Spiritual companion is a connection in which one person permits the other's Spirituality storey to unfold via close listening. The individual who seeks companionship is enabled to pursue a deeper connection with God, Allah, Tao, The Creator, or whatever name you want to give to the Foundation of All existence through this connection.
What is the definition of a spiritual companion?
First and foremost, spiritual companionship must be viewed as inclusive instead of exclusive. This must constantly aim to embrace and encourage, instead of to alienate and split, as it does from time to time, often unintentionally.
Secondly, spiritual companions are those who are dedicated to assisting others in seeking and finding a relationship with a greater power, whatever that power may be. This trait applies to everyone, irrespective of their faith, spiritual knowledge, or orientation.
Other important characteristics of a spiritual companion encompass:
• being anchored in one's own life and having "depth"
• Observing and sustaining universal ethical norms, which can be summed up as "Do no wrong."
• In a social situation, you must be accountable
• dedicated to hearing with empathy and contemplation, while respecting the agency of the persons they accompany
• Others' oversight is sought, and they are held responsible to their surroundings
• devoted to lifelong learning and education
Why would you want to collaborate with a spiritual companion?
• They provide sincere listening to assist people in discovering and following their own spiritual journey.
• They ask thought-provoking, open-ended questions that encourage people to connect with their true selves.
• They make room for calm and silence in order to enable people become conscious of their inner selves.
A spiritual companion establishes openness and trust by being real, compassionate. They do not proselytize, and neither do they aim to influence or persuade, but rather offer Theological insights, walk alongside individuals on their own unique spiritual paths. Furthermore, they respect each person's free will and choice, particularly in spiritual concerns.