The world is a sea of wonders and secrets. God the Almighty gives access to people on multiple levels. Humans get to unveil such wonders and secrets through natural inclination, senses, intellect and revelation. Everyone has the means to explore the world in its wonders and secrets using the first three means mentioned above, but revelation is only through whomever God (SW) chooses.
Most of us think of prophets and messengers whenever we hear the word revelation. But in the Quran we read that the term Wahii or revelation was used in reference to angels, bees, and even regular people like the mother of Musa. In the Sunnah, the prophet (SAAW) spoke about people God speaks to! “If any were to be among my Ummah, it would be Omar.”