Spiritual Growth and Your Intuitive Self - November 2022

Developing Trust, Discernment and Persistence...

By Emily Matweow

Emily Matweow

Spiritual Growth and Your Intuitive Self – Developing Trust, Discernment and Persistence

All relationships engage us with aspects of ourselves that we are typically unaware of. A relationship with your intuitive self is one of the rewards introduced by emerging and evolving spiritual growth.

When you increase your awareness of what the possibilities are for intuitive knowing and then identify how you process information, you begin to exercise and develop not only your intuition but also your relationship with your intuitive self.

Our intuitive self is comprised entirely of intuitive knowledge and abilities. This non-rational self is the dimension of our physical (rational) self where all of the gifts of the sixth sense are rooted. What is not commonly assumed is that our intuitive self, the part of us that does the “knowing,” uses the best blend of all six senses’ knowledge and abilities. The intuitive self is a comprehensive other self. Both rational and non-rational selves are fully capable of having relationships with each other and with other rational and non-rational selves.

The rational is sensible, sane, and lucid. It demonstrates sound judgment and good sense and is characterized by reason. Rationality has tangible boundaries and definitions that conform to the five physical senses of sight, hearing, taste, smell, and touch. The non-rational is sensible, sane, and lucid but because its understandings are contrary to commonly accepted reason and rationality, it may be considered senseless, illogical, and absurd. Non-rationality could be defined by rational boundaries that use definitions born of mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical roots to produce, for example, senses of sight, hearing, taste, smell, touch, knowing, feeling, empathy of emotion, attitude or ailment, telepathy, and channeling.

Developing a functional relationship between the rational and non-rational selves supports living the life of quality and dignity you choose with the most supportive best friend imaginable – your intuitive self. Defining a relationship with your intuitive self begins by becoming aware of, and then practicing, trust, discernment and persistence.

Trust in a relationship means to believe, with confidence, that your expectations for integrity, honesty, and truth will always be met. Trust is built upon shared experiences or as the result of actions and results in a stable relationship. Where there is trust, there is love. As you learn to trust your intuitive self, your self-love develops as you accept the truth of your abilities and their strengths and weaknesses. Integrity becomes significant in a trusting relationship; it suggests dependability and is best when motivated by love.

Trust in your relationship with your intuitive self means growing to confidently believe what your intuition communicates to you in each situation. It is a process by which you learn to understand that your intuitive self is wholly reliable and consistently providing supportive information. The trick is to discern the “how” and the “what” of this support. Once you are comfortable persistently asking for the support and aware of its persistence in appearing, you will need to discern what your best response is.

Discernment in a relationship means the exercise of keen insight, judgment, and perception wisely tempered with understanding. Healthy discernment entails honesty and responsibility. Poor discernment results in consequences that are either missed opportunities or less than optimum choices. Consequences can be the result of not trusting the intuitive self. Learning discernment is vital in terms of the choices we make relative to trust, perspective, and attitude.

By becoming conscious of our attitudes, definitions, and perspectives, we can start to discern what works for us and how to engage it repeatedly. We can start making choices about whether our rational view of life is serving us sufficiently or if we would also like to take advantage of our non-rational perspectives by working with our intuitive self. Learning how our intuitive self communicates with us and adapting this to our benefit promotes a healthy relationship for our rational and non-rational selves.

As your spiritual growth increases your awareness of the possibilities for intuitive knowing increase.  You begin to exercise and develop both your intuition and your relationship with your intuitive self. Continued spiritual growth transforms your intuitive knowing and results in growing awareness and engagement of trust, discernment and persistence as applied to your relationship with your intuitive self.  

Emily MatweowEmily's Bio: When the Fairy Godmother said to Cinderella, “Impossible things are happening every day” she was speaking the truth for the impact of Emily’s profound and lasting healing work. She is a master of undoing our knots, trainer of the intuitive-self, and inspiring luminary. Emily is the author of The IN Club - Consciously Evolving Your INtuition, the Intuitive Awareness Measurement, and Paiku - Insightful Daily Empowerment. Her passion lies in training people to develop their innate intuitive abilities. She is motivated to help people and businesses who are either courageous, motivated and willing enough, or jaded and desperate enough, and ready to be accountable for reaching the place where all things are possible … where the only outcome is becoming the very best they were designed to be and embodying the magic that is them. Nothing is impossible if you want it badly enough - it may not present in the time frame or manner you expect but it will always present. Emily Matweow’s quest guides her to paths of deeply rooted emotional and spiritual issues blocking overall health, on visits to the root causes of physical problems and into some of the most disabling business and personal challenges we face. - Emily Matweow Website - Email


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