What Dreams May Come: A Novel - Chapters 38 - 39 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 38 - 39 Summary

38. Through All Eternity

Chris knows he can return to earth. Now he has to learn how he can do it. When a soul wishes to be reborn it has to clear it with something like a computer that is responsible for selecting the appropriate soul for a specific task. This is done on an awareness level and the soul most suited to the job will know; the souls not suited will continue their search elsewhere. They are also taught not to have too many expectations in their life of rebirth, but to expect less in order to actually accomplish more. There is a danger because a child could be born dead and the soul will then be stuck in an ethereal coma. Another option or choice is choosing a body that will be sick or deformed, for this must be borne throughout life. This is...

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