A Medium’s Life is Never “Normal”

A Medium’s Life is Never “Normal”

People often find my life and my work in particular, fascinating. It is probably because I really love what I do and I am passionate about it. I have experiences which I cannot even share sometimes for fear of being called “weird” or to avoid being questioned on its authenticity because it is not part of their belief system or reality. Being a medium is very much about being open to experiences that the Spirit world want to share with us. We get to astral travel, connect with spirit in every shape or form, hear, see or even taste, as our senses are heightened. 

Growing up as a child in Malaysia, I used to grapple with the dark and sleeping alone. I had times where I would wet the bed because I was absolutely terrified of my experiences. I mean wouldn’t you be if you saw a being move up around the ceiling? Feel a tightening sensation  spread across your entire body? Now, what if I told you that I had just got into bed so was awake and my eyes was CLOSED but I could see through my eyelids? I could see every detail of the room. This was because my third eye had already developed when I was ten I could see through it sometimes. 

After my rigorous training and spiritual development, which led to working professionally as a Medium, I am never afraid of Spirit. I don’t feel the same way about “visitors” as when i was a child. I know that tightening sensation now was energy and the being I saw was probably a guide or from a different dimension. If only I knew what I know now then! 

On Friday I unintentionally stayed up awake. I had a workshop to run in the morning so I was keen on an early night. However earlier in the day, my mother called to remind me to try to stay awake for Mahashivatri – a night in tribute to Shiva which takes place before a new moon. The theme for this annual spiritual celebration is to overcome darkness and ignorance. This is a very important event for those who believe in the mind, body and spirit connection. Shiva is seen as the master that teaches, improves and oversees this aspect of humanity. People fast, eat vegetarian food, meditate, chant and spend the time on self reflection. Most temples are awash with lights, colour and people sitting with their legs crossed and spines straight throughout the night. There are 12 Shivaratri per year but the main one, usually falls in February or March. This year it was on February 24th.  This special day is huge for those on the spiritual path as Shiva, helps to awaken new spiritual awareness and gifts. 

With all of this in mind, I decided that I couldn’t stay awake so I went to bed armed with some guided sleep meditation music. After tossing and turning, I decided to sit up in bed and listen to some Shiva chants from my Youtube channel. I am hesitating as I write this as I know it will sounds completely crazy!

I felt my soul leave my body and there was a short moment of grief which was overtaken by excitement. I then saw below me, the road outside my house. I continued to travel up and then I felt myself, so light and weightless, travel further up into the sky.  After a moment, darkness surrounded me and I thought that was it. I then realised I was in a cave. It was a big one with a lot of space around me. I could’t see the top but the wall around me had what I initially thought was graffiti but on closer inspection, turned out to be pre-historic drawings. 

I could sense water running close by but my attention was taken over by the fresh air and light that I suddenly felt. I saw the opening and then heard the shriek of the flying prehistoric animal that flew past me. I saw it in the distance and then the massive landscape below me. It was a beautiful sight and simply indescribable. I have had out of body (OOB) experiences before but never so vivid and to a different time in history.

Once I felt I was back on the bed again, I saw my father standing near me and next to him, a guide and someone else. Before I could take that all in, waves of green, white and sparkly yellow light spilled into the room. The door was closed, the curtains drawn and my eyes were shut. 

The lights formed long continuous and intersected lines moved and danced around me. I felt so honoured and happy to be a witness to this special scene in front of me.  In the corner of my eye I saw several other lights but these were different. They were like the lights of stars we see in the sky. Bright, determined and powerful. These I knew were lights of Spirit and Angels. They sparkled and stayed passive while the green/white light made patterns around me. They reminded me of the Aurora Borealis lights. 

There were a few more other things that happened that night but thankfully I managed to fall asleep at 5.30am and had less than three hours of sleep before my event. I didn’t feel tired at all while I was teaching and I came home really energised. 

On Saturday night, I was filled with so much energy, and I knew one of my guides wanted to work with me. So I asked my husband to go off to bed while I picked up my paint brushes and set to work until 4am.

Original Acrylic on Canvas painting by Angela Mitchell

I just knew I had to paint a robin but I never paint animals or landscape. My art is from inspiration so I was a little apprehensive. I couldn’t believe how easily the robin appeared on the canvas. A very curious, inquisitive, and friendly fella who looks like he has had a rough time. Somehow he found this little haven away from the rain to rest. 

While robins are often referred to as spirit signs, they are in Shamanism, a sign of growth and renewal. If you look back at the New Moon & Solar Eclipse guide from Friday, there is a theme about renewal there. Scruffy brings with him a message about letting go of the past to be able to move forward in the present. When we work to release the past, then you can refresh and go on your new journey. He also helps with self expression and working hard but also resting. We must listen to our bodies and the signs, to know when to push ourselves and when to take time off.

Scruffy wants us to know that our spirit family and friends are working hard to send us healing, in every possible way. From a chance meeting with someone who makes you smile, to unexpected abundance to closure on a disagreement. Believe that change is coming to your life and things will work out.

 

Scruffy is currently on sale at the Craft Coop in Marlow High Street.

January’s Full Wolf Moon

January’s Full Wolf Moon

Our first full moon of 2017 falls on a number FIVE day which from a numerology perspective, a power day. The full moon this month is actually called a Full Wolf Moon. It was named as such after wolves howled at the moon in hunger. How appropriate that the animal symbol, the number and the energy right now have a common theme – personal freedom and releasing fear.
 
Wolves are animals of instinct, incredibly clever and have a strong desire for freedom. They are also highly connected to nature and need space to explore. As a spirit animal, they encourage us to trust our instincts and be guided by our intuition, not fear. 
Now, 1+2+1+2+0+1+7= 5. Spirit seems to be guiding me further into understanding the energy and value of numbers these last couple of months. Sometimes we need to connect the dots to get the big picture. I feel that adding the number to the messages of tomorrow will provide a little more clarity to this guide. 
 
The retrograde recently and the full moon tomorrow encourages us to face our fears, which in turn releases us to move forward.
The Number 5 touches on making sensible health and emotional decisions. This may be that some of us, as we do, put ourselves last on the list and forget to take care of ourselves. If this resonates with you then, find time and space to address what it is you are hiding from or mot wanting to face. Take little steps and try to keep to it.
 
Five also relates to us having learned important life lessons over last year which we can now put into action. It also reminds us that no matter how difficult the challenge, there is always something that you can take away from an experience.You may find yourself releasing emotional ties, even people and attachments that have held you back in the past. This provides us with more freedom to start moving forward.
 
So how do you tap into this remarkable energy? The full moon will be in our skies at 11.34 am tomorrow morning in the UK. Obviously it may be obscured by clouds but the energy will be crystal clear. Please follow my Moon Ritual guide which is FREE for you to access. Do it tonight, tomorrow or on Friday. The moon energy is most intense the day before and the day after. Tap into this amazing gift to us to help manifest your dreams.
 
Follow my FULL MOON RITUAL GUIDE – https://goo.gl/W9q4AN
 

Animal signs – all good?

A lot of has been said about spiritual signs in the form of animals. Birds, even insects such as butterflies and other animals are often signs from our family in spirit to provide comfort to the living. Grief is a difficult emotion that takes time to fade away but never goes away. All of us have different ways of coping and for some a visit from a robin for example can be very comforting and a beautiful sign from the loved ones.

But there is another element to this that doesn’t often get discussed often enough –  visits as a warning. As a child I was always fascinated by my mother’s way of seeing both positive and negative signs from animals. My mother saw butterflies as a sign for visitors. She would even know who or what sort of visitors based on the butterfly’s size and colour. If a white butterfly came fluttering by as she picked mangoes from our tree, she would say “oh I think your grandma is coming to visit” . The white butterfly would be accompanied by a brown one. True enough my grandmother would turn up either later that day or the next day accompanied by one of my aunts. 

Owls and crows in particular would appear when there was bad news to come. Crows who come bearing bad news have a different attitude. They often look at you differently and have a more gentle way about them. There is huge superstition about them throughout the ages. I am sure some of you have heard “A crow on the thatch, soon death lifts the latch.”  The crow has had plenty of myths and theories flung its way throughout the ages including “shapeshifter” and the carrier of lost souls. You can read the crows significance in Indian mythology here

As I grew older and more rebellious, I would often dismiss this as “nonsense” as you may remember from my other posts, I was struggling with my own spirituality in my teens so this was another strange or unproven theory which I wanted to shrug off. But of course the more you resist something, the more you get tested. I started to see the signs more and accepted the crow was an important part of spiritual signs.

I have come to understand they are indeed highly intuitive as well as intelligent and sense the energy around people. They come to warn us but also to give us strangely a sense of comfort as well. They are very empathetic and bring healing as well as news.

So this Wednesday I was standing near the patio doors by chance and a crow flew onto my garden table. It stood there looking at me, bowed its head and flew away, as mysteriously as it appeared.  I heard a message right there and then, that I would hear some sad news soon.

Today my mother called to let me know that my cousin passed away on Wednesday. One of the pitfalls of being an expat is not being able to be there for important events. I do hope that he finds peace where he is now. I am so grateful to the little ‪#‎crow‬ who came by to warn me. 

Not all crows are the same so don’t get too alarmed if you keep seeing crows around you. The ones who bear sad news have a different mannerism and will want to connect with you. Always pay attention to any messages that pop into your head, signs that you may see or conversations afterwards. We shouldn’t be afraid of them or what they bring with them, it is beautiful that someone is trying to reach out and bring us some awareness of what is to come.