In the posts, Life After Death, Or How Life Is Like A Video Game, and Dear LOA: How Do We Manifest Death?, I dissect the subject of death, what dying really is, and what happens after we die. And while these two posts cover the basics, the subject of death and dying is too huge to be put to bed that easily. I continue to get a steam stream of death questions, and I’d like to answer a few of them today.
All of today’s questions come from Awesome Kat, who wants to know: “I just read an article about a 12 year old boy, full of life, who died within 4 days of a bacterial infection after severely cutting his arm during a basketball game where he saved the game. How could LOA have prevented his death? I know it is possible and it falls under the LOA and health topics. Was it his time to go? Did he not use his will? Poor kid, I thought, but something was behind all this. Although we do not know all the details, could there be an explanation with LOA I wonder?”
Death is not a failure
You have to stop thinking of death as something having gone wrong. You can’t prevent death – nor is it necessary to. It’s a natural part of our existence here, just like birth.
When someone dies “before their time”, whatever that means to each individual, we have such a tendency to declare it a tragedy. Something must’ve gone terribly, terribly wrong. After all, if it hadn’t, this young soul’s physical journey would not have been cut short. He would not have been denied the experience of living a long life and growing old. We somehow think that growing old is the only real acceptable option in this physical realm and anything other than that constitutes some kind of failure.
But here’s the thing: This boy, Who He Really Is, is on a journey. No one gets to determine what that journey is or where it takes him (and when) but him. No one gets to declare his life experience a waste because it ended at a time that they’ve declared “too soon”. He didn’t miss out on anything. His life wasn’t cut short; it continues in the non physical, and quite likely in the physical again and again.
Every death is perfect
The boy manifested his transition in the perfect way for him and, to a lesser extent, for his family. There’s no way to know what was being mirrored by the HOW of his death, or what his or his family’s actual experience was. The transition was always going to happen. It was the next logical step for him to realize what he truly wanted. Death was the best possible way for his next manifestation to come to him.
But all he did was withdraw his focus from the physical and shift it back into the non-physical. I can’t tell you why – that’s up to him and him alone (no one gets to make the decision of when you will transition, for you). But nothing went wrong. He simply stopped playing this game and went on to the next. I know this is hard to get our heads around, but it’s a shift worth making. Death is not failure. It’s just the next step.
The part of death that’s a co-creation
Kat goes on to ask, “Yes it is difficult for me to grasp this vibrational phenomenon, though I do understand it is merely a transition. Was everyone involved with the HOW of his death, even though it was his decision to stop playing?”
Everyone who experienced his death, even you, was involved in the HOW of his death. This doesn’t mean that you or anyone else caused it. It simply means that his death matched his intentions – all of them. And this includes his intentions in how he played with others.
One event has the ability to mirror a whole spectrum of vibrations, so each person that experienced his death, including him, reacted to it in their own way. But a car accident would’ve evoked a different response from him and those around him than a blood infection. The way we die has to match our own vibration. Death is the way we manifest enormous alignment, much like winning the lottery is a way to manifest loads of cash. But just like each lottery winner has their own experience, so does every dying person.
Some transition quickly and easily. They’re not even aware of their death, really. Others go slowly and have time to experience large shifts before they make the big jump. Each person’s death is absolutely perfect for them. Just because we can’t see the exact reasons why, doesn’t make them any less valid.
But each death is also a perfect mirror to all those who surround the dying, or even those who just hear about the death. You experienced a part of this boy’s death, too. It made you sad and uncomfortable and raised many questions. It’s mirroring back some of the resistance you have to death itself and to how and why we die. But it’s also giving you the perfect opportunity to answer those questions and release some of that resistance.
The more public a death, the more people share in the experience, the more of a co-creation it was.
Can you wish yourself to death?
“Does this mean that everyone going through something or in dire circumstances wishing to die can very well get their wish if they match it vibrationally? I keep thinking those people should retract their statements, especially if they haven’t fulfilled what they set out to do in the first place. But I know it’s not so simple for it to happen that way, from your previous posts and vlogs, which I hope I understood correctly.
Death, in and of itself, is not a manifestation – it’s a way to get something that you want. This is an important distinction. Let’s say that you want some money. You wish for it and wish for it, but it doesn’t show up. Then, you talk to an LOA coach who asks you what you really want – what you want the money for? And you realize that your true desire is to feel free – the freedom that comes with massive wealth. And when you focus on that, you get it. Money may or may not be the way it comes to you. Money can bring you all kinds of manifestations, some awesome, others terrible. It’s a means to an end. And so is death.
All death is the same. Even suicide
Usually, when someone wants to die, they are simply asking for relief from their pain. But even if they become a match to that relief and they allow it into their reality, that doesn’t mean that death is the best possible way for that relief to manifest. Knowing if it is requires a much larger perspective than we have in our human form. It requires the perspective we have from the non-physical.
Even if the individual is determined to die by his own hand, if death is not the path of least resistance, then it will not occur. The suicidal person will back off at the last second, unable to go through with it, or will be found and rescued. But if death is the path of least resistance, then it will happen.
The non-physical makes no distinction between a death from old age, an accident, death by murder or a suicide. No death is ever an accident or untimely from the non-physical point of view. And even your own actions cannot override your vibration. Ever. You are either a match for death, or you are not.
Also, there is never any unfinished business, because we’re not done doing “business” just because we’re not focused in the physical anymore. Death is not the end of our experience. It’s simply a part of it.
How long are we meant to live, anyway?
“And those living past 100? Humans were meant to live much longer, according to some scriptures. Is our longevity determined by us and us alone?”
From what I’ve gathered, the human body has the ability to renew itself and live on indefinitely. The thing that makes us decline as we age is resistance. So, theoretically speaking, we could stay in these bodies and continue to have joyful experience after joyful experience for hundreds of years, if we allowed ourselves to continuously rise in vibration to keep up with our own expansion. In other words, if we could always release all resistance as it came up, we would not decline.
But death doesn’t just occur when we’ve amassed a ton of resistance and life becomes so painful that the only way for us to get any relief is to die. That’s one possibility of many. A lot of people get bored after so many decades and they long for a totally different perspective – the perspective that the non-physical can provide. That would happen even if we stayed healthy forever.
When we die, we release all resistance. And when we come back, we come back from that high vibration, into the current global vibration which, because it’s always rising and evolving, is always going to be at the highest level it’s ever been. That’s exciting to us, from our larger perspective. The possibility to be born into a completely different environment, to be exposed to a set of completely different circumstances and therefore explore all new experiences is also enticing beyond measure.
There’s a lot of value in stepping out and coming back in, rather than just sticking around. Having said that, I do believe that our longevity will continue to increase. Humans used to accept that 30 was old. Now, we routinely live into our 90′s. Give it a few more years, and those older than 100 won’t be special anymore. They’ll be the norm. But a lot of other beliefs have to evolve in order to make this possible. Old age scares a lot of people. Do you think that adding a few decades to our potential life span will soothe or activate those fears? There are financial issues (how will I support myself in my old age), productivity issues (at what age should we stop working), health issues (old age = decline), life issues (life = struggle, so a longer life = more struggle), and the list goes on and on. Adjusting our view on longevity requires that all of those beliefs evolve as well. Each person can take part in this evolution at their own pace, but society as a whole will take longer.
Now it’s your turn: What are your biggest questions about death? Does it scare you? Why? Share your views in the comments!