Building Containers for the Divine

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Why It’s Important To Know About Shadow Issues And Work On Them

by David Sunfellow

Quotes “Here is a universal truth that everyone needs to know: Spiritual experiences, including near-death experiences, DO NOT perfect the human side of our nature. Spiritual experiences can, however, blind us and make us (and others) think we are more developed than we actually are. If we focus too much on the spiritual realities of […]

Historical & Cross-Cultural Near-Death Experiences

by David Sunfellow

…………………. The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation Published in 2009 Hardcover Edition Kindle Edition Excerpt from Chapter 1: The Field of Near-Death Studies: Past, Present, and Future “In 1975, Raymond Moody, then a medical student, published the book Life After Life. In it, he coined the term ‘near-death experience’ and the acronym ‘NDE,’ […]

David Sunfellow: How To Love Ourselves

by David Sunfellow

How To Love Ourselves (v2.1) By David Sunfellow Near-death experiences strongly champion the idea that we need to love ourselves. If we could see and love ourselves as God does our lives would be completely transformed. So would our relationships with everyone and everything else. You would think that loving ourselves would be easy, especially for […]

NDEs & The Purpose Of Life

by David Sunfellow

Our Job On Earth Is Important; Our Worth Is How Much We Can Love NDEr Heather V “At the end of this tunnel was the most beautiful place in existence. I seemed to have arrived back in the room but in another dimension. I was looking at everyone and everything in that hospital through what […]

Rethinking Buddhism: A New Way To View Suffering

by David Sunfellow

Rethinking Buddhism: A New Way To View Suffering By David Sunfellow One of the prime directives that I sail under — and that I see everywhere in near-death experiences — is that the universe, or God, or Source, or whatever you want to call It, has a plan. There is a reason why we chose […]

NHNE Recommended Books & Movies

by David Sunfellow

……………. Highly Recommended Books ……………. Love The Person You’re With By David Sunfellow Every day, all over the world, an increasing number of people are reporting near-death experiences (and related phenomena). This book is a collection of the-best-of-the-best stories and quotes from 40-plus years of research. It shines a bright light on the universal truths […]

Universal Truths

by David Sunfellow

Universal Truths (v2.0) By David Sunfellow Version 2.0 of “Universal Truths” consists of 88 statements that are based on the core truths found in near-death experiences from around the world. This updated list appears in my new book, “Love The Person You’re With.” ……………. 1. God exists. 2. God is an all-knowing, all-powerful Being who knows and loves […]

How We Create Our Realities

by David Sunfellow

……………. “The best way to jump-start ourselves to higher vibrations and better lives is to consciously focus on all the good in our lives, stop focusing on what we don’t like, and begin spreading love around everywhere — first to ourselves and then to others — treating ourselves and others with the respect and support we want for ourselves, […]

Gay Hendricks: Learning To Love Yourself

by David Sunfellow

Learning To Love Yourself By Gay Hendricks 122 Pages, March 18, 2011 Excerpt: I was at a crisis point in my work. For many years I had been searching for the answer to one question: How can we bring about change in ourselves? I wanted to know the most fundamental processes by which we could transform […]

Beautiful Song: “Echo”

by David Sunfellow

Echo By Blanca Lyrics: One thousand four hundred and forty minutes Every day I gotta decide How am I gonna live it I’m gonna take a chance to be the difference Every day I want to find I’m alive for something More than what I planned Higher than my ways Greater than I am All […]

How To Love Ourselves

by David Sunfellow

How To Love Ourselves By David Sunfellow Near-death experiences strongly champion the idea that we need to love ourselves. If we could see and love ourselves as God does our lives would be completely transformed. So would our relationships with everyone and everything else. You would think that loving ourselves wouldn’t be so difficult, especially […]

Why Don’t NDEs Provide More Specifics?

by David Sunfellow

Why Don’t NDEs Provide More Specifics? By David Sunfellow Original Link Why don’t NDEs provide more specifics, telling us, for example, what kind of foods to eat? From where I’m sitting, NDEs do address this indirectly. For example, many NDErs become vegetarians after their experience. Some, like Amy Call, are given messages that something is […]

Teaching Others About NDEs

by David Sunfellow

Teaching Others About Near-Death Experiences By David Sunfellow Many of us realize that the core truths championed by near-death experiences have the potential to change the world. After we’ve educated ourselves and started applying NDE truths to our personal lives, the next step is to share what we’ve learned with others. If you’re ready for this step and […]

Reverend Matthew Wright, Teilhard de Chardin, The Second Axial Age

by David Sunfellow

Reverend Matthew Wright, Teilhard de Chardin, The Second Axial Age The Reverend Matthew Wright is an Episcopal priest, writer, and retreat leader working to renew the Christian Wisdom tradition within a wider interspiritual framework.  He writes a monthly column, Belonging, for Contemplative Journal and serves as priest-in-charge at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church in Woodstock, NY.  Matthew […]

Dream: Property of The Church

by David Sunfellow

Dream: Property of The Church By David Sunfellow Dream: I am standing in front of a bunch of large jars that represent all the religions of the world. I notice that the water in every jar is cloudy, murky, polluted. Standing in front of the jars is a large sign that I can’t read. The marks on […]

The Wretched Hole, Wonderful House Story

by David Sunfellow

The Wretched Hole, Wonderful House Story By David Sunfellow Part One: The Wretched Hole Once upon a time there lived a very poor and lowly peasant. Unskilled, untrained and living in the midst of great poverty, the peasant gathered together what few resources and little talent he had and built himself a house. Though his […]

We Are Like Colanders

by David Sunfellow

We Are Like Colanders By David Sunfellow Original Link If we imagine our Authentic Selves to be like water, then our earthly selves are like colanders that are full of holes. The less developed we are, the more holes we have; the more developed we are, the fewer holes we have. The holes represent lack […]

The Healthy Relationship Preamble

by David Sunfellow

The first version of “The Healthy Relationship Preamble” emerged in 2008. It grew out of a desire to understand the core qualities of healthy, happy, deeply fulfilling and transformative relationships — and fashion these core qualities into a simple, one-page statement. This is the second major version of The Preamble, which continues to evolve as more people […]