The Universe Leaves Breadcrumbs?

At 3:00 this morning, I awoke with a start. I checked my phone and rolled back over – 3am? Not getting up. As I closed my eyes, eager for more sleep, I realized that I had a song stuck in my head.

It was one I hadn’t heard in ages – Phil Collins’ version of “True Colors.”

I see your true colors, and that’s why I love you. So don’t be afraid to let them show, your true colors.

That part was on repeat in my mind, and as I listened, an idea struck: “It’s a message from the Universe!”

As the thought came, I felt a deep sense of recognition and acceptance. Call me crazy, but I know that was the Universe, singing me a sweet message (á la Phil Collins) as I slept.

Upon awakening later that morning, I thought of the strange event. It ceased to be so strange, though, when I realized that these random occurrences have been happening a lot lately:

  • Two days ago, after a day full of flow and joy, I received an unexpected phone call. It was from an acquaintance I made from an opportunity I passed on back in May. It was a delight to hear from him – and it sounded like the same opportunity may be resurfacing.
  • Yesterday, driving home from an errand, I saw a quote on the back window of a car: “Take control of your future. Invest in yourself. Realize your dreams.” I even drove by a second time to really capture it.
  • This morning, no sooner had I clasped my hands together and said, “Namaste,” did the phone ring. It was a company in a nearby town looking to see me for an interview…A little less than a year ago, posted by my desk in the cube farm, was my “motivation for success” poster. What was on it? A collage of pictures from said town. I wanted to move there.

Coincidences? Maybe.

I think it’s far more magical (and I’m all about the magic!) to think of these events as affirmations, signs that I’m on the right track.

When I’m “on path” – living my passion, reading, writing, meditating – these synchronicities are almost a daily occurrence! It’s like I’m following a trail, and these little events are the breadcrumbs left by the Universe.

These breadcrumbs are fueling my fire, coaxing me onward; they are, perhaps, my “Zen caffeine.”

How about you? What “signs” tell you you’re on the right track? What “breadcrumbs” have the Universe left you lately? Please…sharing is caring. ;)

Peace, love and a steaming cup of Zen,

- K

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About Kaylee

I'm Kaylee. Through the last several years, I've embarked on a journey of awakening, of striving to live a Zen-inspired life. The changes have been remarkable! My goal is to help others along their own journey by sharing my insights and experiences.
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