Testimony of Light: An Extraordinary Message of Life After Death

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Penguin, Jun 25, 2009 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 192 pages
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For the millions who have enjoyed Proof of HeavenHeaven is Real, To Heaven and Back, and Getting to Heaven, Testimony of Light  is about life after death—and the amazing story of a friendship that endured beyond the veil—published for the first time in the United States.

Frances Banks died, as she had lived, fully aware of what she was experiencing and where she hoped to go. She was an Anglican nun for 25 years and for much of that time, the principal of the Teachers' Training College in Grahamstown, South Africa.  She was the author of many psychological book. Her last book was Frontiers of Revelation, an account of research into psychic and mystical phenomena.

Her friend Helen Greaves was by her side as she finally lapsed into unconsciousness. Then, one evening some three weeks after Frances's death, Helen sensed her presence. This extraordinary encounter marked the beginning of contact between them from both sides of the veil—between life as we know it and life on "the other side."

Testimony of Light is based on these communications that Helen received telepathically from Frances. The writings have been authenticated by those who knew them both and who were familiar with their individual writing styles. Moving and inspiring, this classic book is a testament to the enduring power of their friendship, and offers an important message to us all—that the death of the body is but a gentle passing to a much freer and fuller life.


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Like many people that have lost loved ones to death, I have become fascinated with the afterlife. The idea of humanity still existing once the soul has left the body seems almost magical. A ... Read full review

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One aspect to keep in mind when reading this marvelous book is that Frances Banks was and is a spiritually advanced person. Her experiences are those that such a person would have and her rapid advance to higher levels shows that. For the rest of us, the adjustment to the new environment after death is much more problematic. Many people are immobilized and terrified by the life review process. One sees not only the unfortunate acts of one's life, but also its effects on the other people in that life. Also, unlike one's life on Earth, one's thoughts are fully visible to others and the reality produced by those thoughts occurs almost instantly. Nevertheless, the wonderful world that Frances experienced is a possibility for all of us even if we will have to work a little harder to get there. 


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HELEN GREAVES lived in the United Kingdom and was the author of several books of metaphysics, including The Challenging Light, The Dissolving Veil, and The Wheel of Eternity. Testimony of Light has remained in print since it was first published in 1969 and it has touched the lives of many.

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