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Sb eng-chap 8 - emancipation of the soul - orange

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Gospel According to Spiritism Chapter 8

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Sb eng-chap 8 - emancipation of the soul - orange

  1. 1. Opening Prayer
  2. 2. The Spirit’s Book Chapter VIII Emancipation of the Soul Claudia Nunes Bezerra de Menezes Miami www.spiritist.com
  3. 3. Today’s Topics 1. Sleep and Dreams 2. Visits between the Spirits of living people 3. Transmission of thoughts 4. Lethargy, Catalepsy: Apparent Death 5. Somnambulism 6. Trance 7. Second Sight
  4. 4. Emancipation  Freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child.  freeing; liberation; release  Spiritist View:  Freeing of the Spirits form the Body.
  5. 5. Sleep and Dreams  Incarnated Spirits feel like locked up when in a Human Body.  The Spirit is never inactive. It is always in communication with other spirits.  While a Sleep, the Spirits is partially Freed from the body and enjoys the use of faculties not available while awake.  Sleep the INTELIGENT SLEEP
  6. 6. Sleep and Dreams (cont)  INGELIGENT SLEEP  People that are aware that although their body may be asleep, their spirit is not.  They talk with superior spirits and gain insights  Some Spirits even work while they body rests.  “You Die Daily” St. Paul  Most people do not know how to … Sleep Intelligently.
  7. 7.  Kardec Says Sleep and Dreams (cont)  Dreams are a product of the emancipation of the soul  Indefinite clairvoyance which extends to places  Retraces to our memory the events that have occurred  Present existence or in preceding existences  Strangeness of the images  Mixed up with the things of the present world  Gaps resulting from the incompleteness of our remembrance  Narrative from which Whole sentences, or parts of sentences, have been omitted by chance,  Remaining fragments, having been thrown together again at random, have lost all intelligible meaning.
  8. 8. Sleep and Dreams (cont)  Sleep is the response of the body.  Difficult to retain impressions you have not received through your bodily organs.  Presentiments  Warnings  Correlated to day-to-day terrestrial ideas  Dozing off can present same images as sleeping.  Vision occurs when body is in a torpid state…if sleeping it would be a dream.
  9. 9. Sleep and Dreams (cont)  Great Ideas  Why can’t we remember them?  Freedom of the body  What is the use?  They belong to the spirit world.  Does the Spirit know their time of death?  The Spirit can Pre-sent it and sometimes foresee it.  Why do we sometimes wake up tired?  The Spirit is attached to the body, and the body is shaken by the activity of the spirit and it may cause fatigue.
  10. 10. Visits between the Spirits of the Living  One Spiritual Life with two states:  Physical State  Spiritual State  Who do we visit on our sleep?  Friends, relatives, mentors  Why do we meet at night?  To have the intuition or Idea spontaneously after.
  11. 11. Visits between the Spirits of the Living  Can Intentional Visits occur?  Yes, however not likely the priorities on the Spiritual State are far different form the embodied one.  Can we promote a Spiritual Meeting of Incarnates during Sleep?  Yes, the friendship ties old or new are in command  Can you realize that a friend though of being dead is really alive on your Spiritual State and remember when awake?  Yes, however depends on the expiation of the involved souls.
  12. 12. Transmission of Thought  Who invented the airplane?  Three guys, however 2 in the USA And one in Brazil? Is that possible?  Spirits Communicate during sleep.  When Spirit wakes up, it things it has invented something.  Several Spirits could have learned it simultaneously.  Everyone works unconscious's to propagate it.
  13. 13. Transmission of Thought  Awaken Communications:  Spirit is not enclosed in the body, it radiates around it.  Spirit can communicate with Spirit under a denser environment.  Can two awaken Spirits receive the same intuition simultaneously?  When Spirits are in sympathy, awake.  Thought Transmission occurs.
  14. 14.  Lethargy Apparent Death  Relatively mild impairment of consciousness resulting in reduced alertness and awareness; this condition has many causes but is ultimately due to generalized brain dysfunction.  Catalepsy  A condition that occurs in a variety of physical and psychological disorders and is characterized by lack of response to external stimuli and by muscular rigidity, so that the limbs remain in whatever position they are placed.
  15. 15. Apparent Death  How does a Cataleptic patient Hear and sees?  Through the Spirit.  Can he express himself?  No the State of his body prevents him from doing so.  In lethargy, the body is not dead, for it still accomplishes some of its functions.  Lethargy and catalepsy proceed from the same cause, the temporary loss of sensibility and power of motion, from some as yet unexplained physiological condition.
  16. 16. Somnambulism  Sleepwalking, also known as somnambulism, is a sleep disorder belonging to the parasomnia family. Sleepwalkers arise from the slow wave sleep stage in a state of low consciousness and perform activities that are usually performed during a state of full consciousness.  In somnambulist the independence of the soul is more complete.  Spirit is Freed from the action of matter.
  17. 17. Somnambulism  Sleepwalking, also known as somnambulism, is a sleep disorder belonging to the parasomnia family. Sleepwalkers arise from the slow wave sleep stage in a state of low consciousness and perform activities that are usually performed during a state of full consciousness.  In somnambulist the independence of the soul is more complete.  Spirit is Freed from the action of matter.
  18. 18. Trance  When the Spirit is in trance is still more independent.  An Ecstatic soul can perceive happiness  So much that it may decided not to come back.  It is very easy to mistake when looking for answers on areas not permitted to man kind.  Anyone who should study them honestly, and without preconceived ideas, could not be either a materialist or an atheist.
  19. 19. Second-Sight  Second-Sight is a Somnambulist in an awake state.  All Faculties are permanent, but it’s exercise are not.  Second-Sight is an spontaneous phenomena  It may seam hereditary, however is by the physical and education which also is transmitted through generations.
  20. 20. Final Points 1. Sleep and Dreams 2. Visits between the Spirits of living people 3. Transmission of thoughts 4. Lethargy, Catalepsy: Apparent Death 5. Somnambulism 6. Trance 7. Second Sight
  21. 21. Questions????
  22. 22. References  The Spirits Book Chap VIII  http://www.courts.ca.gov/documents/cab3233.pdf  http://dictionary.webmd.com/terms/lethargy  http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/catalepsy  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleepwalking  Pictures taken from many places on the internet.  This PowerPoint has no intention of receiving any financial incentive or remuneration, it was developed for teaching purposes only.
  23. 23. Closing Prayer

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