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Tuesday, October 12, 2004

 

There Is More Between Heaven and Earth...

It's a little off of what I would normally post here, but I keep coming back to this story and find myself amazed by what happened. It's the recent story about the 17 year old girl who drove over her car into a ravine in Washington state. Two things are absolutely miraculous: one, that she survived (we learned today that dehydration may have saved her from dying of a blood clot in her brain); two, and the point of my post, is how she was found.
A volunteer searcher who said she had had several vivid dreams of a wooded area found the wrecked car in the trees Sunday...Hatch's parents organized a volunteer search Saturday, and that night Sha Nohr, the mother of Hatch's friend, said she had dreams of a wooded area and heard the message, "Keep going, keep going."
This absolutely amazes me, as well as inspires me because there is so much that we still do not understand about ourselves as humans and our capabilities. What would you call Sha Nohr's experience? To me, it relates to a second conception of "intuition." There is a more rational view of intuition which is the mind's ability to take various bits of information and fill in the blanks on a subconscious level. But this goes beyond rational. Another view of intuition is that it is an act of receiving information from a deeper level of reality. Deepak Chopra might say that it is communicating with the quantum level, that space which exists between physical reality and the spiritual reality of God.

Now, for the wild leap...how does this alternative view of intuition fit into how leaders operate within organizations? Is it possible for companies to entertain the spiritual dimension of intuition and use it to energize their cultures? What are the thoughts out there?


Categories: c.Living; c.Organizations; c.Spirit


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