The Weather

“What is there to be scared of my friend? Your mind wishes to distort reality, have you noticed? Oh yes, from the outer eye looking at the case you present, it shall see one thing. However, from your inner eyes you see and feel something quite different.

Have you noticed on a cool, damp day you feel uncomfortable and cold and dream of a warm day? You are making the day wrong and the weather wrong. However, to the day the mist is needed. It coats the flora with a dense dew necessary for the leaves and the brush. The cool temperatures too act as necessary agents in the journey of all. Do not make the day wrong, it is perfect. Rain is needed for growth just as is sunshine.

Your quest is to determine your inner weather. Did you know you can cause the weather within you? If you want rain simply think bad thoughts. If you want sunshine think happy thoughts. If you want thunder think of something you fear. If you want lightening think of something that angers you.

You see, we may not be able to control the outer world, but we can trust it is perfect and needed for life. All is well.

However, we most certainly can change our inner weather. You want power today? Think powerful thoughts. Look back on a time when you were powerful and relive that moment in your mind. You want a peaceful day? Think of a memory of a peaceful time to you and you will be there.

You always have the power and I understand it may be difficult at times, but it is within you. Think of the small kindling sticks. To the outside, there is no appearance of warmth or fire. But by being determined the user can ignite a blazing fire with the sticks. Be determined friend. Use everything you have and light the fire within you. You will be burn bright, be assured of that.” -Sandra Champlain

The Tale in Our Minds

“Mightily you hang on to your woes and foes, dear friend. They repeat themselves as a play. Each day and night, the cast and characters appear, playing the same roles every time they are on your stage. They do not take a day off. They act out all of your worries and troubles, your misfortunes, your ill fated days. They do and they do and they do. The stage seems like reality. The stories seem authentic.

Enough time of being immersed in the production you feel that you are the production. The woes you take as your own. The troubles of the characters become your troubles. The story has been written by the fool called The Ego. The story isn’t entertaining. It is like an accident that all must stop to watch. Have you noticed it never considers any good days or happy times to come? It does not play the scenes of love and happiness.

Why would we pay so close attention and become addicted to this tale when it is only a show? You must remember that the world is but a stage and even more to the point, the thoughts that run through your mind are but characters in this play. They are not real.

You have the power to write a new script, but it is a difficult task. You may create new characters, heroes and heroines. You can have light prevail over dark, happiness over sadness, glad tidings over ill wishes. It is so possible.

Where does one start creating this masterpiece? First, remember that although you may feel trapped in a play where you cannot escape, know that it is all an illusion. The show you appear in is not one you wrote, but one that you adopted and were told it was your own. It is not.

You live in a time where anything is possible, yes, even miracles. Do not judge yourself, do not be hard on yourself or others. Forgiveness and Gratitude could be the name of your new production.

It is time now to write your own script. Write how your day will play out. Write how your week will play out. Write how your year and your life will play out. Write your cast of wonderful characters and allow them to appear in your life. Give your current cast new roles. Empower them. Feel gratitude for them. Everything is possible. You can and will overcome all that troubles you and I do mean ALL. Your personal battles to relationships, even the negative thoughts that take up your mind…all can be part of a positive, powerful and even fun journey.

Please, close the curtain on the play that has just ended. Send home the players. Your stage is now wide open and the script is not yet written. Have joy and an open heart and write your play with festivity and play!! Smile my friend, you are just at the beginning of some miracles. Have no fear. You are never alone.”

-Sandra Champlain

What Happens After You Die?

“What Happens After You Die?” by Maurice Barbanell & Silver Birch

One day after “death” you will be the same individual as you were one day before it, except that you will have discarded your physical body. You will express yourself through your etheric body, which is a replica of the physical one. It does not, however, reproduce any of its imperfections.

All disease and infirmities will be left behind. The deaf will hear. The dumb will speak. The blind will see. The cripple will be a cripple no longer.

You must try and understand that life in the spirit world is not dreamy or nebulous. It is full of activity. It is just as real as the life that each one of us lives here. We are accustomed to think of the material world as being real and solid, although actually this is not so, as the science of physics proves. The things of the mind, or the spirit, seem to us shadowy and vague, but to those who live on the Other Side, the mental is the real and the physical is the shadow.

This doubtless will be hard for you to grasp, but you will find a perfect analogy if you think of your dreams. When you dream, all the things that you encounter are real at the time of their happening. They only become dreams when you wake up. If you never woke up, and dreaming was the perpetual state of your existence, then that state would become your reality.

The spirit world is round and about us. Some people see it and hear it, because they can tune in to its vibrations. It is not situated in some far-off continent. It is a part of the universe, blending and intermingling with the physical world.

You must dismiss from your mind the old-fashioned theological idea that, after “death,” there is an undisturbed eternal sleep. There may be, at first, a short time of rest to enable the newly-arrived spirit to adjust himself to his new life. This usually takes a little time. Then he meets those who have preceded him. Families are re-united. Old associations are re-established. Friendships are renewed.

I know the question you will ask is, “How will I be able to recognise those who have gone before?” This is not a real difficulty. They will know you , having watched over you and kept in constant touch with you. Then, because the spirit world is a place where thought is the reality, they will be able to show themselves to you as you knew them.

There is, however, one great factor always operating in the spirit world – the unalterable law of attraction. Only those of like spiritual qualities can meet on the same plane in the new life. The husband and wife, who were only held together on earth by a legal tie, and between whom no real love existed, will not be together in spirit life.

Sometimes, people are puzzled because they learn that there are houses on the Other Side. You must remember, though, these are not houses made of bricks and mortar, but constructed out of thought. This applies also to the clothing that is worn.

The instinct to clothe oneself is deeply rooted and has become habitual. No one would dream of walking through the streets unclothed. This habit is part of our mental make-up. That is why it persists on the Other Side where mental states are the reality.

“What about food?” you may ask. “Do they eat?”

As long as there is a desire for food, this mental desire is mentally satisfied. As long as the individual craves for food and drink, he can obtain the illusion of what he requires – and it satisfies him. You may call this material if you like, but it is far more sane and logical than pearly gates and golden harps!

In the spirit world, there are no language difficulties. All people of all nations speak the same language – thought. There are no words to be mouthed, for ideas are conveyed telepathically, from one person to another. Words, after all, are but clumsy substitutions for thoughts. They are artificial means by which we communicate our ideas to one another. But words can never adequately express the thoughts one is trying to convey.

One day, when the human race has evolved, language will be abolished. We will have learnt how to send our ideas to each other telepathically. Then, many of our international difficulties will disappear.

In the spirit world, each person’s thoughts are known and cannot be hidden. There can be no deception of pretence. Every individual is known for what he is. He cannot deceive anybody, for lying is impossible.

“What about age?” you may ask. “What happens to old people who pass on?”

Physical age and mental growth do not proceed at the same rate. We rashly judge a man’s mentality by the age of his physical body here. On the Other Side of life, it is the mind which survives, and mental growth consists of progress towards maturity. Little children will grow older. The old people grow younger in spirit.

What work do they do? Each person seeks to express his natural bent. In this earthly life of ours, there are thousands of singers who have never sung; actors who have never acted; painters who have never painted; poets who have never written a line of poetry; musicians who have never composed a note of music. All these talents have never had an opportunity of being expressed, because through economic circumstances usually, the owners had to follow some other occupation to secure their bread and butter.

On the Other Side, they can express their talents. There are no square pegs in round holes in that world. For them, life is one continuous road of progress, each person striving to eliminate the dross from his nature and perfecting his own being. In that striving for perfection, there is no limit. It goes on for eternity.

The spirit world will not be so unfamiliar as we think because … most of us visit it in our sleep state. Unfortunately, few of us remember what transpires. When, however, we pass on, the law of association of ideas will recall our nocturnal experiences.

Of course, it takes some time for the newly arrived spirit to acclimatise himself to the conditions of life on the Other Side. This process of awakening differs according to the knowledge of spirit life that the “dead” man had before his passing. The more ignorant he was, the longer it will take him to familiarise himself with his new conditions.

Then, too, those who were trained in very orthodox ideas, with rigid conceptions of after-“death” states, experience a great difficulty, because the next stage of life being a mental one, they live in the mental world they have created, until they have evolved sufficiently to dispel this illusion.

When we pass on, we do not enter Heaven through “pearly gates”, neither do we descend to Hell through lakes of “fire and brimstone”. Nor do we sleep for ever.

Each one of us naturally gravitates to the spiritual sphere for which we are fitted, according to the life we have lived and the character we have evolved here. We cannot occupy a higher sphere than the spiritual status we have reached, nor will we desire to occupy a lower one. Automatically, we shall go just to that plane of spirit life for which we are fitted. We shall not be able to pretend that we are better or worse, for stripped of our physical body we shall be revealed and known for what we are.

People who have lived normal lives will not find anything to disappoint them when they arrive in the spirit world. It is the selfish man who has to face great difficulties, due to this earthly habits which act as a barrier to be overcome by progress before he is fitted to associate with those he loves. If, by virtue of life he has lived upon earth, he has cut himself off from those who love him, that will be his hell.

What is heaven? It is the reward of a life wisely spent on earth, for it will mean that automatically we reach those we love … heaven and hell are mental states. Of course, those who dwell on a higher plane can, if they so desire, visit spirits on relatively lower spheres. This they often do. But it is impossible for those on lower planes to visit those on higher.

In many cases, those who “die” go through a difficult period of stress, due to the fact they cannot reach the ones they love on earth. When they have awakened to an understanding of their new life, they naturally return to their loved ones to try to tell them of their survival. They find it hard to understand that while they can see the earthly members of their families, the bereaved are unable to sense the presence of those for whom they are mourning.

This is a very poignant sorrow that thousands of spirits experience. They do all they can to attract the attention of earthly friends, but too often they fail, and have to leave them disconsolate.

By some law which we do not understand, those on the Other Side know a little beforehand when somebody is going to pass from this world. They make the necessary preparations to greet them and to help them with their passing. This explains the fact that on hundreds of occasions people before they “die” have named “dead” relatives they said they could see in the room. Sometimes these spirit relatives have been seen by those in attendance on the “dying” person.

Clairvoyants who have witnessed the “death” of an individual tell us that they see a replica of the physical body gradually rise, connected for a while by a thread (it is what the Bible describes as the “silver cord”) which is attached to a vicinity near the brain. When the thread is snapped, “death” takes place. This etheric body is then seen to rise upwards until it disappears from view.

The one thing that brings the greatest sorrow to those who have passed on is our excessive grief. This, curiously enough, acts as a deterrent to their getting close to us. They do not like the constant visits to the graveyard as they know they are not there. Most Spiritualists make a habit of placing flowers near the photograph of the one who has passed on, particularly remembering anniversaries. This serves to perpetuate the idea that the spirit is constantly in the home.

Spiritualist also indulge in the habit of mentally communicating with those who have passed on by sending them messages, treating them as if they were actually present in the room. I know that these messages are received, for again and again I have heard spirit return thanks for this communion and give evidence that he has received it by repeating to the medium some of the ideas expressed.

Spirit life is not a state of vagueness or eternal sleep, but one of activity and labour. Idleness and unemployment do not exist there. There is plenty for all to do, although I know it is difficult for us who are immersed in material affairs to appreciate the activities of the spiritual world.

Apart from labour, there is opportunity for recreation and enjoyment. There are means of education and instruction in all branches of life – in just that particular form of knowledge which the spirit desires.

Of course, many of them are engaged on tasks which mean co-operation with people in this world. Some of them are hard at work helping to make communication between the two worlds easier.

Others, attracted by people in our world who are following similar lines of research, industry, art or reform, naturally return to inspire those efforts, although often people in this world are unconscious of spirit interest.

Source: They Shall Be Comforted by Maurice Barbanell and Silver Birch

059 Glenn Klausner

World-renowned Psychic Medium Glenn Klausner has reunited thousands of people with their loved ones for over 20 years. In fact, Glenn has been tested as a credible, legitimate medium on private investigator, Bob Olson’s website, http://www.bestpsychicmediums.com. Glenn has appeared on numerous television and radio shows, has been written about in 4 books and most recently on Hay House’s website when he had channeled a message from Robin Williams.
You can visit Glenn’s website at: glennklausner.com.

059 Glenn Klausner

World-renowned Psychic Medium Glenn Klausner has reunited thousands of people with their loved ones for over 20 years. In fact, Glenn has been tested as a credible, legitimate medium on private investigator, Bob Olson’s website, http://www.bestpsychicmediums.com. Glenn has appeared on numerous television and radio shows, has been written about in 4 books and most recently on Hay House’s website when he had channeled a message from Robin Williams.
You can visit Glenn’s website at: glennklausner.com.

059 Glenn Klausner

World-renowned Psychic Medium Glenn Klausner has reunited thousands of people with their loved ones for over 20 years. In fact, Glenn has been tested as a credible, legitimate medium on private investigator, Bob Olson’s website, http://www.bestpsychicmediums.com. Glenn has appeared on numerous television and radio shows, has been written about in 4 books and most recently on Hay House’s website when he had channeled a message from Robin Williams.
You can visit Glenn’s website at: glennklausner.com.

059 Glenn Klausner

World-renowned Psychic Medium Glenn Klausner has reunited thousands of people with their loved ones for over 20 years. In fact, Glenn has been tested as a credible, legitimate medium on private investigator, Bob Olson’s website, http://www.bestpsychicmediums.com. Glenn has appeared on numerous television and radio shows, has been written about in 4 books and most recently on Hay House’s website when he had channeled a message from Robin Williams.
You can visit Glenn’s website at: glennklausner.com.

059 Glenn Klausner

World-renowned Psychic Medium Glenn Klausner has reunited thousands of people with their loved ones for over 20 years. In fact, Glenn has been tested as a credible, legitimate medium on private investigator, Bob Olson’s website, http://www.bestpsychicmediums.com. Glenn has appeared on numerous television and radio shows, has been written about in 4 books and most recently on Hay House’s website when he had channeled a message from Robin Williams.
You can visit Glenn’s website at: glennklausner.com.

059 Glenn Klausner

World-renowned Psychic Medium Glenn Klausner has reunited thousands of people with their loved ones for over 20 years. In fact, Glenn has been tested as a credible, legitimate medium on private investigator, Bob Olson’s website, http://www.bestpsychicmediums.com. Glenn has appeared on numerous television and radio shows, has been written about in 4 books and most recently on Hay House’s website when he had channeled a message from Robin Williams.
You can visit Glenn’s website at: glennklausner.com.

059 Glenn Klausner

World-renowned Psychic Medium Glenn Klausner has reunited thousands of people with their loved ones for over 20 years. In fact, Glenn has been tested as a credible, legitimate medium on private investigator, Bob Olson’s website, http://www.bestpsychicmediums.com. Glenn has appeared on numerous television and radio shows, has been written about in 4 books and most recently on Hay House’s website when he had channeled a message from Robin Williams.
You can visit Glenn’s website at: glennklausner.com.