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For many spiritual thinkers, finding an outlet to share wisdom and express their philosophy is essential to the life they intend to live.
Their outlet is even more meaningful if they can make a living from it, but many who choose this lifestyle are initially unaware of the dedication required.
Writing is my preferred outlet, and despite that I made this choice years ago, I’m finally starting to see that dedication is unavoidable.
This isn’t a bad thing, and in fact, it’s exactly what I wanted when I decided to be a writer. I have a lot of work ahead of me, but it’s the work I’m here to do.
The Perfect Outlet
Writing is the perfect outlet for me because I enjoy self-expression and in a time like this, there’s plenty to write about.
The long periods of silence and stillness it requires, as well as the intuitive voice for which dedicated writers can become a channel, liken it to a powerful form of meditation that you can share with others.
I recently came across a quote about the writing lifestyle as a kind of religion.
For the author, writing was a spiritual outlet in which she poured all of her energy. She expressed that this religious-like devotion is essential for anyone dedicated to any creative outlet, and she (as well as others like her) approach writing the same way nuns or monks approach their faith.
I didn’t quite realize it until I read the quote, but this is exactly how I intend to live. I find the missing piece to my puzzle in the act of writing, because love is my religion and creative work is a result of the expression of love.
Writing and the Higher Self
When I feel deep down that something’s missing, it’s usually because I haven’t written that day. It doesn’t feel too great.
I’ve talked with other writer friends who feel like something’s missing when they’re unable to write for extended periods of time, which confirmed that I’m not the only one to experience this type of discomfort.
In my mind it’s because this outlet, like music for musicians or sports for athletes, connects us on a mental and spiritual level with the enlightened aspect of our subconscious known as the higher self. Through the intuition, in enhances any skill we devote ourselves to.
Even athletes can (and do) maintain this intuitive connection, which, along with the skills they’ve acquired throughout life, boosts their ability.
I think this is especially true for creative work like writing or music, but it’s applicable to pretty much any area of life.
This is why an emphasis is sometimes put on intuition in corporate environments; it’s as if a higher power is being hinted at, which can inspire the perfect ideas to drive up sales.
The intuitive power of the higher self can be utilized at any job, but writing has become my most fruitful path to its inspiration and the ideas it supplies in abundance.
Again, a basically religious level of devotion is often involved if you want to get the most out of it.
Worry not if that sounds harsh, because the time and energy spent are well worth it.
Writing Akin to Channeling
For a writer, nothing feels better than a steady flow of ideas. It’s as if I’m connecting with the higher self and inviting it to express itself in a real, literal, tangible or at least readable sense for others to enjoy later.
I’ve always felt that writing is akin to channeling the higher self. The more open I am during the writing process, the more ideas come through.
Connecting with this force known as the higher self can be difficult at first, but once the connection is made, you can be inundated with ideas that you might actually struggle to keep up with.
All you can do is try your best to keep up and be thankful to Source for the seemingly sudden flow of inspiration. Once the intuitive connection is made, you’ll see that it’s been waiting to spill out of you and all it required was your willingness to be open to it.
What Frequency Are You On?
This openness in mind and heart invites the higher self to share wisdom and guidance through the pathway known as the intuition, bringing an understanding of the power of the human mind as a receiver for different types of frequencies.
When you watch television or listen to the radio, you receive and subsequently emit the frequency from which it’s broadcasted. Its content determines its frequency, and whether it’s higher or lower, we emit the frequency naturally.
This one of the great secrets: the human mind is like a radio broadcasting different frequencies and stations based on what we expose it to.
When we realize this, we can broadcast a positive frequency by listening to uplifting music or watching something educational in the social, scientific or philosophical sense rather than something intended to dumb down its audience.
Now that I understand the importance of dedication, I’m pushing myself to write more than ever. I notice already that I feel better and somewhat more self-aware.
Writing feels great whether it’s done for ten minutes or three hours, but lately, I’d rather shoot for the latter. For me, writing is no longer a hobby. It’s my passion, and therefore, it’s my life.
This level of dedication is already paying off, as I feel more enriched and willing to sit at the computer and hammer away at the keyboard with ideas inspired from a higher source on subjects often shunned by society.
Like other outlets, writing gives you the freedom to be who you truly are. I suppose this is why I’ve chosen it, and you can expect much more in the months ahead.
By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness, September 24, 2016 – http://wp.me/p1Fiwj-gYt