“How dare you do aura reading on politicians without their permission?”
So began a stinging e-mail received yesterday from a reader. Apart from “Rhonda’s” rage, it was a good question, not just for those of us who do aura reading but for every skilled empath who does the occasional judicious skilled empath merge.
Quick definitions: Aura reading means delving into the human energy field. The way I do and teach it, (Aura Reading Through All Your Senses®) you can choose from 50 databanks in every chakra. You can learn about gifts of the soul and also about STUFF (problems like cords of attachment). You can do aura reading on yourself, aura reading on anyone you meet, even aura reading on strangers.
When you have had as much experience as I have (not to worry about talent for aura reading, because you definitely have that already), you can also use Aura Reading Through All Your Senses® and Empath Empowerment® techniques in some fancier ways. Imagine, you can do aura reading or a skilled empath merge on anyone you, or a client, has ever known. And at any time the person was known, because all that information is stored up in you or your client.
So you could do an aura reading on your ex, comparing how he felt about you emotionally on the first day you met versus what was going on in that same aura reading databank on the last day you saw each other.
Aura reading is not the same thing about being an empath. Empaths are born, not made. (In America, I estimate that 1 in 20 people was born as an empath.) As you regular blog readers know, you can do really amazing in-depth readings of people that I call “empath merges.” That happens when you combine talent as an empath with skill and a quality technique for turning your empath gift(s) ON.
Any Skilled Empath Merge, unlike an aura reading, takes you inside the person’s skin. Just in consciousness, not to worry! Otherwise it could get crowded in there.
ARE ETHICS IMPORTANT FOR AURA READING AND SKILLED EMPATH MERGES?
You betcha! Knowledge is power. If you believe that, there is clearly a lot of power available for you when doing aura reading.
As an empath, I am delighted to proclaim that you empath readers also have oodles of power in your future, if you will only claim it.
So when is it fair to boost your knowledge and power by doing aura reading or a skilled empath merge? I can’t decree ethics from on high but I can share with you how I have sorted this out for myself, after wrestling with the question.
DOING aura reading or a Skilled empath merge? I believe that you have the right to do that whenever you wish.
TELLING OTHERS what you find after doing aura reading or an Skilled empath merge? That’s where discretion and ethics converge.
If the person is running for public office or agrees to be interviewed on the evening news or, even, has put his photo on Facebook, that is a public appearance. You have the right, I believe, to comment in public about aura reading chakra databanks that will affect public life.
What if you find personal information, like discovering that the person is a narcissist or a drunk? Again, I think discernment is needed. I wouldn’t necessarily out the drunk right there on Facebook. But I wouldn’t hesitate to give out that information in a confidential aura reading.
Honestly, if you’re dating Mr. Small, wouldn’t you like to know sooner, rather than later, if:
- He’s a drunk or drug addict.
- He’s a narcissist or psychic vampire.
- He’s cruel as a lover.
- He’s a power freak.
- He’s seriously stingy or wildly extravagant.
- He’s physically abusive.
- Lying is a way of life for him.
For you, that kind of aura reading information is hardly idle gossip. You’re dating the man. It could become a matter of life and death.
INFORMATION VS. PSYCHIC COERCION
Recently we ran a blog conversation about coercion, as suggested by an online teacher of empaths. I think it is very important to say that I advocate using specific techniques of Aura Reading Through All Your Senses® and Empath Empowerment®. Okay, they are techniques I have developed and tested. 🙂
I advocate using these techniques, not just experimenting with any old aura reading or empath merge practices. Subtler levels of life are also more powerful levels. Would you rather have someone experiment with your shirt or your genes?
All the techniques in my books and workshops have been designed carefully and tested so that the person doing the aura reading or Skilled empath merge:
- Is protected
- Doesn’t hurt or coerce anyone receiving the aura reading or empath merge
- There will be maximum accuracy
- The exercise, in itself, will help the aura reader or empath become wiser, not weaker
- And the aura reader or empath is especially likely to succeed, gaining quality results in a way that is easy
Whether you choose to study in depth with me or not, please do study with a professional teacher. Find someone with skill and experience who can guide you at subtle levels. I know it’s counter-culture in our everything-goes Internet age, but I believe teaching aura reading and skills for empaths to be a sacred responsibility, something very serious indeed.
Conceivably, there could be practices, like the one described in that other blog entry, where aura reading or empath merge could be mixed up with changing a person, hurting a person, attempting to influence or heal or do something of one’s own choosing.
Now that’s off limits, in my opinion.
You’re not going to have that problem, or horrid karmic consequences, if you’re using the techniques in any of my books. Period.