“Follow your heart, but be quiet for a while first. Ask questions, then feel the answer. Learn to trust your heart.”
“But be quiet a while first…” This is often the most challenging part of discerning answers and enabling a journey to trust our own hearts. There is nothing in our world today that facilitates quiet time of any real significance.
Disconnecting and giving yourself the space necessary to hear the answers in your heart requires highly intentional and disciplined practices. It is far too easy to numb ourselves with all manner of distractions and, in the process, destroy our ability to hear anything our heart might be trying to tell us.
It’s quite simple. If you want to hear, you have to turn off all the noise…