SPIRITIST ARTICLES IN ENGLISH
(ALLAN KARDEC - Jesus Christ)
(The Spiritist Doctrine Coded by Allan Kardec)
SISTERS FOX PIONEERING SPIRITUALISM
(Maggie & Kate Fox, by Thomas Easterly, 1852)
Presentation of the Author
Jorge Luiz Hessen was born on 18 August 1951, in the former State of Guanabara, which became the state Rio Janeiro. He lives as the person who came to the world to awaken to a spiritual project above the pleasures of earth life. He had a poor childhood, his parents were divorced, and he had two brothers. In his youth, he had his first contact with facts of mediumship when his younger brother had a communication of the spirits. He was impressed because he knew his brother would be unable to pretend a phenomenon of such magnitude. That episode would later to stimulate him to involve in principles codified by Allan Kardec.
At 20 years of age, he joined Public Administration by doing public examinations and after some time was director of a department’s INMETRO - The National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology - a federal agency which is the regulatory authority of the National System of Metrology, Standardization and Industrial Quality, in the state of Mato Grosso for five years. He also worked in the University of Brasília - UnB, from 1992 to 1996, as a coordinator of public examinations. Currently, he is retired.
He married Maria Eleusa when he was 26 years old. He is the father of five children, one of the daughters (the eldest) has a brain injury. He graduated with a degree in History and Geography at UniCEUB (Centro Universitario de Brasilia) in 2005, at 54 years of age.
His spirit-life in those over 30 years of Doctrine and the efforts to study Spiritism were equivalente a degree from many colleges. He participated in the foundation of some spiritist centers in Brasilia and Cuiaba - MT where published in 1991 the book "Praeiro - Peregrino da terra do Pantanal” (Praeiro - Pilgrim Land of the Pantanal). He began his outreach work when he was very young in Brasilia. In that time, he engaged in spiritist writing, developing the ability to write in Cuiabá, when published "Luz na Mente” (Light in the Mind), a journal that came to satisfy his ideals of the Spiritism’s dissemination.
In the 1990’s, he was the editor of the newspaper "União da Federação Espírita do Distrito Federal” (Union of Spiritist Federation of Distrito Federal). Nowadays, he has been member of several disseminators magazines of Spiritism, like "Reformador” a magazine of Brazilian Spiritist Federation, “O Espírita”, “O Médium”, and speaker in many different spiritist centers of the state that he lives with his family, the state Distrito Federal.
His unwavering guidance remains to be faithful to the precepts of Jesus and Kardec.
Maria Eleusa de CastroHessen (wife)
Translator: Erika de Castro Hessen
A Luz na Mente » Revista on line de Artigos Espíritas
Sources: The Memory of the Fox Family (Link)
SPIRITIST ARTICLES IN ENGLISH
JORGE HESSEN - "SPIRITUALISM - CURRENT REFLECTIONS" PDF
HESSEN - THE LIGHT IN THE MIND - SOME SPIRITUALISTS REFLECTIONS PDF