Acuteness of judgement or understanding is how dictionary.com defines discernment. Being extremely sensitive to the people, situations and thought patterns in my life was not something I did. However, as we become more self-aware to heal, this concept becomes very important, indeed. This is a high vibrational frequency and when you use acute awareness and understanding about people and situations around you, you are able to keep yourself safe in those people and situations that are for you.
We have to acutely judge:
where we spend our time
who we spend our time with
what we think: negatively, positively
our thought patterns
what is important to us
who is beneficial in our lives vs. who is not
why we do the things we do
why we allow situations to continue
how we interact with people: to pleasing or to critical
how we feel about ourselves vs. others
how we allow people and situations to continue: good or bad
when it is time to end a situation or a relationship
when it is time to fight for a situation or a relationship
And many more….as you become aware of what has lead you into a Desperate Despair situation, you will have to learn how to be discerning as you move forward as to not repeat old patterns and self-sabotaging ways.
Self-awareness leads to trusting yourself to make the best decision every time.
The second way in which “discerning” came into my awareness was in my connection to Spirit or psychic ability. Was I hearing, feeling, knowing what Spirit was bringing me or was I allowing my Ego self-talk to influence me?
When we are letting our fears dictate our emotions and actions that is when we are fighting to have or receive the things we want and our thoughts run away with negative self-talk and self-sabotaging actions. The ego is always going to keep you “playing small” or in your comfort zone. The easy choice.
Spirit’s message, knowing you know, but not how you know, or hearing a thought, or having a feeling about a situation or person/relationship that comes from the heart is the message from spirit. It is subtle and can be missed, ignored or pushed aside because it is subtle and the fear-based thought is easier.
Spirit is ALWAYS bringing you to what is for you. Not the easy choice. Always the choice that will lead out of your comfort zone that feels exciting with a hint of scary. Being discerning in this instance will help you to know the difference. Take your time and practice with the little messages at first. The more you show spirit that you trust and act on their guidance the more they will give you, and it will be on bigger Leaps of Faith or inspiration for your life purpose.
So whether you are wanting better people and situations in your life or a deeper connection with spirit, your higher self or the Universe (God), being discerning about who and what is in your life will be instrumental in allowing in what you want versus accepting any old thing that ultimately drains you and keeps you down.
It is your choice.
Blessings, M xo