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Clairaudience

Clairaudience is the ability to hear beyond the normal range of hearing. Hearing is not an accurate word to use to describe Clairaudience as you are not hearing with your ears. It is a sound picked up through thought projection in the mind. There are different levels of Clairaudience ranging from hearing the odd sound or voice to full conversations being heard. There are two types of Clairaudience; subjective and objective, subjective being internally heard in the mind, objective is heard externally, the sound does not sound like it’s coming from the mind but around a person. Just as if a person was talking to you, the sound is outside of oneself.

Just as in any Clair-ability it can be vastly different how each person may experience it. Some people hear in first voice, their own. So a thought projection has been received but interpreted through their voice. Sometimes Clairaudience can be experienced just as in normal conversation with another; hearing the individuals voice coming through the mind. The individuals tone, pitch, cadence is heard clearly. This of course means that the receiver can tell whether it’s a male or female voice and get an immediate understanding of the spirits general approach or feeling. Just the same as if another person is talking to you, it’s exactly like that. If a person is talking to us and we close our eyes although we have lost visual clues through body language or facial expression; we are still able to accurately guess whether the person is joking, serious or highly emotional.

That is how it is for hearing a spirits voice and how I hear Clairaudiently. I know if there is shock or fear from the spirits tone as they express their emotions through the voice just as we do. If feeling panicked for example; the speed would be quickened, the pitch raised and be highly emotionally charged. A voice can give a lot away apart from the actual words spoken.

There are various sounds that can be picked up with objective Clairaudience which you don’t tend to hear with subjective Clairaudience. I have heard whistling numerous times either on an E.V.P (electronic voice phenomena; digital recording) or through objective hearing. Occasionally I’ve heard a cough or clearing of the throat but the throat clearing was an exaggerated noise made to draw attention in a ‘ahem, excuse me’ type of way! I’ve also heard someone stood at the foot of my bed and hum a tune quite loudly. My names been called on past occasions and I’ve also heard bangs, chimes and a sound of a gong right in front of where I stood.

When spirit talk to me it is clear to them whether I have picked it up correctly. This is because they have a link to my mind and can ‘hear’ my thoughts when communicating. Also I will answer back or ask for clarification either through my mind or aloud. When they speak to me the sentence spoken will be repeated on a loop and sometimes slowed down or split for me to establish what is being said. As soon as I get it they immediately move on to the next sentence. Spirits have great abilities when using sound and I have a couple of recordings by accident; one on my answering machine message and one on video. With the answer machine message this male voice answered back to the message leaver although she could not hear it, he then overlapped, obliterated her voice and spoke his words. I find it truly fascinating how this is done; the science of it I can’t claim to understand.

A lot of people experience the first signs of Clairaudience through hearing ticking, clicking, hissing or whooshing noises in their ears. I haven’t personally experienced this so can only go by what others say. I know that sometimes it is taken as a method of communication by the receiver. I know of a few people who are open to spirit and on a spiritual path that experience this and I tend not to believe in coincidence. So believe that it is indicative of an ability that has not yet been developed.

Clairsentience

The word ‘clair’ means clear; the word ‘sentient’ means feeling, clear feeling. Clairsentience is an ability that covers a wide area of emotional senses. It is the ability to feel beyond the five senses. It enables a person to be able to pick up feelings; health, emotions and or understandings of another’s state of being. That can be either a person in the physical or a person in spirit. Equally information from an object can be sensed or feelings and emotions can be picked up from a place whether that is past, present or future. Clairsentience enables the person to feel energy vibrations from another and whether the person is of good or bad intention or what emotional state they are in. That is for humans and spirit alike. There is also often openness to the spirit that allows the Clairsentient person to feel tingling sensations on the head, or hands, face or body.

The physical sensations that can be felt with Clairsentience are a feeling of a pressure or tightness, like a band around the head. Tingling also is often felt at the top of the head, the crown area, which is where the crown chakra is located, one of the seven major chakras. This chakra is open to the divine; it’s where we receive divine energy and information. When a person feels this tingling sensation it is often a sign that the crown chakra is opening and the person is becoming open to receiving from the divine.

How many times in your life have you just ‘felt’ something about another? Maybe had a bad feeling about someone who you may have never met before. The more in tune you are, the stronger you will feel this. Some people find it a hard part of Clairsentience to deal with and that is understandable. If everyone was full of good intentions and joy and love it would be easy but that is not the case and a Clairsentient person cannot control who they pick up vibrations from. It is wise to self protect with a visual energy shield around you if you are extremely receptive and open.

Clairsentience also brings with it a sense of knowing about people that aren’t always around you, distance is not an object. Especially if there is a love link between the Clairsentient and who they are receiving about. It can be as simple as knowing when a person is returning home or an awareness of concern about another without seeing them or speaking to them. You can find yourself thinking and worrying about another and not be sure why but have a sense of unease and concern. On following this up it normally is a founded concern.

How do we pick these things up? We are made of energy just as everything that exists is and we exist with an energy field that surrounds us, the human aura. If we have a love connection with someone then there is a link between us, a love link. We are open and receptive in many ways to the individuals we love and are able to receive feelings from loved ones. It can even be if someone is thinking about you, suddenly that person is in our minds. It could be that we are picking up the others thoughts albeit loosely. The link we have with loved ones is strong.

Clairsentience can be a very emotional experience and because a person is so in tune and open, sensitivity increases. Sensitivity about the world around us; tragedy and the sadness of events and experiences can become almost unbearable. Something which saddens a non Clairsentient person can cut to the quick for one who is. It’s like taking sadness of an event; others emotions, personally, as though it has happened to you. A person who gets affected like this, tends to avoid exposing themselves to frequent unhappy news. It’s not a case of being naive and burying their heads in the sand, it’s a necessary method of keeping things on an even keel. I find I do this and allow myself a rationed exposure to news and events of a distressing kind. It’s not wearing rose tinted glasses and pretending everything is lovely and jolly in the world. It’s another form of self protection of the emotions.

There are officially two types of Clairsentience which are Sense Projection and Sense Extension. These are certainly not a description of the limitations of Clairsentience. If a psychic was to use sense projection they would be able to project their senses a distance away from the body. There needs to be an object, location or person the psychic is very familiar with. Once the psychic has projected to the target place they are able to sense things about the location as though they are there.

Sense extension is the ability to extend the senses a short distance away from the body. The normal barriers that block from seeing like a door do not affect information received, if the psychic would be able to see the door from their position then the senses extended would be used as far as can be seen without a door or wall blocking them. The sense of sight is not being used. Whatever was on the other side of that door would be seen or known by the psychic.

On more than a few occasions I’ve experienced my Clairsentience at work. Using a simple example; being out somewhere and suddenly feeling a discomfort but not knowing what, only to turn around and find a person staring intently at me. Most people have experienced this at some time, although maybe many people don’t recognise this as clairsentience. I’ve also been on the receiving end of a clairsentient person who picked up from me. I was on a coach and was sat at the back and decided to make use of the time and proceeded to pick someone out to focus on. This was an experiment to see if I could pick up a persons vibration. I picked out a man halfway down the coach. I sat there looking at the back of his head and within a minute of focusing on him he suddenly turned right round and stared right at me! Oops! He felt a sense and knew where it was coming from.

Clairsentience is not an area which is black and white, there are vast areas that it covers so is a hard Clair to pinpoint specifically. There are almost certainly areas that I have not covered that are part of Clairaudience. The main importance of understanding it is to understand that it is the ability to feel from another using a sense that is beyond our five senses.

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I am definitely going to try this!

Tea kettle essential oil distiller | Cheryl’s Delights.

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Ever wondered what do when you are in the midst of cooking and you have a power cut? Just make sure you have a log though. 😉

I do love this idea. Can imagine sitting around it in the midst of winter.

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LUPERCALIA

When Rome was first founded it was surrounded by a wilderness. Great packs of wolves roamed over the countryside. Among their many gods the Romans had one named Lupercus who watched over the shepherds and their flocks. In his honour they held a great feast in February of each year and called it the Lupercalia. The Lupercalia festival was an echo of the days when Rome consisted of a group of shepherd folk that lived on a hill now known as Palantine. On the calendar used back in those days, February came later than it does today, so Lupercalia was a spring festival.Some believe the festival honored Faunus, who like the Greek Pan, was a god of herds and crops, But the origin of Lupercalia is so ancient that even scholars of the last century before Christ were never sure.There is no question about its importance. Records show, for instance, that Mark Antony, an important Roman, was master of the Luperci College of Priests. He chose the Lupercalia festival of the year 44BC as the proper time for offering the crown to Julius Caesar.Each year, on February 15, the Luperci priests gathered on the Palantine at the cave of Lupercal. Here, according to legend, Romulus and Remus, founders of Rome, had been nursed by a mother wolf. In Latin, the word lupus is the word for wolf.

Some of the rituals involved youths of noble birth running through the streets with goatskin thongs. Young women would crowd the street in the hope of being lashed with the sacred thongs as it was believed to make them better able to bear children. The goatskin thongs were known as the februa and the lashing the februatio, both coming from a Latin word meaning to purify. The name of the month February comes from this meaning.

Long after Rome became a walled city and the seat of a powerful empire, the Lupercalia lived on. When Roman armies invaded France and Britain, they took the Lupercalia customs there. One of these is believed to be a lottery where the names of Roman maidens were placed in a box and drawn out by the young men. Each man accepted the girl whose name he drew as his love – for a year or longer.

ST VALENTINE
Also known as Valentine of Terni, Valentine of Rome

Confusion surrounds exactly who St Valentine was. According to the Catholic Encyclopaedia, at least three Saint Valentines are mentioned in the early martyrologies under the date of 14 February. One is described as a priest at Rome, another as a Bishop of Interamna (now Terni in Italy) and the other lived and died in Africa.

The Bishop of Interamna is most widely accepted as the basis of the modern saint. He was an early Christian martyr who lived in northern Italy in the third century and was put to death on 14 February around 270AD on the orders of emperor Claudius the Second for flouting the ban on Christianity.

However, though Valentine of Terni and Valentine of Rome have separate entries in martyrologies and biographies, most scholars believe they are the same person.

THE STORY OF THE PRIEST CALLED VALENTINE

In the city of Rome in the years around 270AD there lived an Emperor named Claudius. He is known in history
as Claudius the Cruel.

Near his palace was a beautiful temple where the priest Valentine served. The Romans loved him dearly and assembled in the temple to hear his words. Before the fire that always burned on the altar they knelt to ask his blessing. Rich and poor, wise and ignorant, old and young, noble and common people they all flocked to Valentine.

Wars broke out in the Roman Empire. Claudius summoned the citizens forth to battle and year after year the fighting continued. Many of the Romans were unwilling to go. The married men did not want to leave their families. The younger men did not wish to leave their sweethearts. The Emperor was angry when soldiers were too few. He ordered that no marriages should be celebrated and that all engagements must be broken off immediately.

Now the good priest Valentine heard of the Emperor’s command and was very sad. When a young couple came to the temple, he secretly united them in marriage in front of the sacred altar. Another pair sought his aid and in secret he wedded them. Others came and quietly were married. Valentine was the friend of lovers in every district of Rome.

But, such secrets could not be kept for long in Rome. At last word of Valentine’s acts reached the palace and Claudius the Cruel was angry, exceedingly angry. He summoned his soldiers. “Go! Take that priest in the temple! Cast him into a dungeon! No man in Rome, priest or not, shall disobey my commands!”

Valentine was dragged from the temple, away from the altar where a young maiden and a Roman youth stood, ready to be married, and the soldiers took him off to prison.

Many asked Claudius to release Valentine but Claudius refused to do so, and in a dungeon Valentine languished and died. His devoted friends buried him in the church of St. Praxedes. When you go to Rome you can see the very place.
It was the year 270AD, on the 14th of February.

VALENTINE THE BISHOP

Another story says that Valentine was one of the early Christians in those far-away days when that meant danger and death. For helping some Christian martyrs he was seized, dragged before the Prefect of Rome and cast into jail. There he cured the keeper’s daughter of blindness. When the cruel emperor learned of this miracle he gave orders that Valentine should be beheaded. The morning of the execution, he is said to have sent the keeper’s daughter a farewell message signed, “From your Valentine.”

After Christianity was firmly established the priests wanted the people to forget the old heathen gods. But they did not wish to do away with all their feasts and sports. So they kept the Lupercalia and called it Valentine’s Day.

BE MY VALENTINE!

During the medieval days of chivalry, the names of English maidens and bachelors were put into the box and drawn out in pairs. Each couple exchanged gifts. The girl became the man’s valentine for that year. On his sleeve he wore her name and it was his bounded duty to attend and protect her.

This old, old custom of drawing names on the fourteenth of February was considered a good omen for love. It often foretold a wedding. For since the beginning of things this has been lovers’ day, a time for loving, for giving and receiving love tokens.

MODERN VALENTINES

History tells us the first modern valentines date from the early years of the fifteenth century. The young French Duke of Orleans, captured at the battle of Agincourt, was kept a prisoner in the Tower of London for many years. He wrote poem after poem to his wife, real valentines. About sixty of them remain. These can be seen among the royal papers in the British Museum.

Flowers as valentines appear nearly two hundred years later. A daughter of Henry IV of France gave a party in honor of St Valentine. Each lady received a beautiful bouquet of flowers from the man chosen as her valentine.

So from Italy, France and England came the pretty custom of sending our friends loving messages on this day. With flowers, with heart-shaped candies, and with valentine cards we honour the good priest who disobeyed Claudius the Cruel.

THE VALENTINE CARD

By the 17th century, handmade cards were oversized and elaborate, while store-bought ones were smaller and costly.

But printers were already beginning to produce a limited number of cards with verses and sketches.

The real revolution came in the early 19th century with a reduction in postal rates. This helped to establish the custom of sending anonymous messages or cards to those one admired.

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Abracadabra


A magical spell consisting of a single word, which was popular in medieval times to get rid of
illness, misfortune or demons. The word is inscribed on an amulet (see amulets) or written out on paper in a
magical inverted triangle, in which one letter of the word is dropped in each succeeding line, until nothing is left.
The evil is supposed to fade away just as the word does. The diminishing word technique is used in many other
spells for the same purposes.

In medieval times, abracadabra was believed to ward off the plague. The triangle was written on a piece of paper,
which was tied around the neck with flax and worn for nine days, then tossed backwards over the shoulder
into a stream of water running toward the east. The word’s origin is unknown. It is said by some to
have been invented around 208 by Quintus Serenus Sammonicus, physician to the Roman emperor Severus, as a
cure for fever. Some hold that Sammonicus merely borrowed a formula that was much older.

According to others, the word comes from the old Aramaic phrase, abhadda kedhabhra, “disappear like
this word,” or the Hebrew phrase abreq ad habra, “hurl your thunderbolt even unto death.” It is also said to be
derived from the name Abraxas, the Gnostic god who appears on charms against the evil eye dating from the
second century. Another possibility is that it is the name of some long-forgotten demon. Increase Mather dismissed
it as a “hobgoblin word” that had no power at all.

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