Category Archives: intuition
Each step has a way of preparing us for the next step. The journey reveals the destination. Don’t pretend you know where you’re going to end up. Instead, listen for the direction in which you’re being nudged. Today. Take that step.
Then, tomorrow, take that step again.
– Dr. Kelly Flanagan, 5 Essential Life Lessons…
I have always known that at last I would take this road, but yesterday I did not know that it would be today.
As a [person’s] real power grows and knowledge widens, ever the way he can follow grows narrower; until at last he chooses nothing, but does only and wholly what he must do.
– Ursula LeGuin, Earthsea Trilogy
In all honesty, when my body and spirit are so irrevocably moved, called to do something, what matter does it make what the outside world chooses to call it.
…only when we are silent can we begin to hear the voice that is truly our own – what the Quakers call “the still small voice within”… The source of this voice – which may be without sound, and yet is heard – is called be many different names: the inner guide, guardian angel, spirit guide, the collective unconscious, or just plain intuition. Actually all of us hear the whisperings of this voice every single day of our lives, but many ignore it.
– Rick Fields et al, Chop Wood, Carry Water
…intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life, where the histories of all people are connected, and we are able to know everything, because it’s all written there.
– Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
To find in ourselves what makes life worth living is risky business, for it means that once we know we must seek it. It also means that without it life will be valueless.
– Marsha Sinctar, Ordinary People as Monks and Mystics