A true soul mate brings out our authentic self. There are no charades, no hiding behind illusions; but the veils come off as our authentic self emerges, allowing us to see our truth. When looking at a soul mate, they act as a mirror for us. We begin to see their traits that we are drawn to in ourselves. A look inward reveals freedom and the light of our soul. This is empowering and joyful.
In this context, this does not refer to a romantic partner, but a spirit guide or earth angel if you will. Although a romantic partner can, and many times is, also a soul mate; I believe we can have more than one soul mate. Since I feel they are merely souls from our heavenly soul-group, we can have more than one if we are open to it. They are souls that we immediately are drawn to and that bring us into our divine. I've been blessed with a small few.
I cannot say I remember the exact first meeting in great detail I had with a woman that changed the course of my life in such enriching powerful ways, but I remember the conversations exchanged with several of my friends and new acquaintances that drew me to the meeting. I also remember the feelings I had in the days to follow and the magnetic pulling I had to make her acquaintance again.
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Upon reflecting on what my soul mate and friend has done for me personally, it is apparent how pivotal her presence in my life has been. For me, I have became my true, authentic self. Although I had been on a strong spiritual path for several years, and doing lots of soul searching and growing, it was my relationship with her that helped me look within myself for guidance rather than look outside myself for answers.
The divine within me had it all. The knowing and the truth. When I was around my friend, I would be completely my true self. There were no veils, no filters, no illusions of who I was, but just me. The freedom and empowerment that yielded only made me grow as a person. I never felt anything but joy in these encounters. My bliss came from the uninhibited motion of life, the flow of higher vibrational energy.
My light shines so bright when I am around her, or even thinking of her and her beautiful soul. She has a light that beacons to all within proximity of her. Her laugh is contagious, her smile is inviting, her tears are heart wrenching, her dance is freeing, her artistry is full of positive and healing energy, her presence is divine.