It might be next to impossible but not impossible to loose one's individuality. Actually it is our individuality which saparate us from The God.
Use of "The Soul of the Universe", to indicate the God, was really the beauty of the book, "The Alchemist". It actually says that God is no saparate thing. God is the soul of the universe and we are the a part of it. The misery is that we never try to feel that we can mingle in the soul of the universe to become the God itself.
The shepherd of The Alchemist did that and thus he could control the nature because he mingled with the soul of the world. As our soul controls our body, soul of the world controls the world.
So! When you loose your individuality you can control the universe but then you no more remain just a human being.