Thinking on Tuesday

Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 by Travis Cody in

"I've been wondering about something," says Pam.

"Lay it on me and we'll wonder it together," says I.

"Funny," says she.  "So this Rainbow Bridge.  We both reject the idea of heaven and hell as conceived by religion.  We reject the concept of deity.  We certainly don't subscribe to any religious dogma.  Why do we take and offer comfort in a term that clearly indicates a heaven type place for animals?"

Indeed.  Why?

It was an epic conversation.  You should have been here.  I love how Pam's mind works.

First, let me say that Pam and I are both spiritual in our way.  Our way has nothing to do with religious iconography or dogma.  We don't believe or disbelieve in the existence of any deity.  Belief or disbelief isn't necessary to either of us.  Any concept of deity just isn't important to us.

We believe that we are all made of energy, and that our energy connects with and comes from everything around us.  So when we die, our energy goes back to the cosmos to combine with other energy...perhaps to become something else or to return to another body and a new life.

Energy transforms into other energy.  It recycles.

"So the Rainbow Bridge serves what purpose in this cosmos full of energy?" wonders Pam.

"Maybe it's the conductor of all the energy?" says I.

"Hmmm," says she.  "The Bridge conducts energy from one level to another?"

"Why not?" says I.  "Pets are connected to us while they live, so why wouldn't their energy be connected in some way to the cosmic energy pool when they die?"

"Good point," says she.

"It's somewhat elegant, isn't it?" says I.

"I like it." says she.



  1. Jean(ie) says:

    Einstein had a theory that energy is neither created or destroyed... it HAS to go somewhere...

    I say run with it...

  1. Cherie says:

    It sounds quite spiritual to me. ;)

  1. I'm watching baby coons play in our backyard as I write this and they are certainly the definition of energy!

  1. Anonymous says:

    That's an awful lot of thinking . . . for a Tuesday.

  1. Akelamalu says:

    I like you reasoning. :)

  1. Ivanhoe says:

    Sounds good to me. Especially as I do not belong to any religion either. I'm "just" spiritual :)

  1. The rainbow bridge also brings Thor to Earth. :D