Spirit Evocation

For those spirits who don't appear spontaneously there is the route of evocation, which basically means calling upon a certain spirit (or group of spirits) to appear to the medium. There are advantages and disadvantages to both the spontaneous and evocation routes. For instance, with spontaneous manifestations we are at more of a risk for... Continue Reading →

ghost words 10.28.2018 9:46 pm

another time the wind broke it fell from the ceiling to the cellar it called so gently but who really knows why it or knows how it or really even ever learned our language after a lifetime living underground in tunnels dug out with spoons and the flat side of tin-can lids how did i... Continue Reading →

Hauntings According to Spiritism

First things first, in Spiritism we really hesitate to call places "haunted". As a philosophy it has always sought to create calm, rational adherents, who are able to approach the spirit world with peace of mind rather than fear. One of the big questions that came up for budding Spiritists early on was that of... Continue Reading →

What Madeline Done

As we continue to talk about Spiritism, I can’t help but include this humorous story from Ozark folklorist Vance Randolph’s work Pissing in the Snow. What Madeline Done Told by J.E. Dunwoody, Clinton, Iowa, March 1951. He heard it in McDonald County, MO, about 1900. One time there was a woman named Madeline that showed... Continue Reading →

The Spiritual Hierarchy

According to Allan Kardec in The Spirits' Book, the spirit world exists on a hierarchy, or a sort of sliding scale, of ten levels. For the Spiritist the whole purpose of life is learning to be better. You try and grow as much as you can while in your embodied form, then as a spirit... Continue Reading →

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