There is a universal, intelligent, life force that exists within everyone and everything. It resides within each one of us as a deep wisdom, an inner knowing. We can access this wonderful source of knowledge and wisdom through our intuition, an inner sense that tells us what feels right and true for us at any given moment. ~ Shakti Gawain
I’m sure there are many of you who have experienced a feeling of knowing. Whether it’s thinking of someone just before they ring, a mother’s intuition or my personal skill which is to know when someone is telling fibs. There’s no logic to it and that’s part of the magic.
We often hear the words “a woman’s intuition” and women certainly are the natural carriers of the energy that allows us to tap into this mysterious force. Even if we don’t always follow our hunches. I look back at times in my life when inner alarm bell rang. My intuition was trying to get my attention. I wouldn’t heed the warning and would go down a path that was the wrong one for me. I could have avoided the wrong path if I had listened to myself. How many times do people say “If only I had listened to myself”.
I see intuition as a hidden gift just waiting to be unlocked. In the western world, we live in a society which teaches us to value logic and has no place for something as unproven as intuition. And that’s what it comes down to. We cannot prove in a logical way that intuition is real which makes it difficult to prove to ourselves….
Times are changing and more and more people are listening to and developing their intuitive ability. Like many, I was naturally intuitive from a very early age. Yet in line with the times, I was not encouraged to develop this natural intuition. Instead, it was drummed out of my awareness as I was taught to follow the path of logic instead of the path of intuition.
The greatest obstacle to developing your intuition is one of “trust”. We live in a world that values logic over intuition, reason over gut feelings yet our intuition is our inner GPS system, our spiritual antennae and once we start to trust our intuition and listen to our gut feelings, we work from our instinctual nature and in tandem with our logical side.
Our intuition is our greatest ally in walking the path of life.
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