Release Those Chains !

Release Those Chains !

“I wear the chain I forged in life,” replied the Ghost. “I made it link by link, and yard by yard”

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Before I dive into the real message of this blog, I have to share something about the way Spirit communicates that I think you’ll find interesting. Mediumship is a three-way psychic communication between the soul in Heaven, the person receiving the message, and the medium who serves as translator.

The tricky part is that Spirit doesn’t speak in straightforward words, instead they send signs, symbols, impressions, feelings, tingling sensations – you name it! When I started out as a medium, one of the things I worried about was that spirit would show me symbols that didn’t mean anything to me – I was afraid I wouldn’t be able to understand their “language.”

What kind of “translator” would I be if I couldn’t understand what the souls were trying to say?

But that’s not how mediumship works (thank God!). Spirit communicates impressions that make sense to the medium as well as to the recipient. In fact I’m often blown away when I get images and impressions that are so personal and meaningful to me that they speak a thousand words in just a flash. Keep that in mind as I share this story!

I was recently hosting a pretty large hotel event. There was a woman in the audience whose mother was coming through. The woman had passed a couple of years previously and she was letting me know that her death had been sudden and she had died with some unfinished business. She kept telling me to “Ask my daughter about her sister.” The woman in the audience was a little closed off to any reference to her sister, and finally blurted out – “I don’t talk to my sister at all.”

Suddenly I got one of those personal psychic impressions from Spirit. I looked at the woman in the audience, and just as the mother was telling me that she wanted the daughter to forgive her sister and mend the broken bridges between them, I got a vision of the younger woman dragging a big grey chain behind her.

The mother kept saying – “Don’t do what I did, forgive your sister” The daughter was resistant to the message, but the mother would not give up. I got another flash of the daughter with what almost looked like cartoon chains, draped over her shoulders weighing her down. It took me a minute to realize exactly what the mother was communicating and then it hit me.

It was a reference to my favorite Christmas special as a child, the Scrooge McDuck version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. I used to drive my mom nuts, watching that over and over! The cartoon chains that I saw on the women in the audience were like the ones that the ghost of Jacob Marley was sentenced to drag around with him because of the life he had led. Once I put that together the meeting was clear.

The mother has spent her own life holding grudges, and let herself to be weighed down by resentment and her own unwillingness to forgive. She died before she could make amends and lighten her own load by forgiving the people in her life. She didn’t want the same thing for her own daughter. With the perspective she had gained in the afterlife, she was able to see the damage that refusing to forgive her sister was doing to her daughter and like the ghost of Jacob Marley, she was coming through to protect her daughter from her own future, and to encourage her to reconnect with her sister.

I actually referenced a Christmas Carol to the woman when I explained why it was so important to her mother that she reach out to her sister. She finally listened, and she started crying. “My mother was always so bitter and unhappy – and I’ve been feeling that way too.” After a few more messages back and forth between mother and daughter, the daughter softened up. I have a feeling she didn’t wait long before contacting her sister.

If you’re feeling weighed down by your anger toward someone or something, I hope you’ll give yourself the chance to let go of those “chains” and forgive. I promise you’ll feel lighter, happier and more optimistic. I can’t think of a better gift to give yourself this season.

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The Hidden Meaning Of Coincidences & Synchronicity

The Hidden Meaning Of Coincidences & Synchronicity

When you experience a coincidence, what do you do? Do you shrug it off and think it’s no big deal? Next time a coincidence happens, pay attention. It could be a message from your loved ones in Heaven. Meaningful coincidences, synchronicities, come in a lot of different forms. If you pay attention, I bet you’ll see a lot of these. A friend of mine keeps a little notebook to write them down when she notices synchronicities. She calls them miracles. Here are a few ways these meaningful coincidences show up in our lives.

Have you ever had the same number show up over and over again? Sometimes a number will seem to randomly show up everywhere you look. But it’s not random. Noticing the same numbers on a clock is one example of a meaningful coincidence. Dates are another way numbers can show up to help us know our loved ones are helping us. A friend of mine lost her father at an early age. She says that sometimes things happen on her father’s birthday. It always seems like a coincidence at first, but now my friend sees that there is a message in that date. One year, she was laid off on her dad’s birthday. Because it happened on that day, my friend knew her dad was looking out for her and everything was going to be okay. Sure enough, within two weeks, she had an even better job that took her career in a whole new and exciting direction.

You hear the same song in the grocery store, on the radio, on the speakers at work. Such a coincidence! But is it? When you hear the same song over and over again, your loved ones in Heaven just might be trying to connect with you. Keep in mind that this song caught your attention for a reason! Listen closely to the lyrics, especially if they are repeated a lot. There’s probably a message in there. Maybe an answer to a big question.

There are a lot of symbols with special significance, and we see them everywhere. Sometimes seeing a symbol is a sign of a connection, or a message from one of your loved ones in Heaven. Maybe you are trying to decide whether to take a trip or move and you look up in the sky to see a cloud in the shape of an airplane. Or you are having a bad day, missing your loved one, and you see the symbol of something that was very important to that person, or something that was meaningful between the two of you. That’s your loved one saying “Hello, I’m here. You are not alone.”

Street names, place names, people’s names can all seem like coincidences but are really messages. A woman I met at one of my events told me that after her father died, she had to travel out of town to make a big presentation. She was still so sad about losing him and didn’t know how she was going to be able to do what she needed to do. When she arrived at her destination, she saw her father’s name, Joseph, on street signs, convention centers, restaurants and even in the name of the ballroom where she was making her presentation. It turned out that one of the founders of this particular city had the same first name as her dad. Coincidence? Not to her. To her, this was a message from her dad letting her know that he was with her and watching out for her. It gave her the courage she needed to do a great job. During her trip, every time she saw the name Joseph, she said, “Thanks, Dad!”

If you want to start noticing the coincidences, synchronicities, keep an open heart. Take some quiet time to clear your head from all the messiness of life. Maybe keep a small notebook and write down coincidences. At first, it is sometimes hard to notice these coincidences or think of them as meaningful. When you pay attention, you will start to see patterns, and then you will start to see them more and more. Your loved ones want to stay connected. Make sure you pay attention, and they will keep connecting with you.

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What Does This Sign or Symbol From Heaven Mean?

What Does This Sign or Symbol From Heaven Mean?

I am sure you have received a sign or symbol from a loved one and have been left scratching your head at times thinking ‘What Does This Mean’?

Learning the meaning of the signs and symbols that your loved ones send to you is almost like learning a new language. It is a new way of communication between you and your loved ones in Heaven. Your loved ones want to communicate with you and let you know that they are nearby, and watching over you without disturbing your life or interfering, or taking your focus off of your day to day tasks. They choose to send you signs and symbols so that they trigger you to feel their presence nearby, and know that they are with you right at the very moment you see the sign.

Some signs and symbols that you probably have experienced already are: Dragonflies, Birds, Familiar Smells, Memorable Songs, Cloud Formations, or others such as seeing the same time repeating over and over such as 11:11.

But why are your loved ones choosing to communicate in this way to you? What is it that they want you to know?

The answer is a lot simpler than you would expect. Each sign or symbol that you see around you is like a little greeting card from Heaven saying ‘Hello’ and remind you that they are near. Oftentimes these signs will come randomly, and when you least expect them to. Many times these signs will be more prominent during special occasions like Christmas, Birthdays or special dates, and times such as anniversaries. They are reminding you that they have not forgotten about you after they made their transition, and more importantly that they are celebrating with you.

They want to remind you that you are never alone and that with each step that you take, you have their love and support.

Many times, these signs will even come when you are making life changes or decisions and need some divine intervention. Your loved ones will show you something that makes you feel calmer right away, and remind you of their spirit being near. A sign doesn’t just have to be about dragonflies or nature. A sign can come as subtle as a random memory that comes into your mind out of nowhere, meeting someone who reminds, or looks like the person you have lost, or hearing footsteps in your house when it’s just you, all by yourself.

Many times signs are written off as ‘just a coincidence’ or ‘couldn’t possibly be’. Coincidences just do not happen, not in Heaven anyway. Every sign is divinely placed in your life for you to see, but you have to have an open mind and heart. The more that you acknowledge the signs you are being sent, the more easily your loved ones will be able to reach you. Turning your head or writing off a sign as a coincidence is like closing the door or sending a ‘return to sender ‘to Heaven.

A good rule of thumb is that whatever you think is a sign from your loved one more than likely is. It is whatever gets you to think about and feel their presence at that very second. Normally they will send you signs that only mean something to you. For example, if your Dad passes away on the 15th, and you keep seeing the number 15 everywhere, turn around and say “Hello Dad”. Or another example is if you lost your husband or wife, and you are thinking about them, and randomly you hear your wedding song playing on the radio, that’s them. You see how it works?

It can be specific or it can just be something that is simple and to the point. Each sign is a validation of the love that keeps you connected both in this world and the next. If you receive a sign that you can’t decipher, don’t think too hard. Instead, look at what is going on in your life at the time you are receiving it, and think about the overall message that Heaven is trying to send you.

For example, if you are stressed over finances and looking for a job and signs keep popping up out of the blue, it’s Heaven’s way of reminding you that they see the situation, and for you to have faith that they will help lead you to new opportunities.

Take this next few days to acknowledge all the signs and symbols that Heaven is sending you. If you haven’t received any yet, you can always tell Heaven that you are ready and willing to communicate with them. Ask them to send you unique signs to let you know their presence is near.

Try it out, they hear you talking 🙂

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