One of the most tragic consequences of the COVID pandemic was the inability for loved ones to be at the bedside of the dying to comfort them as they took their final breaths. Many people have expressed deep anguish that a beloved family member died alone, afraid, or in the company of strangers in medical… Read More What’s New in Survival Research, Part I: “No One Dies Alone”
Past-life memories in children are one of the strongest examples of evidence for post-mortem survival. Decades of rigorous scientific study contributed by Dr. Ian Stevenson, Dr. Jim Tucker, Dr. James Matlock and others provide stunning case studies of children who provide extraordinary details about another lifetime. With emotional sincerity, children as young as three years… Read More Oh, Not Again! Is Existential Dread a Subconscious Reaction to Difficult Past Lives?
Note to the reader: This post is speculative and treads into some territory that some may feel is fantastical or even strange. I do enjoy exploring unusual ideas from time to time, even if they are a little ‘out there’. I posted links to relevant videos throughout the post, but for convenience, I embedded them… Read More The Existential Threat of AI is not a Crisis of Technology, but of Spirituality
Good morning friends! My post format will now begin to include shorter opinion and observational pieces. I will not abandon the long-form citational style that I have preferred up to now; I will include both styles of writing in the hopes that I can write more often. The more formal style of essay with a… Read More A Change in the TSFLAD Format
There’s common protest against near-death experiences as an authentic description of the afterlife that goes like this: “If the afterlife was real, wouldn’t all near-death experiencers describe the same place?” At first glance, this may seem like a reasonable assumption. If another world exists after death, it’s natural that we would expect all humans to… Read More Some see Jesus, Some see Elvis: How to Make Sense of Diverse Afterlife Experiences
Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit. You should not be surprised at my saying, `You must be born again.’ The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the… Read More Forget Lailah and Remember Your Divinity: The Veiling of Consciousness
The condition of spirit possession-that is, full or partial takeover of a living human by a discarnate being-has been recognized or at least theorized in every era and every culture. In ninety percent of societies worldwide there are records of possession-like phenomena (Foulks, 1985). Baldwin , William J. . Spirit Releasement Therapy: : A Technique… Read More A Rational Guide to Spirit Attachment Syndrome
There are still a few hours before dawn. The house is dark and still. You and your wife are sound asleep in your bedroom. Suddenly, the phone rings, startling you both from sleep. There is something ominous about that ringing phone, yet you feel compelled to answer. You reach over and bring the receiver to… Read More A Disturbing Phone Call from the Other Side Reveals a Soul In Crisis
On the evening of March 13th, 1997, thousands of people in Arizona described seeing a group of orangish lights in a triangular formation moving slowly through the sky toward Phoenix. Some people described only seeing the lights against the darkened sky, but described the object as solid since it seemed to block out the stars… Read More The Pentagon UAP/UFO Report: Small Step or Giant Leap for the Legitimacy of Controversial Research?
The Hadza of Tanzania are one of the last hunter-gatherer tribes on earth. Anthropologists consider the Hadza an analog for early hunter-gatherer societies, since it is believed that their way of life hasn’t changed in 10,000 years. Living simply and owning few possessions, the Hadza exhibit no birth, wedding or funeral rituals. When a member… Read More Dancing with the Dead: Ancient Spirituality Returns to a Modern Age