Anatomy of the Ethereal Body, Part I
This is one of the bodies that we have in common with all other sentient beings that inhabit this planet, and it is the design that sustains us all, as the “mold” of everything that exists. The ethereal body is not a sub-product of the physical body, it is an independent system in itself.
For humans and plants, it gives them power through rhythm, growth and reproduction. Its shape resembles the physical body, but it surpasses it, since the physical body is less luminous. Usually the Ethereal bodies match those physical bodies in size, but always a little bit bigger in volume. They are made up of vital currents of different colors which can vary according to health status and of the frequencies emanated by the heart.
Whoever has the gift of sight can actually see the subtle design of this Body, when it comes out from the physical body of a dying man and merges within the other energy bodies, the emotional body and the mental body.
The Bible references this in Ecclesiastes, XII, 6, where it discusses the breaking of the "Silver Cord":
“Remember him—before the silver cord is severed, and the golden bowl is broken; before the pitcher is shattered at the spring, and the wheel broken at the well, and the dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.... “