In your life there may be one Halloween per year. It has never been like that for me. Not since I learned what Halloween means to most people.

The night before All Hallows Day (All Saints Day) is when spooky creatures, ghosts and goblins are supposed to come out to roam the earth. In our world — the world I share with others who are mystics and mediums — spirits are present every day and night.

In January 2008 I was asked to tour the Old Charleston Jail. It was built in Charleston, SC, in 1802. There were spirits — ghosts, if you prefer — all around the grounds and…