....

Motherly Love

With Mother’s Day coming up, my Mom has been on my mind. In fact, I was just talking about her during a recent student call. My relationship with my mother wasn’t perfect, but I’ll always remember how she comforted me when...

Touching the Spirit World

Today, I find myself looking back at the various aspects of my life that have served me well throughout my earthly sojourn. I have always prided myself for my honesty and extremely “down to earth” nature, especially when it...

Consciousness – It’s Not so Complicated

A few days ago, I was preparing some notes for a Zoom call I was having with my coaching students later that day. It was an absolutely beautiful morning, and sunshine was flooding my office. My little dog, Maisey, had found a...

Mediumship – A Gift From The Soul

I’m always excited to start a new session of my Mediumship Level 1 Certification Course because as early as the very first call, I begin to gain a true sense of my students. I enjoy finding out what attracted them to...

Peter Redgrove

Peter Redgrove Transformational Lifestyle Coaching Create a plan focused on actions and start discovering the true direction of your life. Peter Redgrove Life Coach offers a broad array of holistic coaching models that fit your...

Talking to the Spirit World

If you’ve ever gotten a reading from a medium – either in a private session or at a group event – you know what an eye-opener it can be. First of all, the very idea that someone you thought was gone forever can reach across...

My Simple Secret for a Soul-Centered Life

In last week’s blog, I wrote about Spiritual Building Blocks – the essential concepts that are the foundation of any spiritual practice. They include letting go and trusting the universe; choosing love over fear; being fully...

Spiritual Building Blocks

There are common themes running through everything I teach. Now, that doesn’t mean all of my workshops and the whole catalog of courses at the JVP School of Mystical Arts are the same, not at all! What I am saying is that in...

Step into the Mystic

When I was a boy, my whole family looked forward to  March 17th. My dad would take us all to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the city, then we’d head to his favorite Irish pub for corned beef and cabbage.  My favorite part...

Take Comfort in Simplicity

“Paradise is not a place; it’s a state of consciousness.” -Sri Chinmoy   Wednesday was gray and rainy, and at the end of the day, a staff member called to check in on me. “You’ve been quiet today.” I have to...

Raise Your Awareness, Raise Your Consciousness!

“The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.” -Lao Tzu   For the last several months, I’ve spent every Monday evening broadcasting Both Sides Now and Beyond...

Reach for the Stars!

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours. – Richard Bach   Sometimes I surprise myself. For the last few weeks, I’ve been working on an engineering project. Yes, you heard me right! I’ve been busy...

Ten Reasons Being Mindful Matters

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” ― Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment   Have you ever been in your car traveling a...

But First…Get Grounded

Maybe you are searching among the branches for what only appears in the roots – Rumi A few days ago, I was rushing to squeeze in a walk with Maisey before getting on a call about a new project I’m working on. I usually pride...

Preparing to Launch

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.”       Steve Jobs...

Are You on The Right Path?

“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” ―Fyodor Dostoyevsky   Recently, I’ve felt the presence of my guides signaling me that it’s time to take the...

The Life-Changing Magic of Being Your own Best Friend

Are you too hard on yourself? Of course, you want to be your best, but if you’re like many of my students, you don’t give yourself the kindness and understanding that you would give to a friend – or even a stranger...

The Journey of Janet Nohavec

My friendship with Reverend Janet Nohavec began decades ago when she reached out after seeing me on television. Like me, Janet was a practicing medium before it became a household word. I remember how she complimented me on my...

Caroline Mumolo

A “naturally” psychic/intuitive” since birth.  Caroline comes from a lineage of instinctive family members, where intuition was a very natural way of living.  For instance, she was modeled by her mother who accurately and...

Stressed Out? I Can Help

How are you doing? If you’re feeling stressed, isolated, or worried about the future, you’re not alone. First of all, I want you to know that I care about you, and I’m sending love. But don’t worry! We can get through...

The Webs We Weave

Do you like spiders? I grew up in the city, and didn’t encounter too many of them until I moved to California. As I became more familiar with them, I couldn’t help but admire the webs they created – especially in the...

A Free Gift straight to
your inbox from James Van Praagh
Join my Soul Family to receive articles, videos and special offers to enlighten and inspire you. We’ll send you my free guided meditation, “Energy Clearing” just for signing up!
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.