Mary Pickford At A Séance
Having recorded a few of the messages given by Silver Birch to variouskinds of people, I think I must include Hannen Swaffer’s story of the sittinggiven by the guide to Mary Pickford, the film star who became known as “theworld’s sweetheart.”The journalist wrote:The Silver Birch sitting provided fresh confirmation of what is often stressedwhen actors and actresses, artists or composers sit - the great importance,from the point of view of the spirit world, of any film, play, composition or workof art that spreads knowledge or inspires large numbers of people.Here, copied from a record of the sitting, are extracts that will be of generalinterest.Silver Birch: “Now, to the lady who comes from across the water. You knowyou are much beloved by many who are here today and that for many years inyour life you have been conscious of the love that streams towards you fromthose who have passed through the change which people call death. That isso, is it not?”Mary: “Yes.”Silver Birch: “And this love and this guidance have been realities in your own life, time and time and time again, for whenever difficulties have raisedtheir heads and you have not known where to turn, the guidance of the spirithas shown itself with indisputable clarity and you have gone forward withouthesitation to perform the task in front of you. Do I speak clearly?”Mary: “Yes.”Silver Birch: “However, you could become more conscious of the love of themany people who are bound to you by ties of affection. Did you but realize it,the whole pattern of your life is one of great guidance. You have been led stepby step all the way. When, if you had known at first what was in front of you, itall would have seemed impossible of attainment, as you have put one footforward, so the way has been cleared to enable you to put the other footforward; and so progress has been consistent and has been maintained.You have been of tremendous service because you have striven to radiatethat love which has been given to you.
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