Spirits in Your Home? Here’s What You Need to Know:
Many years ago, as a teenager, I was lucky enough to attend a lecture by a somewhat famous medical doctor who had experienced astounding paranormal activities in his home. It all started one night as he watched his lighter rise up from a table, seemingly on its own, then fall back down. This single moment sparked a chain reaction of terrifying events and a startling revelation.
This once staunchly skeptical scientist now had to face the harsh reality that his once quiet home was indeed haunted. From this moment forward, strange things began to happen that definitively proved the presence of the paranormal.
Unfortunately, like many people, everything he knew about hauntings came from horror stories. Soon enough, these strange events took a terrifying turn. He and his family were tripped on the stairs and objects flew across the room. His neck bears the scar from a violently broken mirror.
Our good doctor then opened his home to spiritualists who conducted séance after séance. The séances did indeed produce spectacular results. However, what these séances revealed would not corroborate the terror he experience by an unseen assailant.
Years would pass before he learned the truth of what was happening. Indeed, his home was haunted. But it was not really haunted by a malevolent entity. You see, a little boy had died in that home many years prior and was lingering, searching as a [earthbound spirit],](/video/earthbound-spirits-mary-ann-winkowski) for closure to his untimely death. The malevolent presence was just a manifestation of the doctor’s fear. It was thought form that lived off of his perpetual terror. Unfortunately, this lost little boy was just as terrified by it.
By the time the doctor came to this startling revelation, it was too late for him to do anything about it. However, he took with him the secret for facilitating positive communication with the spirits in your home: to be of service.
So you think your home is haunted…so what?
If you think that you may be sharing your domicile with the dearly departed, take a moment to be grateful for it and enjoy it. That’s right!
As we learned in the previous article setting up the purpose of a séance is conducive to the spirits who will be in attendance. The same is true for your living space. If you fear the thought of living with a ghost, then you are filling your home with that kind of energy.
The secret to clearing any home of a negative entity is…laughter! A change in lifestyle and attitude—for everyone in the home—is key to ending any hostile hauntings. If you make your home a place of joy and laughter, slowly but surely, your home will become inundated with the energy of elation. This energy will cause negative entity depart, never to return. If you ever to have a moment where you feel you are being attacked, laugh, and the attack will cease. Don’t believe me? Try it. You will be surprised how easy this is. I have found it very effective at stopping unwanted paranormal activity in many homes (you will not learn this trick from any horror movie!).
Never underestimate the benefits of service. When you approach a haunting from a service-oriented attitude, everything changes. You are no longer a victim of circumstance and no longer prey to negative energies. You are now addressing the situation from a higher place of your own being and your home will begin to fill with a higher level of energy. This higher level of energy will be conducive for attractive spirits who are better capable at resolving any lingering issues with the lingering spirits.
Service-oriented séances make for a wonderfully haunted home. Just as we learned in the previous article, making direct contact with a named entity may not be the best approach. Instead, the purpose of your séance is to communicate with your own higher guidance and the higher guidance of the spirit in your home.
When you establish contact, find out how you can help this spirit. It is ok to learn why it is there and what it is seeking. Absolutely find out how you can help this spirit make its transition to the other side.
When you close the séance, ask for higher level spirits (ascended masters, angels, etc.) to come and help this spirit to return to the other side, if it is ready to go. Then end the séance as you normally would.
What we have learned from our doctor’s tale is to not let fear guide your experiences with a spiritual presence in your home. Rather, embrace the moment and use it as an opportunity to help someone who really may need it. This shift in perspective helps the spirits to move on to a new phase in its afterlife and further advances your own spiritual development.
Achieving Modern Enlightenment With Gurdjieff's Fourth Way
Around the turn of the 20th century, the mysticism movement aimed to bridge the gap between western and eastern philosophies with theosophy, esotericism, and a burgeoning interest in the occult. This spiritual zeitgeist inspired George Gurdjieff to develop the Fourth Way; exercises that can be incorporated into one’s daily life to remove yourself from a state of hypnotic waking sleep.
The Fourth Way: Hindu, Sufi, And Christian Esotericism
Deeply devoted spiritual practices often focus on either a detachment from the physical or a strict dominance over it. Georges Gurdjieff did not see these attempts to embrace a higher self as practical, believing instead that enlightenment could be achieved without asceticism.
Born in 1866 in Alexandropol, Armenia, Gurdjieff was inspired by the theosophical movement and decided to travel to Central Asia and the Middle East in search of esoteric spiritual leaders and seekers of truth. Upon his return, he penned a series of books that would become the foundation of his spiritual practice: The Fourth Way. The second book in the series and 1979 film, Meetings with Remarkable Men, detailed his encounters with spiritual leaders on his journey who were more likely fictional characters symbolic of the three “ways” preceding his.
During his travels, he was inspired by the spiritual ways of the fakir, monk, and yogi, though he saw their methods as only successful in achieving a fraction of development, with the more practical roots of their disciplines lost in antiquity. At the same time, he believed that the effects of modern technology and society were entrancing everyone into a hypnotic waking sleep.