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2012 Encounters:
Guardian Angel? -- Cork, Ireland

Haunted North Dakota -- North Dakota

Creepy Old Man at the Foot of the Bed -- Allendale, Michigan

Halloween Ouija Night -- Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

A Random Encounter -- Slough, United Kingdom

Dogface and Cloaked Figures -- Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

An Unwelcomed Attachment -- Ashburn, Virginia

In The Ipod's Reflection -- United Kingdom

The Grey Lady of Birmingham -- United Kingdom

Weird Things in Brighton -- United Kingdom

Haunted Daughter -- California

The Haunted Third Floor -- Wethersfield, Connecticut

A Blessed Rosary -- Phoenix, Arizona

The House of Many Experiences - Brandenton, Florida

Phantom Great Dane - Darlington

Adventures at the Sagamore Resort --Upstate New York

A Ghost Who Can Spell -- Bluffton, Indiana

Menancing Spirit -- Loves Park, Illinois

Visits from the Virgin Mary - Hollsopple, Pennsylvania

Get Out of My House - Lennox, South Dakota

Mrs. Mary Finch - Location Unknown

Apparition Caught at Rolling Hills Asylum - East Bethany, New York

My Daughter Reaches Out From The Beyond - United States

Doppelganger in the House - United States

Dark Entity - Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Haunted Garage - Watauga, Texas

Phantom Rooftop Figure - Devon, United Kingdom

The Grandparent's Weird House - Fresno, California

Wolf Ghost - Waco, Kentucky

Rude Awakening - Winnsboro, Texas

Spooky Funeral Home - Tustin, California

Spectral Roommate - Boston, Massachusetts

Haunted Life - Tennessee

Astral Torment - Poland

Happy Ghost Cat - New River, Arizona

A Very Strange Turn of Events - United Kingdom

Tales from the Crystal Ball - Manchester, United Kingdom

Spectral Roommate - Boston, Massachusetts

Dancing Ghosts - Union, New Jersey

Visit From An Irish Grandmother - Belfast, Northern Ireland

Haunted Desert Home - Lancaster, California

Tall Shadow Figure - Saratoga Springs, New York

A Night In An Abandoned Asylum - Connecticut

Visit from the Beyond - Suffolk, England

Bubby's Visit - Pomeroy, Ohio

August 10, 2012

A Blessed Rosary

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Nicole -- Phoenix, Arizona -- 2004

I was about 14 years old when my mom gave me one of her old Catholic school rosaries to hang in my bedroom. At the time, I was beginning to delve a little deeper into my own personal spirituality. To me, this was a stepping stone towards finding out who I was.

The rosary joined the miscellaneous hangings of my walls, including a dream catcher I had bought at one of the reservations. The dream catcher had always given me a sense of security and comfort, so I thought the addition of the rosary would add to that.

Something incredible happened the first night the rosary hung in my room!

I woke in the middle of night for seemingly no reason at all. When I opened my eyes, the room was pitch black with thousands of tiny little white lights, looking very galaxy like, whizzing all over my room. I sat up and rubbed my eyes, assuming that it was just my sleepy eyes that were causing the visuals.

When I opened my eyes the lights were still darting every which way and swarming my room. I was so startled I screamed and ran and jumped into my parents bed in between them.

Between frightened sobs, I told them what I had seen. My mom quickly went into my room to see if she could witness the lights I had seen but had no such luck. I was so afraid to reenter my room that I ended up sleeping in bed with them.

The next morning, my mom and I theorized about what it could be. One of the more comforting ideas was that the rosary had triggered some kind of spiritual "cleansing" and that my room was actually a safer place to be now. I was never raised in a very religious household, and I am still not dedicated to any particular religion or belief, nor have I ever been to church. However,witnessing such spiritual phenomenon firsthand really sparked a belief in me. I have had the rosary hanging in my room ever since.

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