Over the Rim

We spent the journey in meditation, feeling that a preparation of quietness and peace was essential. The drifting ease and blankness of the void, and the blue light made stillness simple. As we sped on our way without apparent movement, our minds were each turned...

What we taught Rose

“What a delightful place,” Rose sighed, looking round our house. “The comfort of it!” “See how simple it is,” Janet said. “On earth, people complicate life so much. Here, with a place to rest, fruit to eat and all the land to roam in, one can be completely happy.” “I...

We Entertain a Guest

Janet and I gasped simultaneously. “On the sea!” I echoed, “but I thought you said she came from earth? How can she have such powers?” “Does a soap-bubble have ‘powers’ when it rises higher than a man can jump?” he retorted, and added, when he saw my puzzlement, “Of...

We Take a House

I was particularly pleased with our coming visit for I had long had a plan in my mind for acquiring one of the houses in the Plane Between. Remembering the happiness of Stephen and James there, I thought that Janet and I could perhaps secure a house nearby. The...

The Hall of Sleep

On our way we talked together. I asked Janet if she had been to the Hall of Sleep before, and she said she had served there for some time. Of course, I wanted details. “How is it that some newcomers need sleep when they arrive and others do not?” “Some have laboured...