A lyrical masterpiece supporting a variety of interpretations, we look at the song from the perspective of a fallen soul seeking the path of salvation.
This song may be catchy partly because it relates to a deep level of the soul: the initial separation from the field of unity. On the way back we may be confronted with wounds from the past.
Oh Sister, like many Dylan songs, can be interpreted on various levels: a relationship of siblings, a love affair, possibly with biographical references? From a spiritual perspective, it may be the spirit aspect addressing the soul aspect in man.
Harry Styles' Sign of the Times may remind us to accept lessons of karma, let go of our old life, and break through to a new state of being.
Jethro Tull's Skating Away on the Thin Ice of the New Day can be read as a description of how a seeker leaves his old life behind and overcomes karma.
Dylan's song about death and grace may hint at a maturing spirit-soul that leads to a renewed state of being.
Who am I, Estas Tonne's interpretation of a Peter Moore poem, reveals layers of self-knowledge and encourages the listener to live an active spiritual life.
What might seem like a trivial, light popular song, can be read as a conversation between a seeker and her awakening spirit-soul.
Love songs are well suited to relate to several levels of understanding: from erotic references to the longing for a companion, a soul mate, up to inner processes of soul and spirit that use worldly love merely as an analogy.