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The Demon Under My Bed


This was my first physical paranormal experience and it wasn't a good one. It was my first year of college and it was about February. I went to IU Bloomington and lived in a single person dorm room. I am pagan and very spiritual so I've been expecting ghost activity but nothing like this.

It was past midnight I'm sure and I just snapped awake. I wake up a lot during the night but this wasn't even a blurry state of mind. It was as if someone had touched me to wake me up. I sat up and looked around for a moment trying to get my bearings. I then turned over and went to go back to sleep. I would almost be there when I would feel a very solid poke through the mattress to my ribs. The first couple times I thought my body was twitching. But 5 times later I gave in.

"Fine! Reveal yourself so I can go back to sleep. Waking me was rude." I closed my eyes as if going back to sleep and it appeared in my mind's eye. From an all black image came a big Cheshire grin with red triangle teeth.

"Follow me. I want to show you something," it spoke with a echo like voice. I knew what it was though the moment it spoke. A demon. And not at all nice.

I firmly told it no and to back off. I was an experienced psychic who could manipulate her energy so he should back off. I felt him back up but knew he was waiting for me to go back to sleep. So I built a ball of energy around me and made it bigger to push him farther back. It was slow but it worked. I went back to sleep and no more poking occurred. I have not felt the presence of that demon again.

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Laoise (1 posts)
7 years ago (2014-12-20)
I experience something very similar to this. Ever since I was 4, I've had dreams of evil demons/ghosts poking and scratching my back. When I was 4 I dreamed of medusa scratching my back? It's strange because I didn't know who she was at the time, I had never even heard of her. Recently I've been getting awful nightmares about demons poking my back and squeezing me really tightly? What should I do? (By the way I'm not psychic like you guys so it might take me longer to create 'Balls of protective energy') 😕
Chookie (2 stories) (16 posts)
8 years ago (2014-03-27)
I have too, learned how to surround my self with a bubble of energy... I do this when I get nightmares. It works and it does back off... I'm glad I'm not the only one that can do this... I wish everyone knew.
ruda75 (1 posts)
8 years ago (2014-01-17)
ya, to my best understanding its nothing to serious he seems as if he's either looking for a new "vessel" (host) which is the worst or he might be an incubus/demon/poltergeist trying to show you someone or something that will put someone into destress he seems to be leading you to a dream I have had several demon/spirits/ghost just randomly appear in my head while just falling asleep I have followed only two but only remember one it'll show you a horrific event (it'll be in there too in the dream but if you hide until it goes past he/she won't see you) but one that will be a personal message mine was a baby nailed to a wall with a normal pentagram head facing right legs facing left in the middle over top of a altar with three lamp stands this represents a change in religion I could go good or bad at that point as if I'm coming to a fork in the road but the baby wasn't facing me meaning I'm making a blind decision and it'll be a new begging I have never not hid while there but I think its just my fear of unknown plus she looked messed up walking past like she was like mental heath scratching her arms and yelling then whispering then yelling but I hid luckly and she just kept looking for me:P I hope this helps be careful and when in doubt pray
HoppingCorpse (2 stories) (42 posts)
8 years ago (2013-12-16)
To Red Wolf,
Thank you for the explanation, just to clear things up. By comparatively recent I mean period when both these words were used together to denote what psychics do, after word "white" started to be used as a simile to something positive in Western culture and word "energies" started to be used by people not related to physics or Latin/Greek language studies. Then again, as you say "old" is also relative. Old can be 30 years, or can be 300 years. To me, white energies do not go beyond 20s of the 20th century. Anyhow, I am debating semantics, whether you call it a white energy or a monkey with a wheelbarrow, it does not matter as long as it works.
MysteriousGuy (10 posts)
8 years ago (2013-12-16)
Your story was so great!:)
I want to know how to make a ball of energy for my protection in evil spirits.
RedWolf (31 stories) (1292 posts)
8 years ago (2013-12-16)
The White Light of Protection is something you visualize. Many psychics use it, or call it down to protect them. It will protect you while you meditate or to do a reading of a person or object. I use it to help me concentrate without worry that something that I don't want to come through. It has been used for quite awhile but I don't know for sure which century this practice started. All I know is that another psychic told me to use it about 35 years ago and told me that it was an old method of protection.
hmb2002 (5 stories) (25 posts)
8 years ago (2013-12-14)
awesome story! I live in Indiana, too, and I have had a very similar experience. Keep posting more stories and I added you to my list of favorite posters and your story is in my favorites, too! ❤
HoppingCorpse (2 stories) (42 posts)
8 years ago (2013-12-13)
Rich73, indeed, not to mention that killing a goat is far more likely to attract the negative animal abuse lawsuit energies to the practitioner.
AkasH_JavooR (4 posts)
8 years ago (2013-12-13)
That was really a great story... Thank you for sharing it... But I would like to know about white light energy of protection.! What is it exactly...? Is it our Aura...?
Rich73 (1 stories) (67 posts)
8 years ago (2013-12-12)
I think that the energy is supposed to symbolize intent, and it's the intent that keeps unwanted spirits away. It's a good thing we have this tool now because killing a goat is, well, kind of messy 😜
HoppingCorpse (2 stories) (42 posts)
8 years ago (2013-12-12)
I think psychics mean something else by "energy" than engineers. All that etheral realm where physics do not apply makes me want a less confusing word for what they are doing. Though as far as I know, the "white" and "energies" are a comparatively recent introduction into spiritual practice. Previously people were relying more on spirits of something (plants, animals, dead relatives) and sacrifices to appease these spirits. But alas, adjustments have to be made. Thinking of white light is far less conspicuous than killing a goat on the first full moon of spring.
AzraelX (8 stories) (115 posts)
8 years ago (2013-12-12)
I may have had experiences which can be termed paranormal or supernatural or some experience for which I can't find a logical explanation to. But I don't buy all Energy Ball/shield etc thingies at all.

Being an Engineer, I am wondering as to How can you create a "ball of energy"? Did you create it in your mind/visualized it?

On what basis do you term yourself an 'experienced Psychic?
How long have you considered yourself to be Psychic? Is this incident a recent event or a past one?
lady-glow (13 stories) (2880 posts)
8 years ago (2013-12-11)
May I ask what made you expect ghost activity in the dorm?
What made you think that you were dealing with a "demon"? I find it strange that a demon would disguise itself like Cheshire... But I wasn't there, so let's say that I would appreciate a little more info in your story.
Thanks for sharing.
spiritwaiting (42 stories) (843 posts)
8 years ago (2013-12-11)
malkavianacts, Its a good thing to know about the white light energy of protection. I use it a lot, because of the bad energy that surrounds me a lot. Keep using that white energy, every night before you slip off to sleep. It helps with the waking up in the middle of the night. I have a mild case of insomnia, and I truly find it helps me, to stay in a deep sleep.

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