Facilitating Mediumship Development Circles not only involves guiding students but also delving into the profound questions that inevitably arise. As a facilitator, I find myself anticipating and exploring these questions with each circle. This month, I've chosen to unveil the veil, sharing the 8 most common inquiries, and providing insightful answers to deepen your understanding of mediumship.
Is mediumship a natural gift, or can it be learned? While some individuals may possess a natural affinity for mediumship, we are all born with the ability. It is indeed a skill that can be cultivated through training, practice, and unwavering dedication.
How can I open myself up to connect with spirits? Unlocking the door to spirit communication involves practices such as meditation, grounding, and fostering a receptive state. Regular exercises to develop intuitive senses can significantly enhance this connection.
What if I'm afraid of connecting with negative entities or spirits? Setting clear intentions and protective measures before any session is crucial. Trust your intuition, and if discomfort arises, remember you are always in control. Establishing strong boundaries with Spirit builds a sense of security.
How do I distinguish between my imagination and a genuine spirit message? Practice and experience are paramount. Genuine spirit messages often come with a distinct energy or feeling. Since Spirit uses the same side of the brain that imagination uses, it can be confusing. Validation from others or specific, accurate information unattainable through normal means can indicate a genuine connection.
Is it possible to communicate with a specific loved one who has passed away? Yes, it's possible. Focusing on the energy and memories associated with the person can enhance the connection. However, it's essential to understand that spirits may communicate in their own way and timing, and it's not always guaranteed.
What training or courses are available for aspiring mediums? There are various courses and workshops offered by experienced mediumship instructors. These may cover topics like energy awareness, psychic development, and specific techniques for connecting with spirits. The more you learn, the more Spirit has to draw from. Some mediums leverage numerology, astrology, tarot or one of the many divination tools that exist in their practices.
How long does it take to develop mediumship abilities? The time it takes to develop mediumship abilities varies for each individual. Some have to unlearn fear-based teachings and trust themselves. Consistent practice and ongoing learning are key factors. It's a journey of personal and spiritual growth. Spoiler Alert – you never stop learning!
Do I need to have psychic abilities to be a medium? Psychic abilities can complement mediumship, but they are not a prerequisite. Mediumship focuses on communication with spirits, while psychic abilities involve perceiving information beyond the ordinary senses.
Remember, the path to developing these abilities is a personal and spiritual growth journey that requires consistent practice and ongoing learning. Spoiler alert – the learning never stops!
If you're intrigued and wish to delve deeper, consider attending a Mediumship Development Circle. However, understand that attendance alone won't yield results; investing time in getting to know your guides, honing your gifts, and dedicated practice are essential. Happy exploring!
About Colleen: Rev Colleen is a natural born medium. Discovering how to share this knowledge with others has been an adventure that she captured in her book "Discovering Your Stream". In addition to volunteering time at Lily Dale, her speaking engagements, private readings, and spiritual classes she teaches across the country, Colleen is also a volunteer Docent sharing the experiences of Susan B. Anthony to visitors of the Susan B. Anthony Museum.
In 2019 she joined a long line of women as a Previvor – Preventing Cancer before it appears as she carries the BRCA2 gene mutation. She now uses her platform to educate others about the BRCA genetic mutation and how one can take control of their health and well-being.
Colleen's Media Links: http://talkwithcolleen.com/about/