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Flashes And Orbs?


It's been a little while since my last post here on YGS so I thought I'd do an update as I need confirmation of what I'm seeing.

As I mentioned briefly in my previous post that I had been starting to see the occasional orb after my mum passed, I feel like it has gotten more frequent only they are more flashes now.

When I did see these 'orbs', they looked very much like shooting stars. The orbs and flashes are usually a bright white but I have seen some blues, greens and reds.

I have noticed that it doesn't happen in a pattern and there are no reflections or lights to give off this kind of flash. At first I thought it might have been headlights reflecting through the windows but I just can't imagine how that would happen in daylight. You would see more than just a tiny flash... Also, it happens sporadically but some days it can be crazy.

It's usually in the shape of a circle, very quick flash and bright, mostly in my peripheral vision. It is usual to see them dead in my sight as well though. I have seen these flashes whilst at friends' houses but it's mostly always at home, in my bedroom or in the lounge room. I've also seen these flashes around friends.

Really, I just want to know if this is normal or if this is something else. I've always heard that exploring the paranormal world is like a muscle. Is that what's happening? If so, it's a slow build up, haha.

I will add that I have also been attending a few public investigations these past months and I'm just wondering if that contributes to being more 'in tune'?

Any help would be much appreciated!

Thank you for taking the time to read.

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PerfectlyDisturbed (8 stories) (3 posts)
4 years ago (2016-08-12)
Hi shelbyloree & AugustaM, thank you for replying!

I will definitely consult this with my GP and keep you guys posted.
Thanks for the advice! 😊

Peace and love,
AugustaM (5 stories) (951 posts)
4 years ago (2016-08-08)
It well may be completely paranormal. But what you described could also be something medical - It couldn't hurt to investigate both angles and good on you for being boldly curious!

shelbyloree (5 stories) (285 posts)
4 years ago (2016-08-04)
I agree, the more you notice the more there is too notice, definitely. You may also just be a person who senses or sees orbs, where others sense emotions, or see spirits with their eyes, I don't know.

You can try telling them (next flash you see) to knock it off and see if you get a response. If so, that's one way it can become less intrusive, 'flash me if it's IMPORTANT,' type thing.

The GP is going to run you through tests (if he suspects seizures, MRI scans and the like) and possibly still be in the dark as to the causes (especially if it's not entirely biological).

I personally would try the 'knock it off' route first and see what happens and go from there.

Good luck!
PerfectlyDisturbed (8 stories) (3 posts)
4 years ago (2016-08-04)
Hi roylynx & shelbyloree! Thanks again for your replies:)

Very interesting theory regarding the Wondering Death. If I recall correctly, a few months after my mum died, I attended a public investigation and saw my first 'flash energy' there. In my other stories I have mentioned my boyfriend's brother and how after he passed, I saw a lot of shadow figures and such. I am pretty obsessed with paranormal related things so that's why I think it's my 'muscle'? You know, the more you delve into it, the more you notice. Lately since I've been caught up with trying to get my mental health back on track, I feel like I haven't been seeing them as much.

I do have my mum's urn in my bedroom and a few of her possessions, yes:)
shelbyloree (5 stories) (285 posts)
4 years ago (2016-08-03)
That makes more sense - interesting about Wandering Death too. He only drops off souls once a day and has to take everyone with him en route.

If it's paranormal, I imagine your mom was probably pretty devastated about her situation, so stops by with Death's souls in tow to visit when she can?

Or maybe it's just her and other relatives, or maybe the flashes are designed to get your attention (given). Any memorable dreams or impressions after an event? Anything 'hidden' in that room, important papers, jewelry, etc?

I remember when my great grandpa passed away I dreamed he showed me a specific wall in his house and in that wall was a trick box. The trick box opened just so and voila! Great Depression coins. It was so vivid I asked grandma if her dad had any box like that. Still wonder if there is one somewhere in those walls.
roylynx (guest)
4 years ago (2016-08-03)
PerfectlyDisturbed, Hi! Thanks for responding!
This is a lot clearer for me now, I am so sorry to hear about your mother.
Sorry if I was wrong but this is just a guess, I think there is something with the place after your mother passed away. It could be your mother herself, but I have heard of the Wondering Death, it is just a theory from my old friend that The Death is also some sort of spirit whom uses a lot of energy during the time in "our world", they will bring the passed-aways to the "other world", since it uses a lot of energy for doing this every time when a person passed away, the Death will gather the spirits first before bringing them to the other world, that is why sometimes people will see the Wondering Death. Well, since Death is also a spirit it may appear in many forms, not just the traditional black hooded man with a huge scythe. Hope that helped abit, I will do some more research though.

Blessing from São Paulo

PerfectlyDisturbed (8 stories) (3 posts)
4 years ago (2016-08-03)
Hi everyone, thanks for all the replies.

I understand my post is lacking a little detail. I guess I just wanted answers. Other than the fact that it has slowed down a lot since we moved house early May, I saw these flashes day and night. My boyfriend doesn't see them but he did tell me that he saw a few shadow figures in our old house.

I was considering getting checked but I notice these flashes still occur in the same area of the room when I move my eyes/head. So for me it kind of rules that out but it's something I am still considering.

As for the medical issues, I have been on contraception for over 4 years and I've never had these 'symptoms' before. They only started appearing after my mum died last May. I'll mention that when mum passed, my partner and I took over the lease and lived there for 6 months. In that 6 months, I noticed small flashes and a few shadow figures here and there. After that, we moved in with my dad where in his house, the orbs and flashes were very full on. Almost where I'd see them daily from when I'd wake up and then sleep. I only ever saw them in my bedroom or in the loungeroom.
Now that we've moved, I've only seen these flashes maybe twice since May. But also, I haven't really been delving into paranormal related things since we moved. Could that also be a reason?

I might just have to consider chatting about this with my GP but who knows?

I hope that was enough detail for you guys:)
Stay alive.

shelbyloree (5 stories) (285 posts)
4 years ago (2016-08-02)
If others are seeing the flashes dancing, I may be inclined to supernatural causes, tectonics, or electrical issues. But if it's just me, day and night, I'd double check a few bio things.

Could be migraines, high blood pressure, seizures, or a tear behind the eye, which has been mentioned already.

It could also even be mini-strokes affecting the brain, which can happen with hormone regulating medicine, like birth control (my experience) or medicines used during menopause (my grandma's experience). Also check any side effects of taking multiple medicines (if you are doing so).

Hopefully all checks out and it's just ancestors saying hello. Good luck!
mrmonty (8 stories) (48 posts)
4 years ago (2016-08-02)
I am just wondering if you have had a complete eye exam where they look at the back of your eyes. I had one recently and was asked about seeing flashes or "shapes" since they had discovered some tares in the back of my eyes. Just a thought.
Mr Monty
roylynx (guest)
4 years ago (2016-08-02)
Oh, maybe I was the one lack of details.
I didn't mean that way.

I love orb stories, I just wanted to hear some more.

Miracles51031 (38 stories) (4965 posts) mod
4 years ago (2016-08-02)
roylynx - maybe that is all the details there are. Remember, respect other members and their experiences.
roylynx (guest)
4 years ago (2016-08-02)
Another orb story! But in day time? That I have never heard!
Will anything happen after the visiting of the orbs? The story seems a little lack of details.

Love from São Paulo


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