On the way to the bus stop yesterday, I started thinking about a friend who lives in the neighbourhood. She usually walks her children to the local school. I haven't seen her for a while as the kids have been on holidays. Now that the kids are back in school, I wondered if I would see her. I couldn't remember her name. It's a lovely but unusual name. I asked myself what her name was but all I got was that it started with an E.
When I got to the bus stop, my friend and her husband were waiting there. We even caught the same bus and we had a nice chat. I didn't ask her name. I figured I would remember. A name popped up which sounded like it but something told me it wasn't right.
This morning, I thought of my friend again and I imagined her standing in front of me. I then told her that I've been racking my brain to recall her name and asked her what her name was. I listened for her name but I got nothing.
A few minutes later, as I was walking down this road, I saw my friend walking towards me. After we hugged, I said to her: "I've been racking my brain trying to remember your name. Remind me of your name again?"
She told me and it did start with an E.
I wonder why my Inner Voice didn't just tell me her name? Maybe, my Inner Voice was teaching me how to get the answer by visualising it in front of me.
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