Where Do Pets Go When They Die?

On Monday, September 30, 2013, my family had to put down our beloved cat, Crystal, because she was in advanced liver failure due to cancer. She was just 7 years old and we only had her for a couple of years. It was heartbreaking. When I posted the news on my Facebook wall people expressed… Read On

8 Beliefs You Have About Being Dead that Are Just Dead Wrong

Since 2006 I have been communicating with both the living and the deceased, and I’ve gotten literally thousands of emails from people asking questions about life, death, and everything in between. It occurred to me recently, based on the types of questions people ask me, that a lot of people simply don’t know enough about… Read On

Reincarnation: Why would someone choose to come back to Earth?

I get a lot of variations on this question. “Why would I ever choose to come back to Earth? It’s horrible here and my life sucks. As soon as I get to the other side, I’m staying there!” I also get: “How can I prevent myself from being reincarnated? I’m so afraid of being sent… Read On

How To Help a Spirit Cross Over

It’s extremely rare, but sometimes when people die they decide not to cross over. Instead, they hover and linger between our world and the next, sometimes hoping to somehow get back into their bodies, or sometimes because they fear judgment on the other side. I see this sometimes with folks who died accidentally and unexpectedly,… Read On

When Babies Cross Over

I recently got an email from a woman who simply asked whether she would see her baby again when she crossed over. Apparently she had given birth to a daughter who died almost immediately. The tragedy of losing a baby is unimaginable and the pain of loss is almost more than can be borne, so… Read On