What’s on your love altar?
Since Arielle has been on vacation, she asked me to share with you how to utilize feng shui, altars and shrines to help manifest your soulmate. Her book, The Soulmate Secret, touches on these important tools that are available for us to co-create our lives.
As many people know, where intention goes, energy flows. Because of how energy functions, we are each engaged in co-creation with the Life Force. If you want to manifest your soul mate, you need to set the intention for it to be so. Setting an intention is like speaking to the Divine through a megaphone: it gets the message across more clearly.
This is the true magic behind creating an altar or shrine, which are incredible spiritual tools because they anchor our feelings and thoughts so we become very clear and specific about what we want.
The bedroom is an important sacred space, as it is usually where you spend the most time in your home. This sacred space and how it is decorated and arranged is especially important to manifesting your soul mate. Intentions made here resonate strongly through your personal energy field.
In terms of manifesting your soul mate, what intention do you have for this sacred space? If you want to manifest a more active love life or initiate a romantic relationship, energy enhancements and specifically designed altars can assist you in anchoring these intentions.
This room is an excellent place for an altar or shrine because you will see it first, when rising in the morning, and last, when going to bed at night. To your psyche these are significant moments when the body makes an organic and natural internal shift. In the morning we “start our engines” so to speak. In the evening, we slow down, rest and relax from the day’s activities.
Whether your bedroom is located in the Marriage and Relationship quadrant of the Feng Shui Bagua, or not, it is the preferred location for an altar or shrine dedicated to manifesting your soul mate.
Tips for a simple shrine or altar in your bedroom:
Whether you decide to create a vision board, or want to establish a small altar, it is important to cleanse and sanctify the ambient energy of the surrounding space. Energy and space clearing techniques include: first de-cluttering the space; cleansing yourself; and then utilizing any of the following practices: smudging, bells (and/or drums), holy water, and if you are trained – a pendulum for clearing energies.
Next, gather pictures and items that resonate deeply with your vision of romance and your potential partner. They can be inspirational, practical, decorative, symbolic or all four. You may want to utilize and balance the aspects of the 5 elements of feng shui – water; metal; earth; fire and wood.Balance the qualities of yin and yang (feminine and masculine attributes) with color, sound, and scents.
Other ideas are: talismans, gem stones, totems, inspirational quotes, cards and poems, favorite and natural objects, and sacred-mystical symbols and artifacts that resonate love, partnership and romance to you.
Keep in mind visual reminders of couples and pairs.
Once you have gathered your soul mate manifesting ingredients, assemble and bless them. Chose a piece of material to serve as an altar cloth and drape the fabric over a flat surface to create a consecrated space. Pick colors, patterns and textures that resonate with your intention. Place your objects ‘intentionally’. When you are finished, close your eyes and tune-in to your intention. Do one of Arielle’s feelingizations exercises to anchor your soul mate intention.
Remember that this process does not have to be done in one day. It can be a living altar that you tend to on a daily basis or weekly basis – adding to or removing objects as you like.
You can learn more about the art of shrine and altar crafting in my book: Creating Home Sanctuaries with Feng Shui: Sacred Spaces, Altars, and Shrines . This book will easily guide you through a seven-stage process for building personal retreats, altar and shrines within your home.
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