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“It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea; I work with it and rely on it. It’s my partner.” ~Dr. Jonas Salk
Jonas Salk slept with a spiral bound notebook and pen next to his bed each night so that when he was awakened by his intuition in the middle of the night he was prepared for his “night writing.” He called it an altered state of consciousness—a twilight state of half sleep and half consciousness—when he began transcribing messages from what he described as the “life force” or “cosmic consciousness”…what some call God. Salk also called it “the voice of evolution” speaking through him.
I believe we all have the ability to tap into this cosmic consciousness. But for most of us, it takes practice. One way I like to practice is by posing a question to cosmic consciousness in writing. Then I’ll ask, “What would you have me know about this?” I write everything and anything that comes through my hand—and I mean everything. For example, the very first time I did this about five years ago, and the answers started streaming through me, I asked, “Is this information coming from you, or am I making it up?” The response that came through my pen was, “What does it matter? Is the information valuable?” It was valuable…and hard to argue with the answer!
What are your experiences with intuition? How do you practice?
Please share your thoughts, insights and questions below. Your participation provides wisdom that all can benefit from. Thank you!
Denise Yamada © 4/2011