#27 - November 8, 2003
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I love autumn. Here in New
England, we just went through the peak of the fall foliage
colors. A few weeks ago, one could look across the
hillside and see virtual explosions of reds, yellows,
oranges, and browns, with evergreens and blue lakes and
rivers speckled throughout the
landscape. The view, combined with temperatures that
remind me of biting crisp, cool apples, makes me feel
more energetic and in tune with the environment. It's
ironic that nature seems most vibrant and alive when in
fact, it's getting ready for winter slumber.
We all have our favorite colors, and it's no surprise that
different hues can actually affect our moods and
lifestyles. In the metaphysical world, colors also have
significant meaning. Those who can read auras, or the
energy field around all of us, associate colors with
certain traits and moods. Here are a few basics:
Red: Strength, health, vigor, lust, danger, charity
Orange: Encouragement, adaptability, stimulation,
Yellow: Persuasion, charm, confidence, jealousy,
Green: Finance, fertility, luck, energy, charity,
Blue: Tranquility, understanding, patience, health,
truth, devotion, sincerity
Indigo: Changeability, impulsiveness, depression,
Violet: Tension, power, sadness, piety,
Autumn in New England allows nature to express all of
these moods through the vivid display of colors. Color is
an incredibly important part of all of our lives because it also affects our psyches. There's a reason you
love that blue sweater so much or that red dress. When
walking along the path of life, don't forget to stop and
appreciate the colors.
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We have hit the post-Halloween slowdown as far as supernatural events go, but you can always add to the list if we missed something. The Supernatural Calendar is the place where thousands will learn about your events. The service is only available to registered members of the message boards, and it's free! Here's some of what is going on in
Saturday, November 8: Conference: Paranormal Studies
Holiday: EID-UL FITR
Tuesday, November 25:
Ghostvillage.com's book reviewer, Lee
Prosser, has brought us new book reviews for October. Have you read one of these books? Want to add your own review? Click
October's Book Reviews:
Never Say Goodbye: A Medium's Stories of Connecting With Your Loved Ones by Patrick Mathews
Spirit of the Witch: Religion & Spirituality in Contemporary Witchcraft by Raven Grimassi
How to Communicate With Spirits by Elizabeth Owens
Be sure to tune in to the November 15th column -- Jeff Belanger gets into the psychic mind of James Van Praagh! Since our last newsletter, the following columns have run:
|Legends of the Supernatural
Exploring Our Dreams - An
Interview with Dream Analyst Layne Dalfen - November 1, 2003
Halloween 2003 - What Scares Us - October 18, 2003
If you know of a publication that may be interested in
running this column, drop me a line for pricing information. >>email<<
We receive personal encounters from all over the world. Many are scary, some are touching, but they are always profound. If you would like
to share your own experience, please click >>here<<. In October, we added a record number of new encounters:
Annoying Entity - Indiana
Spirits Magnet - Hopkins, Minnesota and Joshua, Texas
Ghostly Escape from Alcatraz - San Francisco, California
Basement Gravestone and Haunted Noises - Collinsville, Connecticut
"Help Me, Mommy!" - McCalla, Alabama
Spooked in Forest Park Cemetery - Brunswick, New York
A Protecting Shadow - San Antonio, Texas
Cat Haunting? - Battle Creek, Michigan
Warm Breeze from a Fallen Friend - Fillmore, California
A Ghostly Fight at St. Francis Hotel - San Francisco, California
Chicken Skin in the Mango Tree - Haleiwa, Hawaii
Tormented by Tall Shadow Man - Manchester, New Hampshire
Mom's Visit and the Smell of Gardenias - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Granville State Forest Orb - Granville, Massachusetts
Evil Voice Over Neil Sedaka - Indianapolis, Indiana
Cochem Castle Ghost - Cochem, Germany
Evil Stocky Specter - Iowa
Our new "Resources" section is a place for editorials, research articles, open letters to our readers, press releases, and other content of interest to Ghostvillagers.
If you have a topic on your mind, agree or disagree with something you read
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New articles added since our last newsletter:
Ghostvillage.com Celebrates Four Years of Ghost Research, Evidence, and Discussion October 20, 2003
Supernatural Glossary by Brian Leffler, with contributions by the Ghostvillage.com staff October 13, 2003
Our >>Supernatural Auction<< has a lot of ghost hunting equipment, books, and videos on it right now.
Check out these new and used products today! If you have a product or service to sell, remember, basic listings are still free -- you have no risk in trying to sell your items on our auction.
New members receive $1.00 credited to their account -- this credit can be used for the extras such as bold listings. This supernatural marketplace is a great way to connect with
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Ghostvillage.com's Jeff Belanger was interviewed in issue #2 of
Eyes Only -- the official publication of
the Smoking Gun Research
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