About 46 years ago my parents called me over to their home to share something with me. When I arrived my mom took me into the living room where I found my father sitting in a chair with a dazed look on his face.
My parents told me they had just came back from a reading that my father had received. ‘A reading,’ I asked. ‘What kind of reading’? After they told me, my immediate response was, aren’t the children supposed to be crazy and into oddball things and not the parents?
They played a cassette tape which lasted about 90 minutes. I was completely amazed. The voice on the tape had given my father a complete physical which included his internal organs as well as the subluxations along his entire spine. At this point I would share, the information regarding his organ system was completely accurate and a chiropractor validated every subluxation.
The voice on the tape spoke about different traits and characteristics that my father had and that these traits were from past experiences or past livings. As an example, he said to my father, the reason that when you make something you hammer it, glue it, wedge it and brace it is due to the fact that in a previous life you were working on a bridge. You were supposed to be repairing it and had removed a covering over a hole that you should repair.
Someone got your attention and you lost your balance and fell through the hole to your death. But, before you died you had the last thought that you hoped no one else would fall through the hole and get hurt. So in this living you really make sure everything you build is secure. Now this was fascinating to me because everything I build holds up like a deck of card house. It doesn’t. Many other descriptions of my father’s idiosyncrasies were given with a corresponding story about a past life that caused it.
I decided to visit this man who spoke on the tape and see what he might tell me. I knew for a fact that this man knew absolutely nothing about me or my life before I met him. After I had received a complete physical, the man mentioned that the reason I don’t drink and shy away from dark haired Spanish type young ladies and had a fascination for horses, was because of the following…
In a previous living I was a priest in the new world. I became a little too close to the young Spanish ladies and ended up excommunicated from the Church. I became a drunk and worked as a blacksmith on a forge. My comfort came from working with horses. I found this very interesting. I had never had a desire or liked the taste of liquor. Although I have an extensive history in sports and all my fellow athletes would have a beer or stronger, I was always drinking my Gatorade or lemonade. I was always attracted to blondes and I would quickly look away if attracted to dark skinned Spanish women.
Reincarnation was foreign to me at that time and as I did some reading it appeared that most people have been told that in previous lives they were this prince, priestess, count, philosopher or whatnot. I would say that is definitely possible but not when you meet half a dozen people who all seemed to be the same person in that past life.
My personal realization concerning reincarnation came in dreams where I was shown my past lives and then recognized the same traits in my present living. I learned how we carry our past experiences from previous livings and unpack those that we will use in our present living. The spirit, as it enters a living, will take certain past experiences, traits, abilities to use in the present living.
As you delve further into this subject you will find that you may be attracted to a person, who lived in the past, and be drawn to a book that shares something about this person. You will be reading about the person’s characteristics and traits and when you learn of a large number of similarities you might have with this person, a particular feeling might go through your body…and you will know.
I spent some time with the man who gave the readings and he eventually shared some other past lives that people had. One example of karma, was related to a woman who came to this man saying that she was very concerned about her little son who was 3 years old. The woman felt that the little boy actually hated her in some degree. This seemed strange to her because she had a daughter one year older who loved her and she felt they were both children were brought up with the same love.
The man asked the woman, do you notice what happens when you light a match around your son? The lady answered, ‘he seems to get highly agitated and fights me.’ My daughter and most children are fascinated by the flames on a match! The man told her that in a previous living she and her son were adults working on a fire line. Because of her negligence, her son was killed in a fire in that living. Her karma…because she did not take care for this person for some minutes in that living, in this living she would feel responsible for his care throughout her life. A solution was provided by this man to help their relationship as the karma was worked through.
Some people think of karma as you burned me, I burn you and then you do this and I do that back to you. What I learned here seemed more loving rather than the Hatfields and the McCoys going at it forever.
My father had many more examples and I had many more on our tapes but I hope that you see this slightly different understanding of reincarnation. I have mentioned that I work with dreams, visions and internal guidance. My desire to go further into how reincarnation and karma effects one life has led me to seeking answers within. As a result I have been shown many livings at night and they seem to fit, because I see how I acted then and my actions, viewpoints and almost automatic reactions in this living. I also could see my eyes are the same.
I am sharing this with you because perhaps it will stimulate you into looking deeper. I was shown at night in a previous living that I was a Southern Baptist minister in a previous life. With my dark cape and hat with a bible stuck to my chest. My right hand extended pointing and sending lots of people to that ‘other place.’ Now it is interesting because in the early part of this living I had a wart on that same pointing finger of my right hand. In this living when I would point at something I would see the wart and lower my hand immediately.
I was told and shown, that in this living, I carried forward my speaking ability, as I have given almost two hundred lectures, but I have also been given the opportunity, in this living, to present beauty and love to many of those I had sent to the ‘other place.’ Here is another example of karma. It was my programming that I wouldn’t be so dogmatic and pointing in this living because of the wart. Once I had this understanding the wart disappeared.
I have asked and I have received much in this living. I have mentioned that we can know more about our past lives if we place ourselves in a position that we want to learn, we want to improve ourselves and we will make the effort to bring ourselves to the highest and best that we can be. Along with receiving past livings in my dreams I also have received commentary regarding what I had seen during the vignette of the past life. So, much is possible, depending on your desire and expectation.
I was fortunate that this man allowed me to hear 5,000 readings with approximately 5 past lives on each. So that is 25,000 or so. On these reading he never gave a name or title for someone in a previous life, it was just about traits and characteristics. No two readings were ever exactly alike. Edward A. Monroe, who gave my father and me our readings, passed over to the other side of the veil about twenty years ago. I am aware of past life regression techniques. Just wanted to share some personal thoughts.
With love, in love and through love.