Browsing Archive: April, 2013

Reconciling the Paranormal with Hinduism and Buddhism

Posted by Melinda Stum on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, In : Paranormal Theory 
by Melinda Stum  

The religious faith traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism have significant, long-lasting roots in our human history. These traditions are remarkably similar. Yet, they differ significantly in their perspectives of the human soul (or essence), the process of reincarnation, and the experience of the disembodied spirit (e.g. ghosts). 


The theological anthropology of Hinduism states that the human person is composed of three components: the physical body, the ksooshma shar...
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Reflections of a Closet Metaphysician

Posted by Karen Frazier on Monday, April 22, 2013, In : Psychic phenomena 
by Karen Frazier 
Originally printed in Paranormal Underground Magazine

Karen with her husband, Techie McScienceGeek (a.k.a. Jim)

When I wrote Dancing with the Afterlife: A paranormal memoir, I originally thought about subtitling it, “Tales of a Reluctant Psychic.” Then I started to do some research and discovered something significant. There are a lot of paranormal, spiritual, and metaphysical books out there with the word “reluctant” in their titles or subtitles. It turns out many o...
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On Being Psychic

Posted by Karen Frazier on Monday, April 22, 2013, In : Psychic phenomena 
by Karen Frazier

I know a guy who has some pretty impressive abilities. He's used them for years on investigations without the need to label or categorize them. Instead, he follows his instincts, and it helps him be a thorough and careful paranormal investigator. Once the label of psychic is applied to him, however, something changes. Suddenly those instincts, which have always flowed so naturally for him, seem to disappear. 

I understand completely. I've used my own instincts on investigations...

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SSPR Welcomes John, Melinda, and Megan

Posted by Billi Oberlander on Saturday, April 20, 2013, In : About SSPR 

John, Melinda, and Megan

SSPR is proud to welcome our new members, John, Melinda, and Megan. All three have completed their six months as members in training and are now full members of SSPR! We're lucky to have them as part of our team.

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Uninvited Guests

Posted by Karen Frazier on Monday, April 15, 2013, In : Personal Experiences 
Tuning in to a spirit empathically

I recently spent a weekend at a lovely haunted B&B. It is generally known this inn is haunted, but the owner prefers the fact isn't advertised. In the past, she's had issues with thrill seekers coming uninvited to her property and running amok, disrespecting the gentle spirits who live there (she calls them permanents), as well as her living guests. One particularly busy weekend, she reports, a paranormal team came into the hotel without permission and scatt...

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