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Eternal Life and The Total Self Life is but a fleeing whisper echoing through time, never dying, always being...magnificent and sublime. The body's a receptacle, a superficial shell, but in it dwells the gift of Soul; eternity knows it well. The Soul contains the truths of life, to all that's ever been; to all things now, and yet to come, but guards them deep within. The mind has hidden doors to Soul; we long to find the key, unleash the vision waiting there, that lives eternally. And so mind seeks to open wide, grasp firm the light of Soul. and at that moment when it does, we know we will be whole. So when we penetrate the shield that stands between these two, we will perceive with inner sight... our Soul, complete and new. If in this life, we cannot grasp this bond of Soul and mind, we'll be reborn to live again, till total self we find. We've been before, so many times; we've known many a past. We'll be again...an echo in time, till mind and Soul are fast. And when that final day does come, at last to lift our Soul, for Him to gather in His arms... our perfect self...now whole. Sandra M. Haight ~6th Place~ Premiere Contest: Epic Ethereal Editor Sponsor: William Kekaula Judged: 05/23/2019 ~8th Place~ Premiere Contest: Contest No: 258 Sponsor: Brian Strand Judged: 01/05/2017 ~2nd Place~ Contest: Soul Consciousness Sponsor: Catie Lindsay Judged: 06/29/2016
Some religions, like Hinduism, believe in reincarnation which refines the soul by it living many lifetimes, and after it is perfected, goes back to God. My poem is based on that belief. So many people, including myself, have inner feelings or momentary flashbacks like they have lived before in another life.

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Date: 5/25/2019 6:13:00 PM
Congrats on your well deserved win, Sandra.
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Date: 5/24/2019 7:02:00 PM
I am so happy to find that you can acknowledge this philosophy. I have wondered and wondered about it and I think it is very possible this is true. Congrats on the win.
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Date: 5/24/2019 5:01:00 PM
Moving and very well written. Makes you think and that is art. Congratulations. Yes, I have the moments also.
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Date: 5/24/2019 6:52:00 AM
My heartfelt thanks with no end, for your participation Sandra, CHEERS indeed for your placement in the Epic Ethereal Editor Contest, Aloha William Kekaula
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Date: 2/21/2019 3:25:00 PM
hello Sandra Haight, you have created a beautiful poem. It sounds like a prayer. Have a nice day my friend.
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Date: 5/26/2017 3:24:00 PM
This poem is really outstanding Sandra! Congratulations on a deserving win. I believe we have many lives. 7 ; )
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Date: 2/21/2017 3:06:00 AM
Awesome....Just love the way you built it... Your understanding on the subject is also very deep and in vogue...
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Date: 2/5/2017 12:17:00 AM
Just returned to reread for the inspiration of it. Hugs, Kathy
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Date: 1/6/2017 4:24:00 AM
How absolutely beautiful, Sandra. Beautiful thoughts, beautifully rhymed, presented perfectly. A pleasure to read again and again! Congratulations! ...Fran
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Date: 1/5/2017 10:57:00 PM
I am awed by this amazing poem of yours, that speaks of insight on many levels so beautifully. Congratulations!
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Date: 1/5/2017 8:17:00 PM
Congrats, dear Sandra.
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Date: 1/5/2017 8:18:00 PM
Thank you so much, Agnes. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 11/15/2016 8:41:00 AM
What a wonderful poem. You have always been among my favourite poets here. I would love to see you higher up in the top 100 with this poem as you are so deserving. I hope that my fav for this amazing write will help. Lots Of Love armand.
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Date: 11/15/2016 9:59:00 AM
Armand, thank you so much for your visit and very uplifting complimentary and positive comments! You are too kind, and I appreciate your support so much! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 8/20/2016 7:02:00 AM
Very cleverly thought out...And then so beautifully penned - Most impressed, Sandra!! My very best regards. :) john P.s An undoubted seven!
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Sandra Haight
Date: 11/15/2016 9:52:00 AM
John, so sorry I missed your lovely comment and nice rating. A belated thank you for your visit and support! Sandra
Date: 7/29/2016 11:20:00 AM
This is a wonderful poem, Sandra. I find so many of my own beliefs here. It is one I'd like to reread often. It so deserves your win!! Congratulations!!
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Date: 11/15/2016 9:54:00 AM
Kathleen, forgive me for this belated thank you for your uplifting comments, nice rating, and congrats. I am most appreciative. Sandra
Date: 7/1/2016 8:00:00 PM
We are like-minded, and I don't think I found any other echos of my beliefs on this topic. I did not even place, but would love you to read, "Growing a Glowing Eternity", and let me know if it resonates with you. This is my favorite on the winner's board, a great job, Sandra, my own beliefs told with beauty and simplicity ... CayCay
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Date: 7/2/2016 9:37:00 PM
Thank you so much, CayCay, for your supportive and uplifting comments. I will check your poem out very soon and get back to you! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 6/30/2016 8:47:00 AM
Great write! Very similar to my thoughts on the subject...:-)
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Date: 7/2/2016 9:36:00 PM
Thank you so much, Tom. Sandra
Date: 6/30/2016 6:30:00 AM
I found this fascinating, congratulations.
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Date: 7/2/2016 9:36:00 PM
Thank you so very much, Richard. Sandra
Date: 6/30/2016 3:25:00 AM
What a spiritual and beautiful poem. I wrote one very similar, not near as eloquent. I think we're on the same page. Check mine out if you want, it's called my answer, I think you'll relate
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Date: 6/8/2016 6:50:00 AM
awesome
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Date: 6/29/2016 7:30:00 PM
Thank you so much, Tereiti! Sandra
Date: 5/26/2016 3:10:00 PM
Hmmmmm If I come back to live another life I hope I get be be a rich old lady's much loved cat or lap dog. Great job here Sandra. A seven from me. Good luck o the contest. God Bless, JB
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Date: 6/29/2016 7:30:00 PM
Thank you very much for stopping by to read my poem and for your positive comments, Judy. Much appreciated! Sandra
Date: 5/23/2016 6:12:00 AM
Beautifully written as always, Sandra. Congratulations on a well deserved POTD honour. Best wishes for the contest. T.J
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Date: 5/23/2016 9:35:00 AM
Thank you very much, Teppo! Sandra
Date: 5/23/2016 5:07:00 AM
WOW!! Amazing write this one, i hope you dont mind if i share this? Regardless of belief its is such a wonderful write and very though prevoking - i had thought about writing one for this contest but i'm sure this will be a clear winner! Well done - 7 from me and on my fav list too! Kind Regards, Laura.
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Date: 5/23/2016 9:34:00 AM
Hey, Laura, thanks for stopping by with your uplifting comment and nice rating and fav! I am pleased that you enjoyed my poem, and you may share it if you like. I appreciate your support! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 5/21/2016 9:46:00 AM
Sad part about it is that a person does not remember the past life so how can it help them to keep coming back over and over..We hear people say if I had my life to live over I would do this or not do that so if one could remember then they could become a better person over time..Interesting work about the topic..Sara
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Date: 5/21/2016 3:10:00 PM
Hi, Sara...yes, many unanswered questions. Thank you for your visit and positive comment. Hugs, Sandra
Date: 5/21/2016 2:42:00 AM
This is wonderful Sandra. Congratulations on having it featured as POTD! ; ) Here we go again with the jumping messages!
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Date: 5/21/2016 3:08:00 PM
Thank you, Connie. I was really surprised! So sorry you have trouble with 'jumping messages.' I don't know why that happens! Hugs, Sandra
Date: 5/20/2016 3:41:00 PM
This is one thoughtful, beautifully written piece of poetry! Like yourself, I too have experienced that feeling of having been here before with experiences that have bordered on the unbelievable! Congrats to you on this being the POTD! This is "Art!" The best to you in this contest! :-)
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Date: 5/21/2016 3:07:00 PM
Hi, Walter, thank you so much for stopping by to read and listen to my poem. I appreciate your uplifting and complimentary comments and POTD congrats very much! Sandra
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