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Was the dream unlike others simply because the experience was? Or was it in fact something beyond the apparent limitations we observe in nature?
did your brother give you guys the closure you needed, literally? Is some layer of his being still there to feel or think on some level? I certainly hope so.
originally posted by: BS_Slayer
a reply to: chachonee
I love hearing so many different ways different cultures release those that have departed. I was born in a Catholic family, not a particularly stern or rigid one, but we had the usual Christian rituals. Do you feel that what you experienced was your father? or something related to peyote, and I don't ask that sarcastically, but sincerely. I have no problem at all not believing in heaven, I think my main issue is that I want to keep experiencing and learning, though not necessarily the way we do here. I yearn for meaning in general, I am the first to admit it. I also (as I'm sure everyone does) hate the idea that the bonds formed in this life can't live on, outside of memories. I say 'can't' not from a place of knowing, but in assumption based on what I observe in nature.