It depends on what your definition of failure is.
If failure is meant in the sense that you "intended something" but the outcome was not what you intended, then there can be no one alive on this planet that hasn't failed using whatever physical or mental apparatus or technique they were involved with.
Failure (in the sense mentioned above) always generates desire which is the essential pre-requisite to getting what you really want from the place you are currently in.
And fresh, new desire is what causes the life-force to flood through you towards the thing you are desiring which makes you feel alive and joyful...which is always what everyone really wants.
So from this re-framed viewpoint, no-one can ever truly fail at anything :) ...you are always either succeeding in Step 1 or Step 3
answered 13 Jan '11, 14:06
I thought I would bring this question back to life to tell people about how a pendulum works, and how I use it as a tool in healing.
I have a Vogel, which is a natural clear quartz crystal and has been cut with twelve sides and is doubly terminated. It is suspended from a sterling silver chain. This is what works for me; in a pinch, I have used necklaces and even a pencil hanging from a string.
The pendulum works with the aura of the body. Your aura is part of your soul- an energy field that surrounds you and comes from within you. You have energy centers all over your body- these are called chakras. The major chakras align with the spine. There are seven, starting from the root chakra, located at the base of the spine-then the belly chakra, solar plexus, heart, throat, third eye, and crown chakras.
When I am doing a healing (I use Reiki, which is a healing method that comes from Japan), I first check out how the chakras are doing using my pendulum. If the pendulum does not circle, I can pretty well guess that the chakra in question is closed and needs to be opened using Reiki.
It is not that the pendulum does not work- rather it is that you need to know where to place it in relation to the body.
I hope this helps clear up the questions any of you may have about pendulums.
Stay swinging! Blessings, Jai
answered 08 Mar '11, 00:22
As I mentioned in another answer pendulums don't seem to like me, but I find the tarot astonishingly accurate and find it comes to me naturally in the way the pendulum didn't. Swings and roundabouts :)
answered 13 Jan '11, 15:05
Success comes from fixing our mistakes rather than getting things right first time, failure is the first step to success, they are both on the same continuum
By voluntarily altering your mood from a feeling of failure to a feeling of success you are actually strengthening your vibration, you're amplifying it. Visualize that which you want to create, feel the success as if it's really taking place at this very moment. In doing so you're amplifying your vibration which will ensure that it manifests into your life.
For those that would like to learn how to use the pendulum or have had difficulty in starting, there's a method presented in my answer to this question
answered 13 Nov '13, 11:28
I find that the pendulum gives me the answers I want rather than the truth. If I ask wether a particular person will call me the next day, the pendulum will say "yes" if I really want it to happen. When the phone doesn't ring the next day, I realise that the pendulum answers according to my wishfull thinking and not my higher self/ intuition/source. I would love it if he pendulum would provide a connection to source, but sadly it doesn't seem to work that way for me.
answered 13 Nov '13, 16:53
For you, I would stay away from the pendulum. Stick with what works. Your spirit has chosen the Tarot for a reason. And your spirit rejected the pendulum, I would not push it any further, just my opinion.
answered 13 Jan '11, 15:58
The Knights Alchemy
I tried using a pendulum and failed. I recall having my kids asking me questions as I'd use the pendulum to figure out the answer. It'd repeatedly fail me until finally I got exasperated and asked it whether it's been lying to me and the answer was yes. So I asked whether it will go on lying to me and the answer was no! Tee hee, that's when I realized I wasn't meant to use objects. It is far easier to get into what stingray calls the vortex and get my answers from there.
thank you, namaste
answered 08 Mar '11, 15:36
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