The Illusive Spark of Genius Is a Virtue of Spirit, Not Intelligence.

Intelligence and genius are not the same.

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What’s in the word

The word genius is derived from the Latin gignere, to give birth or bring forth. The noun is related to the Latin verb genui, genitus, “to bring into being, create, produce.”

Genius is spiritual

The Romans might have had a better idea about the source of genius: it is not tangible. They believed that we were all born with a spirit guide that remains with us throughout our lives.

Past lives and future knowledge

Another spiritual aspect of genius is past lives, returning from the world of spirit into the physical world with all the knowledge of our other lives intact.

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Marilyn is a writer, yogi, and spiritual medium. Her favorite people are animals, especially ones that meow. She loves the ocean and hates one-use plastic.

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