Answer: The soul is not connected to our egoistic body in any way, God forbid. If a person’s arms or legs are cut off, his soul still remains whole. The body can grow old and die, but the soul feels no changes during this process.
Question: Is the soul replaced when it develops?
Answer: The soul is never replaced; it constantly develops.
Question: Does a wicked person have a wicked soul?
Answer: Basically the soul cannot be wicked. The soul is the attribute of bestowal, which a person acquires.
Question: Can we say that the soul is the intention by which I use my desire?
Answer: No, the soul is a desire that already has the right intention.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 12/20/15