Best Self Magazine

Where Did You Go? A Conversation on Connecting with the Dead

Where Did You Go? A Conversation on Connecting with the Dead by Bridgitte Jackson-Buckley. Photograph of ghost space energy by Josh Marshall
Photograph by Josh Marshall

A conversation with Christina Rasmussen about accessing non-local consciousness where we can reconnect with out “lost” loved ones and gain higher insight.

Several years ago, my paternal grandmother passed. It was a difficult time for me and my aunt, with whom I was very close, who had just lost her mother. We were both in grief, so we spoke on the phone several times a week in an effort to console each other. During one of the conversations, I said to my aunt, “I just wish I knew they were okay.” By “they,” I was referring to both of my grandmothers. It had been 20 years since the passing of my maternal grandmother and I still missed her dearly. 

Later that night, following my sincere request to know if my deceased grandmothers were okay, I had a dream that wasn’t really a dream. In the dream, my maternal grandmother appeared with a cold, white haze around the side of her face. In my glimpse, she

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Best Self Magazine

Best Self Magazine9 min read
The Karma of Cats: The Soul Prints of Our Feline Friends
— *Diana Ventimiglia, Editor of The Karma of Cats, steps from behind her editing desk and shares some of her own feline friend musings as an introduction to Kelly McGonigal’s article, below.   As the owner of a 17lb. tuxedo cat, I knew I’d love worki
Best Self Magazine3 min read
I Don’t Live There Anymore
_______ While away on a recent sand-in-my-toes reprieve to Miami — I awoke from a dream that not only startled me, I actually remembered it quite vividly. Without recounting the entire storyline, I want to share the core message. In the dream I found
Best Self Magazine5 min read
A Circle of Beads, A Circle of Mothers: A Quest To Find Spiritual Belonging
— As a young mother I could not find a spiritual home, this despite the fact that I lived in a town with five Christian churches, a synagogue, any number of yoga studios, a Greek Orthodox monastery, a Tibetan Monastery, and a Zen Monastery. The probl