Those who believe, or are aware of the world of spirit that exists beyond the five material world senses. They are generally those who see with the eyes of spirit, and see beyond the confining barriers of race, nationality, clime, color and creed and discern the tie of spirit that binds together all of humanity as one. True spiritualists require no rituals or ceremonies and do not flounder in creeds or dogmas which have nothing to do with religion or the Great Spirit of life.
Spiritualists proclaim several principles, which are:
Although spiritualism is a recognized religion, it is universal and philosophical in nature. Spiritualism can remove the fear of death; comfort the bereaved; demonstrate the truth of survival and communion; give healing to the sick and hope to the lonely; and reveal a new meaning and purpose to life.