There are many energy beings available to assist us in our spiritual growth. Some of the groups of helpers are the Angels, the Master Teachers, and Spirit Guides. What are Spirit Guides and how do they differ from some of the other helpers?
Spirit Guides are helpers who are here to assist us to obtain information that exists in the Universe. They can be very helpful and can empower our lives greatly when we learn to acknowledge them and begin to communicate with them, allowing them to assist us in our endeavors and on our path to spiritual awakening.
Just like when we go to a vacation spot far away and are unfamiliar with the terrain, a knowledgeable tour guide is an invaluable asset to have. The tour guide knows his way around the area, knows the short cuts and the best routes to take to get there, knows the sites that most likely you will find enjoyable and that are worthwhile visiting. They have the knowledge or know-how to get information that you need to make your experience better.
Spirit Guides are like these tour guides, except they know where to access and retrieve data and information available in the Universe. Kind of like a librarian in the Great Universal Library of the Akashic Records. They know how to access all of the information or knowledge that is in these records, and can easily bring it to us. Whether or not we can always understand the information being given to us may depend on our own level of awareness and our own ability to interpret what information our Spirit Guide brings to us.
That's why it is very important to begin to dialogue with our Spirit Guides on a daily basis to begin to better understand the data that they bring us. If you ask to know something, and the data is delivered to you, but you are still uncertain how to really interpret it, ask your Spirit Guide to assist you, to make it easier to understand, to simplify it, to break it down to a level where you can get it. They will, and along the way they will begin to show you ways to heighten your ability to perceive, to enhance your own inner knowing, to help open up your own natural psychic abilities, potentially helping to lead you eventually to Self-Mastery.
To begin communicating with your Spirit Guides you will need to set aside some quiet time when you can calm your mind from all the normal day-to-day distractions. Turn off the television, the phone, and anything else that can distract you from your goal of making contact with your Spirit Guide.
Begin by doing some deep breathing. You will find that by taking slow and deliberate breaths, in and out, you will feel your energy shift. Breathe in deeply. Hold that breath in for a count of seven, then slowly exhale. If you will do a series of deep breathing like this it will greatly increase your ability to get into the right space for communicating with your Spirit Guide.
Now silently say a prayer. Ask for protection and ask for guidance. Ask humbly that your Spirit Guide begin to communicate with you. Use words like “please" and “thank you".
When you ask humbly and sincerely, you will find success. If you are unsure if you are getting anywhere, just be patient, and give thanks. Ask your Spirit Guide to show you a sign, or ask them to give you their name, or to send you a message.
Sometimes you will get an immediate response. Sometimes it takes longer to recognize the messages you are getting. Don't give up. Just keep asking every day and you will soon find that guidance is being given to you.
You might start to experience a series of coincidences. That is really your Spirit Guide trying to communicate with you. Pay attention to those coincidences. You will soon be able to notice small signs along the way as you go about your daily routine. That is spirit communicating with you.
Spirit Guides differ in purpose from Angels and Master Teachers in that Spirit Guides help assist us to obtain, perceive and interpret data and knowledge. Angels assist us by bringing us protection, healing and transformational energies. Master Teachers transfer knowledge of the Higher Laws and Mysteries, bringing illumination and profound wisdom.
Copyright © 2005 Sherry Sims
Sherry Sims has spent the last 20 years assisting people as a professional psychic, intuitive counselor, energy healer and teacher. Helping people to resolve personal and relationship issues has been at the core of her work. She gently assists her clients to accept their true power which allows them to begin taking control of their lives through healing, awareness, and self-love.
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