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She has visions while asleep and awake

By: - Columnist / @Inq_Lifestyle
/ 02:33 AM July 17, 2012

Dear Mr. Licauco,

I am Irene, a consultant in the academe and with a corporate firm. I have questions about things that are happening to me which I cannot comprehend.

First, I see visions in dreams, and also when awake. These visions such as bombings, earthquakes, plane crashes, sea disasters, and even death, would happen in a week or, at the longest, within months.


Every time the actual event would happen, I feel as if my energy is consumed. I become so weak and sometimes I vomit to release some tension. Am I still normal? Please enlighten me. Are there ways to not see these visions again?

Even when I keep myself busy, these visions also occur and I develop headaches. Is it possible to have a third eye but not actually see spirits? I could also feel other elements, especially in our office but, thankfully, I don’t see them. I also hear sounds like laughter or crying but I don’t see where they are coming from. Do I possess a third eye?

Second, I had out-of-body experiences thrice already. I thought I was going to pee and acted to rise, but my body was left asleep on my bed. I felt so light then. I watched myself sleeping. I just can’t understand how I was able to return to my physical body. One instance, when I had an out-of-body experience, I tried to roam around my room. I loved the feeling of just floating.

A friend advised me not to leave my body too long, because my body might be possessed by other spirits. Is this true? Did I really have a true out-of-body experience? If so, how did it happen?

Third, I had an affair with a man 20 years my senior. We really felt a strong connection to each other. It seemed like we had known each other for so long. We first met in Mindanao. He told me the place seemed so familiar to him, and he felt that he had lived there before. I also felt that way when I saw the place for the first time. I could even point to landmarks, i.e. a big stone at the foot of the hill, a tree beside it, etc… Is it possible we were a couple before, and we lived in that place? How are we going to find out about our connection before? Was he my soul mate?

I look forward to your shedding light on the things happening to me.


Not a healthy thing


Dear Irene,

Psychic visions manifest either in the waking state or in the dreaming state. In your case, you see visions whether you’re awake or asleep.

Your visions are so vivid, they render you weak and exhausted. This is not a healthy thing. You must learn to control your psychic gifts. You see these visions even when you keep yourself busy with mundane activities, because your inner faculties are fully developed.

Yes, you are still normal, but you may not be later on if you don’t control or manage your psychic perceptions.

Yes, it is possible to have a Third Eye and not see spirits. What people commonly call the Third Eye is actually clairvoyance, i.e. the ability to see things or events that other people don’t see. If you can describe a place you have never been to, that is an example of traveling clairvoyance. Many psychics are not visual and therefore cannot see spirits, but they can feel, smell or hear things which ordinary people cannot. These are still forms of psychic functioning.

Your psychic gifts may be classified as follows: precognition, or the ability to see what will happen in the future; clairsentience, or the ability to sense or feel the presence of invisible spirits: clairaudience, or the ability to hear voices or sounds produced by spirits; and of course, clairvoyance, or the ability to see things invisible to ordinary eyes.

Astral projection is another psychic ability that you have, but which you may not recognize as a psychic ability. What you experienced was real astral projection. This happens when our astral body detaches itself from the physical body, usually in sleep, and then travels away from the physical body. It is connected to the physical body by a thin etheric astral cord, which is a band of astral matter.

There is protection given us when we are out of our body. But, it is possible to be possessed by an earthbound spirit or by a negative nature spirit. This happens usually in a house that is haunted or inhabited by various negative entities. Otherwise, astral projection is perfectly safe, especially if it happens naturally and you don’t induce it.

Karmic encounter

As I have often pointed out in this column, we seldom meet a person by accident, for the soul never forgets. That’s why our soul recognizes a person we had met before in our past lives. This explains love at first sight. Or its opposite, hate at first sight. What you had with that man 20 years your senior was not an affair, which is primarily physical and emotional, but a karmic encounter, which is more spiritually fulfilling and raises the level of your consciousness.

There are several ways one can know one’s past lives and the connections or relationships you have had in the past with a significant person in this present life. The easiest and more popular method is through a past life hypnotic regression done by a trained hypnotherapist. I have been doing this for years. It is generally a safe process, but regression done by an untrained individual can be dangerous.

Other methods for knowing your past lives are: psychic reading, channeling, dreams, questionnaire method and mirror technique.

Note: The next Basic ESP and Intuition Development workshop will be on July 28-29 at Rm. 308 Prince Plaza I, Legazpi St., Greenbelt, Makati. Call 8107245, 8159890, 0920-9818962, 0920-9818963; e-mail;  visit

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