I naturally assumed he would know I was kidding. But when I said that he got this dazed look on his face, his eyes kind of glazed over and, without saying a single word, he just turned and walked off! I don’t have any idea what was going on in his head, but he did NOT touch that crystal! J
I've been a professional psychic for over 30 years. I read cards, I channel information directly from Spirit, I communicate with people who have passed on. These are all ways that I get information from "the other side," the non-physical realm. I can also contact people who are still alive but not present, if they have information they can share.
In this blog I intend to share information about what I do so that people who might need my services can find out about me, and also to help people who are interested in doing similar work.
People often ask me how I got into this line of work, so here's my background in a nutshell:
As a small child, I was able to hold two-way conversations with plants and animals. Growing up, I often knew what other people were thinking and feeling, but I assumed that was normal and thought nothing of it. When I was 38 I met a professional psychic who taught me to read playing cards and urged me to share my gifts by offering psychic readings to the public. In the course of doing readings with the cards, I gradually found out that I could do other things like channel Spirit or communicate with the dead. Somewhere along the line I learned to work with other spirits or energies and do things like clear houses and other spaces. I'll be writing articles about each of these aspects of my work; if you get tired of waiting feel free to ask questions.
Monday, October 19, 2015
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Thursday, October 8, 2015
When Jill and I moved to NC, all of our plants had to stay in Austin except Bernice, our huge bromeliad, whom we brought with us in the form of just one of her cups in a little plastic bag. (Yes her name is Bernice; you have to name your plants. :) )
Bernice is now huge again, and she lives in a pot in our sunroom with a bunch of other plants. It’s been my wife’s practice for some time now to water them all on Sundays and mist them in between. Her practice for watering Bernice has been to put her in the sink and spray her so that all the cups are filled with water just as they would be if she were out in the rain.
Well, as some of you know, my father-in-law had an accident some time back and Jill stayed with her mother until her father could come home. That meant that watering the plants became my job; no problem because I’ve been a plant person for many years. My method for watering Bernice was different from my wife’s. Because Bernice is so big, when you put her in the sink, her cups are everywhere: in the dish drain, on the counter, hanging out over the floor. Plus, when you bring her back from the sink, you have to be careful of water dripping on the floor. So I just watered her in the sunroom and because I know that all her cups need water in them, I used a measuring cup with a spout and put water in each cup as well as the pot itself. Mission accomplished, no muss, no fuss, plant’s needs taken care of. At least, that’s the way I did it at first!
One weekend my wife actually got to spend the weekend at home (!!!) and on Sunday she watered the plants, including putting Bernice in the sink and spraying her. Later we were talking about something and she said, “Oh, by the way, do you put Bernice in the sink when you water her?” I said No, and I told her how I do it. She said, “Oh my god, she told me you were doing that!!!” I said something along the lines of, “Huh?” She said, “Yes, she said you weren’t putting her in the sink! She misses it; she says it’s like being out in the rain!”
Busted, I said, “(sigh) O…kay.” So, the following Sunday, I carried Bernice to the sink and gave her a good spraying. She smiled. Bernice the Tattle-tale Bromeliad.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Sunday, July 26, 2015
The photo shows what we see from our sunroom every spring: These magnificent flowering cherries burst into bloom and fill our window with this beautiful sea of pink. After a few weeks the flowers begin to fall and the deck and the ground are covered in pink. It's wonderful!
If you look closely you can see that there are actually 2 cherry trees, one behind the other. And even though they both contribute to the beauty outside our window, we tend to "see" only the closest one and think in terms of "tree" instead of "trees."
So yesterday I had a talk with the far cherry tree and told it that we appreciate it just as much as the closer one, and apologized for the fact that it sort of gets overlooked. It's response was, "Don't worry about whether or not I feel appreciated; that doesn't matter. I do what I do for myself."
What a wonderful state of mind! To produce so much beauty and do it only for self-satisfaction rather than to get approval from others! I think it's normal to want to be appreciated for the things we do, but I also think that we'd all be healthier and happier if we could have the same attitude as that tree.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Sunday, June 7, 2015
One time a man came to me to see if I could find his lost dog. He brought some toys and other items that belonged to the dog, and we sat down to see what I could see. At first I was just seeing red dirt roads, which made sense because he lived in a rural area about 30 miles from town. Then I saw a couple distinctive landmarks that he said were pretty close to his house. So far so good. Suddenly I stopped and said, “This can’t be right!”
I was seeing an old cabin that looked like it came out of a western movie. It had a long low wooden porch that was about 6 inches off the ground, with posts that looked like tree branches holding up the porch roof, and there was a donkey walking out of the front door of that cabin onto the porch!!
I told him what I saw and he said, “Oh, yeah, I know that cabin.” I said, “You know that cabin?!” And he said, “Yeah.” And I said, “And they have a DONKEY in the house???!!!” And he said, “Yeah.” Calm as you please, like it was normal. So I said, “Well, your dog’s in that cabin. She’s lying on a rug in the cabin, just looking around. She seems to be fine, she’s just a little confused about why she’s there.”
So he said thank you and left and I stood there, shaking my head, still not quite able to grasp having a donkey in your house! (And I still can’t.)
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Of course, they won't. After being gone just a short time, they just won't care at all what they did when they were alive or what people think (or thought) of them. They won't have the slightest bit of interest.
So while we who are still in this life remember them, or read their books, or listen to their music, and think about them, they're on to newer, bigger, and better things and not giving a single thought to us! Not one!
I find that fascinating!
Saturday, February 28, 2015
So what sorts of things can you do to help keep your chakras functioning properly?
Monday, February 16, 2015
Saturday, February 7, 2015
- When channeling Spirit, you can feel the energy coming into your crown chakra.
- When channeling energy for healing, you feel that coming in, possibly through your crown or your heart, and coming out your hands usually.
- When clearing a space, it’s the energy that you feel that lets you know what and where there are things that need attention.
- When doing healing or clearing on a person, it’s common to feel energy in parts of your body that correspond to parts of the other person’s body that need work.
- You’ll find that you can easily increase the distance and get your hands further and further apart while still feeling the energy.
- You might find it interesting to do this while a friend holds their hand between yours, and see what each of you feels.
- You can do it with a friend, where you kind of play patty-cake but instead of patting your hands together, you each feel the energy of the other’s hands.
Well that’s all for now. I’ll probably be talking about chakras next time. As usual, if you have any questions, feel free to comment or email me.
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Sunday, January 25, 2015
For those of you who like to know such things, it contained horsetail, wormwood, lemon verbena, skullcap, pink roses, rehmannia, angelica root, celery seed, dandelion root, white willow bark, and baikal. Also essential oils of juniper berry, hyssop, balsam fir, tangerine, fennel, cypress, lavender, and spearmint. Also flower essences of aspen and olive and, to top it all off, quartz, pearl, kyanite, and sugilite.
These particular plants and stones, in this combination, help to generate and increase qualities of openness and expansiveness in the recipient. Thank you, Jill, for a wonderful experience!
Friday, January 23, 2015
- Sit and notice what your body is doing. What are your hands doing, what are your legs doing, what is your facial expression? Relax so much that it feels like your whole body is sinking into your butt. What does your body feel like? Can you feel your inner energy field? (Don’t worry if you don’t know what that means; you’ll find out.)
- Walk into the other room. Notice your arms move as you walk. What does your head do? What does the floor feel like under your feet? If you move from hardwood to carpet (or whatever), notice how it feels different.
- As you’re reading this, notice what your body is doing. Your hands. Your legs. Notice if you turn your head as you read the screen.
- Ask Spirit (or whatever your preferred word is) to make you aware when you’re wasting time by being in the past or the future. When it happens, put your attention on whatever your body is doing at that moment.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
I did one of those followups last night. Her initial reading was 2 years ago, and just recently the things I had told her were going to happen did happen, even though they seemed unlikely at the time of that first reading.
I recently did a followup for a client whose initial reading was 5 years ago, and she called me when my (unlikely) prediction came true.
It's so gratifying when clients share these things with me.