Types of Readings

Click the links below to learn more about the different types of readings available. 

Live / Telephone Readings

 

From the perspective of accuracy - telephone readings and in-person readings are equal.

Spirit will speak to us whether regardless if you are sitting face to face with someone or they are thousands of miles away.

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Mediumship Readings

 
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A Medium is a specific type of psychic who specializes in communicating with loved ones in spirit.

 

A medium often gives evidential information and messages from friends and family members who have passed. 

Mediums sometimes also connect with spirit guides, angels, ascended masters or other beings who wish to offer guidance. 

Numerology Readings

 

Numerology is based on numbers having a mystical meaning. Your birthdate, your birth name and the name you use today, all translate into a specific unique number that describes your personality and your life purpose.

Online Readings

 

An online reading takes place via Zoom, Skype or

a similar video link. It is carried out in real time.  

 

It is similar to a telephone/ live reading but with two-way visual contact. It is much more like an in-person consultation.

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Oracle Readings

 

Oracle is a catch-all term for any divination tools or cards.

 

Many people have created decks or tools that can be used to bring in messages for the questioner. 

 

Tools can include anything from Goddess Decks to runes, to dowsing rods and much more.  Each reader finds tools that work for them and assist them in bringing forth healing and helpful messages.

Palmistry Readings

 

Palmistry is another popular method of psychic readings, involving characterization and foretelling of one's future through the study of the lines, shapes, wrinkles and curves on the palm. Palmistry does not require psychic ability, as it generally uses cold reading abilities and previous knowledge of the subject. Palmistry, like astrology is one of the most scientific types of psychic readings.

Past Life Readings

 

Many people in the spiritual community believe that we are capable of incarnating on the Earth more than once for the purpose of learning and growth. 

 

Some readers are able to relate information about an individual's past lives for the purpose of understanding issues that are going on in one's current life. 

 

There are various ways that readers may get this information, whether through psychic visions, spirit  guides, or through trance work such as Akashic Records readings.

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Picture Readings

 
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A picture reading is done from a personal photograph that you send either by email to the reader or via postal mail.

You will receive all information received from this reading in email form.

 

This type of reading takes approximately 3-5

days depending on how busy the medium is. 

Psychic Intuitive Readings

 

Almost all readers are psychic (unless they purely use cards or other tools and give only the exact meaning associated). Psychics can receive information in many different ways, through visions (either with the physical eyes or the mind's eye), through hearing messages from spirit guides, intuitive knowing, empathic feeling, and other ways. 

 

Psychics may also be mediums, but are not always. They may or may not use cards or other divination tools. 

Generally, psychics can help with most personal issues (love, career, health) and give some insight into possible future events.  A psychic may also be able to see energetic issues or blockages in the energy field. Each one is different.

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Psychometry Readings

 
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Psychometry is a form of psychic reading in which the reader claims to obtain details about another through physical contact with their possessions. 

 

Psychometry readers often ask the subject for their favorite and most meaningful objects, such as wedding rings, glasses, car keys, etc., for the reading.

 

The belief is that objects which are in close proximity

to a person for extended periods of time hold some of

that person's 'energy'.

 

This method has been used in attempts to locate missing persons.

Retrocognition Readings

 

This is the flip side of predicting the future.

 

Retrocognition takes a look into the past to read an individual’s past lives and experiences - and the non-

physical “life” between their past lives—in order to understand the causes of their current problems.

 

Retrocognition is a good option if you’re just trying to figure out why things have been playing out a certain way, if you’re feeling a bit star-crossed and want to know the reasons why. Sometimes the answers were written long before we stepped on the scene, and can be found in our past.

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Remote Viewing Readings

 

Remote viewing is a specialized clairvoyant skill that allows the psychic to travel “psychically” to another location to describe a scene or event.  Once the psychic is in the location they can read the past, present, and future of that location. 

 

Remote viewing is frequently used by psychic investigators to describe crime scenes and how crimes happen.  Further, it is used in past life regression sessions so that the psychic can reveal the clients past lives to them through the images they receive.

Rune Readings

 

Runes are an ancient form of oracle used by those seeking advice. Runes have a long history, dating back to ancient use by Germanic and Nordic tribes, and are still widely used in today’s society. Anyone can have a rune reading, but it’s also fun to be able to learn how to use them yourself. Here’s a guide to all you need to get started with using runes. 

 

From a divination perspective, rune reading is very similar to tarot reading in many ways. But the rich history, lore and spiritual references in runes are extremely different in nearly every way.

 

What Are Runes?

The word ‘rune’ simply means mystery, whisper or secret and it’s a form of divination or oracle reading system that’s used to help gain insight into situations or questions. 

What Can Runes Be Used For?

The runes can be used to help guide you through problems or issues and help show you what is likely to happen. They’re not a form of fortune-telling and don’t offer exact answers or give you advice - rather they offer different variables and suggest how you could behave if the event does occur. Runes are known for hinting towards answers, but leaving you to work out the details, which is where intuition is helpful.

Runic readers acknowledge that the future isn’t fixed and that individuals have the power to follow their own path and make their own decisions. So if you don’t like the guidance that a rune reading provides, you’ve got the power to change your direction, or your path, and follow a different route.

Runes can be used in many different situations. For example, one of the occasions when it can be useful to consult the runes is if you’re in a situation where you have limited information, or can only see an incomplete picture.

 

How Do Runes Work?

When you cast the runes, it’s not fortune-telling. The idea behind the way that runes work is that, as you ask a question or think about an issue, your conscious and unconscious minds are focused. When the runes are cast in front of you, they’re not totally random, but are choices that have been made by your subconscious.

Rune readings use individual runes which can be made from wood and stone however there are also many modern styles

available including plastic, glass and metal runes. Each rune is etched with a rune symbol which has its own magical significance or esoteric meaning.

 

The basic methodology of a rune reading is to create a rune spread or a rune cast, and to interpret the runes.

By casting the runes, and interpreting which runes were selected -- and where each rune is positioned -- a rune reader can gain spiritual insight into past and current events, and their outcomes.

Scrying Reading

 

The word “scrying” actually comes from the Old English word descry which means “to make out dimly” or “to reveal.” Therefore, scrying is about revealing the unseen through the use of our in-born second sight. Second sight is our capacity to see things that can’t usually be perceived through our five senses.

To be a scryer, you are crossing over to another consciousness, a mystical plain, and leaving behind your conscious mind. The formal definition being: “Scrying is the art of gazing into a dark mirror, water or crystal, going beyond the physical eyes and letting the inner psychic eye open allowing us to receive visions and information.”

To scry, you need a reflective surface as a medium you can gaze into. This is where the water, the candle’s flame, the mirror, or the crystal ball comes into play. The crystal ball is also used to communicate with the Divine. Through the crystal ball, the Divine can impart messages, lessons, warnings, and nuggets of wisdom. And in turn, you may communicate with the Divine through this very same medium.

Traditionally, scrying has been portrayed through the popular image of the psychic gazing over her crystal ball. But scrying, like all esoteric practices, is not about “seeing the future.” The future can’t be seen, it can only be speculated based on present moment information.

Usually, scrying is performed with the use of a reflective surface, such as a mirror, water or crystal globe. However, there are many other forms. Here are nine common types:

Wax – This is done by dripping wax onto a water surface. The scryer then interprets the images or words formed from the dried wax.

Cloud – Also called cloud gazing, this form of scrying involves observing clouds and the shapes they form. This is used to gather special information or knowledge.

Mirror – This is perhaps the most popular form of scrying. Also called catoptromancy, this involves relaxing your vision and staring into a mirror. After a while, images and scenes will begin to emerge.

 

Water – Staring into water, images can be perceived after a time. Objects such as pebbles can also be dropped into the water to create ripples. These ripples are then interpreted.

Oil – This form of scrying can involve pouring oil into a dish, rubbing it on the body, or coating a cup/plate. The scryer then observes the light reflected off the oil for information.

Fire – Possibly the most ancient form of scrying, this type of scrying involves gazing into fiery flames for visions. This can be done through the use of a simple candle or oil lamp. Bonus points if it’s a bonfire!

Smoke – As smoke rises from fire, its ethereal shapes present spiritual messages.

Crystal – This is the stereotypical form of scrying, but nonetheless very effective. It involves the use of a crystal object (usually a ball or globe) to gather special meaning.

Eye – This is unusual! Also called soul gazing, this form of scrying involves looking deep within a person’s eyes and observing the reflections.

Scrying helps us to get in touch with our unconscious minds: the realm of the soul. As such, it can be used as a powerful form of self-understanding and psychoanalysis. If you’re struggling to find direction, meaning or purpose in life, scrying could be a wonderful way to get in touch with your core needs, dreams and goals.

Spirit Animal Readings

 

For thousands of years, many cultures have honored the presence of Spirit Animals and believe that they accompany us through our lives to act as Guides and Teachers. The power and energy of animals can bring us wisdom and support in times of crisis or indecision, and help us find our highest paths as we move through the landscapes of our lives.

In a Spirit Animal Reading, the psychic / medium will  tap into the great assistance that is with you in the form of your Spirit Animal. Your Spirit Animal / Power Animal will bring forth helpful messages and information specific to you and your path.

 
Each person has a main Spirit Animal that is available to provide support and guidance throughout life, but additional Spirit Animals may step in at different times on your journey to offer information and assistance just when you need it most. In a Spirit Animal Reading, the animal that serves you best at this time is the one who will make their presence known. 

Spirit Art Readings

 

Some Mediums are able to draw or paint pictures of deceased loved ones, guides or other being who make themselves known in a reading.

 

This can be very powerful evidence of the continuity of life after death and also a precious keepsake of a loved one. 

Spiritual Psychic Intuitive Readings

 
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During a Spiritual Psychic Intuitive Reading the medium doesn't connect with loved ones during this time. Their focus is on you, and your soul's journey. This information this reading provides is mostly likely to encompass a wide area,  such as, personal, spiritual events, past, present, probably future events, and information for your soul's growth. This information may also included  career, health, and relationship.  

The information in the medium receives comes from the Divine source and the mediums the spiritual realm will only provide information that is beneficial to you and promotes your highest personal and spiritual growth. 

 

Psychics may also be mediums, but are not always. They may or may not use cards or other divination tools. 

Generally, psychics can help with most personal issues (love, career, health) and give some insight into possible future events.  A psychic may also be able to see energetic issues or blockages in the energy field. Each one is different.

Tarot Card Readings

 

Tarot is a specific divination tool among many. The Tarot comes in many forms and has a history dating back to the mid-fifteenth century. 

 

The Tarot is widely popular as a divination tool because it is incredibly versatile and

can be used to assist in answering almost any question. 

 

Tarot readers often use the cards in conjunction with psychic information to give a rich view of the questioner's  situation.

Tea Leaf Readings

 

Tea leaf reading is a divination or fortune-telling method that interprets patterns in tea leaves, coffee grounds, or wine sediments.

 

After a cup of tea has been poured, without using a tea strainer, the tea is drunk or poured away.

 

The cup should then be shaken well and any remaining liquid drained off in the saucer.

The tea leaf diviner now looks at the pattern of tea leaves in the cup and allows the imagination to play around [with] the shapes suggested by them. They might look like a letter, a heart shape, or a ring.

These shapes are then interpreted intuitively. 

Telepathy Readings

 

A telepath is a psychic who can receive psychic transmission based on thought patterns.

 

There are several different types of telepathy including latent, precognitive, and emotive.  Despite the difference in the labels, each type of telepathy receives its information from thought patterns (called PSI).   The Telepath can reveal what someone’s thoughts are in the past, present, and future.

Telephone Readings 

 
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From the perspective of accuracy - telephone readings and in-person readings are equal.

 

Spirit will speak to us whether regardless if you are sitting face to face with someone or they are thousands of miles away.

A Live Reading is a reading where you have the energy of Spirit (the messenger) and the energy of the Person (the message recipient) together, all in one place, all at the same time.

A live reading is an active, three-way link between yourself, the medium and those in Spirit.

 

The other type of reading is a distance reading, where the messenger (Spirit) and the medium deliver the information

to the message recipient (you) after their connection is complete, these are generally used for email or written messages to be delivered at another date, such as a book or publication.

A Live Reading is a live reading so long as all three parties are meeting at the same place, at the same time - even if that place is a non-physical virtual place - such as a telephone or webcall.

 

 It doesn’t matter if a Live Reading takes place in the same room, or thousands of miles away, because it is not the physical

bodies of two people that are connecting in a reading - it is the mind, hearts and Spirits of two people who are connecting in a reading. And this, can happen anywhere.

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