“And in whatsoever spheres, at any future time, the company who created it be dispersed, they always have in that building a focus of communion real and vivid, and the joy of it all is only such as you will know when you attain to creatorship in these spheres, if that be the line of your ascent in the Kingdom of God.”[i]
So speaks the spirit Kathleen in the book Life Beyond the Veil, in The Ministry of Heaven section. It was a communication to the Rev G. Vale Owen describing the building of a temple on the fifth sphere of heaven above the earth. She speaks (as the translator from a group of spirits to G. Vale Owen) about the joys of creation and stamping your character in what your group created by thought – by shear will power and faith.
I have written before, how as we rise up the levels of heaven we slowly attain the faculties to begin to cause action with our will, with thought. Construction by groups of skilled spirits cooperate in planning and building towers, palaces, lakes, and parks; everything that is desired and needed for life in the spirit realm. Hence, the architecture is only limited by the creative powers of the artists who were given the task to conjure the requested object.
What is interesting in the quote at the start, is the statement, “if that be the line of your ascent in the Kingdom of God”. Therefore, we are being told, that we have options as to what type of future work we shall be performing in the spirit world.
This topic was also discussed by the spirit Zabdiel in his description of the fifth level of heaven.
Three Chief Cities in Level Five
In a separate communication the spirit Zabdiel tells the Rev. G. Vale Owen, that there is usually one “City in Chief”; one major metropolis that is responsible for governing all other cities and villages in their sphere. But in sphere five there are three Chief Lords, all who rule over separate areas of the fifth sphere. He tells us why:
“The reason of this threefold domination is found in that this Sphere stands at that altitude, which having attained, a choice has to be made as to the particular way to be followed thereafter. It is a kind of sorting-room, as one would say, wherein are the inhabitants, in the course of their sojourn there, classified into their proper groups, and proceed onward in that special branch of service for which they most properly are fitted.”[ii]
Hence, there are different paths to ascend higher. And those paths begin at the fifth level. We only know for certain that one path is the road to continue learning to use your mind and will power for creation. What the other paths are is unknown to me.
I would venture to surmise that not every soul would wish to continually climb up the ladder to be responsible for creating greater and greater edifices, where eventually one could be in charge of forming planets and solar systems.
The spirit Emmanuel, in the book, On the Way to the Light, reported that Jesus was one of the spirits who helped create our planet. Therefore, this path not only entails great architectural talent but most probably leadership as well, since Jesus is the Governor of our planet and others besides. Jesus holds the spiritual paths of billions of spirits on and around earth in His very capable hands. I wouldn’t second guess anyone who would pass on that great responsibility.
Learn more about the spirit realm and what it means to us. The first place is to learn what the basic tenets of Spiritism are and how your life is planned so you can improve. You can begin by reading The Spirits Book, by Allan Kardec, or you can read my books, one on reincarnation, The Case for Reincarnation – Your Path to Perfection, the other about the spirit realm, and how we fit into it, Explore Your Destiny – Since Your Life’s Path is (mostly) Predetermined. You will find out why you are on this planet and where you are destined to be.
Owen, R. G. (2012). The Life Beyond the Veil. Pahrump, NV: Square Circles Publishing.
[i] Owen R. G. Life Beyond the Veil, Squares Circles Publishing, p. 347
[ii] Owen R. G. Life Beyond the Veil, Squares Circles Publishing, p. 289