There I am. Just me. Just an average Minnesota Woman.
I am a Wife, a Mother, a Daughter, a Psychic, a Healer, a Medium, a Writer, and many other things. What I am NOT is a Business Owner/Entrepreneur!
Ok.... Legally I own my own business. For Tax Purposes, legalities, and so on and so forth. But, I am not a business. I am a person that offers my gifts/services because I am supposed to. Because I am guided to, and because I was born this way.
If you read my biography, I have tried numerous times to do something other than be a Psychic. I went through trial and error trying to figure out how to get my name out there, ect.
But, what Prompted me to write this blog post is a situation that happened recently and that has happened multiple times through my life, and through my path to becoming a full time Psychic Medium.
In a nut shell. Someone contacted me to do an Event in their home. The event was a few weeks away, and was also several hours away distance wise. When I was emailed about the event. I asked all the information I needed, and then told the person that I would get back to them the following Monday or Tuesday to see if I was able to make the trip due to sharing a vehicle.
Monday morning I receive an email that the person had rented a hotel room, sent out invitations, and had everything prepared for the event and couldn't believe that I had not responded. That my lack of communication was "bad business" and that "as a business owner selling a service I should have more integrity". That this person had never had "such a bad experience with a service business".
It was at that moment, I had an epiphany. I am not a business. I am not a business owner. I am not an Entrepreneur! I am a Person first, and a Psychic Medium second.
I did wait to see if I was able to work out the vehicle situation and thought carefully about my response before sending it. No matter what I did, I was unable to get transportation to the event.
I contacted the person. Let them know that I was unable to secure transportation, and politely explained that I am not a business owner. I yet again received some very negative responses that I wont repeat on here. Not for children's eyes!
So, to explain.... Why am I not a business owner/Entrepreneur?
My entire life I have struggled with keeping appointments, with things not working out and me being pointed into a different direction but, what I have always realized is that I am guided. I am guided where to go, how to get there, who to help. Not everyone who reaches out to me for a session gets one. I am not an assembly line.
If Spirit/the universe/God or whatever it is that honestly guides me doesn't allow an event, a session or something else to happen. I know that it is because I am not supposed to, or I am not the right person. I don't connect with everyone I read for. I know that it is because of the same reasons.
Yes, I do seek compensation for my abilities, and my time. I do need to support my family and this is how I am supposed to, meant too, choose to... or however it really is... to do it. I give closure, foresight, advice (sometimes), guidance and peace of mind.
At 30 something I am aged beyond my years physically, I am drained daily mentally and emotionally, and I am giving up time that I could spend with my family, friends or with myself, to service others, and I never complain. I know I am here for a purpose. That purpose is not to be a Business Owner.
I try my best to make all my sessions, events and everything happen. If it doesn't, than I know there is a reason. I have tons of people come back to me when a session doesn't pan out and say. It worked out well, and we connect the next time. Its all about what is best for our lives. I don't pick and choose, I don't treat anyone different than others. I have bad days and good days like everyone else.
What I am not is a business. I don't have a plan that suites everyone, nor advice or guidance for everyone. So.... what I want everyone who reads this to understand is....
I don't care who you are. A Psychic, A Teacher, A Business Owner, A Stay at home Mom, A Street Performer.... it doesn't matter..... you deserve to be treated as human.... and not a label.
Me.... I am just Rachel.
Please think about that next time that you are looking for help in your own life. The person you are reaching out to, may be a lot more like you than you think. Good things come to those who wait, and patience is a virtue!