Ética de Tarô

Quanto à ética no tarô, se a questão envolve suas decisões, sua vida, porque não perguntar? Então você tem que pedir permissão para seu parceiro se pode checar com o tarô se ele tem uma amante?

Um amigo me contou que usava o tarô para checar candidatos a vagas de emprego, para ter uma noção se seriam uma boa aquisição para a sua empresa ou não. Então, uma candidata fez uma entrevista, gostaram dela, mas estavam esperando sua resposta. Ao checar com o tarô, ele viu que a moça esperava mais do trabalho. Ela era muito qualificada – apesar de ter falado na entrevista que queria o emprego, logo se entediaria com o trabalho em si e procuraria novas oportunidades.

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Ao comentar esse episódio com um grupo de conhecidos, todos questionaram sua ética, reprovando o fato de que ele usara o tarô para checar a candidata. Mas que falta de ética é essa? Ele não julgou a candidata antes, fizeram-lhe uma oferta, mas ele usou o tarô para entender melhor como lidar com ela. E no final, quando ela voltou para outra entrevista, acabou recusando a oferta, confessando exatamente o que o tarô previra: que procurava uma opção mais desafiadora de acordo com suas qualificações.

Quanto à ética no tarô, se a questão envolve suas decisões, sua vida, por que não perguntar? Então você tem que pedir permissão para seu parceiro se pode checar com o tarô se ele tem uma amante? Tem que pedir permissão para o chefe para ver se ele vai te demitir? Por favor! Não sejamos hipócritas.

Numa consulta de tarô, você quer saber da sua vida, dos seus problemas. Se perder esse tempo para querer saber sobre outros que não têm nada a ver com a sua vida, na verdade está perdendo uma oportunidade de receber conselhos para abrir seus próprios caminhos. Mas se a questão envolve sim, o outro, e você quer saber como lidar com isso, vale perguntar. E mais: vale sair da consulta e não contar nada para ninguém do que o tarô disse. Basta esperar para ver os acontecimentos se aflorarem.Etica no Taro - Devil

O que se deve condenar, na verdade, é um mundo em que a falta de ética e a corrupção, infelizmente, se derivam da falta de valores mais humanos e de amor ao próximo. Uma mera consulta a um oráculo, para ser mais feliz e até mesmo para poder ajudar os outros, não vai te levar para o Inferno!

On vacation

A main subject we discussed was the tarot reader’s responsibility to read the cards and pass on the information. Everyone feels both a bit fascinated and spooked out when meeting a clairvoyant who can just look at you and start talking about your life, perfectly describe a “man /woman” you love or warn you that someone in the family is going to die.

I miss my blog… my virtual absence will be properly compensated – I promise. I was not on vacation, but at the moment I’m traveling and I had the opportunity to see my old tarot classmates.

Whenever we see each other, we have long conversations about the consultations, reading techniques and eventual experiences when interpreting the spreads. A main subject we discussed was the tarot reader’s responsibility to read the cards and pass on the information.vidente

Everyone feels both a bit fascinated and spooked out when meeting a clairvoyant who can just look at you and start talking about your life, perfectly describe a “man /woman” you love or warn you that someone in the family is going to die. Card and tarot readers may also tell you bad things that have not yet happened, influencing the person’s life negatively.

I have recently talked to some people who, unfortunately, have gone through such incidences. A middle-aged woman told me that about thirty years ago, a fortuneteller said that she had a spell cast on her to make her whole life go south. She confessed that she still thinks about it to this day.crystal-ball- tarot

Another acquaintance told me a terrible story. She went to a tarot consultation in which the reader said that she was in a bad relationship and saw that she was going to break up with her boyfriend. Then her boyfriend also consulted with the same person, who made that same prediction for him.

In short: this “prophecy” undermined their relationship. It got weakened and they ended up splitting. However, here’s a detail: they loved each other, they got along very well and suffered a lot from all of this. And in the end, what the reader predicted really happened, but to other relationships this woman had throughout her life. Now, some twenty years later, this couple still like each other but are still estranged. This consultation left them with a very bitter taste in their mouths.

I’m not saying that every time you have a consultation it will always mean good news. But there are ways to pass along the information. A seer, tarot reader, fortuneteller, astrologer and the like must help the person to make better decisions according to the trends and opportunities that the spread presents. That is the responsibility I am referring to. Or, if the spread shows a difficult period, at least prepare and calm down the client, because everything goes by.sharman-caselli-02727 10 of cups

Life goes by in periods, just like the seasons of the year. Perhaps till your early twenties, it was just a beautiful summer (mild, hopefully!). But once you reach forty, fifty or sixty years old it’s uncommon not having been through any winter. Almost everyone has had some struggle.

But if you’ve NEVER been through any of that, congratulations! You are one of the few who came to Earth on vacation.

Enjoy!

Corporate Paranoia

Throw the first stone the one who never got a little paranoid at work when his company undergoes changes, profits are low due to the economy and you need this job to pay your bills.
… then you come for a tarot consultation

Throw the first stone the one who never got a little paranoid at work when his company undergoes changes, profits are low due to the economy and you need this job to pay your bills.rods02

Well … then you come for a tarot consultation to know how to deal with your job’s instability. It may seem real- you often think your head is at stake when it’s not. You may turn your worst fears into reality just because you believe you’ll loose your job when that will not even happen. Let’s look at some situations that may be similar to your reality at the moment:

1st Scenario: You think your boss hates you. You think you’re going to lose your job. You work with sales. But the tarot assures you that you and your boss will be good friends, and there’s still plenty to celebrate. Why? Because he has nothing personal against you. He likes money. And when you make good deals, you become the office top employee. Sounds obvious, but it’s not, especially when you can’t close anything. The tarot advises you: don’t worry with your boss, don’t get depressed. Spend your time planting seeds because you WILL harvest your sales. The client doubts the tarot because he is so desperate. The tarot still shows he’ll be celebrating with his boss in the future. Yes, it happened to one of my clients!rods03

2nd Scenario: Your work at a big company, your leadership has changed and it’s a mess now. Everyday you go to work you have nothing to do, no projects at all. You think about sending your resume to other companies but your company is a market leader and it gives you some stability. The tarot tells you: don’t be upset with the moment, don’t rush into anything: wait and go with the flow. You will not lose your job because your boss doesn’t even know what to do, he’s still adapting. Work will be boring, there will be instability, but you’ll keep your job. Be patient: wait for this period to end. This tarot client still has his job but it’s still a mess. After six months, the client’s life trends have changed and the tarot advises that the consultant should start searching for other jobs … INSIDE the company. Interesting, right?

3rd Scenario: Both your boss and your company are in trouble. You think it has always been this way. You believe this situation won’t affect you. But the tarot warns you: this company is going to get into a lot of trouble and you’re probably going to lose that job overnight. So, save money, get organized, and start thinking about what you want to do: send your resume to other companies, start your own business, retire?

There are tons of stories about people who ask the tarot questions related to work, but each case is unique. The important thing to remember is:

07_chariot1) Don’t rush into things.

2) Don’t expect the worst… the old saying “every cloud has a silver lining” may be acting in your favor.

3) If a cloud of doubts is affecting your common sense, don’t wait too long: consult with a tarot reader + a mentor, psychic+ a coach, an astrologer + a headhunter or any other combination of heaven+ earth to help you get back to your senses, put your feet on the ground and your head in the right place. Then build your own strategy to attract opportunities.

It will work!

Trauma-free tarot

And it was during one of these encounters that I came across a dear health professional that asked me, “So you’re a tarot reader? My mother also reads tarot cards.”

Some people think that tarot readers check their cards all the time to know every single thing in life, even to replace the weather guy and ask if should/ should not take a coat when leaving home. Housewives_Tarot_8That’s because in these climate change days the weather report may not be enough… a little help from the cards can increase the forecast accuracy. It never hurts caring a jacket though, since air conditioning can freeze your bones too.

But back to the subject tarot and its futilities… Can you believe that a number of close friends ask me to check over the simplest things (because they’ve obviously had already done a complete Mandala reading), while I – and some other readers I know – hardly ever consult the tarot? The reason being is that it’s better to have a colleague read the cards for me and give me a decent prediction, than having me open my own tarot spread only to manipulate my own future according to what I want to happen.

There was a time when I was studying to get a public sector job (with the Brazilian Government- which is almost as hard as passing a Bar Exam) that I would constantly consult with the tarot: “Am I going to pass this exam and get the job?” The answer was always yes. If it was that easy to read it for myself, according to those answers, by now I could be advising the President! Does that mean that tarot cards are a waste of time? Of course not! It only means that when you are emotionally attached to the problem, you’d better ask another reader to answer your question. It’s like a surgeon who does not operate his own son, but asks another very good doctor to operate him.

And then you ask me: so you NEVER check anything with your cards? Yes, but rarely. And that’s where our story begins… Since my blog is still a 3-month-old baby, I go around doing some advertising with people who I know (and who I don’t too). And it was during one of these encounters that I came across a dear health professional that asked me, “So you’re a tarot reader? My mother also reads tarot cards.”

housewives-queen-of-wands“Oh, that’s so cool”, I replied, “you probably ask her everything, right?” She quickly answered: “No! And I’ve never had anyone read it or me. Can you believe that when I was a teenager, one day I arrived home late at night, only to see my mom waiting for me, very angry, holding her tarot deck?

Her mother was sitting at the kitchen table, waiting for her to arrive. When she stepped into the house, the mother was already shuffling the cards and, in a dry tone, demanded: “Sit here! Now! Pick three cards!” The poor girl sat down, drew the cards from the deck. The mother read the spread, looked at her with a very nasty face and finally said: “That’s all I wanted to know!” And spent days without talking to her!

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I asked her if she had really done something “wrong”. She replied, with a cheerful smile: “Of course!” Anyway, I thought she hated tarot cards, but she actually loved the idea of me reading for her.

More than a reading, I freed her from a tarot trauma!

Tarô sem trauma

E foi numa dessas que me deparei com uma querida profissional da área da saúde que me perguntou “Então você é taróloga? Minha mãe também tira tarô.”

Tem gente que pensa que vida de taróloga é assim: de cinco em cinco minutos checando o tarô para confirmar pequenas coisas, ver o que vai acontecer, ou até mesmo substituir mãe no quesito “vai fazer frio? saio de casaco hoje?”. Housewives_Tarot_8Isto porque mãe já sai falando para levar o casaco, mesmo num verão insuportável (como o novo vagão do metrô hoje em dia parece mais um frigorífico, tenho que concordar que casaco é sempre uma boa).

Mas voltando ao assunto tarô e futilidades. Por incrível que pareça, várias pessoas próximas pedem para ler pequenas coisas (porque obviamente já fizeram uma Mandala completa), mas eu – e algumas tarólogas que conheço – quase nunca consultamos o tarô para si mesmas. Mais fácil se consultar com uma colega e ter uma previsão decente, do que abrir um jogo e interpretar loucamente o tarô de acordo com o que quero que aconteça.

Teve uma época que estava estudando para concursos públicos, e lá ia eu: “Vou passar nesta prova?”. Sempre dava uma resposta positiva. A essa altura do campeonato, pelo meu tarô eu já poderia estar assessorando o presidente. Mas isso quer dizer que não funciona? Claro que não! Quer dizer que quando você está emocionalmente ligado ao problema, melhor pedir para outro profissional responder sua pergunta. Como no caso de um cirurgião que não opera o próprio filho, mas pede a um outro colega muito bom para fazer a tal cirurgia.housewives-queen-of-wands.jpg

E você me pergunta: então você NUNCA checa nada com seu tarô? Sim, mas raramente. E é aí que começa nossa estória de hoje… Como meu blog é ainda um bebê de três meses, saio por aí fazendo uma certa propaganda com conhecidos e desconhecidos. E foi numa dessas que me deparei com uma querida profissional da área da saúde que me perguntou “Então você é taróloga? Minha mãe também tira tarô.”

Eu respondi: “Ah, é, que legal! Você deve perguntar tudo pra ela, né?” E veio a resposta… “Não! Nunca tirei tarô com ninguém. Você acredita que quando eu era garota e namorava, uma vez cheguei bem tarde em casa, para dar de cara com a minha mãe, bem brava, com o tarô na mão.

housewives-03043A mãe já estava sentada em frente à mesa da cozinha, esperando ela chegar. Quando ela pisou em casa, a mãe já estava embaralhando o tarô e num tom seco, só falou: “Senta aqui agora, e tira três cartas!”. A coitada sentou, puxou três cartas do baralho. A mãe fez o jogo, olhou com a cara bem feia e por fim disse: “Era só isso que eu queria saber!”. E passou dias sem falar com ela!

Eu perguntei se ela tinha mesmo aprontado, e com um sorriso alegre respondeu: “Claro que sim!”. Enfim, pensei que ela estava muito traumatizada, mas adorou a ideia de eu tirar uma mandala pra ela.

Tirei mais do que o jogo de mandala. Tirei um trauma!

Spell-land

The same way you confess to your therapist that you do things considered socially bizarre, you directly ask your tarot reader, almost as if asking the maître if they have fried calamari: “Could you please check if a magic spell has been cast on me?”

Yes, we’ve already talked about Lala Land, but now let’s visit a land where many believe in evil eye, curse, black magic, evil spirits, witchery, anyway … in spells. Do you know this place?

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As you might expect, in Spell-land, it is taboo to speak directly about “You Know What because, as Harry Potter would say, just in speaking of the subject you may already attract it… However, the same way you confess to your therapist that you do things considered socially bizarre, you directly ask your tarot reader, almost as if asking the maître if they have fried calamari: “Could you please check if a magic spell has been cast on me?” What do you mean??

Example: “Last week I fell from the ladder when I was getting a book from the shelf (I swear this never happened to me before), I tripped twice on the street, I slipped on the wet floor and broke my little toe walking home! Why are these things happening to me?”. You can have a “spell diagnostic” in a tarot reading and the following can come up:

1) A magic spell has really been cast on you … this can happen because someone:

– wants to take revenge on some situation (and you had it coming);

– envies you (and you need to learn to protect yourself);

– wished some horrible fate upon you (and it may have nothing to do with anything you have done – this is just a miserable person);

– nothing- it’s you who attracted negative energies or an evil spirit (maybe because you are a medium and don’t know how to deal with it);

2) There is no magic spell at all, but this is karma;

3) There is no spell, this is not karma, but you have made wrong decisions in life and now you are paying for it in the material world.

But when the tarot confirms that there is really something strange going on, you’d better adopt a spiritual diet, that is: to clean your energy, to pray, to seek spiritual help or have someone remove the magic spell cast on you, etc.

Once you’re spell free, how about… becoming more spiritual? wishing good things for others and understanding that the Joneses’ happiness do not interfere with your own? thanking your Guardian Angels and God for all the good things you have in life?

The best way to shield yourself from evil is by…temperança

… Being honest – even when no one is looking and you have the chance to take some advantage.

… Doing good things and helping others on a daily basis – without expecting anything in return.

… Believing in a God of love and light and thinking positive – for you and for the world.

Finally, continue attending spiritual services, because in the present times, the problem is not anymore that co-worker who tries to sabotage your career, or that “frienemy” who wants to steal your boyfriend. The world is nervous. Spell-land can be anywhere.

But the Age of Aquarius has some news for you: instead of waiting for a “Savior”, each of us can do a little for ourselves and for who is within our reach. And if we multiply the good by 7.5 billion people, this “Savior” will come here, smile and finally be able to take a vacation. Spell-land became Nirvanaland.

Digital Journal

One day, a friend wrote on Facebook: “Only here, that a such a bad year seems to have been so spectacular!”.
As a tarot reader, it’s very interesting to see what a person posts compared to what they tell me during a consultation.

One day, a friend wrote on Facebook: “Only here, that a such a bad year seems to have been so spectacular!”.four of cups

When we get into any social media, we notice that many people look gorgeous and “happy ever after.” As a tarot reader, it is very interesting to see that, for example, the same person who is trying to get a divorce, posts a picture with her/his partner on their anniversary, toasting with champagne glasses.

Other people, in difficult times, show themselves at wonderful parties, as if life were always flowers – “La Dolce Vita.” Then they have a consultation with me and tell a very different story. On the other hand, a lot of people complain that social media is a center of envy, a door to bragging great travels, expensive restaurants and a jet-set life that doesn’t always correspond to reality.

But how about changing this perspective? Now your social media becomes a list of gratitude to yourself, and not a means of comparison with others. Now, your Facebook forces you to look at your best moments, your family, your partner, … making you rethink that life is really made of ups and downs.

ten of cupsBetter register the ups in an Instagram, so that when we’re down, we have beautiful trips, good friends and celebrations to remember and boost our spirits.

Better register a party on Facebook, so that you receive likes from friends that are far away, but still love you, even though they don’t have time to call.

Better give a virtual “Happy Birthday” to that person that you are not that close, but even so, just that short note already brings her/him a smile on such a special day.

From this new angle, if today you’re sad, look again at your own timeline and review your pictures. Lift your head up high, take a refreshing bath, put on some perfume, make yourself gorgeous, take another selfie … and post it!

… now on your own “Digital Gratitude Journal“.

The Stars of Lala Land

During this last Oscar season everyone was talking about LaLa Land, a musical in which boy meets girl and dance in the stars. For those who don’t know, that date took place at the famous Griffith Observatory – the planetarium and one of the most charming places in Los Angeles, where you can have a spectacular view of city and its lights.

During this last Oscar season everyone was talking about LaLa Land, a musical in which boy meets girl and dance in the stars. Lala PosterFor those who don’t know, that date took place at the famous Griffith Observatory – the planetarium and one of the most charming places in Los Angeles, where you can have a spectacular view of city and its lights.

If you are a mystic, a nerd or a fan of the universe, astronomy, astrology, tarot and everything else magical, I highly recommend that when you go to LA, you visit the Griffith. Besides its glamorous building, it also offers other attractions such as the telescope (from where I first saw Saturn) and the Planetarium theater show that you can’t miss, called “Centered in the Universe”, projected on the ceiling.

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Another amazing attraction that many people are not aware of is that the Observatory promotes “Public Star Parties”. Once a month, several knowledgeable amateur astronomers bring their telescopes to the Griffith Gardens (with the assistance of volunteers from the Los Angeles Astronomical Society) to talk about the sky and to show the Sun, Moon, visible planets, and other objects to the general public.Griffith a noite

The Los Angeles Astronomical Society also sponsors other “Star Parties” outside of Griffith’s area. I was fortunate enough to participate in one of those with a “Meetup” Group (with about 30 people). We traveled to Mount Pinos National Park (approximately 2 hours away from Los Angeles) and arrived at the place where the astronomers would later set their equipment. Then we shared a potluck and went hiking.

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Upon returning to the picnic spot, the astronomers were already installed with their powerful telescopes. A woman had a “sky chart”, and as the hours went by she taught us: “Now Jupiter is already visible … now you can also check the star XYZ …”. I’ve never seen a sky as clear and as starry in my life as the one I saw that night. We stayed there until almost 4 o’clock in the morning and then returned to the city.

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And after showing the pictures and sharing this wonderful experience with a friend, he just looked at me and said: “Come on! Don’t people flirt during these parties?”. “I think so”, I replied rather surprised with his lack of interest and my naiveté. I did notice that a couple of people “self-abducted” themselves for a few hours that night… I also made some new friends, who hosted some dinner parties and other events. But that night, I only had eyes for the stars of LaLa Land!

ceu de estrelas* The last 3 pictures were taken during this trip (including the starry sky).

Just out of curiosity

What happens when you think that you came for a tarot reading “just out of curiosity” and instead the cards give you a very important message? This happened to a client who was unhappy with work and felt that the tarot could shed a bit of light on some of her issues.

What happens when you think that you came for a tarot reading “just out of curiosity” and instead the cards give you a very important message? This happened to a client, Marcela*, who was unhappy with work and felt that the tarot could shed a bit of light on some of her issues. So she came to get clarity on what to do regarding her job, but there was nothing really serious about it.

Analyzing her astrological mandala spread for the coming months, the tarot showed that she had to start investing in courses to expand her career options. No real changes would happen in terms of work for that specific period.

However, a big red flag appeared in another area of her life that she did not even expect: Paul’s * health. In the 7th House of the “other” (partners, companions, boyfriends, husbands…), the letter NINE OF SPADES combined with the MOON alerted that her partner Paul was very worried about something that he was not sharing with her. From the observation of other cards, the problem was clearly just with him alone.Nove de Espadas

I told her: “Keep an eye on Paul, because he is having some serious trouble. This has nothing to do with you two. Your relationship is great. It’s like he’s in a depression or he has some health problem that he’s not telling you. ”

She didn’t get why that card appeared, because his routine was that of an athlete. In addition to giving tennis lessons, he used to work out and play soccer every weekend. “But he looks great, with perfect health!” she replied.

“Well, we’re looking into predictions for the next months. There may be a problem. This warning is not meant to scare you. The only reason something like this would come up on your tarot spread is because somehow you’ll need to HELP him”. She hesitated, thinking that this was a bit surreal … until …

A month later she called me and said, “Rosane, you won’t believe it! Paul told me that he’s been having short of breath when he plays tennis”. Since she was already on alert from her tarot reading, she paid attention to a comment that would normally pass by unnoticed. And then she insisted that he go get a medical checkup.

Paul started to take several blood and stress tests prescribed by a cardiologist. All results came back normal with nothing to worry about. Then one night he felt very sick. Marcela insisted that he go to a different cardiologist.

The new physician asked him to take additional imaging tests and a cardiac catheterization procedure. After this last procedure, which was more invasive and required hospitalization, the doctor entered his room said: “Paul, you’ll only leave this hospital after you have an open heart surgery! Your arteries are clogged and you are lucky to still be alive, because you could have had a heart attack a long time ago”. And he did have a heart surgery in that same week.Betty Boop Enfermeira

Marcela stood by him through the entire process helping with his recovery.

Was it really chance that led her to this appointment? Or were her Guardian Angels that wanted to save her companion’s life?

And they did save his life, because now he looks great! The two of them are still together enjoying life, with one detail: after this episode, she confessed that at the beginning of that year, during Mardi Gras, the couple partied dressed as a nurse and patient. Finally, she confessed: “I’ll never use that costume in my lifetime ever again!”

* The names were changed to preserve the couple’s identity.

Before I die

You’re at physiotherapy and hear the folowing remark from a guy on the bed just beside yours: “One thing I have asked from the LORD: that before I die I see a spirit and an ET! “.

You’re at physiotherapy, that mix of massage and relaxation (…Not! because you’re screwed and in pain) and hear the folowing remark from a guy on the bed just beside yours: “One thing I have asked from the LORD: that before I die I see a spirit and an ET! “.

Last week there was a a lot of noise because NASA announced the discovery of 7 Earth-like planets, all with the potential to have life. What naiveté (or even arrogance) to think that we are the only ones in the Universe. It is as if ants, in an anthill at the Amazon, spent their days debating if they are the only species of the entire forest.ant-holding-world-224x300

No, my dear ant friends, according to experts, there are approximately 2 million different species in this forest’s fauna, including more than 1,300 species of birds and 300 mammals. This is in the Amazon alone. And also no, my dear Earthling fellows. There are 8 planets in the Solar System and it is estimated that our galaxy, the Milky Way, has 100-400 billion stars. And nowadays, with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers estimate 2 trillion galaxies in the Universe.

Assuming that each of these galaxies has at least 100 billion solar systems and that each of these has at least one planet … It’s a matter of pure math. Cracking the numbers on a bar paper napkin, after 2 beers:

1 planet x 100 billion stars x 2 trillion galaxies = do you really still think that we are the only ones, the smartest, the most advanced, the “Kings of the Universe”?

Sidekick or star of the show?

And as far as spirits go, I believe there are people who are born with the power to see them, like the kid from the Sixth Sense, but if they’re not born into a family of mediums, this can scare the hell out of them. Others can see nothing beyond the material world, but as they develop their spirituality, they may gradually have access to this other dimension.

Part of the esoteric literature explores the possibility of material and ethereal planets, like the book “Esoteric Buddhism”. Has it ever crossed your mind that when an ET dies it may also become a spirit?

So, dear physiotherapy neighbor, may God grant your heart’s desire, but hopefully that won’t also become your cause of death: fright. You finally see a spirit and an ET, but as you are not prepared for it, you literally get scared to death.around-her-chagall

One thing is certain: a person who makes this kind of comment is certainly prepared. I think his cause of death would probably be more of happiness, gratitude, and wonder.

Happiness to finally see that we are not alone, to see that life goes on, even on other realms. Gratitude for having guardian spirits who only want what’s best for us. And wonder to maybe find out that, just like in the movie “The Arrival,” there are ET’s helping the Earth survive such turmoil.

Thank God!