So it’s been awhile since I’ve posted. A lot has happened. I’ve had a new schedule change, which means I am actually cooking in the mornings as well as night. It’s a nice change and lets me flex my cooking muscles. It’s a nice change, but I have to get used to it. Mainly because I close the night before and have to go to bed pretty much right when I get home. Sucks for the dogs and I am used to going to bed at about 4 in the morning, which is when I actually have to get up. So I work on roughly five hours of sleep and have a full day my first morning. The second morning, though, is much easier as I’ve gotten used to waking up and going to bed, only to have that messed up the following day. Plus, it seems like I’m the only one with some passing ideas/knowledge of vegetarian and vegan dishes, so I’ve gotten some major kudos for that.
Like I said, a lot has happened since I last posted. I mean it has been three months since I’ve said anything (and I’ve been working on this post off and on for a week and a half). For the most part things have been the same: work, sleep, maybe some food, repeat. About, I want to say, three weeks to a month ago I had an awesome opportunity. Nothing job-wise, nothing life-altering, but it was pretty awesome to say the least.
No I think I’ve mentioned this before but Grendal’s parents run a spiritualist church. His mother is a certified pastor? Not a priest. I don’t know, but she went through classes and became certified to run Church. But that’s not the point! The point is is that about a month ago they had a special guest from out of country. Person who is well-versed and I believe rather well known in spiritualism. He is a teacher of Grendal’s mother and was in the area to actually do some classes at the church as well as a church nearby, but that one isn’t run by Grendal’s family.
This guy (I won’t be giving his name because he doesn’t like some of this information to get out) taught some classes on healing and trance work and other things. Gave some readings. Things like that. There was a invite only session that I was actually invited to. I went.
Guys. I was invited, essentially, to a seance!
Going to a seance is something that I wanted to do since I was probably 8 years old. I saw some David Copperfield specials where he did “seances” and I wanted nothing more then to see one personally. Even after 20+ years it was something I wanted and I was given the chance.
The gentlemen who was hosting it is an awesome person. Very kind, soft spoken, a little awkward around groups of new people (I can relate). The big thing, though, is that he is a septic. A big one. Someone very much steeped in science and all that. Yet he does trance work and physical mediumship.
Needless to say it was pretty awesome. Things floating, strange touches, lights, the whole shbang! Grendal and two others had gone into the cabinet themselves before the gentlemen hosting was starting to go under and needed to get in the cabinet. He hadn’t planned on it. The phenomena cranked itself up to 11 for the short period he was in.
Even with it all I was skeptical. Grendal was too but could not find anything to indicate the guy was not being up front about it. Hell, things were happening when Grendal was in the cabinet.
I can check that off my bucket list.
Another awesome thing is that the gentlemen brought a spirit board. I was eyeing the thing for a good 15 minutes before Grendal figured out what was going on and asked the man about it. He talked a little bit, eyed me, and asked if anyone wanted to test it out. One person on the planchette and one person asking questions for the group. Of course I jumped at the chance. I was one of those kids who loved the hell out of Ouji boards growing up. A friend down the street and I would play with it, a previous friend had helped me with it but ended up saying she had pushed the planchette around. I ended up locking the thing away after I started seeing some strange things. At that point in my life I still bought into the whole ‘it opens a gateway to hell’ thing. I didn’t want evil things busting in to the house.
Questions were asked and, without too much preamble, the planchette moved. After it all the gentlemen said I was a natural, which was a nice little ego boast for me.
Due to this and some other things Grendal has doubled up on his own spiritual workings and I have returned to my card readings and debate on trying to take up rune readings. It’ll be interesting.
And I swear I’ll post more often. If you REALLY need to see what I’m doing, there is a link to my instagram on the side bar. You’ll be met with pictures of animals and food, but it lets you know I’m alive.