Guest Author - Elleise
When we think about soulmates usually we swing from the belief there is but one truly suited individual, to the possibility we are destined among the unlucky few to carry out the remainder of our lives alone. However, when we take a peak behind the karmic curtain, we have several busy at work igniting, guidance, love and transition where we eventually find precisely what we are looking for.
When we first experience romance, the idea of true love, companionship, happiness and bliss are among many of the things we expect to find. When we don't we immediately assume we have wasted our time or that we have missed our soulmate once again. In order to appreciate the bigger picture, we should first consider the various roles in which mating souls set out to find us.
Typically, soulmates(or mating souls)are associated with blossoming romance. This is but one of many roles in which we may encounter them. Our earthly plane provides other experiences such as, parent-children relationships, teachers, co-workers, best friends, lovers, committed relationships and even rivals in which we will find them as well. Each of us has many and to boot, not all are going to fulfill a sense of joie de vivre. In fact some encounters can reveal just the opposite.
The purpose or goal of our mating souls is to complement us through avenues we have yet to explore and could not have otherwise. Whether it be pleasant, whimsical, committed or heartbreaking, each experience we have will be just
as important as the next. Even if it's 7 lbs heavier laying on the couch contemplating lint and disappointment for 3 months, still we could not have had the insight and motivation including goals and boundaries had we not experienced the disappointment to begin.
If we are specifically seeking out companionship or romance we should first take a closer look at past cycles and relationships. What do they have in common? This will be the guiding factor or blue print in which we seek out a mating soul for companionship. Do we prefer distance? Do we expect to be doted on? Are we looking for a friend as well as romance? Do we prefer someone who is unobtainable and if so why? In addition, it is vitally important to remember we will never continually experience any one singular pattern in anything. If we should temporarily, it is merely a sign we have not graduated the lesson our higher self had for us and will present itself with other contracted mating souls again and again until it has broken free.
Remember, just as we may seek out a mating soul for ourselves, we in fact are a mating soul for others. It is merely a system in which we are offered opportunity to re balance. Also, when we find discomfort with a mating soul, though we may or may not have gotten it entirely right we are granted free-will to continue or disassociate with anyone by adjusting our own role.
As we try to approach each encounter positive or negative with appreciation or healing when necessary, as always we will find through the bigger picture and all whom we encounter, our overall best interest, strength, wisdom and love.