John Vliet Blog

Meeting James Van Praagh   Enjoy this story about why sometimes spirits do the things they do.     This is an excerpt from my memoir in progress THE UNFOLDING YEAR: OR MY YEAR AS A MEDIUM. It is the closing of the chapter MEETING JAMES VAN PRAAGH which illustrates...

[caption id="attachment_649" align="alignnone" width="199"] Ben Shahn BROTHERS[/caption] Brotherly Love As I’ve said before sometimes I don’t know if Spirit is playing with me in readings or not. When you’re a medium you’ve got to be really careful about clearing your mind and separating yourself from what you’re seeing...

READING: THE SURGEONS I was reading a woman some time ago, before Covid. It was a phone reading and I had no idea who I was speaking to. In the reading I saw a tall dark-haired clean shaven man who appeared to be a doctor, in his...

More unbelievable spirits: Usually it’s grandma or grandpa that comes through. Usually they are wearing whatever they normally wore or sometimes they’re wearing their Sunday best or a fisherman slicker if they were a fisherman. But sometimes… So tonight I brought through this woman that reminded me...

A difficult reading: There are times when a sitter cannot take the evidence in a mediumship reading; such was the case during my second reading yesterday. The woman I read sent a photo before the reading and postponed the reading by a half hour. I had time...