Do you Believe in Seances?
Do you believe in seances? Pat and Rebecca are celebrating October with a month of spooky episodes on seances and talking to the dead. This first episode is an interview with an internationally renowned medium, Mahala D. Bacon, Th. D. Speaking with Rebecca, Mahala answers questions about all aspects of seances and readings. What do you think happens at a séance?
Questions Explored in this Episode
What is a séance? How long have people been curious about seances and mediums? Why are we so interested? What are some tools are used in seances? What is a medium? Who can be a medium? What is it like to be a medium? When we go to a séance, what should we expect? What are the similarities and differences between fortune-telling and talking to the dead? Are seances real?
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Listener Mail and Questions
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History of Seances and Mediums
Pat covers some of the key highlights of the history of seances and mediums, those who claim to talk to the dead.
Rebecca and Pat share their initial thoughts on seances and mediums. Pat shares his own personal story of visiting a medium, but did he believe what he was told? They want to know what you think now and then we’ll check back in at the end of the month.
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Ghostly Book Club
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Sources for this Week’s Episode
Special Thanks to our guest Mahala Bacon
Evangelical Spiritual Church: https://unitedspiritualcouncil.org/church-and-programs
United Spiritual Council Of Nations: https://unitedspiritualcouncil.org/
Hands On Paranormal: https://www.facebook.com/Hands-On-Paranormal-1155975291166900/community/?ref=page_internal
Music for this episode was performed by Michael Rivers
Intro: “III. Allegro moderato from Gargoyles” by Lowell Liebermann
Outro: “Dream Images (Love-Death Music)” by George Crumb
Bumper: “Ghost Waltz” by Lowell Liebermann