The universe is always speaking to you. The problem is that you are using your head and are looking for logical and linear solutions. The universe is not linear and sometimes it just isn't logical. So, stop looking for a logical and linear answer.
Focus on a problem you don't have an answer for.
Open your favorite book and flip to page 25 for a message.
Are you really stuck? Walk through a book store and see what book(s) jump out at you. I'm betting you walk out of the book store with your answer.