The Tug and the Ping

Recently I texted a colleague and said “I’ll host the video meeting.”

He wrote back a minute later and said, “I was literally about to text you to ask you if you wanted to host the meeting or if you wanted me to. That’s so weird.”

Last week I sent a text to a friend that read, “I’ll check on Samantha.”

A second after I sent the message that friend texted me, “You should check on Samantha.”

I texted a family member recently and said, “No, we’re not coming to Thanksgiving this year.”

He called me on the phone and said, “Wow, I was just thinking about you and wondering if you planned to come to Thanksgiving this year. I was going to call you later to ask but saw your text.

This is what I refer to as the tug and the ping.

We are all connected by energetic cords that tie us to the people we love and/or the people we spend the most time with. The closer you are emotionally, the stronger the energy cord between you.

When you think about something, you are sending those thoughts and energy through all your cords, and an intuitive person can pick up on those thoughts.

When you think about a specific person it’s even easier for them to know you are thinking about them. How many times have you thought about someone and then they called you out of the blue? You tugged on the cord between you and they picked up on the tug.

Now the ping is what you feel when someone is sending information or energy and you are the receiver.

So when you tug, you are the sender of the energy. When you feel a ping, you are the receiver of the energy.

The tug and the pings are happening on an unconscious level all the time. You are always broadcasting information. Some things you broadcast harder or more urgently than others, and some things have a weak signal.

An example of a weak signal is you at the grocery store trying to decide what bread to buy. Most of your friends and family won’t ever know you’re struggling with that decision.

But if you got into a car accident and you’re trapped in your car, you are going to naturally send a tug on all the cords. When my child was in danger, I got a ping that I could not ignore and got in my car to go find her even though I had no idea where she was. I just knew she was in trouble.

It’s difficult to be conscious of the tugs and the pings all the time because you are running your own life and your focus is there. But if you are in a high vibrational state, or you’re meditating, or you’re thinking about someone hard, you may be able to tune in to their broadcast.

Try it as an experiment. Sit in meditation and think about the person you love the most. Try to get an idea of how they are feeling in that moment. Are they distressed? Happy? Anxious? Calm? Then call them and see if you got it right.

You can strengthen the cords between you and other people by spending time with them, conversing with them often, sharing details about your lives, and genuinely caring about what happens to them. Then when they are in trouble, it will be a lot easier for you to get the ping.

Most of my friends are used to me reaching out to them out of the blue and “somehow” knowing what they were thinking. I get this a lot: “Stop that! Wait for me to ask the question before you answer.”

But I can’t help it sometimes. I act on what I receive; the same way I would react if I heard them speak first.

You can cultivate the ability to sense when someone is about to contact you or is thinking about you. Information appears to travel across the cords at the speed of thought, so if you’re paying attention or you know what an alert feels like, you can pick up on these thoughts before they are spoken out loud.

By the way, this is what happens when I do readings for my clients. I am tuning in to the tug from their spirit guides to grab information the client may not be receiving. It’s powerful and practical information that I can pass along.

Practice with the tug and the ping and see what happens for you.

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