Prayer and Connecting with Your Loved Ones on the Other Side

Prayer and Connecting with Your Loved Ones on the Other Side

I was in a store one day and I mentioned to my father (this was after he crossed over, and before my mother joined him) that I was going to buy a candle to light for him.

“I’d rather you pray the rosary for me,” he responded.

I can’t tell you how many times people have expressed their surprise when their loved ones asked for prayers during a reading. At the same time, I’m often asked how someone can stay connected, and even more than that, hear from their loved ones on the Other Side. My answer, in a word – prayer.

Long before I ever thought of myself as a medium, or even knew what one was, I lived in an apartment that I shared with a female ghost. Due of my Roman Catholic upbringing I prayed the Rosary everyday. I typically either prayed it at home, or in a chapel in the seminary a short distance away from where I lived.

I began to notice that when I prayed at home, my awareness of the woman became stronger, and stronger. I could literally feel her standing next to me as I prayed.

Not only that, but when I was praying in the chapel, I would hear men and women praying the Rosary along with me, but behind me. When I would turn around to see who joined me, there was no one there. To be honest with you, I was so freaked out by all of this, I stopped praying this particular prayer.

These days, as a medium, before beginning a session, I always say a prayer along these lines – “May the Lord bless me and keep me. May he cause his face to shine upon me. May he grant me accuracy and peace during this session.” I then invite the soul(s) of the sitter to come forward and start communicating with their loved one(s) through me.

One night I was scheduled to do a group session before about 30 people. I had a busy and hectic day and I knew I needed to quiet myself before the event started. Not everyone who was there that night was going to get a reading, but I wanted the messages that did come through to have an impact on everyone there. I went off by myself, sat down, prayed and quieted myself for a few minutes.

The event that night was incredible. I had a clear connection with the souls that came through, and the people who were there were visibly moved by the messages. I knew that it was because I took a few minutes before hand to become quiet within myself.

The next night, before another event, I went off by myself, prayed, and quieted myself before starting. The results were the same.

By the way, if you’re wondering, this was not something I’d usually do before doing a reading, or any event. What I would do is something like read a book, drink coffee; one time I was even doing my laundry before, and during, a reading I did for my friend and author, Josie Varga.

Since the two events I’ve just talked about, I’ve resumed my “Centering Prayer” practice, twice a day, every day. Centering prayer is a contemplative practice in which the focus is listening to God. It has also helped me to better hear the messages of the souls coming through during a reading as well.

If it works for me, I know it will work for you, as well. I’ve believed, since the beginning of my career, that a medium is the last resort as far as the souls are concerned. We give them a human voice after repeated attempts on their part to communicate with you haven’t worked.

If you want to hear from a loved one who has crossed over, my suggestion is that you set aside a few minutes to invite him or her to connect with you, and then be still, and listen. Think about this for a moment. If you take the letters in the word “listen” and re-arrange them, you get a whole new word, “silent.”

Take a few minutes to be silent so that your loved ones can be heard by you. As a medium, I can tell you that the “waiting list” of those on the Other Side wanting to re-connect with their loved ones here, is long. I can also tell you that they’d rather communicate with you directly than through me, or any other medium, for that matter. Make it a priority to set aside a few minutes every day to be quiet, and be open to your loved ones who have returned home before you. I’m sure you’ll be stunned by what you hear.

Blessings,

Anthony

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