For instance, the Romans believed happiness awaited them after death, as long as they were productive citizens.
Echo Bodine is a medium and shared with Beliefnet not everyone can connect with loved ones.
It's not easy because we are all used to talking to people in a physical form and an "Audible voice-so for people to suddenly go from that kind of communication to the kind of communication with a deceased person is very difficult." Due to this, spirits may choose to speak through a medium.
For Christians, we believe that the soul will go to Heaven and will be raised up again on Judgment day.
But people question what happens to the spirit of a person between the time of passing and Judgment Day. adults (18 percent) say they’ve seen or been in the presence of a ghost," according to a Pew Research Center survey.
Ancient civilizations believed in the afterlife and although their beliefs were different, their thirst for this connection was unquenchable.
The ancient Greeks and Romans all had different opinions on where their souls traveled.
Death in Hinduism comes with a rebirth and they believe in reincarnation.
In Islam, the soul moves into another world, while Buddhist don't think of death as a continuation of the soul, they believe you're reincarnated.
Loved ones can also come in dreams to bring comfort.
The reason for this is when you dream you access your subconscious side of the brain.
She started with yes-or-no questions and designated a hand as being a "yes" and the other as being a "no." You can also turn your palms up to feel the change in temperature to see if they answer.