we reincarnate from lifetime to lifetime on our soul's path -- gathering
experiences, learning lessons, and fulfilling agreements -- an evolutionary
process transpires and that course of development is
Soul age refers to how a person
has grown from experience on the planet, not just to how many lifetimes he or
she has lived.
No person is "ahead" or "behind" any other, but is simply occupying another
place in the continuous circle leading to and from the Tao.
There are five soul ages to progress
through during our cycle of incarnations on the physical plane. Each stage is a
mark of our soul's evolution.
souls deal with issues of survival; they do not yet have a basis for
making sense of what is “out there”—they only know that it is “not me.”
- Baby souls
have a need for structure and tend to live according to beliefs based on dogma,
such as religion. Baby souls, focused as they are on bringing people together
under the umbrella of civilization, see others, sometimes simplistically, as
being “just like me.” They can become confused and
upset when those “other me’s” act differently than expected.
- Young souls are success oriented
and set high standards of personal achievement. Young souls are learning to
impact the world, and see others as “you”s they can impact.
souls are relationship fixated and tend to gravitate towards emotional
drama. Mature souls, delving into their inner world and exploring relatedness,
can keenly feel other people’s “stuff,” and perceive it in the same way they
perceive their own. This can make for much intensity and, often,
- Old souls
seek the larger perspective of life, and have less interest in playing the
material game. They tend to be
more detached, and try to see themselves and others within a larger context.
Yarbro gave mottos for each of the soul ages:
- Infant: Lets not do it.
- Baby: Do it right or don't do it at all.
- Young: Do it my way.
- Mature: Do it anyplace but here.
- Old: You do what you want and I'll do what
Age and Levels
material excerpted from Joya's wonderful book, The World According to
Michael. If you need to improve your understanding of soul evolution,
then this is a great read. Joya's sagey writing style is a special treat.
- More On Soul Age
A comprehensive overview of soul age, offering insights on infant, baby,
young, mature, and old souls.
Soul Age Levels
Handy chart to reference the different soul age levels.
Soul Age Levels
Learn about the seven soul age levels.
Channeling On Soul Age
Shepherd Hoodwin channels about soul age. Excellent material.
Channeling On Soul Age
A continuation of Shepherd Hoodwin's series.
Age By Countries
The channeled soul age of various countries.
A look at some of the differences between these two soul ages.
Our manifested soul age is the average level of our personality’s perspective at a
Is Not Better
It is not better to be an old soul than to be
mature or young, just as it isn’t better to be forty-five years old than it is
to be thirty-two or fourteen.
When we jump to conclusions about
someone's soul age based on current negative behavior, how do we know
whether we're seeing the full extent of that person's soul development, or
just human immaturity?
A thorough exploration of what a mature soul society might be like. Highly
Celebrity Soul Ages
Find the soul age and overleaves of celebrities.
Old Souls Coping
in a Mature Soul World
Some suggestions on how to do it.
Thoughts on the Soul Ages
Shepherd Hoodwin offers additional insights, along with a Q&A format.
in Soul Age
observations on the various trends that can occur as the soul progresses through
a linear cycle of lifetimes.
On Soul Age
Interesting discussion on the break down of soul age in the population, and
comments on how to discern soul age.
Soul age lessons are examined in the form of a diary. Fascinating
Schools and Soul Levels
Learn about the schools on
the astral plane.
You're An Old Soul When...
A humorous page about old souls and the MT in general.
Talk about soul age in our
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