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June 5th, 2011, 15:27
Although we are eternal beings who cannot die and even though in truth there is no death, to say: ‘Death is nothing!’ would belittle its significance. What we earthlings perceive as death, when someone departs from this plane, is but a change and a transformation into a different state of life, which every soul has to undergo at the end of each lifetime. I believe that eventually everybody will reach the level of awareness where they can accept that this is so; we shall thus save ourselves a great deal of pain and suffering. You don’t have to take my word for it that this is true. How about trying the following for yourself?

First find a quite space where you can be sure that no-one will disturb you for a reasonable length of time. The best and safest way of doing this is by first asking your Guardian Angel to stand by you, to guide and protect you and show you the way. Then make yourself as comfortable as you can, light a candle, look into its flame, centre yourself by listening to the sound of your breathing, and feel how you are becoming still. Only when you are good and ready start to imagine that your loved one is drawing close and wishes to communicate with you. Focus on your heart and listen to the words of comfort that come to you from there, safe in the knowledge that these are not messages from some ‘other world out there somewhere’ but from your own heart, where your loved presently dwells.

Having done this for a moment or two, read the words that start at the following paragraph. Don’t think about them or evaluate them, but focus your attention on the world of your feelings and listen to the responses that come from your heart; they are your inner guidance. This is what your loved one wishes to tell you:

‘I have not gone from you. I have merely slipped onto different level of life and that is very much like going into another room. The world of spirit is not some place else; it is not ‘up there’, but an integral part of your present environment, the material world. Although I no longer dwell on that plane, I am still myself and you are you; we always shall be. We are eternal beings who cannot die and whatever we have ever been to each other, we still are. The love between us does not need to die through my departure. The great wisdom of the Divine has decreed that, on the contrary, through the experience of death human love should grow stronger and deeper – if two souls so wish.

‘That’s why I ask you to call me by my old familiar names, let them be the well-known words they always were and say them without effort. Speak to me the easy way you used to do and let there be no difference in the sound of your voice. Wear no forced air of solemnity or sorrow. Enjoy the jokes that made us laugh and express your amusement the way we always did together. Play with me and smile at me. Think of me and pray for me in the manner you always did. Never doubt for a moment that I can hear you, that I feel your love, and that I shall always be with you, wherever you are.

‘Life is eternal and the human spirit is immortal; in truth, there is no death and life consists of absolute and unbroken continuity. On its inner level all is one, and you are as much part of me as I am of you. Nothing needs to change between you and me, just because I have gone through the great transformation before you. If we both so wish, our relationship can remain the same it always was between you and me, and life continues to be everything it has meant to us. My departure from the physical plane was no accident; it was meant to happen exactly when it did. For your sake – not mine – make an effort to accept this, the way I have done. And don’t believe anyone who tries to tell you that because I am out of your sight, I should also be out of your mind. That can only happen, if you so wish. But if you still want me, the death of my physical body is going to present us with many opportunities for coming closer to each other than it was ever possible, when we both still dwelled in physicality.

‘You can find me and be with me, whenever you want to, because I shall be alive in your heart, for as long as you want me to be there. In the corners of your mind I am always waiting for your call. I shall never be further away from you than a thought, and you can get in touch with me whenever you want; it’s as simple as that. I shall always listen to you when you need me; when you call me, I shall come to help and guide you. But, never forget that you and I each have different lessons to attend to – you in the material world, and I now in the world of light. Therefore, let us also give each other the necessary space and time, so that when we do meet we can come ever closer to each other, to share precious moments – the way we always did. All rests safely in God’s hands; all is well. God and the Angels are always with you and with me, and am I.’

From ‘Comfort for the Bereaved’ (http://www.raysofwisdom.com/index.cfm?articleID=509)

With love and light,

June 6th, 2011, 04:10
The birthday is special day for everyone.the quote about birthday are as follow;
1.Wondering when those wonder years melted away? Unlike what most people imagine, the 40th birthday does not herald the beginning of Botox shots and anti-ageing creams. It all depends on whether you see your glass as half empty or half full. So, let the laughter lines wrinkle up your face, a bit. Bring on the merriment. Your 40th birthday is finally here.
2.it is a mid-century birthday! That calls for a big celebration. Fifty years and counting. Make the best of the 50th birthday, as each day is special. Today you will mark fifty years of your sojourn in this world.

Birthday Quotes (http://www.1-love-quotes.com/quotes/category/Birthday)

June 15th, 2011, 05:39
To the ones I love and who love me:
‘When I am gone, release me; let me go.
You and I, we both have many things to see and do.
Do not tie yourself to me in tears.
I gave to you my love and you can only guess
How much you gave to me in happiness.
I thank you for the love you have shown,
But, for now it’s time for me to travel on – alone.

So, grieve a while, if grieve you must.
But not for me, only for yourself and
For the hole my passing has left in your life.
Then let your grief be comforted by trust,
And remember that it is only for a while that part we must.
Bless the memories within your heart,
And know that no love is ever lost.
Life is eternal – it goes on and on,
Not just for you and for me, but for us all.

You and I can now come closer than we have ever been;
I shall never be further away from you than a thought.
If you need me, call and I’ll be near.
Although you can neither see nor touch me,
Know that I am there.
And when you listen inside your own heart,
You are sure to feel my love too, soft and clear.

And then, one fine day –
When you must come this way –
Alone – I shall be there to greet you,
With a smile I shall welcome you home.’

Fr. Pat Lennon
Edited by Aquarius

From ‘Comfort for the Bereaved’ (http://www.raysofwisdom.com/index.cfm?articleID=509)

With love and light,

June 15th, 2011, 13:51
The birthday is special day for everyone.

Did you know that at present the Sun is in Gemini? If you are a Sun Gemini, the following message is for you:

Happy birthday, dear Geminian Friend.

Charming, versatile, witty and quick-witted, inquisitive chatterboxes of the zodiac that you are, it seems to me that sites like Facebook and Twitter have been created with people like you in mind. It’s where you are truly in your element. If you who wish to find out more about your predestined pathway and the special life lessons the Universe has in store for you in your present lifetime, this is the place for you. Here is my birthday prayer for you:

I said a prayer for you today,
And God must have heard –
I felt the answer in my heart,
Although S/He spoke no word!
I did not ask for wealth or fame
I knew you wouldn’t mind –
I asked Her/Him to send treasures
Of a far more lasting kind.

I asked that S/He be near you
At the start of each new day,
To grant you health and blessings,
And friends, to share your way.
I asked for happiness for you
In all things, great and small –
But, it was for his loving care
That I prayed the most of all.

God be with you.


If you would like to read my interpretation of your Sun sign, follow this link:


With love and light,


Brok Born
October 17th, 2011, 10:15
Do not stand at my grave and weep;
I am not dead; I’m not asleep.
I am in a thousand winds that blow,
I am in the softly falling snow;

I am in the gentle showers of rain;
I am in the fields of ripening grain;
I am in the morning hush;
I am in the graceful rush
Of beautiful birds in circling flight;

I am in the Starshine of the night;
I am in the flowers that bloom;
I am in a quiet room;
I am in the birds that sing;
I am in each lovely thing;
Do not stand at my grave and cry –
I am not there. I did not die.

Brok Born

October 18th, 2011, 05:26
What do optimists do?
They hope! But what is hope?
It is not the closing of one’s eyes to
Difficulties, risks or failures!

Hope is an inner trusting that:
If we fail now, we shall not do so forever;
If we make a mistake, we shall learn something from it;
If we get hurt, we shall be healed.

Hope is an inner knowingness that:
Life is good;
Love is all-powerful and can heal everything,
Including the most difficult situations and relationships!

Hope is one of the Universe’s finest gifts.
It enables us to trust that, in truth,
The moment of physical death is not an ending,
But a new beginning and a release into
The greater freedom of our true home, the world of light,
Where those who have gone before us
Are waiting to welcome us.


From ‘Comfort for the Bereaved’ (http://www.raysofwisdom.com/index.cfm?articleID=509)

With love and light,