Hannah Beaconsfield, the author of Welcome to Planet Earth, refers to the walk-in phenomenon as “spirit replacement” and likens it to a long-running Broadway show in which the leading actors play out their contracts and are then replaced by other actors. The new actors bring their particular qualities to the parts and there are some changes, but the “show goes on.”
While the walk-out soul is taking its final bow, the walk-in soul is arranging for its debut. More than likely this partner soul has been serving as guide for the natal soul, or is at least familiar with all that has occurred thus far in the physical incarnation.
The walk-in maintains the life in progress and picks up where the walk-out soul left off. It overlays the imprint for its own spiritual mission as it connects to the body grid and chakras. Even though there is compatibility between the two souls, there is often an adjustment period in which the body must acclimate to the higher vibrations of the incoming soul that hails from a realm where there is no linear time.
So, what happens to the natal soul when it walks out? Some run to the light in a mad dash for relief. Thus, they are not involved in the work that is being initiated by the walk-in soul. In other cases, the natal soul remains close by to guide the walk-in through social interactions and life situations it left pending. However, the natal soul has been conditioned with the distortions, illusions, and dysfunctions of this world and may not be the best guide for the walk-in soul to rely upon. Other times, the natal soul may stay in the auric field to observe and learn lessons while the new soul picks up the pieces and begins to heal and resolve issues and beliefs that created the exit point for the natal soul. Partner souls only want the best for one another. A positive auric attachment can be a benefit to the newly-arrived soul if the walk-out is emotionally detached from the outcome and is able to offer unbiased guidance from a higher perspective. However, the natal soul can also cloud the judgment of the walk-in soul by influencing decisions or trying to maintain control over the life it has left.
I find it is important to gather the soul fragments of the outgoing soul and clear them of their karmic imprint and reassemble them before the walk-out soul can fully depart. This is akin to the death rites many shamans practice and is part of the healing work I (Yvonne Perry) do with walk-ins. See coaching for walk-ins for more information.
What is a Walk-in Anyway?
There is both a simple and a complex answer. Simple, if you understand the multi-dimensional aspect of a soul (persona or expression of the Divine) existing simultaneously on parallel planes; simple, if you consider that Divine Source is everywhere and that we are individuations of that creative essence. Some refer to this omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent energy as “God,” so I’ll use that term a few times in this book. The answer is simple if you can accept that being born into a body is not the only way a soul can enter the Earth, and that death is not the only way a soul can leave this world. Similar to how we might rearrange our furniture, change clothes, trade cars, or move to a new house, the essence of a soul from one dimension is able to come and go from the third dimension known as Earth.
However, the answer is complicated when trying to explain all the ways that soul exchanges, co-habitations, soul braids/merges, soul over-lighting/draping, soul upgrades, and cosmic downloads can happen. (We will look at these in Chapter 2.) Just as creation is limitless and ever expanding, so is our eternal expression of Divine Source and the experiences we can have. There is no way I can cover this topic completely, but I do hope to give an overview of each of these and help you know that you are supported in accomplishing your mission.
All who live in this reality follow paths set by our predecessors. Walk-ins arrive at each evolutionary step in advance of the masses, adding clarity and stability while leaving a clearly marked pathway as they move forward in service to humanity. These “way-showers” embark upon rugged terrain, determine what needs to be done to safely navigate and create the necessary changes, and then assist others in integrating the vibrational shift. As they refine their own personal journey, they become the model for others to follow.
Walk-ins are these pathfinders! We are personally aware of the subtle nudges we are receiving, knowing we are well prepared for each moment as it unfolds. Much like dolphins that receive and send signals to one another, we transmit our unique signal that activates the information encoded in our cells. Many walk-ins carry symbols and encodings within their personal field. These codes automatically help others gracefully integrate higher vibrational energy into a physical body. When we connect with another, we share our puzzle piece, expand our experience, and we are all changed.
This article was excerpted from Walk-ins Among Us ~ Open Your Personal Portal to Cosmic Awareness written by Yvonne Perry. Yvonne offers coaching and energy sessions to help with the walk-in or soul exchange process.