Spirit Quest Course

This blog has essays from the Spirit Quest course offered through the Universal Life Church Seminary. The course is 30 weeks long and will change your life.

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Monday, February 7, 2011

Spirit Quest Course

When I began this class, I wasn't too certain about how I'd feel about it… Personally, I'm a very practical person and very private and it has taken me a long time to admit to and share my inner feelings. However, I noticed that as Iwent through the course,  I “warmed up to it” and I must admit that it has been quite an eye-opener for me personally.
There were many things I learned that I had been previously familiar with and had even practiced in some form of another, but the class has given me a way to put it all together in one place and to put it into practical use.
Early on in the course when beginning to practice the tools,  sitting quietly and attaching a grounding cord, I spent a lot of time on that. I found out a really funny experience: I’m traveling by plane a lot, and even when I’m in the plane, I am able to attach the grounding cord going to the center of the earth. First I thought that would not be possible but it felt quite naturally, even at 30,000 feet going fast.

Later I added another technique: Wherever I am, I first picture myself sitting quietly in my living room. Then from that position I attach my grounding cord and go through the exercises.
“Getting what you want” and “Creating your own reality” were also exercises that kind of came naturally. I have believed in those concepts for a long time, but this course has structured it for me.
On a side note, my stepdaughter is a chiropractor and practices Applied Kinesiology. It has become more clear to me now how that all come together. She has one test she performs regularly on her patients (and on myself and my wife) where she puts pressure on the stretched out arm while letting the person taste several spices and foods. This way she can determine what the body is allergic to. Very similar to the tests in this course.
When the subject turned to spirit communications I became a little wary… I personally found that subject a little scary. My wife is very perceptive to “the spirit world” and after several “encounters” early on in life which were not very pleasant she turns it off. But going through the course it turned out not to be “scary” at all, as I was afraid of initially.
Over the years I have philosophized quite a bit about “the afterlife” and what happens to us. I believe that we all remain as spirits (remaining energy) in some virtual world (in which you would create your own heaven or hell), and where the strong spirits can communicate with our world.
All and all this turned out to be a great course with many tools which can be used from now on (and be used better over time). I also loved the positive message being used throughout.
Thank you!
Rev. Peter van Sluis

The Universal Life Church is a comprehensive online seminary where we have classes in Christianity, one on  Wicca, courses on several types of Paganism, two courses in Metaphysics and much more. I have been a proud member of the ULC for many years and the Seminary since its inception. 

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As a long time member of ULC, Rev. Long created the seminary site to help train our ministers. We also have a huge selection of Universal Life Church  minister supplies. Since being ordained with the Universal Life Church for so many years and it's Seminary since the beginning, I've watch the huge change and growth that has continued to happen.

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