Intuition can be fun. You can play a game and experience wonderful adventures by asking yourself and committing to paying attention to your inner voice. Imagine that you can follow it, as if it were a pull, a magnet, a wave carrying you out to an adventure, perhaps a new experience.
It is not always possible or practical to follow the “pull.” You may have obligations, you may not be able to take off. The demands and obligations weigh us down so when you have an opportunity to follow that hunch, that idea, take it!
Recently I put aside my must complete list and followed the current that took me on a small, fun adventure. It didn’t seem like much. Something said that I needed to hop on the bus “now”. Really I thought, and wondered why. Asking my head to confirm what my intuition is telling me is not very useful. My experience has been that if I pay more attention to what my head says, my inner voice loses. This particular day, my intuition was victorious.
Once I made my decision to get on the bus, I quickly pulled out the bus scheduled to find out when the next bus was coming. Ten minutes. Yes, that is all the time that I had to gather my change for the bus, put on my shoes and refill my water bottle. Not much time and certainly no time to waste.
All the preparation was done within five minutes and I was out the door and walking briskly down the street to the bus stop. I got there and checked my cell phone to see how long it would be before the bus arrived. I was five minutes early if the bus was on time. I sat down on the cement bench to wait.
“Pick A Card”
Within a minute a man who looked no more than twenty something years old sat down next to me on the bench. He looked at each other and said hello. He took out a deck of cars and began shuffling them. “That looks like fun. Do you play cards often?” I asked. “I do magic tricks” he answered. “Pick a card.” I did and then put it back in the deck as he looked away. He tapped the cards and them spreading them out in a fan shape and picked out the card that i had pulled. He smiled and I said “wow.”
The bus arrived and we boarded. He let me board first and he sat down next to me and we continued to talk. Within a few minutes he told me how he learned to do magic tricks. ” It i a great way to connect with people” he said. Our interaction that day was certainly proof of this. I was about to ask him more about card tricks when he stood up and said “Nice talking with you. Have a good day.” “You too ” I said disappointed that our time was up but so happy to have met him .