Friday, 31 August 2007

Blog Day 2007

Blog Day 2007
Today is blog Day 2007, and the idea behind it is each blog owner that participates list their 5 favourite blogs, my 5 are one's I visit nearly every day.

1. The first is one I have been visiting since the beginning of the year and is run by a very knowledgable lady

2. This one I think is also brilliant and is run by anna, it's a photo blog and she got me hooked on her moon pictures

3. This one is quite new to me but all the same I drop in regular, the posts I have read are very well written

4. Another I pay a visit each day, and again some very interesting posts and information I would not of otherwise had

5. And finally, this one I have started reading recently too, very interesting posts and worth a look

So there you go, five blogs you may not of seen or visited yet, five in my top 10 I visit, so enjoy.

Thursday, 30 August 2007

Moon Lighting

It seems Scruffyhippo has a new job!!!

Wednesday, 29 August 2007

Finding your true path

If one thing came up more than any other over the last few months is people asking about what their true path is.

And also many seem to have re-occurring cycles in their lives, almost the same things happening over and over again.

Over the last month since our summer camp I have delved deeply into a new cycle of learning, and have taken on board working out who I am and why I am here, it’s not an easy task, but……

By looking at yourself and learning from your past you can make the future the way it should be

If we are to continually learn and grow, there are two necessary conditions: gratitude and detachment. The gratitude is being thankful for whatever is in your life, good and bad, for it is there as a teacher. Some situations feel like a punishment and make you question why they're happening to you.

What did you do to deserve this in your life? It's not so much about deserving it, but rather to recognize patterns that are continually repeated. Once you learn the lesson inherent in the situations, these patterns will cease to exist.

The detachment is there to remove the emotional attachment you feel for the person or situation and to be able to more objectively view the situation.

This does not mean you no longer care for the person; just look at your relationship almost as an outsider. In this way, you are more likely to see the lesson than if you are reacting emotionally. These are not easy lessons to learn, and they require much practice. It may take a while. But the effort is extremely worthwhile. Different aspects and experiences converge to create an overall picture of who you are and what your place is in the world. Once you find yourself in the proper context, life no longer feels like a struggle. Not to say that no more struggles will occur.

Conflict is inevitable, both internally and externally. It is our reactions to these struggles that define us as a person. By understanding ourselves, we can increase trust in the decisions we make and the paths we choose to follow. Each of us must find their own way of connecting to the Universe. I encourage you to read about a variety of spiritual paths and journeys and see what feels right to you. It may be that the combination of several will create what you seek. By virtue of the fact that you are seeking an answer to this type of question indicates that you have already begun your spiritual journey and, in fact, have always been on a spiritual quest.

Setbacks will occur periodically, no matter how far down the path you may find yourself. They are put in your way to teach lessons and gain knowledge about yourself and to test your strength and resolve. You may choose to view setbacks as unnerving scenarios that are depressing and anxiety provoking, or as exciting opportunities to overcome adversity and be a much stronger person as a result. It is up to you which path you follow.

As a final thought on this for today;

If you are given two boxes and asked to choose either one, which should you pick?…… they are both the same size and colour and look identical……. So you pick one….. you open the box and find it contains some money, do you think wow thats great and go off happy or do you wonder what was in the other box?
I will post what your answer means after a few have responded to the questions, in the mean time see if you can work it out for yourselves.

Tuesday, 28 August 2007

Dreams and our brain

Electrical activity emanating from the brain is displayed in the form of brainwaves. There are four categories of these brainwaves, ranging from the most activity to the least activity. When the brain is active, it generates beta waves. These beta waves are of relatively low amplitude, and are the fastest of the four different brainwaves. The frequency of beta waves ranges from 15 to 40 cycles a second. Beta waves are characteristics of a strongly engaged mind. A person in active conversation would be in beta. A person making a speech, or a teacher, would be in beta when they are engaged in their work.

The next brainwave category in order of frequency is alpha. Where beta represented arousal, alpha represents non-arousal. Alpha brainwaves are slower, and higher in amplitude. Their frequency ranges from 9 to 14 cycles per second. A person who has completed a task and sits down to rest is often in an alpha state. A person who takes time out to reflect or meditate is usually in an alpha state. In fact any rest including going to bed will reduce the waves to alpha waves.

The next state, theta brainwaves, are typically of even greater amplitude and slower frequency. This frequency range is normally between 5 and 8 cycles a second. A person who has taken time off from a task and begins to daydream is often in a theta brainwave state.

This can also occur in the shower or bath or even while shaving or brushing your hair. It is a state where tasks become so automatic that you can mentally disengage from them. The ideas that can take place during the theta state is often free flow and occurs without censorship or guilt. It is typically a very positive mental state, this is also the stage you encounter for a moment when you awake in the morning or start to drift off to sleep.

Also deeper meditation can induce this state.

The final brainwave state is delta. Here the brainwaves are of the greatest amplitude and slowest frequency. They typically centre around a range of 1.5 to 4 cycles per second. They never go down to zero because that would mean that you were brain dead. But, deep dreamless sleep would take you down to the lowest frequency. Typically, 2 to 3 cycles a second.

When we go to bed and read for a few minutes before attempting sleep, we are likely to be in low beta. When we put the book down, turn off the lights and close our eyes, our brainwaves will descend from beta, to alpha, to theta, this stage you are likely to get what seems like random images flash through your mind or sounds that may even wake you back to a higher level of brain wave and finally, when we fall asleep, to delta, a level with no boundaries, where we can encounter outside contact (contact from our loved one in the spirit world) or even travel on the astral level, but that’s another story.

It is a well known fact that humans dream in 90 minute cycles. When the delta brainwave frequencies increase into the frequency of theta brainwaves, active dreaming takes place and often becomes more experiential to the person. Typically, when this occurs there is rapid eye movement, which is characteristic of active dreaming. This is called REM, and is a well known phenomenon.

When an individual awakes from a deep sleep in preparation for getting up, their brainwave frequencies will increase through the different specific stages of brainwave activity. That is, they will increase from delta to theta and then to alpha and finally, when the alarm goes off, into beta. If that individual hits the snooze alarm button they will drop in frequency to a non-aroused state, or even into theta, or sometimes fall back to sleep in delta. During this awakening cycle it is possible for individuals to stay in the theta state for an extended period of say, five to 15 minutes--which would allow them to have a free flow of ideas and even pick up on a dream where they left off.

These brain waves or vibational levels can be controlled, intentionally and un-intentionally, many psychics and mediums do this and some are not really sure how although many have found with practice and control, they can induce a state of waking theta levels, this can be felt sometimes as a light headed feeling, ( A bit like just waking up).

All in all our dreams can tell us many things and answer many questions we may have, our loved one’s have been known to contact us via our dreams.

Pay attention to your dreams, if you struggle to remember them after you rise, keep a dream diary, or a small note pad by your bed and take notes.

I have always said the best person to interpret dreams are the dreamers themselves, but any question welcomed here or on our main website forums.

Good luck and sweet dreams.

Friday, 24 August 2007

The Process of Mediumship

Process of Mediumship

As a psychic, the process of mediumship intruges me, now I don't actually call myself a medium, I use the term psychic clairvoyant, now as a psychic, a psychic works with the person or aura where as a medium works with the energy of people who have moved on to the next world, the spirit world, it's a bit like picking up the phone without dialing a number and hoping someone is on the other end in other words we have little to no control on the outcome of each session.

Each reading is unique and has it's own special and personal ear markings.
No , mediumship reading is alike and you will not experience it in the same way even twice.Mediums are as almost as varied as their readings. Each carrying their own unique style into the work.But there are some constants in mediumship that you should be made aware of.

VALIDATION : True mediumship seeks validation from the spirits that come through.There are many ways for a spirit to validate who they are to you. You, being the person that is receiving the reading and desiring the contact.
In mediumship circles the person or persons being read for are know as the sitter or sitters . You, as the sitter have a very special job during a reading .
By your personal knowledge or through the personal knowledge of others known to the spirit you can validate or invalidate certain information that comes forth as the result of a medium reading .
Some of this information can be validated during the course of a reading.
While some information may require validation after the reading with friends or other family members whom are privy to this certain info.
Here are some examples of ways in which a spirit may try to validate who they are :

Sometimes the medium will get the names very clearly or just the initial, why? Because not all mediums hear, some ‘sense’ the information, some are shown, the signal is a bit like morse code or a series of dashes the dashes being the information coming through the gaps the missing info or quite spots.

Also the spirit's personality traits may be described.

Most spirits are willing to show how they passed to the medium, how? Either by giving the medium a sense of the area that hurt before they passed or by showing them with pictures and symbols, or by telling them.

Often spirits will give important dates of reference to further validate themselves.They have been known to mention other family members. Sometimes calling them by name .They have also been known to mention a recent event even if small in your current life or other family members lives to show awareness of the here and now and their spiritual presence at the event.

They have been known to show past events.

They have even been known show their favourite flower , book , song or any favourite from their life or even yours.

And just to surprise us. They have even been known to find some really unique way of validating themselves that we probably have not even thought of yet.

All in all . the spirit may choose to use any of the above methods or even none of them. But they will find a way to validate themselves. Sometimes a sitter will hold out for a specific validation that they asked the spirit for in advance.
Sometimes this method works but also a lot of times it doesn't .
That is why it is very important not to place any preconceived expectations on the reading .
If you get your special validation great and if you do not , just know that it is not always possible. It is a good idea during a medium reading to take notes or even tape record the reading, but this is down to an individual as to if this is allowed.
Because you will want some kind of record of information received. And you will not want to depend on memory to help you sort out the information later .
One reason is because medium readings can have a over whelming effect initially and you would most likely forget more than you remembered. A medium reading is and always should be considered a special event in a person's life.

Just remember it’s not like being a rock star or an actor, who have spent age learning their lines or rehearsing their music, when a medium starts a reading be it in public or private, they start with nothing! and only have the trust in spirit and themselves that something will happen, no more and no less.

A psychic can switch it on, without fail, every time, working mediums have my utmost respect.

Wednesday, 22 August 2007

10 Things I would like to do before I die

Life can seem so short when you want to do many things, at 49 years of age my list is still as long as it was when I was 29, so I compiled a short list of the things I would like to do in this life time below.

These are the 10 things in no particular order.

1. I've never really travelled much so would love to do Egypt and a trip to Kenya.

2. Learn to fly a helicopter, (I took flying lessons and can fly a plane already).

3. Learn to swim and go scuba diving, (49 and swim like a brick with holes in).

4. Swim with dolphins, (this of course depends on 3)

5. Publish a book, (have written down a few ideas and started one but thats it).

6. Find the meaning of life, (ok this may not happen, but I'm working on it).

7. Have enough space to keep at least a dozen retired Greyhounds.

8. See a volcano in action.

9. Try fresh lobster.

10.Drive a decent car that doesn't always seem to break down or need repairing.

A meme is an idea, project, statement or even a question that is posted by one blog and responded to by other blogs. Although the term encompasses much of the natural flow of communication in the Blogosphere, there are active bloggers and blog sites that are dedicated to the creation of memes on a regular basis, so a meme involves 'tagging' someone else to do a post on your given subject, in this case '10 Things I would like to do before I die' .

This is our first and for this I tag Lisa. See lisa's entries Here

Tuesday, 21 August 2007

The Moon

If the sun is the most important of the celestial bodies for the inhabitants of the earth, the Moon is undoubtedly the most mysterious. As opposed to the life-giving properties and warmth of the sun, the Moon is said to give out a mystical power, and to rule over growth, the hidden processes of nature, the hollow spaces of the earth, and the movements of all the fluid elements within and upon the earth’s surface.

I find the moon a very spiritual light it can change everything around you in it's glow.

A fellow blogger has some brilliant pictures of the moon phases, take a look and see what you think :)

Anna's Pictures

Sunday, 19 August 2007


Numerology is a massive subject and could justify and weblog on it's own, in fact I have a entire section on My Website just on Numerology, but did you know you could also have an unlucky car registration! or even an unlucky phone number!

That said my slant on things says there is no such thing as luck or unlucky for that matter only challenges, but when I found out about this I went and checked my car number plate, sure enough it came out as unlucky,.... now since I have had this car (about 6 months) I have has nothing but trouble with it, and has cost me to repair it, so much so I am now looking at replacing it, and guess what I will be checking the number of the new one BEFORE I buy it.

So what numbers are unlucky?

OK here is a brief run down;

No registration or phone numbers are completely unlucky. However there are some that add up to some numbers that are not as fortunate as others.

Perhaps the worst number 4, This number represents hardship, poverty and struggle.

In terms of a material difficultly, the next worst number to have would probably be a 6 as that indicates a life saddled with responsibility, this is certianly true with my cars number, I feel responsible to keep it going (yes it adds up to 6).

Not as bad, but not that lucky either is a number that adds up to a 5.

9 is probably the least unluckiest number for number values, however a great number of personal challenges on the way to finding the right way (or Car)

Lucky numbers are; 1, 2, 3, 8, 11 and 22

Now how do you work this out? there is a simple chart you can use
Here this is the main 'KEY' to Numerology, try it see what happens, and most of all let me know your result.

Friday, 17 August 2007

78 Card Spread 2

This is the second part of the 78 card spread following on from my Last post. I hope my sketch is clear enough

The rough guide to positions is as follows; (taken from'A Handbook for the Journeyman by Eileen Connolly') Rahdue's Wheel contains three wheels of 12 cards each (36 cards), six solidifiers (6 cards), two blocks of nine cards each (18 cards), two pillars of nine cards each (18 cards). The circles are contained within each other, and each looks like a clock face.

Card #1 begins at 1 o'clock, for example.
Card #13 goes directly below card #12. After you make the first circle, you make the other two just like it surrounding it.
Thus, you have an inner/present life activity, centre/future life activity and outer wheel/past life activity.
When all three circles are laid out, the 12 position should line up vertically like this: 38 -- past life wheel in 12th card position for outer wheel, 25 -- future life wheel in 12th card position, 12 -- present life wheel in 12th card.
The inner circle contains a pyramid with Card #13 (Solidifier #1) at the apex, card #26 (Solidifier #2) to the left base and, card #39 (Solidifier #3) at the right base Card placement meanings: #1-inner self, karmic path #2-Security and relationships #3-Plans, ideas, philosophy #4-background, parents, home #5-hopes, desires, pleasures #6-health, concerns #7-partners, loved ones #8-the Mystic Symbol--portrays potential gains #9-Distance, Travel #10-Karmic Amplitude--life's work #11-True desire for self and others #12-Hidden vibrations, known only on the subconscious level. Solidifier #1 = direction as a result of present life activity.
The place meanings are the same for all three wheels. Solidifier #2 represents the direction into the future and solidifier #3 represent the results of past activity Two blocks go below the wheels in the Rahdue Wheel spread. One is laid out after the wheels. The first block is called Dagim Block and contains cards #40 through 49 laid out in a straight line from right to left.
Connoley writes of this block, "Unlike the structured pattern of the 3 wheels, these nine cards are read as a block. This block contains information regarding the client's immediate past life. There is no time sequence involved....The Dagim Block will focus directly into an immediate past-life situation that is relevant to a present situation....The information we derive from these nine cards only presents the patterns of similarity between one life experience and another -- the karmic pattern."
Card #49 = Solidifer Card #4 and is a key to the present life. "It solidifies his intended karmic patterns," Connolley writes. To the right of the 3 graduated wheels is the Pillar of Taleh which explores PAST LIFE RELATIONSHIPS. Connolly says these cards should not be read individually until they have been read as a unit.
The lay out is 9 cards, throws #50 to 58 in a vertical line beginning at the bottom of the pillar. Card #59 = solidifier #5, the "key to knowledge." It is placed to the left of card #58. Connolly writes that a King solidifer signifies that a female will find her soul mate and a queen solidifier confirms a soul mate for a male querrent. She further explains "the solidifier confirms, consolidates an refers only to past life relationships that are relevant to the present."
To the left of the wheels is the Pillar of Shor, which explores PAST LIFE EXPERIENCE. It is laid out the same as the other pillar using throws #60 through #68. Card #69 = solidifier 6, the "key to open" which "holds the lesson of the illar." It is placed to the right of card #68. "Use this solidifier as a light to shine on hidden reasons and past experiences," Connolly says. This pillar explains why people do the same things over and over again, i.e., the "same guy/girl different face" relationship mistake.
The final element to Rahdue's Wheel is the Malkuth Block comprising cards 70 through 78.
They are laid out like the previous block from right to left directly below the previous block. There is one less card in this block than in the other, so the cards kind of overlap if you are working in a limited area.
Connolly says to lay these cards face down. You only turn up the # of cards it takes to answer the questions the querrent has already prepared, — the querrent can ask up to 9 questions at the beginning of the spread. He/she is to write them down and not tell the reader until this point what the questions are. One card turns up to answer each question.
If only one question is asked, turn up all cards in the Malkuth block and interpret as a group. Connolly writes a lot about meditating on the cards and provides a calendar for doing so. She also writes about the significance of the #9 as a mystic symbol in Rahdue's Wheel. Connolly says that the future wheel is only accurate up to 3 months in the future and the past wheel is accurate up to 28 days in the past. She recommends that readers "do" Rhadue's wheel four times a year.

Sunday, 12 August 2007

78 Card Spread

For some years I have known of a tarot spread that involves all 78 cards called the 'Tree of Life' spread although never really got much further, after a bit of research I found a book explaining the spread and it is known as 'Rahdue's Wheel'. I have layed out the cards in the following picture and as you can see takes up a lot of space.

The next post will explain the layout order and the meaning of each position.

The layout could take hours to read fully and is not for the faint hearted, for some time I have been looking for a spread to use for life path readings and this could be it.