Twin Flame Challenges

“Love that is not madness is not love.” ~ Pedro Calderon de la Barca

During my Twin Flame journey, one thing I kept asking myself was “Why is this so hard?” I had always thought when you met the love of your life, everything would be smooth sailing. But when I met my twin, there was nothing easy about it. Meeting him triggered all my issues.

Something about him brought out a deep-seated fear in me, which manifested itself as severe anxiety. I had never felt this before when I was first dating somebody. It was intense. What was supposed to be a wonderful time of getting to know each other and building a foundation never seemed to give me any pleasure. I was so scared that it was going to end that I could never enjoy it. I put on a good face for him, but he had no idea the personal hell I was suffering through. My head was a prison of negative thinking and fear. I was in a constant state of worry. I just wanted him to love me. And nothing else mattered in my life except that need for him to love me.

All my fears, all the dysfunctions, all the toxic thoughts reared their ugly heads, which ultimately caused our separation. Meeting my twin drove me to madness. Why? Because he connected me to MYSELF. Twin Flames are made from the same soul: One is the Divine feminine, and the other is the Divine masculine. Regardless of what we may have read: These are two different entities, and they do not need one another to be complete. If we meet our Twin Flame, and we don’t have a relationship with him/her or the relationship ends, it’s okay. We are whole with or without the other twin. We must never believe otherwise.

By connecting me to myself, I was forced to deal with my mind, which was the equivalent of a cluttered attic that needed a good cleaning, but I never wanted to take the time to do it. Once I met my twin, the universe grabbed hold of me and said “Guess what you’re going to be working on! YOU NEED TO CLEAN OUT YOUR ATTIC. You’ve put it off long enough!” And the universe will lock the door until the job is done. This is why we feel chained to our twins. We can’t escape the connection until we clean our attics.

People have asked me “How do you know what your issues are?” And I always tell them “They reveal themselves to you over the course of an introspection process.” If you start to look inward, the universe will show you what they are. Embrace it: This is your lifetime to heal.

Your issues may manifest themselves in your dreams. If you’re dreaming of your twin, how is he/she acting toward you? How is the dream making you feel? If there are other people in the dream, how are they acting? How are they making you feel? Keep a pad of paper by your bed, so you can write them down. When you have a dream, immediately write down whatever you remember. The longer you’re awake after a dream, the more you’ll forget.

During this time, you may want to meditate for at least 5 minutes every day. This will center you and connect you to your Higher Self. You may even receive guidance easier after meditating. And it’s a fantastic way to relax. If you don’t like meditation, try yoga. My yoga instructor calls yoga “moving meditation.” It works the same way, only you get a great workout at the same time.

Buy a journal. Write down any songs or phrases that pop into your head. If you hear a random conversation where you have a gut feeling that you’re meant to hear it, listen closely. Pay attention to your thoughts. If you feel guided to read a certain book, take a class, or even schedule an appointment for some type of self-improvement session or therapy, do it!

Your Spirit Guides and Angels are doing everything they can to help you heal. All you have to do is listen to your intuition. You will be surprised by everything you discover about yourself. It’s as if there is a magnifying glass on all your broken pieces. The universe wants you to fix yourself once and for all. And it uses this Twin Flame connection to do it.

Looking inward is difficult: This is the reason why many twins run from the connection. It’s easier to run than it is to face our issues. My twin decided not to do the inner work. The universe gave him the opportunity, but he chose otherwise.

I spent two years carrying the guilt and pain of him not choosing the path to heal. It was destroying me. It took for me to sink into a deep depression that I could no longer fight my way through, to realize I needed help. I had hit bottom. I was in an abyss that I couldn’t escape. I was a shell of the person I once was. I knew I needed to book a session with my spiritual teacher/healer. I didn’t want to live like this anymore. Something had to change. I had to save my life.

My Reiki healer told me I was ready to let him go. It was time. I had learned my lessons. And she told me that I had to let him heal himself and not to feel any more blame. I had to now focus on myself and my happiness.

My soul was enmeshed in his soul, taking on all his issues and emotional wounds. It’s no wonder I felt like I was drowning in hopelessness all the time. I wanted him to heal so badly, that I was trying to do all the work for him. It was the equivalent of me cleaning out his attic night and day until I was exhausted and ready to pass out while he was out having fun, doing everything to avoid it. But that’s not how it works: He needs to clean his own attic! And if he doesn’t want to clean it, it’s not my problem.

We have to let our twins do their own healing. And we can’t help them or rush the process. If our twins do not choose to heal, there is nothing we can do. We have to let them go. We have to envision them walking with us down a path. I like to imagine it as the “Yellow Brick Road.” We’re holding hands with our twins, and suddenly our twins stop and say “I can’t go any further. I’m not ready to go where you’re heading.” And with that, we give them a loving hug and let go of their hand and continue on our way.

We have to realize that letting them go is a way for us to express our unconditional love to them. We can’t drag them, and they don’t want to be dragged. We have to accept that our journey continues regardless if they’re by our sides. And we must know that they will always be connected to our souls. Nothing will ever change that. How can we ever be separated if their soul is perpetually touching ours? And one of the biggest challenges of the Twin Flame connection is not only understanding that truth, but taking comfort in it.

 

The Imbalance of Karmic Relationships

Have you ever been in a relationship that never seemed to work, nobody how hard you tried? Have you ever desperately wanted to be with somebody who didn’t want to be with you? Have you ever obsessed about a lover? These are all the signs of a karmic relationship.

Any time you have feelings for somebody who can’t commit to you, you are most likely in a karmic relationship. There is always an imbalance in the relationship: One partner may want to be with the other person more than the other; their partner may not feel as strongly about them as they do. Karmic relationships tend to be one-sided. Because they’re one-sided, somebody always ends up unfulfilled and hurt.

You’re either together or you’re not. It’s just that simple, and the people who don’t understand this are rejecting the harsh truth about relationships. These people see what they want to see, as many of us do from time to time, especially when our emotions are involved.

Relationships are all about balance. Think of two anchors intertwined. The two people keep each other balanced. So what happens when there’s only one anchor in the relationship? One person, alone, cannot sustain the relationship, as much as they want or try. If you’re the only one trying to make it work, it will not survive.

You may break up and continue talking to each other, or you may separate and get back together over and over: We hear of these couples all the time. They’re continuously on and off in a dysfunctional wheel that never seems to stop. Nothing ever changes, because each partner plays the same role every time in the relationship. They could get back together twenty times, and the relationship would play out just as it had the last nineteen.

Karmic relationships teach us lessons, and they show us our destructive patterns. If we meet a man/woman who is emotionally unavailable, they are showing us what we are putting out into the universe. Maybe we don’t believe in love. Maybe we’re not ready to love. They are mirroring our energy. When we don’t love ourselves, we attract people who don’t love us. And sometimes we attract toxic relationships, because we think that’s all we deserve.

If the relationship is no longer working, and you don’t see a solid future together, it’s best to break the cycle of dysfunction. Jump off the karmic loop. Let it go once and for all. Karmic relationships may bind us temporarily, but they never hold us permanently. We have the power to rule our lives like the Kings and Queens that we are. And when that happens, we control our relationships; they no longer control us.

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Full Moon Spell to Heal a Broken Heart

A girlfriend contacted me last night, asking for a spell to heal her broken heart. What perfect timing since the full moon is tonight! This spell is all about healing. We can’t prevent the emotional pain that’s inflicted upon us, but we can actively work toward healing from it as quickly as possible. The universe is always willing to help us when we ask.

This is the spell I concocted for her.

Full Moon Spell to Heal a Broken Heart

I have just the right spell for a person with a broken heart.  I like simple spells, so all you’ll need is 2 votive candles. I prefer the short, stubby ones. 1 blue and 1 pink. Before your spell, you will need to write out a little prayer asking whomever you pray to (God, Jesus, Mary, the saints, gods/goddesses, etc.) for whatever you are asking for. It’s your prayer of intention. Or you could even address your prayer to the universe. Do whatever you feel comfortable with. Once you have the prayer written and the candles, you’re ready to cast your spell.

You’ll want to do this spell after the sun goes down tonight. Close your eyes and get into a quiet space in your mind and then when you’re ready, call in Archangel Michael for protection. Think of him as a guardian as you do your magick. Ask him to watch over you and guard your circle with his blue sword of fire. Ask to be enveloped in White Light and Love. Now you’re going to say your prayer of intention that you’ve written. Say it as many times as you want. If you’re happy with once, say it once. Your spell is your spell.

Once you have said your prayer, you will light the blue candle first. Think of this candle as healing your broken heart. Then, light the pink candle. Think of this as filling your heart again with love. Not love from a partner, but love from yourself. Visualize your broken heart coming back together piece by piece filling with warmth and love.

Burn the candles all the way down until they go out themselves. If you need to go to bed or leave the house, snuff them out, DON’T blow them out. You can re-light them when you come back/wake up. But you want to burn them all the way down. That’s the key. The candles hold the energy of what you’re asking for. After you light the candles, thank and give gratitude to whomever you said the prayer to and thank and tell Archangel Michael that he can leave your circle.

Once you cast it, don’t even think about it. Let the Universe do its work. A spell usually takes up to 30 days to work, a whole moon cycle.