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2007 Encounters:
Marlene and My Daughter - San Leandro, California

Dad's Still Watching Over Us - Randolph and Milton, Massachusetts

Meeting Grandpa - Jerome, Idaho

The Woman Who Protects Me - Stuart, Florida

Glowing Eyes At Grandparents' House - Barto, Pennsylvania

The Presence in Room 3 - Nicosia, Cyprus

Grandpa Checking On the Kids - Hazel Park, Michigan

La Llorona on Channel Road - Sanger, California

Uncle George's Last Visit - Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Hear the Storm - Sebago, Maine

Hearing Voices - Riverside, California

Smoky's Return - Invermere, British Columbia, Canada

My Brother's Abilities - Poulsbo, Washington

A Dissipating Girl - Northwest Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Haunted Staples Receipt? - Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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The Ghosts of Harrison House - Columbus, Ohio

Lights in the Woods - Mechanicsville, Virginia

The Shadow Monster - Bronx, New York

The Haunted Room at River's Edge Plantation - Fayetteville, Georgia

Ghost Lights By the Church - Southampton, England

The Phantom Stage Coach - North West Ireland

Glowing Red Eyes - Savannah, Georgia

A Warning of Earthquakes - Cleveland, Tennessee

Mists Around Jesus - Milton, Florida
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Our Haunted Car - Queensland, Australia

Our Haunted Apartment - Edison, New Jersey

Red Eyes Under the Table - Connecticut

A Face in the Water at Disney Land - Anaheim, California
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Bell Witch Cave Encounter - Adams, Tennessee

Our Little Girl Spirit - El Monte, California

Canyon Sprit - Antelope Canyon, Arizona
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Yellow Eyes - Wildomar, California

Challenging Our Ghost - Newell/Fonda, Iowa

A Spirit's Warning - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Boy at the Foot of My Bed - Northern England

Gliding Down the Steps - Barre, Massachusetts

Daddy's Still Hanging Around - Rosebud, Texas
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A Glimpse of Arthur - New York, New York

View from a Baptismal Pool - Mobile, Alabama

Grandma's Angel of Death - Orange, California

Hell Hound - Hazard, Kentucky

The Misty Old Man - South Australia

Footsteps and Door Slams - Corona, California

The Man in the TV - London, Ohio

The Magic Spot - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Our Haunted House - Suffolk, England

An Angel Took My Baby - Bloomington, Illinois

Civil War Soldier in My Bedroom - Waukesha, Wisconsin

Papa's Scent - Highland, Michigan

A Pinstriped Ghost - North Miami Beach, Florida

A Ouija Board Fright - Pippa Passes, Kentucky

Unhappy With Pig Boy - El Dorado, Arkansas

A Nasty Poltergeist - Northeastern Portland, Oregon

A Ghost-Inspired Song - Longmont, Colorado

Strange Demons at Waverly - Louisville, Kentucky

Trapped Spirit in Our House - Kokomo, Indiana

The Woman in My Room - Marble Falls, Texas

Hank's Last Breath - West Haven, Connecticut

An Infant's Cry - Cloudcroft, New Mexico

The Wisp in the Window - Oklahoma city, Oklahoma

Charlie's House - Pepperell, Massachusetts

Uncontrollable Crying - Houston, Texas

Dad Got Home Safe - Cicero, Illinois - Michigan

Dad Came to Visit His Granddaughter - Michigan

The Black Dog on Richmond Bridge - Tasmania, Australia

The Lady that Wasn't There - Wailoku, Fiji

"Gonna Teach You a Lesson" - South Holland, Illinois

Strange Tapping Sounds - San Diego, California

I Floated Down the Stairs - Ohio

Footsteps and Falling Boxes - Needles, California

Whispers in the Song - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Footsteps Behind Me - Livingston, California

The Little Girl at Disney World - Orlando, Florida

A Demon in My Bed - Puyallup, Washington

Our Haunted Funeral Home - Rochester, Pennsylvania

The Gesturing Girl - Springfield, Ohio

Stop! - Pomona, California

My Dad's Kitchen Visit - Mission Viejo, California

Playing Pool With Grandpa - Pacific, Missouri

The Voice on My Cell Phone - Cannonball, North Dakota

A Lively House at Ft. Sam Houston - San Antonio, Texas

Shadow People and Creatures - Torrington, Connecticut

Demons Around My Child - Northern Mississippi

Black-Hooded Figure - Cleveland, Texas

The Man in the Cabin - Near South Indian Lake, Manitoba, Canada

Daddy Donald - Carlotta, California

My Love Coming Home - Memphis, Tennessee

Three Signs From Mom - North Easton, Massachusetts

The Grandmother I Never Knew - Minto, North Dakota

Spirits and Statues on the Land - Milton, Florida
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Footsteps in the Snow - Arapaho National Park, Colorado

The White Lady in My Room - Port Hope, Ontario, Canada

Sierra Vista Apparition - Sierra Vista, Arizona
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The Old Lady and Shaking Bed - Northern Ireland

The Victorian Lady - Liverpool, England

The Dark Monkeys - Ogden, Utah

Haunted Red Brick Building - Pflugerville, Texas

The Other in the Auditorium - Clarkston, Washington

Corrina's Butterfly - Norwich, Connecticut

The Lady in Black - Rosebud, Texas

Phelps Mansion Man - Stratford, Connecticut

Who's Been Sitting in My Chair? - Three Rivers, Texas

One Night At Lemp - St. Louis, Missouri

Shadow Figures on Sycamore Street - St. Paul, Minnesota

Boy from the 70s - Newark, Illinois

The Torso That Walked By - Mesquite, Texas

Haunted El Centro Bungalow - Hollywood, California

Disembodied Ghungroo Sounds - Kolkata, India

The Hooded Figure - Rockwood, Michigan

Grandmotherly Visitor - Cudahy, Wisconsin

Little Girl in My Aunt's House - Lawndale, California

Orbs in Haunted San Diego - San Diego, California
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Ghost in the Car - Newburyport, Massachusetts

The Man By the Window - Sunnyvale, California

Our Haunted Apartment - Dallas, Texas

The Boy Liked to Burn Things - Leesburg, Georgia

The Poltergeist Room - Clyman, Wisconsin

The Spirit Dogcatcher - Southwest side of Chicago, Illinois

Pole Dancing Ghost Video - Massachusetts
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Becoming a Believer - Essex, Connecticut

Calls from Jaron - Plaistow, New Hampshire

The Man on the Ceiling - Elgin, Illinois

Desks in a Pile - West Bend, Wisconsin

Nana's Warning - Melbourne, Australia

The Spirit of Louise de Lorraine - Chenonceau, Loire River Valley, France

A Flower at Rockton Cemetery - Rockton, Illinois

The Ghosts of Butler Hall - Morehead, Kentucky

Dark Figure in the Barn - San Antonio, Texas

Noises In the Attic - Chicago, Illinois

Late Night Intruder - Wayne, New Jersey

It Left the Seat Up - Deltona, Florida



November 16, 2007

My Brother's Abilities

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Lisa, Poulsbo, Washington, January of 1996

I grew up in a family that was very open-minded about the spirit world and psychic encounters. A lot of the women in my family were psychic in some way or another including myself. I can feel energies and can see images in my head from the feelings I receive from those energies. I have had many dreams that foresaw things that would happen. The best way that I can describe how I know that they will happen is because I feel a familiar feeling with the dreams. Some, I feel, tell me of my past lives.

While growing up, I was curious about understanding my abilities, but didn't want to delve too deep because I knew nothing about it and didn't want to open a door to something I did not know was on the other side. My brother, on the other hand, wanted so badly to develop physic "powers/abilities." I do not know if he really ever had a gift. I just know that he went looking for things and not for the right reasons. He did it for a feeling of power. I may not know much about these things, but I do feel that if one is to try and focus and develop their psychic abilities, they must do it for the right reasons and do so when they are confident with themselves and their lives. He would talk to me about how he could see things around buildings or other objects by pushing his spirit out through his head like a snake or something. I just thought that he was telling tall tales, but then he started going deeper and deeper into things. He started visiting a cemetery that he had heard about from someone. They had told him that it was haunted. He went there quite a bit and eventually told me that he had made some friends there. I asked him who and he then told me hat they were spirits that stayed there. He said that they were there to guard a tree in the cemetery from evil and that he helped them. He then told me that he had one friend in particular from the cemetery that he let speak through him. Part of me thought he was weird, but I was also worried that something was wrong. He invited me to go up and meet his friend. My brother had a "living" friend who would go up there with him all the time as well. I went up there with the two of them. My brother went over to a gravestone, stood behind it, and put his hands on both sides of the stone. He then proceeded by smiling and giving it a hug. I was very worried. He acted as if it was a dear friend and was full of love and admiration toward it. He looked down and started taking deep long breaths. After a few moments, he finally looked up and started to walk toward me. My brother's "living" friend talked with him first and then introduced me to him. My brother kept trying to look at me. He had the same voice, but had different mannerisms. His head kept going from side to side, trying to see me. He said, "I cannot see you." I knew why this was. I put up a block from him. I acted dumb and told him that it was probably too dark for him to see me. He nodded, but still kept trying to see me. He started to talk about how someone drove over one of his friend's graves. He said that he was going to lure the people back to the graveyard and that my brother and his friend were going to kill them. My brother's friend nodded and looked excited about it. I could not believe what was going on. I could not believe that they were both okay with what was going on. My brother had told me before we went to the graveyard that he was fully aware of what was being said when he let the spirit channel through him. I could not believe that this was true because had he really known what this thing was saying, he wouldn't go there anymore. I acted dumb and didn't protest. I just said, "Thanks for talking with us," and that it was nice to meet him. I just wanted to get away from there without any problems. After that, I never went back there and I knew that my brother was so far into this that I could not help him. He didn't want to be helped. I was pregnant at the time and didn't want to get involved in any way so that I could protect my baby. At one point of my pregnancy, I had a kidney infection and had to be hospitalized. My brother came to visit me in the hospital and told me that the baby would die. I cut off ties with him for a while because of that. It was only last year when I talked with him about what had happened. He was shocked. He looked absolutely terrified and shocked. He didn't remember ever saying any of those terrible things.




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