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Features Archive:

2008 Archive:
Spirits of Christmas and Holidays Past By Edward Shanahan
December 19, 2008


Don't Bark At Me, I'm Not The Dog In The Mirror - by Lee Prosser
December 14, 2008

Column - regular feature

Welcome to Your Psychic Life By Tiffany Johnson
December 1, 2008


Fresh Paths to the Paranormal By Beth Brown
November 26, 2008


The Journals of Willard David Firestone: American Indians - by Lee Prosser
November 21, 2008

Column - regular feature

The Haunted Cemetery - Ghost Chronicles
November 12, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Jeff Belanger and Who's Haunting the White House? - Ghost Chronicles
October 24, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Ectoplasm - by Lee Prosser
October 20, 2008

Column - regular feature

Salem Witch Shawn Poirier - Ghost Chronicles
October 15, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Most Famous Phenomenon by Jeff Belanger
October 8, 2008


Haunted House Diary - Ghost Chronicles
October 1, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Paranormal Journaling: A First Step by Jeff Belanger
September 30, 2008


More Horrific Predictions - by Lee Prosser
September 26, 2008

Column - regular feature

Francis Thompson (1859 - 1907) - by Lee Prosser
September 18, 2008

Column - regular feature

Evolution of an Entity by Danielle Lee
September 12, 2008


Into the Abyss: Ancient Rites of Exorcism by Bishop Daniel Garguillio
September 2, 2008


Lee Prosser and Jill Peacha - by Lee Prosser
September 1, 2008

Column - regular feature

An Open Letter to the Paranormal Community by Peter James Haviland
August 28, 2008


Return to Mystery Hill - Ghost Chronicles
August 20, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

The Ghost of Cameron Mitchell at Branson, Missouri - by Lee Prosser
August 8, 2008

Column - regular feature

Confessions of a Grief Councilor - Ghost Chronicles
August 6, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

The Residual "Jiggle" by Jack Roth
July 31, 2008


Farwell to Chris Balzano - Ghost Chronicles
July 23, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

A Matter of Respect by Patrick Burke
July 21, 2008


Economic Collapse and Depression in the United States - by Lee Prosser
July 14, 2008

Column - regular feature

The Portsmouth Lighthouse - Ghost Chronicles
July 9, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Legends Set in Stone by Beth Brown
July 3, 2008


Investigating the Pukwudgies - Ghost Chronicles
June 25, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Sensitive - by Lee Prosser
June 20, 2008

Column - regular feature

Ghost Hunting Etiquette 102 by Danielle Quinlan Lee
June 13, 2008


Allup, Leiru, Ligil, Uriel, Pulla - by Lee Prosser
May 23, 2008

Column - regular feature

Ohio's Haunted History by Sherri Brake-Recco
May 19, 2008


Weird Massachusetts - Paranormal Journeys
May 9, 2008

Paranormal Journeys - webcast

Water Ghosts: Theory of the Bobbing Heads and Floating Bodies - by Lee Prosser
May 9, 2008

Column - regular feature

The Shadows Know by Edward Shanahan
May 2, 2008


Weird Massachusetts with Jeff Belanger - Ghost Chronicles
April 23, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

American Negro Civil War Ghosts - by Lee Prosser
April 14, 2008

Column - regular feature

Landmark Ghosts By Beth Brown
April 3, 2008


The Lizzy Borden House - Ghost Chronicles
April 2, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Ghosts of Hollywood - Ghost Chronicles
March 19, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

On the Nature of Group Dynamics By Rick Moran
March 19, 2008


Billy The Kid - by Lee Prosser
March 12, 2008

Column - regular feature

Women in the Paranormal: Donna LaCroix
March 5, 2008


Women in the Paranormal: Amy Bruni
March 2, 2008


Women in the Paranormal: Ursula Bielski
February 28, 2008


Women in the Paranormal: L'Aura Hladik
February 25, 2008


Women in the Paranormal: Allison Andrews
February 22, 2008


Haunted Cape Cod and the Islands - Ghost Chronicles
February 20, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Women in the Paranormal: Rosemary Ellen Guiley
February 19, 2008


Women in the Paranormal: Lorraine Warren
February 16, 2008


The Ghosts of Tombstone - Paranormal Journeys
February 14, 2008

Paranormal Journeys - webcast

Valentine's Day Special - Ghost Chronicles
February 13, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Magick and Magic, What is the Difference? - by Lee Prosser
February 13, 2008

Column - regular feature

My Theory on Spirits of the Paranormal by Edward Shanahan
February 1, 2008


Investigating the Sance with U.K. psychic Gavin Cromwell - Ghost Chronicles
January 30, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Electronic Voice Phenomena is affected by Solar Weather by Tom Ginther
January 21, 2008


The Concord Colonial Inn - Ghost Chronicles
January 16, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Ghost Cat - by Lee Prosser
January 15, 2008

Column - regular feature

The Lizzie Borden House - Paranormal Journeys
January 11, 2008

Paranormal Journeys - webcast

Russian Ghosts - Ghost Chronicles
January 9, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Shadows Of Evil by Rick Hayes
January 4, 2008


Haunted Devon, UK - Ghost Chronicles
January 2, 2008

Ghostvillage Radio - podcast

Magickal Rings - by Lee Prosser
January 2, 2008

Column - regular feature



January 4, 2008

Shadows Of Evil

A chapter from the book Stepping Stones

By Rick Hayes

"What evil the darkness brings"-- a line from a movie that often is a question brought to my attention.

In a recent radio interview I was asked if I have ever encountered "evil spirits" and if I've ever been harmed by such. The answer to the question was interpreted with sincerity and fact on a personal point of view.

As a teenager in a small town, driving to a larger city and seeing a movie was a part of our routine. One Friday evening several of my friends and I decided to go see a movie that everyone was talking about. We were told that the end of the movie will bring chills, screams, and nightmares. The movie's subject was based on an evil spirit that brought harm and death to those that it encountered. We decided that we were man enough to see the movie, even joking that only wimps would scream.

I will never forget that evening. The four "men" setting in their theatre seats were frightened to the point of actually almost hugging each other. We jumped, screamed, and forgot that we were the men that we thought we were. On the drive back to our small town, we shared our thoughts in shaky voice tones. The darkness along the eerie road illuminated only by the headlights, and the shadow of the trees became spirits of evil within our minds.

Arriving at one of the parents' homes, we spent the rest of the night wide awake together in the living room. Somehow, the movie had brought harm to these four teenage men. By creating a thought of evil through the sights and sounds of the cinema, we were too frightened to return to our normal routine. The spirit of evil thought had truly succeeded.

The definition of evil is: an arising from bad character or conduct. To cause discomfort or repulsion. Something that brings sorrow, distress, or calamity. The earthly character may be experienced in one's earthly plan based on choice, or one could even possess this character within based on choice. The point is that evil is a character that is of the earth's plan. I feel that when one moves on, the character that is formed in earth's plan remains in earth's plan. This character is not a part of our creator's plan and therefore is not carried over.

So what about the strange and frightening instances that has been validated as evil and harm? Again I am not one to state for a fact that evil spirits may possibly be acknowledged, but I feel our thoughts assist in these acknowledgements. As in the experience of the four young men, their thoughts created additional discomfort, distress, and calamity. Could the evil spirit be attempting to bring you physical harm, or simply trying to get your attention to relay a message? In my book You're Not Crazy, You Have A Ghost, I share my personal thoughts that by validating through listening, we often find that the shadows of the trees that become spirits of evil are expanded through our earthly thoughts.

By learning to listen, we soon find that it is once again a spirit of guidance and the character of evil is left where it was created; on earth.

Stepping Stone - The spirit of evil is created on earth - and remains on earth


As a Paranormal and Life Consultant, Rick Hayes consults on a daily basis with those that have questions regarding life and one's path on earth. Since bringing his consulting abilities to the public in 2003, Rick has assisted thousands in understanding that life is a gift of everlasting. Rick is the founder of LifesGift, Inc. who is the official representative for his speaking and media engagements. For more information visit www.lifesgift.com or www.lifesgiftseminars.com



2014 Haunted New England Wall Calendar by Jeff Belanger photography by Frank Grace
Check out the 2014 Haunted New England wall calendar by Jeff Belanger and photography by Frank Grace!


Paranormal Conferences and Lectures
Don't miss the following events and lectures:

Jeff Belanger and “The Bridgewater Triangle” at Dedham Community Theatre - April 6, 2014 9:00PM

The Spirits of the Mark Twain House - Hartford, Connecticut - April 12, 2014

Paracon Australia - East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia - May 10-12, 2014