One Step Higher: Chapter 7

THE OBSERVATION SCREEN

It was a strange experience. The scenes were the old, familiar ones I remembered so well-streets and houses, parks, hills, isolated moors and downland, thickly populated tenements, the interiors of great meeting-places and churches. Yet what a difference! For now I saw, not only what people did, but why they did these . . . → Read More: One Step Higher: Chapter 7

One Step Higher: Chapter 6

THE WINGS OF THE MORNING

Think not so much of the shadow,’ said our angel as we wheeled our way rapidly above the rocky plain. ‘Think of the light of Love that sends these angels to labour among the souls of men!’

At this, all our sorrows melted away, for we were comforted. ‘”Whither shall . . . → Read More: One Step Higher: Chapter 6

One Step Higher: Chapter 5

THE DARK WATERS

At this we tried to draw back, but her hands were firm upon us. Inexorably she drew us down the steep bank and I comforted myself with the thought that at least we would be true students. We soon reached the ocean bed and began to move among the people there. Some . . . → Read More: One Step Higher: Chapter 5

One Step Higher: Chapter 4

SHADE

When we at last rejoined our angel, we had nothing to say to her at all. She took one look at our joyful faces, then wordlessly guided us along the woodland path, out into the luminous shining. Very soon we were held to her sides, winging our way downward through the higher Void.

When . . . → Read More: One Step Higher: Chapter 4

One Step Higher: Chapter 3

LIGHT

For some time, as we had been speaking, a luminous shining had appeared in the far distance. As I had watched it, it had grown steadily, and Janet, suddenly catching sight of it, cried: ‘Is that the Place of Meeting?’

‘Yes,’ said our guide, ‘and now, before we arrive, I must veil your eyes, . . . → Read More: One Step Higher: Chapter 3

One Step Higher: Chapter 2

THE PLACE OF MEETING

‘I must confess I have a destination in view,’ our angel said. ‘I think it will please you. It certainly will surprise you. It may even startle you!’

‘What can it be?’ Janet and I spoke together and leaned forward to exchange a sudden glance.

‘It is the Place of Meeting.’

. . . → Read More: One Step Higher: Chapter 2

One Step Higher: Chapter 1

AN UNKNOWN DESTINATION

Continues The Search for Wisdom

Immediately we put our hands in her outstretched ones, looking up into her eyes. We had been walking in the midst of our friends but in an instant had withdrawn from them in consciousness. Whether angels came with invitations or whether they went off to other planes, . . . → Read More: One Step Higher: Chapter 1