“Inspired Action is any action you take based on an inside nudge.”
– Dr. Joe Vitale
I just spent four wonderful days with my son Lukas in Dunedin. On a walk around the gorgeous Dunedin Botanical Gardens, Lukas was saying he is enjoying university so much and is so busy, that he hasn’t set aside time to think about his goals in a long time. So, we started talking about the old conundrum: can one stay present in the moment and really enjoy everything that is happening now, but still have an eye on the future? And then today, I had a similar conversation with my friend Victoria, about keeping the faith and staying present, even in the face of an uncertain future. And all of this reminded me of my last post A Fine Balance. Leanna, one of the authors of the blog The League of Champions, and I were discussing trying to live in the moment and at the same time keep one’s goals in mind. And in response I wrote the post about keeping a balance between going with the flow and directing your own life; about the peace in acceptance of what is, but the empowerment in knowing what you want and being willing to go after it. And of course the importance of Paying Attention and Being Present in the moment. I think that we can be present as well as focus on what we want in the future. And as I discussed in that last post, Heart-Centered Goal Setting is one of the keys to the balancing act.
But there is another equally important key. So I decided to write a follow-up post that describes the next step in the process – Inspired Action. As Joe Vitale explains, inspired action is an action taken based on an inside nudge, based on our intuition. The 7th Tool described in my book, A Woman’s Guide to Transformation is: Uploading and Downloading from the ‘Source.’
I send up information that I want to attract to me.
I am open to inspiration from the Source that flows back to me.
We need both steps. We need to know what we want to move toward, to attract to us; and we need to be in the moment and open to the inspiration that flows back to us, urging us to take inspired action. If we pay attention throughout the day, our intuition often nudges us. And it is only by being present and paying attention to those nudges that we can then take inspired action. However, if we are not present, in the moment, we can easily miss those soft whispers from our intuition.
Here is a short clip by Esther Hicks (Abraham) about Inspired Action:
I hope you enjoy listening to Abraham. And I’d love to hear about your experience with Inspired Action.
And as always thank you for taking the time to visit, I appreciate it.