Various spirits came to the Rev G. Vale Owen in his years of recording communications from the other side. His mother came first, then other spirits, from higher levels than his mother, initiated conversations: Castrel, Astriel, Zabdiel, and Arnel.
They all agreed on how they would describe the different levels of heaven circling the earth. They were quite explicit in saying that their numbering system was not universal or perfectly accurate – only that it provided a good approximation of the steps of paradise. Read More.