What the soul knows

September 8, 2017

soul-knowsThink of your soul as a book with many chapters….many lives.

That book is all-knowing—-it understands what to do and when. The soul understands its purpose and when it’s done for any single lifetime. Some purposes are short, some very short. Others are long and even very long.  It’s all about purpose and what our lives are meant to teach us or others. Or both.

Death is just the closing of one chapter in an infinite book, a book rich with potential and opportunity.

So as painful as it is to lose a loved one, they really aren’t lost to us, not at all. Their soul goes on and so will we. And one day in the future, in that infinite space where all souls reside, we’ll reunite.

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25 comments on “What the soul knows
  1. Linda Hobden says:

    Having just had another death in the family,the idea of souls reuniting is very comforting. Thank you Carol

  2. Hi Carol! I certainly believe this is true but that doesn’t mean it is always the easiest to remember–especially when it is happening to me! But if we can remember it and apply it on a regular basis, we can find the peace we all seek when the time comes. Thanks for the reminder! ~Kathy

  3. Meagan says:

    This is a good reminder. It can still be difficult to know a chapter you weren’t ready to finish has ended.

  4. Vera Sweeney says:

    I really enjoy your posts. They always touch my heart in one way or another. I had to listen to my soul and close a very heavy door in my life a few years back. AT the time it was very hard, but I’m so much better for it now.

  5. Although it’s a closed chapter, I believe the memories keep it going because that will never die. When I get sad and miss people, I try to talk out loud about memories that would make me laugh or smile, even if there are tears.

  6. Theresa says:

    It sure does hurt to have to close some books, but thankfully we’ll always have the chapters in memory form to help us remember the best parts of the story.

  7. Kiwi says:

    I lost one of my favorite Uncles this year. I still cant believe he is gone but I know he is in a better place the chapter will continue in another dimension.

  8. Liz Mays says:

    This is a very sweet way of looking at life. I like the idea of these things just being chapters in a grand story.

  9. Chef Dennis says:

    That is a good way to look at life. And I agree, we really do know when its time.

  10. True words!But pain bows down to no one, not even the truth.
    I’ve never experienced the loss of a loved one but I know it’ll come sooner than later and these words that i’ll keep in the back of my mind that I hope will help.

  11. Ingrid says:

    In the face of death the soul seeks comfort.But we always cherish the memories we have.

  12. Stephanie says:

    I’ve always liked the idea of thinking of life as a book. When one chapter ends, another begins. If you are having a rough time, then just know that chapter will eventually end and another will start.

  13. Sounds like such a great resource for those suffering with grief. it can be so hard to comfort a grieving loved one, but this is a nice way to offer support.

  14. Really great post especially since I just finished a seminar today. One of the main questions asked was “what is the next chapter of your life.” Awesome!

  15. That’s one way to look at it. I love that you mentioned about how we are meant to teach others or even ourselves. That’s a beautiful purpose.

  16. What a beautiful analogy. I think it’s a lovely way to look at out soul. It’s good motivation to keep enriching it, with experience, with lessons, with love.

  17. kristine eva says:

    Time will take away some of the pain, at least for me that’s how it is. Thanks for the reminder that the soul of a lost loved one still goes on.

  18. Annemarie LeBlanc says:

    Very well written post. Short but very meaningful. It is true that losing a loved one is a painful experience but and as much as we would want to hold on to that chapter, we have to accept reality and end that chapter so healing can take place.

  19. I love this post. I love to remember the good times and memories I’ve had with loved ones who are no longer with us either.

  20. Our Family World says:

    Thanks for another inspiring post. I believe that is so true, “The soul knows when to close a chapter.” No one can tell us when to stop grieving for a lost loved one. It is a healing process that is unique to each individual and only the soul can tell us when we are ready to accept the loss.

  21. Death is such a difficult thing for people to come to grips with. Whether they are spiritual and believe in an afterlife or are not spiritual and believe in nothing, it is hard to deal with loss. The absence of presence can be a very real and intense pain.

  22. Brianne says:

    What a beautiful post! I love reading your spiritual quotes and feeling so uplifted by them!

  23. I love this way of thinking about it, Carol!

  24. Laurie Stone says:

    Having lost my dad a few years ago, this really resonated with me. I want to believe that death is just another chapter. Its so had to know. I want to believe I’ll see my wonderful father again someday. Here’s hoping…

  25. Jennifer says:

    This. This is my faith, that one day our souls will reunite.

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