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Walking In The Dark


This is my first post here but I've been a reader here for many years.

It's 3:30 in the morning. About an hour ago I woke up from a dream. My Grandfather was in it. I walked into a church and I saw him talking with a group of people near the altar so I approached him and he was happy to see me. After he hugged me he suddenly got tired and older looking and even liver spots started showing up and his skin turned gray. I helped him to sit down. Then I woke up.

It bothered me and I couldn't sleep so I went outside to look at the stars. Lately you've been able to see Jupiter and Saturn but by this hour they were already gone. While I was looking up I heard clear footsteps walking a circle around me in the grass. Then they stepped onto the pavement and I saw a shape of a person out of the corner of my eye. I turned and nothing was there to be seen but they were still walking a circle that seemed to be five feet away from me. When the steps came down on the pavement they made a clicking noise in the way that dress shoes or steel toed boots do.

I heard the train in the distance and then I quickly walked back inside and locked the door.

My maternal grandfather has been dead for seven years and we were never close. He and my Grandmother were divorced in the late 1960's and I was much closer to her second husband who I considered to be my "Grandpa".

I can't imagine that he would be whatever is behind the footsteps.

We didn't even know each other.

Besides, I had the feeling that it was something else.

I had been awake for over an hour before I decided to go outside so I am reasonably certain that it wasn't imaginary. I live in the country in South Georgia, near Valdosta. There was enough light from the porch so I know it wasn't a deer.

It may not be interesting and there isn't much on the supernatural side of it but I think I'm done looking at the stars for the time being.

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silverthane61 (21 posts)
2 days ago (2019-08-22)
I have heard that preternatural spirits often take the form of an acquaintance in order to fool the person into allowing it to come closer to you. These acquaintances are not always close to the person in real life. I hope you are able to effectively deal with any future occurrences.

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