It's said that our relationships connect us through invisible threads. These threads are in Hawaii referred to as "aka-cords". We strengthen them by nurturing our relationships and we can cut them off, to free ourselves from the past. It's what I have done to be a free person.
Picture someone that you don't want anything more to do with and pull out these cords from you. It might feel like they're in your heart or solar plexus, or in your back. All corresponding to the chakras, ie the nature of your relationship. Picture pulling them out and thereupon cutting them off. Send them back with love and pray for closure. Then don't be surprised if you don't hear from them again.
Each act of love creates a new.
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