Talking to Heaven: A Medium's Message of Life After Death

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Dutton, 1997 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 194 pages
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James Van Praagh is a nationally recognized medium, a frequent guest on television shows who has a two-year waiting list for personal appointments. But now he sets forth on the page his unique insights into the world beyond.Van Praagh?s ability to bridge the gap between the physical and spiritual worlds was something he came to terms with slowly. By the time he reached his twenties he finally accepted the fact that he could provide proof of life after death by relaying specific messages containing names, places, and events known only to the people who sought him out?and to the spirits being contacted.He recounts here his experiences in helping grieving people come to terms with the loss of a loved one. The reader shares in many personal and profound stories, such as the devastated mother who finds reason to live after hearing the sweet message from her courageous little girl who had wasted away from AIDS. Or the son, filled with heartfelt sadness, who begs?from beyond?for his mother's forgiveness because he committed suicide.Van Praagh also offers readers means for recognizing and dealing with the harrowing pain of grief in a healthy manner, as well as showing them how they, too, can contact the spirit world and recognize ?spirit signs? that a loved one is trying to attract their attention.Inspiring, moving, and reassuring, Talking to Heaven provides a connection to a spiritual world for which millions hunger?through the insight and wisdom of an extraordinary man.

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James Van Praaghs Message of Life After Death

User Review  - sashagriff - Overstock.com

This book was written almost ten years ago and it shows. While I accept and believe a lot of his statements the author spent too much time trying to convince the reader of his abilities as a medium. I ... Read full review

Talking to Heaven is a good read

User Review  - newvalley - Overstock.com

Reading this book helped ease my pain over the loss of a loved one. I had so many unanswered questions lost my faith & was hurting badly. I am glad I stumbled upon this book. My life is now better ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter Two The Gift
29
Chapter Three Spiritual Helpers
40
Chapter Four Tragic Transitions
53
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About the author (1997)

Spiritual medium James Van Praagh, author of Talking To Heaven, is best known for his purported ability to provide a bridge between the living and the departed. A regular on NBC's The Other Side, Van Praagh discontinued his private appointments to make time for the lecture circuit, workshops, and television appearances, including Paranormal Borderline, The Maury Povich show, The View, The George and Alana Show and Unsolved Mysteries. He was also featured on the Voyage of Enlightment, a four-day spiritual cruise from Los Angeles to Mexico. Although based in West Hollywood, California, Van Praagh travels most of the year on personal appearances.

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