Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.

β€” Shakti Gawain

The most breathtaking Shakti Gawain quotes that are little-known but priceless

The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.


In order to heal themselves, people must recognize, first, that they have an inner guidance deep within and, second, that they can trust it.


When we create something, we always create it first in a thought form.

If we are basically positive in attitude, expecting and envisioning pleasure, satisfaction and happiness, we will attract and create people, situations, and events which conform to our positive expectations.


Assertiveness is not what you do, it's who you are!


Every one of us comes into this life with lessons to learn and gifts to give.


Following our inner guidance may feel risky and frightening at first, because we are no longer playing it safe, doing what we 'should' do, pleasing others, following rules, or deferring to outside authority.


If you constantly think of illness, you eventually become ill;

if you believe yourself to be beautiful, you become so.


Whatever our individual troubles and challenges may be, it’s important to pause every now and then to appreciate all that we have, on every level. We need to literally 'count our blessings,' give thanks for them, allow ourselves to enjoy them, and relish the experience of prosperity we already have.


When we finally give up the struggle to find fulfillment "out there," we have nowhere to go but within. It is at this moment of total surrender that a new light begins to dawn.


Trusting your intuition means tuning in as deeply as you can to the energy you feel, following that energy moment to moment, trusting that it will lead you where you want to go and bring you everything you desire.


We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform to our own or other people's models, learn to be ourselves, and allow our natural channel to open.


Our life is a reflection of what we believe we deserve.

As we deepen our acceptance of and open ourselves to the Infinite love of the universe, a new power flows through us, releasing us from the bondage of our old way of life.


About Shakti Gawain

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Birthday October 16

Evil (ignorance) is like a shadow-- it has no real substance of its own, it is simply a lack of light. You cannot cause a shadow to disappear by trying to fight it, stamp on it, by railing against it, or any other form of emotional or physical resistance. In order to cause a shadow to disappear, you must shine light on it


Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you.


Anything in life that we don't accept will simply make trouble for us until we make peace with it.


Freedom and relationship are polar opposites - they both exist on the same continuum. You DO want a relationship - and you DO want freedom - what you really want is BALANCE, you want wholeness.


A painful time in our life is what I call a healing crisis.

We are letting go of something old and opening to something new.


Everything that happens to us can be looked at as a gift.

Although it's quite difficult when you're in the middle of a hard struggle with something, it's hard to see it as a gift, but in retrospect, we can almost always look back and say, "Oh, I see why I had to go through that."


Spiritual healing occurs as we begin to consciously reconnect with our essential being - the wise, loving, powerful, creative entity that we are at our core.


My willingness to be intimate with my own deep feelings creates the space for intimacy with another.


Everything in the universe wants to be loved and accepted.

Our personal work is to find the love and acceptance within ourselves.


A deadness occurs in relationships when people are no longer willing to tell each other how they really feel.


Each one of us has all the wisdom and knowledge we ever need right within us.

It is available to us through our intuitive mind, which is our connection with universal intelligence.


In order to cause a shadow to disappear, you must shine light on it.


All our relationships, especially the deep ones, stir up the deepest issues for us that we need to confront and work with.


It isn't necessary to be perfect to be a channel for the universe.

You just have to be real- be yourself. The more real, honest, and spontaneous you are, the more freely the creative force can flow through you.


When you're following your energy and doing what you want all the time, the distinction between work and play dissolves.


If we look honestly at our relationships, we can see so much about how we have created them


When I'm trusting and being myself as fully as possible, everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously.


Spirit is the essence of consciousness, the energy of the universe that creates all things. Each one of us is a part of that spirit - a divine entity. So the spirit is the higher self, the eternal being that lives within us.


Since money is energy, our financial affairs tend to reflect how our life energy is moving. When your creative energy is flowing freely, often your finances are as well. If your energy is blocked, your money does too.


Work and play can be the same. When you are following your energy and doing what you want to do all the time, the distinction between work and play dissolves. Work is no longer what you have to do, and play what you want to do. When you are doing what you love, you may work harder and produce more than ever before, because you are having fun.


That has been my personal relationship with God-a connection with the powerful, loving, wise energy in all of us, in all creation. It is the life force itself. We can all have contact with it each moment in our lives, but it takes commitment and practice. We must be willing to move through all our deepest fears, doubts, and misunderstandings.


May you be blessed with everything your heart desires.


To whatever degree you listen and follow your intuition, you become a creative channel for the higher power of the universe.


What I am actually saying is that we need to be willing to let our intuition guide us, and then be willing to follow that guidance directly and fearlessly.


You can love other people only to the degree that you've come to love and accept yourself


The universe will reward you for taking risks on its behalf.


We shouldn't ignore any guidance that comes from the mind - we should listen to our minds AND balance mental messages with intuitive messages. We need both to navigate our way through life.


My true relationship is with myself - all others are simply mirrors of it.


The more willing you are to surrender to the energy within you, the more power can flow through you.


Not being in touch with your vulnerability and not learning to own it and accept it and be comfortable with it leaves you in a position where you're liable to look at and judge other people for being vulnerable because they're reflecting that part of yourself that you're not comfortable with.


The most successful people are often very intuitive.

Consciously or unconsciously, they follow their gut feelings. Following intuition puts us in the flow - a very alive, productive, and desirable state.


The process of change does not occur on superficial levels, through mere 'positive thinking.' It involves exploring, discovering, and changing our deepest, most basic attitudes toward life.


I am convinced that life in a physical body is meant to be an ecstatic experience


There is no separation between us and God-we are divine expressions of the creative principle...there can be no real lack or scarcity; there is nothing we have to try to achieve or attract; we contain the potential for everything within us.


An affirmation is a strong, positive statement that something is already so.


Your intuition is not the same thing as your mind.

In fact, intuition is really the opposite of your mind - and you need to use BOTH in living your day-to-day life.


Individually and collectively, we are shifting from a position of fear into surrender and trust of the intuitive. The power of the feminine energy is on the rise in our world.