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What is ... Human Spirit?

The human spirit is a component of human philosophypsychologyart, and knowledge - the spiritual or mental part of humanity. While the term can be used with the same meaning as "human soul", human spirit is sometimes used to refer to the impersonal, universal or higher component of human nature in contrast to soul or psyche which can refer to the ego or lower element. The human spirit includes our intellect, emotions, fears, passions, and creativity. Wikipedia

In Christianity and other religions a person is made of three distinct parts much like psychologies Ego, Id and Superego which are called Spirit, Soul, and Body. The spirit is the part of us that is connected to the earth and everyone else. According to the bible, this is where God resides. The soul is us separate from God and from Spirit. While God is Integral to the universe only Spirit is able to be of God. The soul is separate and some say the soul is the part of us that is here to learn a life lesson.

The body is only a vessel for these two entities so that we may interact with others of our kind on an even playing field. We all start out as blank slates with our spirit hidden until it is ready to show itself. What happens to our physical self impacts our soul but not our spirit. Remember the Human Spirit is of the universe and does not understand the separateness we feel as homo sapiens.

Sometimes it is only the spirits connection to all other forms of life that allows us to find the strength we need to overcome great afflictions...

Have you ever witnessed or experienced a moment of transcendence? A moment when you knew you were connected to everything? A moment when you suddenly knew what you needed to do to have a dream come true?

That is the place we all come from and it is the place we will return to after we have spent this souls time on Earth.

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