Double Vision: Spiritual Significance of Hot Hands

My hands are often noticeably hot. You can actually feel the heat radiating from them. This happens probably more than twice a day (I only notice it if it's really strong). Is this possibly a spiritual thing? It seems to have only started in the past few years. The heat can be felt by anyone, and is not related to my body temperature. The rest of my body (including the tops of my hands) can be cool or warm, but the palms of my hands will be very, very hot, actually radiating heat to the point that if I put my hands an inch or so above someone else's, they can they feel it. Is there a spiritual connection here? Thanks!

Tamica (Virgo)


Tamica, I am constantly reminded via this column that we humans are often completely blind when it comes to our own lives. I wonder what you might say if a friend asked you this question about HER hands. I think you would say, "GIRL, you are a healer!"

There is SUCH a spiritual aspect to hot hands. Every healer I know has very warm hands. When they want to use them to heal, their hands become even hotter. To test this theory, the next time something hurts on you, put your hands on that part of your body and concentrate on fixing it. You will feel your hands start to heat up, and I bet the pain is reduced.

You said it only started in the last few years, and I know that you hit some evolutionary level (spiritually speaking) at that time. It naturally happens to women somewhere in our thirties. We can ignore it or deny it, but it is still there. It is an awakening of sorts. At that time, our gifts will really start to show themselves, if we have not seen them clearly already. That is basically what happened to you a few years back, Tamica. You had an "awakening."

I suggest you read books on the practice of Reiki. Start to research all types of healing. Learn all you can about your "newfound" gift. There is a reason why we receive our gifts, and why they start to manifest. You need to find out why you have "hot hands." I used to a date a man that had "hot hands." He rarely used them. When I had an ache or a pain, I would ask him to heal me, and he would put his hands on me. Unless he was asked, however, he would never use the gift. I was on the receiving end of his power, and I know how much he had. I always thought it was a shame that he did not become more familiar with this gift of his. I think we all should be exploring ways to put our gifts to use.

At the risk of sounding very "New Age," we are entering into new spiritual dimensions, which is influencing human behavior. In the future, I fully expect to see a shift AWAY from modern medicine as we know it, back to the "old ways." You will fall into that category and become a "doctor" of sorts, but you have to accept the job. Do the research. Learn what you have to learn.

I wish you even MORE power from within.



The uses of magic differ with each individual person. Heat has always meant Healing to me. I think you're lucky to be able to feel it come from your Spirit through your hands, and you will, too. Harness this power for good, and you'll live in a better world.

Your Guides are showing you that you need to be healing people, both physically and spiritually. These Guides are giving you Signs that you have an especially strong gift in that area. Unfortunately, your Guides aren't showing you what TECHNIQUE you should be using to make this work for you and others in the most efficient way. Guides are like that, often giving us half (or less) of the information we actually need as piddly human beings so that we end up having to figure things out for ourselves. (GROAN!)

There is no Shortcut Method To Enlightened Use of Healing Power, Virgo, so you're out of luck, there. Good thing you Virgos are so PATIENT. 🙂

You will find a way to use your powerful healing talent for The Light. This doesn't mean you have to rush out and become a Medical Doctor; there are several other legitimate avenues you can explore to learn how to use your gift. To control ANY gift takes lots of practice. First you have to pay attention to all aspects of the signs you're being shown.

Pay closer attention to details such as when, where, how, with whom, and WHY this happens to you the way that it does. Get a little memo book that will fit in your pocket or purse, and write those questions with a space between them on each page of the book. Every time this heat manifests, answer those questions and go to the next page. Keep enough ahead in the question pages so that you don't have to fill in the questions on the spot, and can just write down the answers quickly. Keep this notebook for a month, preferably from one Full Moon to the next Full Moon. Don't go back over what you have written for an additional month, but meditate and pray for enlightenment during the next 28 days.

On the following night of the WANING FULL MOON, read over the month you kept your records. ALL will be revealed to you in that reading, and you'll know where your Healing Path lies. You can then choose from the forms available to you to study, find a mentor, or develop skills to use this for yourself in your own way. Start with the next full Moon to begin to process your miraculous gift.


Many times in life we hear, "You will always have what you NEED, but not necessarily what you WANT." Your spirit must have needed to experience the feeling of leaving your human body, and the suggestion in the next chapter of Sylvia Brown's book was all it took to get you there.

Even though you hadn't read it yet, your SOUL recognized the title of that chapter as something it had been seeking, and your soul, knowing that you had that reference to read after your experience, got with it and out you went!

While I don't usually recommend her books, Sylvia Brown has a wide reaching and powerful effect on lots of people. A Gemini like you would be able to relate easily to her writing and put it to good use. Synchronicity - you gotta love it!

I like your description of "getting caught." That's exactly what it feels like, isn't it? One minute you're free and hovering above the room, and the next minute, ZAP! back down into your corporeal form you go!

As a little kid, I loved that "feeling of return." With practice, most of the time we can control that event, but sometimes, when our physical ears hear a distracting noise or something else occurs to knock us back into reality, back we go. With practice you will be able to control your return better.

I find it interesting that you were visiting your mother-in-law and not someone in your own genetic family. Evidently, you and your husband got married for reasons that are even deeper than love. His family's interest in "psychic stuff" will nurture your children in such matters and help them to grow into their own abilities.

You'll never have to be concerned that when your daughter visits them, she'll be discouraged from exploring her own psychic life and power. My parents encouraged me to develop my psychic senses in a time when it wasn't nice to even discuss such things in public. Heck, it's STILL not considered a great topic at the dinner table in some families!

Your kids will get to talk about it ALL and ask questions and read and study. This is going to give them such an edge in life! Talk with your husband about how you want to present this to your kiddos, so that you are united in your approach and ready to tell them their experiences are all natural and okay.

A word or two of warning: Geminis often have difficulty staying grounded in REAL LIFE. Don't get so strung out on your ASTRAL life that you neglect what you're doing here on Earth.

You are at the beginning of a long journey to learn where your power really lies. Try to be patient with this process and take your time.