Weeks before Raymond and I launched The University of Heaven, I started seeing social media posts from a near-death experiencer named Tricia Barker. She was launching the First Online NDE Summit with a beautiful high-definition image of a river with rolling hills and billowing clouds.
"That image is beautiful," I thought, intrigued by the woman who posted it.
I soon found out that the river in the image came from Tricia's near-death experience, and the idea of creating online summits grew from what she learned of her purpose in life during her NDE. "I was told to go back and become a teacher and start the Universe School, " Tricia explained.
After recovering from the injuries related to the life-threatening car accident that led to her NDE, Tricia did, indeed, become a teacher. Part of her teaching duties included creating online courses, so it seemed a natural fit for her to bring her gifts and call for teaching to the Internet. Tricia saw the potential of online instruction to offer greater access to high-risk students such as new mothers, head of households working more than one job and adults with learning challenges.
And more recently, she expanded her identity as a teacher to reach out to others to teach about the healing power of the light within ourselves to overcome some of life's biggest adversities. Tricia's life's lessons are shared in Angels in the OR, her recently published book about her near-death experience and the challenges and blessings...
Do you have a question you would like to ask? My guests, columnists, and I are all glad to answer your questions. This month we are featuring Dr. Melvin Morse who has researched pediatric NDEs and the science of intuition.
Actually, the idea of *never* ceasing to exist, ever, not after a million billion trillion quadrillion quintillion etc etc years, sounds Hellish to me. What's the endgame here? Are we supposed to merge back with the Creator, or...?
Melvin and I decided to answer your question together in this short video. Thank you so much for asking it!
I have a question about the emotional state of people after they die and are in the afterlife. Do those who have passed on, forgive people whom they believe have committed real and/or imagined acts against them?
I’m asking this because I’ve had family members pass away who were always upset with other family for various and sundry slights or actions they believed were committed against them. I want to believe that those family are at peace now, having forgotten or forgiven others. Also, it would give me peace to know they are happy.
Holly Fox Vellekoop, MSN
My impression is that the life review in the experience of the dying is a sort of clearing process where all that gets sorted out and understood at another level. So, in sum, I don’t think people take grudges into the next life as they undergo a life review first.
The life review process changes the...
Today is one of the most exciting days of my 74 years because I have great news to share:
The University of Heaven has launched...and we are delighted that you are a part.
The University of Heaven offers paid and complimentary opportunities for exploring near-death, shared-death and after-death research through live events and pre-recorded courses with those at the leading edge of consciousness studies.
On OCTOBER 30 7-8 pm ET, I will be presenting I’M CONVINCED a free webinar that explores the rational reasons and astonishing accounts that led to my only recently conceding: Indeed, consciousness survives.
Register here for I’m Convinced to find out more about the five-decade journey that has led me to conclude that there is an afterlife.
On November 13th at 7 pm ET, our six-month seminar series, The NDE Consciousness Forum, launches with our first forum The Mindful Universe with Eben Alexander and Karen Newell. Other forums will feature Jeffery Olsen, Dr. Jeff O’Driscoll, Dr. Melvin Morse, Kevin Braheny Fortune of Hearts of Space, Dr. Tony Cicoria, Dr. Mary Neal and Dr. Rachel Harris.
For much of my life, I have been the subject of interviews across the world. And now, I look forward, to being the one asking the questions to some of the world's most interesting and well-informed researchers and thinkers in the area of consciousness studies. Join me for interviews and interactive experiences with these leading-edge thinkers at the frontiers of spirituality and science.
Do you have a book idea but...
Hello, I am Dr. Raymond Moody. I am best known for having coined the term “near-death experience” in my bestselling book Life After Life.
Welcome to Illuminating.
Illuminating is the blog of The University of Heaven, a new online platform for the rational exploration of the afterlife, launching September 20, 2018.
Illuminating will be published twice a month with articles from leading-edge researchers and thinkers in the field of consciousness studies.
Featured Columnist Dr. Kenneth Ring
We are honored to be joined by Dr. Kenneth Ring, highly esteemed near-death-experience researcher and author of the bestselling Lessons from the Light and The Omega Project. His book Mindsight is a groundbreaking inquiry into the near-death experiences of the blind.
Ken's monthly column Notes from the Ringdom features his new series of essays “Waiting to Die” that offer an enlightening and humorous perspective on life and death from a man who has fully investigated both. The column will debut this Wednesday September 5 with a short introduction from Ken on Tuesday September 4th. Keep your eyes open for what promises to be a compelling series of posts from a masterful writer and thoughtful researcher.
You can prepare for Ken’s column by reading more about him:
Remedies for Grief
On Thursday and Friday September 6-7 we will publish a two-part series by April Brader. April offers all of us a...