Short post today.
The results of the 'Do you believe in The One when it comes to love?' poll were as follows:
I was totally enthralled by your answers and in many ways wish I held the Jewish beliefs Melissa Sugar wrote about.
I believe that we have one soul mate on earth. I am Jewish and this belief comes from the Kabbalah and it is called B'r sheit, (probably misspelled). The Kabbalah teaches that everyone has one soul mate, the missing part of our soul and the we long to find the missing part of our soul while we are on earth. Before we are born our souls are split in two, half is placed in a male child and the other half in a female, and we spend our lives searching for that one person that completes our soul.
If we are lucky enough to find our true soul mate on earth and we recognize each other and join together as one in union, our love is so strong that it is incapable of breaking and once our souls unite we will become a powerful force in whatever endeavor we take on together.
Many of you said that after you choose someone, they become your One. So there's this idea that, yes, we do have a choice among a few we could be happy with but after we choose one, there is no one else.
That's the boat I'm in.
Thank you to everyone who participated. I love polls. Don't you?
And, since I finished another Self Magazine and always love the things of inspiration at the end, here is what this issue's said:
The only thing better than taking a break from it all is making your way back feeling stronger, clearer and more in control. When you're overwhelmed and you need to escape, allow yourself that luxury. Getting a little distance may be all it takes to feel more focused and appreciative.