Increased Clarity in Spiritual Messages

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I saw a craft pass overhead last night. I was outside, it was around 8ish, and I was looking up at the stars overhead as I walked through my yard with my dogs. It was so clear! Then I noticed that one star was moving. I stopped, it kept going. Not an aircraft, it was too high and not flashing, just a solid, bright white light. I tried talking to it, asked if it was a craft to “do something” like change course, or color. It didn’t change course, but it did hop around a bit, jumping side to side. It also changed to red, then blue, then it just faded out. Faded. Nothing like a conventional aircraft. Pretty cool!

We’re all going to start seeing these things more and more. It’s part of This. This Disclosure, This Ascension, This Event. We who are the already Awake are critical now. Speaking up, finding our voices, telling our truths is essential for those who are just now getting their Wake Up calls. The ones who are slapping the snooze button, or just rolling over and rubbing their eyes. The who have seen one or two things and wish they could go back to sleep. We’ve been there, done that. Now we need to help, support and encourage the waking ones. It’s what we signed up for. We’ve done this before, on a multitude of other planets, in other systems. We’ve got this. Hold to the Love and the Light of Source, bring it into your daily life.

I’ve been asking for more contact, better contact, and more clarity. I got it! Not just the sighting, which was cool – but – the rational right brain side of Me says that it could have been any number of other things. But, the psychic Me, the tuned in Me, knows that was a craft.

Best part, the craft sighting was confirmation of my meditation earlier that evening. My communication with my Guides and Allies has been increasing – both in clarity and in reliability. I’ve asked for increased training, and it’s been taking place, both in the 3D physical and on the astral. One of the clearest messages I’ve been getting is that I need to write. The literal message was, “Writing is your super-power!”

You’ve probably heard me mention I have a book coming out soon. A novel, paranormal romance with a whole new breed of shifters. It’s a series really, and I’ve been struggling with getting Book Two written. I knew the basic story arc, but just could not see the WHY. I needed it to be more than just a bunch of scenes strung together. I’ve been asking for the story, I’ve been meditating, and last night, got the answer. Saw the whole thing, saw the WHY the story is important. The short version, it’s about facing your dark side, and learning to embrace it and transform it.

It was after I got the download for Book Two that I went outside, and was musing about wanting confirmation for my increasing contact, and the different ways my psychic abilities and contact are increasing. Looked up and … craft in the sky.

It’s gonna be awesome! And I mean more than just my book. It’s been said over and over, but it needs to be heard, and really taken in:

WE are the ones we’ve been waiting for. WE are loved and supported by an entire array of beautiful, benevolent beings, but WE are the ones here, on the ground, in the dirt, doing the work. WE are the ones who will transform the Earth by transforming ourselves. Be the Love and the Light of Source.

Not Exactly Precognition

I’ve been having these dreams for years. It’s usually Seattle, only rarely is it some other town – SoCal once or twice, a couple times places I don’t know.

 

It’s unlike the Seattle of now though. It’s beat up. There’s not nearly as many people, the population has been severely reduced. The buildings are not all intact, and there’s a lot more water everywhere.

 

I don’t know what happened, it might have been a war, but it was a war where the Light’s victory was assured. I never feel like I’m in danger. Sometimes I’m tired, or cautious, but I’m never, ever fearful.

 

My husband is there, maybe not immediately present with me in the dream, but I know he’s around and I’ll see him again soon. It still feels like home. And even though it’s pretty beat up, I feel hope. I’m usually alone on the streets, but I don’t feel unsafe. In fact, there’s a general sense of things being better after some rough times. There’s no hardship, no sense of lack. Even though a lot of the buildings look somewhat run down, there’s still electricity, services. Maybe not as many cars, but it’s not the dark ages.

 

Sometimes, I’m on the shore of a lake. It’s not where I live, but I go there sometimes to study with a wise woman. She tested me, and said I could keep coming back to visit her, to learn. She lives in a trailer, it’s got this antique feel to it. It’s dark and candle lit, with incense smoke trailing around and perfuming the air. I feel no fear here, only gratitude that I am able to learn from her.

 

Sometimes, I’m in a haunted house, and I need to clear it. The ghosts may be angry, or complacent, or confused, but I help them all to cross over.

 

Sometimes, I’m in a battle skirmish. Me, my husband, and our group. We’re good though, none of us are particularly worried about the outcome of the war – we know we’ll be victorious. I know we need to be cautious, but the actual danger level is low to moderate. Just enough to be exciting.

 

These dreams have been going on for at least a decade. They’ve felt distant, I’ve always known that it wasn’t now, it wasn’t the time. They felt like they were taking place in the future. Until now.

 

It’s not so much that the dreams I was having before have come true. Rather that the energy of my dreams, the feel of them, their vibrational frequency, is matching the now. Right now.

 

Now these dreams are immediate. Right around the corner. The message is that it’s about to happen. Only I don’t know what. The other message – don’t be afraid.

 

Fear is what the enemy wants us to feel. Fear is the enemy. We are strongest when we hold the Light and Love in our Hearts. Then we are undefeatable.

 

What works for me? Breathing, grounding. Releasing any heavy energies into the Earth for renewal. Drawing the Earth’s energy up to clear and cleanse. Epsom salt baths to clear and cleanse.

 

Use whatever methods you have, or reach out and research ones that you can use to hold yourself in the highest possible vibration. Open your heart chakra, feel the Love of your highest, truest self, the Love of Spirit, of Source, of Creator filling you until there is no space for fear or doubt to remain.

Multi-Dimensional Entities and Contact

 

Today I’m talking about the definition of multi-dimensional entities, and contact with them.

Have you encountered a multi-dimensional? What was that experience like? Are you fearful and fascinated at the same time? It’s easy to be fearful with these beings because they’re so far outside of what we’re told is “normal.” But it’s also incredibly fascinating – beings from other worlds are reaching out to you!

Looking for like minded souls who are also experiencing contact? The time is now to Connect with Your Galactic Potential! Click the link to join: http://bit.ly/2EURo7i

 

PM me on Facebook if you’re having contact, and want to move from fearful to feeling protected and ready to communicate with multi-dimensionals. We can talk about how I get my clients protected and comfortable with out of this world contact.

 

Message from the Unicorns

It was such a beautiful day, the Unicorns wanted to share this message with you.

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UFO’s Are Real – But Can You Handle the Truth?

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UFO’s Are Real! The DoD, Harry Reid, a Navy pilot, even Tom DeLonge all say so.

This has been the It Topic in the paranormal community since the ground-breaking New York Times article on December 16th. I give you the CliffsNotes here.

Pretty cool, right? It’s huge! But…

There’s so much more to the UFO subject than just this sudden flurry of media attention. There is no quick, easily digestible sound byte that will summarize the last 70 years.

That’s right. The modern UFO age began in 1947 with the Maury Island incident, Kenneth Arnold’s Rainier sighting and of course – Roswell. That’s 70 years of secrecy and cover-up to work through. It’s gonna take a sec for some people to process. Especially if you’re just starting to explore the UFO community.

I had a conversation with an acquaintance about the NYT’s piece, and it was enlightening. It profoundly illustrated for me how much work we in the UFO community have to do to make this topic readily accessible to the mainstream public.

This guy is intelligent, though with a deplorable tendency toward pontification and talking over people. However, even with those caveats, he’s also struck me as open-minded, so when I asked if he’d read the article or heard about the Pentagon’s release his answer surprised me.

First, he insisted, there wasn’t any evidence (Um, excuse me?) He man-splained in some detail from the We Have Bigger Issues to Discuss, and Why Would Aliens Bother Coming Here scripts. And finished with this shocker: “But I haven’t read the article.”

He then professed to be “very well read on the subject” but also “very skeptical.” <<<Except, how well read are you if you haven’t read this? Or use those words “no evidence?”>>> We need skeptics. We do! Too often though, this takes the form of denying any and every claim because it’s not reproducible in a lab, or written up in a peer-reviewed journal.

Skepticism is necessary in this field, but it’s more common cousin, cynicism is stifling. Cynics already have their mind made up that this subject is nonsense. They find data points that support their views, and exclude everything else.

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My friend was cynical. Because his reaction when I told him that the Pentagon ran this program, that they determined these things were not of this Earth, and had recovered materials, was to shut down and talk over me. His eyes glazed, and he even got defensive. “I can’t have this discussion because I haven’t read the article.” He heard me, but he didn’t want to accept that there had been official acknowledgment. He even said “I’m sure they didn’t say UFO’s exist” after stating he hadn’t read the article.

The news is a paradigm shift. It is going to get really uncomfortable for a lot of people, as it did for this guy. Almost every day since the 16th the online outlets have run a UFO-related story. Sometimes two.

I’m not talking about some local Gazette reporting on the farmer who saw a flying disc out in his field. I mean The Big Guys, the Main Stream Media:  New York Times, Newsweek, NPR, CNN, MSNBC, Fox and more. Don’t take my word for it – go Google it for yourself.

Remember, prior to the 16th there might have been a single story in the MSM every few weeks to months, with the obligatory wink-and-nudge. These pieces were treated as fluff, and were accompanied by humor or even outright derision. The pervasive attitude in the news and journalistic media has been universally negative, and the whole UFO subject has been ignored, belittled and marginalized. This has been by design, and our current societal perceptions of UFO’s is the result of decades of propaganda. More on that at another time.

If you’re new to the UFO world, here’s something you need to know:  The UFO community is huge, diverse, and can be vicious in defense of individual pet theories. There is some stuff that you’d think was swiped from a science fiction novel. It is, from an outside observer’s viewpoint, full of contradictory, fantastical claims and there is little cohesion within the community. Quite the opposite, there’s often outright warfare between factions. This too, is by design, and again, more on that later.

It is however, also full of wonderful, open, genuine people who are striving to bring about real disclosure. They aren’t hard to find either. There are trustworthy sources, there are outlets that bring real, verifiable evidence. There are whistleblowers, insiders, and journalists who bring this fascinating phenomenon to the wider world through blogs and podcasts.

Most important, a new call for unity among the UFO community is rising. To put differences aside, to work together, to bring the truth out to the wider public.

That’s the absolute heart of the matter – We want the truth. We deserve the truth. Those of us who’ve been in this world, we know. We absolutely know. The UFO phenomena is real. But it’s about more than just extraterrestrials in metal ships zooming through our skies. This is where it gets a little sticky, because not everyone in the field wants to acknowledge that there is more than just nuts and bolts spaceships.

There are key facts, that must be acknowledged to form true unity in the community. These include the following:

  • Hard evidence exists – recorded data, recovered material, physical effects, etc., and more.
  • There are spiritual and paranormal aspects associated with UFO phenomena.
  • Perception of UFO’s is dependent on the individual. Personal accounts will therefore naturally be tempered by individual filters, and discrepancies will result. These should be honored as personal, but perhaps not absolute truths.
  • There has been active disinformation planted within the UFO community to sow dissention, ridicule, and division by our government and intelligence agencies.

If we start here, acknowledging and agreeing to these basics, we can build from there. Unity and working together will be essential to getting national, even worldwide acknowledgement of the UFO phenomenon. Maybe you only want to look at the spiritual side, or only the physical, that’s up to you. But some recognition of all these aspects will be essential, because they are all part of the whole.

We need to be gentle with those just arriving at the party, we will need to be gentle with those who are having experiences they don’t understand, and we will need to be gentle with ourselves as new truths dispel old.

These are exciting times. Let’s enjoy the ride, support each other and bring real disclosure to the world.

 

Photo credits:  Foter.com

“UFO’s Are Real,” Said the Pentagon

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Did you hear about this? Just last week, The New York Times, Newsweek, CNN, NPR, all reported that the Department of Defense has investigated UFO’s. Not your tin-foil-hat-donning uncle. Not that weird lady up the street with chickens who grows all her own veggies.

The Main Stream Media.

Which yeah, admittedly, I have trust issues with. I kinda trust the bloggers and channelers more than the MSM. But that’s for another time.

There’s suddenly a flurry of UFO related articles. The UFO community is all aflutter – some with joy, some in denial. Amid all the emerging details, one small, but crucial piece is almost lost in the crowd.

The Department of Defense’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program investigated UFO’s. They used fancy language for it – unidentified aerial phenomena, unconventional aerospace-related findings, unusual aerial systems – but it boils down to this irrefutable fact:

The Department of Defense has officially acknowledged a program designed to look for UFO’s, stating it ran from 2007 to about 2012, and cost roughly $22 million.

Let that sink in for just a minute. Just that simple fact.

Because no matter what the nay-sayers may spew, the DoD silently, secretly investigated UFO’s. They consistently denied it. They did their best to discredit it. But they did it.

This is fucking huge.

Disclosure is such a loaded word. Ask any random UFO researchers what they think Disclosure involves, and you’ll probably get multiple answers.

“Aliens gotta land on the White House lawn!”

“The President’s gonna come out and announce it.”

While the methods of how, and timing of when, has been hotly debated for some time, there is one constant – official acknowledgment.

This is it folks.

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They have said, officially that UFO’s exist. At the conclusion of the program, the overall consensus was that these things aren’t from around here. And… while the DoD says AATIP ended in 2012, the guy that ran the program from an office in the Pentagon says differently. He has said there is a successor to his position, but did not name this person.

That’s Disclosure. It might not be how you imagined it. It might not be how you wanted it. But it’s real. Our world is going to change. Hang on, it’s about to get very interesting.

Because here’s a few truths that you may not have considered, that go right along with the recent news.

To all those who said “There’s no such thing as UFO’s.” Clearly incorrect. Volumes of accounts, video, eyewitness, physical traces, physical effects, all documented; and the conclusion – no country on Earth has this technology. This is going to be very difficult truth for some people to accept. We need to be gentle and understanding with those who struggle with this new knowledge.

To the claim, “There’s no evidence.” Yes, there is. The NY Times article describes video and audio recordings, eye-witness testimony from military pilots, even “metal alloys and other materials … recovered from unidentified aerial phenomena.” These need to be studied openly, and by as many different labs and universities as possible around the world. Transparency with results is essential.

To the scoffers who sneered, “They could never keep a secret that big.” Yes, they have. Demonstrably so. Harry Reid said it was paid for with black money, and they didn’t want a lot of discussion about it. They hid this for years, deliberately. The reason it’s coming out is because the guy who ran it got an attack of conscience.

Also, you gotta ask, “What else have they hidden from us? What else have they lied about?” This is just the tip of the iceberg. This is just the beginning.

What else will come to light?

Oh yeah, there’s issues. Of course there are. There are plenty out there who will put the negative spin to this, and have. It will be diminished, degraded, attacked – it already has been. And it will be celebrated, praised, and defended – this too is happening right now.

It should be. It should be talked about from every angle. Because it’s been kept in the dark for far too long.

Don’t just take my word for it – read about it yourself. Google it. Do your own research and use your own discernment. What they are has yet to be determined, but we’ve hit a huge milestone – open acknowledgement that UFO’s are real.

Sources:

 

NY Times:  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/16/us/politics/pentagon-program-ufo-harry-reid.html

And:   https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/18/insider/secret-pentagon-ufo-program.html

 

CNN:  http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/18/politics/luis-elizondo-ufo-pentagon/index.html

NPR:  https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/12/17/571446881/secret-pentagon-program-spent-millions-to-research-ufos

Politico:  https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/12/16/pentagon-ufo-search-harry-reid-216111

Newsweek:  http://www.newsweek.com/we-may-not-be-alone-pentagon-ufo-intelligence-752314

Harry Reid interview:  http://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/i-team-exclusive-sen-reid-discusses-ufo-study/883885259

Photo Credits:  Foter.com

Can’t Fight Hate with Hate (Or, That Time I Got Jumped by a Dead Pope)

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It just doesn’t work. I recently had this confirmed for me with stunning clarity while I was traveling in Rome. I was attacked by a very powerful male spirit while touring the summer home of the Pope. It was one of the most disturbing and powerful psychic attacks I’ve ever experienced.

Then, I got to talk about it on Coast to Coast AM. On October 27th, I called in for open lines. Dave Schrader was hosting, and said he wanted to hear “Your scariest paranormal experiences.” I got lucky, and got right through. Big thanks to Dave and the Coast to Coast team for taking my call!

I was hesitant at first, and a little nervous. Sure, it’s one thing to type away, and hit post on my blog. Quite another to have my voice instantly projected around the world. The enormity of it hit me, and I felt like I was stumbling, reaching for how to describe what I’d gone through. Then my Guides whispered in my ear, and I knew what I had to say.

It’s all about Love. Love really will overcome all, heal all, even if at times it doesn’t seem possible. It’s often a nasty, painful process, and holding onto Love is the hardest thing you’ll ever do. When you come out the other side though, you’ll see how far you’ve come, and how much you’ve grown.

We have the free will to accept it, or not. But Love is always the answer. Everyone needs to hear this right now. The time right now is crucial. This is why my Guides nudged me to get up and call when I heard Dave say the phone lines were open. Why I got through without any trouble. The world needs to hear, in as many voices, and languages, and ways possible, that Love is the answer.

The challenge is accepting that truth. It’s easy to say, “Love is the answer, Love wins” when the sun is shining, and life is rosy. Holding on to Love though, in your darkest moments, will be your biggest challenge. You may find though, that it’s also your greatest strength.

I’ve had some astral fights. Actual battles. Throwing energy bolts, shaping weapons and dueling it out. There’s definitely an empowering sense of accomplishment to it. You’ve just vanquished evil! Or have you?

In my experience, anything I’ve fought has come back at me again, at some point in time. I haven’t defeated anything. I’ve even had my battle energies absorbed, and make the being I’m confronting stronger. That’s generally not helpful.

But evil cannot stand before Love. When I switched my strategy to loving anything that came at me, I was far more successful. Instead of being drained and vulnerable after meeting up with some nasty astral being, I was filled with gentle, energizing warmth. And the “bad guy?” Gone, not a problem anymore.

I had always wondered though; just how effective would Love be against some really Big Baddie? I don’t run into much more than very angry dead people in Seattle. I do encounter nasty critters sometimes while out travelling astrally, but that’s rare. I tend to stick to the lighter astral planes, avoiding the darker, lower levels. I know there’s bigger baddies out there than I’ve run across, and so the question has crossed my mind more than once.

I was answered on my recent trip to Rome. Absolutely, unequivocally.

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Castel Gandolfo is perched on the lip of dormant volcano. Until Pope Francis, the tiny hilltop community has been home to the Pope during the sweltering summer months. Pope Francis though has declined it’s use, and recently opened the palace and extensive gardens up for tours.

It was while wandering through this light, airy building, filled with paintings of past Popes, and some really spectacular antiques and paintings, that I was confronted by an angry male spirit. My Guides tell me it was a past Pope, but I was not given a name. He certainly considered himself of primary importance in the church. Swelling with righteous indignation he swirled around me, arrogant and commanding. “You don’t belong here. This is a holy place. You defile it! Witch! Evil!” And there was more, in increasingly rude and vile terms. Heat too; I was swamped in it. Yes, it was late summer, but we were above the hotter temperatures of Rome itself. The rooms were pleasantly cool, until sudden, thick heat swaddled me. Dark tentacles of negative energy wrapped around my auric field, probing, seeking to pierce through my shields to attach to my physical body.

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A headache started to throb. I pulled out my selenite disc, holding the protective crystal to my solar plexus. The pressure of his hatred eased, pushed back by the cleansing crystal, but the headache continued to grow. He poked and tested at my shields as I walked, “Begone! Leave my home! I will not tolerate such foulness polluting my chambers!”

So we traded, back and forth. I would push him away, or he would back off, judging how next to strike. The full pressure of his aggression eased when I got out of the palace but the headache continued to grow. He followed me – sometimes closely, sometimes distantly – as we continued on our tours. Always there though, reaching with his tentacles of black energy, probing, testing.

Our last stop was the Catacombs. They don’t even know how many are buried there, and it was used by ancient Christians because it gave them a relatively safe space to gather that was outside the official city limits.

I heard the screaming before I got off the bus. I’d already told my husband I couldn’t go in. I wasn’t up for it. He wasn’t either, although for non-paranormal reasons, and we called for a car to take us back to the hotel.

Ordinarily I would ground and use the Earth’s energy to augment my shields and energies, but this path was closed, horribly so. The ground, even outside the Catacombs was saturated with death, grounding just tapped into the energy of all those souls.

Not helpful. All I could do was focus on holding my shields and expanding my heart chakra field so that it encompassed all of me. My Guides gave me their love and support, helping keep the physical symptoms at tolerable levels. The angry Pope’s malice was lost in the overwhelming energies of the Catacombs.

Finally, the driver arrived, and the heavily tainted energy receded as we sped away. The pressure against my shields eased, as did the headache and the nausea. By the time we reached the hotel, I was feeling much better. Enough to go out shopping around Rome with my husband through the late afternoon and evening.

All was fine until night fell. The headache and nausea crept back, and I started to feel dizzy as well. I realized that the angry male spirit, who I thought I’d shaken off, still lingered. It might have just been that it was night, but his energy levels were stronger, and he was relentless. Heavy black limbs struck again and again, wrapping around my shields and squeezing while trying to worm in toward my body. I was in an astral fight, struggling to look and act normal for my husband as we wandered the streets of Rome.

At times, I was able to override the physical sensations when I was able to hold my energies and shields at full capacity. But it was draining, holding my shields in that manner. Returning to the hotel, I lost sight of the angry Pope again in the general psychic noisiness of the old building. Exhausted, I immediately fell asleep. Only to bolt awake around 1:30 am. Crushing fear and anxiety had my thoughts racing and my heart pounding. Gradually it slowed, even as the consuming fear grew.

He wanted to kill me, he said so, over and over. He was the source of the fear. He was proud of the anguish he inflicted, grinning as he drove harsh waves of negative energy at me. The level of his power, and the depth of his anger – which to his thinking was fully justified – only confirmed what my Guides had already told me.

Away from the death-soaked grounds of the Catacombs however, I was able to ground, drawing the loving, healing energy of Mother Gaia up into my physical form. It washed through me, soothing, and energizing. I reached for my Guides, and was bathed in their loving support. I took it all in, and the darkness and fear fled from my being, shrinking from Love.

I offered Reiki to the Pope. I offered the Bridge of Light to help him cross over, and be healed of his hate and anger. I showed him the path. I filled the room with the loving energies from my heart chakra, from Mother Gaia, and my many astral allies. He hissed at me, and vanished completely. The nausea and dizziness from his attacks dissipated like mist in the sun. I was whole, and my heart filled with bliss, banishing any lingering shadows. “He’s truly gone this time.” My Guides whispered with absolute assurance. I slept peacefully then for the first time since leaving home.

You might never be in an astral fight, but at some point in your life, you are going to face Love and Fear. Probably more than once. Each time you choose Love, you heal yourself. Maybe just a little, maybe a whole lot at once, but the healing is real. Let yourself feel it.

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Why Do You Believe in the Paranormal?

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Losing Mom wasn’t the hardest part. The hardest part is dealing with the aftermath. Trying to keep siblings from gouging each other’s hearts out ranks right up there in the Top Two Most Difficult Aspects of Losing a Parent. Then there’s cleaning out the mountains of debris and accumulated detritus crowding Mom’s home of close to 50 years. And oh boy, could she pack it in! Every crevice and cranny was stuffed, quite literally to the rafters, with…everything. I found report cards from every grade. Every. One. The silly notes I passed between friends at school. Faded art projects. And while I have no desire to actually keep the majority of the stuff I unearthed, it still gave me a pretty serious pang to have to throw it all away.

Now comes the paranormal part…

Mom’s house is 1500 miles away from the home I live in now, in Seattle. I was last there a couple months ago, after Mom passed, to help with cleaning and to pick up some items. I stayed in my old bedroom and listened to the sounds of the house around me as I lay awake late at night. This creak, or that sigh as it shifted in the wind, and the clicks and whirrs of the appliances and heating system were all so very familiar.

Also familiar was the sound of Mom’s footsteps as she’d walk down the hall to the bathroom. Her tread was light, but still thudded softly on the thick carpet of the upstairs hall. And there – the squeak of the loose floorboard right outside my room. Two nights in a row, I heard those footsteps, and that distinct squeal that could only be the sound of weight pressing on that creaky spot. The first night, she even paused outside my door, and tapped on it softly.

Did I get up and answer? Nope. I’m ashamed to admit that when the absolute reality of life after death smacked me in the face at 1 a.m. I was afraid. Not of Mom. I wasn’t afraid of her spirit standing there on the other side of the door.

Nope.

It was a purely visceral reaction to the validation of everything I believed. The fear was because I sorta held onto a bit of doubt about – everything. That night, that tiny bit of doubt was obliterated.

Even after decades of paranormal experiences – physically running into ghosts, communicating with them, and having those experiences validated by other sources, I still held onto a tiny kernel of skepticism. And I was okay with that. I was okay with the dichotomy of believing and not believing. My own Schroedinger’s Cat scenario – both real and not real. I could tell people, “Well, this happened, but…” As if that ‘but’ gave me, and everyone else, a way to dismiss what I was legitimately experiencing.

Hearing Mom walk the hallway, just like she did in life, erased forever any lingering doubt I might have had. And that was just a bit terrifying.

It was also freeing. I no longer had to cling to that little kernel. There was simply no other explanation for the sound of her footsteps, and the creak of the floorboard than the presence of her spirit walking past my door. Period. And if her spirit was real, then it suddenly made everything else I’d seen, or heard, or felt, just as real.

The second night, Mom once more stood outside my bedroom door and gently tapped. This time, I talked to her. She was concerned about some family stuff, and I reassured her. She wanted to let me know she was okay, and still around. I told her I was grateful she came back this night, after I was so afraid the night before. We had a good talk, comforting, and she faded away. I knew she wouldn’t be back.

And that was okay. Because although her body was gone, her spirit lives on. I no longer have any doubts about that at all.

Tell me, what made you believe? I would love to hear your stories!

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Where Can You Find Ghosts, Aliens and Bigfoot? Paracon!

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On Saturday, Oct. 22, I drove out to Concrete, WA for Forest Moon Paranormal’s first Paracon. Concrete is tucked in the mountains near the Washington-Canada border, at the base of Mt.Baker. Multiple UFO sightings, an active Bigfoot population, and the town of Concrete itself is extremely haunted. You couldn’t ask for a more perfect location for this event. And it is unbelievably beautiful. I mean really, just look at this!

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Paracon = Paranormal Conference, in case you were wondering. It was my first, and I had no idea what to expect. I was hoping to hear some interesting speakers, maybe learn something, and this Paracon really delivered.

Every speaker that I heard did such a great job of presenting their topic, answering questions, and being available to talk with anyone. I got there late, so I missed the Bigfoot presentation, and only caught the very end of the UFO talk, but here’s what I did hear.

Ghostology 101 with S.J. and Russ Wells of F.O.G. Paranormal.

A thorough, basic primer on the how-to’s of paranormal investigation. Their discussion included definitions of common paranormal terms, safety considerations, and some really amazing pictures they’ve taken on investigations. What I really liked, and haven’t seen in many paranormal groups, was the respect and compassion F.O.G. maintains for their human clients AND the spirits they find during investigations.

S.J. and Russ have been investigating the paranormal for well over 30 years. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience. If you’re in the Pacific Northwest, and are experiencing paranormal activity you would like investigated, contact S.J. and Russ at F.O.G. Paranormal

Tying the Paranormal Together with Christina George.

Christina George is a paranormal investigator and radio host with Paranormal Connections. Christina’s talk centered on the idea that all paranormal aspects are linked. Historically, this idea has not been popular in the para-community. The ghost investigators didn’t have much to do with the UFO peeps, and neither had anything to do with Bigfoot crowd.

Christina has over 20 years in the paranormal field, and has found that people who experience the paranormal often experience all of it – spirit contact, seeing UFO’s, developing psychic abilities. So if you’re going to investigate, it makes sense to expand and investigate all of it. Otherwise, links and commonalities that are vital to understanding these phenomena can easily be missed.

Experiencers: The Importance of the First Hand Account with Dave Scott of Spaced Out Radio.

Dave shared his personal experiences – with ghosts, aliens and Bigfoot. More than just telling his stories, Dave’s presentation illustrated something that everyone who’s had a brush with the paranormal thinks at one point or another – Am I the only one who’s experienced this?

No. You’re not. You’re not crazy, you’re not alone. And it is critical to get out, find like-minded folks and share what you’ve seen. Many experiencers never speak up because they’re afraid; of losing family or friends, of being ostracized, even of losing their job. Dave pointed out that even in paranormal investigations, the person’s individual experience is sometimes cast aside as unimportant – because it cannot be measured, or otherwise validated. This is inherently wrong. Our experience is crucial; what we see, what we feel, must also be recorded and shared.

He did point out that it’s important we do this in a safe environment. But those places are out there. The three groups I’ve mentioned are all a really good place to start.

I was so impressed with all the speakers. The common thread through all the presentations was one of respect. Respect for people telling their stories. Respect for the beings who trigger the phenomena. Respect for other investigators. There was a definite sense of cooperation and camaraderie between all the participants and speakers. I have been experiencing the paranormal my whole life, but I am a total newbie when it comes to trying to network with others who have. The people at this Paracon were all welcoming, friendly and it was a huge relief to be able to talk and share openly.

I have to give big kudos to Eric Cooper, his wife Issy, and everyone who worked so hard to put together and pull off this event. Eric is the founder of Forest Moon Paranormal, a paranormal crisis team. Forest Moon is one of the few groups I’ve found (the other being F.O.G) that considers the spirit’s well-being when they are helping clients affected by paranormal activity.

What so many people forget is that ghosts are people, usually people who have suffered a terrible, traumatic event in addition to dying. These spirits are often in pain, frightened and confused, which can cause them to lash out in anger. As I nurse, I can attest to the fact that living humans do this – I’ve seen it first hand. Humans in fear and pain, whether they’re alive or dead, deserve to be treated with compassion and respect to help ease that fear and pain. The good people at Forest Moon and F.O.G. never lose sight of that when they respond to a client’s request for help.

This event will be back next year. I know I’m planning on being there.

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3 Easy Ways To Get Psychically Clean

Remember this?

 

She wasn’t dusting or scrubbing. She was cleansing the house energetically and releasing beings that were stuck in that physical location.

“Oh, that’s just a movie!” No. Sticky, dense, negative energies – and entities – are very real, and can attach themselves to you. Anyone who wants to engage in paranormal activities needs to be aware of this. If you’re already in the field, you know this.

Cleansing can be as simple as wafting a smudge stick, or as complex as a full exorcism. Exorcisms are best left to the professionals – shamanic practitioners, priests trained in exorcism, mediums who can speak to the spirits. However, personal energetic hygiene is just as important as washing your hands.

What Needs To Be Cleansed?

You dust, vacuum and mop, what else needs cleaning? People’s emotional detritus tends to collect and hang out, in living spaces, in public spaces. Pretty much anywhere you can encounter leftover emotions. We all leak negative emotions. Have an argument? A crying spell? Pissed because your boss yelled at you? Those emotions have energy, and the stronger the emotions the more likely they are to linger like so many emotional dust bunnies. If enough of them build up, they can start to take on a sort of life of their own. If the emotions or events are traumatic enough they can start to act like spirits or other supernatural entities.

Anyone, ‘sensitive’ or not can pick up on these lingering psychic dust bunnies. Depending on your level of discernment you may recognize that these emotions are not your own. Nausea, headaches, sudden, unexplained sadness – all of these can linger and reattach to you! You don’t need to be psychic to cleanse, but you do need to be clear on what you’re doing and how you’re going to go about it.

Here are three ways you can cleanse your aura and living spaces. Use them all, or find the ones that resonate best with you. With each though, your intention, your attitude and your mindset are all critical ingredients.

Thoughts Are Things!

Remember, when dealing with the spiritual and astral realms your thoughts make and shape the energies, so use them wisely. None of these techniques will work if you simply go through the motions. You must engage and be present when using any of these. Also, before using any method, prepare yourself.

  • Pause
  • Breathe
  • Calm your mind

 Set Your Intention

This is essential. Say, think, or visualize that any negative or harmful energies be released, dispersed and returned to the Earth for renewal. Hold onto this intention as you are cleansing.

When your mind is calm and your intention firmly in mind, begin. You can use these methods individually, or sequentially. Using more than one has a cumulative, or additive effect. I usually try and get a sense for what I need, and if I need more, I do more. There is no harm in overuse of any of these practices!

Smudge

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Smudging is the burning of sacred plants to clear out negative energies. Sage is the most commonly used, and nearly everyone will say “Burn some sage!” if paranormal activity is mentioned. But, it’s certainly not the only choice.

Sage is easily available; smoke shops and metaphysical stores carry it pre-bundled and ready to use. However, others, like palo santo wood, cedar, sweetgrass, and frankincense have all been used to clear spaces for centuries. Each one acts to cleanse, but they all have additional properties to be considered before using – protection, healing, blessing. Read up on your choice before smudging to ensure it’s in alignment with your intention.

Smudging is essential housekeeping if you actively participate in spiritual practices or seek out paranormal activity.

Trust me on this. I have made this mistake too many times to count. If you are in any measure psychic, or you investigate the paranormal – cleanse your aura and your space regularly. You will be amazed at the difference it makes in how you, and your home feel. You’ll also be amazed at how much your discernment and psychic abilities increase when you consistently clear out the “junk.”

So what does it mean to smudge? You light the sacred herb, and brush the smoke around yourself – top to bottom, front and back – and visualize the smoke dissolving any negative attachments. You can trace the herb bundle itself around your outline, or use a feather to waft the smoke over you.

To cleanse a house or other building, walk clockwise around the space, brushing the smoke towards the walls. Pay extra attention to corners, especially if they’re a little cluttered (like my house!), doorways and windows. Imagine the brushing dislodging the attachments and the smoke gathering it up and carrying it out of the space, really see it going out windows or doors.

Also pay attention if burning ash drops on to the ground. You may want to carry a small, fireproof tray to catch ashes as you walk. Make as many circuits of the room as you need until you feel the energies lighten. Continue moving in a clockwise direction through your entire home until you have cleared each room.

Smudging is excellent for:

  • Regular energetic cleansing.
  • Clearing new items that you bring into your home.
  • After guests leave to remove any lingering emotional traces.
  • After you’ve ‘had a bad day’ or are feeling as if you have attachments clinging to you.

Smudging is not typically how you get actual spirits to vacate. If you’ve got a resident entity, you will likely need more, and that is beyond the scope of this article.

Showering

Well, duh! But this isn’t your quick, jump in-and-out rinse. This is a longer, deliberate ritual to wash away negative attachments from your body and aura.

My latest career was in nursing. I have, in the past, worked with people who hated me. I have had daggers glared at me. I’ve been called every name in the book. Usually by people having the worst day of their life. Not their fault, but the emotional energies still bombarded me. By the end of my shift, I would feel loaded down with the psychic weight of every hateful thought directed my way. I could sense them sinking their hooks into my aura. Left there long enough, they would burrow in until they merged with my own energies.

Waving a smudge stick didn’t always dislodge those emotional daggers, although that was usually my first step. If I needed more muscle because it was a particularly bad shift – or if I’d neglected my energetic cleansing for a few days – I would charge the water coming out of the showerhead to remove the attachments.

To charge the water:

  • Bless the showerhead and water.
  • Visualize that the water is filled with pure light.
  • This light can be white, silver, blue, lavender, or whatever color feels most appropriate to you. But make it bright and strong.

As you scrub, visualize removing the energetic attachments. Or you can state affirmations, such as “I now remove any attachment that does not contribute to my highest healing good.” Visualize them swirling away, being carried down the drain and out to the sea where they will be dissipated and renewed.

As a Reiki Master-Teacher, I will Reiki the water and showerhead, and I can tell you that water is bright! You should use whatever energetic methods, prayers or blessings resonate with you. Whether you are initiated into an energy healing modality or not, realize that your visualization, your thoughts and intentions, carry a potent energy of their own. Use them to bless the water, and cleanse your aura.

When you are done, visualize sealing any holes in your aura, healing any tears, so that your energy field is whole. Picture your aura as a smooth, protective barrier that completely envelops you.

Grounding

This is a perfect spot to sit and ground!

This is a perfect spot to sit and ground!

Grounding is one of the easiest cleansing techniques, but it is powerful for all its simplicity. All you need to do is get your body in contact with the Earth.

Not standing in your high heels on concrete. Not sitting on the steps of your condo or school. (But, if it’s all you’ve got, then gotta do what you gotta do.)

Nope.

I mean get out and get in touch with Mother Earth. Take of your shoes, and get your toes in the grass, or sand, or dirt. Sit against the trunk of a tree and rest your palms against Her. Any spot where you are in full contact with the Earth, will do – a park, the beach, out on a hike. Minimize the man-made ‘stuff’ between you and Her and try to have some of your skin touching the skin of the Earth, even if it’s just your palms.

Close your eyes. Breathe deeply. Visualize yourself connecting to the Earth through your soles, palms, anywhere you’re in contact with Her. Open these connections wide and release anything that does not contribute to your highest healing good. Use affirmations similar to “I release any and all attachments…” as you did in the shower. Really see these attachments dropping off you and down into Mother Earth.

Synchronize your breathing to your visualizations. As you exhale, imagine the attachments falling away. As you inhale, visualize clean, renewing energy flowing up into you through your connections to Mother Earth. Sit as long as you need to feel clear and refreshed.

Don’t feel bad! You’re not polluting! As with the shower, think of it as putting those attachments into a giant recycling bin so they cannot move on and attach to another person. Mother Earth and the sea are vast, and readily absorb those energies, cleansing and renewing them.

Try all three techniques. Play with them! The real beauty of energy work is finding your best modality. Take your time; be observant of how you feel and what you experience. Adjust and adapt as you need to, just be sure to keep your intentions clear at all times.

Let me know which ones work best for you!