Defying Death

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Death makes me very angry. Premature death makes me angrier still….Death has never made any sense to me. How can a person be there and then just vanish, just not be there? ~ Larry Ellison, Oracle founder

peaceful graveyard at sunrise

I found Larry Ellison’s words (above) intriguing, to say the least. But when you think about it, isn’t he just echoing what so many other people say? I know most of you reading this most likely have a different perspective on death. But many side with Ellison.

As far as I know, we’re all going to die some day. Some sooner, some later.

A couple weeks ago, a 9-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed in Montana, not far from where I live. To all appearances, it was certainly a tragically sad and premature death.

On the other end of the spectrum, Mbah Gotho from Indonesia, is supposedly the oldest person on the planet. He has official documents showing he was born in 1870. That makes him 145 years old. He was recently quoted as saying “What I want is to die.”

Larry Ellison and other wealthy entrepreneurs like him are donating millions of dollars to research on solving the “problem” of death. Among other things, they’re focused on delaying aging, extending the “normal” human lifespan, and even achieving immortality.

Other wealthy folks, like Bill and Melinda Gates, are more focused on improving the quality of life, not extending it forever. Bill once said of the billionaires concentrating on anti-aging and immortality, “It seems pretty egocentric while we still have malaria and TB for rich people to fund things so they can live longer.”

As you might imagine, there are some pretty passionate folks, wealthy or not, on both sides of the issue. Who’s right? Who’s wrong? Perhaps neither.

Here are some thoughts from Spirit.

Death is an illusion. It is not real. Only life is real. You are all immortal, eternal.

None of you—not one—came into any of your physical incarnations intending to stay physical forever. That is neither possible nor desirable.

You came here to play, first of all. Those of you reading this—at least many of you—know that. You came to have fun, to be happy, to live joyfully.

Secondly, you came as a “lightworker,” to use a term many of you prefer. What is a lightworker? Obviously, one who brings light. But, more than that, you came at this particular time in human history on your planet to help the “younger” souls among you. These souls are  not, if you will, as evolved as you are.

But at this time in the evolution of you all, it is critical that all of you return to the full awareness of who you are. Which is God. You and God are one. God is immortal. So too are you.

You, the lightworkers, are here primarily to be of service to those souls still struggling to understand what life—human existence—and death—are all about.

Again, none of you came into the physical to stay in the physical forever. Your bodies are illusions anyway. They appear to be real. They appear to have form. But that form must ultimately dissolve and disappear.

When that happens, what do you think remains?

You  remain. Forever.

You cannot die. To defy death is to defy illusion. There is  no death. There is only life.

Take comfort in knowing that. When you do, the peace you’ve been seeking all your life will return. You will know a deep, indescribable joy. You will know the peace that surpasses all understanding.

Go in peace. Be at peace. Be peace.


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10 Responses

  1. Pat

    Thank you, John. I wish that which never dies was more real to me than the illusional, physical world.

    • John Cali

      You’re welcome, Pat. I know what you mean — the illusion does, after all, seem real.

  2. Pat

    The physical life FEELS very, very REAL…I have been working this puzzle ever since my son died—a powerful physical presence—my 5 senses perceive and enjoyed him. When we do not see the person or hear the person or touch the person, it is an ongoing puzzle. The “person” is still around.

    Fast forward to myself as my age has advanced—I find things to enjoy and offer desires to every day—BUT—somehow, I am more or less coming closer to the reality I WILL be leaving physically. I sort of feel the “battery starting to run down.”

    Because I live alone, and have 2 young pets, as Abraham says, “I am looking forward to figuring out”…what will happen in regard to the pets if I croak, and the croaking is not discovered for a while, since they are required to be indoor pets in my present location.

    And furthermore, –if someone will step up to the plate and offer them a loving home as good as or better than mine. THOSE 2 questions are constantly on the back burner. I’d love to know what Spirit has to offer on that topic!

    • John Cali

      Thanks very much, Pat, for sharing. I agree — physical life does feel very real, even though we know it’s an illusion.

      I’ve printed your comments, and will review them with my spirit guides. Perhaps they will respond to your 2 questions.

  3. Mikala

    If you know the Creator and all the company of “heaven,” then you understand. If you don’t, you will never understand and no one can convince you of the transition.
    I’m with Mbah Gotho, is there anyone who wants to be 145 years old and living in the human body as seen in this time?
    Perhaps looking forward to the time when you will cross over and live in the One, be always joyful, beautiful, healthy, painless, loved beyond measure by all that you see, is a preferred hobby to stuffing your current life with worry about death.

    Love and blessings to all.

    • John Cali

      Thank you, Mikala. Well-said. What you suggest is certainly a far better way — to live our lives with joy, rather filling all our present moments with fear and dread.

  4. Karen Lee Samson

    Dear John,
    Death is an illusion as is our physical bodies as you stated in your article, we do live on for eternity and we continue to learn, grow , and provide hope, compassion, love, to All we encounter on our infinite journey….as we become ever closer to our creator- GOD. It is a process of development and illumination to realize that death is but a door to another demension that many do not yet realize. I am certain that spirit desires us to love one another and to treat others the way we ourselves want to be treated with love, kindness,hope, and joy. An old Indian saying …what we do to others we do to ourselves as we are connected in this web of life…or something along that line….as spirit speaks it is a cycle of everlasting growth like the seasons on Earth. All is a progression of eternal growth to higher demensions leading All of us to the Devine source of our creator, God. Death is only a change in energy form, no one really is dead…they have just extended their journey onward.

    • John Cali

      Thank you very much, Karen. There truly is no death, only eternal life.

      BTW, I love that quotation. It was Chief Seattle who supposedly said it. I have a dreamcatcher my son gave me many years ago, with these words: Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.

      • Karen Lee Samson

        Yes, I too have a cross stitched framed dream catcher stating that somewhere in my home too. Did not think to go get it as I was writing…beautiful saying by Chief Seattle.
        Thankyou Johnny for always providing beautiful stories and wisdom.

        • John Cali

          You’re most welcome, Karen. And thank YOU for your kind words. Have a great weekend!

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