Chris Grosso – The Indie Spiritualist – Ep. 93 – Lissa Rankin

Lissa Rankin

Chris speaks with bestselling author Lissa Rankin about her book, The Daily Flame, and the process of connecting to and trusting your Inner Pilot Light.

Lissa Rankin, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Daily FlameMind Over Medicine, The Fear Cure, and The Anatomy of a Calling, is a physician, speaker, and mystic. Visit for information on Lissa’s online courses and to sign up for her newsletter, The Daily Flame. Head to for her blog and information about upcoming events.

The Daily Flame

Chris introduces Lissa and shares how important she has been in his life. They talk about her latest book, The Daily Flame, and Lissa reflects on how some of the events from her past led her to becoming an accidental author.

“At some point I realized that whatever was coming through, although it felt extremely personal for me, was tapped into some sort of universal wisdom.” – Lissa Rankin 

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Inner Pilot Light (22:27)

Chris asks Lissa to talk about her concept of the Inner Pilot Light, and how you can develop a relationship with it. Lissa offers a few practices she has found extremely helpful on her journey of connecting to her Inner Pilot Light.

“In theological terms, we might call the Inner Pilot Light the Divine Feminine.” – Lissa Rankin

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Discerning Wisdom (38:00)

Chris shares a story about trusting his own Inner Pilot Light, but wonders if there’s anyway to discern if that voice is genuine in wanting to help. Lissa offers some questions to ask that can help with this discernment process. She ends the show by reading one of the “love letters” from The Daily Flame

“If your mind loves it, it’s probably not your Inner Pilot Light.” – Lissa Rankin

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