Rebirth of a Soul

Teo Tarras/


Why had I taken my own for granted? Suspended on the razor’s edge of my final breath, I paused to ponder the question. Then the animating force that bound me together shot into the sky and my body crumpled to the ground.

It ended too soon, I thought as I sailed across space and time.

It ended precisely when it was supposed to. The soundless reply rippled across the cosmos like a gravitational wave, blowing me away with the earth-shattering assertion of its existence. You fulfilled your purpose, and now it’s time to move on.

There was no doubting a voice like that. And so, approaching my new home beyond the stars, I embraced the unknown and prepared to be born once again.

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2 thoughts on “Rebirth of a Soul”

  1. Catherine Dix Sipe

    This is a statement of belief gleaned from several religions. It is not traditional but it works. And it is beautiful in its profound simplicity.

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