WITHIN THIS TOPIC ARE:
1. Building Trust in Relationships - Relationship Problems on Control
2. Thoughts on Passion
Mates (an interesting excerpt from a posting I made a few years ago)
QUANTUM AND DEPRESSION
5 of Cups .. just4fun
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Building Trust in Relationships - Relationship Problems
The element of control in a romantic relationship
is an insidious thing, and causes many relationship problems. Although, it is widely practiced by both sexes. A relationship
which truly comes from the heart cannot survive control issues and it tears away at trust. Weekly I get a variety of emails
which ask, "How can I make him/her...". "Making" someone you supposedly love do or be anything isn't part of the picture,
and in fact isn't love at all. How can you expect your partners to trust one another when is is trying to contol the other.
It's an effort to control something that one doesn't find lovable at all.
I also receive a variety of reasons
why it's acceptable to want to change a partner's actions or demeanor in some way, for their own good, of course. Since this
is a spiritually oriented site, these reasons are usually explained in terms of the unfortunate partner's lack of awareness
of the "truth". I see this perception as spiritual arrogance.
Metaphysically speaking, we are each responsible
for our own choices whether we are consciously aware of these choices or not. If we love "A" about our partner but detest
"B", that is our choice. Many years ago Terry Cole Whittacker wrote a book with a charming title, What You Think of Me is
None of My Business". We may judge the behavior of another in any way that we choose to, but spiritual law carries penalties
for trying to enforce our opinions on them. At best, our efforts to change the other rarely work. At worst, it will cause
a lot of relationship problems and the partnership may be destroyed.
There is something we can do however, which
evades these penalties. It's called an "open-ended treatment". In this sort of metaphysical treatment we connect with our
Higher Power and affirm resolution of the situation. We choose to know that the problem is resolved in whatever way is best
for everyone concerned. What is important here is to truly keep it open-ended. The highest resolution of the situation could
after all, include you releasing the need to change the other person! Perhaps there's a change waiting to happen within you
that would serve the situation much better.
This kind of metaphysical treatment provides
an overview, pulling one out of their prejudices about the matter and turns over the power to something objective and caring
about the well-being of all. If you find it difficult to do this, that is your indication that an effort to control is occurring,
and not love. Remember, you didn't choose to love a carbon copy of yourself, but a live human being with distinct needs and
wants of their own.
If you really want to lesson problems in your
relationship and build trust with your partner then let go of a need to control and find ways to be supportive of one another.
Famous Quotes: CHARACTER
"No change of circumstances can repair a defect
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By Jonathan Kraft
I make a distinction between passion of the body
and passion of the spirit, but they must coexist, and must operate within the understanding of one another.
I could never be passionate (romantically) with someone
who I did not feel love for. Love is of the spirit much more so than it is of the body. Love is primarily spiritual because
the feelings we receive with love are just beyond what our physical senses bring to us.
I can not be romantically physically passionate in
the absence of love.
I can also not be spiritually passionate towards a
cause or an aim without a demonstration to myself and to others of that passion in a physical manner.
Spiritual passion is only fully realized when accompanied
by some physical action.
What is more difficult to appreciate and live out is
that if spiritual passion is only fully realized when accompanied by some physical action, then physical action can also only
be fully realized when accompanied by a spiritual aim.
Love is greater than the spirit and the body.
Love is the spirit and the body, until we try to make
This is why Jesus had to die in physicality –
and in rising again, the physical body was gone with the spiritual.
Jesus had to become human so that we would know that
God understands our human physical state. Otherwise, why would Jesus have become human?
Spiritual movement and physical movement should both
be guided by the greater, love.
We must learn to make our physical movement an act
of spiritual passion.
We must learn to make our spiritual passion real though
our physical action.
We can not deny the spiritual, we can not deny the
The physical, the temporal, where we live now, must
be used, for it is our training ground.
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Many years ago, the topic of soul mates was introduced on a board I frequented.
I've taken an excerpt from those posts to include on this site. I've changed the names of the others, but have left my name
Finding your 'soulmate' may not be what you would expect. Many feel that in
finding their soulmate, that relationships and life will be just wonderful and perfect forever more... not so I say.
I've had a few people touch my life that I have considered to be as close as
a soulmate could be. For me, these encounters have resulted in waters being stirred as never before creating major ebbs and
flows, uncertainties, frustrations, and more.
So far, it seems my experiences with soulmates is to be a temporary situation
- in that they are only in my life for a period of time and then the relationship changes (or ceases to be). Mostly, it seems
that after 'the work' has been done, we simply and gently (mostly) fade away from each other as we progress into different
aspects of our lives.
One thing is for sure though..when you have a 'soulmate' relationship, you KNOW,
WITHOUT a doubt, that something very special and important has taken place and you can expect to have some major changes in
your thinking and beliefs as a result of the experience. PDPJ
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About the soulmates:
|on 10/31/03 at 23:21:36,
SALLY wrote:I personally believe that all souls seek balance. But each person, being imperfect as we are, has areas
of weakness and issues that have not been dealt with fully. That's part of life. |
it mostly comes down to a type of energetic mathematics. If you have too many or too deep weak spots and imbalances
in yourself, then it tends to lead to desperation and clinginess to get those holes filled and that reflects in the relationship
with others. THe relationship will reflect the extreme imbalance and so will probably also be imbalanced.
If someone fills a deep weakness of yours, then you might find it difficult to leave, even if the person has bad traits.
And I think the more that person's psyche fills in issues with your psyche, the more that person will feel like a soul
mate. Cuz in a way that will be true.
said: I remember reading somewhere that encountering a true soulmate is not the blissful, joyous experience we expect, that
a true soulmate would push all your buttons, bring up all your issues, just by their presence. That makes some sense
to me. A person in your soul group could just as easily be your worst enemy as your best friend.
I've always felt like I am basically alone here in this lifetime, not here to hook up with anyone
THIS IS MY POSTING COMMENTARY
~ on 10/31/03 at 23:21:36,
I remember when I realized that I
'was alone' in this world...just about knocked me over then I got over it and took it as the gift it was...but it took a while to see this as 'a gift'...I needed lots of
probing into this one but here is one of the few things I found ~
Not speaking on a spiritual level...yet, I
believe we are ALL alone in everyday life...this trip is ours alone to walk as we will, however that may be. If you believe
in souls, then it isn't a stretch to believe that we are all, at all times, in a process of evolving...both personally as
well as humankind. We all have our weakness and our strengths. Our stronger aspects helps those with the weaker aspects of
themselves...(as SALLY said...balance..) we in turn are helped by those who are stronger in our weaker areas. This is man
helping perpetuate man...this is the broad spectrum of love of mankind. No man is meant to be an island unto themselves. BUT,
in the end, the walk is ours, the soul searching of self is ours, the personal rewards of deep digging and painful progress
are ours and for those with 'faith' and believing in spirit guides, they are being helped by their guides.
along the way, we meet others...some for a short time, some for a longer time and others for a lifetime. If we pay attention,
we will see that all those who come into our orbit are there FOR US..and we for them. Some will teach us, some will guide
us, some will humble us, some will share pain with us, some will love us and while these elements are being shared,
not all will go smoothly, not all will be painless, not all will seem loving at the time. We in turn do the same for them
and on and on it goes...man helping and loving man.
What is liberating, as BRUCE is finding out, is that
in knowing we are alone, we have freedoms, most likely not previously considered...and with the freedoms come responsibility
and accountability of self to self. Not one of us should rely on another to live our lives for us...living our life is our
personal job...nor should we try to live another's life- that's their job. What we do, as individuals, is provide the
balance that makes all this possible for the other. And then..... then....
every once in a while,
along comes that person that just stands out as being more special than anyone else so far...this is the person that makes
our hearts sings, that lights our fires, that makes us wake up and smell the roses...they also can make us hurt like no one
else before, they sure do know how to and do 'push our buttons' (which is usually just what we need at the time), they push
us to our limits, they grow us, they encourage us, they love us, they help us. Is this a soul mate?? I have no
idea...I don't even know if I believe in soul mates per se..but I do know this much...when one of these people comes into
your life, cherish them. I've yet not to be better off for having such a person in my life...regardless of the length of time.
I have been lucky enough to have several of really important people in my life...those who have really made
a difference, those who have really cared, most are gone now, a few have remained and a few have been added. For those who
have gone on and not necessarily in death,or for those relationships that have changed from one thing into another, there
remains a connection unlike all others...it's really, really special and it's ongoing...it feels eternal.
yes, I agree that these 'special' people can also seem to be/or are our worst enemy ( seemingly )...it all depends on what
it is that our souls are needing when they enter our lives...and it all depends on what our souls need that determines how
long they stay with us...keeping in mind that it's always a 2 way process... as they leave us, we also are leaving them...
as we leave them, they are leaving us...it just takes a while for this awareness to sink in...usually in hindsight.
I've just been interrupted 3 times in the pasts 5 minutes and I've lost my train of thought.... (don't all cheer
and clap your hands at once )
so, looks like I'm finished....LOL
taking my soapbox down and exiting stage left......
on 01/03/04 at 06:36:47,
BRUCE also wrote:I'm in the process of adjusting. I don't have to allow this feeling to consume me or control me. You're
right, it is liberating, in that I can see now how this sense of loss has played out in my life to this point, and I now can
free myself from the habitual patterns it's generated (I hope).
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Five of Cups
The Five of Cups is a card that signifies difficulty, loss, and the challenges of
dealing with that loss. The figure in the card wears a black cloak in which he hides his face in apparent despair. At his
feet are five cups, three of which have fallen and spilled onto the ground and the other two behind his back which remain
standing. Ahead of him a powerful river flows between himself and a castle or home in the distance. To his right is a bridge
which can lead him to the security of the house across the river. Despite the fact that this card has a strong indication
of loss and tribulation, there is a positive aspect that must be considered. Is your cup half full or half empty?
The Five of Cups represent unfulfillment or non-attainment of expected results. You
may lose something, though it is insignificant in itself. Perhaps relations with friends or lovers have weak foundations.
You'll be completely burned out and will want to quit or give up. You've done enough and won't want to do anymore. You and
a relative (or very dear friend) will soon part, and you will be very sad. You want a friend or lover to return, or a REAL
relationship based on tenderness and mutual enchantment. Nothing less. Something will replace or sublimate the emptiness you
The Five of Cups is about loss. On this card, we see a figure draped in black and covered in
grief. He dominates the card so much that it is hard to look beyond him. The Five of Cups refers to that time when the pain
of a loss is most acute. This man is looking only at the over-turned cups in front of him. For now, he cannot acknowledge
the two cups that are still standing. Later, when he has healed somewhat, he will be able to see all that remains.
In readings, the Five of Cups can alert you to the possibility of a loss and its associated
emotions - sorrow, regret, denial. The loss could be great or small. It could be tangible (money, possession, relationship,
work), or intangible (dream, opportunity, prospect, reputation). You may already know what this card represents, but, if not,
use it as a warning to help you avoid a loss, or at least reduce its toll.
You may feel discouraged by this card, but it does have a positive side. Every loss opens new
possibilities for growth because every loss initiates change. Loss hurts because it is our emotional resistance to change.
No matter how much we accept intellectually that we must go with the flow, if that flow separates us from what we love, our
feelings say, "No!"
In a story from Zen Flesh, Zen Bones, the master Hakuin is falsely accused of fathering a child.
His reputation in the village is ruined, but he accepts this loss and takes tender care of the child for a year. Suddenly,
the real father appears, and Hakuin willingly yields the child to its parents, accepting loss again. We who are not Zen masters
may not flow quite so lightly with events, but we can learn from this story. The more we struggle to hold on to what is gone,
the more we suffer.
Sorrow, loss of a loved one. Marriage is on verge of breaking up. Disillusionment with life.
Possible inheritance, but not as much as expected.
This card pertained to "crying over spilled milk" and pessimism about the future. It often
refers to a person who is having difficulty letting go of the past and benefiting from past mistakes. The water spilled from
the cups shows that the cause for regret is more emotional than financial. Often, this card relates to a person who habitually
dwells on the past, harboring old grievances. Forgiveness and the ability to recover after emotional loss are necessary. Bitter
memories from the past continue to obsess this person. Often a great deal of the blame for past actions is placed on himself.
Advise the client to let bygones be bygones. Tell him that hindsight is much clearer than foresight
and present-day wisdom is gained from the mistakes of the past. If he can understand that all parties involved were doing
the best they could with their awareness at the time, he can forgive himself.
Emotional disappointment, (also in friendship) depression, anger (usually based on past experiences)
- all exaggerated. Deep regrets, temporary delay. Loss of harmony, but love is still there. An unexpected reaction to Querent.
Loss of relationship, hurt. Card urges you to stop crying and look in another direction for happiness. Get over hurt, and
then pick up remaining cups and carry on.
Disappointment. You need to understand rejection and disappointment. You may feel that you
must walk away from someone or something. Realize the ways your disappointment gains you experience that can help to ensure
Return of hope, new alliances formed. Loved one could be returning to you. Summon
up that courage.
The reversed position shows recovery from regret and an acceptance of the past. Now, the person
realizes the full implications of the past and appreciates the lessons he learned from the experience. He may even recognize
the value of the painful experience in the broader scheme of things in preparing him for later experiences. He is ready to
pick up the remaining two cups that are full of the water of emotional growth and go on.
This card is about learning to be open and starting to take risks again. It is a card of a
lingering sense of regret, nostalgia and bittersweet memories, but the card itself speaks of being hopeful for the future,
getting over whatever you need to get over, and of seeing the sun peek through the clouds once again! If you have suffered
a broken romance or marriage, this card signifies an end to the suffering, and a beginning to new loves and relationships,
new interests, and new emotional outlets. You are starting to engage with the inspiring, creative and feeling side of life
Pluck a rose and carry it to a garden or patch of earth at midnight. Dig a small hole. Say
these words five times, "Grief be gone, heart be healed, For all my sorrows buried here." Bury the rose and walk away and
don't look back.
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