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Ghost Stories from Luna0794

Man On The Square on 2012-02-15

I had another strange experience recently and this site was so helpful with my previous experiences I would really like your help figuring it out. Over winter break from school my family went to Germany to visit family. My moms older sister was stationed there when she was in the military and she ...

Ghost Riders? on 2011-12-21

This experience happened this past Halloween -2011. My family had our usual celebration around the bonfire. Part of our usual celebration includes an offering at the crossroads, technically a Y in the road, about a quarter of a mile from our driveway. I volunteered to take it down and make the offer...

Shadow And Mist on 2011-10-04

This strange thing happened to me just a few weeks ago. I was staying at my sisters, I had been there about three weeks because I was watching her son while she was in a summer program for college. She was in classes all day and often had to stay late to work on projects. That night she called me an...

Last 20 posts from Luna0794
Sorry to just jump in like that I was just really interested in the discussion that you, enigmaticsoul & nysa were having. I got so excited about that I forgot I wanted to ask how you do your seances? Does one of you act as medium or do you use a talking board? Or is there another way?
On the subject of spirit guides, the New Age style concept of spirit guides is that they are extremely benevolent, like a guardian angel but with direct communication. The spirit guides from "other" cultures seem to be more neutral in what I have read more like teachers whose only concern is conveying knowledge. In some cultures they teach magical practitioners how to harm & how to help equally. Apparently with no judgement on how it is being used. It is interesting to consider; say a spirit guide is actually just the soul of a deceased practitioner (that is not the belief of any system I am aware of, I am just theorizing here), the guide could be as benevolent or malevolent as the witch had been in life. Which sparks another out of left field theory, what if your aunt were not communicating with your family because her spirit has attached itself to another witch as his/her spirit guide. A lot of fascinating ideas to consider, I am so glad you posted this account.
Date: 2012-02-20
Thank you all for your opinions!
A stuntman is the only logical explanation I could think of too. He moved smoothly, his feet never touched the building they were always directly underneath him like someone standing up straight. The way he fell it would make sense that it was someone in a harness, like they use in martial arts movies, but if that is how he did it he must have just been practicing because there was nobody around to watch but me and my brother. I don't know if it is possible to do that with no help. The moon was bright enough that the buildings were casting shadows but I did not see any cables and I did not see him take off a harness or unhook from anything but it was nighttime so I might have just not seen something. I did ask my cousin and her husband if they knew of anyone in the town who had seen anything strange in the square or if anyone had committed suicide by jumping off a building there. My cousin's husband said not in his lifetime and not before that that he had heard of. I can't figure out why I saw it if nobody in the town ever has.
Date: 2012-01-07
Argette; that is really neat! The only offerings left outside our door is what the barn cats bring us. 😲
Ghostadventues; I don't think I was in any danger they didn't even seem to notice me. I do wear an amulet every day that I believe protects me though. Thank you for your concern.
Crecentblue03; it does feel like I peeked into the past that night! I feel very lucky to have experienced it, even if it scared me a little when it happened. I think most of our offerings are enjoyed by our animal brethren but when it disappeared so quickly after seeing the ghostly carriage it seemed really spooky!
Date: 2012-01-03
Argette; in my family we believe that the focus of the offering should be stuff harvested around the time of the holiday. We are sort of having our ancestors continue to share in the celebration of harvest time because we think they continue to be important. Our offering to Mother Earth is made in our garden. What kind of offerings do animals leave you?

Foxglove; both sides of my family moved to this area in my great-grandparents generation. One side from the Appalachians, the other side from the East. If it was my ancestors coming to partake of the offering, none of them lived on my road or the road that breaks off at the Y. I don't know if any of them used a carriage pulled by horses. We have performed that ritual in my family as long as I can remember. I think my mother did a similar ritual when she was part of a Wiccan coven before I was born. My grandmother has traced her family tree back to Scotland and my grandfathers back to Ireland. I don't think anyone has done our family tree on my dads side that far back.
Date: 2012-01-02
Thank you all for your interest in my ghostly happening.
Argette; I have not followed that link but zzsgranny is right, my family is Pagan, different members of the family follow slightly different paths. The offering is made to the ancestors. By that we mean those of our bloodline and those who came before us that shaped how our life is lived. We make another offering that night to Mother Earth for her bounty, but that is not done at the crossroads. For this offering my mother bakes a bread bowl then we fill it with nuts, berries, and apple slices. During the ritual I poured wine over it. The ritual is really just words and actions showing respect and thanks.
Justcurious; I did not think to shine my light on it while it was beside me. I think I was too surprised.
Zzsgranny; thank you for helping people understand the holiday I was talking about!
Lynrinth; your thought is a lot like mine but I have never had anything at all like that happen so I was hoping to hear what all of you thought. Thanks for your post.
Date: 2011-10-20
Couldn't it just be a ghost that is attracted to you and thinks you agreed to a relationship with her? I have read on here that some people don't know they are dead. Maybe she thinks she is still alive and is sleeping with you.
I think that what redphx said makes good sense. It explains it perfectly. People do will things into existence all of the time.
Date: 2011-10-20
It kind of sounds to me like a poltergeist but I don't know a lot about these things. Poltergeists make noise and move things right? Aren't poltergeists supposed to be different than ghosts? Would you handle them the same?
Date: 2011-10-20
I have a friend who is into demonology. She says they are not the things people usually think of when people say demons. I texted her about what you said happened to you and she said that it is not unusual for her to feel a presence for a few weeks after she invokes but nothing bad has ever happened to her or her sister who also invokes them. Do you know other people who also do this? Maybe you could talk to them about it. Oh and she said don't tell it to leave or anything like that because it is disrespectful.
You can also use witch hazel to protect yourself and your room. Put a small splash in your bath water. Then put half a cup in a gallon of water and dip a red cloth to wipe off your windows and your doorknob. Since it is getting you while you sleep you should probly also wipe your bedposts too.
Date: 2011-10-15
That is a great story! I think it is our ancestors job -- I don't know what else to call it -- to watch over us while they are in the afterlife. It seems some are more involved than others.
Date: 2011-10-11
I don't understand the orbs. Aren't orbs balls of light? How do they have branches and twigs on them? Like pictures of branches and stuff? How do they stare at you? Do they have eyes?
Date: 2011-10-11
Those pictures are so scary. Why do you think the third one is so foggy? I hope I get to visit Alcatraz someday.
Date: 2011-10-11
Nysa; just the title of that book makes me want to read it!
All; thanks for adding all that stuff about the salt. In my family we just think of it as protective which I guess is kind of like purifying. I had never heard of the counting thing I can just imagine a vampire or ghost outside a door ONE TWO THREE lol! I did not know that about rice but I do know some people who keep a jar of rice by their barn door to protect the animals. I just never wondered why rice!
Date: 2011-10-07
It is a little gross a guy near 18 falling in love with a girl who was only 12 or 13. I wonder why he did not try to see you before he got sick if he was in love with you all that time.
Date: 2011-10-07
Wow this posted so quickly! Thank you for your posts.
Geetha;It was hard to pretend everything was okay but he is only two so he fell back to sleep pretty easily.
DeviousAngel;My mother is Wiccan and most of us in the family are involved in the magical arts to some degree so I knew from that salt can be protective. We always use sea salt but I think any kind would have worked right? The neighbor did see the fog he said it made it a little harder to look for footprints or signs of a person, but there was only a little bit when he came over so we did not think it was too weird then. My sister asked him if he saw it later when it was really thick and deep but he had not been looking outside. It is funny I think that it was the fog more than anything else that scared me that night.
Moongrim; My nephew does have curtains lol! We just usually open them during the day. My sister and brother-in-law have been keeping an eye out for creepers but they have not spotted anyone trying to peek in the windows since.
Date: 2011-10-04
We had to go to overnight camp at the end of my fifth grade year too. The counselors told us the camp was haunted and told us stories but I didn't believe them. I think people just like to scare us at camp.
Date: 2011-10-04
That is sad but I don"t understand why it was scary in your first bedroom if she died in your second bedroom?