A reflection on human suffering and its significance from an after death point of view:

KAREN F. MCCARTHY JANUARY 16, 2017 5:30AM  “He isn’t dead, he’s right beside me” doesn’t go over well, but this isn’t grief-induced delirium, it’s a full life Seeing the spirits of the dearly departed didn’t bode well for me living a normal childhood. While it felt entirely natural to me, my toddler conversations with long-dead […]

Suffering by Sparrow

Suffering is a product of thought. It is a consequence of the thought processes consciousness has been conditioned to within a specific environment or immersed reality. This is to say, suffering can occur, or be carried over into many different realities and dimensions where thought adheres to adopted attitudes. Any cluster of thoughts which gravitate […]

Sharing Signs

“My brother in law Dave Mobley passed away suddenly when he was only 30. We we’re the same age and he was my husband’s best friend as well. I had never lost a family member until then. We all gathered at my mom’s house and spent a couple nights together to be with my sister […]

It seems every day we have a chance to start over.  We are told this and for some this is true. But for too many people the idea of starting over is just an unfathomable idea. Depression, anxiety, trauma and stress can imprison and blind people to the light of change. Every year in the […]

Suicide and the Life After Death Factor

Following the recent suicides of fashion designer Kate Spade and travel show host Anthony Bourdain, there has been much in the media about the alarming increase in suicides in the United States, especially in the 45-64 age group. Considering that both Spade, 55, and Bourdain, 61, seemed to have had everything going for them, materialistically, […]

“Why do you insist the universe is not a conscious intelligence, When it gives birth to conscious intelligence’s?” – Cicero, c 44 BC Cicero’s question is as relevant today as it was circa 44 BC. In fact, the 20th and 21st centuries have seen a resurgence of scientific interest in challenging an unproven assertion that […]

I was blessed with the support of three amazing poets for my book.. One is Bob -thank you for grasping the mystery! Bob O’Hearn Patient What will it take to please our Spirit? Four sparrows fly out from the inner room: north, south, east, west. Although it may seem empty now, a tiny flame of […]

I saw a young child learning to swim today. The instructor coaxed her to roll on her back and kick. The little girl did as she was told. She splashed and kicked and finally rolled onto her stomach. Her lip was quivering; clearly she was scared but kept her chin up. ” My first one […]

I am happy to announce that some of my writing about my brother’s passing and subsequent after-death communications is included in a new book out on Amazon. Words at the Threshold: What We Say as We’re Nearing Death Paperback – March 17, 2017 by Lisa Smartt (Author), Raymond Moody (Foreword) This is a great read […]

Irene’s Healing


Indestructible…… During my vacation back East I had the opportunity to give a lecture on how to heal grief and respond to reports of patients having experienced After Death Communications. It was a success and I learned from it. Three audience members came up to tell me their personal stories about their own experience of […]

Spirit Message to New Mother

I was attending a party recently  at a home nestled in the vineyards of Sonoma. It was a beautiful day with beautiful people. I didn’t know anyone but everyone was so friendly. As I made my way around the party scene, I found myself next to a woman who asked me about my life.. The […]

Please come join me at the Annual Expressive Therapies Summit in New York City in November.  I will be presenting a lecture on: Bereavement and Transformation: Art Therapy and The Other Side.  Excited to share my personal training and experience to help advance the practice of healing grief and loss…. More information can be found […]

My meeting with Ralph

I had a date with Ralph Metzner today. Really, the Ralph Metzner; of the Timothy Leary, Ram Dass and Ralph Metzner trio. It was not a date, date, more like a date with fate. I was referred to him by a friend. Really, a man I just met who recently wrote about his experiences of […]