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Dolores Cannon

Discussion in 'General Afterlife Discussions' started by Convolution, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. Convolution

    Convolution Established Member

    Hi, I've read some of Dolores Cannon's materials. Do you believe it to be a truthful representation of what the afterlife is?
    What do you like/dislike about it?
  2. RobertaGrimes

    RobertaGrimes Administrator

    If you are asking this question of me, I have no clue. And I carefully do not read anyone's modern interpretations of the afterlife evidence, just as I never watch TV or movies, since my job is to find the truth and nearly all modern interpretations of the evidence are tainted by NDE materials. Who is she, anyway?
  3. poeticblue

    poeticblue member

    Don’t know anything about her. I’m more of a Michael Newton fan when it comes to past life regression.
  4. bluebird

    bluebird Major Contributor

    I'm not familiar with her. Could you provide a bit of background info about her?
  5. mac

    mac Staff Member

    You're aways asking questions - as you have read some of what she wrote, what do YOU think? IS it a truthful representation?

    If we were later to say it was, what would be your response?

    If we were later to say it wasn't, what would be your response?

  6. Convolution

    Convolution Established Member

    Dolores Cannon is a hypnotherapist along tthe same venue as Michael Newton. I'm just wondering if you guys have read her materials and believe her to be credible.

    What she says matches that of Michael Newton most of the time, about the 'life between lives', with a few key differences.
    One of these differences happens toward the end of one of her books, 'Conversations with a Spirit Between Death and Life', where she tackles the issue of 'walk-ins', which I wanted to clarify and understand a bit more. Are you guys familiar with this concept?

    It entails one's spirt departing either during an NDE or sleep, and another one taking its place. The new spirit supposedly takes on all the memories of the lifetime, etc, and in a material sense she uses the notion that sometimes people notice changes in the personality of someone that can presumably be attributed to this phenomenon told to her by a spirit.
    In her book, the spirit explains that this is something agree upon often during sleep when your spirit goes off to strike this deal. The spirit says that the body cannot tell a difference, doesn't know anything's changed, and Dolores brings up feeling a bit strange about the notion, since it implies the body is a separate entity altogether from spirit.

    Have anyone encountered information about this phenomenon? Is it considered credible?
  7. Convolution

    Convolution Established Member

    I'm always asking questions because I don't know the answers. Seems everytime I encounter a material, far more questions than answers pop up. For every bit of information, there are a lot of ways things can be interpreted and put together.
    For me to know my response, first I'd have to process the replies, so I can't really say.
  8. bluebird

    bluebird Major Contributor

    Thanks for that additional information. I have heard and read about the "walk-in" phenomenon, though I personally do not find it credible. One reason is that I don't see what would be served by one spirit taking the place of another, within the body. To me, that doesn't seem to serve either person/soul. Another reason is one that you mentioned, regarding the implication that the body is a separate entity from the soul. It may be separate in the sense that maybe the soul/spirit can continue to exist without a body, and the body can be kept alive (of a kind) even when the soul has departed (as in a situation where the individual is brain dead and the body ceases functioning once they "pull the plug", as it were), but the body has no independent thoughts or motivations.

    One thing I could see happening, though I have no idea whether or not it actually does, is someone needing a spiritual/emotional break from a very difficult life, possibly in order to avoid suicide, and someone else stepping in quite briefly so that the break can occur. This would have to be brief enough to not negatively impact the original person's life, relationships, job, etc. Maybe a few days or so? Again, this is just a possibility I've considered, without any idea if it actually occurs.
  9. mac

    mac Staff Member

    no - I don't accept any such notions - they're contra everything I've learned.
  10. Convolution

    Convolution Established Member

    OK. I find that notion a bit disturbing and contrary to a lot of other sources I've read, so just wanted to check whether Dolores is considered credible.

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