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I adore the Wishcasting Wednesday prompts posed by Jamie Ridler. She has a way of getting me to think in a way that cuts right to the heart of things. This week she asks, "What sign do you wish for?"

I am making changes. I'm deciding on the next phase of my life and work and, really, my life work.

The universe has given me little signs and nudges over the past few months that seem to say, "Yes. Keep going. You are on the right track."

I wish for those signs to continue. The little encouragements. The magic of synchronicity.

I also wish for signs of my next steps. I've come to realize we don't always know our full path right away. Sometimes it's more like finding our way through a dark forest with only a flashlight. We can see the step directly in front of us and when we move into it, we see the next step.

That's what I wish for. A sign to help me recognize the next step. Then another. And another.

I'll keep shining my flashlight. I'll keep moving forward a little at a time. I'm just asking for a sign that says, "this way."

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  1. It seems to me that much of the time, life is like walking a tight rope in the dark. I can't see what's coming next, so I just hope that I put my foot down in the right place. Those little nudges of synchronicity are about the most I ever get, letting me know I'm headed in the right direction. And if I misunderstand what the universe it trying to tell me and head in the wrong direction, likely I'll learn something there, too, so I don't worry about it too much any more.

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  2. Yes... keep going. As you wish for yourself, so also I wish for you.

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  3. As you wish for yourself, so I wish for you also.
    blessings
    ~*~

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  4. Those little signs are so critical to persistence, aren't they?

    As you wish for yourself, so I wish for you too.

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  5. That's a great philosophy, Liv. You're right. We usually learn something no matter what.

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  6. "Sometimes it’s more like finding our way through a dark forest with only a flashlight." Absolutely! As you wish for yourself, so I wish for you also.

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  7. […] wishcasting prompt this week was about signs. Signs are great, but sometimes if we are looking too hard, we see what we want to see. It might […]

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