You must free your mind of all distractions, you cannot focus unless you and your mind are in the present moment. It is no good thinking about what you will have for dinner, or worrying about the argument you had earlier with the next door neighbour. Let it all go, so as you can be left alone with your own thoughts.
This may seem scary for some, as not everyone is used to spending time alone with their thoughts, many of you will have busy lives, or you may be worried that if you think too much, you will open a doorway to some hidden trauma held deep within your mind. You must not worry, negative emotions, just set off a tidal wave of disconcerting thoughts. None of us wants that, the goal is to open yourself up to be inspired by something greater, whether that be your higher self, God, or a spirit guide, the mission is the same, to still your thoughts so as inspiration can flow through your mind and being.
The objective is to be able to look at life differently, to look at problems with new eyes, to move beyond the known towards the unknown. “You can only learn by moving into the unknown, you learn little if you are too afraid to move away from what you know.” It is this untapped wisdom, that we are seeking to connect with. Hence why you need to drop all prior thoughts and conceptions, so the truth will be free to visit you.
So much emphasis is put on learning this or that way to do something, the lesson can often become lost. I ask you to do the opposite, from today, you must unlearn everything that has kept you away from happiness, you must drop every attitude you hold that is negative. You must free yourself from the weight of the world, so you can once again see freely. As a child you viewed the world with innocence, most of you have lost that along the way. You must be ready to see the world again as a child in awe. How do you expect to speak to your higher self, God or a spirit guide unless you break down a few barriers first.
Did not Jesus ask people to see the world through the eyes of a child? To see everything with innocence as if for the first time. There is no greater teacher, to listen to than he. If you want to see clearly you must become childlike in your thoughts. You must become free, so you can learn to see everything as if it was for the very first time.
Pick a flower while out in the countryside, sit still and look at it closely, do not even try to guess what sort of flower it is, or even contemplate for a second that you have seen many like it before. This flower is original, the first of a kind, if you bring any preconceptions into your mind, you will not see the flower for what it is. You will just see another flower, which you have seen many of. You must learn to see things anew, you will not understand the flower, if you are too busy in your mind comparing it to what you have seen before. You will not see clearly, if you bring in any prior thought to the moment. Neither will you be able to solve a problem, if you attempt to compare it to another problem you may have had or seen in the past. You are living in the moment and you need to learn how to see things exactly as they are and for what they are or who they are.
You must learn to look from many angles, you must learn to look around the problem, so as you can gain a better perspective. In the majority you see just from one point of view, your own view. If you see a drunken man in the street, more than likely most people will just see a drunken man causing a nuisance of himself. If you want to understand, why he is drunk, learn to see things from his perspective. He may have just lost his wife, he may have been abused as a child, an not learned to let it go. He may have lost all he has to bankruptcy, or he may just like getting drunk and making a fool of himself. Who knows why he is drunk, but you will never know the truth, if you just make an instant judgement on him. Just as you have learned to look at a flower with new eyes, you must learn to look at people with innocence, or you will never know the truth about anything.
If you can let go of all preconceptions, judgements and opinions, if you can clear your mind of the past and the future, you will be left alone in your thoughts. Your mind will become still you will have made yourself into a pure channel to receive guidance. Your mind will be free to go anywhere, it will not be hindered, because you have learned to let go of everything that has held you back.
When inspiration does come, it will be pure, you will have learned to be non-judgemental, so you will be able to put the flow of wisdom to good use. You cannot be speaking to God, your higher self or a spirit guide if the words that come are tainted with anything but love. True wisdom takes no sides, it is honest and empowering, words that do not carry love at the heart of them will fall deaf ears. They will be no good to you or anyone, they must be helpful, or no one will benefit from them. Learn to be humble, you do not know it all, none of us do. The heart must unite with the mind, if you seek in the name of love, you will find what you are looking for.