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More evidence surfaced~

I recently called and spoke Live with, for the first time, a past girlfriend of Houman’s (“MJ”). She and I had a great talk. One of the things she shared with me was that she had no trouble believing that Houman had told me, during my re-experiencing of his drowning, that it was a suicide. She went on to tell me that one time they were next to a very high cliff together, and Houman suggested out of the blue that they hold hands and ‘just jump off together.’ They did not, of course, but it was just more proof that his ‘drowning’ was actually a suicide, and so I did receive the truth of it all.

Well…that is the one thing I came back on here to share.

Life continues to move forward, happily.  I feel as if I have finally fully ‘digested’ the blessing of both my near death experience from when I was a bit younger and also the amazing ‘delayed shared death experience’ plus the other connections that Houman ‘gave to me.’ I am now finding my way along the path of how best to give back to the world… how best to live my own life to create as much Love as I can.

Wishing all the best in your own journey through this wondrous UNI-verse!

xo~ Gina (Mary Regina)

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Houman E. Emami being remembered by his Japanese followers~

This post is a copy of another post of a similar title, that is now private – please forgive that it is a copy. but I needed to take the original post private, to protect my identity…had given my email address in it, and have since chosen to remain private. Simply removing the address did not keep it from popping up in a web search, so had to copy/paste to a new post. The post and replies just seemed too important to not include among those posts I chose to leave public.

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I just had to share this photo I came across of Houman…

…Christ-like image… Alesia referred to him as Christ-like.

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I must also share that I have seen the film, “The God that Wasn’t There,” and have concluded that perhaps Christ was truly only a myth, as I always thought, or perhaps a soul in Heaven like St. Paul believed… perhaps ‘he’ also made ‘appearances’… In any case, Houman did look very ‘spiritual.’ Grigor told me after all of this began that people who saw Houman on the street would come up to him and ask him if he was a spiritual teacher. Also, he apparently wore white shirts and black pants often…

These are things, like most everything I know about him, that I have only come to know since the first ‘encounter.’

  1. Alesia Regan-Hughes said:

    We always thought Houman was Christ-like…. both in Spirit and form.

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  2. I went to my first ‘spiritual circle’ this past Tuesday – all women, at a gorgeous property by the ocean, just one mile below where we live. The woman who holds it showed this book, which I ordered the next day: The Christ Blueprint: 13 Keys To Christ Consciousness ~ The term “Christ ConSciousness” resonated with me a few days earlier…and I was thinking that there really should be a church that is for ‘past’ Christians…perhaps ‘woken’ Christians…those who believe that WE are the second coming of Christ. I don’t know what Houman believed about Christ, but I do know what he told me about Gurus – something I still want to write a post about: That no one should follow a guru. Interesting irony, because I have heard that some people – and see from this photo – that some people tried to make him into a guru… Anyway, i am so happy to have seen your comment Alesia. Sometimes I feel very much alone in ‘this’ endeavor… Sasia and Houman just now remind me… they are very much here, and there…we are always with Love, and Love is always with us…we are Love…we are ‘the Christ,’ in our free will…expressing itself in many forms. Much love from across the Ocean of Love.

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  3. Mary aka: Mystic Houman called me ‘Suma’ said:

    I am so thrilled to have found this site, and to read about my dear friend Houman. He and I met in Spokane and later dated when we were in Seattle, for 7 months before he left for India. At first we thought I was supposed to go with him, but in meditations it became clear that I was to move to Arizona. So I left for AZ 7 days after he left for India. We were able to send a Fax or 2 and a couple of letters while he was in India. The last time we spoke on this level was after he returned, and he said he had met a lady, I believe he said that she was from Italy. I knew also that later he had moved to the Big Island….he always loved that area. He gave me his prayer shawl before he left on his journey to India, and some prayer beads. I cherish them, and the beautiful cards and notes/letters that he gave me when we were in Seattle. I knew he had gotten very ill in India because he called out to me on another level, and I rushed to him and held him and sang to him. He was so very ill. Recently he came to me and then I looked him up on the internet and read that he had drowned. I knew in my heart that he had left on his own terms…he was ready. I felt angry at first that he hadn’t let me know sooner, but…no time and space, right? I felt his joy and that helped me to, to know he was where he wanted to be. I haven’t talked to his brother since Houman came back to Seattle from India, (10+ yrs ago?) but when the time is right we will…they were so close. I have a few pictures of us/him if you’d like me to post them. Typing this I feel him with me and see his beautiful smile. You are always in my heart my beloved Houman.

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    • Dear “Suma” ~ What a beautiful moment this is to have learned about you via my blog. As you have read, I never met Houman incarnate…so, yes, it would be lovely to receive some photos. I am not exactly sure how to ‘approve’ a commenter for posting a file upload, so probably best to email me with them, and I can post them with whatever text you would like, into the blog. Please know that I am truly happy to have been able to assist you in finding some closure as to what exactly happened to his ‘human form’ ..and am very happy for you that he has come to you, also, from another dimension. Babak told me that Houman has come to him also, telling him exactly what I was told with my first contact…that Houman ‘conveyed’ that he was on another dimension and very happy to be there. Sending much aloha to you… and joining with you in your joy of knowing the deeply loving and courageous soul of Houman.

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  4. Teresa said:

    Hi, everybody! I am so touched by what you have written about Houman! My name is Teresa, I am from Italy and Houman and I had a relationship for three years, from 1995 to 1998. We met in India and we went to Seattle first and Hawaii later. He was the love of my life and since we broke, I have not had any relationship anymore. We didn’t have many contacts since I came back to Italy and I knew about his death on the Internet….shocking for me !
    I totally agree with…I don’t know the name…the person who wrote about his suicide. I knew Houman was really suffering from being here and in a way this was my first thought when I knew he died….he finally got rid of all the physical limitations and could fly free!
    I don’t know much about his life after I left…but last year his dear brother Babak with his wife Myra came to Italy and we spend few days together, it was wonderful, and we could share many things about Houman. I know he started to teach and to have followers. I am very happy that you love him so much. He was really a special person and I know him very well, not only as the person I was in love with but also as the divine being he is (we all are, but he was fully aware of it),
    I have many pictures of him and me taken in India, Seattle and Hawaii. If you are interested, you can send me an e-mail and I will send them to you. I also would like to know more about all of you and your personal relationship to him and if you like, I could share more of me with you. Thank you for loving him so much!
    My e-mail is: terrybox@alice.it I hope to hear from you!

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    • Aloha, Teresa ~ Thank you for this post. I am happy to learn that Babak and his wife had a sweet visit with you in Italy recently. I would enjoy corresponding with you via email and did see the message you sent privately. I will reply to it in a few moments. Much love.

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Had to add this…

I read the following, written by Deepak Chopra, about his thoughts on why God allows ‘evil.’  I particularly resonated with the last few sentences, in which he addresses one reason why to have faith in God…this is why I wrote this blog, basically…to add to the testimony.

April 22 2013
Why Does God Allow Evil?
Category:  SF Gate
Deepak Chopra, MD is the Founder and CEO of The Chopra Foundation, Adjunct Professor of Executive Programs at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School
Every senseless, horrific act of violence brings up the question of good versus evil, and when you read that children have died by violence – a common thread linking the Newtown shootings and the Boston Marathon bombing – there’s even more reason to shudder and doubt. In fearful times maintaining the most minimal idea of “God is good” becomes harder. If it is blasphemy for believers to think God isn’t good, it betrays humanity to let God get away with turning his back while innocents die in random acts of terror.
I don’t want to parse theology. Every faith argues for a just and merciful God, which means finding a reason why evil persists under the gaze of a loving deity. If the reasons satisfy you, you stay with your faith. If they don’t satisfy you, you may stay with your faith anyway. There are real benefits to being part of a religious community, and no one is forced to confront cosmic questions that have baffled centuries of debate.
In the aftermath of mass violence, after the horror and shock recede, all of us cobble together a truce with good and evil. But why not confront the issue head on? Our emotional revulsion against evil is powerful; it’s one of the main reasons that moral people are moral: They want to identify with good. They want to oppose evil. So where does evil come from? If we break this question down, it’s not so monolithic.
Evil has many explanations that sound plausible, each taking a different tack. Here’s a sampling.
-In ancient India, evil is whatever leads to suffering.
-In the Old Testament, evil is sin born of disobedience to God.
-In the New Testament, evil is complicated, since in some gospels Jesus speaks like a rabbi promoting the Old Testament model of Satan versus God, while in other gospels evil is the absence of love. The redemption of the world, where all sin is forgiven, would abolish evil through an act of divine love.
– In the medical model that’s usually dispersed by mass media after a violent tragedy, evil is mental illness. Bad people are sick.
– In the minds of countless everyday citizens, evil is what “they” do, and “they” is simply defined as “not us.”
Instead of trying to settle which definition is true – a totally impossible task – I’d point out that each explanation is paired with a solution. You can counter evil with good from any angle.
– If evil is due to sin, the solution is not to sin.
– If evil is whatever causes suffering, go out and relieve suffering.
– If evil is the refusal to accept God’s love, find a way to experience that love.
– If evil is a mental disorder, help those who are afflicted.
– If evil is us-versus-them, remove the walls that divide us from them.
I can’t think of any explanation for evil that doesn’t imply a solution, a way for good to prevail. This, for me, is the best answer to the issue of good versus evil. It isn’t necessary to excuse God, run into the arms of militant atheism, or seek revenge as if revenge is the answer that goodness gives to evil. It isn’t. Revenge may be a lesser evil or a necessary one – every nation that wars against its enemies adopts its own justifications – but it can’t be called an absolute good like love and compassion.
In other words, I’m a pragmatist about evil, because at heart I believe in the ancient Indian definition of evil as anything that creates suffering. I don’t have to go cosmic; I only have to be useful in relieving suffering wherever I can. Where does God fit into this scheme? He can no longer coast on his reputation. If God is good, he needs to be good here and now. Also, God can’t be a blind eye who ignores suffering, because that merely excuses our own blind eye. Evil is a human problem, not a cosmic one. If God reaches down to help us be good, he’s part of the solution.
I realize that millions of people doubt that God does reach down. The Holocaust, the killing fields of Cambodia, 9/11 – pick any mind-numbing episode of evil-doing and you clear the stage for rage and doubt directed against God. Wasn’t it his responsibility to save us, to protect us as a loving Father should? Sadly, that metaphor has worn out. Evil has become our sole responsibility, a pollution of the heart akin to pollutants in the
atmosphere. Only after we take up the burden to foster good, even when our lower instincts howl for revenge and hatred, do we have the right to enlist God. The divine is a hidden power, a silent voice, an invisible ally. For some people, that will never be good enough. Our best hope are the witnesses who testify that at the most unexpected moment, what was silent and invisible suddenly manifested itself, and then God began to be clothed in reality.
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Reply I enjoyed:
Hi Deepak – I learn from you everyday and believe you are one of the handful of great teachers that will ever walk this earth. I wrote the following thoughts on my Facebook page right after the Boston marathon bombing, but I would love your wisdom to shed light on if I am speaking any truth here. I`m no expert, but I always feel this sense of passion and fire in my belly when things like this are on my mind, and I`m always curious – am I speaking truth (I feel like I am!)? Or am I just another person that wants to say something and has it all backwards. 🙂 Please let me know what you think … _____________________________________________________________ FB post April 16, 2013: I’m usually not one to post a long comment or opinion about something like this, mostly because I am always afraid of saying the ‘wrong’ thing or making someone mad by my words, or looking like I’m a know-it-all. But I’ve been sitting on this thought all morning and feel that it would be irresponsible for me NOT to say what’s on my heart. I believe the ultimate lesson in life is to learn the universal truth that we are all ONE. It’s why most all spiritual practices teach the following: “do unto others as you would do unto yourself”; “what goes around comes around”; “forgive them for they know not what they do”; the idea of karma, and so on. But, many of us are far from truly learning and/or living that lesson, not just those who do the `unthinkable`. If we had all learned this lesson already, we wouldn`t only not be killing each other; we also would not be mean to others, we wouldn`t ignore the wounded or poor or hungry, we wouldn’t say nasty comments or try to undermine people at work, we wouldn’t sabotage others’ efforts for our own gain, etc. ALL OF THESE THINGS CREATE A WORLD IN WHICH HURT PEOPLE … *HURT* PEOPLE. So we all keep going on, hurting each other (whether conscious of the universal truth that we are all one, or not conscious of it), and thus we create a cycle of hurting. It is this exact pain and fear and hurt from which people lash out. From which people go to war. From which people bomb and kill other people. From which people steal, bully, threaten, and so on. And we point our fingers at the most, in our opinion, terrible acts and ask ‘how could you!?’, or say “I can’t believe what is happening!” or “how could God let this happen??” But have we ever stopped to look at ourselves, the ONE BODY, and make a *conscious* effort *every day* to treat everyone around us as if they *were* us? Have we ever stopped to think: My god, the person who has committed this hurtful act must be hurting so much themselves? Could it have been MY hurtful words or actions to the person next to me on the bus, who was then hurt, and made hurtful words or actions towards the person that bumped them on the street, who ultimately ended up killing someone? We are all responsible for OURselves, which means we are all responsible for US. What we do unto others, we do unto ourselves. Again, what we do unto others, we do unto ourselves. Until we have fully learned this lesson and truth that we are all one, and it is present and at the forefront of our mindset at all times, will we know true bliss. But until then, if we want things to change, we HAVE to discipline ourselves to be conscious, to make a *different* choice, even if we ourselves are hurt or in fear of being hurt. We have to make a different choice so that others make a different choice, and so on. None of us will be healed until *all of us* are healed. And so everyone’s heart is everyone’s responsibility. We are responsible for each others’ hearts. So we must be compassionate, understanding, forgiving, loving, and conscious of our intent. Even for those who have yet to make a different choice. Even for those who are hurting so much themselves that they go out and hurt others. “They know not (yet) what they do”. Eventually the lesson will be learned and we all WILL know, and that will be heaven/bliss/nirvana. *But we need to help each other get there if we ourselves want to experience that bliss.* So let’s make a different choice. If even for one day, I challenge all of you (including myself of course) to be fully conscious and thoughtful of how the person next to you on the bus or the train – is YOU. How the person in the cube down the hall – is YOU. How the person on the street is your OWN flesh and blood. And DO SOMETHING from that awareness and intention. What if instead of posting on Facebook: “Fuck you bastards for doing something so horrible!”; “you are the scum of the earth!” and so on – we said “I forgive you, for you know not what you do”; “My heart hurts because YOU hurt”. If we eliminate that pain and hurt inside of each other with our love, we will eliminate these things from happening. But it all starts with you. It all starts with me. It all starts with us.
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Another:
The world is dual in nature. Can you even imagine a world without misery or disappointments? If there were a world without any possibility of challenging experiences would it hold any charm? Could there be beauty, truth, love, selfless service, kindness without their opposites? Our hearts know this Truth beyond any shadow of a doubt, and YET our ego-minds continue to ignore this and begin grasping at what we “want” and worrying over what we don`t want. It is a Tricky business that can be brought to light with the divine help of the Beloved Master, the Creator and Producer of this illusory Show. Becoming receptive to this light of truth, love, grace and guidance shows the way to redemption that saves the most villainous of sinners and makes them heroic saints. Please check out David Wilcox`s marvelous song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Za5AH7qVlqE

Jill Bolte Taylor

ENJOY!

http://www.ted.com/talks/jill_bolte_taylor_s_powerful_stroke_of_insight.html

LOVE IT, and HER…man…what a great loving sister, amazing thinker/speaker…and SO courageous to share… and speak up about stepping to the right sides of our left hemispheres!  …and her conclusion…

LOVE IT!

You’re amazing, Jill!

PS: I am a leftie and test as extremely right-brain dominant… watching this talk by her sure helped me ‘digest’ how ‘on Earth’ I was/am able to connect with Houman ~ THANK YOU, JILL!

HERE SHE IS ~ DURING THE TED TALK *

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 On ‘Living as an enlightened incarnate being’~

Oahu, 2012. This photo of me truly reflects MY mission.

So…I am back…and now there is one more post on my blog, after all.

It will be as brief as possible, but it’s VERY important, so perhaps not as brief as I might like it to be….although it is not “Earth shattering!”  Thank God, for that, as Houman has had more than his fair share of playing with me!  (That was my affectionate comment to Him, btw.)

So, what was not Earth-shattering, but deserving of another post?

I am going to write about some messages I felt from Houman while speaking over the phone with a person who contacted me to inquire about the work that Houman and Anadi did together. Although I could not answer the specific question he had for me, I knew Houman wanted me to speak with this person…that I had ‘other information’ he needed to hear, in order for his mission in Life to proceed, without distraction.

While we spoke, there was a lot of happiness from Houman for this person! It felt good to be a conduit, in that way, even though I have told others that I do not want to be their contact with Houman or to field questions for them…and, I still don’t and won’t, because I know it was not the purpose of Houman’s awakening me…but this person was ‘different.’ He didn’t ask me to ask Houman anything, but I knew he needed for me to help him out in another way, and I felt Houman wanted me to, and so did I. We spent about 30 minutes talking, and I feel we both left that conversation with more than either of us expected.

Ultimately, for me…during and after the conversation, Houman clarified for me, via this young man, that becoming enlightened in and of itself is not the goal of spiritual life.

One needs to not only be enlightened as to our Oneness but to live that enlightenment as a being of duality.

This may seem obvious to many who read this, but it helped me, too, so I wanted to post what I received along these lines.

A full spiritual life consists of:

1) awareness of our duality, while also realizing our Oneness – this is ‘the awakening’

2) deep gratitude to be aware/awoken – this is ‘the complete acceptance of the duality as a gift to one’s consciousness’….or the humbling of one’s heart to the blessing of being woken in your current incarnation

3) After that, those awake should try to pick a mission that is not destructive to The Oneness and is appropriate to one’s gifts and also to what makes one’s heart soar, and to live that mission…while also being human, because we ARE human for a reason.

The mission, itself, does not need to be anything typically ‘spiritual,’ nor is it normally. One does not need to become a monk…as separating oneself from society may actually be just another means of escape for some… not for all of course, but some.

For instance, one could be awoken and humbled and just commit to being a wonderful friend, or the best wife and/or mom or dad one can be, or shoot for the Head of State, if appropriate to one’s gifts… It doesn’t matter, as long as the mission is to grow more love here and now, as an incarnate being fully conscious of its Oneness with all.

This third component can be called ‘the surrender.’

So, there is:

Awakening, followed by acceptance, followed by surrender

and the surrendering takes place often, as we are continually given new opportunities to do so

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Some additional thoughts I received:

Becoming one with The Oneness is just another thought…We ALL are ALREADY ONE. It is lovely to feel one with Oneness, but it is just a spiritual exercise, FOR MOST PEOPLE…it alone does not grow love, nor is ot a requirement to grow love.

Achieving a ‘woken state of mind’ doesn’t require hours of meditation, nor any special techniques…some are awoken abruptly, such as Houman woke me… Others, slowly…also, some souls are not meant to be woken in particular incarnations, and some are even born woken.

Neither Houman nor Anadi ‘cornered the market’ on how to become enlightened, although some who follow their work on Enlightenment have come to enjoy lovely states of bliss… which then may or may not help them to actually grow more Love on Earth.

Houman has made it very clear to me from the dimension he is on, and still does make clear to me, that the purpose of Life is to grow Love, the Oneness, in the Now that we find ourselves in…not to escape from it into an addiction to meditation or via any other addiction.

If meditation SERVES the growing of LOVE for all, wonderful.

If, however, meditation is believed to be the ONLY method of realizing we are One with Oneness, or meditation’s only goal is to ‘feel closer to The Divine,’ it is time to assess why you meditate. If it is a daily tonic to your soul which helps you to love yourself and other, lovely! …if it has become something you feel you MUST “master,” and once you have, you are ‘done,’ you are mistaken.

In other words, deep mediation alone will NOT bring you Enlightenment. For that to happen, one must go back to their duality consciously, and use one’s free will, freed by enlightenment, to grow pure love versus living an ego-driven life.

In fact, many souls do not ‘need’ meditation in order to live a life of  ‘Enlightenment.’

Yes, one can say that deep meditation CAN be a vehicle for some to grow pure love. Houman connected with me, a person who never even met him in his past incarnation, by ‘leaving some of his energy behind’ in a cottage I came to live in…he did that, from what I learned,  during intense meditation, and he was able to wake me…and now somehow we are in a manner of speaking ‘somewhat connected,’ although he is on another dimension..in “The Cosmic Consciousness,”and I have been a conduit for him of some of his insight from that ‘other’/unseen dimension… he grew Love, without a doubt, via deep meditation.

(Again, only because he knew to leave behind ‘witnesses’ as to what he was trying to accomplish! Otherwise, I wouldn’t have believed any of this myself! Actually, had he not been sure to leave witnesses, I have to wonder if he’d have ever contacted me in particular…since I REALLY would not have believed ‘it’ to be real…again, since I would not believe without ‘proof.’)

So, he has grown pure Love (non ego-driven Love), in that way. He left love/his pure energy behind, not just for me but for US…for The Oneness…not just to do it, but to grow that very same Oneness. He spent his whole life in the pursuit of the understanding of  ‘the heart.’ I feel his heart learned how to use meditation to connect to Oneness.

So, yes…meditation can be a means for some to surpass time and space in order to connect, and that IS truly amazing.

Still, some people begin to think of the type and level of meditation Houman reached as ‘the ultimate quest’ … ‘the ultimate goal to shoot for in their quest for spiritually,’ and come to believe that not to do so means they cannot be one with Oneness, and have failed.

This is not so.

Houman reminds me:

WE are all God’s children, so you can only be one with God by being one with all…and there are many paths, but it always means NOT placing oneself above others, or ever thinking that you, or anyone in particular has ‘the true path to enlightenment,’ or that one incarnate being has ‘the only way’ to experiencing our Oneness.

There is NO one path in accomplishing Enlightenment, as we are all unique.

And, there is no one way of living your enlightenment, as we all have unique gifts to share.

So, whichever path you are on… IF YOU SEEK to feel your Oneness with the Divine, and never close your heart to that possibility, you WILL find that ‘knowing,’ with or without meditation….

THEN: the remainder of your path leads only to one place…which happens also to be all that truly matters:

Growing love in the here and now, while you are here and now, with whatever gifts you’ve been given, for ALL souls…seen and unseen, and surrendering to that, or re-committing if you will, every day.

This is your ultimate connection with The Divine: Living/growing Love.

It REALLY is that simple, but it starts first with growing that love for your own soul, via unconditional compassion (which may take some psychological work!), then for ALL souls, then acting from your heart, via a surrendered ego.

Enjoy finding your path… once you are on the right path, you will feel true happiness~

PS: From some emails, I believe some readers do not realize that all earlier posts than this ‘first page’ are found in the Archives links to the right of each page.

One looong Almost-LAST post.

I shot this pic at the sacred shrine…That is the tourist plaque and that is my shadow on it, taken before I tossed the little piece of white coral onto the pile…

~ ~ ~  Edited on 5/21/2012Well…it’s time for me to wrap up my accounting of what I have “Thus Far” experienced of, and received from, the heart of the soul of a man previously known as “Houman E Emami” ~  Yes, kinda like ‘the artist previously known as Prince,’ except Prince is still alive, and took his name back 😉

Ah…comic relief, always something I have enjoyed tremendously.

Still… this blog has not been about anything ‘all that funny,’ has it?   It’s been about Life…the why’s, the what the Hell happened to me’s?, the OMG’s (Oh, My God!’s), and the acceptance of a completely different understanding of Life and Love, including a once-thought-by-me-to-be-impossible-by-all understanding of God and Souls.

It’s even been about other people’s encounters with Houman, during their present incarnations…something I never even thought about when I came back to leave my experiences in cyberspace…I only ever REALLY thought that someone might wonder about the co-author of the book, “Enlightenment Beyond Traditions,” and how I would be able to tell ‘them’ that Houman surely became enlightened, at least enough to be able to transmit his soul’s messages to someone who had never met him – in his past incarnation – nor someone who ever even wanted to – consciously, at least – have any contact with anyone ‘from the great beyond.’ That ‘being’ was/is ME.

How corny it all sounds now…funny, even…but, again, there is NOTHING funny about any of it…

SACRED. That is what ‘it all is.’

You dear reader, me, Houman, Teresa, Sasia, Alesia, Grigor, Babak, “B,” etc…. the entire unfolding, SACRED, and I still feel as if my jaw is recovering from ‘having dropped’ with awe that IT’S ALL BEEN VERY, VERY REAL.

Paradox…. All seems to be paradoxical.

We live in a dream, but we don’t, because we have free will in this dream.

We like to think we know all there is to know, but we can’t, because we are but only one piece of the whole.

We, like little children, get to know ONLY the following:

We are DEEPLY LOVED by that from which we came, but most of us forget this… and, we get to love one another as brothers and sisters…because we all came from THAT…in fact, WE MUST love in order to truly live on… each soul responsible for its own destiny, yet  it is also true that we are bound by the ‘all for one and one for all’ code of ethics…

We are separate, yet we are one. Even as I type all of that, I know that I only really know what I know and what I have been allowed to know… I live what I have chosen to live, and I will live what I continue to choose… and none of it is perfect, for without our perfect imperfection there is no  arena in which to Love.

We are mostly blind, yet some are given the gift of sight… knowing that no matter how much ‘evidence’ one can purport to have, there will always be those who are too afraid to see, or trust what another has seen to be the truth of this, because their egos hold them in prisons.

Before I came back to this blog, I asked Grigor, “B”, and Babak to consider notarization that Houman did, indeed, tell them (in Babak’s case, it was through a friend) …that Houman told them he intended to leave energy behind in that little yellow cottage along The Hamakua Coast, ‘for someone who would be coming to live there.’

Thank you, Grigor, for having whole-heartedly having said “Yes!” immediately.

Thank you, Babak, for at least having thought about it.

Babak ended up telling me, “It was not how Houman operated,” although he fully admitted to me that a friend HAD communicated to him (not B, nor Grigor, nor anyone they had spoken with about it) that Houman HAD mentioned that he had been working on trying to leave energy behind in the cottage for someone…

And, “B” …Well, she chose to remain anonymous…at first, I thought it was sad…but, now I think it simply is what she needed to choose…she likes to be private, and I respect that. I am headed that way myself…I used to have contact info on here, but have come back to eliminate all traces…because I finally got that most people wouldn’t believe this stuff if I had all three people in front of them hooked up to lie detectors…

I REALLY accept that now… even though many I have told off-line are grateful to hear about my experiences, but they are all people who either already believe in life after death or needed to be consoled…

I recall how militantly agnostic I used to be…not even able to believe in my own NDE…but, then Houman happened…and the three witnesses… I understand now that it was all meant for me, and those witnesses, and a few others who have already found this blog and contacted me…So, it is okay to have taken away my contact info.

So, I never got any notarizations, because only Grigor would agree to it…and I thought that one was not sufficient.

What I came to realize, though, is this: only some of us get to have these experiences…a few, like me, have them even if they never wanted to…I sure didn’t… until recently, I felt burdened by all of this…not sure what I was ‘ultimately’ supposed to do with this….now, I am at peace…I know I did what I was supposed to…and the rest of the impact is meant for my life… the people who were supposed to be helped or affected by my accounting have been…and I sense Houman is at complete peace with this now…

Grace came to me, and I was only a servant.  I continue to be a servant to The Divine, and live out my life as a seedling of God, exactly what Houman told me we all are…It hasn’t been easy…it’s been very difficult at times, but it is getting easier…because I keep coming back to the simplicity of his messages to me…

Underneath it all, underneath these veils we wear….we all are loved fully, by that from which we came (God)…. and we are here to learn about love…like children with perfect parents…

Even I, with Spirit Guide now, have SO many moments of learning still…I know there is still SO much for me to learn about…and I am so happy to be learning in this new realm. So many things I felt, I no longer feel…layers of fear drop away…and I am finding the truth… LOVE REALLY IS ALL YOU NEED…beginning with SELF-LOVE…

I am a toddler… finding how to walk… thank you Houman for helping me. I also want to thank “B” and “Babak” for their own choices… for following their hearts…for listening for Love as they need it, know it…

It’s funny… some people make movies out of things like this, because they are able. I am happy that I got to write this blog, that I touched a few souls, souls who needed to ‘hear from Houman’ via me… soft smile…

Jonas Elrod comes to mind. If you are unfamiliar with his accounting, I suggest you watch the Documentary entitled, “Wake Up.”  He, too, was ‘a happy agnostic,’ who found himself one day having visions and hearing spirits… I believe, somewhere in the film, someone he consults says that many like he and I are ‘being woken.’

It was a HUGE relief to me to watch the film, to know that these types of things have happened to others… those previously non-spiritual and non-religious.

OK…so, I got ‘that stuff’ out….

So…what is left to share with ‘you?’

Well… just a few tidbits…

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If you recall, during my first post (Part I, I believe), I told you that “B” told me she sensed the presence of someone, and that was the only reason I even told her about my experiencing Houman…  she said the name “Mary” was coming to her. What she didn’t know was that I am the only child of six that my parents named fully after anyone… and, the person I was named after was my mother’s favorite nun, Sister Mary Regina.  My father, upon hearing what happened to me, and I too, believe the Mary she sensed that day was Sister Mary Regina, someone my mother wrote to until the nun ‘retired.’ My mother is 100% Irish Catholic. I spoke with  my Mom this morning! She lovingly recalled the Sister, saying how Sister Mary Regina was the only ‘non-yeller’ and such a good person.

So, it seems Sister Mary Regina was there that day to ‘help me’ back to having faith in God, but not faith in religion, because religion is something I will never have faith in…to me, it is SO personal… I am very happy, also, that I was able to help my own father believe in God…He had told me when I was young that he was also agnostic, but could never tell my mother that…Words could never describe the joy I have in knowing that because of what I went through and my sharing it with my father, he was eventually able to pass over as a full believer….Perhaps that is the most precious gift to me, actually…Yes, I think so.

About Sister Mary Regina, I look forward to one day knowing her soul better… I have sensed her presence many times, but she doesn’t speak to me in the same way as Houman… it is much more subtle and all-encompassing. More like a cradling…a deep motherly love. I have needed that along this journey!!!

OK…so…what else?

I learned from Grigor that Houman loved to swim, and not only was I on a swim team as a child, but it is my favorite physical activity…Of course, my near-drowning and his actually drowning are obvious connections.

Also…

While Dr. Gerald Bausek, aka The Soul Doctor, was here, I spent a day with my sweetheart, Michael, and Gerry and his wife, walking together to where Houman was pulled from the sea, because Gerry wished for me to go there with him to point out the spot…It was my third time there…

During our time together, three very unusual events happened, which all verified further for me the connection I have with Houman is very real. One would think I had been ‘given’ enough ‘proof,’ but please recall…I was HARD CORE AGNOSTIC! I had come to conclude that ALL people who thought they knew anything about God or life after death were nutty or confused about Mother Nature’s programming of us afraid-to-die conscious humans.  So, to have ‘received’ more proof was a good thing in my case…

I will list those three things  for you, that made it ever more clear to me that I had been ‘gifted’ …

1)  After we met up with Gerry and his wife, at The Waikaloa Marriott at Anaeho’ omalu Bay or “A Bay,”  we walked along the ocean to the place of our intent (where Houman was pulled from the sea). While we stopped to take some photos, Gerry shared with me that in his private search for more information about Houman, he ended up talking with a librarian at the Honoka’a Public Library, in hopes that she would know something of Houman, as that was the last town he had lived in.. BIZARRELY….and I do not know why I am still driven to use that word, because nothing phases me anymore, he shared with myself and Michael that he learned that Houman would often come in and ask if there were any new children’s books from India.

What was SO bizarre about this? Well, first, who would think that a man who taught meditation, and with no children, would want to read children’s’ books? Secondly, and here comes the ‘TRULY bizarre’ part… Dr. Bausek (nor anyone but Michael) had no idea that I was struggling with either working on a series of children’s’ books I have had in mind for years, or trying my hand at a screenplay! Michael & I looked at each other and later when we discussed it, I simply said, “Well, now I know which project Houman prefers for me to work on!”  (Please note: never had I even written online anywhere about my wanting to write children’s books.)

2)Sacred White Coral:  As we left the place where Houman was taken from the ocean, we walked back toward the resort, and while still walking along the waterside, I saw a small piece of white coral. Not knowing why, but ‘hearing’ Houman ‘tell me’ to pick it up, I did, and placed it in my right side pocket. We all decided to take the little walkway for tourists that led back to the resort’s building complex, in front of which both Gerry and Michael had parked our cars. This was my first time on the path, and Michael’s, too, as we had only previously gone directly to the ocean’s edge (past the pools and to the ocean sports’ rental area), and then walked to the left to get to the area Houman died at.

We walked a little way along the path, and ‘lo and behold,’ yes…BIZARRELY, what do we come upon?… ‘ancient ruins’ on our right-hand side, ruins that included prominently featured – in front of the remains of an ancient Hawaiian house – a large pile of white coral, each piece meant to represent a past soul of the ancient fishing village that had once flourished there!  I had never even heard of such a thing before!  I knew immediately why Houman ‘told me to pick up the coral.’ Without telling anyone else, I waited until the others moved on, took the coral from my pocket and tossed it onto the pile. Although I knew no one was ‘supposed’ to take away any coral from reading the plaque at the memorial, I had seen no sign saying that one could not add a piece, and so I did. I still wonder to this day if Houman had touched that coral also, and wanted something he had touched to be in a place that no one would disturb, as there was much development going on along the area where he drowned.

I have just now, for the first time, Googled these ruins and found the following, which I share simply to add depth here:

“At the Marriott Waikoloa Beach Resort, historic fish ponds and the ruins of the fish keepers’ stone huts are beautifully kept for their guests to see. These ancient ponds, many of which are still in use, are behind narrow rock walls that separate them from the open sea. The sluice gates, made from woven vines, are just wide enough to let young fish swim in at high tide and prevent bigger fish from swimming out. Built centuries ago to ensure that Hawaii’s royal families would never go hungry on their travels, the ponds were taboo to non- royals, commoners who ate the royal catch were executed.”

and from The Mauna Lani Resort’s site:

“Bottom samples taken from the ponds date the ancient aquaculture system to as far back as 250 BC. Some of the fishponds were created by walling off the pools’ natural access to the ocean. Makaha (sluice gates) were incorporated in the walls to allow for circulation of seawater, essential for maintaining healthy fish. The ponds were used to raise mullet, milkfish, shrimp and other sea life strictly for the consumption of Ali’i. ”

Addendum, added: One more thing to add here, after speaking with a friend: I SHOULD have mentioned that I am NOT someone who goes around picking up stones… the ONLY times in my life when I have ever picked up stones CONSCIOUSLY – for a reason:  One time was along the California coast in April 2011, when Michael and I gathered some for our meditation garden and once more I picked up a heart-shaped green stone from “The Green Sand Beach” here on island…it is not illegal to do so, as long as you do not take them off island, otherwise I wouldn’t have done so.  Just wanted to add that info in, so my readers know what I meant by ‘Sacred white coral.’   SACRED, because I ‘heard Houman’ tell me to pick up the little piece of white coral (as usual, without a voice or words…just knowledge being transmitted…no other way to explain that), and also sacred because he knew I would be discovering that memorial…

Here is the white coral at the shrine…where I tossed the little piece Houman ‘told me’ to pick up ~

3) Naupaka Flowers

SO…wouldn’t you know it?   We all continue along the tourist path, and THE ONLY flowers noted (with information plaque included!) happened to be Naupaka Flowers… Guess what? We JUST SO HAPPEN to live on “Naupaka Street.”  What does one say to that? NO KIDDING!?  Ok…

“No kidding!!!!!!”

Wow… sometimes I try to look at all that has happened to me from ‘my old unwoken mind,’ and I simply cannot believe my own reality… which probably explains why none of my siblings have yet to say “WOW!” to me about any of this… I seriously wonder if they now think…yep…what I USED TO THINK about others like me ‘now’ …”she’s ‘off her rocker'”… and, I even have a seriously Catholic brother…who has believed things I thought were coo-coo since I was 15…

UPDATE: He recently warned me about dabbling in the occult…I reassured him that I do not ever seek out any of this…it just all came, comes…I imagine he may re-read this one day… perhaps if I pass over first? If so…please know…nothing ‘occult’ exists… only GOD… all of the rest is a veil, and part of the school we live in here…

There is sadness for me in knowing that he will never be close to me again…he, in his extreme Catholicism, is afraid for me, I understand…I hope that if he does read this, he will know that I was afraid, too… it was scary… but, nothing ever came with fear…not even when I saw ‘beings of light’ when I had my NDE, even though I knew they were all-loving…so, I realized any fear I had felt after the fact was pre-programmed…and, so, not real…I hope he can learn to let go of that type of fear, too…. mine is falling away fast… thank God!

OK….so, there you have ‘the rest’ of what I am choosing to write about…I’ve decided to not write about anything else that may happen…because I get it…this blog served its purpose…it reached those who needed it, and it helped me tell the truth of what happened to me…by my being totally upfront and sharing the URL with friends and family, I benefitted more than I could have known…I learned to love myself through this…to accept myself…YES, this DID happen to ME…and I am not ashamed to tell any new friend…because not only have I survived near-death (a few times) but, I have also survived telling those I love what happened…for my own self-love, this was vitally important…I finally understand that aspect of this…

but. also like so many others who have had similar experiences, I have come to accept that not everyone can accept this stuff… it either threatens their religious beliefs or their own agnosticism or atheism…so, I FULLY get it…

…why should I expect anyone to believe me? Michael does, of course…Grigor does…”B” does…Babak does…Dr. Gerald Bausek and his lovely wife both do…and Alesia, Teresa, and some others who have written to me, but prefer to remain unnamed…

So, I think… why did I even bother to write this?

Simple answer…because God’s Grace blessed me, and it was SO unexpected, I felt the ‘calling’ to share about it all~

   OK…I think I have now covered the rest of what I wanted to share….also what Houman wanted me to share ~

I will leave all of this in cyberspace now, and hope that more people who knew Houman will come across this blog and learn what he was able to do…post death… or perhaps some who read his book (which I myself have yet to fully read…only because he tells me I don’t need to…but I have it and I will, some day)…

I hope those people will know that Houman’s soul still IS an integral part of the heart of Love… as are all of our souls, for ALL TIME….and that all that matters is focusing on growing more LOVE~

Stay OPEN-HEARTED, no matter what. I’m sure glad I did.

Namaste ….AND God bless you!

Mary Regina ~

Sweet Sasia ~ Beloved Daughter of Alesia and Robert ~

Beloved daughter and sister ~

Dear All,
I have received permission to post about another Soul who Houman has come to touch. A beautiful woman and mother named Alesia. She and her husband and their son lost, in human form, their Sweet Sasia. My accounting of Houman’s unending love for me, of how I was given evidence by him of his existence beyond death, of a love I have no physical experience of in this incarnation, other than having him hold my hands during our second ‘exchange,’ brought spiritual comfort to Sasia’s mother… When I received her comment from last August, I was returning to this blog for the sole/soul purpose of ‘leaving all of this in cyberspace’ for just such possibilities…for others who might “Google” Houman. Never did I think that one of those persons might actually have needed comforting post losing a child!, nor did I ever think ‘he/she/they’ might actually have met Houman…As you will read from the copied/pasted Facebook messages below, that is exactly what came to be….  Alesia told me that I could use her words as I, guided by Houman, felt fit to do ~ I feel it is right to have copied/pasted our communications in full. I have hope that reading this post will also help others who come across this blog… anyone who has had to grieve…
What is odd about me, in this case, is that I am 54, and I have yet to experience anyone REALLY close to me dying. In fact, the ONLY memorial service I have ever been to, so far, in my life has been that of an ex-husband’s alcoholic/demented-at-the-end grandmother…I had only met her once, and there was NO emotional connection, as she had been quite self-absorbed, so the service was simply a family obligation.  Funny… all of our lives are exactly as our souls need them to be…
Well, not much more to say, except that I know you must see from the photo above of Sasia, that her soul was attracting The Divine… I feel now that she always knew her role in this past incarnation as beloved daughter and sister would be as ‘teacher,’ and that the lessons for her family would not come until she left her incarnation behind. Much like Houman somehow knew he had to go, to be there for me….and others.
Bless you, Alesia, for sharing with All ~ Mary Regina
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    23 hours ago

    Mary

    • Dear Alesia, May I please post the photo of Sasia with the umbrella onto a blog post on my wordpress blog? I will be finishing my accounting on there Sunday night, and would like to add that photo to a separate post before I end the blog.  If I may, you are welcome to tell me what you and Robert might want to ‘say’ about her/Houman on there…also, if you only want me/you to say “Sasia” or however you would like me/you to refer to her.  I just wanted to be sure to ask you about this, as I feel that that photo, with the white light, belongs on there, and that Houman would like to see it there, too, if it is something that you and Robert would like also. If you want only words from you and Robert, that is fine, too ♥ Blessings, Mary

  • Alesia Regan-Hughes

    20 hours ago

    Alesia Regan-Hughes

    • Mary, Yes that would be absolutely lovely and perfect!  I trust that anything you are guided to do with the blog will be meaningful and will come from love.  What I would say about this whole unfolding from my perspective, is this: I “found’ Mary’s blog quite serendipitously in Aug. 2011, which is our daughter Sasia’s birthday month, when I was looking for something about Houman.  We had studied meditation and Reiki with Houman in the 1990’s and held him in our hearts over the years, even when he moved from the area and we did not see him anymore.  Houman is one of the most beautiful Souls one would ever encounter…. “Jesus-like” is what I, my husband, and our daughter Sasia said about him.  A couple of times, I “googled’ Houman’s name to see what he was doing, and after the first time I did this, I discovered that he had drowned off the coast of Hawaii.  We were all so surprised by this news, and wished that we had spent more time with him while he was alive.  Although his presence in our life was brief, he had one of the most profound effects on our lives.  I didn’t quite comprehend it at the time, but I know now that part of the reason for this would be revealed to us later, after our daughter Sasia, passed away.  The second time I googled Houman was 2 months after Sasia passed away, in Aug. 2011.  I didn’t know at the time what compelled me to do this…. partly it was grief, I suppose, as I looked for something, anything to help heal my broken heart.  It was then that I discovered  Mary’s blog.  Because we had been having butterfly encounters all summer long that let us know our daughter was around, the name of Mary’s blog “Big Island Butterfly’s Blog” caught my eye, and I knew it was significant.   The first butterfly encounter we had was at my daughter’s memorial service at Strawberry Fields in Central Park, New York.  As I stood to speak about my beloved Sasia, a white butterfly fluttered all around me the entire time I spoke, prompting several people to comment on it after the service.  Afterwards, we noticed white butterflies all summer long, a gentle reminder that Sasia was around and sending us signs.  So…. the name was significant.  Then, I read that Mary had previously written about Houman, but that she had deleted the posts…. I assumed that she and Houman had known each other quite well, and that the blog had been a way to help her deal with the grief of his death.  So, while disappointed that the posts had been deleted, I understood (or thought I did) that she wanted to keep them private.  I left a comment on the blog about how meaningful Houman had been to us, and left it at that.  I didn’t hear back from Mary for months, because she was not writing on the blog at that time.  When I did hear back, Mary explained that she had not seen my comment until  then, as she had just begun sharing some new blog posts about her experience as the conduit for Houman.  I read her posts with great interest, recognizing Houman’s personality and way of being through Mary’s words.  I knew something unbelievable was happening.  I also knew that Sasia was in the place that Houman was (and is). My husband and I have been touched and comforted to know that she is in Houman’s presence, and that our lives have been woven together with Houman and Mary for some purpose that we still don’t quite understand.  We do recognize that this unfolding is powerful and filled with love, and that the communications we have had from our girl since she passed, are real.  Since her passing, Sasia has visited us in meditation, letting us know that LOVE is the most important aspect of existence, telling us that everything will be OK, offering us guidance, placing people in our lives to bring us just the right comfort or message at the right time, and showing us a host of symbols and signs that let us know she is around and communicating all the time….. as long as we remain open, she is able to share herself with us.  While I can say all of this with great certainty now, it was not that way for most of this past year.  I have had many peaks and valleys of emotion and belief regarding Sasia…. one day “hearing” her speak to me in a meditation, the next day wondering if it was all in my head.  This connection with Mary and Houman has led me to understand that the communication with Sasia IS  happening and that there is more to our lives than the physical forms we take to be so real.  Our physical bodies will die, but LOVE remains. That is real. Mary ~ I realize this is quite long!  Perhaps too long…. edit as you see fit.  It is not easy to describe this unfolding that has occurred in a way that conveys the absolute perfection and beauty of the whole experience.  I feel like you have done a beautiful job, and I look forward to reading more.  I hope you will consider continuing to write more as time goes on…. your words are very inspirational. Namaste, Alesia

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    18 hours ago

    Mary

    • Dearest Alesia,  I am very glad that you wrote all that you did, and all will go onto the special post about Sweet Sasia’s Soul ♥ I feel the Heavens aflutter with Joy at the Peace in your soul, and the beauty of your Heartful sharing with others who will read about our amazing realities crossing paths as they have. As “My Michael” likes to say, there are no accidents. It astounds me to this very day that when I first met him, he didn’t run in the opposite direction when he heard about my experiences with Houman’s soul. Thank you so much for your encouragement in my continuing to blog. I have thought of adding poems, but perhaps I will add a new page for general spiritual-type items…IF anything of great significance comes up around Houman, I will add that to the main page, but I don’t want to ‘dilute’ the accounting, or make it hard for anyone new who finds their way to the blog to take it all in. Well…dinner time 🙂Leftovers! Yeah! No cooking night! Much love, Mary  PS: we WILL meet in these lifetimes that have crossed paths on the spiritual plane, I am sure of it ~ xx

  • Alesia Regan-Hughes

    18 hours ago

    Alesia Regan-Hughes

    • Hi Mary,  Lovely response.  Thank you… I do look forward to reading more if that is what happens.  I honestly don’t think you could dilute anything…. it is like Life when it feels so real, one is hungry for it.  You have a beautiful understanding of Spirit and I love all of your words, even the ones that you “post” on FB.  They resonate with me, so yes, I hope you do continue to write!  And, I know we will see/meet each other.  We will visit you and your wonderful home….. and meet your wonderful Michael someday in the somewhat near future. Much love to you!! Alesia

  • Alesia Regan-Hughes

    7 hours ago

    Alesia Regan-Hughes

    • I do want to add that although I have a knowingness about Sasia and where she is, and yes, my soul is at peace…. the human part of me, the mother part of me still mourns her passing and I miss her terribly.  I think it is important to acknowledge the physical and emotional part of us, and do not want to give the impression that I am completely at peace with this….. but there has been incredible comfort in knowing that she IS ALIVE in another form, and that she is waiting for us on the other side when we will all be reunited.  Without this awareness, I don’t know how I could go on. Much love, Alesia

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    a few seconds ago

    Mary

    • BIG SMILES to know that you want to visit ~ and, YES, about your times of sadness and pain!  That is important, vitally important, to include. We all think of pain as something to only be suffered…YES…Your pain must be experienced as it arrives…and compassion for self and all others who have suffered similarly must be felt from within your own heart. [slight editing from me here: Through ‘events’ such as Sasia’s and Houman’s connection, from your heart reaching out, and mine feeling your pain, I KNEW ]that I MUST share, so others may find hope, maybe even faith…something I never believed possible. I didn’t even lose anyone [ I was 15 when we moved to California, and relatives who passed since were ‘not in my life anymore,’ so grieving didn’t really happen, just compassion for their families]…as I just typed that, I get it…I lost myself…I had ‘steeled my self’ to believing in anything ‘non-human.’ Amazing Grace has been my favorite song since ‘the time I first believed’…so appropriate for me…my soul was lost, then found, through love…Love that spanned time and space. I am so grateful to Love…to your soul…and the joy I feel for Sasia’s to have experienced, to continue to experience YOUR heart…Well, she is very happy that you reached out…that Houman made such an impact on you.  They embrace…I feel it…their souls are dancing with joy. Thank you, Alesia. I will add in this ‘bittersweet reality’ that cannot be undone, but without which we would never know true love….   Humbly, Mary