Kyle McMahon

Kyle McMahon

Kyle McMahon is a Millennial with a mission to help others on their road to self improvement. A pop culture junkie, he's the host of Pop Culture...Full Bio


Connecting with the Departed: A Journey Beyond with Reverend Angela Abt

Death Grief & Other Sht We Don't Discuss, Episode 10: The Afterlife Part 3: Bridging the gap to the Afterlife

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Connecting with the Departed: A Journey Beyond Life & Death with Reverend Angela Abt on Kyle McMahon's Death, Grief & Other Sh*t We Don't Discuss

Losing a loved one is a profound, life-altering experience that often leaves us in a maze of grief and confusion. In the midst of this emotional whirlwind, many seek solace in the most unexpected of places. For some, this comes through spirit communications and mediumship. In a recent episode of Kyle McMahon's Death, Grief & Other Sh*t We Don't Discuss titled, "The Afterlife, Part 3: Bridging the Gap to the Afterlife with Reverend Angela Abt," I had the privilege of sitting down with Reverend Angela Abt, a seasoned medium and owner of Santosha Holistic Center who offers a beacon of hope to those wrestling with grief. We discussed the intriguing evolution of mediumship, traced back to the spiritualist gatherings of the 19th century and how it has transformed with advancements in technology to the digital mediums of today.

Reverend Angela Abt, Lily Dale Medium

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Angela’s journey of discovery and learning, from her studies in Lily Dale, New York, to her work at Santosha Holistic Center, provided valuable insights into the workings of mediumship. Together, we navigate the complex emotions of grief, loss, and the importance of validating these emotions. One of the key aspects we discussed is how a medium can serve as a bridge to our loved ones in the afterlife. This connection can bring comfort, peace, and a sense of closure. We also explored the role of end-of-life decisions, and how they can both bring sorrow and peace. The process of honoring our loved ones was highlighted as a crucial part of the healing journey.

widow bringing roses to a grave in a cemetery

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The episode concluded with an in-depth examination of mediumship practices. Angela shared her reading methods and how she guides her clients on their spiritual journeys. A powerful reading from Angela left me in awe and more convinced than ever of a continuing connection with my departed mother. In essence, this conversation was about the human experience, our connections with the departed, and the transformative power of faith and patience. Our hope is that by sharing our stories, we can provide solace and understanding to those grappling with loss.

Remember, grief is a journey, not a destination. As you navigate the tumultuous waters of loss, may you find comfort in the connections you can still make with your departed loved ones, and in the knowledge that love transcends the boundaries of life and death. Mediumship may not be the answer for everyone, but for those open to it, it offers a way to bridge the gap to the afterlife, bringing a sense of hope amidst grief.


Death, Grief and Other Sh*t We Don't Discuss is a podcast series following Kyle McMahon in the wake of his mother's passing from pancreatic cancer. Intertwining his grief story with interviews from his travels across the country speaking with subject matter experts ranging from an embalmer to a Medium, an oncological psychologist to a Doctor studying Near Death Experiences and everything in between. Available on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts.

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