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The Golden Rule
Often, it appears that the aspirant makes the extreme effort of being more conscious at every level of his being and then when he is ready, the awakening companion appears. As their special friendship grows and, as the seeker satisfies his mentor with his abilities, the enlightened companion then transmits higher consciousness to the ready student who has pleased him (or her).
Are you a fit companion? To have a friend you must be a friend. As you become more conscious, you will find that your heart aches to be a good companion. Not only do you want to be a good friend to fellow seekers, you're frequently inspired to be a friend to all humanity. Your heart, you see, is getting broader and more universal in its concerns.

It's fairly easy to imagine being a good companion. Simply practice the golden rule of many paths: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." But, it takes deep thoughtfulness to actually live the golden rule. Sympathy and devotion to the spirit in each person is required. All seekers have chosen a delightful but most challenging project — true friendship.

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