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The Meaning of a Soul Group (or Star Family)

A karmic relationship goes by many names, including “soul group” or “star family.” These are pairings that define us, in some way, as the people we are.

—This article was originally published by our friends at elephant journal; we’re republishing (with permission!) because we love it… and them. Enjoy.— 

“My soul is alight with your infinitude of stars.” 
 — Tagore

I have realized that not everyone I meet will understand me, and I fully accept that, as I don’t always understand everyone else. However, there are certain kindred (related) spirits out there who I never need to explain myself—or my intentions—to in any way. And they do not ever need to utter a single word to me. Our energy communicates in a unique language that only we can coherently translate.

We intuitively know. Although, logically, we “know” nothing at all…

I feel an immediate and intense inner resonation whenever I meet someone who is part of my soul family/star cluster, as we absorb and read the unique vibrations that emanates from us both. The Law of Attraction and the entire universe worked together in magical and mysterious ways to draw us permanently together.

Basically, very simply put—as this quote by an unknown author explains—“Our vibe attracts our tribe.”

When this happens, I know the meeting is no accident. We are simply fragments of the same cosmic explosion and particles of our energy are entangling and interlocking in the air. I notice a strong magnetic pull from the stardust within them as it resonates with, then activates the same stardust within me.

The people in this close inner circle have nurtured, nourished, supported and lovingly guided me. They have protected me and instinctively reached out to stabilize me every time I falter and stumble. And I unquestioningly do the same for them.

Whenever I meet someone who feels like family, I’m hit with a powerful sensation of having “known” the person before. Energetic ties are instantly formed and, despite any difficulties, the cords that connect us will never be severed.

We not only “recognize” one another from a distant place in some other realm of time, we are also intrigued by the same types of obstacles we have faced and overcome on our journeys so far.

We often find that our stories read like pages torn out from the same chapter in an old dusty book. Our ink-stained teardrops clearly-visible where they fell and smudged painful words that reminded us of our own unhealed wounds.

Our paths entwined so we could share the experience of our similar struggles, traumas and emotional or psychological injuries. This allows us to instinctively know what is required to assist one another with necessary and intensive evolutionary healing work.

There is so much to talk of, though sometimes we say nothing at all. We just softly smile and wrap our wings around one another or provide the gust of wind needed to help one another to fly.

Every soul connection has taken place at a significant point in my life. Sometimes a high point and other times they were a flicker of light to show me the way through when I was at my lowest. The relationships are filled with synchronicities, serendipities, vital life-lessons, raw and emotional exchanges, shared interests, beliefs and ideologies. They offer an opportunity for our hearts to safely and fearlessly grow.

My soul family encourages me to question myself and explore the potential and possibilities I had once subconsciously believed were out of my reach. The sentiment then ripples and echoes…


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About the Author

Alex Myles is qualified as a Yoga teacher, Reiki Master, Teacher of Tibetan Meditation, Dragon Magic and a Spiritual coach to name just a few. Alex has no intention to teach others on a formal basis for many years to come, instead, she is collecting qualifications along with life’s lessons. One day, when the time is right, Alex will set up a quaint studio, in a quirky crooked building where she will breathe and appreciate the slowness of those days as life is just way too busy right now! Reading and writing has always been one of Alex’s passions. Alex likes to consider herself as a free spirit rather than a commitment-phobe. Trying to live as aligned to a Buddhist lifestyle as is possible in this day and age, she just does not believe in “owning” anything or anyone. Based on the theory that we ‘cannot lose someone that was not ours to lose’ she flails through life finding joy and magic in the most unexpected places. Mother to a 21 year old daughter and three adorable pups, she appreciates that some of the best moments in life are the 6am forest walks watching the dogs run, play and interact with one another and with nature. Connect with her on Facebook and check out her blog, Love and Madness.

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