by Debra Moffitt, Copyright DM, 2017
How often have you wondered about this powerful reflection? Do the things in my life happen to me because they’re meant to — or have I somehow chosen to live through these life experiences? The answers may be easiest if nothing painful or challenging happens, but for most of us, the questions about choice implies a certain level of responsibility and participation in the outcome.
I talked to Amy Weiss, author and wise soul who wrote the novel, “Crescendo.” She also co-authored “Miracles Happen: The Transformational Healing Power of Past-Life Memoires, with her father, Dr. Brian Weiss. Dr. Weiss is an expert in reincarnation studies and since the age of about one-year old, Amy says she was exposed to ideas about death and the soul’s journey that are not mainstream. She’s aware that the physical body fades, but souls journey from lifetime to lifetime. In her book “Crescendo”, the main character, Aria, plans out her life experiences before she takes on human form. She makes soul contracts about who she will meet in this lifetime and some of the experiences they will share. But once she’s embodied, she can decide to renegotiate the contract. Listen to the full interview here.
The ideas are fascinating and the book interweaves different levels of awareness that awakening souls may become conscious of — departed loved ones who remain near us; animals who love and support us; our connectedness with the Source of all life.
Many wisdom traditions believe we have free will, while others suggest that all is destiny and we’re part of a divine play where all unfolds in its mysterious, perfect way. What do you believe? “Do you create your own reality?” Amy asks. In our interview, she says she believes that we do. What’s your view?
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Copyright Debra Moffitt, 2017