Do weather forecasts matter?
The wind picked up outside my apartment earlier and I checked on the weather radar website and it confirmed what I already knew, a storm was over us.
I was not planning on leaving the house, I had no leaks in my apartment, I did not really need to know the information I looked up on the internet, because it changed nothing about my present condition.
Spiritual teachers say all the truths which matter are there, if we pause and pay attention to what is right in front of us.
All the sights, smells, sounds, tastes, energetic sensations in our body and the emotions we are feeling are trying to give us signs on the how to do the next bit of life.
The problem is that we too often reach for something outside ourselves for further validation or distraction from the truths we already know deep inside.
We do this these days with the science of technology, especially often for the most painful truths, I mean have you ever googled relationship advice, I know I have.
Our Spirit says pay attention to the present moment, Our Science says check the weather forecast.