4/4 SPIRITUAL CIRCLES By EMMA HARDINGE AND OTHERS

REMARKS AND SUGGESTIONS. Evening is the best time to hold a circle, for the reason that the cares and duties of the day being past, the individuals composing it are, as a general thing, in their most passive condition, and all their surroundings in a quiet, subdued state, favorable to the efforts of their spirit friends to accomplish the purposes they have in view. As many hours as possible previous to the time of holding the circle, its members should gain what repose they can from the fatigues of the…

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3/4 SPIRITUAL CIRCLES By EMMA HARDINGE AND OTHERS

OF IMPRESSIONS.Impressions are the voices of spirits speaking to our spirits, or else the monitions of the spirit within us, and should always be respected and followed, unless (which is very rare) suggestive of actual wrong in act or word. At, the opening of the circle, one or more of the members are often impressed to change seats with others; one or more impressed with the desire to withdraw. or, a strong feeling of repulsion to some member of the circle, makes it; painful to remain. Let any or all…

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2/4 SPIRITUAL CIRCLES By EMMA HARDINGE AND OTHERS

OF POSITIONS TO BE OBSERVED.If the circle is one which meets together periodically, and is composed of the same persons, let them always occupy the same seats (unless changed under spiritual direction), and sit (as the most favorable of all positions) round a table, their hands laid on it, with palms downward. It is believed that the wood, when charged, becomes a conductor, without the necessity of holding or touching hands. I should always suggest the propriety of employing a table as a conductor, especially as all tables in household…

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1/4 SPIRITUAL CIRCLES By EMMA HARDINGE AND OTHERS

THE spirit-circle is the assembling of a number of persons for the purpose of communion with those who have passed from earth to the higher world of souls. The chief advantage of such an assembly is the mutual impartation and reception of the combined magnetisms of the assemblage. These in combination form a force stronger than that of an isolated subject: first, enabling spirits to commune with greater power; next, developing the latent gifts of mediumship in such members of the circle as are thus endowed; and, finally, promoting that…

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Affirmations

Spiritualism’s 5th & 7th Principals state: We believe in: Responsibility for the Creation of our Reality through Thought, Word and Deed Eternal Progress open to Every Soul Responsibility and progress are wonderful paths to follow. Sometimes people would like a little reassurance, insurance or support on their journey through life and their path of Spiritualism. Achieving our goals is important. Using tools can give a person an edge at attaining a goal or goals. Affirmations, positive phrases helpful to attaining a goal, can aid with this. Repetition of affirmations written,…

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