Other Religions New Age / Metaphysical Listening to Your Guiding Whispers The Secret Wisdom of the Inner Voice Share Flipboard Email Print Inner Guidance. peopleimages.com / Getty Images New Age / Metaphysical Holistic Healing Divination Chakra Balancing Reiki Crystal Therapy By Dr. John Demartini is the author of The Heart of Love: How to Go Beyond Fantasy to Find True Relationship Fulfillment. our editorial process Dr. John Demartini Updated January 30, 2020 You can build great wisdom and genius by spending time each day in grateful communion with your inner voice. Definition of Inner Voice: listening to your inner voice, known as clairaudience is a form of intuiting inspirational information. Inner voice messages can come from a variety of sources including angels, your soul or higher self, spirit guides, plant devas, and animal totems. What better way of creating a more fulfilling life than by mastering the art of tuning into your most inspired and ingenious self, your inner voice? This voice is your guide of all guides to a life of greatness. You cannot attune to this inspiring voice without living a more inspiring life. Genius, creativity, and a silent power emerge from your heart and mind the moment you do. The secret of tuning in to its magnificent messages is having a heart filled with gratitude. When your heart is opened wide with gratitude your inner voice becomes loud and clear, and your most life expanding messages enter into your mind with ease. If your heart is filled with gratitude, it is almost impossible to stop your inner voice from speaking clearly and profoundly. Many great spiritual revelations and mental attributes are suddenly birthed from within you when your voice on the inside becomes louder than the many voices or opinions on the outside. The immortal masters of life have been those who have mastered the ability to attune to their great inner voices. Those great beings that mastered this talent left their marks in history. From Christ, who listened to his heavenly Father, to Dante, who listened to Beatrice, to Walt Whitman and many others who listened to their guiding whisper, all have impacted humanity with the resultant immortal expressions of their inner voice. Expanding Your Wisdom As your voice on the inside grows in clarity and strength so will your inspiration when you listen. Begin to attune to that inspiring station from within. Listen as it guides you to new levels of creativity and operation. Your inner voice will put few or no limits on your life. Only the many outer voices of others who allow them selves to live a life of mediocrity will do so. Decide now to expand your wisdom and fulfillment through such careful listening. Follow the steps below and commune with this wise inner guide. It will help you create a greater contribution to others and possibly even a legacy. Steps for Communing with Your Inner Guidance Stand relaxed with your hands loosely at your side.Take a few deep breaths. Inhale and exhale through the nose slowly.Tilt your head up 30 degrees.Turn your eyes up another 30 degrees, until you are looking forward and upward.Close your eyelids and let them become relaxed.Think about something or someone you are truly and deeply grateful for.Keep thinking and thanking until you feel your heart has truly opened up and you have even experienced a tear of inspiration.Upon attaining a grateful state, now ask your inner voice for any guiding message. Ask, “Inner voice do you have a message for me at this moment?”When you are grateful enough and you ask for a message a message will clearly come.Write this message down. If your message does not become immediately and clearly revealed, repeat steps 6 through 10 until it does. When you are truly grateful you will receive amazing and inspiring inner messages. These messages will be more powerful than might at first be apparent. The master, the genius, is the one who listens carefully. When you are grateful and your heart becomes opened, you will have revealed before your mind, the inner message you would love to fulfill. These priceless gems of guiding revelation will assist you in living a life of greatness. Following Your Inspirations and Intuitions Be sure to act on your inspirations as soon as possible. When you don’t follow the inspirations and intuitions of your inner voice promptly you can begin to emotionally beat your self up. This is not terrible though for it is simply part of the grand and magnificent design of conscious evolution. It is a blessing for it assures that no matter what happens, you will eventually learn and gradually or immediately unfold your inner spiritual mission, talent, and destiny. Life events will at times force you to listen to that wise voice within. The inspired beings throughout history learned to follow it. Those who have ignored it have passed by many opportunities it could have provided. Listening to Your Inner Voice is Not Insanity For decades many psychologist have considered individuals who have heard their inner voices as bordering on the edge of sanity. But, if you look carefully at the many great spiritual leaders, scientists, artists, musicians and social leaders, they regularly listened to their inner voices. They gratefully awakened this special inner communion regularly. The great philosophers have stated that they would rather have the whole world against them than their own inner soul. Today, you have an opportunity for expanding your greatness. When your wise and masterful voice on the inside becomes greater than the many little voices on the outside a life of great fulfillment, wisdom and genius can become yours.