reply to post by el1jah
Wow my goodness what a fascinating question! You have reminded me of an experience I had myself, and oddly had forgotten about. I received a strange
name, an indian chiefs name (not sure whether to name him, I think it would be a little disrespectful to, and I still have a hard time believing it
myself!) and was told he was guiding me at this time. Now I am pretty open minded about spirit guides, I simply do not know if we have them or not.
Given our ability as humans, to influence our surroundings I believe it possible that we can create whatever makes us feel comfortable to do the job
as best we can. So with this in mind, thinking I had gone a little crazy here - I followed the guidance and was absolutely awestruck when I
discovered that when I typed in precisely (and I mean precisely) what I was instructed, there was only 1 link to this person! Indeed, an Indian Chief
whose name and information I had just varified for myself! ( I also would like to thank you for bringing this back to my memory, I'd actually locked
alot of this away until very recently).
I can still see his picture in my mind, so perhaps this chap does guide me for some reason - who knows? Our family do seem to have frequent links to
American Indians through one form or another over the years (considering we are UK based, with USA relatives). It was told to me then, he was guiding
me (this was during a really intense period of activity over the course of approximately a year) - how could I argue with that? I had never heard of
him, this information came like a bolt out of the blue.
I have not experienced what you have however, in terms of encounters with other forms of beings! I think if I were encountering some lower spirit
forms in those situations it would put me off greatly!! I am very careful as to who and what I allow in - I set a stringent set of instructions, and
set my intentions to let only spirit of high and loving intention communicate with me. I have read and spoken with others about their experiences
with more malevolent energies upon the Astral Realms (reached of course, through OBE in dreamstates/meditations etc).
I will however say this - if we are assigned a spirit guide, which is nice to consider - then I would most certainly believe these are higher level
spirits bestowed upon us to protect us, and to help us serve. Also, ensure that you perform adequate safety techniques before embarking upon anything
of a spiritual nature - there are many out there, from grouding excercises, visualising yourself in white light - or having white/golden light enter
your crown from above etc... Find one that feels right to you.
Also, I say this alot I admit, trust your instincts, and if at this time it genuinely doesnt feel like the right thing to do - steer clear for a
while, and enjoy more human pursuits! In real terms, we know so very little about the spirit world/guides and all the rest of it - so much is just
relaying and sharing of personal experience!
Finally, I think if you enter this arena, you recognise you do so as a pioneer and explorer, for which there are as yet, no concrete answers to these
types of questions (unfortunately) - and I all I can do, is offer you my own personal experiences.
Wonderful question, I hope this helps a little
- Feel free to ask more if I haven't quite covered what you mean, I will do my best!