Tag Archives: Abraham

posticon The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

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Our title today is an 1839 quotation from 19th-centruy English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton.

As you’ve probably heard, the legendary writer Salman Rushdie was brutally attacked recently as he was giving a speech.

This dreadful event happened at the famous Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. That happens to be a short distance from my old hometown of Westfield in rural western New York State.

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As our friend Seth says, “There is never any justification for violence. There is no justification for hatred.Read more

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If you’ve been on the spiritual path very long, you’ve probably heard of “soul contracts.” But what are they?

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There is no being in your life by accident—whether it be a human, animal, plant, other sentient being. There are no accidents, only soul contracts.

We realize this may be, as you say, a “hard pill to swallow.” But literally every aspect of your lives, from the most minute to the most monumental, is there because you have put it there.Read more

posticon Life, Death, and Suicide

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A recent news article talked about a 51-year-old woman who was planning to kill herself last weekend. She has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. As a Roman Catholic, she knows her church condemns suicide.

ALS is a progressive neurological ailment, nearly always fatal. One of our family members died from ALS years ago. It was, as you might imagine, difficult to watch him struggle and finally die years later.

Here are some of our random thoughts and words, over the years, about life, death, suicide, and euthanasia.Read more

posticon The Power of Intention

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Spirit and Berna had a recent conversation about intention. Her question to them was Can you tell us more about the concept of intention?

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It is a powerful concept, a powerful tool in your spiritual toolbox. Your intention is everything, because with your intention you can literally change the path of your life. Nothing can be achieved without intention, a clear and powerful intention.

Any time you form an intention (for example, if you want to heal your body of something) you first form the intention to accomplish the healing.Read more

judgement after death

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The only way you will ever live fully in the visible world is to acknowledge the reality of the invisible world. ~ Spirit

As humans with limited vision, we often ask ourselves, “Will I face judgement after death?” Spirit’s answer, below, likely will sound harsh to some. But the message is clear.

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Many of you, including Johnny, grew up in deceptive, manipulative religious cultures. You learned to fear God, to fear Satan, to fear life, to fear death. Above all, you learned to fear judgement after death.Read more