Searching For the Past

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Searching beyond conventional wisdom. Open new avenues in your spiritual search.

Written by Gary Wonning

I will never forget my first past life regression.

I had been searching for spiritual meaning for quite some time, what the church was teaching just didn’t seem to answer all my questions, there seemed to be something missing, it wasn’t that I didn’t believe church doctrine, but there had to be more.

I had been sensing that there was really life after death, not the life most of us had bought into, but a real life on real planet earth, I had seen visions of my living in a different time and place, a time before the twentieth century.

It was time to investigate.

As I read the local paper one evening, I came upon an ad a local hypnotist had placed, the ad said he could cure smoking with hypnotism, my interest was peaked. I had read how people had undergone hypnosis and recalled lives they led in a time before this one. 

This was new uncharted territory and it took some time before I mustered up the courage to call him. 

Finally , I decided I could delay it no longer, this was something I had to do, regardless of the outcome. 

My wife and I had been having some marital issues, and I thought that perhaps I could find answers that would help solve the issues we were having. 

Talking with Tom, he stated he had only done three past life sessions, that didn’t peak my confidence any, but decided to do it anyway, what did I have to lose? 

The session went quite well, I regressed  to two lifetimes I  sensed having lived. One was in ancient Egypt and one lifetime was during th American Revolution. 

After overcoming my initial shock of the reality of it all, I began to realize that is was the only thing that ever made sense to me, it answered all the questions I had about why people do and think the things they do and think. 

If people carry these memories over from lifetime to lifetime, I could understand why we feel about certain people the way we do. If we remember how we related to people in the past and how they related to us , that would explain many of our relationships today.  

It wold also help us understand people of different ethnic and sexual preferences , if we realized at some period , we may have lived as  a different gender, race, or sexual orientation, it wold be hard to have any ill feelings toward those people today. 

I couldn’t wait to share what I had learned, I thought many people would be overjoyed at this new knowledge. 

Boy, was I wrong, my wife thought I had finally gone off the deep end and needed psychiatric help, a couple of the friends I had shared what I was planning on doing never believed a word of what I said. 

Man! What a let down. How I could I be so thrilled at what I discovered, the truth I had been seeking when everyone else was not only not interested but couldn’t comprehend anything I had experienced, and didn’t seem to care?

It didn’t deter me, I keep studying and learning, and over the years I have for the most part encountered the same response from those I have shared the knowledge  with.

Most people are stuck in their own little box, regardless of how open minded they proclaim to be, there are certain boundaries they won’t cross.

I have discovered the knowledge we acquire, especially in this field, is for our own spiritual growth and in many times no one else. They are on their own path and they will learn in their own time.

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Meeting your twin flame at The Tree of Life

Gary has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, while studying native cultures.

His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.

He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America and the aborigines of

Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.

He has observed that many of the forgotten cultures had spiritual beliefs that were stronger than ours in modern times.

In technology, we have made advances far superior to those that came before us, but, we have lagged behind in gaining or maintaining our spiritual knowledge.

For us to advance as the human race, we need to combine the spiritual knowledge of those that came before us, not only that of the ancients but the knowledge of our direct ancestors as well, with the technical knowledge we have today for us to propel into the twenty-first century and beyond.

He has published several books about his adventures, and is available for book signings, and speaking engagements.

For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.

 

 

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Why Do We Incarnate Over and Over Again?

Written by Gary Wonning

There can be and are many reasons to reincarnate. The reasons and need would vary according to the individual soul.

We would think most would choose not  to leave the comfort zone of the in between life and not decode t enter the duality of our world where positive and negative energies exist and often time conflict with each other. 

Without entering the earth reality, the soul doesn’t have the opportunity to evolve into higher levels of energy and thus develop a  higher level of consciousness. With out experiencing lives of pain and suffering, the soul only knows happiness and can only advance at a lower rate or not at all.

A person may feel lonely or experience suffering because they feel, consciously or subconsciously, they have done something wrong in the past and need to repay a previous karmic debt , either to themselves or to someone else.  therefore they feel a need to reincarnate to balance out the scales of what they did in a previous life.  

By continuously reincarnating we keep adding much need life experience to our repertoire, experiences that can only be added by so-called negative experiences. We do gain much needed insight though our happiness experiences, but much life knowledge can only be gained through the school of hard knocks. 

It is through our trials and tribulations we learn the most. 

You chose to come here through your own free will and accord, and you chose to live the life you are living, make the most of it. 

Learn your lessons well in the  school house of earth. 

Journey to enlightenment

Searching beyond conventional wisdom. Open new avenues in your spiritual search.

Gary has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, while studying native cultures.

His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.

He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America and the aborigines of

Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.

He has observed that many of the forgotten cultures had spiritual beliefs that were stronger than ours in modern times.

In technology, we have made advances far superior to those that came before us, but, we have lagged behind in gaining or maintaining our spiritual knowledge.

For us to advance as the human race, we need to combine the spiritual knowledge of those that came before us, not only that of the ancients but the knowledge of our direct ancestors as well, with the technical knowledge we have today for us to propel into the twenty-first century and beyond.

He has published several books about his adventures, and is available for book signings, and speaking engagements.

For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.

We Are Looking At This All Wrong

Journey to enlightenment

Searching beyond conventional wisdom. Open new avenues in your spiritual search.

Written by Gary Wonning

Everyone believes they are a body with a soul when in all actuality, we are a soul occupying a human body.

We have it backwards, our body dies and returns to dust, but our soul lives on, it never dies.

All religions and spiritual philosophies believe in some sort of resurrection.  This has been the case since time immemorial. Back as far as we can research, there has been some sort of  a definition of an after life, back past the Egyptians and even to ancient Sumeria, where life is presumed to have begun.

Almost all peoples believe in some definition of life after death.

At least that is what they say they believe, but very few have every researched what that means to them, many just pay lip service and go on with their daily lives. Never again questioning it beyond a simple thought.

They go on looking at the world though the illusion they are a physical body with a soul, many don’t even ever question they have a soul, or what that means.

They just fall in line with what ever the conventional wisdom of the day is and essentially become drones to the popular belief of the day, believing what ever it is that everyone else believes. 

Many of us have forgotten how to think for ourselves. 

Oh how different if we could look at life through the reality of being a soul that occupies different bodies through various incarnations, and realize that through the eons we have all been male, female, gay, straight, religious, atheist, democrat, republican, etc

How many people would have a different view of homosexuals if they realized in a lifetime they were gay?

Same goes for minorities, how about if minorities realized that in a lifetime they were white.

How about if a soul realized on a physical level they treated others as they are now being treated? They a now just repaying Karma for past deeds. 

If people could come to the realization that they actually were souls with a body instead of a body with a soul it would put a whole new perspective on life.

We may finally come to realize what the life experience is all about. 

Buy me here!

Gary has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, while studying native cultures.

His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.

He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America and the aborigines of

Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.

He has observed that many of the forgotten cultures had spiritual beliefs that were stronger than ours in modern times.

In technology, we have made advances far superior to those that came before us, but, we have lagged behind in gaining or maintaining our spiritual knowledge.

For us to advance as the human race, we need to combine the spiritual knowledge of those that came before us, not only that of the ancients but the knowledge of our direct ancestors as well, with the technical knowledge we have today for us to propel into the twenty-first century and beyond.

He has published several books about his adventures, and is available for book signings, and speaking engagements.

For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.

Do We Chose To Reincarnate?

Written by Gary Wonning

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Open new avenues in your spiritual journey

No one tells you what to do, we each choose to incarnate when we want or need to, and in which life situation we choose. You can organize your life any way you desire.

Nothing is forced on you and you don’t need to go back immediately and you don’t ever need to reincarnate, but you advance more slowly spiritually if you don’t experience earth life. You can live your life with whomever you want, you can choose a challenging life or one of quiet contemplation.

You can come in with souls you have never met or with those you have lived many lives.

Some advanced souls come in only to help others advance spiritually, in doing so they lose some of their energy but gain it back once they enter into the spirit world. 

If you give, you receive back.

Gary has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, as well as studying native cultures.

His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.

He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America as well as the aborigines of Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.

He has published several books about his adventures.

For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.

Your comments are welcome

Thoughts on Reincarnation

Interesting thoughts, part of which I borrowed from someone else.

According to a Pleiadian interpretation of life, Jesus taught reincarnation and not resurrection.

Human beings evolve by living life over and over again on the material plane in order to gain knowledge from their life lessons.

The primary goal of reincarnation is to evolve into beings of higher consciousness or beings of a higher vibration and love.  The message is that we are being called to the next phase of our evolution as beings here on planet Earth.

However, human beings always reincarnate as people, never as animals as in the Hindu cosmology since animals do not evolve spiritually as humans do.

Animals are part of the overall evolution of nature itself. Another fact to consider is the word evolution has two meanings. The first meaning is that a development and unfolding of what already exists, but is hidden. This means that something has to rise from the unconscious to the conscious. The second meaning is that something that does not yet exist is created, developed, and explored.

It is a consensus by biblical scholars today that reincarnation was part of early Jewish thought.

Hasidic Jews got their ideas about reincarnation from medieval Jewish mystics, known as Kabbalists.

Hasidism is a form of Judaism that was founded in the 18th century in Poland by Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov (ca. 1700– 1760).  He took elements of Kabbalistic teaching and made it accessible to the common people in a movement that spread across Eastern Europe as a result reincarnation is a fundamental Hasidic belief.

One Hasidic bedtime prayer asks for forgiveness for “anyone who has angered or vexed me… in this incarnation or any other.”  Both Kabbalists and Hasidic Jews tell us that every person has a spark of the divine inside of them and that the destiny of humanity is to liberate that divine spark and unite it with the larger Creation.

These two ideas of reincarnation and union with God, or Creation, have been a part of Judaism since the time of Jesus.

Of course, these teachings had to be suppressed for fear of persecution by the religious hierarchy.  Since the beginning, Mystics have always had a difficult time in any religion.

And so it may stand to reason that at the time of Jesus, mystical and rabbinic Judaism were one and the same. The rabbis who founded traditional Judaism were also mystics. So if Jesus did teach reincarnation and divine union instead of resurrection, as I believe he did, he either absorbed these ideas from the great rabbis of his day and/ or he learned this from his association with Star Visitors.

The author has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, as well as studying native cultures.

His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.

He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America as well as the aborigines of Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.

He has published several books about his adventures.

For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.

Your comments are welcome

 

Discovering Reincarnation

Discovering Reincarnation

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The key to a future America

Written By: Gary Wonning

I began to realize that all of my childhood,whenever I played alone, I usually reverted back to one of several scenes from an earlier time on earth,more often than not, back to a time in the old west. If I played “Cowboys and Indians” I was always a cowboy that didn’t kill Indians, they were always on my side. I could never see why anyone would want to kill an Indian, needless to say John Wayne was never a big hero of mine, I took more of a liking to the Lone Ranger.

Although I have never been there during this existence, one of my favorite recalls is during a life in the Las Cruces area of New Mexico.

Along with these “Cowboy and Indian” times there were other times I envisioned myself being in. One of my favorites being the Revolutionary War. Having grown up on a farm in Indiana, whenever the weather was cold and snowy and I didn’t have a basketball in my hand, I was very vividly remembering and playing out the winter at Valley Forge.

How often have we all acted out scenes such as these? Are they just play acting, or are we “remembering” times from our past? At first I thought like everyone else that it was “just play”, but as I went on to learn and honestly believe now, it is a “remembering” from a time in our Soul’s history.

This all naturally lead to the study of reincarnation, a subject I had read a lot about, and which I was soon to find out most people were only willing to talk about at arms length, most were afraid of something of this nature. It went against what they thought the bible taught and they were afraid that God would get them.

I was soon to realize that a lot of people were afraid of a lot of things and this was what was really holding them back from growing. There is no such thing as the devil, people have created that belief so they have someone to blame all of their problems on. They don’t want to face up to the fact that they are afraid, and are capable of solving their own problems by overcoming that fear, whatever it is. This is how we grow, we do it ourselves, God or Jesus doesn’t do it for us, they only try to show us the way.

Taking into account everything that I have studied, I have found reincarnation one of the most interesting. There are several things that should be considered when one engages in this study, one is not to get hung up on personalities. We are all just playing roles in this and any life we have led, if we come upon a lifetime in which we were some sort of famous personality, it should be remembered that we were that person to learn a lesson. If you had a life time as Alexander The Great, there is a real good likelihood that you were also a galley slave on an Egyptian warship.

A lifetime spiritual journey

photo of the sphinx against an Egyptian sunset

A journey of spiritual discovery

The author has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, as well as studying native cultures.

His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.

He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America as well as the aborigines of Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.

He has published several books about his adventures.

For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.

Your comments are welcome

 

The Path to Your Twin Flame

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Because of the shift in consciousness the planet is experiencing, many are seeking out their twin flame.

As a consequence, many are wondering if they have met their twin or if they ever will in this lifetime.

As we travel from lifetime to lifetime, we encounter many different life experiences. As a result, anyone  who has done any research on their own experiences will tell you.  We, each and every one of us incarnates in all the different races and genders, as well as various occupations and varied paths.

Our soul needs to experience and learn from the “all” that is.

When doing research it is not uncommon to find a theme in the live’s you encounter. This will give you a general idea of who you are, or what kind of life you should be leading at this particular point in time. By no means will this one theme surface in all your past lives.

Of course not, and to research every life you have lived would be  time-consuming, and confusing to even consider, and would be a lifelong adventure.

There isn’t any need to go to those extremes, by only researching a few, one can normally discover everything you need to know to  perform you mission in this lifetime.

As mentioned, anyone who has researched several past lives will discover they have lived many varied lives, most have been negro, white, Indian, oriental, and various combinations of all of the above. All have been male, female, and also gay or lesbian.

You will probably discover you had at one time several wives or husbands, and times when you never married or had any relationships. You were probably priests, nuns, pastors, political figures, farmers, merchants, and slaves. The  list goes on and on.

Once you begin to realize this, it is extremely hard to discriminate against anyone.

Many times, discrimination is also a trait we all need to experience in order to understand it, and being discriminated against is something we each need to endure to understand the total human experience.

The path to meeting your twin flame can be long and venturesome. It includes many twists and turns and many times true twin flames seldom meet and if they do, they don’t recognize the true nature of their relationship.

At the beginning of creation, souls were created, and soon thereafter they split into two separate souls, male and female. That doesn’t mean that the male partner would only experience male lifetimes and the female would only experience female existences. It just means each individual part of the soul was of that part of the total soul.

This is what was alluded to in Genesis, the first book of the Christian and Jewish holy bible. The book of Genesis states that God created Adam and that Adam was alone. God didn’t want Adam to be alone so he created Eve from a rib.

To me this symbolizes that Eve was once a part of Adam and thus their soul’s split and became two. If this were not so, why didn’t God create Eve from the earth like he did Adam?

To have done so would have made them two different souls, but not a helpmate like God intended. He created Eve from a rib, which is located near the Solar Plexus or the seat of the soul. It doesn’t take much imagination to realize the symbolism involved.

Will you ever find your twin flame? You were never separated.

The author has been a writer/ photographer for over 20 years, specializing in nature, landscapes and studying native cultures. Besides visiting most of the United States, he has traveled to such places as Egypt, the Canary Islands, much of the Caribbean. He has studied  the Mayan Cultures in Central America and the Australian Aboriginal way of life.Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in many different parts of the world!

He has published several books about the various cultures he has observed.

For more information and a link to his hardcover and Ebooks, and contact information: please check his website, www.journeysthrulife.com.

Your comments appreciated

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Enlightenment

At this period of time in the history of man, there is probably more individual searching being done into the theories behind the origin of the human race,what happens after death,the possibility of life on other planets, and what our relationship is to these life forms, if they do exist. There are millions of people who are questioning the existence of God, who he really is, and what is my relationship with him? Is he someone who mysteriously floats around on a cloud watching and judging us from above like some bigger than life Santa Claus, or is he, like many of the esoteric sciences claim, a part of our inner Self, whom we have constant contact with, someone whom we and everything in the universe are connected and are thus one? Each of us in our own way is experiencing what God is, and thus we are each a part of God, thus we are God! This book is a brief account of my search for my own truth as I know it today, everything stated actually happened, according to my own perception. It has been an exciting search, at times very frustrating, very rewarding, and above all, very fulfilling. My main purpose in writing this book is to show that anyone, even a bashful unfamous country boy can have these awakenings, you don’t have to be rich or well-known to find your connection to Divine Source.

Available in both hard copy and ebook format.