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there are two souls in the Bible

August 22 2011 at 1:15 PM
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Response to A very short definition of "SOUL"

 

an animal soul (nephesh) which we are born with and this feels the life of the animal nature:

but the neshama (candle of the Lord)or breath of God that he blew into Adam to make him a higher soul, a living nephesh, this was lost at the fall or assertion of the ego over the soul:

now the neshama (candle) is put out, hence only the animal part with an imagination survives:

lighting the neshama is the WORK of the soul overcoming the ego.......and it is done through connection with the GIVER OF LIFE for that which is FROM the giver.....spiritual life:

spiritual life is perception of all LIFE as ONE ENTITY, like NATURE reveals it to be:




 
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