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Attune Yourself To The Voice Of Spirit

Attune Yourself To The Voice Of Spirit

How do you attune yourself to the voice of spirit? Spirit is hard to listen to if you are enmeshed in your old beliefs and social conditioning, for the following reasons:

Spirit is not verbal like other thoughts in your head. It comes as insight, an “aha!” that makes you see things in a new light. Spirit doesn’t argue or try to persuade. It shows you what is real in a given situation, pure and simple.

Spirit doesn’t say “If you don’t do this, that will follow.” There are no ultimatums or threats. Spirit doesn’t communicate in terms of right and wrong. Whatever you decide to do, spirit will support you.

Spirit always makes you feel better about yourself, but it may pose choices that take courage, patience, and faith. You can’t make spirit do anything. It speaks when it wants to, but you can be sure that it will speak at the right time. Spirit never comes from anything but love.

Am I angry or anxious? Am I suspicious or doubtful? Do I feel overwhelmed by what’s going on around me? Is somebody else trying to make up my mind for me? Is my body tense or feeling discomfort? Has this happened to me before? Am I just repeating a past scenario? So I have to have things turn out a certain way? Do I feel I’m in danger?

These are signals from your ego, far removed from spirit despite the fact that we act on such signals all the time. It is in the absence of these ego signals that spirit is speaking to you. One kind of signal can’t be converted to the other. If you act on spirit you will see results that you never expected, such as these: Your fears will no longer come true. Your happiness will no longer depend on expectations. You will feel safe. You will feel loved.

As you begin to heed spirit, you can only increase in love – passion for life will appear naturally. We are like empty vessels being endlessly refilled with spirit. To be in love with someone is to share this inexhaustible flow. Love shares awareness and being; it is a silent communication that unites two people more and more in a spiritual reality unknown outside their intimacy. They have reclaimed their lives by becoming authors of their own reality.

Adapted from The Path to Love, by Deepak Chopra (Three Rivers Press, 1997).

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Deepak Chopra

Acknowledged as one of the world's greatest leaders in the field of mind body medicine, Deepak Chopra, M.D. continues to transform our understanding of the meaning of health. Chopra is known as a prolific author of over 49 books with 12 best sellers on mind-body health, quantum mechanics, spirituality, and peace. A global force in the field of human empowerment, Dr. Chopra's books have been published in more than 35 languages with more than 20 million copies in print.

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10:07AM PDT on Jul 10, 2012

It's within and with out us.

3:45PM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

Probably, I'm deaf for this

3:31AM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

Thanks for the article

7:49PM PDT on Mar 17, 2012

which?

10:54AM PST on Feb 25, 2012

Very good article.

10:38AM PST on Nov 16, 2011

Deepak always offer such insightful advice. Thank you.

8:42PM PDT on Nov 3, 2011

Wonderful advice, couldn't have come at a better time! Thank You

7:59AM PDT on Nov 2, 2011

Thanks.

8:02AM PDT on Sep 30, 2011

Get rid of all unnecessary fears and clutter, replace the space with love, freely given, without expectation of reward ... that will follow unexpectedly and often -- but not always ... don't close, try again, it gets easier with practice.

2:47AM PDT on Sep 6, 2011

"Amen" does not mean, "Bye, I'm outta here."

Maybe Higher Power has something to say.

Let "Amen" mean. "Now, I'm listening. Is there something you want to say to me?" Relax and listen.

Higher Power has been talking to anyone who will listen all the way from Genesis through Revelations.

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