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Mary Reed: God, Jesus, and Buddha

by David Sunfellow

About Mary Reed Original Link Mary Reed is an “accidental” mystic who, following eleven years of profound, involuntary visions and insights into divine realms, surrendered her executive life in Washington, DC to explore her spiritual gifts in a remote Buddhist nunnery in India. She grew up without any interest in religion but with an innate […]

David Spangler: Honoring The Unseen Forces Of Life

by David Sunfellow

World Work By David Spangler March 2015 Original Link Part 1 This past month I’ve been thinking about the many ways we can contribute to making our world a better place. On the one hand, we are all engaged in seeking to improve and benefit our personal lives, those of our loved ones, and hopefully […]

Dream: Turning Into Angels

by David Sunfellow

Dream: Turning Into Angels By David Sunfellow Dream: A young man, about 18, is turning into an angel. His older sister is also turning into an angel. She is further along in the process than he is, so she is guiding and coaching him. Stronger and smarter, the big sister has a no-nonsense, drill-sergeant kind […]

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 […]

Prayer Bowls

by David Sunfellow

Near-death experiences champion prayer as a super power. Along with meditation (feeling the Presence of God), feeling and expressing gratitude, cultivating a sense of humor (which includes not taking ourselves too seriously), and learning how to see things from higher perspectives, near-death experiences indicate that prayer can produce miracles (click here to read some remarkable stories). One way we can […]

It’s The Little Things

by David Sunfellow

It’s The Little Things (v1.1) By David Sunfellow It’s the little things in life that are the big things. Respond to opportunities to express kindness, caring, and compassion that cross our path, especially those that seem small and insignificant. Treat everyone and everything — humans, animals, plants, objects, the unseen forces of life — kindly […]

Dream: A Reluctant Hobbit

by David Sunfellow

A Reluctant Hobbit By David Sunfellow Monday, February 23, 2015 I am watching a small group of people on a Lord-of-the-Rings-style adventure. One of the members of the group is a hobbit who is fearful and reluctant. I become aware of three things: 1. The hobbit knows that challenging times lie ahead (he may have […]

Dream: The Greatest Movie Ever Made

by David Sunfellow

The Greatest Movie Ever Made January, 1987 By David Sunfellow I dreamed I was sitting in a movie theater watching a movie. As I watched the movie, a host of meandering, shallow, incoherent, sometimes violent images tumbled across the screen. “What kind of ridiculous movie is this?” I thought, appalled that someone had spent millions […]

Rebooting Our Relationship With Technology

by David Sunfellow

Rebooting Our Relationship With Technology By David Sunfellow Version 1.1 • Take one 5 minute break for every 30 minutes you work on a computer • Consider buying or creating a standing desk so sitting time is minimized • When it is time to take a break, walk around (avoid sitting for long periods of […]

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 version of The Preamble, which continues to evolve as more people read […]

Story: The Hopping Stone Vision

by David Sunfellow

The Hopping Stone Vision By David Sunfellow Winter, 1995 Sedona, Arizona Deep in the southwest deserts, an old medicine man and young brave stand atop a great plateau. Together they silently survey all the Earth. After what seems like ages of absorbing all that can be seen, the old man taps his medicine stick on […]

Story: The Power of Words

by David Sunfellow

The Power of Words Author Unknown There was once a wise sage who wandered the countryside. One day, as he passed near a village, he was approached by a woman who saw he was a sage, and told him of a sick child nearby. She beseeched him to help this child. The sage came to […]

NDE Aftereffects: Ability To Bend Time

by David Sunfellow

This is a man named Neev taking about the aftereffects of his near-death experience. After first saying that he underwent some dramatic physical healings (chronic migraines, cramps, an anxious stomach all disappeared), he says this: “It was not only a physical healer — my mental state was repaired as well. My outlook on life was […]

Healing Past Events By Time Traveling & Changing Them

by David Sunfellow

While time unfolds in a linear way in this world, one of the core truths presented by near-death experiences is that time does not actually exist as we experience it here. From the perspective of NDEs, time not only doesn’t exist as we experience it, but everything — past, present, and future, along with every […]

Story: The Blind Man At The Gate

by David Sunfellow

The Blind Man At The Gate Long ago, I remember a blind beggar sat each day beside the gate on the east side of the wall of the city of Jerusalem. For years he made that place his daily residence. So clever were his ears that he had learned the sounds of those who walked […]

Dream: The Young Couple

by David Sunfellow

Dream: The Young Couple By David Sunfellow February 14-15, 2012 I had the sweetest little dream last night. It grew out of trying, once again, to come to a deeper understanding of how to relate to other people. When should we go along with something; when should we opt out, how can we go along […]