Head Line – Only Solutions

If the Head Line starts with an arc coming down from the index finger, its owner is motivated to formulate action plans based on high ideals, visions, and dreams. The line acts like an antenna, downloading inspiration and plans to the leader within. The owner of such a Head Line is capable of brilliant influence through a continual flow of ideas for the betterment of the territory in which she resides (or reigns). She is inclined to fuel other people’s ideas and plans, in the form of solutions. Vigorously, her inner voice repeats, “There are no problems; only solutions.” 

Solutions Only
Highly Motivated Mind

To attain the maximum levels of fulfillment and the sense of contribution, the owner of this line must be positioned in life to solve problems. For example a 10 year-old child must be enrolled in higher level learning programs to keep her motivated mind fully stimulated and involved in calculations and computations toward results. An adult with this design must be employed and engaged in challenging work where she is paid for the keys she holds to unlock doors for colossal results. 

If this talent is not energetically applied the owner will feel empty and unfulfilled.

Motivated Mind Positive: I inspire and offer astounding solutions with a high level of confidence.

Motivated Mind Negative: I lack emotional sensitivity when I’m in my solutions-only brain.

Mantra: I offer my brilliant solutions with discernment and implement them with consideration.

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Self-Reliant Head Line

Do you have the Self-Reliant Head Line? If the start of the Head Line is separated from the beginning of the Life Line, the owner’s thought system will be independent of his or her family of origin, acting autonomously.

If you have this marking of self-reliance, you prefer to figure things out on your own. For example, if you must decide whether to get married or divorced, go to college or quit college, start a job or change vocations, you rely on the resources of your own choosing, which may not include family input.

The handprint above belongs to one of the children in Project Snowflake. I initiated a formal project in early 2010 to observe the changes in the handprints of twelve children starting at ages between five days to eight years old. At the time of this printing she was fifteen years of age. As a youngster, her mental system did not match those of her parents as closely as one might think, even though they lived in a loving and supportive country home environment. She showed signs of operating on her own terms as early as age three. I first printed her hands when she was eight years old; she is now twenty-one. All of her handprints, spanning thirteen years, clearly show her tendency toward independence, freedom, and autonomy. She did her own thing on the soccer field in the sixth grade, not paying much attention to the position to which she had been assigned. At age fourteen, she snuck out of her bedroom in the middle of the night to meet her friends in the schoolyard. At eighteen, she has moved out of her home to work and attend college.

Keep in mind, no one marking tells a complete picture about someone’s character. Blending other eye-catching designs in the hands points to the theme of the owner’s life-story. As an example, combine this self-reliant Head Line with a Hermit Heart Line and the owner’s requirements for freedom and autonomy increase twofold. The Hermit Heart Line indicates necessity for sanctuary time, loyalty and productivity. The handprint above has a Hermit Heart Line, too.

Self-Reliant Positive: I have a large capacity to get the job done, especially when unsupervised.

Self-Reliant Negative: I don’t see the need for help very often, and this can make it challenging to team up with others toward a common goal.

Mantra: I relish in my independent mind, but I am open to receiving support from the team once in a while.

The Super Synthesizer Head Line

When the Head Line is clear, extends with consistent thickness straight across the hand, as if it were drawn in with a pen, and terminates about one-quarter to one-half inch before the edge of the palm, you’ll find a Super Synthesizer. This person won’t feel fulfilled unless she has an avenue in which to use her multifaceted system of comprehension and analysis. The quote by Greek philosopher Epicurus applies here, “The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it.”

Think of this very long Head Line acting like an eight-armed octopus that must be in full synthesis mode in order to feel a deep sense of satisfaction. Each of the eight arms is equipped with numerous sense-gathering suction cups, too.

The Octopus Brain must have problems to solve
The Synthesizer Head Line (AKA Octopus Brain)

Richard Unger calls such a long, clear Head Line HAL 9000, after the supercomputer in the science fiction story 2001: A Space Odyssey. I relay Unger’s description to my clients and watch their eyes open wide. In unison their body language matches their voice, saying, “Oh yes, that’s me.”

The following is the description I give to my long Head Lined clients and students. In 2001: A Space Odyssey, HAL is the central processing unit that controls everything on an entire Pan Am spaceship on a secret mission from Earth to Jupiter. HAL was the brain and nervous system of the ship and reported all problems to mission control.

HAL was constantly occupied, and said, ”I find things difficult to put out of my mind.” This is the gift and the curse of the octopus brain. On a good day, he put things together in an orderly fashion. On a bad day, he gets into a tangle.

In the end, having a bad day, HAL went haywire. He no longer had big enough problems to solve, so he over-analyzed little problems. The same can be said for someone with a HAL 9000 Head Line when not engaged in big challenging problems—the more complicated, the better. Assembling scraps of fabric for an elaborate quilt or reorganizing an entire corporation may suit Mr. or Ms. HAL, depending on other features in the hands. The Super Synthesizer Head Line has definite mental requirements—large, important projects with massive amounts of data.  

Children with long Head Lines need enough intellectual challenge from school and home projects to keep them busy, otherwise they may very well create problems with siblings, friends, or schoolmates.

Once a father brought his eight-year-old daughter to me for a reading. She had a very long and clear Head Line. After I described her talent as a “super-duper computer,” she told me that she was very good at math and loved it. Unfortunately, she was teased by some of her classmates for having an advanced aptitude in mathematics. I encouraged her to maintain true friendships with those who would value her mental gifts.

If you are the owner of a Super Synthesizing Head Line, a sure sign that you’re not using your full potential is relationship problems. By initiating problems in relationships with others, you give yourself juicy problems to wrestle with. This makes HAL very happy, in a computer kind of way.

Super Synthesizer Positive: I use my exceptional mental aptitude to fully engage in colossal complexity, synthesizing large amounts of information.

Super Synthesizer Negative: Without enough data to manipulate, I instigate big problems to solve, usually in relationships.

Mantra: I exercise my ability to engage in the complex synthesis of thoughts without creating tangled webs within my closest relationships.

Bottom Line Thinking

Do you get impatient with people dragging out a story where the point could be summed up in about 3 seconds or less?

When a Head Line travels across the palm on a steady course, then flips upward at the end, its owner may have an uncontrollable urge to get to the bottom line and speak his or her truth. It’s as if the pinkie finger is invisibly pulling the end of the Head Line upward.

Bottom Line Mind

This long Head Line indicates a super processor with the ability to dart to the bottom line at lightning speed. This person is aware of what is really going on behind the scenes.  She can condense a two-hour movie into two sentences. The author of the CliffsNotes who summarized the literary work of War and Peace probably had the Bottom Line Mind Head Line configuration. 

One owner of this line configuration told me, “It can be very painful to listen to someone drag out a story or an explanation when I already know where it’s going. I’ve learned how crucial it is to be patient and to bite my tongue so that others can finish speaking.”

It’s important for the person with this marking to find an approving audience for his agile, extra-aware, no-nonsense mind, otherwise he may be considered ruthless. When someone is wired for getting to the bottom line and telling it like it is spontaneously, he can appear quite insensitive. Friends and family may not have praised his urge to “get to the point” or his skill in doing so. The best remedy is for such a person is to have an outlet in which he can be fully engaged in truth-telling, while being in an arena where he is accepted and acknowledged for that skill.

Key Words: Alertness, shrewdness, astuteness, callousness

Bottom Line Mind Positive: Count on me for the truth without fluff.

Bottom Line Mind Negative: Without being tactful, my sharp, bottom line mind can alienate friends and family or, worse, I’ll stuff it all in self-condemnation.

Mantra: With grace and diplomacy I use my laser-sharp mind effectively in a setting where I am received.

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Messenger Markings in the Hands

Do You Have Messenger Markers Mapped Into Your Hands?

A Messenger is someone who carries a message with specific content. He or she is an interpreter of ideas for willing receivers. A messenger acts as an open conduit that funnels condensed communications to an audience.

There are a number of markers that can be imprinted on the hands and fingers to signify someone being a Messenger.

Basic Messenger markings include (but are not limited to):

  • Highest ranking fingerprint (such as a whorl) on right Pinkie = worldly messenger
  • Highest ranking fingerprint (such as a whorl) on left Pinkie = insightful messenger
  • Vertical lines on upper Pinkie segment = messenger to simplify complex concepts
  • Long and straight Pinkie finger and full Moon Mound = story teller

The next step is to narrow in on what sort of message the owner is wired to convey. To hone in on the type of communication someone is designed to circulate I combine any one of the examples above with any of these additional variables below:

+ Mars Star = messenger for the unprotected

+ Long and straight Middle and Pinkie fingers = messenger for science

+ Long and straight Middle and Index fingers = messenger in business and leadership

+ Line of Intuition = messenger of insight

(Note: This is a short list of variables to blend with the basic messenger markings.)

Are you an assigned spiritual messenger? Do you have any of the basic messenger markings listed above and any of these on the checklist below?

Spiritual Messenger Checklist

  • Line of Intuition
  • Gifted Healer
  • Whorl in the Moon
  • Star in the Moon
  • Star in Neptune
  • Persephone Head Line
  • 3 Rings of Solomon
  • 3 or more Vertical lines on the Jupiter Mound
  • Strong Mercury + Protruding Moon along with one or more of the above
  • Universal Wisdom Head Line

 

If any of the above variables are inscribed into your hands then you have an indisputable indicator pointing you forward on a special assignment to connect with Higher Wisdom and to listen, receive and give. You may elect to give through speaking, signing, singing, rapping or writing. Craftsmen (and women), photographers, painters, and dog trainers offer mighty messages, as do school teachers, yoga instructors, web designers and accountants.

The “spiritual” element is about tuning into your Divine Nature, Essential Self, Inner Knowing, Spiritual Heart, our Creator, or That Which Knows. Don’t let the label get in the way of the intention. Rise strong in transmitting The Mighty Message – here and now.

For the record, anyone can be a spiritual messenger. You don’t have to be marked with any of the above symbols to receive and give meaningful messages for living a better life. A simple willingness to hear the courier call from your core will be enough to get you started.

This morning I read the following in A Course in Miracles, Lesson 154 paragraph 5:

“A messenger [of God] does not elect to write the message he delivers. Nor does he question the right of him who does, nor ask why he has chosen those who will receive the message that he brings. It is enough that he accept it, bring it to the ones for which it is appointed, and fulfill his role in its delivery. If he insists on judging what the messages should be or what their purpose is or where they should be carried, he is failing to perform his proper part as bringer of the Word.”

The lesson goes further to ask, “Would you receive the messages of God?”

As you answer with a wholehearted, “Yes” you immediately become a Mighty Messenger for God.

Regardless of the type of messenger your are or wish to be the key is to GIVE the message away. In the giving the message is actually received and understood.

For Messengers on mute ask yourself:

  • If I could say one thing to the world what would it be?
  • Where is my right audience?
  • What obstacles are in the way of my message being delivered?
  • How have I allowed the message to get squelched?
  • What one step could I take to bring my message forward?

Regardless of size of audience, I encourage you to crystalize your Voice and allow it to bellow through the mighty canyons of your landscape. Imagine how that would feel!

How to Identify Stress Indicators in the Hands

What if you knew the source of stress showing up in your life, why it shows up, and what you can do about it?

When a line, or several lines extend across the hand from the inside of the palm just below the start of the Life Line and just above the inset of the Thumb, you’ll find a stress indicator a.k.a. attack line. Severity of stress is determined by a higher quantity of lines, or how deeply they are chiseled.

The hand map below shows a variety of pathways the lines can take.

Figure 1: The colored lines map a variety of ways attack lines can appear.

The etching reflects a repeated pattern of disequilibrium in a particular area of life. These types of lines are common to see in hands. In fact, it is unusual not to find a few of these lines inscribed diagonally across the palm – even in children.

Effective ways to overcome the obstacles can be addressed after pinpointing the length and quality of the impression of the line. In essence, the line becomes a rock solid opportunity-indicator for harnessing the undeniable problematic energy it represents. Specifics about the area of stress are deciphered by detecting where the line(s) ends.

They have been called attack lines because they originate in the area of the palm called Mars. To better understand these stress indicators let’s consider the Roman mythological archetype, Mars. He is known as the god of war always wearing a shield of armor; built to do battle in an instant. When Mars has a particular cause he stands tall, can become aggressive and even rageful. Women like Joan of Arc and Wonder Woman personify this archetype, too.

For example, if you see an attack line stretching across your palm and it ends under your ring finger then you might feel a looming sense of fear of rejection related to something you have created or want to create.

For example, putting yourself out there to make a spaghetti dinner for visiting friends can make you a nervous wreck over the quantity of each ingredient to combine so that it looks and tastes just right. When this fear is present then the, “I’m just sure I’m going to be criticized” radar is triggered. Not receiving applause for the dinner can even feel like an attack. This in turn could launch an immediate defense such as, “I know, if I would have used farm raised ground beef instead, this would be much better.” Keep in mind; none of the guests have yet said a word about the spaghetti dinner!

In this example, the owner can feel an inherent disapproval of his or her individualistic nature. Here is a bellowing call for courage! With the attack line ending under the ring finger, there is a call to feel the fear of the tomato and make the spaghetti anyway. It’s helpful to consider the worst-case scenarios but not to dwell on them, but instead to give them airtime and turn the obstacle into an opportunity for growth. The most important point is to reject the tomato fear and find a way into to your heart-felt creations.

Lines of Courage is another phrase I use for attack lines because there is a call for a change to balance the disequilibrium and change frequently requires courage to do something differently. Courage lines present an opportunity to discover and understand the source of conflict so that it can be harnessed for building a better life. But that takes bravery. The example of making the spaghetti dinner and presenting it to the guests even with paralyzing fear of rejection, takes a heavy dose of daring to put ones self at stake.

By knowing more about the meaning associated with the various end points of the lines in the hands we better understand the warnings, the positive and negative possibilities, and precisely how to use the God-given-glyph to cultivate a plan for growth.

Attack Lines Key Words: Conflict, struggle, aggression, opportunity, courage, determination

Attack Lines Positive: I dare to cultivate courage and protection to grow in this area of life [based on where the line ends]

Attack Lines Negative: My defenses are triggered [in this particular area where the line ends on the palm] and I become aggressive (or passive aggressive) against others and myself.

Mantra: I observe stress and conflict in particular areas and I stand strong in my courage for what is important to me. I harness this energy effectively for the greatest good of all concerned.

Key word for attack line termination points and where opportunity in change is calling:

Middle finger/Saturn: Security

Ring finger/Apollo: Rejection

Pinkie/Mercury: Trust issues

Pluto: Anger

Moon: Isolation

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The Via Lascivia in the Hand

The Via Lascivia – Pathways of Exploration, Excitement and Escapism

by Kay Packard

When the Mercury Line falls toward the outer edge of the hand (see blue arrows in Fig. 1 and 2 below), creating an arc into the Moon zone, you’ll find that curiosity, wonderment and exploration for stimulation are an essential component in the owner’s life. This configuration is called the Via Lascivia.

About forty-percent of the hands I see have this pattern in one or both hands. Famous hand analyst William Benham, author of The Laws of Scientific Hand-Reading printed in 1900 and revised in 1946 said it [Via Lascivia] was seldom seen. Life styles have certainly changed in the past 100 years therefore, this is why I believe it is more frequently visible.

The look of the line can show up in a several different variations. Two examples are shown below.

Via Lascivia

According to Benham, the configuration seen more commonly was a vertical (not arcing) short sister line beside the Mercury Line, ending closer to the top of the Moon zone. Owners were found to have a “superabundance of vitality and good health, and would work off a good part of it in lascivious practices.” In other words the owners were witnessed to having healthy outlets for their lewd and erotic impulses.

The Standard Via Lascivia is the Mercury sister line that arcs around to the edge of the palm (see blue arrows in Fig. 1 and 2) and indicates curiosity that ‘falls’ into the lower world of the palm, specifically into the zone of imagination, dreams and core identity.

I wonder what the criteria were 116 years ago for defining lewd and erotic behaviors. I would imagine a typical Hollywood movie, a series on HBO or certain TV commercials would fall into this category, these days. Can you imagine how unacceptable it would be by society then to witness what we see today – at a touch of the screen?

Needless to say, the Via Lascivia is more commonly found in the palm today, because of the cultural acceptance of seeking wider and more interesting thoughts, activities and sensations. The basis of the configuration is still quite relevant with updated narratives.

I’ve seen the Via Lascivia in hands ranging from ages 7 to 70-years. As with all the markings in the hands, there are positive and negative possibilities. This applies to the Via Lascivia, too.

A 7-year old with a Via Lascivia, as an example, may be curious about new and unusual insects. He or she may collect spiders, dead or alive, and study them. The spiders symbolize a form of wonderment, excitement and escapism. The young one escapes into the unknown and unusual with a positive force for growth.

A 17-year old with the same line formation will most likely be found exploring his or her new life in unusual ways. Teens typically seek new pathways; some healthy and some unhealthy. He or she may dissect the frog in science class and continue the project at home with fish, rats or rabbits – all in the name of deep examination into the unfamiliar. When adding the need to belong to a group, the teen might find him or herself exploring pills, kissing and sex. Finding healthy outlets for the stimulated system is crucial to prevent allure turning into addiction and ending up on the wrong side of the law.

A 57-year old with a Via Lascivia would be wise to seek out the interesting by investigating new and thrilling things to do after retirement, otherwise she may fall prey to the rush of the unlawful like Thelma when she robbed the store while Louise waited in the car. (Watch Thelma rob the store in this short video clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JDyXQvCsOM).

Hanging with Hades in the underworld can become attractive. This place includes gangs (darker groups) and drugs. The underworld is a place where some people, at different phases in life, can become attached to these forms of escape. Isolation and invisibility can imprison the owner thus leading to loneliness and depression.

The marking in itself does not indicate addiction or depression. Like a flower, it must be appropriately watered to prevent it from wilting. So too, an individual must develop and maintain techniques to nurture his or herself to stay on the positive side.

Below are examples showing how the behaviors can show up in either the positive or negative form.

Via Lascivia positive and negative

Deeper personal characteristics are revealed when markings are blended together. For example a well-marked Via Lascivia on a hand with a full Venus Mount will belong to someone who is pleasure loving, with a highly charged libido, in pursuit of physical stimulation and perhaps regardless of the cost. An eye-catching Via Lascivia on a Air shaped hand, with a shoebox-effect, is likely to be found restless, obsessed and dedicated to collecting, dissecting and distributing information. I wouldn’t be surprised to find this combination in the hand of a scientist or philosopher.

Via Lascivia Key Words: Exploration, wonderment, curiosity, stimulation, excitement, thrill seeking, idealism, appetites, over-indulgence, temptations, escapism

Via Lascivia Positive: My stimulated imagination has freedom to explore and I consider the consequences in how far I soar.

Via Lascivia Negative: I refuse my Inner Voice and hear the call of my craving as I voyage into darker shadows of the underworld.

If you find this configuration in either of your hands use the Contact Us form to email Kay and let her know how you identify with the descriptions in this article. You may be invited to send her a photograph of your hand to confirm having the Via Lascivia in your hand.

About the Author:  Kay Packard is a master teacher of hand analysis and the author of Your Life Is In Your Hands; Practical Palm Reading for Purposeful Living. This article about the Via Lascivia is a draft excerpt from her next book. Feel free to share the article to promote deeper self understanding and personal empowerment. Please keep the article intact and include the name of the author and www.AcademyofHandAnalysis.org.

Line of Intuition

The shape of the Mercury Line reveals the nature of a person’s capacity and style for perceiving. Straight Mercury Lines belong to people who are curious and have keen insights. Curving Mercury Lines, as in Figure 1 below, belong to individuals who are in constant contact, consciously or unconsciously, with the celestial, attuned to messages from the Divine. Because this line bows around the Moon mound, you’ll find someone with a natural capacity for diving into crisis of meaning and somehow finding words to make sense of it. On their advanced path, they understand the meaning of life and construct careers as transformational coaches, life purpose consultants, spiritual advisors, life strategists, counselors and ministers.

The owner of a Mercury Line that arcs around the Moon is curious about and considers elements related to dreams, spirituality, the subliminal, unmet emotional needs, and the reality of beliefs. People with Mercury Lines resembling the Figure included in this article have most likely found themselves asking themselves, “What’s the point of living?” and/or “Why are we here?” during times of alienation, stagnation and feeling trapped in the illusion of separation from the self. While the potential of constant contact with the Divine is very high, equally and opposite is the possibility of not trusting what’s ‘coming in’ and remaining focused entirely on logic instead.

If you have this deeply curving Mercury Line, you most likely understand the feeling of disillusionment and disappointment with life. A sense of despair has led you to ask, “Why?” which is a crucial step toward listening inward for answers. As you stop struggling with the sense of desolation, let go of reason, and accept that you just don’t know why, you find that you surrender to higher intelligence, which then begins to operate through you. You can then allow and trust this special internal mechanism within you that is constantly attuned for deep inner awareness.

After teaching about of this type of Mercury Line in my certification program, one student with this configuration confirmed the description saying,

“I worked 14 years in a job where I had little to zero contact with other people. I worked on secret projects and could never talk about my work. I got sick a lot with migraine headaches, felt alone and numbed out. I finally quit that job because I realized life should not be just making money and paying bills. My heart was longing for freedom, freedom for creative expression. I craved deep, meaningful connections with people instead of just working on computers and projects in isolation.”

She has since developed her skills by becoming a Reiki Master /Healer, ThetaHealing® Practitioner, an influential speaker, and intuitive Scientific Hand Analyst and is now working as an inspirational counselor, interpreting the messages marked in the hands to the owners so that they can know why they are here and how to live with meaning in their lives.

After contemplating the interpretation of the Line of Intuition on her hand, another certified hand analyst told me:

“Yes, I do relate to the natural capacity for understanding the meaning in the life crisis -in my own and in other’s, and I have a near compulsion to explain it to a person who’s in the middle of a crisis. I can make sense of things (from an interior perspective), and when a person is asking for my input and is ready to receive it, I can help them make sense of their experiences. Explaining to someone who isn’t ready to hear it leaves me feeling unseen and misunderstood, and is probably boring or annoying for them. I find that my audience is not always interested, especially not at work so it is a challenge to moderate my natural intuitive communications to fit into the analytical workplace style. I’ve really developed a good practice and the experience to know and trust what’s coming in most of the time, and I can vouch for the experience of constant contact, anytime I put my attention on it, its there. But being immersed in the logic of my technology company workplace is like that unsettled, off balance feeling when you don’t trust your own gut. In the office there are lots of interruptions and I’m surrounded by people all the time. It’s a hectic place and instead of listening to and trusting my intuition, I’m usually just reacting to my environment. With the primary focus on logic for the job it’s hard to go deep and open up to listen and receive.”

Medical Intuitive Caroline Myss exemplifies what this marking is about as a translator of meaning through her lectures about the invisible energy system running through our bodies called the chakras. In her book Anatomy of the Spirit she interprets the symbols of the soul in easy to understand lessons. She has become very well known through helping people learn the language of the human energy system so that they can better understand themselves as a way through spiritual challenges. Her life revolves around deciphering meaning in everything around her. In her case she intuits illness as it relates to energetic power leaks within a person. Does she have this line on either of her hands, or both? I don’t know but I’d like to find out.

Intuition is a skill anyone can develop, and would benefit by doing so. If you don’t have this line in your hand it doesn’t mean that you’re not intuitive or cannot be intuitive. By having this Line of Clairvoyance there is a higher probability, on the path to mastery, that the challenges will be quite evident. What I mean by this is that reliance on logic and ignoring the hunches you’re getting will block development. I think of this simply as a road sign indicator letting you know you’re off track and ‘correction’ is needed. Will you trust what you are sensing from within?

Internal oppositions are normal. When they are recognized and brought together you’ll have the perfect ingredients for fuller expression of this gift of highly attuned perception.

Mantra: As I follow and trust myself through my own crisis of meaning I am able to skillfully support others through exploration of the deeper parts of themselves.

Line of Intuition (AKA Line of Clairvoyance)
Figure 1: Line of Intuition (AKA Line of Clairvoyance)

Free Mastermind October, 2016

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Interview with Jennifer Hirsch

Jennifer HirschIt is truly an honor to bring to you, Jennifer Hirsch, the Founder of the Chirology Centre for the Study of Hand Reading in South Africa. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Jennifer, when and how did you start reading hands?

I began in 1991 when I had a busy massage therapy practice and was growing increasingly aware that I’d not be able to stand the pace of so many massages for too many more years. Besides, I was getting bored and felt thirsty to study.

Since young, wherever I was, people wanted to talk to me, it’s the classic ‘therapist written on the forehead’ scenario. Most of my clients would lie on the plinth and want to talk about their life challenges and I was finding it difficult to insist that they lie quietly to receive the healing. I felt the need to separate the body work from the dialogue. This combined with my teenage dream of being a psychologist had me ‘scanning’ for what to study.

I considered all the “ologies” and nearly chose graphology. But then I had a vision of myself as an elder, sitting in an armchair and holding someone’s hands in mine. It came to me in a flash, and I excitedly booked an appointment with Brian Friend, one of the only 2 palmists in Johannesburg at that time (the other was Chand Singh, both have since passed). My first lessons in classical palmistry were in January 1991 with Brian just before he died.

Are you specializing in any particular area of hand analysis? If so, what is it?

I’d say my areas of specialization are the glyphs, and counseling. I’m especially interested in listening. How to really listen, how to authentically lend my presence, so to speak.

In terms of application, I don’t specialize in anything specifically, but the majority of people who come are looking for their life-purpose. I do a lot of focusing on helping people to craft their lives, so as to align with their joy.

What is most meaningful to you about reading hands?

The sense of awe and humility I experience when holding a person’s hands and looking into their eyes. I feel immensely honored, blessed. The trust invested in me. The intimacy. The sense of transcending space/time, and being ‘on purpose’ during readings. The alchemical results, reflected back in the many testimonials I’ve received over the years, from people who’ve made optimal choices based on the guidance I’ve suggested during their reading.

Please define the term ‘chirology’

The term is from the Greek word kheri, meaning hand, and logos, or knowledge. Knowledge of the hands. Chirology is the rich and diverse study of our hands and their correspondences to our physical, emotional, vocational, intellectual and spiritual selves. It’s an umbrella term, encompasses everything to do with hands. Chirology is an evolved form of Palmistry, and an authentic counseling therapy.

Do you refer to life lesson? If so, has your life lesson ever shown up during a reading?  If so, how and what did you learn from that experience?

With the 5 element system of interpretation which I use, (unlike with Richard’s system) ‘life lesson’ isn’t specifically defined, but many life lessons weave through the readings.

My biggest life lesson is low self-esteem, which visits often. I doubt myself and my worth. I see this not good enough theme in many hands, along with issues of abandonment, abuse, guilt, trust, lack of joie de vivre, abuse, responsibility, and so on.

The extent to which I understand these challenges in myself helps determine how much I can assist others’ understanding of themselves.

Jennifer’s fingerprint patterns:

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Loop Loop Loop Peacock’s eye Loop

Do you have a bad experience you can share to help others avoid a similar situation?

I learned a tough lesson when I’d just begun offering readings many years ago. A client arrived, a 54 year old Jewish woman, very kindly and motherly appearance. As I took her hand in mine, I said “You do everything for your children.” Instantly her body stiffened, she pulled her hands back and said “I don’t have any children.” Needless to say no matter how hard I tried, it proved impossible to gain any rapport with her after this. I’d tapped into her deepest wound, and made a grave error in assessment.

Moral of the story: Your opening lines need to be neutral, no room for error or tactlessness. It’s vital to begin readings with words of kindness, support, anything that establishes rapport.

What advice would you give to students of Hand Analysis?

Allow for silence. This has been challenging for me, i.e. the feeling I have to show up, be on form, and keep talking. Pauses allow for what is most alive in the person to arise. It’s best for them if we readers let them guide us. This guidance from them is accessed through our listening. I also like to ‘go where the pain is’, i.e. pay most attention to what they present as being their biggest challenge.

Don’t be in a hurry. Hand analysis is learned over many years, by osmosis and by incremental bits of application.

Many students get stuck in the all theory no practice paradigm. They struggle to feel they know enough. This is a pitfall. We are ‘qualified’ by virtue of coming from the heart. People need to be heard, not ‘accurately told’ about themselves.

Don’t be afraid to ask questions such as “What brings you?”. Occasionally you’ll have a reply like “Well you tell me!”, but mostly people will open up very readily.

Last not least: Trust your intuition. Often the hardest of all.

What intentions do you have for your Hand Analysis practice during the next six months? 

I’ll be continuing with hosting monthly topic workshops. The next one is “Signs in Hands”, a look at some of the traditionally accurate markers.

I’m writing another book, the concept is a ‘Chirology in 365 days” page-a-day lesson.

I’m also changing my current 9 lesson training course to a one year course, so re-formatting the structure of the lessons.

I’m also working on marketing my home study and Skype consultation services outside of South Africa.

You have written and published God Given Glyphs and I know this was a colossal undertaking. Congratulations! What have you found readers are benefiting from most in your book?

Thanks Kay! I’ve had fantastic feedback. People comment on how valuable and accurate a resource the enlarged fingerprint illustrations are, as well as the interpretations being accurate. They like how I interpret each position of each possible variation of glyph placement individually.

Many have appreciated the chapters on how to effectively and ethically counsel with hand reading.

Also, there’s very little published material on the 5 element system of interpretation, so for anyone interested in the system, this is a good point to start.

What is the URL to purchase your book to download?

http://godgivenglyphs.com/shop/

I believe you have done one or two Vipassanas. Is that correct? Do you see a beneficial correlation between meditation and hand reading? If so what have you found beneficial in meditation for your Chirology practice?

Yes, two Vipassanas so far. Naturally my meditation helps me to center and still myself. But also, the 5 element system of hand analysis evolved from aspects of esoteric Buddhism, where emphasis is placed upon loving kindness and compassion for our fellow man, and on the philosophy of being of service.

To find out more about Jennifer and her teachings visit: http://godgivenglyphs.com/