Oh Say, Can You See??

September 11, 2021

I’ve been grimly ignoring the pull to read stories about the 20th anniversary of the 9/11/2001 events. Sure, I remember where I was when I turned on the TV to watch the second tower come down in real time. I remember Peter Jennings saying, ”Oh. My. God.” But, I didn’t want to go there today. It’s been a beautiful day. I went to the Farmer’s Market, bought gorgeous fruit, took a walk at the park. And yet….

A strange malaise has hovered over me all day. I felt weepy and forlorn. Just tired, I told myself. Get over it. Go to bed early, I said. But tonight, it finally rose into my consciousness—I’m part of the collective sadness of the heinous anniversary. The day the unthinkable happened and the world entered a very dark road we still walk. For the twenty year perspective reviews all that came after. First, the initial destruction and bewilderment of the plane crashes and immediate losses of life.

But what came after was insidious and perhaps more evil than the initial event. The US embarked on aggressive wars in foreign lands against undefined enemies. We invaded Iraq on a fake quest for ”weapons of mass destruction” and chased Saddam Hussein into a hole in the ground. Then quickly executed him.

Our young men and women responded to the call to “defend freedom” to die along the hot dusty roads and villages of Iraq and Afghanistan. The war machine cranked out millions of dollars for guns, tanks, and weaponry. Faceless CEOs lapped at the American war trough. A generation of America’s finest died or came home missing limbs from ied’s and terrorized by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The recent ignoble retreat from Afghanistan insures a legacy of hardship and misery for the allies we left behind. Good luck with all that.

Excuse me if I’ve gotten just a little jaded about the kindly intention of the actions of the United States government. Pardon my skepticism at the words uttered by the powers-that-be. I’ve been through Richard Nixon, Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, and the surreal Trump years. And sorry to say Uncle Joe Biden appears to be taking suppression and government control to even greater heights. At this point, I’m frankly pissed off, to put it delicately.

And yet, for the human race, I have hope. For despite the ugly revelations of the Old Guard, I see people striving toward mental and spiritual freedom. The Native American Water Protectors are rising up, finding their long-forgotten power. Women strain against eons of control and debasement. Racism is exposed and denounced. Climate change is kicking our butt. We’re still on a wild societal roller coaster ride. But I think we are beginning to realize we are all in this together.

We live on a small planet. What happens in a market place in China quickly fans across the globe. Social media puts us in instant contact with fellow Tik-Tokers two continents away. The basic desires of humanity for family, shelter, security and peace unites us all.

I can’t control my government, but I can embrace what is in my sphere of influence and give it my highest regard. Whether it’s through my time and energy with my family and friends, positive acts in the community or even creating something on my blog or YouTube channel to raise the collective consciousness, I’m giving it my best shot.

This world is what we make it. Let’s learn from the lessons of the last twenty years. We can do better. We can be better. I know we can.

Bright Blessings— Dana Taylor

What A Medium Wants You To Know

I was driving my friend, Helen, around the North Shore of Oahu to see the tropical sights a couple of years ago. As I maneuvered the twisty roads, she casually said, “Oh, your grandfather on your mother’s side just popped in.”

Helen of Ripples of Light

That might sound quite startling, but Helen is an energy healer and a trained medium. Her healing skills have had a profound impact on my life, chronicled in my book, Ever-Flowing Streams: Christ, Reiki, Reincarnation and Me. In a recent Skype call, we primarily discussed her work as a medium and what she would like people to understand about spirit communication. I asked her why she developed her mediumship skills.

She said, “I’ve found it is a way for me to use my gifts to offer people peace. A woman told me, I can get a good night’s sleep. Often people get stuck in their grief, guilt or unforgiveness. A session of spirit communication can offer a release and path to healing.”

Helen has encountered spirits who have passed over in many ways–including, illness, accidents, abortion, and suicide. Departed loved ones often convey similar messages–they are doing well. They’re not holding grudges. Aborted children might present themselves as a young person, usually to say they are fine and still a part of the family. Most abortions are not done lightly. Circumstances can seem impossible to a pregnant woman facing the responsibility of raising a child. Women often carry abortion guilt for the rest of their lives. Communication from that child’s spirit can bring immense healing.

One thing Helen emphasizes on her website, Ripples of Light, is not to give her information about potential spirits who may come through. She likes to have a clean mental slate.

“Clients are very vulnerable and often nervous when they come for a reading. They begin spouting information just as I am tuning into the situation. I always advise, hold on for a few minutes and see what messages come through first!  It is a stronger validation if I can tell them their father died in bed with a heart condition, than if they tell me and I agree!

Spirit communication is not like talking on the phone. It is a language of images, symbols, and impressions. A medium may sense the person in spirit’s feelings, rather than getting a verbal communication. Mediums rely on a variety of senses, and it can vary depending on the medium’s strengths and the person in spirit.  A medium can hear, see, smell/taste, know, or feel the message.  If your Dad wasn’t a chatty soul in life, chances are that he will give his messages through a sense of knowing, or by sending pictures.  I encourage people to be patient in a mediumship session, and let it unfold.

It’s also best not to come with with specific expectations. There’s no guarantee that your grandmother will show up and tell you where she hid the family jewels. Spirit communication, like energy healing, is free flowing and often unexpected. Usually, it is just what the clients need to hear, whether they understand it or not at the time.”

Helen is also an animal communicator, both with the living and the dead. Here is one testimonial from Ripples of Light:

“One of our cats went missing and we were all devastated, we put up posters all over the town and we searched everywhere… But no Mr. Tibs… Helen called me and broke the news that he would not be coming home as he had contacted her spiritually to ask her to tell me he was in cat heaven and was okay.  After lots of tears, I asked Helen where his body was and even though she said that where his body was wasn’t as important as where his soul was, I needed to know, as I needed closure.  Helen described to me where to find him (we live in England!) so off my hubby went and within 10 minutes he called me to say he had found him exactly where Helen has said he was.  We were then able to bring him home and make him a grave.  Helen has an amazing gift.” AT, Lincolnshire, England

To hone her craft, Helen has taken courses from from several of the most renowned spirit communication teachers in the world, including James Van Praagh. She is a Reiki master and offers energy healing through her website, Ripples of Light. Though she was born in Leicester, England, she is an American citizen and has lived in Oklahoma for two decades. Her accent and demeanor still resonate her English roots. Through the years, I’ve come to think of her as my magical Mary Poppins.

Dana and Helen at the Chinese Cemetery in Manoa Valley, Oahu

On that ride along the North Shore, my grandfather shared information about my mother that was very healing to me. The greatest gift is knowing my family is still with me. I am never alone.

Helen offers in-person sessions in Moore, Oklahoma and is trained in platform mediumship readings for groups. She is reaching beyond the Oklahoma borders through Ripples of Light website. Her healing sessions are available via Zoom, Skype and FaceTime. Treat yourself to a session for healing of the mind, body and spirit. Book your appointment today.

Find Helen at Ripples of Light at https://ripplesoflightok.com/

Follow Helen on FaceBook at https://www.facebook.com/ripplesoflight

Read how I met Helen and the many ways she changed my life in Ever-Flowing Streams: Christ, Reiki, Reincarnation & Me

Feeling More Multi-dimensional These Days?

by Dana Taylor
The night is dark, the covers warm. I rouse to consciousness. A wave of energy enters my head, tingles my skull and travels down my body. It swells in a crescendo of electricity, charging my hands and feet. A burst of energy jolts from my solar plexus, like a splash hitting the shore. The power diminishes and pulls back. I lie there and feel the fading ripples. Pleasant. Refreshing. Perplexing. I wonder what that’s about?
In the past year, those “energy blooms,” as I call them, have become part of my new multi-dimensional normal. I suspect I’m not the only sensitive experiencing new energetic phenomena.

A Year of Sudden Change

Like the rest of the planet, COVID-19 upended my world. In March of 2020 I was living in Honolulu, having moved there six years earlier as a new widow. I built a pleasant life. President of a women’s chorus, busy with rehearsals, board meetings and show plans. I’d found a metaphysical spiritual home at Unity Church of Hawaii and participated in a joyful, sometimes hilarious, children’s chapel service every Thursday morning. I met gal pals at restaurants before seeing a show or movie. And, oh yes, I swam in the warm ocean. Suddenly, that life was over. Within the span of two weeks, Hawaii went from having the lowest unemployment rate, to the highest in the nation. Hotels and restaurants shut down. Beaches and streets lay eerily deserted.
I isolated in my apartment, more fortunate than most. My view included the ocean and distant islands. On a clear day, I could see Maui. But, isolation is isolation. Added to that, pandemic stress caused a blow-up with my closest friend, tumbling me into sadness and confusion. Insomnia plunged me into a listless, daily fog. April and May crept along.
Trying to find my footing, I spent a lot of time in meditation. YouTube transmissions by Steve Nobel became a lifeline. (See post Beam Me Up, Steve Nobel). In some quantum physicy way, Steve manages to record energy-infused meditations. He builds an angelic power grid and sends healing frequencies into the ether. Or something like that. Steve’s meditations pack an energetic punch. Additionally, I spent time simply sitting on my couch, eyes closed, spirit open, welcoming Christ consciousness to aid in the healing of the planet through prayer. The days and hours floated away. I gave myself over to a Higher Power and incrementally grew in the process.
I also came together with new prayer partners through Zoom. We hunkered down with our lists of people in need, including a variety of Covid patients from around the world. Aunties, cousins, friends of friends. My mornings included an hour for the prayer list. Covid became a Supernal Adventure in prayer. There appear to be layers of susceptibility with Covid, both physical and emotional. Some patients require weeks of relentless energy treatments. We persevered with people later considered “miracles” of survival. I have some intuitive impressions about the whole handling of this virus, but I’ll keep them to myself for now.
By the end of May, I’d made up with my friend, but it was clear I needed to leave the island where my activities were at a standstill. At least on the mainland in Missouri, I could make myself useful with my older daughter’s family. I spent the summer in the woods, hanging out with my two oldest grand kids, swimming in their pool. Feeding the not-so-feral cats and raccoons. And I continued praying and sending healing energy.

Increased Multi-dimensionality

The expanded focus on prayer, meditation, and healing energy transmission increased my “multi-dimensionality” (new word I made up). I suspect I’m simply one of thousands of Lightworkers operating in “new normals” such as:
Enhanced physical energy sensations such as jolts, heat, tingling and mirrored pain. To illustrate, I picked up “ghost” shoulder pain in a client on my massage table. That guided me in working the area with healing frequencies, along with the mental images of healing the tissues and opening energy blockages. Once the ghost pain cleared, I knew we’d made progress.
Clearer information downloads and impressions regarding emotional connections to illness. For example, a friend asked me to send healing energy to her son, who had been in a serious motor cycle accident. Over the course of several days, the sessions played movies in my mind–the impact of the crash, the cycle crushing his chest, injury to the neck, organ damage. Each day I received different specific things to heal. One day it seemed I was holding his large hands, could almost feel the touch. As it turned out, he underwent a hand surgery that day. I came to “know” his personality and emotions during that period.
Light language manifestation. At one point a new spirit language circled in my mind and then gushed from my throat. I chanted and sang in an unknown tongue, accompanied by energy jolts. I recorded a few sessions and shared them with friends. Interesting and inexplicable.
Animal communication. That has not been a strong gift for me. But recently a friend asked me to send healing energy to her limping pet peacock, Blueberry. I pictured Blueberry and there was a moment when I suddenly connected with him. His haughty personality came through clear and strong. He feels greatly superior to his fowl friends. I saw he picks through his food to find some larger grains that are his favorite. I asked my friend about that. She confirmed she adds sunflower seeds to the regular chicken feed. I also saw some torn tissue in his leg and sent him healing energy. I’m happy to report Blueberry is on the mend.
Manifesting Material Needs. Whatever I need seems to come into my reality fairly quickly and easily. (And I’m not talking about ordering stuff from Amazon, although I’ve certainly mastered that skill.) The most impressive example is my current living situation. By the fall of 2020, circumstances pointed to moving to San Jose to be near my expecting-baby-#4 younger daughter. I felt my best bet was to place a well-written ad in Craig’s List. One Friday morning in October, intuition whispered, Post the ad today. I created a headline naming a certain elementary school, Do You Live Near….? On Saturday morning my now-housemate happened over to Craig’s List looking up the cat adoption postings. As it turned out, she got me instead of a cat. She rarely looks at Craig’s List, but “something” put the notion in her mind. I moved into her lovely hillside home in November overlooking the Silicon Valley. My room is cozy and there’s even a grand piano to play in the living room. Seeing a daily parade of wild turkeys crossing into the meadows is an added bonus. My daughter’s house is a four minute drive away. It’s worked out better than I imagined.

Blessings in Disguise

Though I was gobsmacked by the early days of the pandemic and certainly distressed with many unfolding events, I have to say, personally, I have been exceedingly blessed this year. The friends and family who contracted Covid-19 have recovered. My newest grandson joined his boisterous family with joy and celebration.
Connection to Spirit has strengthened. I’m taking “energy blooms” and enhanced multi-dimensional skills in stride. Social media reveals thousands of other Lightworkers are now on the planet quietly working for the greater good. If you’ve had similar experiences, feel free to share in the comments. What is your “new multi-dimensional normal”?
Bright Blessings,
Dana Taylor

Ever-Flowing Streams: Christ, Reiki, Reincarnation & Me ~ A Spiritual Memoir

Send Healing Energy Meditation

by Dana TaylorPart Two in a Series

I’ve been asked how I send distance healing to others. Below is a teaching meditation to help people learn how to tap into the quantum fields and send healing energy. In my experience, it is an act of co-creation with Spirit. Those of us who devote time and energy to distance healing all develop our own ways of connecting and transmitting. Often a healing session will take on a life of its own, sending images, information, and instruction. They can be quite the Supernal Adventure! I hope you find this helpful.
Bright Blessings– Dana

40 Years of Channeling Bashar

Film Review by Dana Taylor
In some circles, like mine, channeling is No Big Deal. In the last forty years I’ve run the gamut of Edgar Cayce, Jane Roberts (Seth Books), Abraham-Esther Hicks, Lee Carroll/Kryon, and A Course in Miracles. Hence, the life work of Darryl Anka channeling Bashar lacks any credibility gap for me. (Also my closest friends sometimes channel, which was, admittedly, startling the first few times.) Though I’ve been aware of Anka and Bashar, watched some interviews and channeling sessions, I’ve not been a devotee. Part of the reason, has been I’ve been late to the party and not known where to jump into the material.
Darryl Anka
This week in browsing the films available at Gaia, I happened across the docu-drama, First Contact, written and directed by Darryl Anka. Anka lays out his life as a channel for Bashar, from first encounter to an overview of the whole Bashar experience. Anka spent a few years in the film industry, so the overall professional feel to the production is a step above much of the YouTube homemade fare. Employing actor James Woods as the narrator also raises the bar of watchability.
While many channeled entities identify themselves as angelic, ascended masters, or a collective intelligence, Bashar is an extraterrestrial, one of the “Grey” ETs, as they have been dubbed on planet earth. He has a whole backstory of his civilization that is the stuff of true sci-fi. Interestingly, I found that segment giving me the most internal push back. I recognized the successful programming of the establishment in my psyche to immediately dismiss such claims as ludicrous. Keeping an open mind can be a struggle.
Hang in there, because ensuing material regarding quantum states, space travel, physical reality, the nature of time, and more, are thought provoking for the supernal adventurer. Anka comes across as an ordinary person living an extraordinary life, not so very different from my friends, just much more public.
Anka and I are about the same age, both raised in Southern California. We were allowed to be open to multidimensional experiences, without fear of condemnation, shame or ridicule. Or being burned at the stake.
First Contact offers an intriguing peek into the world of channeling. It’s available at both Gaia and Amazon Prime Video. Reading the reviews at Amazon reveal the chasm of belief systems. While 56% of reviews give it 5 stars, 25% of reviews rate it with 1 star and often angry words (“trash,” “psychotic,” “fake”).
My advice is judge for yourself.

Available at Amazon Prime Video and Gaia

Bright Blessings,
Dana Taylor

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New Channeled Messages From Tina Louise Spalding

I first became aware of trance channel Tina Louise Spalding a few years ago when I read her thought provoking, controversial book, Jesus, My Autobiography (see my review here). At the time she had a small YouTube following, which has now blossomed to 23,000 plus. Trance channels are ubiquitous on YouTube.  All channeling entities must utilize the vocabulary and mental capacity of their hosts. From my observation, the ego and personality of the host can muddy the material. One of things I like about Tina is her apparent lack of ego. Her years of studying A Course in Miracles has freed her from the fear of rejection or the need for approval where most people dwell.

Tina is focusing on fulfilling her life purpose as a trance channel. She gets out of the way and allows the material to come through. She isn’t caught up in branding herself or being anyone’s guru. While she has channeled a group entity (Ananda), some celebrities, she’s mostly channeling Jesus nowadays. In January of 2019 she began a daily reading of the lessons of A Course in Miracles, which was followed by short commentaries from Jesus. Her daily discipline of recording and posting despite personal distractions and obligations is admirable. Surely she had some “gimme a break, Jesus” days. But she carried on and the material is now a full, viable companion to A Course in Miracles entitled A Year of Forgiveness, available as a Kindle e-book. A hardback paperback is expected in October. The original YouTube videos are still available.

Jesus gave her a few months off, but now He is back with two daily commentaries in a series which began on September 7, 2020. Spalding has committed to recording morning and evening messages from Jesus for 40 Days and 40 Nights. The intent behind the messages is helping humanity adjust to current events and upheavals of The Shift. 2020 is certainly a year of great change. Life will be forever altered for everyone at some level. Many of the spiritual community speak of the Awakening and moving from a 3-D existence to a 5-D world ala Kryon, Steve Nobel and others. The Jesus coming through Spalding paints an awareness that people are fearful and confused. Some may hang on to their sense of loss, whether it be a job, loved ones, or homes, and never get past the pain. This Jesus points out the mental programming that has influenced thinking from parents, school, governments, and media. It’s time to develop critical thinking.

40 Days and 40 Nights promises to be thought-provoking with possibly more than a few Aha! moments. The Jesus message of forgiveness, hope and love comes shining through.

If you’re looking for a fresh Supernal Adventure, explore the messages coming through Tina Louise Spalding.

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