The Common Human Experience

It occurred to me when reading a comment to the last blog post that we all have the same experiences and same emotions.  We all go through various, similar states of joy, pain, love, excitement, worry... We just go through them at different moments in our lives (or in past lives). The Minor Arcana of the deck of Tarot cards represent different human emotions. 56 of these cards represent all human emotions that have ever existed throughout time (the Minor Arcana cards reversed can bring about 112).  That's 112 emotions that all human beings experience during our lives.  That means that we can all relate almost perfectly to each other and understand each other, since we all know what various emotions feel like.  This might be why when we watch a really sad movie, or hear about a tragedy that has happened, we often cry, especially if we can relate more personally. While we don't like to feel sad, it is actually a beautiful thing that we can empathize on that level with other human beings.  Some people are natural empaths and actually experience the emotions of others unwittingly on a very deep level (several weeks ago I felt the deep sadness of a stranger I was telling a story to).  Empaths need to protect themselves from too many emotions overwhelming their energy bodies.

We are all connected through our emotions, through our energy, through our thoughts.  We could communicate telepathically (once again) if we opened ourselves up to it. We are in separate bodies, but our consciousness is one.  Some might call this the Universal Life Force, or God, that lives within each of us.

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Rachel White

A spiritual counselor, intuitive coach and writer, Rachel Horton White founded Soulful Work Intuitive Consulting in January 2016 to support those searching for true purpose and fulfillment in their lives. Along with individual coaching, Rachel shares in the world a podcast of interviews with inspirational figures and guided meditations, a blog of musings, workshops with private groups and in workplaces, and interactive online courses. She taught American Government at a local community college in Portland, Maine, and was an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teacher in Guadalajara, Mexico. With a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Wellesley College and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Georgia, Rachel claims her true education came from studying abroad in Dakar, Senegal in college. Rachel is also an amateur dream analyzer, piano player, traveler, outdoor enthusiast, Tarot reader, yogi, writer/painter-of-sorts. Her most important and blessed roles of all came in her early 30s, as wife to an incredible man and mother, guide and pal to two energetic, bright-eyed, young children in Portland, Maine. A spiritual counselor, intuitive coach and writer, Rachel Horton White founded Soulful Work Intuitive Consulting in January 2016 to support those searching for true purpose and fulfillment in their lives. Along with individual coaching, Rachel shares in the world a podcast of interviews with inspirational figures and guided meditations, a blog of musings, workshops with private groups and in workplaces, and interactive online courses. She taught American Government at a local community college in Portland, Maine, and was an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teacher in Guadalajara, Mexico. With a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Wellesley College and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Georgia, Rachel claims her true education came from studying abroad in Dakar, Senegal in college. Rachel is also an amateur dream analyzer, piano player, traveler, outdoor enthusiast, Tarot reader, yogi, writer/painter-of-sorts. Her most important and blessed roles of all came in her early 30s, as wife to an incredible man and mother, guide and pal to two energetic, bright-eyed, young children in Portland, Maine.