Further Reading

The resources listed here are provided as potential areas of interest only. Their mention does not constitute endorsement by The Meaning of Forever Project.

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From the “About” page:

“…His latest book on the subject of consciousness and reality, Living in a Mindful Universe: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Heart of Consciousness, co-authored with Karen Newell, will be released in Fall 2017 by Rodale Books.  His first book, Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife (2012), debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list and remained in the top ten for over a year. His second book, The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion and Ordinary People are Proving the Afterlife (2014), explores humankind’s spiritual history and the progression of modern science from its birth in the seventeenth century, showing how we forgot, and are now at last remembering, who we really are and what our destiny truly is.”


Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

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Eckankar ECK SymbolECKANKAR—Religion of the Light and Sound of God

The Path of Spiritual Freedom by ECKANKAR

The Adventure of a Lifetime

The purpose of Eckankar is to make God an everyday reality in your life.

Eckankar: Harold Klemp, the Spiritual Leader of Eckankar

Harold Klemp Spiritual Leader of ECKANKAR

As Soul, you have the God-knowledge within you. The teachings of ECK will awaken the knowledge and love for the divine things that are already in your heart.

The road to God is the adventure of a lifetime.



With spiritual blessings,

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Grief Dreams Website and Podcast by Joshua Black

Joshua Black is a PhD candidate who is researching dreams that grieving people have had with their departed loved ones. In a study of 250 people, he found that 75 per cent had this type of dream. However, most did not speak of them to others. Update: Dr. Black has now completed his PhD studies and continues to speak and write on this subject.

In Autumn’s Cocoon by Barbara Morningstar

In Autumn’s Cocoon was created to offer end of life education to the public and professionals.  We are often taught the mechanics of death, dying and grief, but not how to prepare for the impact on our hearts and humanity.



The Power of Pets by Marybeth Haines

Marybeth Haines is an author, speaker and counselor to people grieving the loss of their pets. In her book, The Power of Pets: 7 Tools to Heal from Grief, she says, “I believe that deep within our hearts, we genuinely understand that death is a part of life. It actually shows us meaning as to why we are here by reminding us how precious life really is.”

Soul Proof Book

Soul Proof by Dr. Mark Pitstick

Soul Proof’s home page says, in part: “Dr. Pitstick’s books, movie, CDs, coaching, and workshops can help you KNOW and SHOW that you are a wise, special and eternal being of energy/spirit/consciousness. What’s more, you are in fact, an integral and infinite part of Source Energy/God right now and always.”


Spiritual Niagara by Kathy Upper

Spiritual Niagara is a website directory of spiritual and holistic services offered in the Niagara Region. We bring together a community of services to assist people with locating and also learning from our various service providers. We arrange educational presentations and events supporting our members and our community.


Alexander, Eben, M.D. Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife. Simon & Schuster. (2012)

Burke, John. Imagine Heaven: Near-Death Experiences, God’s Promises, and the Exhilarating Future That Awaits You. Baker Books. (2015)

Dyer, Dr. Wayne W. and Dee Garnes. Memories of Heaven: Children’s astounding recollections of the time before they came to Earth. Hay House, Inc. (2015)

Greaves, Helen. Testimony of Light: An extraordinary message of life after death. Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin. (1969)

Kean, Leslie. Surviving Death: A journalist investigates evidence for an afterlife. Crown Publishing Group. (2017)

Klemp, Harold. A Modern Prophet Answers Your Key Questions about Life, Book 2. ECKANKAR. (2010)

Klemp, Harold. Animals are Soul Too! ECKANKAR. (2005)

Klemp, Harold. ECK Wisdom on Dreams: Why do We Dream? ECKANKAR. (2012)

Klemp, Harold. ECK Wisdom on Life After Death: What Happens When We Die? ECKANKAR. (2015)

Klemp, Harold. ECK Wisdom on Soul Travel: What Is It, and How Do You Do It? ECKANKAR. (2019)

Klemp, Harold. Past Lives, Dreams and Soul Travel. ECKANKAR. (2003)

Kùbler-Ross, Elisabeth, M.D. On Life after Death. Celestial Arts. (2008)

Kùbler-Ross, Elisabeth, M.D. and David Kessler. On Grief & Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss. Scribner. (2005)

Lewis, C.S. A Grief Observed. Faber and Faber. (1961)

Morningstar, Barbara. Honoring the Mystery: Uplifting Insights from the Language, Visions, and Dreams of the Dying. Barbara Morningstar. (2018). ISBN 978-1722966508

Neal, Dr. Mary C.  7 Lessons from Heaven: How Dying Taught Me to Live a Joy-filled Life. Convergent Press. (2017). ISBN 978-0-451-49542-6

Pitstick, Dr. Mark. Soul Proof: Compelling Evidence That No One Really Dies and How That Benefits You Now. Mark Pitstick. (2016)

Virtue, Doreen and James Van Praagh. How to Heal a Grieving Heart. Hay House Inc. (2013)

The resources listed here are provided as potential areas of interest only. Their mention does not constitute endorsement by The Meaning of Forever Project.

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