Five Urban Sacred Signs To Pay Attention To

Abstract: Sacred signs and synchronisities open new doors of awareness and can provide direction and insight into ourselves and our daily lives. We often notice and recognize sacred signs in the natural world. The sighting of such things as an owl or a fox carry with them a specific meaning and message. However, sacred signs also emerge in urban environments through inanimate objects and things. This article discusses five sacred signs found in more urban environments, their meaning and how to spot them.

     At one time or another, we have all wondered if the bird at the window or the coins that we continually find are more than random circumstance. In our heart and gut we feel with certainty that someone or something is watching over us and sending us a message. A surge of energy may flow up the spine and the hair on the arms may rise with intuitive recognition. A simple sense of knowing and feelings of love and comfort often alert us to the presence of a sacred sign.

     However, all too often our awareness of sacred signs is limited to the natural world. While we may become aware of a message within the formation of a cloud, a feather or butterfly landing on our path, sacred signs and messages can also manifest through inanimate objects and things. Everything and anything in our environment can be used by a higher power and presence as a messenger. All things can reveal guidance from the unseen. If you live in a more urban or residential area where your contact with nature is limited, a higher presence and power is still present.

    The universe is both chatty and clever and has unlimited ways of communicating with us. Here are a few sacred signs that we might encounter in our everyday environment and their possible meaning.

Windows Being Cleaned
    Seeing windows being cleaned on a building can indicate a need to achieve clarity about ourselves and a situation, especially as it relates to our career, life purpose or activity with others. We may not be perceiving our true gifts and abilities. Take some time to focus on what you truly want and be true to yourself.

   Windows being cleaned may also indicate that we are not seeing another or a situation objectively. Our perception may be clouded.

    Encountering balloons may be a message to enjoy and celebrate the small things in life with a childlike sense of wonder. They may also be telling us to shed our worries and stress and rise above the troubling and mundane ups and downs of life. Happiness and good news is coming your way.

Workers on A Telephone Pole
     Encountering work being done on cable or telephone pole may be a sign of communication and the ability to understand and engage with others. This may be a message telling us that we have the innate ability to influence and impact others. It might also be message encouraging us to reach out and expand our friendships or increase networking opportunities. If you have been wondering whether to contact someone, this is a Yes sign.

Grand Opening
     Noticing a grand opening sign is a message of transformation and emergence. A new you is unfolding and ready to be expressed. It is time for your authentic self to step out into the world and share your unique and special gifts.

Moving Van
    Encountering a moving van is a sign that it is time to make a drastic change. This may have to do with our goals, desires, career or health or a relationship. This may also be a sign to change our perspective, view of reality and let go of the beliefs and thoughts that may be limiting and hindering our progress. If  thinking of moving or selling a home, this is a positive sign.

    While all things can be used to convey a message from a higher presence and power, it is important to listen within to verify whether or not what we have encountered is truly a sacred sign. The universe always responds to a request. If you have recently looked to the heavens for comfort or guidance, pay attention to the meaningful encounters or synchronisities that unexpectedly come your way. When we have a decision or choice to make or are experiencing a challenge in areas such as career, finances and relationships, sacred signs are more prevalent. In addition, if you happen upon something that seems to draw your attention or perk your interest when you are missing or thinking of another who has passed over, this may be a sign from him or her.
Trust that tingle in your heart and spontaneous knowing, if something feels like a sacred sign, it probably is.

Psychic, Medium and Medical Intuitive Sherrie Dillard is the author of Sacred Signs and Symbols: Awaken to the Messages and Synchronisities That Surround You. 

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Comment by Sherrie Dillard on June 11, 2017 at 1:55pm

Thank You Lisa Shaw

Comment by Lisa Shaw on June 10, 2017 at 11:13am

A good lesson!  Thanks. I'm forwarding this to the publishers for possible inclusion in an upcoming issue.

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