I said I wanted to see him. When I was Instant Manifestation Secrets Review asked why I said he was going to die. They [Clara’s parents] said no Mitch was not going to die he was perfectly healthy. Only a couple of days later my grandfather saw Mitch’s father in town and was told that Mitch was very sick. Soon after we learned that Mitch died. When I went to the funeral even the children kept away from me because they had heard I’d known of the death ahead of time. (The Secret Life of Kids An exploration into their psychic senses James Peterson 2000)It is not unusual to observe some children weeping over the pain or death of a stranger even someone they may have heard about in school or seen on television but to whom they have no personal connection. How remarkable the wisdom of children-the intuitive universal knowing we carry forward into this world!
As mentioned previously the human experience is of a dual nature-human and spirit. As a result children often experience their spirituality or spiritual essence through metaphysical phenomena. Meta implies an experience or circumstance which lies beyond the physical realm. This spiritual awareness in children is observed to manifest in many different ways including experiencing visions hearing voices having magical moments having out-of-body experiences and experiencing heightened communication (such as extra sensory perception intuition knowing prophesizing and deep empathy).
It is our culturally imposed limits which are largely dismissive of the legitimacy or significance of nonphysical experiences which contribute to the tendency to regard children’s spiritual essence as inauthentic or invalid. We can change this by understanding and nurturing the spiritual essence in children.
What is it like for a child to experience his or her spiritual being? Many have theorized on the nature and existence of adult spirituality but few on how the child’s spiritual essence materializes or manifests on the physical plane. Based on years of formal and informal research by child spirituality specialists characteristics associated with spiritually conscious children include deep compassion gifted creative and artistic ability morality deep connection to people nature and animals insight altruism seeing the invisible past-life memories exceptional abilities (such as extra sensory perception out-of-body experiences and understanding others unspoken thoughts or feelings) wisdom child-world consciousness attunement to spiritual forces and many more.