01 June, 2012

"Hello stranger, can I ask you about your spirituality?"

I've had a bizarre week.

During my social hours, I've begun a new friendship*. I met this person through a group of friends, and so it was pretty easy to integrate her into the rest of my group's silliness and laughter. However, I've been having dreams and strange flashes about her all week!

 It first began when we were all trading embarrassing stories from our childhood-- things that seemed so traumatic back then, but are ridiculous with the hindsight of experience. She spoke about a particular experience when she was 13, and how she called for help for a situation, but didn't receive any. As she told the awkward finale, I immediately blinked, daydreamed an image of shadowy intrusion, and then blinked back to normal vision. I thought I might have projected the image, so I ignored it.

Ha ha ha, guess you can see where this is going...?

I dreamed about her that night, and she had somehow been injected into one of my mundane work dreams... paperwork, computers, plants, teaching classes, etc. Because the dream was so boring, I ignored it; didn't even write it down in my Dream Journal.

Again, she kept popping up. Random conversations, text messages that came through right as I thought about her embarrassing story, etc. It wasn't until she commented on my Gryphon pin (that I purchased in honor of my Shamanic School) that I got the "Duh!" moment from the Universe!

This woman may have a spiritual intrusion that is affecting her daily life, and she might benefit from a Healing Appointment.

But ugh, now I'm in a horrible dilemma. I just met this woman not too long ago-- how do I even bring up something like this in conversation? Do I just give her a business card, a laptop, and stand behind her, holding my breath until she declares her interest/disinterest? Do I not say anything at all, and wait for her to bring up the topic of Religion and Spirituality? Do I wait and wait and wait until my Spirits are so impatient with me that I end up calling her spur-of-the-moment and babbling about what I've seen inside my head?

Of course, those are exaggerations, and I would never do any of them, as they would make another person terribly uncomfortable. But I am finding myself trying to balance my fear of looking like an idiot (when discussing this type of healing with someone new) and responding to my "duty to inform" when I know I've seen something Real...

What would you do? How would you gently approach this topic?

*Note: I maintain strict confidentiality on this site, so numerous details have been changed to protect privacy. So even if you think you know who I'm writing about, you don't.  :)

2 comments:

  1. A good opener can be tv. Bring up a common show that has metaphysical parts and see where the convo goes from there. By the time you have conversationally wandered off topic, you will have learned more about their approachability on the subject. :)

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  2. A good opener can be tv. Bring up a common show that has metaphysical parts and see where the convo goes from there. By the time you have conversationally wandered off topic, you will have learned more about their approachability on the subject. :)

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