Our card for the day Saturday, February 16th, is taken from The Romance Angels Oracle Cards by Doreen Virtue – Keep An Open Mind – “Your soul mate may differ from your usual type and expectations”. Sometimes we keep love at bay because we have certain expectations or desires in who our soul mate should be, what he/she should look like, what kind of job he/she has and so on. Many of us have a long list of attributes we are looking for in a mate. It’s time to throw out that list! I’m not saying we should lower our standards about the kind of person our soul mate should be, none of us want to end up with a complete mismatch. BUT much of what is on our list when we are looking for the perfect mate has nothing to do with who our perfect mate is in reality. Our focus should instead be on love, finding love, giving love and being in joy because that is what true love gives us, JOY. We need not be as concerned about the package love shows up in.
Speaking for myself, my own list consisted of someone being tall, dark and handsome, cliche I know. I am 5 feet 7 inches and so I wanted someone a few inches taller at least. I happen to prefer dark hair to blond and well handsome is part of the package we are sold in the fairy tales about the “handsome” prince. My soul mate is 5 feet 8 inches, bald and black. If I had seen him on the street I might have walked on by and not given him a second thought. Instead we met online and it was a little while before I actually got to see him with the exception of a fuzzy picture that he used as his profile picture on the site we met on. However who he is as a man, a person, the way I felt with him, his energy and so on, made what he looked like pretty much irrelevant. I happen to love the way he looks but that was secondary to the way he makes me feel, how I feel when I am with him.
So with that in mind, if someone shows up for you, be a little less concerned about outward appearances and more concerned with how that person makes you feel, how you feel when you are with him or her. That is what really counts when looking for our soul mate. Have a great day everyone!
Artwork taken from The Romance Angels Oracle Cards, Artist: Howard David Johnson.