Calling All Psychics To Encapsule Election Predictions
Patricia Arquette/TV Show Medium
Dark City of my Mind
So called clairvoyant psychics websites, predictions and matching testimonials are literally littering the internet! How do you know who is real or fake? Not as easy as a Google search! The fake ones have good testimonials as good as the ‘real’ ones have bad reviews! I have seen many psychics whether I wanted to or not. At times, translators were involved. As a publicist, my clients had their favorite and as I accompanied them, I ended up with several readings a month. Do I remember all of the predictions? Not really. But truthfully some readings stick out in my mind. Why? Simply because whatever was said either shocked me or didn’t have a logical explanation, then or now. The funniest one was in Milan, Italy, at their annual psychic festival where fortune tellers line the street behind small tables. Mine had a Christmas light taped to the midst of her forehead. I couldn’t focus on anything she said as I was transfixed to that third eye. Were they all right? No. Were they all wrong? No. No matter what, I learned to be open minded. Having had a couple of premonition dreams of my own, I wasn’t about to pass judgement. My grandmother used to have them too and I remember reading a poem by my grandfather where he had predicted the exact date of his death. Also, I remember a funny incident, years ago, when I saw in a dream the image of a large check. I assumed money was coming to me and woke up happy. But, a few months later I get a bill for the exact amount, down to the decimals. To this day, I can’t explain any of that.
Maybe we should be open about what cannot be tangibly explained. Throughout history, smart and powerful people have used mystics, psychics and mediums. Most religions have used spiritual and mystic advisors to help with important issues and crucial decisions. Governments have experimented with testing and developing of mediumships and telepathic studies. We were all so astonished when we heard that Nancy Reagan had her own personal psychic and astrologer. It was reported that she consulted him on almost everything, from speeches, to travel to personal business matters. Psychics and mediums are not super humans. The ones who claim 100% accuracy are not genuine. I’m sure most of the ‘real’ ones venture into clairvoyance with the best of intentions. A fake psychic or medium shouldn’t affect the way we judge them all.
Self-proclaimed psychics sprout like mushrooms after a hard rain. That is what gives psychics and mediums a bad name. And, some are there to scam money out of people at their most vulnerable time. As humans were basically scared of the uncertain and are drawn to people who can offer us a crystal clear picture. Unfortunately most of us do not adhere to Doris Day’s wisdom in her song, ‘Que sera sera.’ And, that’s when psychic dependency emerges and sometimes addiction to psychic hotlines follows. Sadly, I had a couple of friends who couldn’t function without checking with their psychic de jour. One, a famous producer, postponed the release of a major motion picture just because her astrologer told her that the planets didn’t align. Another stopped talking to me because a psychic advised her that I told Brad Pitt not to produce her script. I didn’t know Pitt then and I still don’t him. And, there stories after stories of people being scammed out fortunes!
In 1931, American mystic Edgar Cayce's shared, “The purpose of life is not to become psychic, but to become a more spiritually aware and loving person.” His study group was told that they could "bring light to a waiting world, and that these lessons would still be studied a hundred years into the future”. While in a trance, he predicts the future, offering views on healing, Atlantis, reincarnation, earning him the name of the ‘sleeping prophet. He was known to read the entire Bible every year and some believe that it was a way to reconcile his Christianity with his metaphysical beliefs. Hundreds of books have been written about him. Even though, many still study Cayce’s findings and consider him the founder of the ‘New Age Movement.’ Impressively, he became known for free trance readings where he would diagnose the person’s sickness and devise a remedy. Was he always correct? Not sure. The only thing for sure is that hundreds of books have been written about his readings and suggested healing remedies documented and still he was criticized and his abilities questioned.
Interesting BBC documentary about Gordon Smith. In this live group session Smith gives names, places and reason of death. Nothing that could have been researched ahead of time. He has always stayed away from making money as a medium and kept his job as a barber and that’s why he is known as ‘the psychic barber'. He is the 7th son of a 7th son. He shares that he heard voices and saw auras around people. He also thought that was the norm with everyone. His friend died in a house fire and appeared 3D in his bedroom. He did do a stint recently for a few years on Most Haunted! He simply says, “I’m just a postman I just deliver messages.” I appreciate that Smith didn’t charge for his readings for years (I don’t know if he still doesn’t). I think that's cool. I remember being read by a Spanish government official who didn’t either. Only his friends and family knew about his abilities. Interesting, right?
There are so many uncertainties in life and obviously that can be overwhelming. Intuitive guidance is still cheaper than psychiatry and sometimes a healthier alternative to a bartender’s jovial ear. It becomes problematic when it morphs into an addiction. Over the years, I learned to spot fake psychics in seconds. Red flags should pop as soon as they promise you cures, love, healing and avoidance of curses with the burning of candles and prayers for fees. I’m not referring to legit healers and light-workers and energy workers. I haven’t been to any but people speak highly of their healing benefits. Again, the scamming of a few shouldn’t be the way we judge all. There are energy workers out there who have studied reflexology, acupuncture, Chinese medicine, Reiki, and I don’t want to minimize whatever they do. I’m only talking about the fake light-workers who claim to fix-it-all without any skills.
I’ve asked many psychics and mediums whether they hear voices, see images or feel certain things. Some admit to all the above or part, others including tea leaves readers and fortune tellers decipher through images much like the ‘dark city’ drawing by Christiane Awn. They focus on shadows and a web of images involving the subject of their readings. If you look upclose into the drawing, you’d see people dining at a restaurant, cars under bridges… Medium Theresa Caputo shares that her preferred way of getting messages from her spirit guides is through feelings, shadows and silhouettes. Possibly like that Christiane’s city drawing. Even though many mediums and psychics conduct training classes and believe that we all have intuitive abilities within ourselves. I take that with a grain of salt. I believe psychic ability isn’t learnt. You're either born with it or not. You might learn how to be more observant but not acquire the ability to predict the future.
Few years ago, magician Criss Angel challenged Uri Geller, during a 2-hour long live episode of NBC show Phenomenon, "I will give you a million dollars of my personal money right now if either one of you can tell me specific details of what’s in [this envelope] right now." Previously Angel shared on CNN’s Larry King Live, that he will not "tolerate" fellow magicians who try and pass their illusions off as paranormal. He insisted that, "No one has the ability to do anything supernatural, psychic, talk to the dead. If somebody goes on that show and claims to have supernatural psychic ability, I'm going to bust them live and on television."
In 1996, famed magician and debunker, James Randi, had a Million Dollar Challenge to help expose fake psychics, remained unclaimed. Randi has pursued and confronted many psychics. His efforts are to be commended as many faith healers and homeopathic workers have given real psychics a bad name, by preying on the sick and the emotionally haggard. He has received numerous awards including MacArthur Foundation in 1986 for his work in investigating claims of the supernatural, occult, and paranormal powers—in particular his exposures of TV evangelist/healers and of "psychics" such as Uri Geller. Thirty years ago, during a French television show called Droit de réponse, Gerard Majax demonstred that all "so called" powers shown previously during the show by Geller could be reproduced by a magician even more convincingly than Geller.
Magicians deciding to be psychics is no help to psychics! Psychics already have tons of critics and don’t need magic added to the mix. With the elections in the near future, I was curious to see what the 2016 election predictions were and here’s a few:
LaMont Hamilton, a 40 year intuitive, predicts Marco Rubio as the frontrunner and possibly the next president.
Tana Hoy, who predicted the Oklahoma City bombing on national radio 90 minutes before it happened, is predicting Hillary Clinton as our next president and that Trump will be out of the election for ‘going too far.’
Medium Thomas John, predicts on his blog, on January 15, 2015, that Hillary will be in the white house and we will have a Clinton/Bush campaign race! “Something haunts her from her past that makes her out to be a criminal but scandal quickly subsides. And the election is going to have some controversy.” His readings are a year ahead and emergencies are at the rate of $1000/ per hour. He writes on his blog on Dec 1, 2015 “Our leaders must unite, and they must do so with the great spiritual teachers of our time. In fact we need to be more focused on electing officials and leaders that are spiritually focused. It seems clear that we also need to further our calling as spiritual beings and develop a vernacular and a system of thought that is spiritual, but also rooted in the actualities of what our world needs.”
On the other hand, on May 7, 2015, Dana Carvey, Elizabeth Olsen and James sit down for a psychic reading and Dana asks if Hillary Clinton will win the presidency. And here’s another win for Hillary. I’m sure this was for entertainment value, but I’m still including it. Maybe it’ll inspire you to encapsule your prediction in the comment section, whether you’re psychic or not! Who knows you might surprise yourself. "The Late Late Show" HERE: http://bit.ly/CordenYouTube
On Dec, 15, 2015, Astrologer Jacy Nova, posts this online; Ben Carson’s numbers would fall, and he will drop out of the race by March. Trump’s numbers will begin to stumble in March, and he will gracefully bow out due to “personal family issues” in March, Clinton’s numbers will begin to slip, and Sanders ‘ will start to rise in March. If Bernie Sanders can rock the young vote, he could win the Democratic nomination.
Airing live on January 1/11/15, ‘The Psychic Twins’, Terry and Linda Jamison, made their Predictions for 2015-2016, on Blog Talk Radio, "Beyond the Gate Radio" with hosts David and Cheryll Baker. They predicted that Hillary Clinton will announce a run on April 2015 and that did happen. They predicted that she would dominate in the polls and will be the overwhelming Democratic frontrunner. So far, they’ve been right about that too. They’ve claimed to be accurate, with over 1000 world predictions, including the 911 attacks, JFK jr's death in a plane crash, and the stock crash.
On May 9, 2015, John Hogue predicted on Paranormal Podcast. John Hogue known as expert on the life and predictions of Nostradamus. He predicted that the 2016 presidential election will come down to two dynasties. The Bush dynasty and the Clinton Dynasty.
On August 13, 2015, Psychic Kyra Oser predicted a win for Clinton and added this; “Trump will decide to run as a 3rd party candidate by September, as he will soon express feeling slighted by the Republican party. The frontrunners become Jeb Bush vs. Hillary Clinton. Hillary invites Bernie Sanders (possibly as Secretary of Treasury) and Elizabeth Warren to join her cabinet. Warren respectfully declines the offer.” She posts an update, on February 5, 2016; “In the overall Democratic race, expect a tie between Hillary and Bernie and a dispute from Sanders campaign as to who deserves to win the nomination. Hillary will manage to take slightly more delegates upon recount, but Sanders wins the popular vote. It will be a tight race.”
Jeanne Mayell has an interesting background, with a Master Degree from Harvard School of public Health. She holds focus sessions, a few times a year, and here’s what was predicted mid December 2015. “I try not to interpret the visions too much because that sacrifices accuracy, and present them just as we received them. Some visions are crystal clear; others appear to us as symbols or scraps of information that we may not understand until they unfold. Life is organic and complex, so in the same month, we might see a multiplicity of feelings — despair and hope, fear and optimism. No vision is cast in concrete. I believe future visions represent the outcome of our collective current behavior. If we change our behavior, which includes attitude and lifestyle, then the future can change. Intuition, and by that I mean, psychic ability, is our Darwinian advantage for survival,” she explains.
- Hillary Clinton wins the 2016 presidential election. Three of us saw her on the Inaugural platform on January 20, 1017 wearing a blue suit and blue hat.
- U.S. military goes into Syria. Situation escalates in the Spring of 2016.
- Donald Trump does not win his party’s nomination.
James Van Praagh, raised Roman Catholic, makes peace with religion and the spiritual world as he attended a preparatory seminary school to become a priest. “I loved my experience with religion and feel it plays an important role in people’s spiritual progress. I believe there are many roads to God (the light) and religion is just one of them. All religions have bits of the truth. Always know we disrespect the spirit world when we think they are dead. In so many ways they are more alive than we are.” July 15, Psychic News.
Praagh has had his share of negative press with picketers at some of his events. With good disposition, he’s invited a few of them into his group readings. He seems to be doing well despite the skeptics as his events are mostly sold out. “I think it is up to each soul to understand, discover, question and work through their own belief system. I often say that we all should approach things with a sceptic eye, but not with a cynical eye. If you are a cynic, your mind is already made up with no room to grow and understand. As an ambassador of Spirit, to me this is also an important aspect of my work. You must educate all, not just those who already understand the work.”
I asked psychic Beverly Neals, Former Miss Wales, to throw the tarot cards and ask a question about the US elections. Here's what she had to say; “My intuition tells me nothing is decided yet and that there will be more of a last minute happening... Something or someone that alters the course it's currently running down.... Which is looking like a Hillary Clinton win at the moment.”
I have known Beverly for years and when we both lived in Los Angeles, we’d gather around her cards. It’s was mainly for fun. Her readings were basically for family and friends. It took a long time for her to admit and share her psychic abilities. She has come to embrace them now and her clients fly her, across the globe, for readings. Like Caputo she shares the importance of being open, “I've come to the conclusion that in my readings I'm very empathic and can generally read what's going on in most people’s lives, currently, and the cards can give me a clear picture of the best way forward for that individual. I have however, noticed that even when you point out the best way forward, if people are not on their path they can delay the good choices for a long time. I believe that if we have something important to address on our paths, we are inevitably drawn back to it. ....Hence the saying: What's for you, doesn't pass you!"
On September 11, 2014, UK Psychic, Craig Hamilton Parker, posts predictions that he emailed to Fate and Fortune Magazine. “I am fallible- and our skeptical friends will quickly highlight anything I get wrong- so do not be fearful of the suture or see these predictions as inevitable. I get a lot of right but some wrong too. The clairvoyants own mind can often get in the way so the predictions ca be colored by things we already know about.” Donald Trump’s bid for the Whitehouse is thwarted by illness. The last battle is neck and neck between Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton. The Republicans win after a sudden last minute change in Republican candidates. You can check all his predictions here; http://psychics.co.uk/blog/predictions/
Chip Coffey, currently living in Atlanta, Georgia. He appears as a medium on various paranormal television programs, primarily Paranormal State and Psychic Kids. On Psychic Kids he acts as a mentor towards children who claim to have psychic abilities, primarily seeing ghosts. Coffey's claims of being able to communicate with the dead have been subject to criticism by skeptics.
Medium John Edwards uses his ability to speak with the dead to offer some closure or healing to his clients. He has had a healthy share of critics as well. But if you watch his live readings you’d be a little puzzled. Here’s a Dr. Phil appearance where Edwards reads the crew and connects with a director’s friend. Not the kind of information that can be Googled prior to the show or researched ahead of time. The message to an audience member of ‘being murdered twice’ who had lived in South Dakota is unique and strange enough.
Here’s is another reading by John Edwards where he reads Anderson Cooper and is able to see what he had brought with him to the studio. He is also able to talk to an audience member about visiting a specific section of a farm. Not something that would have been researched ahead of time. Edwards gets emotional when someone in the audience thanks him for his gift and you can see that he sincerely believes in his motto to leave someone ‘better than he found them’.
“Do spirits exist, and if so, can they play a useful if not essential role in our individual and collective lives? Are there sources of invisible information and guidance waiting to be tapped and harnessed if we are just willing to listen? And, can we draw on this great inner potential and power with wisdom and love to change our ways accordingly, before it is too late for humankind? I believe that science not only can address such questions, but in the process can potentially help increase our ability to receive spiritual information accurately, and we can then act upon it safely and wisely.”
Just like Edwards, It’s all about healing with TLC’s, Long Island Medium, Theresa Caputo too! “It took me a long time to accept that I can talk to dead people,’ says Caputo. She doesn’t like to be referred to as psychic and prefers to be called a medium. “Before Theresa became a Medium, she’d talk in her sleep and ask me if I’d see what she sees”, shares her husband. That seems to be a common denominator with a medium intuitive especially when they first experience their gift. She admits her reluctance to share negative energy and sets rules with her spirit guides, “I only ask for good things, to help you with what can be prevented. I see shadows and I feel the emotional bond.”
Caputo’s true belief that she’s healing people, comes through, when she gets emotional during a mother/daughter reading, on "Long Island Medium" and finds herself in communication with ‘negative’ energy of a murderer. She tells them that victim sacrificed her own life to protect her children and is grateful now that her kids are living with them. Caputo states that she only wants to connect with spirits working in what she calls the "white light." That’s the reason why she won't pass on less-than-positive messages. Of course, Caputo has come under scrutiny too, with the success of the show. But, after watching her live group readings, you’ll be unable to explain away, the names and incidences that she comes up with, as coincidences. And, if she’s appreciated, for a moment of healing, by grief stricken people, who cares really about anything else?
Allison Dubois (Medium Tv-show was based on her life and was played by Patricia Arquette) DuBois refers to herself as a medium and criminal profiler, rather than a psychic, Like Caputo she feels a negative association with the term psychic. DuBois claims she uses this ability to connect with the dead to help police solve crimes. But many law enforcement agencies have since either denied such cooperation or stated the tips provided by Dubois were not helpful.
On the other hand, Gary Schwartz, Director of The VERITAS Research Project, validates her psychic abilities, arguing in the March 6, 2005 TV Guide, "Anyone who's looked closely at the evidence can't help but come to the conclusion that there is something very real going on here”
He shares that Dubois accurately described a friend of his who had just died and contacted in another interview the late husband of a British woman who she didn’t know. The woman, later, affirmed that 80% of what DuBois said was accurate.
Medium TV show premise: Allison Dubois works in the Phoenix, AZ, District Attorney's office and uses her psychic abilities to help crack criminal cases. Sometimes she dreams about missing people’s whereabouts, and at other times she sees images by touching something of the victims.
Gary E. Schwartz is a professor of psychology, medicine, neurology, psychiatry, and surgery at the University of Arizona and the Director of its Laboratory for Advances in Consciousness and Health. Schwartz is also an author and the Corporate Director of Development of Energy Healing for the Canyon Ranch Resorts. Schwartz is known for his controversial experiments with mediums and energy healing. “Yes, spirit refers to any kind of energy. Greater challenges to awaken to the possibility. We can’t wait another 20 years to find an answer to this. The universe is full of opportunity for guidance. Science and spirituality can come together.”
Just like Dubois, Gale St John is a psychic medium who likes to use her skills to solve cold cases and help with missing persons. She’s part of an Indiana search team as well as volunteer K9 handler who helps the police work cold cases. She has dogs that are nationally credentialed via International Police Work Dog Association (IPWDA). She has devoted many years to the training of cadaver dogs and to search and rescue. She was instrumental in the Caylee case and has made many appearances on Nancy Grace. She spent days in FL looking for the little girl and documented it all on video. People are quick to dismiss her abilities even though she has been helpful in solving cold cases by both using her psychic abilities and her training as K9 handler. She has her share of internet smears. Was she accurate in everything she had said to me? No, but she did describe two places where I’d move to very accurately. And, I can’t explain how she was able to send the police on the trail of a murderer in AZ and warn them that he was planning a second murder. That AZ murder case was dramatized in an episode of A&E’s ‘Psychic Detectives.” Her ‘spirit guides’ in that instance helped her save the victim’s roommate’s life. I don’t know if all of that can be dismissed as coincidence!
Final mention goes to https://www.findmegroup.org, an interesting 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, founded in 2002 by, J. E. “Kelly” Snyder, a retired law enforcement officer who saw a need to combine investigative law enforcement, search and rescue professionals, and intuitive consulting, to help find missing persons and work on unsolved crimes regardless of victims ‘financial means. "Since we have solved or resolved approximately 82 investigations with psychic information it proves it is real, but just not accurate “all” of the time…" volunteers Snyder.
Psychic & Director of Operations, Michelle Durnell, shares, “Closing multi-million dollar real estate transactions has been the easy part. Building, organizing, promoting, and producing are my true talents. Tapping into the universe to see, know, hear and feel is the ultimate ability for which I am grateful and blessed to have.” She had been running her real estate business and managing to be a practicing ‘under the radar’ psychic. The concept behind this organization seems to be a good one as it’s concentrating on making a difference regardless where help is originating from.
I have only mentioned a few psychics and mediums and I’m sure there are many others. Obviously, you need to do your own research whenever you go looking for a psychic or medium. It’s always best to be recommended to one and know him or her ratio of accuracy. I have never called any phone psychics and I don’t anything about them. Try and keep in mind that as humans we might have an off day! Have you had a dream about an event in the future? Go ahead and share it! Every year, remarkable premonitions have come from people who didn’t know they had psychic abilities. Again try and limit your predictions to a couple of paragraphs.
Go for it and encapsulate your own psychic predictions for our presidential elections. Write it in the comment section. You don’t need to be a psychic to do so. Of course psychics are welcome, to do so, as well. Who knows, you might surprise everyone and yourself. And next year around this time, we’ll look back and the closest predictions will be featured and the person interviewed! Please, be courteous and civil, try not to bash anyone as your comment will be deleted.
Finally, whether you believe in the paranormal or not, your vote counts! And, to be on the safe side, vote!