Do You Believe in an Afterlife?

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  1. Zoom-boing
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    So AVG-JOE started a thread about living forever and in it he made this statement:

    "Even though I truly believe that death is the end, without it to look forward to, I feel I would go insane."

    My question is do you believe that death is the end or do you believe in any type of afterlife?

    Some of you might remember a few months back I wrote about my cousin dying. That thread was questioning my cousin's husband and daughter's decision to go to a wedding the day after she died (I thought it a bit odd and wanted to know what others thought). Anyway, a few nights ago my cousin's husband, Jimmy, was asleep. He heard some kind of buzzing noise in his ear and it woke him up. He then felt two hands starting to massage his shoulders. He turned around and there was Joan, his deceased wife. She said to him (I'm paraphrasing a bit): "Don't worry about anything, everything will be ok. YOU are going to be ok. And don't worry about me, I am fine". She then got off the bed and started to walk away. He followed her and when he rounded the corner she was gone.

    I know many of you might say he was just dreaming and perhaps he was. He certainly doesn't think he was and after it happened he said he felt better than he'd felt in a long, long time. It gave him enormous comfort.

    Do you think he was just dreaming or do you believe that the dead can come back to us at times?
     
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    Hmm...as far as an afterlife, yes I do believe there is one.

    I've heard of dead people communicating to people in dreams; I've never had this experience myself but have known some people who have.
     
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    Yes, I believe in an afterlife. Heaven or hell? Not necessarily. In my opinion and what I truly believe is, we go where we were happiest..whatever makes us happy in this life is what will be awaiting us in the afterlife. Whatever we did that was truly bad, will be awaiting us to relive again, but as the recipient of whatever we did that was bad....but once we get a few doses of what we dished out...then we are put where we were happy before we were bad.

    Dont know if that made sense, but it does to me, lol.
     
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    No dream for me. It was real. But it wasnt human. It was animals.
     
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    I believe that there is more to it than simply laying around being worm food. I believe that heaven and hell are a part of it but not all of it. As Paul Harvey used to say, "Now, to Page 2".
     
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    I believe in an "afterglow".
     
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    spectrumc01 I give you....the TRUTH

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    Yes there is an afterlife, but I don't think we as a people will recognize it as anything our world religions say it is.
     
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    No.

    I do not believe in an afterlife and I think that there not being one is a good thing. We should try to enjoy what we have of life.
    Dying doesn't really frighten me since I won't be around to know I'm dead.

    Your cousin was hallucinating, dreaming or pulling your leg.
     
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    yes, I believe there is a after-life.

    and yes, they can come back , I don't think they have carte-blanche, but they can and have. nuff said.
     

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