Sometimes I pick up the local holistic/mind/body/soul magazine on my way out of the grocery store. You may have seen the rack filled with those free publications. Sometimes you find something good there. Check it out next time you go.
Anyway, as I flipped through the pages I started to see practices and modalities I have never heard of. That isn’t surprising, I can’t know everything about everything, but I started to count how many different ones there were. I got sidetracked by the full page ad announcing “Marconic Reconnection – Spiritual Alchemy and Healing Seminars.” The program promises to share what galactic and celestial guides have to say about upgrading and reconnecting to the Axiatonal System of the Universe. Wow. I hadn’t thought about upgrading.
There was an ad for “The Rejuvenizer” which appeared to be a lovely stone-type necklace which protects from EMF’s and other damaging frequencies, strengthens the immune system and enhances your energy and offers a “Lifetime of Healing and Protection.” We could all use some of that and if it involves jewelry, well that’s a bonus.
There was a Spiritual Development Mystery School, Earth Stewardship Training and oh, I could go on. But I think the ad that caught my attention the most was from a personal psychic advertising her business. It read:
“Hello, my name is XX. I am a very experienced channeling psychic. I have several abilities and talents that range from one spectrum to another. For example, I am clairvoyant, clairaudient, clairsentient, a channeler, a mind reader, past, present, future time frames, an astrologist, a member of the American Tarot Association and a certified professional tarot reader. I can also do seances, automatic writing, prophetic revelations, psychometry, dream interpretation and handwriting analysis….”
It seems like a lot of stuff to throw out there. I’m not doubting she can do all those things, she probably can, but if she was at a party and someone asked her “What do you do?” what do you think she would say? Now I feel inadequate. Do I know enough stuff? Do I HAVE to know that much stuff?
This magazine made me realize why I am so shy about telling people I am a psychic or intuitive. Because there is this element out there that makes the whole industry seem smarmy. It just sounds so fake and phony and I don’t want to be lumped in with that “woo woo” stuff. It’s shallow, but yes I care what other people think of me and that’s why I don’t wear a sparkly scarf around my head (unless I’m at home, or just going to the library. Or maybe the bank. I would wear it to the bank.)
What do I do? I offer courses on helping you develop your psychic ability and start a spiritual business so you can get out there and heal others. I provide intuitive readings and Reiki for those who need guidance or healing. That’s it and nothing more. That’s what I can do for you, it’s not what I am that matters
If you’d like to develop your own psychic abilities check out my online courses: Bridging The Psychic Gap