I was afraid too. I was way too afraid to see spirits. I thought they would scare the living daylights out of me. I imagined Poltergeist every day and I wanted no part of that.
Actually, it was a combination of two things that helped me get over the fear. The tv show Ghost Whisperer was the first. In the show, Melinda Gordon is often surprised/scared when a spirit shows up. She screams, reacts, and then gets over it. The more she works with the spirit, the less scary it becomes. I thought to myself, "Am I willing to see spirits if it means that I will occasionally be suprised and scared by something I see if it means helping them?" The answer was yes.
The second thing that opened me back up and helped me get over the fear was the day my guides allowed me to feel, for a moment, the suffering of people on this planet. All suffering at one time. It overwhelmed me. And a voice said to me, "You can help end suffering with your gift. You can help people. Isn't that worth being occasionally suprised or even scared?"
And you know what... the thing I feared most has not happened. I have not been jumped upon by scary spirits. When your vibration is high enough that sort of thing doesn't happen. I had a spirit wake me up in the middle of the night wanting to tell me stuff about the person I was reading for later that day, but she was not scary at all. We had a brief conversation and I told her to give me all her messages in a dream so I could relay them to her son during the reading. Worked out fine.
So find your why. Why is it so important for you to use your gift to help others? When you feel that power, that purpose, you will unlock your gifts.
and to quote my wonderful guide, Keith... "Have a reaction, not a preaction."
Erin Pavlina, Intuitive Counselor
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