"Why should we be startled by death?
Life is a constant putting off of the
mortal coil - coat, cuticle,
flesh and bones, all old clothes."
As far back as i can remember
I have unconsciously referred to
the experiences of a previous
state of existence..."
"It is the secret of the world
that all things subsist and do not die,
but only retire a little from sight and
afterwards return again.
Nothing is dead;
men feign themselves dead,
and endure mock funerals…
and there they stand looking
out of the window, sound and well,
in some strange new disguise."
Ralph Waldo Emerson