My daughter Lottie's memories

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  1. Nightrain

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    Hi Jennywren!


    This latest conversation with your 4 year old daughter, Lottie, is the most amazing thing I've read in recent memory. In fact, I'm going to rethink some of my assumptions in light of her comments about breaking up into dust, yet retaining her memory. The part about preferring life on earth was a shocker, as well. You have a most remarkable little girl, and a window seat looking over her many incarnations. Wow!


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  2. Jennywren

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    Well, that certainly gave me food for thought! I have recently bought Carol Bowman's book Children's Past Lives and just finished reading it on the morning of the day this conversation happened. The whole book was fascinating and I read it in about 4 days (very fast reading for me). One part that was very striking for me was the part about a form of telepathic communication between mother and child. There has definately been times when Lottie has demonstrated this, for example, I was typing an email to someone when she was two, mentioning a dream I had years ago about a dog called 'White'. While I was typing she came skipping into the room with a toy dog that she hadn't previously named and told me his name was White. When I mentioned this to my husband he said that that sort of thing happens often enough between him and Lottie that he didn't even really think about it anymore.


    Carol also talks about having a 'trigger' for the memory - a sound or event etc. After this conversation I wondered if my reading about children's accounts of past lives and/or the afterlife, plus reading about telepathic communication between parent and child was the trigger that began Lottie thinking/talking about it? I would love opinions on this as this is only a (newly)educated guess and I could be mistaken.


    Lottie seemed calmer after she told me. She has been acting pretty manic for a few days, but I could see a change in her right away. She seemed more relaxed. Her speech wasn't as rapid, and she wasn't as hyperactive.


    As reguards my belief in reincarnation... I am getting closer and closer to believing. I think I am unwilling to rush myself into it. I don't feel like there is any pressing need to rush myself into believing or dismissing the evidence. I just want to study the evidence and want a belief to happen by 'osmosis'. I was raised as a Roman Catholic so reincarnation was never discussed or introduced to me as an idea while I was young. I didn't get on well with the religion I was being brought in to. I wasn't interested in it, didn't believe in it, and didn't feel it was relivant to my life. I believed that we probably only lived once and that when we died that was the end of it. I was happy with that idea. It didn't make me uncomfortable that it all ended with death and that there was no greater purpose. I didn't believe the human race needed any greater purpose other than to be born, to live life as much a good a person as you could be, and to die.


    I was always into parapsychology and would borrow books from the library, but the reincarnation chapter was the bit I always skipped over. I imagined the idea was the result of people inventing a theory of life after death because they were uncomfortable with the idea of everything ceasing at death (not how I felt). But one day, about 5 years ago, I watched a programme on the TV about a little boy who remembered a past life. His statements were verified to be true and he described, and later recognised, the place the previous personality had lived. This was news to me. There was actual evidence for reincarnation?! And I believed him. I was suddenly more interested than before, but after Lottie was born not long after that I didn't think about it again until she started making statements when she was two.


    The thing is, it is easy for people to ignore or dismiss statements from children who they do not know, for any number of reasons. But when your own child begins saying these things it really is very different. I believe what Lottie has said is true. I guess it is not that easy for me to shake my earlier beliefs, even if I now feel they are probably wrong.


    It's a bit like someone telling me that the colour I always thought was red, is actually blue. It would be hard for me to take that at face-value and to believe it straight away, and I would need some kind of evidence, and to see how many other people were saying that the colour was really blue. That's the best way I can explain it. I am in the process of seeing how many people call it blue.
     
  3. Nightrain

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    Your recent observations, Jenny, are triggering realizations, that I hadn't considered before now. There is so much going on in our lives, that we take for granted and, as such, do not seem to generate the attention to memory that we would like. The fact that we often don't remember what we had for breakfast is one case in point.


    So, when our children chatter as they do, we often don't realize that we could be missing something very remarkable. By the same token, children don't realize how remarkable their memories are, when they are chatting about them. So, eventually, it all passes into oblivion along with the memory of that morning's breakfast.


    In your case, after you read Carol's book; you became mindful of the little details you might have otherwise missed. And you, therefore, noticed the remarkable fact that Lottie was psychically aware at the same time. The more often this happens, however, the more we are still likely to forget these events. They, quite simply, become commonplace. So, perhaps, we must continually infuse our consciousness with a steady stream of new information in order remember what we have learned on a conscious level.


    But, while we are trying to be mindfully conscious of things, we also have to prepare meals, wash clothes and do the dishes, then, go to work. And, by the time we have another free moment, we may already have missed another revelation with our children.


    It seems understandable, therefore, that the memories our children share with us soon pass into oblivion as they become more engaged with their new lives. Even the most enlightened parents will become involved with the more pressing issues of daily lives, and memories of their profound experiences with their children will begin to fade. The fact that you have faithfully transcribed the above dialogue has preserved this little miracle for everyone.


    Thank you, Jenny! And, thank you, Lottie!


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  4. Jennywren

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    Thanks Nightrain1, I'm glad you appreciate Lottie's snippets of information. I am really glad I write these things down. I think they will be fascinating for her to read in the future. I am quick to commit to memory and write down whatever she says on this subject as I want to make sure I record her words exactly, otherwise I think I would start doubting myself about her comments, or worry that I was remembering incorrectly. This way, I can be in no doubt.


    I might try and bring the subject up again with her during the week if she seems in a particularly chatty mood.


    Carol Bowman describes children often being in a trance-like state when recalling memories. During this recent conversation she didn't seem to be. She was very reflective though, and appeared to be thinking deeply. She seemed much more able to answer direct questions on the topic of 'life between lives' than she did about the past lives themselves (when she was two she would offer information freely but would be uncomfortable with too many direct questions).


    Does anyone have any particular questions they would like me to put to her?


    Lottie has a fantastic memory. I have conversations written down that I have had with her about her time before she was born, IE in my womb. When my midwife read these comments she was convinced Lottie's memories were real (she had previously held the belief that infants remember nothing from before birth). I can post them here if you are interested, although I am aware that it is a bit off-topic. Just goes to show, I think, what an amazing thing memory is, and how amazing children are. I can't help but listen to everything my children say! I dare not miss a thing!
     
  5. Charles Stuart

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    Hi Jenny,


    It's all so fascinating, isn't it? :D


    I am guessing here, but perhaps her last incarnation may have been as a German soldier in WWII. The "wheels" rather than a skateboard may even have been a motorbike perhaps? If she took part as a German soldier in the invasion of Russia, for instance, she may well have been one of the thousands who died of starvation in the freezing Russian winter.


    From what I know, in each incarnation/lifetime, the spiritual/subconscious "consciousness" is "hampered" by what I like to call the "physical consciousness cap". This process permits the temporary physical consciousness to adapt and experience all the new information while hampering the memories of past lives into our "subconscious", which will usually only manifest either while the child is very young or via dreams or hypnotic regression or meditation or whatever other means...


    As for "I went up into the sky", I also had a similar experience during a hypnotic regression. After "remembering" having been killed in a battle in 1480, the therapist asked me what I was feeling after my death and what I had learned from that lifetime. My sensation was of floating upwards and looking down upon the battle field, feeling no pain whatsoever but just a sense of slight frustration over an objective that I had not been able to achieve (I was a soldier in the Crusades by the name Ezequiel).


    As for "breaking up into bits of dust", this may have been her way of interpreting/explaining how she felt and sensed things in her "spiritual body", which is apparently formed by more subtle forms of energy/matter, but mostly "light".


    :) :thumbsup:
     
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    I'd be very interested to read those conversations Jennywren if you don't mind sharing. Were there any clues in those conversations that she was remembering a past life before she was even born? That would be interesting :)
     
  7. Jennywren

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    Thanks for your reply Charles Stuart. I would rather not jump to any conclusions about soldiers and WW2 reguarding Lottie's statements about being a German as she never mentioned a time period, or any war or conflict of any kind. I am sure that she knew what she was talking about when she mentioned the skateboard as she knew the difference between that and a motorbike, and never had any kind of reaction to motorbikes. However, even two years on - and after she has said she doesn't remember talking about past lives - she still gets excited about seeing a skateboard and keeps asking me if I will buy her one. Maybe I should, just to see if it brings back any more memories?!


    Your regression experience does sound similar to her description of floating up in to the sky. I agree with your ideas about her description of breaking up into dust as well. I feel like that was the best way she could describe what happened to her, whether she was literally dust or not. She was clearly having a hard time explaining it to me, and had a pained expression as she was searching for the words (and telling me twice it was "hard to describe"). When she said she drifted up into thin air at night, she was actually looking down at the time, as if visualising it, and when she talked about breaking up into dust she lifted her hands up and wiggled her fingers as she spread her arms slowly outwards and away from her. To me, she certainly appeared to be actually remembering something, not only in her facial expressions, but also with her whole body.


    I haven't read a similar description of her impression of breaking up into dust so far, but I would be interested to know if anyone else has. This made her description seem all the more genuine to me, as she appeared not to be repeating something she has heard from another source but explaining from her own unique point of view.


    Thanks again for your thoughts.
     
  8. Jennywren

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    Memories from before birth

    Hi ChrisR


    I'd be happy to share! The first conversation was when she was 3 years old, and the second was when she was 4:


    Lot: (Her head resting on my chest) What's that noise?


    Me: What noise? Is it a sort of beating sound, like a drum?


    Lot: Yes.


    Me: That's my heart beating. Have you heard that sound before?


    Lot: Yes!


    Me: Where were you when you could hear that?


    Lot: I was curled up in a ball. I could hear something.


    Me: What could you hear?


    Lot: Someone talking.


    Me: Who was talking?


    Lot: It was you! I heard your voice, and daddy's voice.


    Me: Wow! Did you eat anything in there?


    Lot: No. Just drank water.


    Me: Oh. How did you do that?


    Lot: By slurping it (purses lips and sucks in).


    Me: Could you see things in there? Was it really bright in there?


    Lot: No, it was dark.


    Me: Did you have any toys to play with?


    Lot: No. I was holding something . . . was I holding your bones?


    Me: I don't know, were you?


    Lot: It was long, sort of curly-straight. It was thin and round. It felt like a rubber ball, but it wasn't a ball.


    Me: How did you feel when you were in my tummy?


    Lot: Good.


    Me: What did it feel like in there?


    Lot: A bit like skin. A bit tickly. And scratchy. I was uncomfortable, and comfortable.


    (She also said that she remembered sleeping in there. I asked her what else she did in there, and she said "Erm . . . nothing really"!)


    Lottie 4 years old


    Dad: How did you feel when you were in mummy's tummy?


    Lot: Good.


    Me: Were you comfortable?


    Lot: Yes. The thing I remember about being in mummy's tummy was that it was nice and warm.


    Me: Did you ever feel cold in there?


    Lot: No.


    Me: Did it ever get too hot?


    Lot: No.


    Me: Was it too hot sometimes?


    Lot: No, it was warm all the time. Just hotty-cold (her word for a temperature that's just right).


    Me: What else do you remember about it?


    Lot: I remember that thing I was holding was orange.


    Me: But how could you see what colours things were if it was dark?


    Lot: Well, when it was a bright and sunny day outside it was a bit brighter in there, and when it was a cloudy day it was dark. It was very, very, very soft and comfortable in there for me. I loved it so much.


    Me: Was it uncomfortable at all?


    Lot: Sometimes it was. I didn't have enough space.


    Me: What shape were you in there?


    Lot (didn't understand)


    Me: I mean, what shape was your body in? Were you all stretched out like this? (I extend my arms and legs).


    Lot: No, I was in a ball.


    Me: Show me.


    Lot: (Brings her legs up to her chest and tucks her head down so her chin is on her chest)


    Me: Did you ever stretch out?


    Lot: I did try to, but I didn't really have enough space. I wanted to stretch out. I used to think about how lovely it would be to stretch out. (Pauses and looks thoughtful). I could stretch out this big (she extends her arms and legs a little but so her elbows and knees are still bent).


    Me: Could you feel anything against your hands and feet when you did that?


    Lot: They touched a thing. It was really wide and long and big.


    Me: Was it soft or hard?


    Lot: It was soft and squidgy.


    Me: Were you bored in there?


    Lot: Yes, I was bored. Very bored! I didn't really do anything. I think I did used to smile in your tummy. And frown. Maybe I was grumpy?


    Me: What made you grumpy when you were in my tummy?


    Lot: . . . Maybe I frowned?


    Me: No, I mean what caused you to be grumpy?


    Lot: The light coming in when I wanted to sleep. I liked it dark to sleep.


    Me: Oh, I see. What colour was the light coming in?


    Lot: It was sort of light and dark. It was whitey-orange.


    So, that's what she has said on this subject. I was (and still am) amazed at her memory. I don't see any evidence for her remembering a past life in the womb from these conversations, although one thing in particular that she said about her time in the womb became very obvious after she was born. The midwifes were amazed at how long she was when she was born. She was 58.5 cm, longer than 99% of babies, and her plot on the growth chart was actually off the graph! All she did for the first few days of her life was stretch. Every few seconds she would put her arms above her head and do a big stretch. We never saw her in the foetal position (a position we had been lead to expect her to return to frequently after birth), and she absolutley refused to be swaddled, struggling and screaming her head off when any attempts were made to wrap her up and restrict her arms. The midwives were baffled, saying that babies usually loved being swaddled. I refused to let the midwives swaddle her after so many attempts - it was clear to me that she HATED it and I wouldn't put her through it.


    I had never told Lottie about this, so when I heard Lottie say "I didn't have enough space", and "I wanted to stretch out. I used to think about how lovely it would be to stretch out", I was amazed and convinced that these memories were real. She was a very big baby in a very small space.


    Even now she panics if she feels trapped, hates being strapped in anywhere like when travelling in a car, and screams if her arms are restricted.


    I also found this part very telling:


    "I was holding something . . . was I holding your bones?


    Me: I don't know, were you?


    Lot: It was long, sort of curly-straight. It was thin and round. It felt like a rubber ball, but it wasn't a ball".


    To me, this sounds like a description of the umbilical cord. We know for sure she used to hold that because when I was in the hospital with a foetal heart monitor attached to me her heart rate dropped really low. The midwives said that this happens when the baby squeezes the umbilical cord and restricts the oxygen supply, causing the heart rate to drop as the baby nearly passes out!
     
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    Hi Jenny!


    You know...When I was a boy back in the early 60's, I remember that we used to "re-purpose" roller skates and two-by-fours to make our own skate-boards. I think we got the idea from our parents, who did the same thing to fashion scooters with a small crate with a handle nailed to the front. I guess such things have been around as long as roller skates, and all we did was find a way to take it a step further -- simpler and a little more daring.


    Skateboards, as they appear today, have been around for the last 40 years that I know of. So, If Lottie has a memory of this sort of thing, you might want to research images of non-motorized scooters and early skateboards in order to determine a time frame for her memories. She might recognize a particular style that fits a specific period.


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    Hi, again, Jenny!


    I found this [​IMG]


    from 1947 of a boy nailing his roller skates to a board.


    -Nightrain
     
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    Thanks for sharing that Jenny, no indication of any past life memories from that conversation then, although it does make you wonder if feelings of claustrophobia, which must be one of the most common phobias, come from the womb?


    It's interesting how she could differentiate between being enclosed in a small space, and having the space to stretch out if she didn't know any different, and also being bored when she's never experienced doing anything at that stage. In my opinion, one would need to have a 'memory' of not being bored in order to be bored. Perhaps that could indicate that she was 'aware' of herself before she was born, if that makes sense? :tongue:
     
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    Hello Jenny, thanks for sharing your daughter`s possible past life and in-utero memories! It is a great gift for you that she is able to tell you what it was like in your tummy! Those memories are by no means as rare as we might think. I remember that Dr. Tucker discussed this with some examples in his book "Life before Life". Maybe you would like to ask her if she also remembers how she happened to come into your tummy and how she came out. Many children remember how they chose their parents and also their birth experience.


    As to the past life memories, I am German and though "Franz is an old fashioned German name "Hanzug" doesn`t sound like any German name known to me. The name "Hansen" does exist but this is quite different. The word "Anzug" (without the "H") means "suit" in English. Skate board like toys might be introduced in the U. S. in the 1940s but I doubt that they were known in Europe. That is something that is si typical American for us so I do not thing that people made any before they were well known in the U. S.! But maybe fantasies just mix with actual memories for she only remembers Franz as an adult and makes up how his childhood as a boy might have been?
     
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    Hi all,


    It can sometimes happen that a "sound" of a name, particularly in German for a non-speaking toddler or person, might get mixed up. In one of my recurring dreams of a possible past life in WWII, I was at a farm where some soldiers were playing a game of football (or soccer, to you Americans ;) ) and being introduced to some senior officers as Karl "Hess" or "Heiss".


    What I began thinking about Lottie was of a possible past life after the German one in which, yes, a skateboard would not be out of place... :thumbsup:
     
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    Even more...


    Hi all,


    Thanks for your continued interest! I do plan on replying to various points made in the last few posts when I have a bit more time on my hands, but I thought this was more important for now... I managed to bring up the subject again with Lottie. She was a little more reluctant about talking this time (I noticed this before when she was two - she was more reluctant to talk if it was me who brought the subject up and not her), but nonetheless, the following conversation took place. This is so exciting for me! This may be the last conversation like this in the foreseeable future because I promised her I wouldn't try and talk with her about it again, as she told me she does like talking about it (I don't know why).


    Me: Lottie... I was just wondering about what happened to me when I died in a past life.


    Lot: I don't know.


    Me: I wonder if I drifted up into the sky too, like you did? What was that like?


    Lot: Thin air. I've already told you this.


    Me: Oh, sorry. Do you not like talking about this?


    Lot: I've just told you all the information before.


    Me: I know. I've got a bad memory. I just wondered if you could see your body when you looked down? Your dead body.


    Lot: No.


    Me: Oh. I suppose because you didn't have any eyes.


    Lot: I did! They were really, really tiny. Like this (she held up her fingers with a gap of about a millimeter inbetween). Just pieces of dust.


    Me: Oh, I see. Why couldn't you see your body?


    Lot: It was under the ground. Soil on me.


    Me: Oh, I see. Was it your funeral?


    Lot: What's that?


    Me: It's a time when all the people you knew and loved put you in the ground. Have you ever heard of being 'buried', Lottie?


    Lot: No. Why would they put me in the ground?


    Me: It's just somewhere to put people when they die.


    Lot: Why didn't they put me in a museum?


    Me: I don't know. Did you see any people?


    Lot: There were other dead bodies.


    Me: Were they under the ground as well?


    Lot: Yes.


    Me: Did you see any live people there?


    Lot: No. There were animals walking on top of me.


    Me: What do you mean?


    Lot: I could see animals walking over my body. I think they were African animals? I can't remember what kind of animals they were. I was in Africa.


    Me: Oh. Did people put you in the ground?


    Lot: No, I just got into the ground when animals walked over me, like this (slowly plods her hands up her body from her thighs up to her chest).


    Me: Oh. Did you start off on the surface of the ground?


    Lot: Yes.


    Me: And the animals trampled you under?


    Lot: Yes.


    Me: Were you alive when the animals started walking over you?


    Lot: No.


    Me: How long ago was this, Lottie?


    Lot: I don't know. I can't remember.


    Me: That's really interesting, Lottie. I didn't know this was in Africa. What colour was your skin?


    Lot: No colour. Black. You're confusing me!


    Me: I'm confused too. I just wondered when you were living in Africa what colour your skin was?


    Lot: Black. I didn't know if you were talking about my body or the dust.


    Me: Oh, sorry, I meant your body. So your skin was black? What colour was your hair?


    Lot: I didn't have any.


    Me: Ok. Sorry for confusing you. When you turned into dust was that a particular colour then?


    Lot: No. White. (sees my writing) What are you doing?


    Me: I'm just writing down what you're saying to I don't forget.


    Lot: (pointing) What bit does that say?


    Me: About you being covered in soil.


    Lot: It wasn't just soil. It was rocks. And rubbish. I don't mean litter, I mean clothes and things like that. Anything. Old things.


    And then she ran off because she heard a theme tune of a favourite TV show in the next room and ran off to watch it. Her mind just blows me away...


    I hope she will want to talk about it again at some point, but I won't push it now. Reading back through this conversation I realised I was a bit heavy handed in the questioning. I just got excited and carried away!
     
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    Hi Jenny!


    Another wonderful, and very interesting transcript! Thank you!


    It sounds as though you felt pushed by the realization that she won't have much to say during the coming months, wherein her conscious memory is expected to fade. You are, clearly, at the mercy of her willingness to bring it up again; and, apparently, you are cognizant that, when she does bring it up, your need to run for paper and pen may distract her, or end the conversation entirely. Kids don't always pick the best time to start chattering.


    We are, certainly, hoping that she will be one of the few, who retain their memories of a past life for the rest of this lifetime. But, if not, we still don't want to lose contact with you. I have been wondering what goes through the minds of such children after they enter adolescence, knowing that there is such a clear record of past life memories now forgotten. How do they feel, when they become aware of these two realities?


    No matter how frustrated you may feel about this process, you have had and incredible opportunity to observe everything from beginning to adolescence and adulthood, where the effects are still at work. Please stay in touch, even when nothing is happening, OK?


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    Hi Jenny,


    It is interesting that "past life memories" with kids seem comfortable for them only when they surface spontaneously, otherwise I at least get the impression that they feel they are being questioned over something which they seem not to be supposed to be talking about????


    I believe this is because they probably feel that what is already in the past should remain there, at least for now...
     
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    Hi Jenny!


    I'm just checking in to see if anything new has transpired since we last heard from you? We've all been deeply enthralled by Lottie's progress and past life memories; and we're hoping to hear from you again.


    -Nightrain
     
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    A few thoughts...


    You most certainly have a most interesting daughter. Untangling the details may be difficult since she sees so many past lives at once.


    People describe the "interim" between lives differently, but her version is certainly consistent with the general features common to most. I would guess that there are no specific words or descriptions for the experience of being a soul without a body, since language is made by living people. Thus, the concept of floating and of not having a body are almost universal but how those things are interpreted and described seem to vary.


    When she asked about being buried vs. put in a museum, my first thought was that that was kid's mispronunciation of "mausoleum", an above-ground burial structure.


    It is my personal opinion that were right in occasionally telling her about what she said, since it may help her understand feelings and memories later in life. What she knows is valuable information about how life itself works. Just be careful not to push the issue, plant ideas, or tun the discussions or questions in a "chore".


    You asked if a concern about having no one to marry is common for toddlers. I would have to say "no". Even most teenagers don't worry about this. It sounded like she felt the loss because the person she had married or was going to marry is not around her in this lifetime. If it comes up again (by her choosing), it would be a good time to remind her of the here and now and that she is loved and valuable in this life today, in Australia and that for the same reasons that she married before she will marry again.


    Overall, I get a feeling of warmth and concern that suggests to me that you and Lottie are lucky to have each other.


    ...Rod
     
  19. Jennywren

    Jennywren New Member

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    Hi everyone,


    Just thought I would sign in and say hello. There has been no mention from Lottie about her previous lives since I last posted, but I live in hope that it's not the last we will hear.


    Thanks for your post, Rod. You could be right about 'mausoleum' - I hadn't thought of that, although she has seen skeletons in museums before so her original question of why she wasn't put in a museum may be due to that. Who's to say? I don't want to try and interpret really because then it will be harder to distinguish between what she said and what she meant. It's hard enough trying to fully understand young children anyway!


    We are doing fine though. Lottie is looking forward to starting school in the following months, and I often wonder if any memories she still has will fade once she gets stuck in to school life. I am so glad I have written down what she has said in the past; I would so regret it now if I hadn't. And I'm sure she will be interested to hear what she said as a toddler when she is an adult!


    I am still keeping my fingers crossed tht my younger daughter will come out with something...
     
  20. AJones

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    @ Jennywren


    May I say, that not since the James Leininger case have I found a more exciting story as yours. What makes your story special to me, is your daughter has addressed that period between lives, something that children of past lives rarely touch upon.


    Your daughter's experiences raises loads of questions, and gives me a rough idea of the sort of reality people exist in when they die. For instance, when your daughter talked about dust, I see a soul made of particles just as the ancient Greek atomists predicted.


    People need to be careful about taking a literal interpretation of what a child is describing in past life memories, for the child has to describe an experience with a limited vocabulary. I am unsurprised that children will struggle, become anxious, confused and stressed trying to describe things they have seen and experienced.


    Lotties memory and descriptive skills are excellent.


    Lottie remembers what appears to be three past lives:


    USA/Britain - 1700's


    Europe - 1900+


    Africa - 1970+ - death via famine


    America - 2004+ - as Lottie


    The above are rough ideas from memory of reading your story a month ago. I am going to re-read the whole story again, and will make a further post soon.
     

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