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Elfreda talks to interesting guests on Webtalk Radio. "Game Changer" is a show about self-exploration that leads to self-empowerment.

This week's interview -- 

Part 1: Atheists make better neighbors! Millions think that without religion, people would run wild in the streets. Not so!
Part 2: Bishop says the Bible is based on Astrology.

Ordained bishop reveals the truth about Astrology and Jesus.

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"THE MEADOW" -- a story about past lives

 The Meadowblog welcomes your comments to any of the articles posted here.


The only claim we make is that we do everything in our power to plant that seed of curiosity.

Author: Mike O'Hare and Elfreda Pretorius


My main purpose for being here is to help promote "The Meadow" that I have just finished co-authoring. It is said that everyone has a book in them. "The Meadow" started its long journey in my head many, many years ago as a simple idea. It wasn't until much later in life, when someone else realised its potential, that I finally got it into manuscript format. That 'someone else' became my writing partner and the background behind it all is a story in itself.  The content of every article posted here is somehow connected to "The Meadow"  which has yet to be published. -- MIKE O'HARE 



"THE MEADOW"                                  Mike's personal logoMike's photo

By Mike O'Hare and Elfreda Pretorius                    


I am of the opinion that a good blog is one that captures the reader's attention immediately. Most good blogs are about sharing information of some kind such as advice, self-help guidance, tips, and recipes and so on. Does a damn good read fit into this category as well, even though there is no real practical help offered? I sincerely hope so, because this is the category into which I fall into, to promote a story which is destined to reach the populace.


For those of you who have experienced regression through hypnosis, this story will seem plausible and very realistic. Reincarnation is a concept that will grip some and not others.


"The Meadow" may be a work of fiction, but the theme and the message that it conveys is very real. Never ending love all of a sudden, becomes a paraphrase as two soul mates find themselves being born into antiquity. They experience unconditional love in a way that is so rare that they feel compelled to share it with others.





Unfortunately, there are those who despise what they feel and hatred soon turns into vengeance and hate. As a consequence, our two soul partners never find the peace that they crave as they begin to find each other in future lives and yet never have the opportunity to bond.


Only the Meadow, a celelstial watering hole between the esoteric cosmos and the physical universe, is their only sanctuary and from here they are given the opportunity to plan again for their next lives on earth. The nemesis, the evil one who hates them so much, also has his 'retreat' which is more akin to hell than the Meadow. However, his mission is to undo everything which our two heroes value so much.


The polarities between spirituality and violence become apparent, as battles are fought and lost, until there comes a time when a platform is created where all the players are present. The meaning of life takes on a new context as the battle for good takes on its evil counterpart.


I am curious: Irrespective of your beliefs, how would you feel if knowledge was presented to you suggesting that you might have existed in lives stretching over millennia? In other words, your soul has been re-clothed over and over. Have you ever seriously considered this possibility and what feelings would that evoke? Would you be terrified, shocked or elated at such a thought?


The buzz word is of course, reincarnation, but we believe the mechanics behind it all are much more intricate and fascinating.


"The Meadow" will appeal to adults, both young and old. New Age thinkers will embrace it and those with strong belief systems should give their scepticism a chance and let curiosity take a hold. -- Mike O'Hare



Professor Steve Ballantire's ordered bachelor life unravels when MI6 springs Hugo, the brilliant child of a British diplomat from Tel Aviv to Northeast England. The boy becomes Steve's protégée while his mother, Eva, becomes his dilemma. Tensions rise drastically when an old nemesis in pursuit of much more than the gifted child, leaves a trail of dead bodies behind while tracking Eva and Hugo to England.


The first book in a set of two, "The Meadow" is an epic love story involving four past lives where, across centuries and continents - from ancient Mexica to contemporary Pakistan, the lovers fail to meet. The story involves international espionage and intrigue, leaving the frustrated lovers with only one option - to re-unite in the Meadow, a celestial waterhole that exists between lives.

The devious abduction of Eva to the Himalaya Mountains drives the past and the present into a vortex of retribution, forcing Steve to confront the nemesis who had torn them apart for lifetimes.

Mike is published in various newspapers and magazines throughout the UK and Elfreda is published with DreamTime Publishing (U.S) plus other US and Canadian publications - She also hosts a radio talk show called Game Changer at  They both share  site and are intent on getting "The Meadow" out to a curious world.


phillip.skinner commented on 19 May 2008, 14:14:41
Lovely stuff. Please keep them coming. I enjoyed the video. Please more of this. I'm interested in knowing more about The Meadow.

phillip.skinner commented on 20 May 2008, 05:33:54
Added: August 16, 2007
The Ether an energy around the earth. That we are connected to more than we know. And if we allow ourselves to connect to it, can be as one with...
One things for certain, When we die. We do not know what comes next. So not a bad thing to at least see some possibility of what could be when we get there. And the question of what Ghosts are and why they are here.
In this 1st part, We go through what the Ether is and how we have lost our connection, through an Evil that has a hold over the world. And the destruction of the earth that is happening now. Category: Education

phillip.skinner commented on 23 May 2008, 06:44:10


"The Meadow" is an epic love story unlike anything told before. The storyline threads an earthly path through four life times, from ancient Mexica to contemporary Pakistan, and affords the reader glimpses of a place known as "The Meadow" - an inter-life waterhole where souls rest between lives.


This is a story about life and all its complexities. It is about the eternal love of two characters that seem destined to be together but who repeatedly fail to bond due to a nemesis that tracks them from life to life, tearing them apart.


The stage of "The Meadow" includes hate and retribution, international espionage and political deceit, interspersed with the brilliance of an autistic savant, offspring of the female protagonist, who tries to solve the secret and mystery of the eagle in order to save his mother.


The frustrated lovers thus have only one option - to unite in the Meadow - a place they forget all about each time they incarnate into a new life.


This site is dedicated to "The Meadow", a book of more than 600 pages and has yet to be published, but it is also devoted to sharing information about life beyond the trapdoor of death, inviting the reader to question everything, from dogmatic beliefs to the establishment.


There are many related articles here and we hope that there will be something for everyone. We hope to encourage communication and discussion between likeminded individuals willing to share their experiences to further our common goals of advancement into the future whilst learning from each other.

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Elfreda's first book overshadows "The Secret"

and is hailed as the new

"Celestine Prophecy".

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