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Our Souls Speak to Our Hearts

Our Souls Speak to Our Hearts

"Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them;
for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."

‒Matthew 19:14

I read somewhere that when someone dies, the reason we find it so hard to accept is because it isn’t true. Our hearts and minds reject what appears to be reality because our souls know that death is not final. Our spirits never die, and this is why death seems like a dream to those of us who are left behind. Through our physical form, death appears to be the end of life. But part of us refuses to recognize what we see because on some level we know it isn’t real and our hearts and souls keep repeating this truth to us. When someone dies, our logical minds try to convince us that the dream of death and separation is real. But when we awaken from that false dream, the reality of life is unveiled to us: the absolute truth is that we live eternally in spirit in the loving heart of God.

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Spirit knows life has no opposite

Hi Catherine,

Enjoyed your blog! I too feel that we are a soul with a body, not a body with a soul. When we drop our body we go with God (if we're lucky) or we go to the dark place. I've had several unusual experiences with life on the other side. Take care, Margie

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Illusion

Thank you for your lovely comment. I'm glad you enjoyed it, Marge.

I'll have to stop by and read more of your experiences ( if you don't mind). Sounds very interesting!

I appreciate you stopping by.

Have a wonderful day, Marge!

Truly,

Catherine Nagle

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"Processing" Death

Catherine,

Consoling thoughts!  As you probably know from the recent loss of a loved one in your family, I don't think we mortal human beings are "programmed" to "process" and accept very well  the whole experience or reality of death.  Some psychologists counsel that it's not good for our mental health to think about death but rather just accept it (whatever that means) and move on with our lives.  It's considered morbid to dwell on it, and there's an element of taboo in  our culture about the whole topic.  But, in my experience, it's hard NOT to think about it, and such counsel seems a bit like the proverbial ostrich  supposedly  "sticking its head in the sand" as though that changes reality. 

One "insight"  I've "come around to", for whatever it's worth, is that the "enormity" of death (loss of a loved one  and facing one's own mortality) makes any other challenge/problem in life seem trivial.  On the several occasions when I have been completely overwhelmed in the presence of death, I reach a kind of  "saturation" limit in which I just "shut down" and go on (to use a term from air force days) "auto pilot".  It must be some kind of "defense" mechanism to protect one from an emotional breakdown or overload. 

Be well,

Brenden

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Emotional Defense- Balance-Veils

Hi Brenden,

In due time, I also come around to more of a balance in my life, but it was not until quite a few years, (for me.)  As you've said, "auto pilot." However, it was through the Scriptures; that life and death started to make any sense for me:  During the grieving, that death was a part of life, while our veils are lifted one by one...

It is miraculous in how far long the years have passed, our loved ones become even closer in communication through our hearing heart.  God made us that way. As you've noted, "a built in emotional defense mechanism to protect us."

Life is never the same for any of us after losing a loved one. As for the trivial things from before that moved us, our spirits are more in tuned to the development of our souls, which are most vital to life hereafter.

One of the most important lessons (and I'm still learning) is that our loved ones fully understand.  They want us to be full of love and joy and 'spread' this to others, now that we've found our way.  There's no pay-backs, without a loving message that goes along with it that keeps the soul pure.  (I mentioned pay-backs, because I, myself questioned the emotional pain, as though I were being punished for something? It's been known for some, and I didn't want you to fall into this lie.)

Thank you very much for taking time and sharing your well-thought insightful wisdom. I always look forward to hearing from you.  Much appreciated!

God blesses.

Truly,

Catherine