Once the decision is made by the Soul to take a certain set of conditions for the next life, all is set in motion and cannot be changed. It is therefore desirable to take notice of wise council in order to choose the required lifetime circumstance to provide the next necessary step in growth of the Soul. For the Soul is then merely the witness of the spirit’s attempts to live within the conditions set for the body to experience.
In the Gospel of Thomas 112.
Jesus says: woe to the flesh dependant on the Soul, woe to the Soul dependant on the flesh.