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posticon Thoughts on Life after Death

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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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posticon The Amazing Power of Compassion

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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ The Dalai Lama

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Recently I’d been feeling a bit “out of sorts.” I couldn’t concentrate on my work, household chores, etc. This is not typical for me.

But I understood, at least partly, why it was happening. We recently had a sudden death in the family. Several close friends and family were enduring difficult, life-changing challenges. Then, just days ago, I found out a good friend had been killed in a tragic accident.Read more

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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will finally know peace. ~ Jimi Hendrixlove-is-power

Many years ago, one of my spirit guides said the sole purpose of humans is two-fold: first, to remember who they are and second, to remember why they are here.

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One of the aspects of love is a choice you can freely make—the choice to see the divinity in all beings, in all that is.

Every thought of love and compassion you hold soothes and nurtures the world around you.Read more

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posticon The Myth of Heaven and Hell

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I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell. You see, I have friends in both places. ~ Mark Twain

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Folks often ask us, in emails and private readings, what life is like “beyond the veil,” in the realms of spirit. In what you might call heaven (or hell). It’s a good question. So today we’re going to give you Spirit’s perspective on it.

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First, there is no “veil,” no separation between you and us. That’s a story humans have invented.Read more

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posticon Parable of the Beautiful House of Light

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When you close your doors, and make darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone. Nay, God is within, and your genius is within. ~ Epictetus, Greek Stoic philosopher

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We’re doing something a bit different today. A while back, best-selling author and filmmaker James Twyman  wrote a powerful parable. Today, with his permission, we’re sharing it with you.

Many years ago, longer than you can even remember, you bought a beautiful house but covered every window with dark, heavy shades.Read more