We, in physical form, on earth, forget the multitude of souls who are trapped in a narrow band on or near the surface. These are spirits who wander the Lower Zone. They haven’t the spiritual fortitude to understand how to ascend to the first level of heaven, where they will be safe and supported. Instead, they are subjected to cruelties and injustices that stretch our imagination. Read More.
A minister, of an unspecified religion, passed away. He was assigned a house on the second sphere of heaven. The spirit realm sent a woman to him to discuss why he was unable to speak, what he knew was the truth, to people who needed help with communicating with loved ones who have passed. Instead of assisting those in need he guided them elsewhere, for he was afraid to be exposed to scorn and ridicule from his colleagues. Read More.
Who are we, what do we feel when we just pass over from the physical to the spiritual realm? The transition is difficult for many. We are told about the complexities of adjusting by the Reverend Owen’s mother, who communicated to him in his book, which is a collection of four of his books, Life Beyond the Veil, in The Lowlands of Heaven section. She tells us about one person who is experiencing the learning curve: Read More.
“When we come to earth, friend, we say one to another by the way that we are going into the land of mist and twilight, that we may, in the interior world which we find there, shed abroad somewhat of our light and warmth, For, indeed, that these be much needed we are able to sense, even in those far spheres from which we come. You may wonder by what process of chemistry or dynamics this is made possible to us; and, in detail. But we are able to give you a somewhat epitomized account of this affair, and so we will, if it would be of interest to you, and those who shall come to read what we give you.”
Spirits who come to earth to watch over and guide us, aren’t omnipotent and ever-powerful creatures, they too require periods of rest and relaxation. After their long and arduous labor in the dense atmosphere of earth, a replenishment of spiritual grace is warranted. Such is one of the uses of a Temple in the fifth level of heaven. Read More.
As we live through challenging trials in life, we often feel abandoned. Life may seem completely hopeless at times. This is how a father with three small children must have felt after his young wife died. Unbeknownst to him, the spirit world knew of his plight. His recently departed wife knew that life without her would be hard. She asked to journey back to the surface of earth to determine how she could assist her beloved mate and children. Read More.
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.
“So we went without delay and came upon them where they were gathered about the bed of a little girl-child. She was of some six summers. I could see that she was about to come hitherwards. The home was that of a man of moderate wealth. He was not rich but worked to earn his bread. The room when I arrived there was full of lights of many colors.” Read More.
Those who have studied Ancient Egypt, the beliefs of the Israelites, and knowledgeable about the occult in many cultures understand that a name has a power. To invoke a name, alerts the spirit that they are being called.
According to some accounts, the calling of a name gives a person certain advantages over the spirit. E. A. Wallis Budge in his book Egyptian Magic (Dover Publications Inc.) tells us the following about the power of the names to the Egyptian: Read More.