"The Discovery of Reincarnation put my mind at ease….If you preserve a record of this conversation, write it so that it puts men’s minds at ease. I would like to communicate to others the calmness that the long view of life gives to us."
"Belief in only one life-the Western belief-leads to a strained, tense, hectic outlook. Time presses, and our single, never-to-be-repeated youth runs through our fingers like pearls dropped irremediably into an abyss. Loves and hates swell to the size of irremovable mountains. Virtue adorns the soul like a flashing sword and sin weighs it down like a lump of granite. Everything is unique, final, immense. Finally death presents itself, not as a stage in a journey, but as the end, an event of outstanding, terrifying importance."
"Above all read the literature of this subject. It has been far too much neglected, not only by the material world but by believers. Soak yourself with this grand truth. Make yourself familiar with the overpowering evidence. Get away from the phenomenal side and learn the lofty teaching from such beautiful books as ‘After Death’ or from Stainton Moses’ Spirit Teachings.. There is a whole library of such literature, of unequal value but of a high average. Broaden and spiritualize your thoughts. Show the results in your lives. Unselfishness, that is the keynote to progress. Realize not as a belief or a faith, but as a fact which is as tangible as the streets of London, that we are moving on soon to another life, that all will be very happy there, and that the only possible way in which that happiness can be marred or deferred is by folly and selfishness in these few fleeting years.
It must be repeated that while the new revelation may seem destructive to those who hold Christian dogmas with extreme rigidity, it has quite the opposite effect upon the mind which, like so many modern minds, had come to look upon the whole Christian scheme as a huge delusion. It is shown clearly that the old revelation has so many resemblances, defaced by time and mangled by man’s mishandling and materialism, but still denoting the same general scheme, that undoubtedly both have come from the same source. The accepted ideas of life after death, of higher and lower spirits, of comparative happiness depending upon our own conduct, of chastening by pain, of guardian spirits, of high teachers, of an infinite central power, of circles above circles approaching nearer to His-All of these conceptions appear once more and are confirmed by many witnesses. It is only the claims of infallibility and of monopoly , the bigotry and pedantry of theologians, and the manmade rituals which take the life out of the God-given thoughts-it is only this which has defaced the truth.
I cannot end this little book better than by using words more eloquent than any which I could write, a splendid example of English style as well as of English thought. They are from the pen of that considerable thinker and poet, Mr. Gerald Massey, and were written many years ago.
"Spiritualism has been for me, in common with many others, such a lifting of the mental horizon and letting-in of the heavens-such a formation of faith into facts, that I can only compare life without it to sailing on board ship with hatches battened down and being kept a prisoner, living by the light of a candle, and then suddenly, on some splendid starry night, allowed to go on deck for the first time to see the stupendous mechanism of the heavens all aglow with the glory of God."
Arthur Conan Doyle 1918
The New Revelation
"That I might know that man lives after death, it has been granted me to speak and converse with several persons with whom I had been acquainted during their life in the body, and this not merely for a day or a week, but for months, and in some instances for nearly a year, as I had been used to do here on earth. They were greatly surprised that they themselves, during their life in the body, had lived, and that many others still live, in such a state of unbelief concerning a future life, when nevertheless there intervenes but the space of a few days between the decease of the body and their entrance into another world,-for death is a continuation of life."
"John Quincy Adams is well but the house in which he lives at the present time is becoming dilapidated. It's tottering on its foundations. Time and the seasons have nearly destroyed it. Its roof is pretty worn out. Its walls are much shattered and tremble with every wind. I think John Quincy Adams will have to move out of it soon. But he himself is quite well, quite well."
-John Quincy Adams
"The dead are living all around us, watching with eager anticipation how we will handle the opportunities they left in our hands when they died."
-Theodore C. Speers, D.D.
"As long as you do not know
How to die and come to life again,
You are but a sorry traveler
On this dark earth."
"I am just as certain as you see me here that I have existed a thousand times before, and I hope to return a thousand times more."
"After all, it no more surprising to me to be born twice than it is to be born once."
"Death is nothing more than a migration of the soul from this place to another."
Book: "Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnations"
"Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect"
"Many Wonderful Mansions" by Irene Specht
Book: "Debates on the Meaning of Life, Evolution, and Spiritualism" by Frank Harris et al
Book: "Reincarnation and Prayers To Live By" by Jeanne Dixon (A chapter taken from the book Jeanne Dixon: My Life and Prophecies) *ed note-an excellent take on Reincarnation
Book: "Experiencing the Next World Now" by Michael Grosso Ph.D.
Book: "Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife" by Mary Roach
Book: "Many Lives, many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past-Life Therapy that Changed Both Their Lives" Brian L. Weiss, M.D.
Book: "Lilly Dale: The True Story of the Town That Talks to The Dead" by Christine Wicker
Book: "Conversations With Eternity: The Forgotten Masterpiece of Victor Hugo" (translated into English for the first time ever)
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