Here On Earth
by Alan Coxwell Campbellford
Sometime in the late 1900’s -
Jim Morrison and The Doors sang about opening the doors of perception in many of their songs. Morrison tried to convey what he saw on the other side of those metaphorical doors we had collectively constructed as part of our culture.
The Doors' music played a big part in the cultural revolution which echoed through young people's minds around the world during the late 1960s and early 1970s and in a biography of Jim Morrison the story is told of Jim as a young boy in the back seat of his father's car coming upon an accident in the American southwest. An Indian, who had been riding in the back of a pickup, lay dying on the road as they approached and Jim later claimed he saw the spirit of the dying man exit its body. This was a life-changing event for a young boy. He never forgot it and felt that Indian's soul was always with him during his short stay on Earth.
Exactly what was it the young Jim Morrison saw? Did he really see with his innocent eyes the spirit of a man exiting his body? And if the spirit did exit his body, exactly where did it go?
There is now a guide practicing in this area who is ready to help people on their quest of
understanding these mysteries of existence in this Universe and she recently set up a centre in Campbellford. On the upper floor at 27 Bridge Street West, above Sharon Garneau's Creations of Campbellford, ( since the writing of this article she has moved her office to Oakendell Centre in Warkworth Ontario) Krow Fischer has opened a centre to help people develop their own unique ways of communicating with loved ones whose spirits have passed from their bodies through the process we know as death.
Krow practices as a "deep trance channel" which means that she is capable of moving her own conscious self back far enough to allow selected others to use her body to speak through. Krow describes it as a "valid way to communicate through time and space by allowing impulses from the spirits of others to flow through my body and use my body to allow their words to be spoken out loud in this reality."
When questioned about how and when she developed this ability, Krow laughs as she recalls that when she was about eight years old she "was the little girl in the schoolyard who was talking to people who weren't there. People think you are crazy but I realized that I was really communicating with my guides for this incarnation on Earth. They were there to assist me. I now work with a group called the Council of Elders because I was asked by my guides if I would consider being a channeler for one particular spirit whose name is Tatananayaho.
In one of his previous incarnations he was an elder with the Cheyenne people. But we just call him "Red" to make things easy! At first I was reluctant to channel for Red but I agreed to try. I tested him for two years before telling anyone else about him because I wanted to be absolutely certain that he was not an evil power and that I could
control what was happening to me. I gained complete trust in him and then agreed to share his knowledge with others in their quest for self-knowledge and understanding about what we are experiencing here on Earth today."
Witnessing the transformation in Krow as she goes into a deep trance is quite incredible. She begins with an intricate prayer to the powers of the Universe and asks for their protection while in her trance state. She asks for the protection of those with her and for the channels of communication to remain clear and strong throughout the session. She asks those wishing to speak with Red to count backwards from 100 as she "slowly steps backwards into what can best be described as an upside-down tornado which envelopes me." Suddenly Krow is gone and a warm, gentle fellow who
calls himself Red takes over her body. Facial expressions, gesticulation and voice all change dramatically. Suddenly it is very easy to believe you are sitting around a campfire talking to an ancient and wise spirit. In many ways you become like a child in a warm conversation with your grandfather who appears to know the answer to any question you might ask.
Red has access to all that has ever been. If you ask to speak with someone you loved who has died he will search for them. If he can find them, and they wish to make themselves known to you, he will describe them as they present their image to him. He will speak with them and repeat their answers to any question you care to ask. Questions you might have on the past, present or future are at Red's fingertips. His only question is, "How may I help you?"
In an attempt to keep my rational observer's point of view during my first meeting with Krow, I invited a friend to join me. Krow had never met her before and I had not told Krow I was bringing anyone else. My friend hoped to speak with her grandmother who had passed away about a year ago. On her way to the session she had by chance stopped at a friend's house during her drive to Campbellford. When she told her friend where she was going, and that she hoped to contact her grandmother, her friend asked if she could try to contact her grandmother also. Red did manage to contact my friend's grandmother and in the middle of a conversation, which had emotional tears flowing from what had been said so far, Red suddenly said, "Someone else has just come in. She is a real trickster and she just showed up. She says that someone told her you would be here. She was a friend of your grandmother. She says her name is Carol."
Yes, that is the name of the second grandmother. My friend had not mentioned her nor asked if anyone else was there. I was not even aware of what had transpired but I could tell by the look in my friend's eyes that something very profound had just taken place. Later, when it was explained to me, I asked myself, "What are the odds?"
This session carried on for almost two hours. Red could be asked any question on any topic, from the history of the Universe to the nature of the other dimension in which his spirit was now resident. He would do a brief search when looking for a place or person as if he were accessing some galactic
Internet which makes our current attempts at information storage and retrieval appear primitive. By the time Krow returned to consciousness, quite visibly exhausted, I agreed with her assessment of Red as a "wise, warm and loving presence. He is part of the 'Council of Elders' who are wise old souls who are keeping themselves close to the Earth at this time to aid and assist with the transformations we are undergoing. Respecting those of us with the courage to incarnate at this time, they offer wisdom, vision, advice and experience to assist us in whatever ways we ask, for our
Between my own observations and listening to the experiences of several others, where knowledge has been shared by Red which there is no rational explanation for him knowing, this story certainly has given me a new perspective on the world about us. It is a fascinating experience to see the transformation to the trance state and to tap into Red's spirit. It is another small step in understanding where we are in the Universe and what it is all about.
For anyone with an open mind, the doors are open.