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Post by Candlelight.kk on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:04

0riginally posted on 17 Jun 2008

Lucky Spiritlinker - going to see Billy Cook. Hope it goes well for you, Spiritlinker.
Please let us know afterwards how you get on.
I've not had a private reading with Billy Cook, but have seen him demonstrate many times, and have learnt much from his Open Circles. An excellent teacher, and he brings his own brand of humour to every occasion.

Looking forward to your "review". xxx
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Post by spiritlinker on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:07

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I will feedback to you Candlelight , counting the days Rolling Eyes I have only seen Billy once at a demo, but it was difficult to assess how he works as he joked a lot. He started off by telling us all he was mental to set the tone. Everyone was amused by him. I guess it sets the right vibration for the spirits Rolling Eyes

I decided to see him for a private sitting, as I have heard so much about him. So I want to see whether he works for me.
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Post by spiritlinker on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:10

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The reading was not what I expected. Some stuff was accurate, but some not. It was a learning experience for me.
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Post by louby loo on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:11

sorry to hear that spirit linker such a shame has your post before you were so excited oh well like you said a learning experience i have been to umptine shows churches and never been read ever how many learning experiences do i need lol bfn louby xx
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Post by Feather on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:12

There seems to be a contradiction here which is troubling me. Spiritlinker's opinion of BC is based on what I assume was a disappointing reading for her.
On the other hand, Candlelight has nothing but praise for him. Am I right? The two don't sit well together and I wonder how this came about. Could it simply be that he had an off-day or what? Smile



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Post by Candlelight.kk on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:14

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Feather wrote:There seems to be a contradiction here which is troubling me. Spiritlinker's opinion of BC is based on what I assume was a disappointing reading for her.
On the other hand, Candlelight has nothing but praise for him. Am I right? The two don't sit well together and I wonder how this came about. Could it simply be that he had an off-day or what? Smile

Hi Feather,
I do believe, from my own experience, that what whereas a good medium may bring through a wonderfully validating messaging to one person, another person may come away disappointed from that same medium on that same day.  This is not necessarily to say the medium is not "good".  Remember, it is not the medium that is giving the message, your loved ones are bringing their presence to you through the medium, meeting half way, so to speak.  Different mediums have different "abilities" in connecting with spirit, and indeed work for spirit at different levels and in different "fields of expertise".  Spirit will seek out (be attracted to) the medium who can best work for them (the loved one trying to make contact) e.g. a medium who works 'clairaudiently' as opposed to 'clairvoyantly' might be easier for that loved one to connect with, and in the same way a living person may often be "drawn" to seek out a particular medium (the loved one(s) in spirit may even have a 'guiding' involvement there).

Furthermore, you can have a genuine medium with a natural ability to  wonderful confirming messages on a one-to-one basis, but that same medium may not have the skills to run workshops, teaching others or to demonstrate their knowledge and abilities to a public audience.

As I said above, "I've not had a private reading with Billy Cook, but have seen him demonstrate many times, and have learnt much from his Open Circles. An excellent teacher, and he brings his own brand of humour to every occasion."  
I have also been to one of his workshops (run also with Gordon Smith). Both have very different ways of 'working with and for spirit' and this day alone proved invaluable to me, where each in their respective ways showed us not only what a medium does, but more importantly how, and why.  When you know the why, only then can you understand the what and the how of mediumship.
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Post by Candlelight.kk on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:15

I just need to add here, that spiritlinker has since come with me to one of Billy Cook's open circles, an invaluable place of learning, where students of all levels can practice and learn to develop their natural gifts, helped and encouraged by Billy,
and I'm hoping spiritlinker will give you her own account and let you know her opinion here.
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Post by spiritlinker on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:17

louby loo wrote:sorry to hear that spirit linker such a shame has your post before you were so excited oh well like you said a learning experience i have been to umptine shows churches and never been read ever how many learning experiences do i need lol bfn louby xx

I was excited Louby Loo, but did not feel that way after the reading.
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Post by spiritlinker on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:18

Feather wrote:There seems to be a contradiction here which is troubling me. Spiritlinker's opinion of BC is based on what I assume was a disappointing reading for her.
On the other hand, Candlelight has nothing but praise for him. Am I right? The two don't sit well together and I wonder how this came about. Could it simply be that he had an off-day or what? Smile

Feather,

You are right, I came away disappointed. The reading was definitely not up to scratch in my view. BC is rated highly by a number of people, but I cannot say the same. I have seen a number of mediums, and feel that I am able to judge who works for me. I believe there was more to it than having a bad day. The start of the reading was offputting, and I was shocked by it. I am sorry I am not going into detail.

I have seen him in open circle, and think he is a good tutor, but would not return for a private sitting. I have seen better mediums.

I have a friend who saw Gordon Smith, and said that everything he told her was inaccurate. So maybe it is about some mediums work with some people, and not with others. I have had a number of mediums recommended from demonstrations as excellent, but then when I see them I think otherwise. However, I have seen some good mediums(and don''t come from the all mediums are rubbish camp) but they are few and far between.

Seeing BC was a learning experience for me, I had heard the hype, and wanted to see what it was about Crying or Very sad I would not have known if I hadn't seen him.
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Post by Feather on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:20

Thanks, Candlelight and Spiritlinker. I understand what you are each saying. The success of a reading depends on many things which all have to come together if a good reading is to follow.Don't give up on me. Keep teaching. I'm still learning! Embarassed



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Post by Candlelight.kk on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:21


BILLY COOK CSNU

Billy sailed the 7 seas in the merchant navy before sailing the spiritual seas.He studied at the Arthur Findlay College Stansted and was awarded the CSNU by the SNU for his abilitiy to work with Spirit. He has now been a medium for 20 years travelling all over the UK and the world as an ambassador for the Spirit world to such diverse countries as Japan, Italy, Germany, Spain, Norway and in Denmark, where he appeared in his own TV program about mediumship "Klarsyn". He opened his own school "The English School of Mediumship " in Copenhagen and in Aarhus 6 years ago and it is now recognised as one of the best in Denmark.He has been working with his gifts at the SAGB for 12 years teaching and demonstrating mediumship.
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Post by Candlelight.kk on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:22

Martin Hulbaek interviews medium Billy Cook on Spiritquest Radio:

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http://spiritquestradio.com/archiveweb2/index.php?p=Martin_Hulbaek-Spirit_Search

Meet the great English Medium Billy Cook. Billy is a true icon within mediumship development, and has been working all over the world, demonstrationg and teaching.
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Post by zanne on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:24

I have sat in open circles with Billy Cook and have had several readings from him. I have also seen him demonstrate many times. He is an excellent medium but the readings for me were not that accurate. In the open circles Billy interrpreted what I saw which I felt was incorrect. But said nothing. However as I was an inexperienced and a fledgling at the time I felt it was best just to listen quietly. The people I gave messages to who I bumped into again at other circles confirmed that what I had originally said was correct.
I believe that I am not on Billy's wave-length and therefore know now that it would be difficult to sit with him again. At the time I was trying to find my best way of working. He has a good sense of humour and helps a lot of people and has brought comfort to many people as well as spreading the word of the spiritual world.
All mediums have a different way of working and as you become more experienced you learn what is best for you. What is important is to be honest and not to let the ego take over. I am forever learning and will quietly continue my path of learning.
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Post by maxine on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:25

hi zanne,nice to meet you.Who is your favourite medium?
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Post by Feather on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:27

Hello, zanne. It's good to have you here. Smile
Do you ever get an instant feeling of repulsion or attraction when you meet someone for the 1st time?
I know I do. I'm a bit ashamed of that but I can't seem to stop it. Why am I saying this here? Well, it may be relevant to the discussion about various mediums and whether they work for you. Would it not be easier for a medium to give you a good reading if the vibes were favourable? The feelings I get can be mild or very strong. What do you think, zanne? Maxine? Candlelight?



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Post by Misty on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:28

Welcome zanne. 😁

Are you a medium yourself?

Feather, i think that it is quite natural to get those sort of reactions when first meeting someone, but do you find that your first reaction is always right, or does that change with time when you get to know the person more?
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Post by Feather on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:31

It's usually right. If I feel very bad vibes it's sometimes as a result of an attitude the person has displayed or certain things he/she has said which show me the personality. If it's bad, I avoid getting any closer.



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Post by Candlelight.kk on Wed 03 May 2017, 10:33

  Billy Cook 93adba69-0e2b-4fac-8df4-9d47d7f6b793_leo1__taken_by_rory_21_05_2013 Leo Bonomo talks to medium Billy Cook on his radio show  on 24th March, 2015

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/leobonomo/2015/03/24/mediumship-readings-and-guests-this-week-the-great-billy-cook-internationaly-kn

All about mediumship, connecting with spirit, spiritual development, live readings with guests some well known. We shall talk about development, spirit problems you may have and anything to do with spiritual things. We have guests on the show from time to time and we do reading’s.  I do not ask questions, genuine mediums do not ask questions! Please remember this is a live worldwide show and archives can be downloaded.


This week the great Billy Cook internationally known medium one of our best loved British mediums!  Billy is going to talk about his life and experiences as a medium.  Billy is doing readings live.

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Billy Cook's website is here:   link   http://www.billycook.co.uk/

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