The following article was written by Maurice Barbanell and is a chapter from his book ‘They Shall be Comforted’ which was published in 1936. It is based on the teachings of his guide Silver Birch and is the best explanation of life in the spirit world that I have come across. I am sharing it here in the hope that it will help all those who have lost loved ones and help allay any fears of passing. Some of the language is a bit dated but the underlying concepts are very valuable.
Now let me tell you something about life in the spirit world.
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 diseases 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.Continue Reading