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Both Agreements and DisagreementsPeople with strong Christian beliefs when they cross over may feel that they are being greeted by Jesus the man even though they are actually perceiving an energy of Christ consciousness.

AgreeChristianity has believed in a heaven and a hell, a purgatory, and reckoning and so, at death, to those who so believe in these symbols, another ceremony is enacted, and the guides take on the guises of those beloved figures of Christian saints and heros. Then with this as framework, and in terms that they can understand, such individuals are told the true situation. Mass religious movements have for centuries fulfilled that purpose, in giving man some plan to be followed. It little mattered that later the plan was seen as a child's primer, a book of instructions complete with colorful tales, for the main purpose was served and there was little disorientation. In periods where no such mass ideas are held, there is more disorientation, and when life after death is completely denied, the problem is somewhat magnified.

Seth Speaks: The Eternal Validity of the Soul, Jane Roberts
pg. 124, 1994 the initial contact with their guide, a devout Christian client might exclaim, Oh, I see Jesus! A variation of this theme could be a statement to the effect of An angel has just come to meet me. There are clients with firm theological convictions who tend to believe their session is a religious rather than a spiritual experience. Thus, conscious preconceptions toward religious doctrine are manifested here....They soon realize this preeminent being is their own personal teacher who has been assigned to them from their beginnings rather than a great prophet from one of the world's major religions.

Life Between Lives: Hypnotherapy for Spiritual Regression, Michael Newton
pg. 108, 2004

AgreeD: Some people believe that the form of Jesus' spirit will contact you to guide you at the time that your spirit leaves your body. S: It is entirely possible however, not mandatory or in all cases. It is sometimes done if the individual crossing over requests or desires to see this Jesus energy, and so it is in fact the Jesus energy which would manifest itself...

Between Death & Life: Conversations with a Spirit, Dolores Cannon
pg. 20, 1993

AgreeIn all my years of research, I have never had a single subject who was met by a major religious figure such as Jesus or Buddha.

Destiny of Souls, Michael Newton
pg. , 2003 Source

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Both Agreements and DisagreementsNo matter how evil a person was during their life, they will always be greeted by spirits when they cross over.

AgreeIn fact, in one channeling session, the guides that came through insisted that all terrorist souls are met by an entity, if only to make sure that their emotion does not contaminate the astral realm.

Suicide: What Really Happens in the Afterlife, Pamela Rae Heath
pg. 319, 2006

AgreeHeath: With accident victims, it sometimes seems to be the case that there are no guides to greet them when they cross over. Could this also be a problem with terrorist souls? Guide: It is not the case. We are aware when it occurs. We monitor, but we don't interfere. We are there to greet only to prevent infusion of their misperception of violence into the next realm. It's a corralling......Yes. Ultimately, this is what all that cross over deal with. You mentioned earlier other suicides and [people who die in] accidents. The guides are there as well. Those that feel confused and don't know if they are here or there, they actually do have someone to greet them-just so rapid that they don't notice. But there is always someone there to greet them Always.

Suicide: What Really Happens in the Afterlife, Pamela Rae Heath
pg. 319, 2006

AgreeSuch is the state of spiritual enlightenment of the earth that in many cases these folk are completely unaware that they have died. That means simply that they have never ceased to live there has been an unbroken continuity of life for them, as indeed there is for all of us. This situation frequently arises among people who pass into the spirit world suddenly and perhaps without warning. Their lack of knowledge of conditions existing in the spirit world produces this state of bewilderment, and if there is added to that ignorance also the fact that, during their earthly life, they never gave any heed to a future life in the spirit world, then their situation becomes a doubly unhappy one. But there is in the spirit world a vast organization of all its immense resources, and it must not be thought that these bewildered souls are left to shift for themselves. They are soon taken in hand by others long resident in spirit lands?as you judge time?who devote their spirit lives to such work. Our task is often a difficult one because it is not always easy for the soul to grasp what has happened. The mental equipment of the individual may cause a reluctance to accept the truth. On the other hand, those who are mentally alert will soon see for themselves the exact situation. If only knowledge of the laws and conditions of spirit life were universally diffused throughout the earth world, what a wealth of difference it would make to each soul as he came to reside in these lands.

Here and Hereafter, Anthony Borgia
pg. Chap1, 1968

Agree The actual process of physical death must be undertaken alone, and in this sense it is a solitary business. But as soon as the spirit body is free then we can begin. So far I have been speaking of people who are destined for the bright realms of the spirit world. Equally, assistance is offered to those whose lives on earth have brought them to the dark realms. It is a safe rule to say that no person passing into the spirit world at dissolution does so unattended. There is always someone there. But in so many cases we are prevented from giving any help by the spiritual state of the soul we are approaching. In fact, approach becomes impossible, and so we can do nothing but watch the soul depart upon its way into darkness. Naturally, if we can perceive the tiniest glimmer of light issuing from such a soul, we do our best to fan it into something more resembling a flame. (from channeled spirit of Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson)

Here and Hereafter, Anthony Borgia
pg. Chap2, 1968 Source

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Any path is only a path, and there is no affront to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you.

—Carlos Castaneda