In recent history, human beings have widely pledged allegiance to outside authorities – doctor, religion, government and society. A reemerging consciousness now directs us back to the ‘God’ within, validating our intuitive knowing and our preferences to guide us toward the situations that will grow us and provide us with the greatest opportunities to offer our gifts.
Navigating through life via the north star that resides within our own chest has its obvious pitfalls, however. We can easily be set off course by desires expressed from distorted aspects of the self.
How can we know the difference between the true longings of the soul and those that lead us in directions that drain our life force? Discerning this is analogous to knowing the difference between genuine hunger and craving.
It is helpful to trace desire back to its source, asking which part of the self has given birth to it. Is it the one who is/has never enough, or the one who comes replete with offerings, who creates because it is her inherent nature, her purpose, her contract with life?
Desire is a prerequisite for the creative process and an impulse that gets transmitted to us through the emotional body. This is our built in guidance system, a way that the dimension of self that exists in non-physical reality can communicate with the human self that walks the
By becoming keen observers of both our creative and destructive desires, we refine our awareness and can consciously choose to explore ego’s craving, or allow the force of our essential nature to lead us in the creation of our lives.