Is There Such a Thing as a Soul Mate?

“But if you are very straight with yourself, you will see that most of the things that are highly romanticized in the world actually mean nothing at all...

Life is full as it is, it does not need decorating.”


To some extent, the process of mating belongs to the body and the mind. The soul cannot mate with anything, nor does the soul need a mate because it is absolute and boundless. Only what is limited needs a mate in order feel a little better.

If you choose a mate because you want your body to feel a little better, we call that sexuality, and it can be quite beautiful. If we choose a mate because we want our minds to feel a little better, we call that companionship. If we want our emotions to feel better, we call that love.

Experiencing good physical compatibility, companionship and a strong sense of love can make your life very wonderful in many ways, but if you are willing to look at all this very carefully and sincerely, you cannot deny the limitations with which they exist and the anxiety that naturally follows such arrangements.  

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This article has been excerpted from the book "Midnights with the Mystic."

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