Way back in the 1990s, when I was living in the Jackson Hole yurt with my now deceased husband Jeff Joel, This Vast Being who “carried both a computer and an encyclopedia in his head,” I asked him: “What is the difference between ‘soul’ and ‘spirit’? I figured that if anybody did know the difference, it would be him, But he said he wondered, too; and that some writers use these terms interchangeably.
Ever since then I’ve had that question on my radar. And I wonder what Jeff would say now that he’s been “in spirit” for nearly 17 years. Here’s Albert Einstein’s perspective on this matter.