Where do we reside when we’re on the other side? Many mediums or “experts” will tell you that building your home on the other side is only a thought away. Just think it into existence. Would you like to live in the mansion that you could have only dreamed about while living on Earth? Would you choose a carbon copy of a home that you already lived in on this planet? Can we live in a type of dormitory or apartment building with groups of souls that share the same interests? Or… would you decide that a permanent residence is not necessary on the other side?
I’ve thought about this several times recently and even brought the topic up in another bog. Well in my reading today I found Sarah Estep (known as one of the great pioneers in the study of electronic voice phenomena) asking the same question in her book Voices of Eternity (1988).
One time before turning her recorder off, Sarah recorded the message “I do want to go home”. The context of the message seems to be unknown.
“The following morning I asked if they had homes in the spirit world. A voice replied, ‘That is very plain,’ and four counters later added, ‘That is right.’“
“Twenty-four hours later, trying to get a more specific answer, I asked if the homes in the spirit world were much like our earth-plane homes. A distinct male voice said, ‘We have.’“
A few days ago I visited the forums of the Channeling Erik website (I blogged about this website several weeks ago). I suggested asking Erik for details about where he resides on the Other Side. Jason, who leaves no profile information, but seems very knowledgeable on the subject, left this response.
In between lives, manifestations such as homes are created by the emotional thought energy of the entity’s focus. And it is often highly symbolic and depends on their current focus or awareness; Often it is a reflection of their desire for comfort, and experience. It would be a mistake to assume a wrote, law, or category that would provide a consistent frame of reference. That’s why so much of our Spiritual texts throughout the ages are so allegorical. Also why there is so much variation between afterlife data. You can see some of this by going back through the Erik transcripts. When he first arrived he used a house. But as experience, awareness, and activities expand, the need and desire for such often dissipates. When that happens the construct is dissolved back into the energy from which it was assembled. There are entities on the other side that specialize in building for others. Be it dreams or co-experienced realities, or homes. It’s all just a tool to express yourself. The higher level entities tend to work with very abstract constructs, ephemeral, and nebulous. It then becomes about projecting their energy into a construct to interact with you, as opposed to residing in a type of space time. Remember they are consciously operating in multiple dimensions, where we are focused in 3D on this planet. The human concept of where does not apply because he would tend to say something like, “I reside now”. It’s often more helpful to think of spacial relationships not as linear, but as frequencies or harmonics. Think, light, energy, and sound. And think “state of being”.
For example, many spirits choose to co-exist in a state of communal energetic interconnection as opposed to a home. Others prefer to co-create large or small communities and societies that would appear as a village, city, and yet depending on perspective would appear a blob of light at the same time. Frequently more abstract things are created. For example Robert is fond of a tree on a grassy hill. As I am fond of hanging out in a green house, or cabin in the woods. It just depends. Erik as a guide is most often with those who are his charges as opposed to a particular abode. But even saying that is not especially helpful, as it’s more about being in-tune with their frequency than anything we would clearly understand.