05 Friday Dec 2014
afraid of death, afraid of dying, Carl Jung, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jayne Smith, John Shelby Spong, Joyce Hawkes, Maggie Callanan, Marian Wurster, Matthew Fox, Mildred Pile Evans, Morris Owen Evans, Stanislav Grof
Months have gone by since my last post. Months, since I confidently promised a conclusion to my answer to Tomas’s question, “Are you afraid of death”? It’s been months.
People wonder (with reason) whether anyone who has had a distressing NDE will be terribly afraid of death. Because the usual response is an uncompromising “yes,” I was really, seriously trying to figure out my answer. In the first responding post I talked about my realization that there are ways in which we are all afraid, because we’re hardwired to repel death. In the second part I went over why I am not afraid of the hell that most people mean when they ask the question, “Are you afraid of death?” Part three was to be my personal answer. I said it would have something to do with Carl Jung. But it’s been months. Why? Continue reading »