Signs From the Universe or Coincidence?

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Signs pop up everywhere. 


Think about all of the signs you naturally see on your daily commute.


  • A stop sign


  • Advertisement for a restaurant


  • Old, weathered sign for the relocated business


  • Universities or schools with their mascot displayed


Often you pass without a second thought. However, today something caught your attention.


It’s always been there.


It became an intuitive sign when you noticed and had that pause.


Probably only lasted a nano-second. Had you blinked, you would’ve missed it.


But. You didn’t miss it.


You noticed it.


You’ve heard “timing is everything.” You had to be at the right place, at the right time. You had to notice and identify the object of your attention. You were already intuitively connecting!



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Want confidence that your sign is for you?


Here are 3 easy ways to KNOW if your sign is from the

Universe or just a plain ol’ coincidence!

(psst. NOT a coincidence)

1) Recognize it’s a sign.

Is the same sign suddenly appearing and reappearing?


A sign can be numbers, phrases or message repeated frequently.


When you see or observe something once and you intuitively feel that was a message for you ask your angels to send confirmation.


Stay alert. You’ll experience additional references. You can also do the Fearless Formula for confirmation. 


As each message appears, thank the Universe and angels for the insight.



2) Interpreting the signs from the Universe.


Once you’ve encountered the message over and over, you’ve concluded this sign was for you. Now what?!


What were you thinking about when you first noticed the sign? Maybe you were distracted and really can’t answer. That’s totally fine.


What is going on in your life? What’s happening? There’s something you wanted guidance on. What could it possibly be?


Angels and the Universe have answered.


Next, blend your intuition and common sense.


For example, you’re worried about money and then the same numbers keep coming to you. (for example – 8:26)


  • You keep seeing the same number on your clock.


  • The license plate in front of you has that number.


  • The office you’re going to has the number in its address.


No need to scratch your head in bewilderment.


It’s a sign.


You can choose to ignore the numbers meaning something, or you can discover what the numbers mean. (I really like Angel Numbers by Doreen Virtue and Lynnette Brown.) 

What’s your association or knowingness about each number? Did it have special meaning growing up? Do any of the numbers have a unique connection? Or what is your belief about each number?


My belief about the numbers would be…

8 – financial abundance

2 – partnership

6 – material gains

Common sense would say this is a positive message. Rest assured and above all – STOP STRESSING!




3) Trust the Intuitive Experience.


“Coincidence is the word we use when we can’t see the levers and pulleys.”

– Emma Bull

Things happened.


Signs appeared.


It’s up to you to choose.


Do you want to believe it was Divine timing? Divine guidance? Or would you rather doubt the significance and message?


Next time, you were just wondering about guidance and a song comes on seemingly holding the answer, it’s up to you if you want to apply or dismiss.


You’ll have to trust your intuition on this one.


As Paulo Coelho, author of The Alchemist says, “Coincidence is the language of the stars. For something to happen, so many forces have to be put into action.”





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Trish Mckinnley is a well-respected intuitive manifesting expert, spiritual teacher, author and speaker. She shows people how to strengthen their own intuitive gifts in order to become manifesting magnets! By drawing on the Forgotten Tools of the Universe you will discover so many incredible ways that the natural world supports us all, and helps take us from stress to success!
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