Prepare for Your Spiritual
Put an hour aside. Sit facing one another. Get comfortable. Decide who will make the
declarations first. You may wish to give your good companion a flower or a symbolic gift
before making your declarations.
When you are the listener of these declarations, actively receive the love and intent
of your mate. Accept and treasure your friend's declarations. Few people in the world will
ever hear such beautiful thoughts spoken with such love.
Whether you are making these declarations or receiving them, strive to speak or listen
from your soul your innermost being. Look into one another's eyes as you do each
declaration. Pause in love as long as you like between each one. Perhaps both of you will
prefer to close your eyes in brief meditations. Or, after several practices of this
exercise, the receiver may wish to make helpful,
non-critical responses at times. (Of course you will need
to talk about your problems on other occasions; but the purpose of these declarations is
greater and greater spiritual companionship.)
You may wish to join hands. The declarer strives to make these statements with his or
her whole heart as an already experienced actuality, or as a deeply felt ideal.
Your spiritual declarations are...