Supernatural beings

Redefining faith, love and hope

Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic, by Martha Beck

When Martha Beck was a graduate student at Harvard she had a startling experience. A woman she was interviewing as part of her research suddenly declared that a message was being channeled through her to Beck: “He says that you shouldn’t be so worried. He says you’ll never be as hurt by being open as you have been by remaining closed.”

The woman said that the message came from Beck’s son. She didn’t know that three-year-old Adam had Down’s syndrome and had never spoken. “I felt the hair go up on my arms,” relates Beck. “You see, no matter how much evidence you have, over time you tend to block out the experiences that aren’t ‘normal.’”


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