At the end of one of my two-part workshops on developing intuition, I was speaking with a participant who had shown to be very in touch with her intuition from the first day of class. On the last evening, she informed me that on that very night, during one of the group exercises, she had actually “seen” the office space of her group partner and described it in detail. This person shared that this had “never happened before” and seemed pleased. Her partner confirmed the accuracy.
Later that weekend, I was reviewing my feedback forms and noted that this same participant had indicated on her form that she had experienced “no shift” from session one to session two of the workshop.
No shift – nothing new. I’m not sure what she was expecting, but seeing something as clearly as “The Medium” would be pretty cool to a lot of people. In fact, I know people who are aspiring to achieve this ability.
I’ve thought about this for months and realized that this woman provided a wonderful example of how we are guided and gifted all the time, yet don’t notice or acknowledge it. Within a matter of minutes she simultaneously filled out a form indicating “no shift” while verbally telling me that she had, for the first time, tuned into a different channel of intuitive knowing.
I love it! What a fabulous example of what we human beings do every single day. We minimize or ignore the Divine speaking to or through us while lamenting that “nothing happens”, “I never get any guidance”, or “my intuition doesn’t work”!
Regardless of your religious orientation, from the great saints to more modern day spiritualists, from Jesus to Buddha, the consistent teaching is that we are not alone. We are guided and we receive signs, symbols, and synchronicities every day. Yet, why do we act like the woman from my workshop? Like her, are you receiving gifts, messages or information yet telling yourself, convincing yourself that there is “no shift”?
Here are some thoughts. Maybe you just don’t like how you receive the information. Maybe you think that someone else’s way of receiving guidance is better or more exciting. Or perhaps you hear about other people’s experiences with the Divine, cheerlead and glorify theirs while minimizing your own. Somehow you believe that another’s experience is more valuable – or trustworthy. Or perhaps you see someone else’s journey as more glamorous or spiritual.
Please, stop comparing. These are judgments and fears emanating from the ego. These thoughts are also just a convenient distraction to keep us from experiencing our own relationship, our own way of communicating with the Divine. This behavior is an excuse. How? Because if we actually acknowledged that we received guidance then we would actually be . . . yup, responsible! It’s easier to act as if we aren’t guided than to step out in faith and act upon the guidance that we receive. We neglect to develop, nurture and acknowledge our own unique communication channel and choose instead to experience loneliness, frustration and a lack of joy.
Do you know the means by which the Divine connects to you? Have you claimed it? Newsbreak - it’s not the same for everyone because it’s not supposed to be. The Divine communicates to you by the means which is best for your unique and wonderful self to receive guidance. Hearing, seeing, sensing, tasting, smelling, word pictures, colors, feelings, songs on the radio, animals, vanity plates, billboards, a comment from a stranger . . . all these are possible valid ways by which your highest guidance may communicate with you. It’s like your own personal code with the Divine.
Every day we receive ideas, thoughts and insights that will make our experience on this earth plane easier. Now more than ever, it is crucial that we tune into this loving guidance. Are you willing to take responsibility for nurturing this relationship? If so, here are some tips:
So Pinkies, how have you touched into your intuition? Have you always known that's what it was? Might you be getting guidance now, but not recognizing it as such?
Celebrating your beautiful Pink intuition,
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