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Random thoughts must be heeded, for we do not know how they arise or whether the source is in the brain. Inspiration, intuition, a creative impulse, even a complexity like the outlines of a poem may have their origins in the conscious mind or emerge from the depths of the subconscious realms, the repository of greater memory, or yet be a quantum wave aligning with our mental electricity.

Such thoughts must be carefully honed, observed and shared and where possible acted upon for they may have a divine or other worldly source and are precious. They need to be captured quickly, like poems, on the photographic plate of our mind before they dissipate and disappear for good, never to recur. For instance I had one such unique thought today which I cannot for the life of me recall.

We need to urgently jot them down, capturing them, and share them. In sharing they can indeed be enhanced by complimentary feed back. As unilateral, they may be important but when metamorphosing into a multilateral thought may become yet more significant, like when you serve a ball in Tennis and await the return which is when the Game begins.

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We saw that the soul does not act nor is it an agent of action. Actions arise from the free will of the ego and the personality – ego – body which then  faces the consequences. As the soul does not engage in action it is not tainted by it, though it continues to inhabit the body that commits those actions. If the soul is not tainted by the actions of the body, urged by the ego ( neither participating nor taking responsibility for them) and cannot control or direct those actions, we may well ask what is the purpose or role of the soul inhabiting that body! What indeed is the role or utility of this apparently passive, non- acting soul as ‘indweller’.

The soul is the great guide within, the inner voice, the conscience. Its purpose is to perpetually engage in inspiring, counselling and messaging, softly, unobtrusively and without compulsion of any kind, the correct path of righteous action, our duties and responsibility – right from wrong. The most creative and compassionate acts, like the works of art by Michelangelo, inspirational discoveries and inventions and the humanitarian labours of Mother Teresa and other saints, take place when the ‘Host’ fully heeds the soul’s counselling. Thus, the ‘Host’ body hears it all, may take heed, or as is generally the case, ignore or rationalize the advice of the inner voice, to suit its ego generated compulsions and purposes or worse dismiss the inner voice as an irrelevant thought. Having stirred the conscience the souls purpose is completed. The rest is up to ‘You’. The soul is therefore the compass on the corporeal boat and yet many ‘ships’ are lost on the high seas of life.

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