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Dear @Pal ,
Golden SunRise !!
Since today is Saturday - weekend, Let me tell you an interesting incident that happened to Swami Vivekananda, in his initial days with Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa, when he was Narendranath Dutta - an educated practical person who did not believe in idol worship.
He used to visit Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa in the temple of Dakshineshwar, because of his convincing discourses, but still he could not accept that the saint believed in Maa Kali as his mother. It so happened that due to his father's sudden demise, Narendra was suddenly stooped to poverty. None of his relative or acquaintance of his father, who was a lawyer, came to lend a hand in this juncture of distress. His visits to Dakshineshwar increased as he found solace, being with Thakur ji (Sri Ramakrishna). He asked the saint that since he believed in Maa Kali, if the goddess can do something to help with respect to his financial crisis. Sri Ramakrishna straightway advised "Why don't you go and ask 'Maa' yourself for help?"
Following his mentor's advise, Narendra went to the altar of Maa Kali to pray. He was so overwhelmed with feeling of Devotion & Love that he bowed before her, and in an ecstasy of joy, he started chanting her name. He forgot what he actually intended to ask from the Mother, and prayed for Divine knowledge & devotion.
As he went back to Sri Ramakrishna ji, he admonished Narendra, as to why did he not ask for what he went for, and advised him to go once again. Narendra went thrice to Maa Shyama (Maa Kali), but everytime he forgot to ask her to bless for his family's financial well being, instead, he prayed for the Goddess's eternal & everlasting vision. Sri Ramakrishna smiled, as he was pleased to see, Narendra's spiritual inclination and blessed him that by the grace of Maa Kali, your family will never face any scarcity of finance or essentials of living. Narendra Nath was ready to become the great Vivekananda to carry the flag of devotion, not only in India but to world, representing India & Hinduism in Chicago - Parliament of World's Religion.
I narrated this incident in brief to explain your expression "Connection" as emphasized by Rakhi ji. Connection is completely a spiritual bond which is separate from any benefit or demand. It is as such a relationship where you speak & listen - but not by words, but from the soul. I hope you will understand.