Two things I have learned in my life:
1. If you have to ask the question, the answer is no.
2. If you don’t know what to do, it’s not yet time to make a decision.
In my younger days I, like many others, sought the advice of psychics, tarot readers, palmists, past life regressionists, spiritual advisers. I desperately wanted to be told what to do. Should I stay with this guy? Would that other one ever love me? Would I ever get a job that I wanted?
Now I’m the adviser that people come to with these questions. “I am not a fortune teller,” I warn them. “I can’t tell you when you will meet your soulmate and frankly, no one can. That’s not how this works.” Yet still their hearts are yearning for the answers to their questions. What we often don’t realize is that those answers are given from within but very few of us really trust our own inner voice.
The woman who wants to leave her husband but is afraid to lose the security of her marriage knows in her heart what to do, but her head is arguing with her. Still, the voice in her heart drives her and she asks counselor after counselor, should I leave my husband? Counselors all tell her different things because no such person can or should answer this question. Decisions are part of the process of our life: we’re given free will so that we can make a choice at every moment. I truly believe that there are no mistakes in life; each doorway opens to […]