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How do you define a good psychic reading?

A good psychic reading:

Combines accurate insight with practical advice;
Fosters hope and inspiration;
Encourages self-examination;
Highlights your gifts and abilities; and
Respects your free will and power to change.

How can you do a reading without the person present?

Intuition is not bound by the limitations of time or space. Your five outer senses tell you that two objects are not touching if they are in different rooms, and on the physical level, that's true, of course. The intuition knows that, on a deeper level, all people -- in fact, all things -- are always touching, always connected. The very purpose of the inner senses is to give one ‘feedback’ from this ‘inner world’ of energy that connects us with each other and all that is.

The intuition recognizes that there is no wall or distance between you and any knowledge important to you.

Within the sound of your voice - even in your name the intuition can touch and connect to you just the same as if you were in the same room.

Why do I have to ask questions? Shouldn't a Psychic already know what I want to ask?

A good reading requires that you and the psychic both participate. The more aware you are of the issues and questions that you have the more effective the reading. Your focus helps guide the psychic’s inner vision to pinpoint the information you need right now. Without a focus to the reading, a psychic will still receive pertinent information, but perhaps not always in the specific areas you had in mind.

What's the difference between intuition and psychic ability?

The difference is one of degree. We commonly think of the intuition as a strong feeling, instinct, or gut reaction. Intuition is usually more accurate than we recognize, but it can sound fuzzy or unclear like hearing someone talking in the distance. It's more of an impression than a precise insight. Everyone has intuitive feelings, but as a culture we've trained ourselves to ignore them.

Psychic ability, on the other hand, is the refined use of intuition. It is more active and precise. Psychic insight requires you to focus your intuition without the distracting clutter of random thoughts. You have to train yourself to quiet your mental hustle and bustle in order to hear that distant voice. (Actually, it's not so much distant as it is quiet.) This requires practice, trust and, very often, training.

Love and Relationships

Can a Psychic reunite me and my loved one?

One cannot control the natural unfolding of another’s life. You are the only one in charge of your life. A Psychic can help you gain perspective and understanding so you can direct your life with both eyes open.

Do real Psychics do love spells?

A “love” spell gives one the impression that we have power over the God given free will and choice of another which is contrary to Dive Order. Prayer said for the highest and best outcome for all concerned is a very powerful daily practice. A website ‘Your Daily Affirmation’ is a great place to find free information about affirmations and if you are interested in learning the underlying principles on a deeper level, the ‘Good Starts” affirmations from the Science of Mind folks are generally accepted as the best. Many people will light a candle or do a simple ‘ritual’ when saying their daily affirmations to simply help reinforce the affirmation – this is the best substitute for a spell!

It was predicted I would meet someone new. Why hasn't that happened yet?

If it was said you will enter a new relationship in the Fall, this doesn't mean the Psychic has somehow summoned this event into your life. For something or someone to enter your life, you may find that you have to make a personal shift. Life is an act of creation, a partnership between you and the Divine. You have to do your part. Events don't just happen; you make them happen.

Insight must be followed with action. Along with psychic insights, you may be advised to do some ‘inner work’ to help you create the relationship that you want. The list below represents examples of areas that might need to be reinforced, strengthened and acted upon.

Timing is a state of readiness, not the ticking of the secondhand. How ready are we for a relationship? What changes do we need to make first? What preparations need to be made?

You may have to let go of a hurt you experienced in a previous relationship.

You may need to strengthen your self-confidence and build your sense of inner security. You will attract a healthy relationship when you truly believe you deserve one!

Creating some time and space for a relationship may be necessary by working less or managing your personal time differently. To have and maintain a relationship, you must make room for it.

You may need to develop a new concept of what a relationship is. Some of us hold onto an old idea, often a broken idea of what a relationship is, based on our parents' or family's example.

Much to your surprise, you may discover that you really don't want a relationship. The most important relationship you will have is with yourself. You may need time alone to figure out what you want in your own life.

How can I make her or him love me?

We cannot make someone love us. Sometimes a person will try to force things to happen in their life, especially in matters of the heart. The best way to attract love is to hold a clear idea in your mind of the qualities you're looking for in a partner and to develop a good, loving relationship with yourself.

Then, let God do his/her work. That is the real magic.

The old phrase “God works in mysterious ways” is a good thing to keep in mind. We often assume too quickly that our life isn’t working. We get impatient. We should instead learn to affirm what we need for our best is ‘on its way’, and step aside to let Divine Intelligence do the work. Even though you can't see immediate results in your life, it doesn't mean that God isn't working backstage right this moment assisting your life's projects.

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Are all Psychics born with their gift?

Most psychics are born with a natural aptitude, the same way another person might be born with musical talent. But even those with a natural musical talent, it can fade without cherishing it and without practice. And even if you have less in natural ability, with training and diligence, you can still learn to play the piano well. The same is true with psychic ability.

If a Psychic foresees something really bad in my future, will they tell me?

It's the circumstances that lead up to events as much as the event itself that are important. For example, if a Psychic sees a car accident, they would suggest you drive carefully and slow down in other areas of you life, as well. They most likely would not say "I see a car accident". Events don't stand by themselves. They are connected to our patterns of thinking and the ways we treat ourselves.

Research suggests that it's possible to predict an accident ahead of time. Increasing patterns of stress in job, family, home and finances are noted in the lives of accident victims before the accidents occurred. The "pile up" is already happening in their lives and the accident reflects that. This ‘pile up’ is what the Psychic would see and make the focus of the reading. Psychics have trained themselves to look for what one ‘needs to know’ and a clear ‘warning’ about the pile up of stress and events that are building up is what they would talk to you about, and in many cases, they may not see the car accident event itself.

The experiences in life that we label "bad" are often gifts in disguise. Though they're difficult, they can serve as a wake-up call to correct our lives and return us to a state of balance, allowing us to pursue paths of ever greater fulfillment.

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Accuracy and Free Will

If a Psychic foresees something in my future that I don’t like, can I change it? Is my future fixed?

Life has an open door policy. There are an infinite number of ways to approach life's challenges.

This needs to be clear: You control your life. When a psychic sees future events, they are seeing the most likely results of the current momentum in your life. Momentum is one’s spiritual velocity; it’s the course we set forth by our motivations, intentions and beliefs. Any momentum you have created, you can uncreate and, ultimately, change the final outcome.

It would be rare for a Psychic to simply say “You will loose your job next year”. Your Psychic will see more about the internal and external conditions that would lead to that event. This would be their focus and direction of the reading. To empower you to make the best choices to ‘uncreate’ your current momentum, if that is, indeed, what you ultimately wish to do!

How accurate are your Psychic's readings?

Questions about accuracy are often based on the assumption that your future is fixed. Let's say a psychic predicts that a major shift in you career will occur in about a year. But when that year is up, you find yourself at the same job doing the same work. You'd say the prediction was inaccurate, right?

Unfortunately, it's not always so simple. Accuracy is very important in a psychic reading (and the Certified Psychics are very accurate, even by the most strict definitions) but, in your life, free will is supreme.

Psychics do not usually see an unchangeable, predetermined event. They see the patterns at work in your life and how and when they are likely to manifest into certain events -- if your current momentum remains unchanged.

So, at the end of the year, when you're still in the same job, you might tell yourself that the psychic was inaccurate. But, then, two months later that promotion still comes through. Will you remember the psychic's prediction then?

If that's true, why do some psychics promote themselves as, say, "96% accurate"?

Measuring psychic accuracy in strictly objective ways -- especially in dealing with future events and life patterns -- isn't perfectly suited to the nature of the work (see previous question). Since our culture wants concrete numbers and measurements, many psychics test themselves and describe their accuracy in those terms.

Let’s broaden the definition of psychic accuracy to better reflect the nature of psychic insight. Accuracy must also reflect the psychic's ability to offer insights that you can apply in a practical manner. You would not be told "Your relationship is coming to an end," without explaining why that is being seen. Whether it's overwhelming job responsibilities or a communication breakdown, why an event is happening is more important than whether it will happen.

When you understand why, you can begin to make a change. Accuracy by the dictionary's Latin definition means to attend to or care for. Accuracy goes beyond just citing key details. It points to what needs attention in our lives. For many Psychic’s the best measure is by the positive impact on the lives of those they help each day.

When a Psychic see something in my future, can they tell me when it will happen?

They usually give you a range of time (i.e. 3 to 6 months) as a guideline.

The intuition perceives patterns and rhythms. We experience a change of seasons in our lives like nature does. Time doesn't run in a straight line on which you can pinpoint an event. Most Psychics can feel events in relationship to the cycles in your life. If you significantly alter those rhythms, your life readjusts and events might occur sooner or later as a result.

Remember that the Divine has a keen sense of rhythm in helping to orchestrate your life.

Psychic Ability Development

Why are some people psychic and not others?

Psychic ability is often referred to as a gift. But this can be confusing. It's not that some people are given this gift and others aren't.

Psychic insight is available to all. Like a talent for music or song, it is a basic natural talent we all have. As easily as we think, we intuit. Sometimes we complain that there are no guidebooks on how to live a soulful, meaningful life. But, when you were born, you were given intuition, a built-in guide and advisor. This is everyone's gift. With practice and patient determination, you too can tap into this ability.

Why can't I see what a Psychic sees?

There is no reason you can't. Many people have psychic insight, but they don't recognize it or know how to translate what they see. The language of the inner senses is imagery and feeling. Like learning a foreign language, it requires study and practice.

Are psychics more spiritually advanced than other people?

Not necessarily! When consulting with anyone for any service, always use discernment.

While psychic ability requires the understanding and application of certain metaphysical laws, advanced spirituality is not really a requirement. I think you'll find that most psychics are interesting, compassionate and ethical people with a spiritual focus in life -- but not always! Psychics are people too. We face all the life challenges everyone else does.

Don't turn off your discernment because you're talking with a psychic.