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I know beyond the shadow of a doubt that there is no death the way we understood it. The body dies, but not the soul. ~ Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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We received some deeply moving comments on last week’s post, Life and Death. It’s obviously a subject of universal interest , as sooner or later, it touches us all.

Teresa, one of our readers, sent us her thoughts on the passing of her grandfather. With her permission, we’re publishing her touching story this week.Read more

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Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists. Herein lies the peace of God. ~ A Course in Miracles

Most of us have likely dealt with the death of a loved one. So we know the pain and sadness that can create. But there is always a “silver lining” in the dark clouds of death.

Spirit has talked about life and death many times over the years. If you’re reading this, you know life is real, death is unreal. But what does that mean?Read more

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posticon The Tragedy of Phantom 309

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The world is now too small for anything but brotherhood. ~ Arthur Powell Davies, Unitarian minister

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You’ve probably heard of haunted houses. But have you ever heard of a haunted truck?

Let me take you back to January 29, 1963.

That day, trucker John W. “Pete” Trudelle drove his tanker truck from Keene, New Hampshire to Boston, Massachusetts. In Boston, Pete loaded his truck with 4,600 gallons of gasoline. Then he headed back to Keene.

He never made it home.

As Pete headed north out of Boston back to Keene on the Newburyport Turnpike, he passed under a bridge.Read more

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posticon Conquer Your Fear of Death and Know You are Immortal

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Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. ~ Susan Ertz, British author

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Would you want to live forever? The quest for physical immortality seems to be consuming more and more people today. Our planet appears to be plunged into deep confusion and chaos. Why, then, would anyone want to live in that for endless years?

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We’ve spoken before about the chaos engulfing the planet and all living beings on it.Read more

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posticon Is the Afterlife (Life After Death) Impossible?

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The afterlife is the belief that an essential part of an individual’s identity, or the stream of consciousness, continues to manifest after the death of the physical body. ~ Wikipedia

So what do you believe? Do we simply cease to exist after our physical bodies die? Or does some part of us live forever? Is there such a thing as the afterlife?

One scientist, Dr. Sean Carroll, physics professor at California Institute of Technology, has this to say:

“Claims that some form of consciousness persists after our bodies die and decay into their constituent atoms face one huge, insuperable obstacle…within (the laws of physics)…there’s no way…for the information stored in our brains to persist after we die….Read more