The age old question has always been are, “Psychics real?” Well, it just depends who you ask! Some swear by them and tend to attempt to use decades-old writings to prove up there beliefs. Others say, say perhaps not and will quote bible scripture to say just don’t go there. So then, no matter what you believe I would have to say there is some truth to psychics although I have never actually witnessed any psychic give any real information to convince me otherwise. I have worked with psychics during homicide investigations, however, they proved not to be fruitful. Some people call psychics, clairvoyants, palm readers but either way it can all be summed up by someone who claims to have some type of gift which allows them to be empowered by an unknown source. For me, I am not superstitious or one of those people who believes in the Ouija board but I do believe God has allowed satan to roam the earth as a roaring lion. With that in mind, satan is allowed to perform certain things on earth through demonic means, which tells me demons are present. God also tells us through scripture miracles are performed on earth to this very day. I can attest to the miracle part sense I have witnessed many during my lifetime. It you notice satan is not capitalized in the previous sentences, this is because I do not recognize his authority. In the King James version of the bible you can find many references when it comes to practicing sorcery and it tells us not to engage in such activity.
Leviticus 19. 31 : Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the Lord your God.
There would be no reason for the bible to warn us of sorcery if it were not dangerous. Of course, the bible tells us as Christians, demons may not enter our temple…meaning our body, however, pagans are fair game. Jumping ahead, I had some down time this week and was watching a television show starring Tyler Henry a self-proclaimed medium for celebrities. After watching several celebrities being interviewed by Tyler, it was clear to me Tyler is a bright young 19 year old man who is gifted as a speaker. In police work, we’re trained to interview and interrogate people, that is all part of the job…I will not reveal my observations as it relates to his facial expressions, body language, eye movements and or even the words he uses or the context in how he uses them….but to a seasoned police officer these observations tell us a lot. Again, I believe he is a bright young man and has an above average intelligence and clearly has the posture to make people comfortable. Tyler is very good at keeping the attention of the interviewee and takes control of the conversation and is a good listener as well.
Out of all of the interviews and or what he may term as readings, I noticed most celebrities were searching for love and or loved ones who passed away and were really merely looking for someone to tell them what they wanted to hear. But again, I do believe Tyler has some type of gift to be able to develop easy going relationships with celebrities. I have no idea what he charges but I do find it suspicious he is not doing readings for let’s say a homeless person or perhaps a 20 year old working at McDonald’s. Interestingly enough, it appears the celebrities really are in need of counseling themselves and Tyler fills that void! If you’ve watched his program you will see there is a lot of hugging and compliments going on between the celebrity and Tyler. Tyler is overly friendly and obviously has a talent for engaging with people. Tyler claims to have learning of his gift at the age of 10 years old and knew he was destine to do what he does. Personally, I do not think there is much harm in what he is doing, however, he has mentioned there are times when he has, “crossed over” and that part to me is alarming.
Deuteronomy 13: If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder, And the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them; Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the Lord your God proveth you, to know whether ye love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul. …
I believe if you’re practicing as a medium and going to dark depths of crossing over with the dead, you’re treading on dangerous grounds. One thing I might mention, Tyler never gives any bad news and keeps an even balance when giving his readings. Well, the way I look at it is this is not a perfect world and if it were things would be much different. So, if he truly can see things as a visionary then the bad would certainly be there as well. But, of course bad stuff doesn’t sell and people do not want to hear bad stuff they only want to pay to hear good stuff. I wasn’t going to mention any words he uses but oh heck why not….if you watch his readings he continuously uses these words:
- Beyond the shadow of a doubt
I mention these words because he uses them often and believe his knowledge is limited and the continued rehearsal of these words to make them fit is something he has mastered in order to build and or develop relationships with people when doing their readings. Or, perhaps due to his maturity level that is the best he can come up with and has somewhat of a pattern. Nevertheless, he claims to have a special gift and his making people happy and content. Again, I am not saying I do not believe what he is saying but believe it was worth taking a look at. You have to remember many, many mediums have been arrested and convicted of fraud over time and the business is still thriving today. Please make sure if you’re going to pay a medium that you use due diligence before doing so, as a former police investigator I can tell you there are many frauds stealing from people daily!