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Life After Death

'Life After Death' May Be Possible, In A Way

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 10.08.2014 | Science

What happens after we die? Are we snuffed out like lights, or do we continue to exist in some way? Those are age-old questions, for sure. But a pr...

Beloved Dad's Memory Lives On Through Special Message In A Bottle From His Family

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.15.2014 | Good News

This fisherman's soul will forever remain at sea, thanks to a special message in a bottle created by his family. When California native Melvin Stan...

Why the Soul Is Tiptoeing Back Into the Conversation

Stafford Betty | Posted 10.07.2014 | Religion
Stafford Betty

Mind-body dualism, or the belief, roughly speaking, that we are a combination of body and soul, is not exactly coming back into respectability in leading philosophical circles, but it does show signs of tiptoeing back into the conversation.

Soulful Deed

Catherine Nagle | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

For six years we had a wonderful marriage. However, before he died, not only did he leave me traces along the way for his departure, he left me with a deed on how I was to live through the years without him.

5 Things The Dying Want Us To Know

Posted 08.01.2014 | OWN

Veteran journalist and author of Opening Heaven's Door: Investigating Stories of Life, Death, and What Comes After explains what she discovered after ...

Death, Life and Rebirth

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Each death is a reminder of the mystery of it all -- a reminder that we can only live each day as if it were the most important day of our lives and love as if it means everything.

The Life After Death Of My Mother Marylu de Watteville Raushenbush

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.06.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

When I was holding her in those last moments as her breaths slowed, her eyes, which had half shut and glazed, suddenly opened, focused on me and then beyond me.

Interview With a Philosopher: The Grand Finale, Part Two

Tom Morris | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

What can death tell us about life? Could it potentially provide important hints and suggestions about who we really are, and what the overall context ...

Interview With a Philosopher -- A Great Book on the Grand Finale

Tom Morris | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Death gets a lot of bad press, when it gets any at all. But it may be much different, and incredibly more interesting, than we might think. From the...

Heaven and Hell Revised: Updates From the World of Spirit

Stafford Betty | Posted 08.19.2014 | Religion
Stafford Betty

It would be disingenuous of me to claim that I know for certain what happens when we die and what follows. Mediumistic communication is a slippery subject, and I am aware of its potential pitfalls. But I am also widely read in the area, and what I've tried to show here is the remarkable richness of the best of spirit literature.

Is There an Afterlife?

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 08.03.2014 | Fifty
Sybil Adelman Sage

My brother, a real estate attorney who lived on New York's Upper East Side, was the last person I would have expected to tell me he thought he would go somewhere after dying, especially someplace as undocumented and wooey-wooey as the afterlife. Jack went only to places covered in The New York Times Travel Section -- London, Paris, Jerusalem.

Widowhood With a Message

Gramma Good | Posted 08.03.2014 | Fifty
Gramma Good

Live with peace surrounding you. Keep your treasures within eye distance. Arrange a "room of your own."

Preparing for Life After Life

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

We prepare for life after life by growing the smile in our heart. Yes, we prepare for eternity by receiving the fun, light, the presence of true life...

The Big Picture: Perspective Is Everything

Sue Shanahan | Posted 06.09.2014 | Good News
Sue Shanahan

My sister Ann passed away, without warning, on the morning of Oct. 9, 2008. An undiagnosed heart condition, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, took her life. How could that be?

The Kingdom of Heaven Is Like...

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 05.22.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

The Parable of the Wedding Feast (Matthew 22:1-14) starts out by these intriguing words: "The kingdom of heaven is like..." In the Gospels there are ...

Can Heaven Be "Revealed"?

Pierre Whalon | Posted 05.14.2014 | Books
Pierre Whalon

Skeptics must themselves confront the logical fallacy of claiming that such experiences are impossible, since the brain is the origin of the mind, and a dead brain produces nothing.

What Happens When We Die? A Past-Life Regression Expert's Theory

OWN | Posted 01.24.2014 | OWN

Psychiatrist Dr. Brian Weiss didn't believe in souls and reincarnation until one patient's astonishing hypnotherapy session in the 1980s shook him to ...

'I Feel Like A Frightened 10-Year-Old Boy Looked After By A Babysitter He Doesn't Know'

Edward M. Weinman | Posted 03.07.2014 | Fifty
Edward M. Weinman

'Shitwa!' The word was a polite way to curse so as not to teach her 12 children epithets that they might repeat in school or in a public place, like a grocery store. Yes, my mother had 12 kids.

The First Phone Call From Heaven

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 02.02.2014 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

Sometimes, instead of being obsessed with one big spectacular miracle, we should pay attention to the many smaller miracles that are accumulating all around us.

'Gravity' Movie Asks The Big Questions

Religion News Service | Jeffrey Weiss | Posted 10.08.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Reviews of the new hit movie “Gravity” note that it’s an unusually fine science fiction film. What they don’t mention is that the main c...

This Man Who Cheated Death Is Now Dedicated To Giving Back, Which Is Pretty Darn Inspirational

Posted 09.21.2013 | Impact

By Kelly Rouba, The Mobility Resource Matthew Hawksley is often thought of as the man with nine lives. At only 25-years-old, he has managed to...

How To Stop Living A Life Based On Other People's Opinions

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 11.09.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

Welcome to Week Five of Bereavement Boot Camp. You have probably noticed that as time goes on, the subject matter and the challenges get a little tougher -- but then again, so have you.

Dealing With Life Without God

Victor Stenger | Posted 10.26.2013 | Science
Victor Stenger

It's a fact of life. Look at the bright side. You no longer have to worry about eternal punishment. Your life is now your own, not governed by external forces except for those imposed by the fact that you are a physical being in a purely physical world.

Ask a Skeptic: Fade to Black

Sharon Hill | Posted 10.09.2013 | Weird News
Sharon Hill

I believe that some people, when they undergo the process of death, get to experience the shutting down of the brain that feels like overwhelming euphoria. It's what people describe when they have a "near-death experience." It sounds awesome.

The True American Gods: Comic Book Heroes

Carl Pettit | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Carl Pettit

These fictional men and women, who wear inappropriately tight-fitting spandex costumes and only exist in our imaginations, bring hope to millions of real people on a daily basis, and have become an integral part of American cultural life and identity.