Inner Teacher

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Every person has access to an inner source of truth, named in various wisdom traditions as identity, true self, heart, spirit or soul. This inner teacher is a source of guidance and strength that helps us find our way through life’s complexities and challenges.

There is a voice inside of you
That whispers all day long,
“I feel this is right for me,
I know that this is wrong.”
No teacher, preacher, parent, friend
Or wise man can decide
What’s right for you–just listen to
The voice that speaks inside.” 
Shel Silverstein

“And the criterion is within you – not in bibles, not in the koran, not in the gita. The criterion is in your feeling, your existential feeling. So whatsoever the feeling says, you move with it. Sometimes it gives you great insecurity. Say okay to that. Sometimes it leads you into deep pain; say okay to that. Trust that wherever it is leading must be meaningful and significant to your growth.” 
Osho

 

Synonyms:
conscience
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