March 11, 2013

Giving Your Heart and Soul

On my road to healing, I have more than once been introduced to the concept of Soul Retrieval. Today, as I was working to gather in my soul, and more importantly what is in the way of full retrieval, I had some ideas come to me. As a result is this post.

How often have you said, or heard, someone say, "I put my heart and soul into this relationship." What about projects or businesses? Did you know that while you are doing that a piece of your soul is being left in that project, business or relationship?

It seems to me that we believe this is the way it is supposed to be. I come from a religious background that believes in marriage for Eternity. The idea would then be that you are supposed to give you heart and soul to that companion.

Some events seem to steel our soul. These are truly painful experiences. Our soul isn't really stolen. It may be trapped with a person or place but we still gave a piece away for some reason. As we heal it our soul is free to return to us. Often it will of it's own accord but sometimes there are reasons why we don't allow that to return. When we heal the reason it comes back to us.

We are actually meant to put our love into the relationships, businesses, projects, etc. Love is an ever increasing energy. The more you give the more you receive. When you give your soul, you don't get more soul back!

To illustrate this, let's imagine you are a chair. Someone wants you to be a part of a project or design. Now break off your leg and give it to them. Do more chair legs come back to you because you gave a part of you? Would the chair leg even be of benefit to the person who needed you, the chair?

Our soul is a unique part of us, just like that chair was a unique object. When you put that unique chair with another unique chair you've now created a set. This is what we really want. We want to create companionship with our relationships, businesses, projects, etc. I consider my business it's own entity. I send love and encouragement to my business.

There are cords that attach us to people and things. Even when we've given a piece of our soul away there is also this cord, so we are attached to something and giving ourselves away. Many people believe these cords should be cut. I believe they should be healed. If the cord is ready to be gone, then after the healing it will dissolve. Cords between family and loved ones are important.

Instead of giving your heart and soul away, let's focus love, and healing to relationship and through the cords. We get to stay whole and become a healthy companion to the relationships!

From my heart to yours,

Michele Lewis
Healer of the Heart-n-Spirit


  1. "How we do one thing, is how we do everything" is a quote that I was reminded of when I read this. My soul is involved in everything I do. My life is not compartmentalized to cut out my soul. My soul is active whether I am interacting with a store clerk when I am checking out of a grocery store or whether I am deep in a work project. It's all the same. Nice post.

    1. The soul is active but do you have to leave a piece of you wherever you go? This was my experience for a long time, I'm happy now to be able to be active in the exchanges, connect and yet still stay whole.


  2. Hmm, creating a companionship. I like that concept!I love reading about the heart and soul too.

    1. Thank you. I loved writing about creating the companionship. Great aha that is fun to apply to my life!

  3. Wow, deep and insightful. I really like the perspective of letting the soul heal and if the cord should be gone, the heart will dissolve it.

  4. We are similar in many ways Michele! One must first stay true to their own soul in order to be fully of service to others. It is when we stray from our authentic self that we leave those parts behind. You have a beautiful way of communicating.

  5. Very insightful post, I love the example you illustrate with the chair. the idea of giving more love to heal relationships as we get to stay whole and become a healthy companion make sense to me

    Thank you Michele!