Spiritual and Religious Apathy: Consequences for Life and the Afterlife

The other day I listened to a TED talk called ‘Why There is No Way Back for Religion in the West’ which discussed the implications of a recent study showing the massive decline of religion in the western world.  I’ll admit that I would have formally received this news with smug approval, but as I’ve… Read More Spiritual and Religious Apathy: Consequences for Life and the Afterlife

’21 Days into the Afterlife’ Author Dr. Piero Calvi-Parisetti to Present Webinar About Evidence of Life After Death

NOTE: THE WEBINAR IS RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 3RD.  CHECK YOUR EMAIL FOR A NEW REGISTRATION LINK. Dr. Piero Calvi-Parisetti is a medical doctor, psychotherapist, grief counselor, passionate after-life researcher and best-selling author.  His book, 21 Days into the Afterlife is one of my favorite books on life after death evidence.  It is well worth a read… Read More ’21 Days into the Afterlife’ Author Dr. Piero Calvi-Parisetti to Present Webinar About Evidence of Life After Death

Evidential Spirituality: How to Build Spiritual Beliefs from Life After Death Research

The Difference Between Faith-Based and Evidence-Based Spirituality For those of us who are not part of an organized religion but have a strong interest in the research and evidence for life after death, how do we define ourselves when asked about what we believe? For some, the answer might be agnostic, new-age, or spiritual.  For me,… Read More Evidential Spirituality: How to Build Spiritual Beliefs from Life After Death Research

America’s Identity Crisis: Seeking Wisdom from the Spirit World

*Song by Sufjan Stevens performed and orchestrated by Lauren Eve.  Please visit her channel here.* How the hell did we get here? October has disappeared in a blur of anxiety and stress.  A half-dozen blog posts I halfheartedly cobbled together lay unfinished in my drafts.  I, like most Americans, have been rattled to the core by… Read More America’s Identity Crisis: Seeking Wisdom from the Spirit World

Stafford Betty@Huff Post: The Looming Divorce Between Religion and the Afterlife

Dr. Stafford Betty is a Professor of religious studies at California State University, Bakersfield.  You might also know him as the author of several fantastic books about the afterlife, such as The Afterlife Unveiled: What the Dead are Telling Us About Their World and Heaven and Hell Unveiled: Updates From The Spirit World.  Recently, Dr.… Read More Stafford Betty@Huff Post: The Looming Divorce Between Religion and the Afterlife

New Study Reveals the Nature of God in Near-Death Experiences

Source. Krishna. All-That-Is.  Allah.  The Great Spirit.  Supreme Being. Elohim.  All names representing the same concept: the singular, universal source of creative power, wisdom and moral rulership over the universe. God.  With a Capital G. Today, when the western world refers to God, it usually represents the monotheistic God of the Abrahamic religions of Christianity, Islam,… Read More New Study Reveals the Nature of God in Near-Death Experiences

SDSU Study: Religion Down, Afterlife Belief Up Among Millennials; Reason? Feeling “Entitled” to get “Something for Nothing”

A recent San Diego State University poll led by psychology professor Jean Twenge shows that Americans are five times less likely to pray as compared to the early 1980’s, and twice as many said they do not believe in God.  The biggest decline is among 18-29 year olds, the so-called millennials.  The study also shows that despite… Read More SDSU Study: Religion Down, Afterlife Belief Up Among Millennials; Reason? Feeling “Entitled” to get “Something for Nothing”

The Multidimensional Afterlife, Part II

In The Multidimensional Afterlife, Part I, we were introduced to the afterlife as a hierarchy of thought-manifested worlds.  Because the spirit realm is thought-based, souls are automatically attracted to the dimension that corresponds with their beliefs, expectations, personality and state of mind, as well as their spiritual development.  When spirits cross over into the afterlife with strong expectations, religious beliefs,… Read More The Multidimensional Afterlife, Part II