This is a guest article by professional intuitive Debra Reeves, who is also a graduate of my Akashic Record Reading & Intuitive Reading Programs. In this article she passes on her knowledge in the area of releasing earthbound spirits – something that she has had a lot of experience with.
Are you a HSP (highly sensitive person), an intuitive or a psychic? You will be able to see, feel, hear and sense more than others. Many of you will no doubt have your own long list of tales of unexplained experiences with dis-incarnates that you prefer not to talk about!
Wanting to know how to rid yourself of something you don’t quite understand that creeps you out is natural. It’s fantastic that you are awake and aware of the spirit realm! It is important to temper your intuitive gifts so that you aren’t absorbing every spirit you come in contact with.
The question is whether it is fair to treat earthbound spirits as perpetrators; unwelcome invaders or energy suckers!
Is it fear of the unknown or misunderstood that is creeping you out?
First I’d like to give you my understanding of an earthbound spirit.
Earthbound spirits are dis-incarnate souls. This means they once shared our planet: walked and talked, ate and slept just as we do.
There are plenty of reasons why a soul has chosen not to cross over fully. Perhaps the person died quickly and unexpectedly, without time to properly process what was occurring.
Sometimes the soul will have died feeling frightened, not having the courage or the faith to enter the light, and preferring the comfort of their old routine and ‘haunts’ (pardon the pun!).
The soul may have had unresolved or unfinished issues, habits, hang-ups or addictions while they were alive. For some earthbound spirits, the fear and panic can be overwhelming. Sometimes a desperate search begins; to fill the void they feel and to satisfy a craving in order to feel OK again.
Helping Earthbound Spirits
For me, earthbound spirits represent yet another incredible opportunity from Spirit to heal ourselves and other souls.
With insight and understanding, earthbound spirits can be understood and accompanied on their journey until they transcend. The question isn’t how to get rid of earthbound spirits but how to accept them as an inevitable part of life and yet another opportunity for growth.
That’s not to say you need to accept ‘hangers-on’ to your energy field. Just as we can sometimes outgrow friends who no longer serve our highest good, so too can we graciously and lovingly offer an earthbound spirit an opportunity to move beyond the Earth plane, for their own highest good (and yours.) It is about shedding energies that no longer match your frequency.
When working to release these beings, we need to be mindful that they are not necessarily going to be thrilled with the prospect of leaving. Considering they are on occasion deeply enmeshed with your energy and have sometimes been with the recipient a long time (often decades), they can be understandably reluctant to leave. Some will be resistant and angry and will refuse to move on without some strong words of encouragement. They need time to adjust to the idea and given the reassurance that there are loved ones waiting for them and that this is for their highest and best good.
How Releasing These Spirits Helps Us
At the beginning of an earthbound spirit releasing ceremony, so many clients feel anxious.
They are fearful that they aren’t ready or willing to face what we will find. They are scared of earthbound spirits and perceive them as dark, negative forces to do battle with and overcome! It’s never the case. In this healing, the client makes peace with the spirits and converses with them in order to understand why the spirit(s) is with them and what it is they learned from them. It’s a beautiful unfolding of insight that means they are both sad, tearful and happy all at once when it’s time for them to part.
All suffering is caused by the illusion of separateness from Source. This, in turn, generates confusion, fear and self-hatred. In an earthbound spirit clearing, I remind these spirits that they are Beings of Love and Light. I remind them that they are divine spirits with another place to be. I remind them that they do not have to be tied to the earth’s vibrations anymore; that they can release their pain and fear. I remind them that they are forgiven for anything they feel they did wrong in their most recent lifetime so that any resistance to crossing over is healed.
We are all soul, all Beings of Love and Light. Some just need more help than others to find their way home. An earthbound spirit is just a lost soul who’s forgotten who they truly are. Come from a place of unconditional love rather than defensiveness and help transform your sad and confused earthbound spirit back into the Being of Love and Light they truly are. Assisting an earthbound spirit to transition is an extraordinarily powerful healing that enables a soul to be reunited with Source to continue its transmigration to its next right place of expression.
Debra Reeves is a Professional Intuitive with over 25 years’ experience communicating directly with Spirit. Debra is dedicated to assisting those who seek the deeper side of life and to come in direct contact with their own soul and the profound wisdom that is offered to us by Spirit.
Debra is able to access your soul’s information in the Akashic Records and then receive further clarity from your Spirit Guides.
Debra has been a Spirit Rescue Worker: assisting souls struggling to pass over. Debra is a Reiki Master, a qualified Professional Intuitive and recently completed a course in Clinical Pastoral Care. She is a volunteer for Hospice.
Debra offers Akashic Record Readings, Spirit Guide Profile Readings, mentoring and spiritual development courses. Debra also offers Earthbound Spirit clearings. You can find out more about Debra through her website.