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What is in this for YOU?

When I take my time and stop for a little bit I reflect heavily on what I’m doing and what is in it for me. What am I gaining from giving away the information I’ve learned about Mediumship, Psychic gifts and all things “mystical?” Who is benefitting from this blog? Who am I really doing this for?

It’s a good question, one I’d like you to take a moment and ask yourself as well. I have been doing readings more and more steadily in the last few months and as a result my blog content has gone down, sorry about that. What has happened also though is I’m finding more and more people with gifts who need a place to start learning about them. Of course I direct them here and tell them to start reading from blog one and then think about how once they read through to the most current blog that they may be left hanging. I certainly don’t want to leave anyone hanging, especially if they are finding this site useful and easy to understand. With that said I will be picking up some new things to write about in regards to developing your own gifts. Now with that I ask “Who are you developing your gifts for and why?”

I started developing my own gifts pretty much out of instinct. I didn’t really have a motive other than I felt it needed to happen. Once I started to really dive in and understand who I was and how each of my own gifts worked I wanted to know more, not only did I want to know more but I wanted to test myself as myouruch as possible.

I started doing readings for friends and close family and it was a rush to say the least, when I would speak on behalf of a deceased person to the living. Describing an old apartment or fond memory they had, telling the living that the departed family member was alright and at peace became comforting to me. In the moment it was anyway, there was certainly a strain at home and there always will be. That’s with anything we dedicate time to, I want you to remember that for anything you apply yourself to. At first my wife thought it was a novelty or something I probably wouldn’t pursue too heavily, I have many interests and they all fizzle out and come back in waves.

Mediumship however never stopped being on my mind, it grew, like a small sapling into what is now a maturing tree. I consumed books and books, videos and podcasts and anything I could find for free on the Internet. Then something happened. I hit a wall. I grew as far as I felt I could. I kept reading the same things over and over, now what?

I decided I would take my perspective and knowledge and write a blog. Then the blog needed exposure so I started an Instagram and Facebook page for it. Then time went on, people booked me for readings and gave me glowing reviews, passed my cards along to family and friends. My Gift that was my passion grew into a small business. Well known people in the business of Psychics and Mediums have taken notice of me, even well known Paranormal Investigators ask my opinion on some of their cases. To say I’m humbled by all of that would be an understatement.

I recently became so overwhelmed with people asking for readings that I asked my wife to be the schedule keeper, a big step for me since I had been managing it myself for so long. Not only a big step for me though, a big one for her as well. Shellie, my wife takes care of our 2 young children, the house, the bills, the cooking and laundry and manages me now. My gift has turned into another job for someone else, thank goodness she took the position because I was drowning in schedule hell.

I write the blog for you. I want you to develop your gifts, whatever they may be. I want you to be as good as you can be with as much free information as you can get. That’s what I wanted for myself as well. I have that and so much more. Now, ask yourself “What is in this for YOU?”

What are you going to do with your gift once you have developed it into something that you can do on demand? Are you going to keep it to yourself? Are you going to tell friends? Will you make a business out of it? That’s all up to you. I just think about how I started doing this with no intention of being where I am and wonder what others are doing with the gift they have.

I’ll leave this session with this:

Do not have fear of the unknown. Embrace your Gifts, be positive and do this for you!

Scott

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Best Intentions

Intention, what is yours? If you have been following me for any time at all you would know that my intention is to teach as much as possible without charging anybody for one blog session. As long as you’ve been coming to my website I have always said that I have been trying to provide a service that I wish was available to me. My question for you now is what are you doing to pay it forward to others? Have you taken some of my advice and gone to other people like us and spread the knowledge? Have you tried to reach out for others with your gift that you have been developing? Have you tried to do some readings for the best interest of other people?

If you have not yet I would like for you to take a minute and think about how you can do something nice for somebody else. The most important part of this is not thinking about what you’re going to do but actually just doing something. The best intentions sometimes go unfulfilled. Execution is 100% the end goal. If you have been writing nice things down in your book to do for other people but have not done one of them then you truly haven’t done anything yet at all. Today, the day that you are reading this I want you to take one thing and do it for somebody else. It doesn’t have to be psychic related it could just be buying someone a coffee, picking someone else’s kids up from school for them, doing the laundry or cooking dinner. The sky is the limit and the ball is in your court.

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Today’s the day that you are going to do something good for somebody else and you will not expect anything back in return. It is my belief that once you start doing good for other people the good that you will feel inside will motivate you to do more and once that feeling wells up inside of you enough the universe will take notice and start returning back to you what you have put out. Of course this is an old notion called karma but sometimes we need a real life day today example of how to get started. So today you were going to get started.

When you are done reading this please just hit the share button copy it and paste it to whatever social media you belong to and let’s get some really nice things going for everybody. Again I don’t make anything off of this except for the fact that I know I am trying to put the good out there in the universe for everybody to share in. I would love to see this shared so many times that you come back to me, and you all have great stories to tell me about all of the good that you have done for other people. Then you can tell your story about how you have been rewarded.

Scott

Blowing Smoke (sage)

Every time that I open up a new blog or go to a Facebook page where somebody is affected by something they think is a negative entity someone always suggests that they burn Sage to rid themselves of the being. It seems that it is the trend since all of the paranormal shows have shown it on television.

Have you ever come across this exact type of post before? If you are like me and read as much paranormal media as you can then I’m sure you have. Where did this idea come from that every entity is negative and should be gotten rid of with sage? I know that saging or smudging a house or area is an ancient ritual. However not every entity, ghost or whatever you want to call them is bad and needs to be gotten rid of.

I myself have used white sage many times to help calm the atmosphere of a location that was encountering negative paranormal happenings. However I have not found that this ritual will forever get rid of a spirit that does want to be there. Are all of these shows blowing smoke? What is the real answer for moving on a spirit that we no longer want in our space?

Let’s take a look at why we would not want a spirit or entity in our space. For one reason it may be very disruptive to our everyday lives, such as banging knocking or being all-around frightening which we would call a haunting. Maybe the spirit is making you feel uncomfortable in other ways, such as making you feel watched or depressed and or anxious. These are great reasons to want to have a spirit evacuate your area. Before we get into good ways to have the spirit exit your life let’s talk about why they may be there in the first place.

Through many investigations and speaking with many different Spirits I have found that the things they do that frighten us or haunt us are often ways that they try to get our attention. Many times it just feels frightening to us because the events that are occurring around us are not expected. If a spirit were to yell in your ear right now you would probably jump out of your skin, but maybe they are screaming in your ear because they have been trying for months to get your attention for help. How can you help them? Well first you have to learn to listen or find somebody who knows how to listen to them. Obviously this day in age you can go on the internet and look for your local psychic medium or a paranormal group to help you out. Hopefully if you have been reading my blog then you have figured out how to listen to them for yourselves.

Unlike an unwanted pests or bug infestation in your home these paranormal beings have a want or a need and should be listened to. If after you have done a thorough investigation it leads you to believe that this is a negative entity then you should contact the proper people to help you move them on. I think it is in everyone’s best interest however to take the time to find out what they want, more than likely they are good or at least malevolent and are just looking for help.

Don’t let negative media and television guide your thoughts about the Paranormal. It is very important for you to come to conclusions yourself, and if you cannot come to the conclusion again it is important to find a reputable team or person that can help you.

Next time you see a post about someone being afraid in their home or area and someone suggest they Sage it to rid the space of a ghost make sure you direct them here and tell them it is important to listen to what the entity has to say.

I hope you have gained a little inside from this and realize that we should not be blowing smoke at each other.

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LIGHT LANGUAGE ACTIVATION 

Light Language Activation

I finished dinner for the night and said good night to the kids. I told my wife that I would be back in a few hours.  I made my way out into the cool August evening,looking up at the sky and the barely visible stars of the twilight. I started my car and checked the time, I had about a half an hour to make the start of the event. I motored down the highway fighting the end of the rush home with the hard working people of New Jersey. My destination, the Zen Den, a place I have visited many timesbefore. The owner is an old friend and just a great person in general. I thought about seeing her and being in the peacful place of her business, a warm space with lowlighting bamboo flooring and light meditation music playing in the background.

I arrived outside the building promptly at 7pm, just as the class was supposed to start. I walked into the front door and was met in the small lobby by several other people and the class leader, Kate. I was the last to arrive and was feeling some butterflies in my stomach, something that I didn’t generally feel prior to starting new things. I like making sure that I am cool and calm before starting things, that way I am clear to recieve messages and relay them. I had the feeling I have before starting a reading, which is speaking to strangers in an unfamiliar setting, so it was kind of like that.

We all made our way into the big room that is right off of the lobby, the smell of essential oils filled the air and the lights were dim. Folding chairs were set up in a circle and were facing inward. The other people all sat down and I was the last to take a seat, the class leader Kate sat next to me on my right. I noticed that my calves were feeling grounding energy that I had not felt in a long time. It felt like I was doing physical exercise and bringing my muscles to fatigue. I took this as my first sign that I was going to be in for a treat, I was right.

Kate began by introducing herself. I would describe her as a very lovely down to Earth woman who was very well spoken and had a certain charm I could not ignore. Now I say “charm” and I don’t mean in a way that is physical, it was a Spiritual type of “charm.” As she spoke I could see a gold Aura form arund her head and as she used her hands I could see a purple light trail her palms. Her Chakras were on fire, they were the brightest I have ever seen. Kate explained that she had recieved Light Language and that she now could channel it. As I understand it, Kate channels several different non-human beings tha speak this language. Don’t stop reading! I thought it sounded strange also but being that I am a Psychic Medium who speaks to the dead I put the factor of strange out of my head. I mean, look at what I do!

Kate went on to explain that there would be different sounds and noises that she would make and that they would come out at different volumes. I spent the entire time making sure that I wasn’t going to overthink this, strange noises and different volumes. I got it, I have a few little kids. Just prior to starting she explained that she had several crystals in the center of the circle on the floor and that she could possibly hand them out as she channeled the Light Language.

First we began by doing a very uniquly worded meditation linked with our intentions, what we wanted to recieve by being present for the Light Language. It was for grounding and connecting to the Earth. Something that was very interesting to me was that she told us to invision spirals into the Earty, different from the strait chords or ropes that I am used to using. She explained later that the spirals were stronger and that the Entities liked them more. As we finished the meditation, that

Kate spoke in fluent English, everything changed. Her language changed, her voice changed, the room changed and I would be left changed. The language that was coming out of Kate was unlike anything that I have ever heard before, I was in shock at first but after several minutes I warmed up to it. I was no longer thinking about it rather I was taking it in. I became hyper-aware of the beings that were surrounding myself and the others in the room. I was truely aware for the first time of Spirit Animals. They were flooding the room and standing by the sides of the people in the room who they belonged to. I saw a goose a bear and a bat. I saw a sea turtle and what I could only describe as a sea serpent near another person. I believe each was aware of me as well, they took turnes looking in my direction. Kate went from person to person speaking the Light language, her voice changed with each different dialect or language. She made rapid hand movements and walked from person to person in the circle. I kept my eyes closed most of the time using my Third Eye to focus on each person.

As Kate approached me I felt my core heat up, my head started swirling with energy. I felt as though the world was funneling through my Crown and down into my feet. My Third Eye exploded with visions and I knew then and there that I was going to be better at doing what I do. I fully expected for the deceased to take a chance at this moment to bombard me and it didn’t happen. Instead I was seeing vibrant colors and I was feeling all of my Chakras spin and become alive with energy all at once. This is something that I have experienced happen during meditation but never at the level that it was at right now. I kept taking deep breaths and let the energy flow, at this point I felt that I didn’t have a choice, I was fully enveloped in the moment and the feeling. Kates voice changed from time to time, I would assume that each voice change was a different Entity. With each change I felt a change in myself, giving energy and taking in energy. I never once felt stagnant or that nothing was happening. It was a life changing event for me.

Afer everyone had a turn we went back to the meditation which Kate preformed in English although by now I felt so comfortable hearing the new (to me) language that I would have been ok continuing on with it. Of course my brain or concious self did not understand it but I felt that I didn’t have to in order to get something from it. We continued grounding and breathing and coming out of the meditation until it was time to open our eyes. Everyone in the circle looked refreshed and renewed, we each shared a bit about what we felt during the Light Language Activation. I told people about the Spirit Animals that surrounded them and some about other things that I had seen. We broke the circle and said goodnight, I spoke briefly to Kate and told her what I wonderful time I had and how I could already tell that things already had began shifting.

Fast forward a few weeks later to now. I have for sure reopned my center Chakras and they are flowing with energy now. It’s very helpful during readings because I am not relying soley on my Third Eye to bring me information, now I can clearly feel the emotions of the deceased and the living. I have also been able to detect energy around the living as I walk near them, it feels like a static charge. I also have been seeing colors around people, Auaras, which before I could only see for a moment. Now it lasts a little longer and I am still amazed by it.

If you were to ask me if I thought this could help you in your spiritual journey I think that you know that I would say yes. Yes yes yes! I will go to more sessions and try to further advance myself and see what else it can lead to for me. I could not write this blog or any blog if I was not constantly learning and growing. Being as genuine as I can is the most important thing and that is especially true for this space. I want everyone who stops here to read what I write and be able to sit back and know that there is no hokey pokey nonesense to weed through.

I hope that you enjoyed this blog and I hope that if you can find someone near you that does Light Language Activation you see them. Until then don’t stop here, go to youtube and look it up there, I have found some very wonderful folks out there who have videos reguarding this and who also speak the language in the videos.

Please visit lightlanguagebykate.com

Please visit zendencenter.com

Please keep coming back, I am going to be posting more often now that summer is over. I have new things to talk about and I am going to finish my series about Chakras.
As usual you can find me on Facebook and Instagram and Twitter.

Scotty 

Waves of Change

In our lives many of us are driven to do things we don’t quiet understand. We don’t know why feelings come over us, wash over us, bring us to the next step of our journey. Sometimes the feelings come on like tidal waves and reside like gentle lapping water in a small pond. The wave is strong enough to pick us up and shove us forward but can only carry us so far, the initial drive subsides and then we have to make a decision: Am I going to keep going? That is where I was not too long ago when I realised my life needed to change.

Have you ever come to that point? What was it? When did it happen? Did you act on it? Has your decision affected your life? What way did this life decision present itself?

If you have been reading my blogs you know that I have a few gifts, some that are stronger than others. Of course I love to write but my spelling and grammar could use some refinement. They will ever only be as good as I really want them to be. My psychic ability however comes so naturally that it is kind of just good on its own. Now, I am not the best, I am no Edgar Cayce but the gifts I possess are strong, so much so that I had no choice really but to embrace them. Doing so has opened so many doors for me that I would have never even noticed had I not ridden the wave in and continued to paddle once the wave left me.

I can equate connecting to Spirit to cooking, yeah let’s go with cooking and eating. So we all need to eat to live, we all have a soul or spirit inside of us. Now, do we all need to cook to eat? No, someone else can cook for us, my wife mostly cooks in our house. I could burn water and I have no natural ability to prepare food well enough for human consumption, beyond a cheese sandwich maybe. Now, do we all need to use our soul or spirit and recognize it everyday to live? Nope, it kind of can just sit there and reside inside you. It will do its job to keep you alive and moving on but it may not be as strong as it could be if you did some things to recognize it and nourish it. Just like no one wants to eat chicken I have cooked because I will over cook it rather than be afraid people would get raw chicken. You can eat my over cooked chicken to live but it isn’t going to be awesome. Now, let’s say I watch a few cooking shows, watch some YouTube videos and study some recipes to learn how to cook, will I get better at it? Absolutely! As long as I follow the directions of the more experienced people teaching and understand what I want in the end. I can have well cooked food prepared that is delicious and nourishing that I can share! Same thing goes for connecting to Spirit. You can, even if you don’t feel like you can, connect to Spirit if you follow the directions of the people handing you the advice and showing you the recipes.

How does this all tie together? Well, if I had continued to ignore Spirit coming to me and asking me to bring messages to the people around me I would have never started doing readings. I would have not met so many great people, including the team I investigate the Paranormal with. I would certainly have never started writing a blog and sure as heck would have not had the guts to start a web site. Something else by the way I have had no experience doing, I only could Google things and use Ebay. That was my internet experience. Here I am less than a year later publishing my own writing and everyday learning more about how to spread my message further to help more people. Are you going to follow my same path? No WAY! I wouldn’t want you to! You have to find how your particular gifts fit your life and learn how to utilize them to enhance the lives of the folks around you.

Am I still riding the wave? The initial push sure is gone, that is for sure, but, I have become emotionally invested in what I am doing,ZomboMeme 19042017140445 so every day I wake up and get a gentle push to keep going and keep moving forward. Sometimes I have so much going through my mind that I cannot get it all out, thank goodness for meditation. That is where I find the calmness and ask for the most important things to come forward. Today this message was inside and I felt by writing it that I could help some one out there. Remember to ride the wave and then use the momentum to keep going.

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Have a great day!

S

cotty

 

Validation

Hey Everyone! Sorry I haven’t posted in a while I have been very busy! I have been writing a Paranormal Class that I will be teaching with my group as well as investigating with them and that is a task in of its self. I also have been keeping busy with doing readings and doing my best to practice what I preach, so meditations and making sure that I am practicing connecting with Spirit.

I’d like to go on a bit about validation, it is very important. It’s important to us on every level in just about everything we do. If you do a good job at work it’s nice when the boss says good job and when you are holding the house together and your spouse tells you they appreciate it you get a sense that what you are doing matters. When they tell you that you are doing good and give a specific reason or example it feels even better, it means they are really paying attention. Often times we don’t get that in life unfortunately, even when we go above and beyond it may go unnoticed. What happens when our hard work goes without notice? Well if you are like me then you stop trying so hard. That isn’t the right attitude but come on, why go the extra mile when no one is going to validate it for you? With a psychic reading it is very similar and it isn’t at all.

When I do a reading for someone I want it to be the best experience for them that they can have, I always do my best to concentrate and really dig when Spirit is giving me half answers and obscure references to work with. I have found that sometimes those obscure refrences are actually very detailed and very important and I am sure I have said this before that it is key for you to trust your instinct and say exactly what is on your mind. I recently did a reading and prior to going I really wanted to call ahead and tell the client to light candles, not something I normally would do, and I blew it! I didn’t call and at the end of the reading the gentleman picked up some home-made candles and said that he had hoped his deceased mother would have mentioned them because they were in her glass pudding cups. I couldn’t believe it! I told him about wanting to call and we both laughed about it, I of course am upset because that isn’t what I tell everyone else to do. Follow your instincts!

During the same reading I had a Spirit come to me, well many of them it was like a party with how many relatives were showing up to speak to their living family. Anyway, I got the name Anthony or Tony and I received and image of an old 50’s style refrigerator and on the side of it was a magnet that said either “Sal’s” or “Salvators Pizza.” No one at the table connected to the name but I wrote it down, I was listening to my gut. After the reading I received a call from a man who was at the table and he had just hung up the phone with his mother. Her Brother, Tony worked at a pizzeria in the Bronx called Sal’s and they had a refrigerator just like I described in thier family kitchen. So this man had an uncle that passed from a car accident many years ago and he came through to say hello!

In the same reading I was shown a drawing of a house where my client grew up and as I was looking at the drawing I could see a fire, and I asked about it. Sure enough there was a fire there and no one knew who started it. Then I got the name “Al” and asked about that, turns out that the person who purchased the home is named “Hal.” Why did I give you all of these examples? I gave them to you to show that in a reading you will get the validation if you put what you get out there and even when you don’t think you are going to get it you probably will!

I have learned that it is important to give out all of the information that you get because the reading is not for you, it is for the Spirit and the person in front of you. When you give everything that you can to the best of your ability then you will get a greater return on validation. When you get a greater return on validation you will become a better reader. If you get symbols that you don’t understand say what you see and let the person you are sitting with decide what that means, then for next time you have a better idea. For instance, when I see palm trees that means a warm climate place to me like California or Florida. I wouldn’t know that unless I had said it a few time and had someone validate it for me, now I know and can get a better reading done when I sit down. That is what you are looking to do and why validation is important doing this.

What happens if you come to a stale mate and are not getting anywhere? Well I have had this happen to me and it is ok to try to reset and refocus. If you aren’t receiving anything it is ok to say so and let the person you are doing the reading for know that. See if there is anyone else they would like to contact or try and give them a different kind of reading, the Universe may be telling you to that they need something else besides what you are trying to provide. What you do is up to you, just make sure that you are being honest and genuine.

Back to the validation, it is going to come and inspire you to be better at reading and it is going to move you forward faster every time you get it. I started with a reading that was so spot on that I could not believe that the client was lying to me to make me feel better. After that for a while the readings weren’t as clear, that was ok because it made me have try harder and develop my abilities. The validation from that reading however made me realize that I had this gift and that it was important to use it to help people.

A quick recap, what you see make sure you say. The worst thing that could happen is you are wrong. If validation isn’t immediate don’t worry it will come. The more you are validated the better you will become. The better you are the more confident you will be and the better all of your other endeavours will be. Don’t be afraid to be wrong! Make sure you are meditating and make sure that you are practicing! Don’t write anything off because anything is possible!

Scotty

 

Immerse

The more I connect the more I notice

Since you have been developing yourself or the more you have been actively investigating haunted locations the more you realize that it is all around you. If that statement holds true for you then you are not alone. Not only will you come to conclusions like that but you will most likely notice that more people like yourself are surfacing around you and making themselves known. This is something that is true in many avenues of our lives, like say when you want to buy a blue Honda Civic and you start noticing them everywhere. It is apart of the law of attraction, which is partly what this is about.

When you work hard for something you tend to surround yourself with people like yourself because they are most likely to help you succeed and help you accomplish your goals. If you are developing yourself as a psychic or medium then you are looking for other people who may be further along in their journey than you are to help you along. You read books and blogs like this one that can provide information or confirmation in the areas that you are looking for answers in. If you are investigating the paranormal you do the same, even if you aren’t sensitive to the spirit world. It is important to look for the signs around you and make meaningful connections to the sign being presented around you because they are there to aid you in your quest to fulfillment.

For me I have always been sensitive to Spirits and have always loved the paranormal but I didn’t have a clear connection with either and had no path to follow. Television believe it or not helped me realize what was going on in my own life and set me on a journey that has so far led me here, writing to you and hopefully helping you along. I think that the first TV medium I had seen was the Long Island Medium and when I watched the show I realized that she was doing what I do, connecting to the dead and speaking with spirits. I then realized that she was receiving these messages many times in the form of picture in her mind and it started to click, not everyone thinks like that and not everyone connects to each other that way. I then watched Kim Russo and realised that she would do the same thing and she would connect to Earthbound spirits or ghosts, and she connected in a way that I understood also.

The third Medium I saw on TV was Monica the Medium and after I watched a season of her show I came to realization that I was also a Medium just like all three of them. I read all the books they wrote and continue to read anything they publish. I went from needing to see the act performed to needing to understand myself more and learning from anyone who was a credible source who could help me along. I found a Mediumship group online and hung out for a bit watching others, then one day a woman posted a photo of her deceased 18-year-old daughter and asked for a reading. I looked at the photo for a little while and then it hit me, all at once. I could see in my mind where the young woman lived, the drug addiction she faced in life and the death she suffered. I quickly posted back to the woman who was looking for help and she validated it all. Shortly after more information from other Spirits came to me and for people I knew in my personal life. Before I knew it I was giving readings and connecting people with those who passed.

I then had an encounter which you can read about in an earlier post about a haunted theater and that led me to the Paranormal team I am apart of now. I am now teaching classes to other people about how to investigate hauntings and the more I get into the field the deeper I get involved with others who do the same thing, I am also noticing that I am taking leadership roles in these areas which I wouldn’t have imagined several years ago. I have realized that thanks to this amazing gift that I have a natural flow for so much of the unexplained and the paranormal. Let me say in conjunction with that, I do not believe or think that I know it all and nor will I ever claim that. I am always looking for answers and eager to teach others what I have discovered, which is why I have this page and why I spend time writing about it.

So what I would like anyone reading this to take away is this: If you are developing as a Medium or Psychic or a Paranormal Investigator or anything else please pay attention to the world that is occurring around you. Pay attention to the people coming into your life and help them and don’t be afraid to help them. Sharing ideas and thoughts and knowledge is very important, it not only helps us get along but it furthers the area or field in which you are involved in. Don’t be afraid to jump in and learn and that is equal for don’t be afraid to get in and teach, I would only caution that you should make sure you are doing no harm by your teaching. Positive intentions and a forward flow are important. Get out there today and make it happen, the signs are around you!

Scotty

 

Voice Recorders and EVP

PARANORMAL CORNER

VOICE RECORDER AND EVP!

Hey there! Welcome to our second installment of Paranormal Corner, today I am writing about the Voice Recorder and capturing EVP’s. You have definitely seen recorders used if you watch any paranormal shows. It’s a small black or silver device that fits in your hand and simply records your voice during your investigation.

Lets start with the history of this and what it is used for. So, we start with the fact that years ago this little machine that fits in our hands used to be about 10 pounds and have to sit on a table with a separate microphone and two reels or spools of “tape” that recorded what was happening around it. The machine was expensive and so was the tape that you needed to recorded it, there was no enhancing what you recorded either, you got what you got unless you were an audio engineer. So imagine having to lug this machine around from room to room and having to set it up every time you were ready to record. I would say that you would have to be a dedicated investigator to do that, like Ed and Loraine Warran who you can look up and see lots of photos with them using that exact device.

Today the voice recording technology fits in your hand and can be run continuously for hours at a time without stopping. You can even take out your smart phone and use the application that it most likely came with to record during your investigations. I personally recommend against that if you can, mostly because cell phones send and receive information in such a way that it can give false results to other equipment around it, such as an EMF meter. In a pinch its ok though, if you are in a room and hearing a voice with no recorder break out that smart phone and start recording!

What kind of recorder is best for you? I would say that depends on how often you investigate and your budget. Our team uses a small array of different recorders and they all cost between forty and sixty dollars. Prior to me joining the team they had some expensive recorders, about two hundred dollars or so each and they got away from them due to difficult operation and the super sensitivity of the microphone being used. In paranormal investigations we use things that were intended for other purposes for capturing evidence of possible huntings. I would recommend that if you are a novice investigator get a less expensive recorder, they can be purchased online or in a store. I recommend Amazon.com they have quick shipping and lots of reviews for the products they sell. I will provide a link to the exact recorder that i prefer using.

When you start investigating it is important to use the right tool for the job! Of course we rely heavily on cameras because seeing is believing and evidence on video is almost irrefutable. Not every haunting though has claims of seeing apparitions or shadows or having objects move, sometimes people just experience hearing phenomenon. For that we would go into the situation with a voice recorder to try to capture an EVP, Electronic Voice phenomenon. EVP’s are believed to be a spirit communicating through speech that we can record on a digital or analog device. Going back to years ago an investigator would have to use the reel tapes and record and then rewind the tapes and go over it with headphones in complete silence. Now we have the luxury of digital, record, review and determine! Right on the spot!

That brings us to the next part of this little lesson. The different ways to implement our recorders. First and probably the most cumbersome way to use the recorders is to leave them in a room unattended and running throughout the investigation. This is not the best method, it leaves room for contamination and perhaps getting false evidence. If you have a small team and know that you will not have cross contamination this is an ok method. The second method is to have a recorder with you and activate it only while you are asking questions, this is called conducting an “EVP session.” This will cut down review time and also lets you immediately review it after asking several questions. This method is a great way to conduct this part of the investigation because you can hear potential answers to your questions and can help further your investigation along in real-time. Another way I recently heard someone suggest is to have a recorder for every room and label it with the date and room it is in. The recorder should stay in that room the entire investigation and it can be used and activated by anyone who is in that room. This is a good idea, it can help you keep organized after the investigation wraps up.

A little more advanced way to use the recorders for EVP sessions is to keep one rolling in the room you are in and have a second one that you can do immediate review on. This way you have twice as good a chance of capturing evidence and have a good back up if you capture something. Sometimes a voice is heard on one recorder and not another and I have even found that sometimes the voice at the same time has said two different things at the same time, this is a discussion for another time but I wanted to let you know that it is something that happens. Remember that if you only have one recorder that is ok, I understand that equipment is expensive and you need to build your inventory slowly.

We find that while using recorders, even the less expensive ones it is important to state out loud if you hear something because the recorder does pick it up. This goes for bodily functions as well, especially a hungry belly growling for a Big Mac. A rumble from your stomach can sound like an angry spirit on your recorder, even like people talking sometimes. Make sure that you say nice and loud for the recorder if your stomach rumbled. The next thing is that if you hear tapping, scraping or dragging you mention it. If you hear footsteps or anything that is not explainable around you say it out loud for the recorder, this will aid in your review in helping not wonder what you are hearing. The most important rule I find to follow is to make sure that you and your team do not whisper while talking, you do not want to hear your conversation in a whisper and think it is paranormal. This is important because many EVP’s are whispery and low, unless you get a really nice one.

This brings up classification of EVP recordings. It is pretty well accepted that their are three grades of EVP: Class A is completely audible and understandable and many times a direct response to something an investigator has asked or said. Class B a little scratchy and can be talking or an unexplained noise. Class c is an unexplained noise and generally is not that clear. Anything under C should be filed away and not forgotten. You may capture something better that sounds similar and it will be good to have something to compare it to.

Next is the review! After capturing your evidence it is important to do a slow a deliberate review. Make sure to use headphones, if you are reviewing on the spot it is ok to listen to the recording over the built-in speaker but this is usually not the best method as it sounds very scratchy. After capturing anything that you perceive as evidence you should mark the times you heard it at, write down what you think it is or what it is saying and then transfer the evidence to a computer for storage. After you have done that bring your evidence to someone else and give them the times of the evidence without telling them what you think you have heard. Let them come to a conclusion and tell you what they think they have heard and then compare notes.

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That’s it! I hope you enjoyed this little lesson and can put it to use on your next or first investigation! If you have any questions of course you can contact me here at scottythenjmedium.com or on Instagram at Scotty The NJ Medium and heck even over on Twitter @scottynjmed Thanks for reading and I look forward to writing my next lesson on night vision cameras!

Scotty

Dreams and Premontions

What may the future hold, for any of us? With the turbulent times we live in it is tough to predict what’s going to happen day to day let alone a week from now or a year and especially years from now. Sometime though we get a glimpse into the future and it could be any time ahead of us, seconds, minutes, hours and sometimes even days. The notion can come in form of a day dream or night dream and it can be so vivid we believe that it has happened already and we have just recalled a memory. These sometimes are called premonitions. A look into the future of our own lives or other people’s lives. I myself have had many premonition dreams and have had gut feelings about my life that I have acted on. For example I was about fourteen and I had a dream about my parents being in a car accident where neither of them survived. I told my mom and had begged them not to be in the same car for at least a week. My mom knew that I had some sort of gift and she was able to convince my not so believing dad into the idea of separate cars for a bit. Nothing ever came of the dream and both of my parents are still alive and well, I’ll never know if they just avoided fate by listening to me or if it was never in the stars.

Think back now, think back to a time when you had a dream or a feeling and acted on it. What did you do? What was the outcome? Recently I was contacted by a gentleman I did a reading for who had a story for me. He told me that he had a dream that he was in a cemetery standing over a body wrapped in a sheet and on the forehead of the body was a name, Gregory. (Name changed for privacy) My client woke up and sent a text to his friend and co-worker, Gregory. He told Gregory about the dream, to which he was replied “ok.” Gregory was late to work that day by about 2 hours. He explained that he was up with his sick children and wife and had no sleep at all and had felt that if he drove he would fall asleep at the wheel. Gregory changed his mind and decided to get some rest before driving thanks to the text message. So a life could have been potentially saved due to someone listening to that premonition dream. Even at the risk of sounding crazy an adult man sent a message that could have been a lifesaving due to a dream and that is fantastic.

To add to that story and just to illustrate how we are all truly connected I will give you a little side story. As I have said before I am a paranormal investigator and help out anyone I can in any way that I can, sometimes I receive photos to analyze and they are sent from all over the United States. My partner Patrick forwarded me a photo of a man and woman in a cemetery standing over a headstone with a strange white mist in the background of the photo. I didn’t think much of the mist but did pick up on some details of the photo. Now this happened about two days prior to the story above, I saw the name Gregory, then I saw a car accident and felt pain in my upper right leg. I saw in the same person death linked to another health issue and also that someone was shot. I sent the info back to Patrick who got back in touch with the sender of the photo. She said she was visiting her brother who was in a motorcycle accident and broke his femur (upper leg) and found that he had a heart condition which he later passed from. He was buried next to their cousin who was shot to death. They did not connect Gregory to anyone. It wasn’t until two days later that I found out why, Gregory was in need of some guidance which he got.

There are many stories like this all around the world and the reason I decided to take some time out and write about it is because I wanted anyone who read this to be aware that it is important to pay attention to premonitions and dreams and always your intuition. I know you have heard to always go with your gut, this is just a little story to help you understand that doing just that can be a major factor in someone else life, not just your own. I’d not be doing anyone any favors if I didn’t say that you can’t always change the course of events about to unfold and that is ok.

I couldn’t say why we sometimes get information and cannot do anything with it, I once did a meditation and saw my sister’s car and it had bandages around the tires. I couldn’t get in touch with her so I called my mom and told her to tell my sister to watch out for a flat tire and my mom laughed, I was a day late. She had a flat tire the day before. So who knows why we get some things, even up to really major events. I had a dream of a terror attack in a city near a big river, I didn’t know where it was really or what I could do about it but a few days later Chattanooga TN had an attack happen. I felt bad but I didn’t know he whole story and could not have prevented it, I just knew it was going to happen in a certain setting. In another example I had a woman come to me and she told me she was “abuela.” She was in a white gown and had a mint green wrap around her shoulders. I went to work and spoke to someone who I thought the message was for, I asked him if he had a grandmother with a “Lu” type of name. He told me that he had a neighbor who was like a grandmother growing up and her name was Lucy. He also told me she was alive but on hospice care. A few days later he called me after her wake and told me there was a photo on a board where Lucy was with all her grandkids and the boarder of the photo was mint green.

We are all connected one way or another and we can change people’s lives when we listen to our instincts and pay attention to the signs and promotions. How can we train ourselves to be more aware of when to act? Start by acting on the small things and keep doing the meditations I have given you. Keep being peaceful and wanting a stronger and better connection with the living and with spirit. You can and will influence others once you have yourself better in tune.
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