“Spiritual” and “Religious”…

Here are a few questions to ponder today.  Are you “religious” or “spiritual”? Do they have to be different? Are you both? Neither?  Next question. How did your upbringing or early life experience lead you to where you are now and how you...

Getting the Spiritual Story Straight…

If you're like me, you think of yourself as a pretty spiritual person. Though I have many flaws, I am one who likes to work toward being as enlightened as possible. I've written many times about the “spiritual shift” that I went through around five years...

Ghosts Among Us…

It was the year 2008. My family and I had already been bitten by the Ghost Hunters (T.A.P.S.) bug, and I remember many nights watching Crossing Over with John Edward before bed in my old condo. Other than always having a love for a good scary movie, that was pretty...

The Fox sisters and the rise of Spiritualism…

Alright, here we go… second post for The Big Séance. This evening as I lie in bed I'll begin my next book. It is called TALKING TO THE DEAD: KATE AND MAGGIE FOX AND THE RISE OF SPIRITUALISM by Barbara Weisberg. I've read many books on talking to the dead and...