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Death and Rebirth: Conclusion

For Chapter 4, click here. As the rock group The Police say in their song of the same title, “We are spirits in the material world.” While the hope of an afterlife certainly fuels our fascination with near-death experiences, we

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Death and Rebirth, Chapter 4: Our Third Stage After Death

For Chapter 3, click here. Near-death experiencers who meet the being of light say that this being emphasizes love and learning as the most important things in life. The love must come from within, but much of our learning comes

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Death and Rebirth, Chapter 3: Our Second Stage After Death

For Chapter 2, click here. After we die we initially go back to an out­ward lifestyle similar to the one we had before we died. But that doesn’t last long. Soon our outer layers start getting peeled away one by one,

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Death and Rebirth, Chapter 2: Our First Stage After Death

For Chapter 1, click here. In his Forward to The Tibetan Book of the Dead John Woodroffe says: Life immediately after death is, according to this view, as Spiritists assert, similar to, and a continuation of, the life preceding it.

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Death and Rebirth, Chapter 1: The Experience of Dying

For the Introduction, click here. There is a difference between Swedenborg’s experience and the experiences of people who have come close to dying and have returned. When Swedenborg described the spiritual world and the process of dying in Heaven and

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Death and Rebirth: Introduction

In 1975 Raymond Moody published his book Life After Life. It became an instant bestseller, sparking an intense popular interest in near-death experiences (NDEs) that has continued to grow ever since. Suddenly there was new light shining on a part

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Can I be Saved if I Hate my Mother?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Mary: Greetings, Lee. I have been an Eastern Orthodox Christian my entire life, despite brief forays into other denominations, even considering myself an agnostic

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Is There Sex in Heaven?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by “Heart broken and worried”: Hi Lee I recently lost my fiancé a month ago we just got engaged on Christmas Eve. We were together for 6yrs and

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If God Already Knows What We’re Going to Do, How Can We Have Free Will?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Josh: It says in the Bible that God knows our every word before it even leaves our tongue. If God already knows what we’re

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What if I’m in Love with Someone Who’s Already Married?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Scoope69: Hi, Lee I have been pondering about this spiritual question for some time and I was wondering if you could answer this for

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