Mercury Retrograde….brings us closer to our life purpose

Mercury Retrograde….brings us closer to our life purpose

2016 is an important year for many reasons. The numbers 2,0, 1 and 6 comes up to 9 which has a strong spiritual vibration. It is a power packed number and thus brings about big changes to some of us. I see this in the wonderful people book in for a reading. More and more are coming to strong crossroads. This is a make or break year for some of us. You will be forced to face facts and seek your life purpose. No longer are you going to drift around and let life pass you by. You will want know your soul purpose and make things happen. How many of us saw this Facebook  status “I hope this year is going to be better. Last year was horrible” on NYE ? Perhaps it was you who posted it, after a frustrating year. Why do we go from one year to the next, feeling the same level of frustration and expect change to happen without changing any of our own behaviour patterns? Why doesn’t the new year clear the slate and allow us to start again after the clock strikes 12? The reason is simple.You carry forward the bad relationship, the angina, the financial issues and the horrible boss into every month, year or day. It doesn’t just go away because of change in time! I found a fantastic quote which made so much sense – “2016 is not going to change unless you do“. Let’s face it, time is almost like sand in your hands. What makes it tangible and interesting is the memories, the people, the emotions and the experiences. What makes it heavy and difficult is the challenges – losing people we love, dealing with health and emotional issues and difficulties. 

The problem will remain the same but how we deal with it, view it and work with it, influences your emotions and your life experience. There are different approaches to every problem, just like the man who encountered a huge rock on his path, he could either try to move the rock, climb it or walk around it. It all depends on his perspective and attitude. Seen as a huge challenge, then the choice is to give up or turn back. The shift here is to view the rock as a positive challenge to overcome, like how a mountain climber would. In this state of mind, the man would find ways to get to the other side. It took me a long time to get to the “other side” but it has made a huge difference to my life. It is never to late to change and shift your awareness . Once you change your perspective of life, things will get less complex and easier to manage. If a problem looks like a large slab of ice then you need to chip away at it until it breaks down and becomes  more manageable.  

2016 is going to bring complete turnabout in not only your own life situation but in your very soul and will touch you very deeply. You will see a shift in your own behaviour, be able to see things clearly and sense a departure from the old into the new. Challenges and situations will be thrown onto your path and you WILL have to face it. Sweeping it under the carpet is no longer an option but I sense a positive outcome so keep the fate. I am seeing more and more men and women facing relationship breakdowns, huge shifts in their emotions over their life right now who WANT to make changes but not sure of the why, what and whens.  Often the reason they sought the reading is different from what they actually needed to face or change. The clarity and direction in a psychic reading pulls out the disease not the symptom. Once you get to the core then it all makes sense. So many people walk through my doors with heavy hearts and leave with smiles, hugs and feeling lighter! This is one of the perks of the job, to see the begins of a transformation.

 You see, facing the truth doesn’t always need to be a bad thing. There are times in our lives when we have to get real and make changes to live a happier life. End of a relationship is huge but if it is to enable you to live the life you were meant to live, then its not a bad thing is it? What if your purpose was to open a cafe in southern Spain, bathe in warm sea water every morning and speak Spanish? What if your purpose was to retrain and become a teacher instead of a stay at home mum? What if you could be happier with someone who accepts you for who you are instead of the person who constantly criticises you for being who you are? Until you address your life purpose and break these behaviour patterns, you will always be in the “same zone”. The place where everything changes except for you.

Just drifting and “just being” is no longer good enough. Time to take charge and in charge! I am also seeing “spirituality” “Awakening” “intuition” “Angels” floating around a lot more in conversations and on social media. 2016 is a big year for us human beings. 

There is a huge shift in our consciousness and people are starting to wake up! We are all born with intuition, inner knowing and understanding  but it lays dormant until there is an “awakening”. Some of get it earlier on, like myself when I was a child I knew there was more to what i was seeing and feeling. I saw spirits, heard them and  messages kept rolling in. Others go through difficulty and then WHAM! something happens to open their third eye to the other realm. When I first moved to my town, I didn’t hear anything about spiritualism or mediums but now its exploding by the minute! I am so lucky to have a beautiful Angel who arranges one of the best Mind, Body and Spirit fayres around – Janine who showcases some of the area’s best psychics and mediums. Of course social media helps to engage people sitting on the fence as far as the spirit world is concerned. 

The number nine is the end of the phase so whatever that started one, two or three years ago, will come to completion. Whatever that no longer serves your highest good will come to an end. There will be new people, paths and clarity to take you one step closer to your highest purpose.   

The Mercury Retrograde in my humble opinion is the catalyst for change. Please read the article below and take note of the dates when this is expected to occur. Keep a note book or diary of what happens on these dates, strange dreams or messages and anything that happens e.g people you meet, conversations, opportunities etc. This will all be useful to piece together your soul’s true desire and intention.
 
http://www.astrologyzone.com/forecasts/mercury.html
 
If you would like to have more clarity, book in a reading with me and quote MERCURY2016 to get a 10% discount. Email info@angela-mitchell.co.uk 
 

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. 

Speaking to my father

I was asked to contribute to an article on talking to parents after death. I decided to do this because it was something I do and believe in. In the days before I fully embraced my mediumship, I spoke to my dad to help me heal my grief. I was in such a difficult place emotionally and I was struggling with the situation I found myself in. Trying to deal with the death of someone who had such a strong and definite influence in my life was difficult. People like that leave a huge void. My father was no saint but he was also my saviour in many ways. So I would speak to him in my mind, sometimes ask for answers before going to sleep or even during meditation. I remember very clearly the very first time I was umming and ahing about going to the Arthur Findlay Spiritual college. It was a huge decision for me. The cost was one thing but to dedicate 7 days to try to understand my spirituality and mediumship was a big commitment. The fear that I would go all the way there and find out I wasn’t gifted in anyway was massive. I wanted to go but then I didn’t feel I was good enough. The course was on the Saturday but on Thursday night I was still undecided and hadn’t booked. That night I asked my father — should I go? Is this what I should be doing? I went to bed with more questions than answers. In my dream, my father came into the house and sat down on the dining table. I was sat there with lots of different brochures and leaflets. He sat there with his favourite whisky, speaking to me.. debating the pros and cons. As I was waking up, I heard myself say “go to Arthur Findlay College”. I knew that was the answer to my question the night before. Of course as a skeptic I thought well it was probably my imagination but as I lay there feeling this message, I felt my father’s presence and I had a deep sense of knowing of the details of the dream. I said to myself, well its probably too late anyway as AFC is very international and courses and the rooms tend to be fully booked months in advanced so what chance would I have less than 24 hours before the day? I called them anyway expecting to be rejected and guess what…..they had ONE room left. Someone cancelled their booking so I could take their place ! I have never doubted his support and his messages since that day. He is very much my influence and inspiration in my wonderful journey. It is very apt that this article appears on NYE and on the day I remember him the most.

I would like to comment on the headline which is a tad misleading. I don’t think any of us insisted that our relationship is better now than when they were alive. My case is a little different as a Medium, I can send and receive messages from the Spirit world so yes I have been given knowledge about my father and why he was the way he was, which has allowed me to get past his flaws and there is no longer that barrier which was here in the physical world.Apart from speaking and communicating with him, I also get signs and visits from him. I am humbled and grateful that I do as its been a very important part of my journey so far.

The article does not highlight the fact that I am a Medium and I believe that was meant to be. I would prefer people see the story for what it is — a relationship between a daughter and her father rather than a medium and a contact.

I do hope that anyone reading this today will find some comfort from all of us who shared our stories. I could barely speak to the journalist during the interview as I was so choked up.

Daily Mail article 31/12/15

Daily Mail article 31/12/15

You can read the full article here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3379647/The-women-talk-dead-parents-day-insist-relationship-s-better-alive.html#comments