Monthly Archives: July 2005

posticon Suicide Revisited by John Cali

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Spirit and I have talked about death in many newsletters over the years. We did an article on suicide in a 2004 newsletter. And we’ve talked about death in a more recent newsletter.

Some of our readers have written us recently on the subject of suicide specifically, and death in general. Something that seems to be more on people’s minds today than ever. Understandably so.

So we’ve decided to revisit suicide.

The other day, “coincidentally,” I was listening to National Public Radio.… Read more

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posticon Is God Imperfect? by John Cali

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Spirit often speaks of God as “all that is.” If God (or the Great Spirit, or Goddess, or whatever term you prefer) really is all that is, does that mean our human imperfections are also part of God?

A reader asked us this question recently. Here’s his letter:

Greetings,

I have a question for Spirit.

If we are having a physical experience for God’s benefit, how can it be then that God only sees us as perfect?

If we are each an aspect of God and are in this physical form for Him to experience Himself, to know Himself more fully, are our imperfections also His since He is All That Is?… Read more

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posticon Gone Fishing by John Cali

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With summer beginning (at least for those of us north of the equator), people’s thoughts turn to summer vacations. When I was younger, one of my favorite summer pastimes was fishing.

In the Washington Post the other day, I saw an interview with a local fisherman. The man said he didn’t care if he caught anything or not. He just wanted to get away from his stress-filled everyday life as a trainer of firefighters. Fishing, he said, was a great way to do just that, and to relax and daydream.… Read more

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posticon Death Revisited by John Cali

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As you may recall, we’ve dealt with the subject of death many times in past newsletters. In response to one of those newsletters, a friend sent us some intriguing comments and a question.

Here are excerpts from her letters:

This week’s topic (When Bad Things Happen to Good People) made me remember the question I sent you some time ago, because it deals with us who are left behind.

The other topics (in past newsletters) have all been about leaving life on earth, mainly to help overcome the fear of death.… Read more

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