“It was taught in every school, aye in the Sunday schools. The little children played at war. The toddling children on the street. Do you suppose this world has ever been the same since?
"How long, your Honor, will it take for the world to get back the humane emotions that were slowly growing before the war? How long will it take the calloused hearts of men before the scars of hatred and cruelty shall be removed?”
– *Clarence Darrow, Source.
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My conversation with Jeffrey Keene: Wendy's Coffeehouse INTERVIEWS
"I had never given reincarnation much thought, nor had I ever seen a psychic, but both of these elements came together one Halloween night." - Jeffrey Keene, , Amazon.
Book Excerpt: Link.
Amazon Reader Review: "Years ago I read an earlier book by Jeff Keene called "Someone Else's Yesterday: The Confederate General and Connecticut Yankee: A past Life Revealed." Jeff has a rather unique sense of humor and writing style, so I sought out the book written by General John Brown Gordon called, "Reminiscences of the Civil War." After reading it, there wasn't a doubt in my mind ... I don't see how anyone could copy that style and sense of humor for the length of an entire book. I believe the same spirit is behind them both."
V PRESENTIMENTS AND FATALISM AMONG SOLDIERS - Wonderful instances of prophetic foresight--Colonel Lomax predicts his death--The vision of a son dying two days before..."
Included in Jeff's recent book - things that have happened in the 20 years since he wrote the first book, Someone Else’s Yesterday, including his experiences with telepathic abilities and helping others with their own explorations of past life memories.
|John Brown Gordon/Jeffrey J. Keene|
Jeff's Amazon Author Page: Link.
Dr. Walter Semkiw's website has a terrific bio on Jeff: Reincarnation Research.
More fascinating revelations: Reincarnation research.
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*Attorney for the Damned: Clarence Darrow in the Courtroom, Amazon: Darrow confronts issues that remain relevant over half a century after his death: First Amendment rights, capital punishment, and the separation of church and state. With an insightful forward by Justice William O. Douglas, this volume serves as a powerful reminder of Darrow’s relevance today.
Civil War Ghosts: “The fighting at Gettysburg was so intense that Americans are still finding remains of the dead: The latest was found in 1996. The Confederacy lost 39% of its manpower due to the sheer volume of soldiers wounded there and was never again able to threaten the North.”
Free State Horror Stories 2022 visited Gettysburg and Black Jack Battlefield: Link. No deaths were recorded at this site but the conflict is a flash point for the Civil War. And there are resident ghosts. BlackJackBattlefield.org.
I was invited to offer my impression of this site and I understood the concern was about the ghosts but there is so much more going on that it was actually overwhelming to get information coming in from so many sources. I had to block some of it and just allow what seemed to be the most important content to filter through.
Recap of my visit to Black Jack Battlefield (August, 2022). Walking up to the house (Added afterward, not there during the time of the conflict.), there are sensations and images of movement through the nearby stream and intense activity in the woods. A call back - as I was later informed - to the activities surrounding that skirmish. I was given (intuitive/guides) information that attackers used the stream for cover. My initial insight also included wagons going across and through the water.
I also pay attention to the setting, nature and weather activity present at the time of my visit. It had rained throughout the day. Rain stopped and the scene was lush as we [Andy and I] arrived. The most important - to me - element was the presence of coyotes. One sang as we walked to the house and then it was quiet.
As we wrapped my segment and I was leaving, the coyote(s) sang again. The purpose in calling attention to this space - according to the ghosts - is to issue a warning and a plea - do not let history repeat.
The dead (and all those traumatized and attached to the deceased) from previous battles haunt the battlefield spaces, including land and towns, where they remain caught up. They remain as a reminder/cautionary tale - to where present day futures lead - until we abandon the mindsets that perpetuate conflict.
There are multiple posts on this topic covered on my other blog. Reading the Black Jack Battlefield site was about more than the Civil War connection. That land carries residue/imprints from multiple timelines. I had to revisit various historical documents and websites to find out what was so important and why they were linked.
Along with the Civil War presence - there are [bloody] imprints from Santa Fe Trail crossings and Native American (Indigenous tribes) resettlement. There is nothing romantic or enchanting about these timelines. History and the activities of those who were trying to stake a claim to the land was brutal. Part 1 Link. Part 2 and Part 3.
Another blogger includes past and present day Ghost sighting photos. THE NOSTALGIA OF CIVIL WAR GHOSTS: Link.
"If Americans still seek to understand the Civil War and tell the story of the Civil War through tales of hauntings and spirit sightings, it would appear that we still are unable to fully grapple with this war’s meanings, events, and consequences." - Caitlin Duffy