A spirit, who gave his name as Astriel, to the Rev. G. Vale Owen, an Anglican Reverend who received a series of messages from the spirit world in the 1920’s told the good reverend the following about the influence of the planets upon us: Read More.
Organization of Spirit World
On earth, when a Church or a Temple or any building is built, the process entails creation of a design, afterwards a construction company is selected and begins hiring workers and suppliers to provide the materials. Assembling the physical structure is accomplished by manual labor. In heaven building a temple is also a collective effort, but it is a combination of the force of wills by multiple spirits. Read More.
“We may place in the first or highest rank those who have reached the degree of relative perfection which constitutes what may be called ‘pure spirits.’ We may place in the second rank those who have reached the middle of the ascensional ladder, those who have achieved the degree of purification in which aspiration after perfection has become the ruling desire. We may place in the third or lowest rank all those imperfect spirits who are still on the lower rungs of the ladder. They are characterized by ignorance, the love of evil, and all the low passions that retard their progress upwards.” Read More.
We are told in Spiritist literature, that a spirit enters a body almost at the same time a sperm fertilizes an egg. We tend to think that a still-born child, while a tragedy for the parents, as an attempt at life gone wrong. A failure for some biological reason, where the soul of the little one finds a new home at some future date. Read More.
There is a complete description of the second order of spirits in Allan Kardec’s, The Spirits Book, starting at question 107. Second order spirits, while in the spirit realm, are composed of more spirit energy than matter. They are less dense than the lower spirits. Lower spirits, just like us, can’t see or feel their presence. Read More.
To understand the beginnings of the Third Revelation, one should read the first book codified by Allan Kardec. I have written elsewhere about how Allan Kardec created his books. In this entry, I am merely reprinting his series of questions of the progress of spirits. The section is in Book Two and begins at Question 114. Read More.
When you return to life as a spirit you will enter a realm in which thought is action. Where succeeding levels of heaven confer increasing capabilities. In the Reverend Owen’s book, which is a collection of four of his books, Life Beyond the Veil, in The Lowlands of Heaven section, his mother tells him what to expect on the first level of heaven: Read More.
Our prayers receive more attention than many of us believe. One of the recurring themes in Spiritist literature is the care and consideration of our prayers. We are listened to in the spirit world. No matter how small or inconsiderable we think ourselves to be, our requests are analyzed. Read More.
There was a colony in the fourth level of heaven. It had grown and now it was ready to take on more responsibilities. The spirit realm decided to make it a hub of newly arriving souls from inferior levels so they could learn how to thrive on stage four and continue to ascend. Read More.