Subtle Spirits and Subtle Energy released!

A few years ago I started a book under the working title The Harmonious Haunting. In that book, aimed at the general public (rather than psychics or occultists) I sought to detail the most common kinds of spirits found in haunted locations, and to describe a basic form of ritual magic that could be used to work with them. I then traveled to India on Buddhist business, and then returned to get my master’s degree at Atlantic University. Last year was a busy year! I’ve now finished working on Subtle Spirits: a Handbook of Hauntings, Spirits, and Mediumship. The first…

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Steiner and the Energy Body

Everything is about models in dealing with psychic energy. We have no way to detect psi with instruments and no methods for quantifying it. It can be qualified, but it has a pernicious habit of defying those qualifications. Even the word “energy” is ambiguous. We conceive of it as an energy and in many ways it behaves like one; but it doesn’t follow the laws of physics in all cases. It behaves as a particle or as a wave, and our mind’s imbue it with properties that sometimes resemble a solid, sometimes a liquid, sometimes a gas, and sometimes something…

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Mindset in Psi Development

There’s a constant issue with how we have to conduct parapsychological research and how this contradicts with learning psi skills: mindset. Parapsychology requires that we perform statistically measurable tasks to demonstrate an effect that is better than we’d expect by chance. This means repetitive tasks and, usually, boring ones. But the other problem here is it contributes, early in our development, to an idea that we’re either psychic or we’re not. The idea that we’re psychic or we’re not is pretty common. We see the psychic as a special person with special abilities or “gifts” that let him or her…

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