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Paranormal phenomena like the near death experience and the out-of-body experience have brought to light the connectivity of all living beings and the feeling of oneness at their essence. Can we move towards that holistic awareness?
Among the many important messages from near death ... Views: 40
Reflective people apply themselves to understanding the vagaries of life and it helps them move into deeper perspectives. Consequently, there is a sensing of the non-apparent aspects of life. They see that shocks in life have a message understanding which the shocks become unnecessary!
When ... Views: 69
It has been known that some terminal patients report paranormal visions when they are close to passing away. A careful look at those reports can help us receive profound messages regarding what happens at the transition between life and the afterlife.
A lot has been published about the ... Views: 81
The funeral was lovely. It was packed with friends paying their respects. But once everyone else has gone back to normal routines, close family and dear friends still grieve for the lost loved one. They may feel that the world has passed them by and feel very alone.
Now is a perfect moment to ... Views: 45
Survivor guilt is the guilt that is carried by individuals who survive the death of loved ones or other members of a cultural, national, religious or other group that they belong to.
It is felt along with feelings of unworthiness, a sense of being undeserving, an unconscious need to join ... Views: 78
During our life on earth, we are offered many possibilities. Some of them are healthy and some unhealthy in regard to our moving towards a holistic life of inner peace, empathy and loving application. What can help us take the right course?
A great deal of our life is wasted by living on ... Views: 99
The understanding of reincarnation leads to perspectives on many hidden issues of life so that our vision expands. As a result, the outlook on one’s life also expands helping us treat everyone and everything on earth with respect and dignity.
It is good to live one’s life on this earth ... Views: 137
The transformational state is based on pure awareness in the ‘Now’; the future is taken care of by that holistic state of mind. In contrast, paths to preset goals sustain the ego through expected fulfillments; the ‘Now’ is relegated as a mere passage.
The conventional mindset in which human ... Views: 103
Human beings don’t think much about their last hour before leaving this planet. If they care for it at all, they give in to some religious promises rather than rely on their own awareness and discovery. There is good scope here for reflections.
It is good to reflect on the last hour that ... Views: 141
In the aftermath of quite a few near death experiences, the person gets cured of almost impossible medical conditions much to the amazement of the hospital staff. We look into some case studies and the possible inferences from them in this presentation.
There are many aspects of near death ... Views: 224
Wanting to impress people with their assumed humility, human beings may take on a posture of freedom from their ego. This is pious egoism. Its tricky ways can keep us arrested in its deception. Those who wish to expand their spiritual vision understand this deceptive tendency in the human ... Views: 107
In your memory I choose to see what you have tried so hard for me to see. It is in your memory that I choose to take love, honor and respect to a whole new level. I am trying the best that I can and I walk strong, in your memory.
For all the times I just wanted to cry, you made me laugh. ... Views: 160
Messages from paranormal phenomena can take us into the realm of the unknown, the Beyond. To receive the messages, one must listen and remain without judging. That means one should not fall a prey to the usual tendency of being a believer or a non-believer.
Human beings generally live ... Views: 150
Our lives can be enriched by paying attention to the wider consciousness beyond the limited cocoon within which our habitual mind revolves. We get a glimpse of its greatness by looking into the descriptions of Oneness in that pervasive awareness.
Consciousness, the basis for our being ... Views: 197
Have you heard the song, “Live Like You Were Dying” by Tim McGraw?
If you haven’t, click on the link and head over there after you’ve finished reading. It really makes you sit up and take notice of how you’re living your life. That’s what it did for me, anyway, when my coach at the time had me ... Views: 140
Death, no matter what the cause, is always unexpected and a shock. I know this, and as a death care professional and grief coach, I teach this. Working over 12 years in the death care industry, I’ve seen the emotions of death and grief. I’ve assisted hundreds of families with prearrangements, ... Views: 267
It is usually assumed that our consciousness begins with birth and that matters get recorded from then on. In reality, consciousness exists even while the child is in the womb and a kind of ‘knowingness’ seems to operate then.
Studies have been conducted on pre-birth experience (PBE), the ... Views: 138
People have the habit of repeating parrot-like and copying what others do and say without much reflection. A very popular example is the saying, “We are equal in death.” But is it true that we are all equal in death?
First of all, do we all die in the same way? Some people die in accidents, ... Views: 147
The Self: An Evolving Constant
A true yet perplexing paradox of self is that it is an evolving constant. It is that stable sense of constancy yet it also embodies an undeniable fluidity over time. This irony captures the Self in its most fundamental dualism. It may be an understatement to say ... Views: 142
Although the 2013 Academy Awards are history, one gem - Amour - will continue to shine. This heartbreaking and unflinching movie was painful to watch but it stimulated conversations with more questions than answers.
As the people we love decline, how do we deal with the inevitable ... Views: 280
If you have qualms about outsourcing, it is time you set aside such apprehensions and considered the positive aspects of having a reliable medical record review company take care of your medical review process. Your practice needs to be fully productive with all the business processes ... Views: 504
It is interesting to study the correlation between the messages of near death experiences and the pointers from ancient scriptures. Our confidence in the spiritual content of the afterlife experience increases when we find striking parallels between the two.
People who go through a near ... Views: 281
Awareness about the causes of back pain helps to deal with the condition. You can achieve gradual but long-lasting improvement for back pain through various physical therapy treatments.
Back pain is a common condition affecting people of various age groups. Effective back pain treatment ... Views: 453
The vast majority of human beings live under the shadow of the fear of death – one’s own and that of the near and dear ones. They can release themselves from that pain by paying attention to what is known as the After Death Communication (ADC).
The conventional neurology that keeps the ... Views: 455
When creating each newsletter, I ask the presence of All That Is to guide me in bringing something into form to help, heal and bee of service. For November and December it was Peace. A week before the shooting in Connecticut, the Whispers of Spirit revealed Love was to be the theme for January ... Views: 303
We all have a story to tell that makes us who we are today. We ask people to tell their transformational stories in this magazine; therefore, I am going to share my story here this month. Through this letter to my brother, I will share how our enlightened relationship transformed my ... Views: 544
Rehabilitation Treatment – an Essential Service
Rehabilitation services are provided for the elderly, for patients suffering from functional loss and chronic pain, patients with post trauma/neurological disorders, and those having pain in the neck, shoulder, back, knee, and ankle. ... Views: 544
When we widen and deepen our perspectives, our life moves towards serene waters. One such perspective is available through understanding Reincarnation. This creates an elbow room in one’s consciousness, leading to stable peace.
Unfortunately, the cultures that have denied reincarnation ... Views: 351
The Instincts of Life and Death
Eros, said Freud, is one of our basic instincts. From the ancient Greek, Eros refers to the God of Love, which we might see as creation. You can read about it here: (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eros). The multitudinous number of all human instincts, might be ... Views: 353
How Children Deal With The Experience Of Death
As adults and parents, our highest priorities are our kids. We attempt to protect our children at all times and protecting them from death’s reality is tempting, but to do so may create more distress and harm than may be the case if we play it ... Views: 331
Research on Near Death Experiences proves that those who return from the clinically dead state are profoundly changed for the better in a number of ways. Those who listen to them with their hearts can move on to a holistic and wholesome life.
We all go through many experiences in life. The ... Views: 399
The holidays are such special occasions. Many people do not celebrate the holidays due to the loss of a loved one. Life is meant to be enjoyed and you can be at peace with the loss of a loved one.
You can go visit my gravesite, but I’m not there. My spirit lives on, everywhere. I can see ... Views: 403
Many issues of life can function as our teachers if we adopt an attitude of looking into them with the eagerness to understand what lies beyond the apparent. Reflection on the sorrow at losing a near and dear one can lead to a life of compassion.
As we all know, bereavement is indeed a hard ... Views: 493
I know I'm not alone in the fact that I've lost someone very special to breast cancer, and I'm sure I'm not alone in the fact that it still hurts after nearly twenty years. My mom passed away in 1993, a victim of this horrible disease, and getting over her death has taken most of my adult life. ... Views: 994
An example of what may be called the Mutually Exclusive Multiple Pointers (MEMP) approach to discovering the hidden truths is explored here in connection with the issue of reincarnation. Those on life's quest will find this interesting and useful.
People are usually guided by their belief ... Views: 517
When the news comes, when those words are spoken, your lives are never the same. The words themselves are always different, but their meaning is the same: death is on its way. Your partner in life, the one you love in so many deeply rooted ways, is going to suffer through an illness and ... Views: 495
To lead a meaningful life requires the understanding of its lofty purpose and our little place in the vast scheme of things. The messages from near death experiences (NDEs) go a long way in helping us perceive the sacredness of life – and the sacredness of death too!
Much of humanity on this ... Views: 738
Researchers on NDE have gathered a lot of information over the past 35 years or so. Putting them all together and reading between the lines, we can gain a lot of insight into life. Gradually, we turn to be holistic and understand the sacredness of life.
PMH Atwater, a seasoned researcher on ... Views: 1004
Living in the Bottom of a Well
By Sheri N Hall
You look up, you see a small circle of light- no it is not ‘Gods light’ but it is the way out. It is seemingly far away but closer than you think. It is very small; sometimes non-existent sometimes you cannot see it because you don’t want to ... Views: 999
Careful examination of the various features of the Near Death Experience (NDE) – that is, the experience of those who clinically die for a short time - helps us understand the fact of reincarnation. They also help us perceive the deeper purpose of life on this planet. This brings in ... Views: 934
Loss causes us to ask the tough questions, “Who am I? Why am I here? What is my purpose? It sends us on a journey of self exploration and discovery. It causes us to question the nature of reality. Who we thought we were is no longer. All that we knew to be true, all of our assumptions about ... Views: 1177
Satori is a Japanese Buddhist term for Enlightenment, meaning "understanding". In the Zen Buddhist tradition, Satori refers to the experience of "seeing into one's true nature" (Wikipedia). In this article, we look into the common grounds between Near Death Experience (NDE) and Satori. The ... Views: 1080
People keep searching for peace and happiness by revolving within the content of the mind which is conditioned by circumstances and genetics and, consequently, very limited in its ability to perceive. True vision lies in the wider consciousness.
The sequence in the wider field seems to ... Views: 744
"...when you fully understand that each day you awaken could be the last you have, you take the time that day to grow, to become more of who you really are, to reach out to other human beings."
-- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Death The Final Stage of Growth
I wrote the following piece after a ... Views: 1035
Living a spiritual life while maintaining a regular meditative (reflective) attitude toward life, death, and dying is important to our ultimate death. Socrates said “the unexamined life is not worth living” and if death is a part of life, the final stage or the stage in between, then “an ... Views: 1151
When difficult or traumatic experiences occur in our lives, we naturally wonder, “Why did this happen? What does it mean?” Often, such experiences may appear not to have any particular meaning; they may seem to be nothing more than purposeless suffering. Yet, in my years as a spiritual author ... Views: 2149
None of us wants to think about it, but the standard definition of a totally successful relationship is the old, traditional “til death do us part.” Any time we love, whether it’s a life partner, a dear friend, a child, a sibling, a parent or even a beloved pet, we are risking the loss of that ... Views: 939
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes it’s the hushed voice at the end of an exhausting day that says, “I’m still here. You can count on me.”
Heroism doesn’t always bellow. Sometimes it’s the quiet stillness at the end of a tough road that says, “I get it. I accept it, even though it's hard ... Views: 941
I sat in the hospital as my dear friend Scott slept. At the age of 50, his head of beautiful dark hair rested against the pillow. His once muscular body has been ravaged. By what? …They had no answers.
The veil between this existence and the next was so thin, and I felt tender knowing that I ... Views: 933
The following items should be included in the post-mortem letter.
• Notify your employer (remember to include phone numbers).
• Notify certain friends and relatives (provide a list with phone numbers).
• If you have volunteered as an organ donor, provide the information ... Views: 951