Understanding your past gives you a deeper, more meaningful appreciation of your current life. You will come to understand your particularly likes or dislikes: people, places, situations, talents, occupations, hobbies, family, children, elderly, races, geographic areas, politics, personal habits, living abodes...the list is as endless as life itself.
You have crossed the bridge from eternity to this earth many times. Wouldn't you like to know where you've been?
Record every little thought or idea that comes to you. All those little details can create a big picture. Memories can come in the morning shower, or the late afternoon grocery line; while doing laundry or mowing the grass. Don't discount anything as insignificant.
I have written a reincarnation notebook, filled with questions and memory joggers, and plenty of room for your personal writing.
Meditate weekly and explore these topics in your meditations (be sure to write them in your journal)
Ask yourself questions and journal your answers about your Teenage, High School and College years:
Think about your social life.
What about your spiritual life?
There are other areas to explore, such as pets, performing arts, your home life. All these areas could hold information about your past lives.
For this age you will explore many areas, including but not limited to:
Ask yourself these questions and journal your answers over a period of time:
In the Crossing the Bridge workbook, you will have a variety of categories, each with a list of "triggers" for you to identify. You simply put a check mark next to any item if you have a very strong good or bad feeling about it.
There are some memories of past lives that impact us, even though we are unaware that those feelings are generated by a past life. Hopefully, the exercises above have jogged your memory and brought some of these to you attention.
After noticing what is going on in your life and keeping your journal, you will begin to see repetitive patterns; these are the keys to unlocking your past lives.
For instance, I have always hated cold water; as a child the first plunge into the swimming pool caused me an inordinate amount of stress. It was only when I did a past life regression with my psychologist when I was in my forties that the reason for this came to light. Now I know how to deal with it.