Return From Heaven: Beloved Relatives Reincarnated Within Your Family

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 288 pages

What if you could see a loved one who has died, not in a future spiritual realm, but here and now, in this lifetime?

It is possible, says Carol Bowman, author of Children’s Past Lives and a pioneer in reincarnation studies. Based on in-depth research and direct observation of very young children, she shows in this groundbreaking book how common it is for beloved relatives to reincarnate into the same family. Typical families share how their children -- some as young as two and still in diapers -- speak spontaneously of intimate details from the lives of a family member they never knew. These true stories shed new light on age-old questions of family relationships: Do we choose our parents? What relationships survive death? What happens to the soul after a miscarriage or abortion? Bowman offers hope for anyone who has lost a beloved relative and longs to be reunited again.


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This is one of the most significant, and one of the least appreciated, books in recent history. Carol Bowman has simply and honestly reported on a phenomenon--but it is a phenomenon that is so uncomfortable for mainstream society that it has been studiously ignored. She did the same thing with her first book, "Children's Past Lives." In that book she established that most, if not all, children remember their previous lifetime up until about age seven (latest), and often at some point try to tell their parents about it. In this, her second book, Bowman reports--and substantiates--that not infrequently, children have reincarnated, as it seems, back into their own extended family group. Several of the cases are extremely strong. The question is, are we ready to entertain the possibility that our child is actually our father, reborn? Or our great-grandfather, or our great-uncle? This book is quite simply ahead of its time. If you want to be rich, buy a copy, get Carol Bowman to autograph it, make sure it stays in the family, reincarnate as your own great-grandchild, and there you go! Seriously, this thing is going to burst on society sooner or later, it's just a matter of when it is taken seriously. 


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About the author (2009)

Carol Bowman lives near Philadelphia with her husband; their two children are away in college. Through her writings, frequent lectures, and TV appearances on shows such as Oprah, Good Morning America, and Unsolved Mysteries, Bowman has opened the eyes of millions of parents to the fact that some children easily remember their past lives. She is recognized as a leading expert in this new field.

Bowman holds a master's degree in counseling and practices past-life-oriented counseling and therapy. She continues to promote research of children's past lives and same-family reincarnation.

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