Category Archives: consciousness

I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghosts: A Paranormal Decoder + Pocket Guide

In honor of the Halloween season, where we symbolically confront our personal and cultural shadows…

I offer you a humble guide to the spirit realm for your comfort and convenience.

This small and simple effort makes no claim to be the last word on this complex topic of intangibility, the nature of reality, and in some senses, our very existence… Continue reading

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Ghost of a Chance: How I Was Taught to Face My Fears

I am no stranger to fear and anxiety. In fact, we’re old friends. Some of my earliest memories are of exceedingly frightened moments, which in hindsight  are held together in my psyche like a shadowy abacus — dark beads adding … Continue reading

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My Medium Life: A Spirit Walk

For the first thirty years of my life I was, quite mysteriously to my family and myself, nutso-terrified of ghosts.

Now I finally understand why, it’s because I am, among other things, a medium.

This means I am able to practice “mediumship” or sense and communicate with guides and spirits (some deceased, some never born). Continue reading

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Jane’s Prediction: The End of Shadow Pride and Prejudices

Wobbly standing on the galactic shoulders of Miss Jane Austen like a knobby-kneed seventh grade cheerleader, I put forth this thought: We, the human race, must sort out a few things about pride in order to finally shed our prejudices, … Continue reading

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A Perception Injection. Banishing Some of Reality’s Wrinkles

Forget Botox. Here are a few injectable words about perception that I think might make the world more beautiful: Perception is incredibly powerful.              Or isn’t it? Is it my perception that perception is powerful, … Continue reading

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What The Buck? Let’s Talk Money, Honeys

Several weeks ago, without a second thought, a dear friend spotted me a dollar for a coffee refill at a cash-only cafe. In that moment, she may as well have been offering me a gold brick, so desperate was I … Continue reading

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