“But how will I know who my soul mate is?”
“By taking risk…
Risking failure, disappointments, disillusion, but never ceasing in your search for Love. As long as you keep looking, you will triumph in the end.”
This line caught my attention while I was browsing through an endless and vast selection of books in Power books one hot summer day. The title of the book is BRIDA by Paulo Coelho, Probably because ever since we knew that we are destined to find our other half in life. We try consciously and unconsciously to look for that person who we will spend our life with.
The search is bout fun and scary, it produced both happiness and Sadness.
There were even several circumstances that we though we had found the one, but then realize that they are not the one. I bet there were also other circumstance were we got hurt so much that we swear to ourselves that we will turn our hearts into stones and never fall in love again.
But can we really stop ourselves from falling in love? Can we really move through life ignoring our soul mates? In the book, it said “Yes” you can pass through life not knowing your soul mate.
“We can also allow our soul mate to pass us by, without accepting him or her, or even noticing… and because of our selfishness, we will be condemned to the worst torture humankind ever invented got itself: Loneliness”
One thing I learned in the 23 years of staying here in this earth is that even if you got hurt so bad that you still bear the scars from relationships past. You might want to find time for your heat, soul and body to heal. But it is not a reason to completely shut down your heart. We all experienced pain and I can give you a medal for that. But the true test of mans courage is by standing and trying again…