This signifies YOU or the person you are reading. This will define the relationship of all the subsequent cards. In the years since the publication of his Les Propheties, Nostradamus has attracted a large number of supporters, who, along with much of the popular press , credit him with having accurately predicted many major world events. 3 4 Most academic sources reject the notion that Nostradamus had any genuine supernatural prophetic abilities and maintain that the associations made between world events and Nostradamus’s quatrains are the result of misinterpretations or mistranslations (sometimes deliberate). 5 These academics argue that Nostradamus’s predictions are characteristically vague, meaning they could be applied to virtually anything, and are useless for determining whether their author had any real prophetic powers. They also point out that English translations of his quatrains are almost always of extremely poor quality, based on later manuscripts, produced by authors with little knowledge of sixteenth-century French , and often deliberately mistranslated to make the prophecies fit whatever events the translator believed they were supposed to have predicted. Thus, there are certain virtues which have come to be associated with spirituality: compassion, empathy and open-heartedness. These virtues naturally flow out of the introspection inherent to spirituality because they ultimately require a high level of self-knowledge. That is, knowledge of why we hold the beliefs we do, knowledge of why we act in certain ways, and most importantly, knowledge of our interdependence. Jillaine’s progression of her intuitive and spiritual career has grown over the years. The loss of her father at a young age coupled with her Catholic upbringing formed strong bonds with the power of prayer and the influence it has in our lives. Spiritual and intuitive prowess ran on her mother’s side of the family. – A 54-page guidebook that fits inside the box, with instructions on how to read these cards, corresponding botanical illustrations and meanings. There are many types of psychic readings practiced. Although psychic readings might not incorporate the use of any tools, a professional psychic may have one or more specialized areas of expertise. Some of the more common readings include Tarot reading, email psychic reading, palm reading , psychometry , aura readings, or astrological readings. From there, she talked me through the reading, helped me interpret the runes and let me decide what they were telling me about my decision. There was time reserved at the end for a quick prayer over the rune of my choice. Since first starting this list in 1999, Bob has recently expanded it to include alternative practitioners. So now, as you’ll see below, a few specialize in psychic (intuitive) readings, most focus on spirit communication (mediumship), one is an energy healer (and medical intuitive), and one helps people see, hear and feel their loved ones in spirit on their own (intuitive transpersonal hypnotherapist). Brian Sewell. “‘The Fortune Teller’ by Georges de la Tour. ” Burlington Magazine 123 (September 1981), pp. 549-50, doubts evidence of Brealey and Meyers (1981).