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By November 8, 2012Hypnotherapy

When pretty, petite 32 year-old Laura called me, she was in crisis and at her wits end.Absolutely depressed, she had no energy, and she had no clue what might help her, so she called me in utter despair.

She told me how Bob, her violent, abusive boyfriend, and father of her two-year-old son, Mikey, had shaken the baby and had abused her mentally and physically for years.  Because she was terrified that Bob might do something worse to Mikey, she gathered up his toys, and a few of her own belongings, threw them into her old Toyota, and drove cross-country from upstate New York to her parent’s house in Torrance in sheer panic.  It wasn’t a safe-haven, however, because Laura’s distant, unemployed parents were not pleased to have her home.

In her first session, we just worked on getting her out of her anxiety and depression by re-programming her thinking and getting her to take care of her brain and her body first.  In the next session, she learned how to go deep inside and heal the wounds of her own troubled childhood, and violent teenage years.  But in her third session, when we did her Past Life Regression, she saw everything from a completely different perspective.  It was as if a giant search light switched on to high beam to show her why the horrible events of her life were merely “learning opportunities” on her soul’s journey.

By that time, Bob had caught up with her legally.  He’d subpoenaed her, and accused her of kidnapping her own son, and because he had a job and she didn’t, he was now suing her for full custody.  She would be forced to return to New York or face serious legal consequences.  Now, she was angry, panicked and felt like a complete victim.

But things change.  In one past life, she saw herself as a powerful Japanese Samurai warrior, who served a power-hungry warlord.  She saw how as her Samurai self, she did the bidding of the warlord, even though morally she knew that it was wrong to kill for money and land, which is exactly what she did.  And she was extremely rich because of all the killing she had done.

When she was in battle, I asked her to look at whom she had just killed.  “Oh, my God!  It’s Bob!” she said.

I said, “Fine.  Now go and find his widow, who now is left to fend for herself.”

“It’s my sister in this life,” she said.  “Wow! That explains a lot!”

“Now see if she has any children left without a father.”

“It’s my Mikey!” she said.

“Okay,” I said, “let’s do some damage control.  I want you to ask forgiveness from Bob’s soul now.  Just ask him forgiveness.”  And she did.  Then she went to the In Between, where her soul group was very disappointed in her.  They hung their heads and turned away.  I asked that she go to “The Tribunal,” and see the Elders.  I don’t often have to take people to the Tribunal, but it’s always interesting.  She described it just the way other clients describe it – she saw entities with medallions on, and I asked her to describe the clearest medallion and to ask for help.

This is how she described it:  “The elder answered that I must learn to be strong without killing anyone.  Also to remember that I was once a man and that I must think back to my life as a man to understand Bob’s thinking in this lifetime.  And the number of people that I killed in that lifetime is the number of people that I should be helping in this lifetime.  They elders refused to tell me anything else.  I need to remember my commitment that I have made with them in this lifetime and succeed in fulfilling what was discussed.

”I ask clients to write up their regressions so they can evaluate them later, and this regression helped Laura on so many levels.  She was able to return to New York, feeling absolutely in control of her emotions.  She no longer felt as if she didn’t “deserve” to in her situation – now she sees it as an opportunity to test her warrior-self nature, even though in this life she is a pretty, petite woman.   When last I heard from Laura, she’d gotten a job immediately; someone had offered her a house to live in free for three months and she refused to be drawn into a bloody custody battle with her former foe.  Bob is softening, because she does not react with hatred.  She will succeed in quest to create a better life, because she has a different perspective, and is learning to be powerful without killing anyone!

So, when you feel like a victim and feel as if you are wronged – just send love and forgiveness first!  Who knows?  Maybe you’ve got a few soul lessons to learn, too.  Don’t we all?  Because, if we were perfect, we wouldn’t be living this “learning opportunity” experience!  Thanks for taking the time to read this, and if you like it, please send it on to others who might like it too!   Give me a call if you want to change your perspective!  Stephanie Riseley