Monthly Archives: October 2012

Not all ghosts have a sense of humor

Happy Halloween! In honor of this day, I thought I’d share a real-life ghost story that I witnessed just four weeks ago. Our investigative team wanders the third floor of the Millionaire’s Club, a once exclusive establishment in the late 1800s in Virginia City, Nevada. Housed on the two floors above the Old Washoe Club, [...]

By |2020-06-16T14:19:38-07:00October 31st, 2012|Ghost Hunting, Ghost Stories, Nevada, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ghost, sprite or sylph: What is that spirit?

When Pride Hansen, owner of Metaphysical Learning Center in Reno, approached me about teaching a spirit identification class for the ghost series I manage, I admit I’d never given much thought to the idea of diverse entities in the spirit world. Here's what I learned. Angels Years ago, I’d thought angels only existed in the Bible [...]

Dancing with the ghosts

Recently, I participated in my second investigation of the Old Washoe Club/Millionaire’s Club in Virginia City, Nevada. Read my post “Inside Moon” about my 2008 visit there. In the late 1800’s, the upper stories of the Washoe housed the exclusive Millionaire’s Club—a bastion of the Comstock Lode’s rich and influential—where power deals had been forged [...]

Can hypnotherapy increase your psychic abilities? Reader request.

After watching “Stir of Echoes” starring Kevin Bacon, one of my regular blog readers asked me to look into the connection between hypnosis and psychic abilities. In the movie, Bacon's character, Tom, becomes psychic after his sister-in-law hypnotizes him. Viewers learn at the end of the movie that Tom had been very intuitive as a [...]

By |2020-06-16T14:19:38-07:00October 10th, 2012|Intuition/Psychic Ability, Nevada, Uncategorized|30 Comments

Reconciling the paranormal with Christian beliefs: a review of “Holy Ghosts”

Few books address supernatural experiences through a Christian perspective. Gary Jansen’s Holy Ghosts or How a (Not So) Good Catholic Boy Became a Believer in Things That Go Bump in the Night is a fascinating read about his journey from skeptic to believer and how the paranormal now meshes with his religious beliefs. While I’m [...]

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