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Mediums ,getting a surname?

Discussion in 'General Afterlife Discussions' started by Storybud68, Oct 20, 2017.

  1. mac

    mac senior member Staff Member

    I understand the point you've made in your first sentence but let's be realistic. You don't actually know how you'll feel after you've passed over although you may find you're right. I don't disagree and what you've said makes sense while we're still alive in-the-body but after death we'll likely see things differently. And the reality appears to be that fewer first and last names are provided during mediumship than just the first name.

    As for your point in your first sentence of the second paragraph, well it's conjecture and our friends unseen may be trying a raft of ways to authenticate their existence but still failing. If it were simple and straightforward then surely trans-dimensional communication would be far more commonplace and evidential that it appears to be. Wouldn't you agree?

    I don't agree with your final point. Who would advise someone desperately trying to communicate their survival and presence to loved ones desperately hoping to hear from them? Their helpers/guides/teachers? That makes no sense at all - helpers are there to help and support, not to dissuade.
  2. GreenDragon

    GreenDragon New Member

    I don't know what "trans-dimensional communication" is Mac...never heard of it?

    Regarding "who would advise" well, as in this life ...those with experience.

    Surnames are seldom given (fact) and the main reason for that IMO is because pictures are the most common form of communication, there will be a number of reasons for that namely, when a medium first starts out the vast majority will/do not develop their listening. Pictures are easier and can be trusted more when dealing with problems of imagination....is it me?/or them?. Spirit people can help with pictures and on occasions will show the picture twice, show a picture your as sure as can be you've not imagined or when you look at a particular person in a group show it at that exact moment and occasionally you will see the picture outside of the mind but with sound, its much more difficult to overcome.
  3. Bill Z

    Bill Z Active Member

    Just my 2cents: Several mediums I've heard both alone and in groups have spoke the first name of a person correctly but also often times confused names like Fred instead of Frank, etc. We are all learning, them and us. We are all sharpening our skills (if that is part of our path) But after the medium would say a similar but not exact name they would go on to express things that only the transitioned person knew/experienced so there appeared to be definite contact.
    I look at the misconceptions and mistakes I make and
  4. mac

    mac senior member Staff Member

    trans-dimensional = communication across the dimensions = between here and 'over there'. Communication from those thought of as dead with those living in this world/dimension.

    My question was rhetorical and (my bad) I actually MEANT to ask: "Who would advise someone desperately trying to communicate their survival and presence to loved ones desperately hoping to hear from them (quoting your words now) "....not to even bother trying to get it over." ? Their helpers/guides/teachers? That makes no sense at all - helpers are there to help and support, not to dissuade those they're there to help from trying to communicate. (extra words added for clarity)


    conjecture - Where is your evidence of what you're asserting?

    conjecture ditto

    conjecture ditto

    fair comment - some may do what you say

    How does your mediumship work - clairvoyance or clairaudience or both?
  5. GreenDragon

    GreenDragon New Member

    Mac when you asked "who would advise", its was my mistake not to be clear in my reply...Those with experience on the other side will no doubt give the newcomers the heads up regarding sound stuff when trying to communicate through mediums. they probably don't listen...live and learn.

    My "evidence" is from personnel experience having attended my local spirituals church and from there becoming part of their weekly development group.

    My mediumship was mostly pictures as i described earlier, i have occasionally heard stuff but, i cant get over my own imagination. The only exception being the one (and only) time a fellow appeared in front of me and told me a clear fact about himself.
  6. mac

    mac senior member Staff Member

    Best not to assume your personal experience necessarily reflects the overall situation concerning mediumship. Also I expect what I mean by mediumship is likely different from what you mean.
  7. Shirley Shockley

    Shirley Shockley New Member

    My uncle has been to a psychic when he was going through some business related issue in his life. He faced financial crises due to it. Someone told him to talk to a psychic to know why he was facing these problems. He then found Voyance Direct from Martine Voyance by searching on the internet. Even this can be her surname. Psychics have six sense that can see our past as well as future. They can tell you what is not letting you live your life peacefully.
  8. mac

    mac senior member Staff Member

    caveat emptor

    Psychics, or for that matter, mediums MAY be able to help an individual but it's important to understand the nature of any 'advice' given. All psychics, or for that matter, mediums are not of equal calibre and none of them is able reliably to tell 'the future'. Just one reason for that is that there is no single future outcome anyway; what happens may be impacted by the actions of others so there are many potential futures. A good psychic with sound intuition/insight may read from an individual and help by suggesting possible courses of action - or things to avoid - but they don't necessarily know exactly what's right for you.

    By all means consult whomever you feel may be able to help you but always be cautious about any 'advice' you're given and evaluate whether it feels right for you.
  9. mac

    mac senior member Staff Member

    This is to try to help anyone unsure what various words imply. The word 'psychic' may be short for 'psychic medium'. A 'medium' may also be called a 'spiritual medium'. Is there a difference? Well, yes, but often the terms are used interchangeably.

    It's often said that a medium is psychic but not all psychics are mediums. Not particularly helpful until those words have been defined to some degree.

    Being psychic (or a psychic) infers an ability to discern information not available to most others, information learned directly from an individual and/or in some other non-physical way.

    Mediums ('spiritual mediums') also have psychic ability but additionally are able to communicate with individuals not living in this dimension. ('spirits') Information gained in that latter way may be intended for a specific individual and such mediumship may be termed 'evidential mediumship'. Evidence of the identity of a spirit is a vital part of such information. (message)

    A psychic may also enjoy guidance from spirits but doesn't provide information in the way a medium does. A psychic may use her/his intuituion and experience to offer help to a seeker but doesn't give a message in the way a medium does.

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