run entirely too deep.
I’d started believing in the illusion that I was lost and broken, when in truth I just forgotten my wholeness.
I had become dangerously disconnected from my Higher Source.
This chaotic space was compounded by my fear about what I would find if I dealt with the grief and disappointments from my past… and how in the world I would manage the confusing life in front of me.
Wedged squarely in between the most frightened parts of myself, my spirit requested my attention, in her still, small way.
She wanted nature, quietude, safe and loving relationships, awareness, beauty and softness.
Instead, I had been giving her too much concrete and television, too much empty socializing, junk food, judgement and self-cruelty.
I immediately sought professional help for my depression and began the fascinating journey of awakening to my true self.
And as I moved towards strength and wholeness, I was afraid I would lose everything that was familiar to me in the process. (Fear has a funny way of making things up to keep us down…).
Regardless, I knew it was the only way I’d be able to bear living in this crazy world. I had to honor my spiritual self, stop silencing my truth and let my intuitive freak flag fly!
After graduation, I crawled back into my family’s nest to figure out what was next.
And during that time of review, maintenance and re-orientation, I saw a vision of my healed life. As I took a few baby steps in the right direction, opportunities started to flow towards me.
-When a Soul friend invited me to psychic development class, I accepted (and stayed with it for 10 years!)
-When another told me about a great therapist, I did the work it took to heal some major wounds from childhood.
-When I was informed about a hypnosis for weight loss class, I took part until 90 lbs of “safety” weight was fully released.
And there were so many other miracles, from daily messages on what to do and not do to honor my healing, to helpful spirits and living people emerging from the woodwork to lend a hand.
Facing my underlying feelings of disconnection was hard sometimes, but it was necessary in my empowerment process.
I shed many tears and sometimes felt I couldn’t take any more, yet still… we cannot heal what we do not see, and for being able to see it all so clearly, I am forever grateful.
This is because I came to understand that while I was doing the work of discerning my intuition and choosing to take action on it, it was Spirit’s wisdom that orchestrated all of the miraculous changes I underwent.
You see, when you honor illusions, fears and expectations, life gives you more of them. Balance simply slips through your fingers, as you continue searching for the next external thing to help you feel less lost.
Likewise, when you come from a space of wisdom, balance and self-love… life responds to you in kind, providing opportunities to practice your wisdom, love yourself more, grow out of old patterns and to evolve into your ideal self.
When I developed my Empowered Wisdom Program, I worried that I would miss some steps in teaching others to find the spiritual empowerment that I’ve found.
That is, until I realized that was still the illusion of control talking.
Wisdom created who I am today, and Wisdom made my program for those who are ready to break free of their own negative illusions and take better care of themselves in the meantime.
I am simply a way-shower, a holder of light.
A humble channel of some higher grace.
And so are you, my friend.
Are you dealing with some darkness now or wonder why your past has been filled with so much challenge?
Schedule a free Wisdom Discovery Session and let me know what you’re going through.
No matter where you are on your healing journey of spiritual empowerment…
May wisdom be your guiding light from this day forth.
Highest & Best Always,
P.S. Ready to find some crystal clarity in your own life? If so, what are you waiting for? Schedule a call with me today and discover new possibilities for a wise and empowered life.
I have a confession to make...
When I was in the thick of my own intuitive development, I doubted everything I picked up.
I practiced giving readings for years in private classes and circles, and each time I received information from someone at the psychic or intuitive level, I was almost completely skeptical.
-Even when they confirmed everything I said about their home, job or relationship.
-Even when they brought in the exact locket their departed mother had told me they had.
-Even when the spirit portraits I drew looked identical to a photo someone would show me (after I drew the picture).
I had proof all over the place. My teacher once called me “a great reader”. And still, I thought we all might be under some collective delusion.
Then, when I finally started to believe in myself and my spiritual gifts, I became afraid.
-Afraid that important people in my life wouldn’t accept or believe me.
-Afraid that now I really WAS a weirdo.
-Afraid I was doing something "evil" or "supernatural".
In truth, I was afraid of my own spiritual power.
Despite the madness of all these thoughts and fears, the day that I would emerge from my spiritual closet (or cocoon, if you will) continued to approach.
Trying to delay the inevitability of living life as a full-fledged intuitive medium after a lifetime of confusion, I asked many other teachers and master readers, “how do I proceed? When will I be good enough at it to trust Spirit completely?”
The reply was always the same… “You just step out there and do it”
I wrestled with this answer for years. It just didn’t seem to be enough… until I phoned in on a radio show hosted by a well-known medical intuitive and spiritual director.
After I asked her a couple of questions that baffled me about my work as an intuitive, and she gave me the same answer I always got. “Just step out into the realm of being a professional” she said.
Then, she fell silent before saying the thing that ignited my path like nothing before or since.
“Ah... Your real problem is that you don’t trust YOURSELF. You’ll never move forward until you can do that.”
It was a slap in the face. I was stunned. And she was totally right.
I trusted the higher perspective of Spirit, but I didn't always trust my own human ability to make a difference.
After I ruminated on that for a while, I finally got on with it and made the decision to become a professional intuitive. I chose to trust myself. It really was as simple as that.
It was then that I realized all of the repetitive advice I’d received was perfect, each time.
It was as if my Spirit Guides had spoken through each teacher, over and over, until I became a willing party in the creation of a spirit-led life.
At some point in the path Spirit has connected me and you in the same way, whether it be through my writing, a private reading, a class or a conversation. It’s as if intuitive connections are like the natural version of the internet and we’re all constantly sending and receiving spirit messages through each other.
So. Very. Cool.
But really, what does this story really have to do with you beyond all of that?
Well, I’ve found some extra detail hidden in the answers I received when I asked my teachers “how do I trust myself?”, and I want to share them with you in the hopes that you can bypass those years of distrust in yourself and get on with the beauty of living an intuitive life much faster than I did.
What I found is this:
After years of accuracy with clients and the same amount of time experimenting with trusting my intuition in my personal life, I discovered that there are 3 very natural (and equally strong) human aspects that can and will eclipse our intuition if we don’t keep them in balance.
It’s not always as simple as trusting / not trusting your inner guidance when your mind, body and spirit are all “guiding” you at the same exact time, but for different reasons.
As you experiment with trusting your intuition and the messages you receive from Spirit, keep them in mind and see if it doesn’t help the process along...
1. SURVIVAL INSTINCT: As members of the animal kingdom, we come equipped with a survival instinct that is designed to keep our physical identity alive. It’s the most primal part of our consciousness, and it speaks to us through the language of fear. Because there are rarely ferocious animals to flee from anymore (like the saber-tooth tigers of old), it often seeks out (and creates) mortal threat where there is none, so it can still be useful. The unknown then becomes the scariest and most uncomfortable thing this part of us can imagine. When the intuition, or voice of the spirit, asks us to step into the unknown with faith it can sometimes terrify that old instinct of ours. However, if we let fear win over our intuition too often, we'll most likely continue to live in old patterns that no longer resonate with our spirit. When we live in fear, we live in limitation because that’s the only thing that makes our instinctual self feel safe. Check now to see if you’ve felt stuck or limited lately. How might you be making choices through fear now, instead of taking some intuitive leaps into the unknown?
2. INTELLECTUAL MIND: As highly evolved members of the animal kingdom, we also come equipped with a finely tuned intellect designed to discover and categorize reality. It speaks the language of thought and puts parameters around the things we know and understand while it rejects or investigates anything we don’t. In doing so, it makes our intellectual identity feel safe and un-threatened. In the last several centuries, we’ve been highly focused on developing our intellectual acuity. “We think, therefore we are”, right? The understanding we collectively have of math, science, philosophy, communication, medicine and technology all come from the amazing thought machine that intellect is. And while it’s important, it has quietly overshadowed the still, small voice within that guides our internal world. It’s also the part of us that questions anything remotely spiritual, and yanks back the reigns the moment our intuition calls us into uncharted territories. However, just like our survival instinct, our intellect isn’t going anywhere (and I for one wouldn’t want it to). There is good news for the over-thinkers out there though. When we choose to use our intellect to support our intuition instead of our fears, we start to create a reliable communication system between our minds, bodies and spirits. Even though the intellect has historically been the thing that pushed intuition into the collective shadows, it will also be the aspect that brings it back into the light. Is there any area of life in which you’ve been overthinking lately? Does it feel like it’s questioning your intuition, trying to justify a limitation of the instinct or “figure it all out” before you make a move in a new direction?
3. LACK OF ACTION: Once you’ve looked your fears square in the eye and danced around with your thoughts about what “is”, the other big thing that will hinder your intuition is lack of taking physical action or shifting your mindset in favor of the intuitive messages you receive from within. I don’t know about you, but I can’t count the number of times I’ve received guidance from my intuition and either shrugged it off or just plain ignored it. And every time I did that, I was sorry. Intuition is like your inner GPS, designed to guide your way to your highest and best outcomes, even if it only shows you one turn at a time. When you pick a route based on fear and intellectually known parameters instead, you end up going in circles. What steps could you take right now to get your mind and body in alignment with the voice of your spirit? If nothing comes to you, know that the intention to receive guidance is enough. Your spirit is always ready to help… all you have to do is ask!
The other good news is that intuition, which is the language spoken by the essential “you”... doesn’t give up, no matter how many thoughts and fears you wrestle with in your life.
It only quietly waits for you to slow down, get still, and listen.
Fear wants to keep you safe
Mind wants to understand (and be “right”)
Spirit wants to keep you balanced and thriving in your life.
It wants to rejoice in living through your life.
Are your fears and thoughts keeping it from doing so?
There is something you can do to empower the intuitive wisdom that’s inside you right at this very minute.
Consciously commit to the path of clarity and wisdom by listening gently to the wisdom of your spirit.
Decide, right now, that it’s more important that you live in alignment with your spirit and feel balanced in your own life than to struggle with the drama that’s created when intuition is ignored.
Ready... Set... Open Up to Receive it!
Sending the light of inner clarity and peace to you now.
With Peace, Love and Wisdom Always,
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Are you Healing, Balancing or Evolving?
Transformations come in all shapes and sizes. And even though we usually talk more about the dramatic ones, living a life of Empowered Wisdom is actually more about navigating the microcosm of each moment.
Developing your intuition as a daily practice can fortify your awareness in a way that brings value to the dips, valleys and dark nights of the soul while also minimizing their frequency.
Read on for tips on how to intuitively navigate 3 major types of change…
As the Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “change is the only constant in life.”
This is true spiritually as much as it is physically.
Sometimes change comes in the form of relief or exhilaration. A fresh wind blows in and sets us on a new course effortlessly. This kind of change is fun. We like it so much, we crave more.
However, in between the mundane moments and the extraordinary ones, there are a lot of little shifts that can challenge our mental balance while pushing our instinctual need for safety.
Ironically, these types of changes are the ones that form and re-form our life in ways that leave us feeling regretful or happy to have lived the way that we did.
For the best example of a change that feels restrictive despite being miraculous, I must once again look to our friend, the butterfly, and how she faces the challenges in her life…
When a caterpillar has reached the end of her earth-bound phase, she surrenders to the cocoon phase.
From within this limited space, she melts into a gooey formlessness.
Her inner life force is reprogramming her, creating her in a new image so that she can live from a whole new perspective.
And although she is effectively being “forced” into a confined space, without options, this most restrictive and confusing part of her life will be the most instrumental in setting her free.
She doesn’t fight the process and she doesn’t blame anyone for taking her freedom in the meantime because… well, being a butterfly, something within her knows she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Nature follows rhythms according to what keeps the system in balance. It evolves, moment by moment, to stay in harmony with itself.
Within our human bodies, the same essence drives our experience here on earth.
Our spirits ebb and flow with the tides of life. They respond to reality and speak to our conscious mind through the state of our emotional, mental and physical well-being.
In other words, how good or bad we feel within our own skin.
While it’s genetic programing that guides the caterpillar into her transformation, it’s our spiritual intuition that guides us by tapping us on the shoulder with a message, sensation or emotion when something in our lives calls for transformation.
If we can’t shift our frame of mind about it or neglect to take action on it, it settles in and speaks through energetic imbalance.
At this point in a human being’s life, we either check out and stay unconscious to the well-being that’s possible, fight the change or surrender to the cocoon that will heal and renew us into something greater than we ever imagined ourselves to be.
We are often taught that free will and action are things that create positive change, which is certainly true. But without being able to consciously surrender to the divine life-force within us, we’re in danger of creating from a place of imbalance (instead of wisdom), thereby creating more of the same.
Likewise, when we only surrender but never take action on the wisdom we receive, energy tends to fester and make us feel crazy as change churns abundantly within while little or nothing changes on the outside.
Evidence of this imbalance can be seen in the action-focused person who’s successful on the physical plane and yet feels emotionally empty and confused within… or the internally-focused person who experiences ultimate bliss when meditating and yet struggles to feel satisfied with the physical aspects of life.
Considering that you are an intricate being, made up of physical, mental AND spiritual stuff…. What kind of change are you experiencing at this time and what is the next best action step for you?
Are you Healing? – This type of change requires us to surrender to the ultimate cocoon-phase, arguments be damned.
I know whenever my body or emotions don’t feel well (or my mind feels frazzled), I must slow down and allow my energy to gather within. If I put my energy towards anything else, it's only to gather remedies and tools to support my healing. Putting myself “out there” too much in times like this can create more dis-ease, so I take illness and negative emotion as a message of wisdom from within myself to slow down and come back to center.
Still have stuff you need to take care of? Shift the balance from giving 100% to the outer world and focus a majority of that energy inward. I promise, your world won’t fall apart if you take care of yourself first. It should actually improve as a result!
Are you Balancing? - This type of change is somewhere between healing and growing…it’s the time of reformation that happens inside the cocoon.
Perhaps you have recently experienced a major change or healing crisis and you’re on your way back “up”. You’re feeling stronger but not yet rooted in your new phase. Now's the time to start exerting some of that “free will”. What does your spirit wish to create in the time to come? Your Source has offered you healing and now it wants to know how to guide you forward. It’s kind of like programming your inner GPS to a new location. I personally experience this after something I’ve co-created with my inner wisdom comes to fruition.
Once you’ve celebrated how far you’ve come with gratitude, Consciously dream and choose how you wish to feel in the time before you. Creating a vision board is a great thing to do at this time (but remember to focus on the way you want to experience new things, not just the things themselves.)
Are you Evolving (or growing)? - This type of change is the one we talk about most, as it’s transformation at its most obvious… its that moment when the butterfly emerges from her cocoon and realizes she has wings.
And even though this is the most exciting type of change, it’s important to acknowledge it can still be challenging. For instance, when I find myself in a new phase of life in which old energies and patterns I held dear don’t work anymore, I’m tempted to limit my growth and stay the same so that I can bring my comfort zone with me into the great beyond.
The thing is, the butterfly phase requires a full release of old patterns so that new ones can be practiced. The caterpillar must die for the butterfly to be born. When we do our part in the healing and balancing phases, this is much easier to accept. By staying present to the possibilities of the future, the limitations of the past simply fall away.
All of that being said, while we as humans have no power to re-direct the web of life independently of all the other forces in the universe... we can still hone our connection to a higher perspective in a way that honors our innate formlessness, our search for balance and our desire to fly in each and every moment.
Pay attention now to the changes happening within you…
-Release the old hurt that you still carry. It’s keeping you from hearing your wisdom. Feel it. Cry or scream if you need to. Write a letter and burn it, releasing your anger and sadness into the fire.
-Invest time and energy into your own healing and self-development. Don’t ignore what needs to be done or said, lest it get worse and hijack your whole life.
-Allow yourself to dream impossible dreams. Your spirit wants what it wants. Don’t lose yourself in those dreams, but also beware of taking too much action on them without consulting your intuition first.
-Face your fears about what comes next and take steps upon the more conscious path. As I often say, these are the moments we break free of karmic patterns. By acknowledging and releasing what stifles us instead of feeds growth and expansion, we move into true presence.
All of these things may require a shift in mindset, actions, conversations, spiritual practice and any combination of the above. And I know, first hand, that it’s not always easy. But it’s always necessary when we want to live in harmony with the wisdom of our spirit.
Along with a commitment to finding clarity over a commitment to battling suffering, your wisdom will always help you find your way.
Til next time...
Peace, Love and Wisdom Always
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I’ve been learning about butterflies lately.
This year I’ll be planting a garden for them, and I want to get it right.
Did you know that having a butterfly garden can change the world by creating a positive ripple effect in the ecosystem? As of this writing, butterflies are declining in numbers due to humans’ attempts to control the earth in unnatural ways. Because of this, other species that depend on their existence are falling out of balance too.
It makes sense, really. The web of life is so intricately connected.
There’s even a theory that explores the idea that a tiny butterfly flapping its wings in one part of the world can create a hurricane somewhere else. It’s called “The Butterfly Effect”. That’s a lot of power for such a delicate creature!
But I digress…
Just like any transformed being, a butterfly’s life story provides endless fascination when examined closely enough.
Beginning as a tiny egg, a humble caterpillar hatches and begins exploring her world.
Something within drives her to take in as much of her physical environment as she can.
Utterly insatiable, she consumes and processes the world around her to fulfill the needs of her earth-bound self.
And yet it never seems to be enough.
As life progresses, she starts to feel heavy and slow. Her energy weakens and there’s no room left for outside energies within her. What was once nourishing becomes overwhelming and toxic.
Her commitment to an old way of being must change, for her life now depends on it.
I, for one, know this place well.
How about you?
When old ways of being are no longer helping us grow and start to weigh us down instead, we have one of three options:
1. Ignore it, and allow the toxicity to build and overwhelm us.
2. Fight it, and suffer the blows that come from the forces of nature that are moving us forward.
3. Accept it, turn within and form a sacred space from which we safely transform into the next best version of ourselves.
I can tell you first hand that if you're wishing to deepen your connection to inner peace and spiritual self-development in 2018, Option 3 is the only way to go.
There are many that would prefer to stay focused on the dramas of life, for there are fascinating battles to be fought and epic stories to be told in that space (even if they come at a great cost).
But for you, who reads notes like this one… I invite you to take a look at the ways of life you are currently committed to see if you’re in alignment with the flow of your ever-expanding spirit.
Where would you like more peace, joy or love to flow?
Perhaps you are uneasy with one or more of your relationships...
Or your body is not as healthy as you’d like it to be...
Maybe your job is sucking a little more of your soul each day...
In the worst case, you may even feel completely abandoned by your higher power.
In all of these scenarios, you are most likely committed to something that absolutely negates the possibility of improvement in that area of life. Don’t feel bad about it, we all get stuck sometimes.
Check in again now, and ask yourself:
Are you committed to your comfort zones with people, even when it hurts?
Does that yummy food or bad habit always seem to eclipse your intentions to heal?
Maybe it’s the paycheck and benefits that keep you feeling stagnant (even if it’s not even really enough to pay the bills)…
Then again, you may be unconsciously committed to your battle with what-is, so much so that you’ve forgotten that there is a divine intelligence that ALWAYS has your back.
You don’t have to do this alone. And you always have options.
At this point in the butterfly’s story, the caterpillar begins to spin a special silk around herself.
It’s gentle and soft, but will harden into a chrysalis to keep her safe as she begins to transform. From within this space, her cells will re-imagine her way of being (They are literally called “imaginal” cells – isn’t that cool?!).
Shielded from the harshness of the elements, she will melt into formlessness. And within her chrysalis, she is soon to be reborn as something amazing, yet unrecognizable to herself.
Stay tuned for the rest of the butterfly’s story, for this month’s posts are all about commitment and why it is so important when we are called to transform into higher and better versions of ourselves.
Is transformation calling you now?
If so, what happens next in YOUR story?
With Peace, Wisdom and Love Always,
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I’m writing this note to you as I sit beside a lake.
The sun is setting and birds are all around, preening and hunting for dinner before the chill of night rolls in.
While the ducks and ibises fight for the best position on the rocks, a majestic egret stands still before me. She is completely still as she watches the water.
She doesn’t seem to care about not fitting in with the others. She’s also unfazed by the presence of chattering humans. Her game is one of peace, observation and precision. The way she is just being brings me such solace. She doesn’t waste time fighting for position or hunting in water that holds nothing for her. And sure enough, she flies away to the next lake the moment something within her whispers “time to go”.
It’s been a wild year on planet earth, that’s for sure. I won’t go into specifics because, well, I bet you’ve noticed too. And now that the Christmas season is upon us, I find myself contemplating Christ consciousness and what that means for you and me as our spirits mature through this lifetime.
Although I consider myself a bit of a spirit rebel, claiming no religion while honoring all paths to the Divine, I still have a special place in my heart for Christ consciousness.
Much like the egret standing still amongst the tumultuous crowd, Christ is usually described as a living message of wisdom, peace and divine connection in an ordinary world of suffering and illusion.
My guides have told me over and over again that we are here to discover ourselves as sparks of the Divine in human clothing. They say that we are all extensions of a loving Source and can uplift and heal each other instead of relating to each other through fear, comparison and judgment. It’s all a matter of choice and commitment to what matters most to us at the core.
Our biggest problem is that we have forgotten this.
Christ, being the cool and very aware guy that he was, always remembered.
And he knew it was his mission to be an example to those around him, even if that meant being persecuted for using his spiritual gifts and holding a peace that threatened the powers that be. Come to think of it, that may be ultimate lesson for us to learn from this “Prince of Peace”.
Our inner world is in perpetual conflict between the desire to have power (over our environment and others) and the desire for peace and love. And the one that you choose to dedicate your conscious thoughts to will dictate the quality of your life in each and every moment.
The darkness of conflict and competition come from primal parts of ourselves that struggled to survive long ago. Back then, we needed this part of us. But now, this old programming only causes us to suffer by creating problems that aren’t there and seeing everything that is not like us as a dangerous threat.
What if the key to creating a better world was to embrace that divine spark within so much that we are unfazed by the primal discord that surrounds us?
What if those of us who see through this stuff came here to help show the way by living by example, not by feeling like victims in a harsh and uncaring dimension?
Spiritual intuition is your direct line to the source of your peace and plenty.
And there is true power in your sensitivity.
Within this sensitivity lives the wisdom of all the great teachers, mystics and messengers that have walked the earth in the name of making it a better place.
It’s also the same intelligence that keeps the egret peaceful and precise in a crowded urban park.
My wisdom boost for you this week is to be like my Egret friend who reminds me of the gentle strength of Christ consciousness...
Don’t worry if you don’t fit in with the others. Hold your peaceful ground in the presence of difficult people. Play the game of peace, observation and intuitive precision. Practice being (and giving) more than doing (or taking). Don’t waste time fighting for position or seeking sustenance in spaces that hold nothing for you. And finally, when something within tells you “time to go”, move on.
Let your presence be an example of the world you want to live in.
In other words… “Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with you and me…”
Happy Holidays, my friend.
Thank you for reading and allowing me to be of continued service to your spirit!
In Peace, Wisdom and Love always,
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Reflect on the space created by what has been released.
Since my last note, I’ve been walking my talk and consciously letting go of a lot of old stuff as the winter season calls me into deeper reflection.
Major changes are afoot for many of us and, now more than ever, it’s important to stay connected to the perspective of a higher intelligence at work in our lives.
And even if you’re not navigating anything major these days, I know you have those constant *little* things to deal with (work, traffic, holiday prep, etc, etc…)
The intuitive pathway is one of constant release and reflection, and even when we get good at heeding our intuition we are still susceptible to the noise of worldly life that overwhelms the still, small sound of the inner voice.
It’s helpful to have tools and exercises to help keep us inspired and aligned with who-we-really-are.
In my classes, I often use visual arts as a doorway to help students get in touch with their intuitive ability to read others. But when I’m walking the path outside of private sessions and classes, one tool that I use to consciously connect with my own still, small voice is poetry.
Here is one of my favorites, written during a time of deep release and reflection.
I hope it will inspire you to rest in reflection whenever you have a quiet moment this week.
Put down the phone. Lay down your cares. Take a deep breath.
Invite your still, small voice to speak through the simple flow of nature’s rhythm…
sculpture of spirit
i sense you best
in quiet moments,
as windy fingers play
with the tops of trees.
each purge of leaves
you have plans.
this world is an art-work.
negative and positive space.
complete in each moment,
and yet never done.
you work the same way within.
churning past all misgivings,
it is your grace that forms us.
m.maccartney © 2017
When we hang on to old patterns, we struggle.
When we let go, we transcend.
That’s it. There’s not much more to the process of letting go than to simply let go.
In quiet moments, reflect on the space and peace left by the absence of the chattering thoughts and fears you no longer need.
Sending lots of healing vibes to you now as you clear and release any debris left in your energy from 2017. December is a time of reflection before setting intentions for the new year. May your reflections bring you peace and empowerment from the inside out this week.
I’ll be in touch again soon!
In Peace, Wisdom and Love
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The holidays can be crazy, enjoy complimentary support from my soul to yours and stay aligned with your spirit.
Release resentment and amplify gratitude...
This week, I'm so grateful to share that I recently joined homes with my sweetheart!
We’d been talking about it for a while, and everything aligned just right, at just the right time. Not only are we now both super happy to be able to smooch and snuggle whenever we want, our 3 cat “kids” are already getting along great (mostly, lol)!
And funny enough, as I enjoy this new phase of love and family in my life, I find myself in the same neighborhood I lived in when I dreamt it up over a decade ago.
Yep, literally right down the street.
As I explore this familiar place with new eyes, I recall far too many memories of loneliness, dating stress and fear from those years. Back then, I wondered if I was just “supposed” to stay alone. So many others had what I wanted and I couldn’t seem to “get it right.”
Surely, either there was something wrong with me or I’d been dealt a very limited hand by the universe.
Despite the loving voice of my intuition telling me to be patient and focus on my spirituality, my human self resented having to stay single while it starved for that ideal relationship that might never come.
Along the way, I realized that as long as this negativity dominated my energy about what I wanted, I would just keep drawing in the same patterns of lack.
Over and over... and OVER again
Eventually, I was done.
I began to practice consciously pointing my thoughts towards gratitude for the present moment, and everything started to sparkle more. My friendships strengthened, my self-care practice expanded, family relationships flourished, my body healed, my emotions became more resilient and my intuition sharpened. Even my dating life got better, even if it wasn’t quite the time to meet “the one”.
There was so much time to explore who I was as a spiritual being, which in turn would show me what I really wanted out of life.
I learned to be grateful for that time and space, exactly as it was.
And then... the magical mystery of a happy life began to unfold.
When we begin to practice looking at everything we resent or perceive as “unwanted” as the perfect stepping stone to where we long to be, reality changes before our very eyes.
Yes, we can still kick and scream in moments when things get frustrating. That is the human way after all. BUT… when we also keep that in mind, everything in life can be shifted into a positive gift instead of a negative challenge, even when times are tough.
So, what have you been kicking and/or screaming about lately?
What has you feeling resentful instead of grateful?
Is it your love life, job, family, finances, social life, spiritual life or health?
Look closely, and you may be able to see your burden as a gift that is actually guiding you towards what your spirit really wants for you.
Ask yourself one or more of the following questions to re-frame your struggle…
1. IF THIS SITUATION IS GIVING ME WHAT I DON’T WANT, HOW MIGHT IT BE SHOWING ME WHAT I DO WANT?
This one’s good for love and relationships. Single and plagued with nightmare dates or none at all? Maybe you’re learning to say “no” to what you don’t want instead of accepting anything less than that. Coupled and unhappy? Maybe you want to shift the present dynamics and let love grow and then again, maybe you know deep down that your partner is no longer right for you. Time to get really honest with yourself about what you want and acknowledge with gratitude that the road to getting there may not be easy, but it will be worth it.
2. IF I STICK WITH THIS SITUATION FOR A WHILE, WILL IT HELP OR HINDER MY ABILITY TO REACH FOR WHAT I WANT?
This one’s for that J-O-B that’s not ideal, but is funding your ability to quit and start something that makes your spirit sing in the foreseeable future. The same soul-sucking J-O-B when you have that long awaited cushion in the bank? It may instead be holding you back from making a significant move out of fear of the unknown. Depending on which one fits, it’s either time to muster your patience and/or your courage. You may have to stick it out for the long term in support of bigger goals or make the leap to set things in motion, but either way… acknowledge with gratitude that you’re on your way to something better.
3. AM I WAITING FOR MY CIRCUMSTANCES TO CHANGE SO THAT I CAN CHANGE?
This one works for any and all situations that foster resentment. If you’re waiting for external circumstances to shift in just the right way so that you can feel better or make an important change, you’ll feel like a dog chasing its tail for as long as that goes on. Attracting circumstances that resonate with your spirit is, first and foremost, an inside job. As long as you feel stuck in unworkable situations, you will be. Imagine now that the way in which you experience your reality has everything to do with how you choose to look at it. Thoughts frame our experience and we have the ability to become conscious of what we are thinking so that we can keep thoughts that are working and replace those that don’t with those that do. Acknowledge with gratitude that you have the power to choose your thoughts about what-is!
And as always, I recommend choosing intuitive thoughts over the logical ones when it comes to all of this hocus-pocus, create-your-life stuff.
Logic wants immediate results and works on cause and effect, and intuition sees the big picture beyond the measurable data.
Take a few deep breaths now, place your hand on your heart and ask,
“What do I need to know now about my path, for the highest and best of all concerned.”
Pull an oracle card or two, if you have them, or just let your guides speak to you through meditation, synchronicity and signs.
It may take a moment, it may take days. But the answers will come if you ask and listen gently for their arrival. Remember, intuition is called “that still, small voice within”. It won’t compete with our kicking and screaming, but it will offer solutions if we’re open to them.
Gratitude for the present moment is healing because it calms us.
When we’re calm we can hear that still, small voice SO much better.
Here’s to a great day of thanks this Thursday, I hope you celebrate at least one or two sweet stepping stones that are present in your life right now.
In Peace, Wisdom and love,
Check back for next week’s post:
Step #4 in the Process of Letting Go:
Reflect on the space created by what has been released.
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