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posticon The Vision, Part 1

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About a year ago, Berna and I were spending the day at a lake up in the hills south of town. I was sitting at a picnic table just enjoying the cool, sunny day. Berna was taking a walk along the lakeshore.

As she returned to the picnic table, the lake was behind her. I watched her as she walked toward me. I glanced behind her and there, walking on the water, were one of my spirit guides and the one we sometimes call Jesus.Read more

posticon Love and Religion

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Many years ago, I had a startling experience with love and religion.

Still a teenager, I’d joined the US Navy. (Military service was required in those days.) Stationed far from my New York home, I was lonely and homesick, as were my shipmates. Simon (not his real name), my closest friend on the ship, was also from New York.

We were docked in San Diego, California at the time. Simon and I took a weekend off to explore San Diego. We “accidentally” came across a hospitality house owned by a Protestant church.Read more

posticon You Are Beautiful Just As You Are by John Cali and Spirit

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God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them ~ Genesis 1:27

angel-645591_640Angel Light

In our last blog post, How Do You Express the Light of God?, we talked about an elderly lady who, despite her age and infirmity, nonetheless radiated a powerful, loving energy all about her.

This week we’re talking about another person who radiated that same loving energy all his life.

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You all chose the details of this and your other lifetimes.Read more

posticon How To Tell If You Are a Wise Old Soul–16 Ways by John Cali and Spirit

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Wisdom doesn’t automatically come with old age. Nothing does–except wrinkles. It’s true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place. ~ Abigail Van Buren

Tissot_The_Wisdom_of_SolomonThe Wisdom of Solomon by James Tissot

Ever since I started on this spiritual path, many years ago, I’ve heard terms like “enlightenment,” “ascension,” “wise old soul,” and other similar ones. I’m sure you have too.

I cannot honestly say I ever fully understood what those words meant–they seem to mean different things to different people.… Read more

posticon If God Is All-Powerful Why Does S/he Allow Suffering, Like Ebola? by John Cali and Spirit

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Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it. ~ Helen Keller, 1880-1968

Helen_Keller1Helen Keller
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A couple days ago I read an interesting article about the Ebola crisis in Africa. The author was questioning how such suffering could exist if God is all-powerful.

Good question.

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The “bottom line” here is God is NOT all-powerful. Does that shock you? It’s true.

God does not will humans to suffer, either deliberately or by neglect.… Read more