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2009 Encounters:
The Banging Walls - Great Barrington, Massachusetts

The Grim Reaper at My Sister's Crib - Govan, Saskatchewan, Canada

Gliding White Specter - Singapore

Haunted by Bobby - Marinette, Wisconsin

The Entity in My Brother's Basement - Yardley, Pennsylvania

The Ouija Board's Warning - Langley in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

A Family of Angels - Huntington, West Virginia

Evil-Looking Apparition - Eagle Lake, Texas
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Monster Holding Me Down - Houston, Texas

Laugarvatn Cave Anomaly - Laugarvatn Cave, Iceland
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The Ghost Who Didn't Like Men - Brook, Indiana

Dad Standing in St. Mary's Cemetery - Tiffin, Ohio

The Hand On My Shoulder - Clinton, Indiana

The Only Yankee - Nicholas County, West Virginia

The House that Disappeared - Winton, California

My Haunted Apartment - Brampton, Ontario, Canada

The Basement Crash - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

A Screaming Ghost - Yorktown Heights, New York

The Crawling Shadow - Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan

Deering Estate Apparition - Miami, Florida
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Cemetery Ghost at a Sleepover - Laingsburg, Michigan

Ghosts at the Stanley Hotel - Estes Park, Colorado

Apparition Caught on Game Camera - Wayland, New York
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Knocks in the Attic - Sterling, Virginia

I Had No Idea She Was a Ghost - Bethany, New York

Ghosts of Yonkers - Yonkers, New York

An Evil Shadow Figure - Scott City, Kansas

The Scream in the Night - Yorkshire, England

Being Watched at a Sleepover - Manistique, Michigan

My First Demon Encounter - Weirton, West Virginia

A Ghost in Our Hotel Bathroom - Las Vegas, Nevada

The Baby's Cry - Barnesville, Ohio

Lights On Our Landing - Akron, Ohio

The Ghost of Mr. Elwin - Elkland, Missouri

Deformed Face Near the Cemetery - Kerala, India

Shadows and Weepy Voices - Grand Prairie, Texas

Three Hags Over My Bed - Neiderwald, Texas

Dad and His Friends - Tulsa, Oklahoma

A Hand in My Bed - Louisville, Kentucky

Spirit of the Wendigo - Fort Kent, Alberta, Canada

Chasing a Ghost - Houston, Texas

Colfax Cemetery Apparition - Colfax County, Minnesota
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The Cemetery Keeper Disappeared - Southern England

Haunting on East Eldon - Saint James, Missouri

Short, Black-Hooded Figures - Troy, New York

Strange Happenings at the Whaley House - San Diego, California

My Shaking Room - Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada

A Blast from Dad - Austin, Texas and Lake Bluff, Illinois

Haunted Hotel Majestic - San Francisco, California

Ghost of Michael Jackson Caught on CNN Cameras? - Santa Barbara County, California
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Mad Spirits in the Woods - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Exploding Glasses - Grants Pass, Oregon

Toowong Cemetery Encounter - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Spirit of George Followed Me - Davidsville and Johnstown, Pennsylvania

The Kind Lady By the Cabinet - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Boy in Thornton House - Stone Mountain, Georgia

The Cloudy Figure - Seaford, East Sussex, England

Burning Our Ouija Board - Oakwood, Illinois

The Man in the Lab Coat - Giessen, Germany

Brown Palace Hotel Ghost - Denver, Colorado
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Broken Glass and Whispering Voices - Charlotte, Michigan

Shadow on the Wall - Ontario, Canada

Mom's Message From Beyond - Hartsville, South Carolina
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Premonition Dream and My Dead Pet - Avon, Indiana

Girl in Her Easter Dress - Milton, Florida
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Encounters on a Ghost Tour - New South Wales, Australia

Someone in the Attic - Temple, Texas

The Spirit In Black - Forest Park, Illinois - 1997

The Body in the Pool - Anaheim, California and Pleasant Grove, Utah

Bright Jack-O-Lanterns - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Strong Odor and Darting Shadows - Southfield, Massachusetts

The Black Mist in Our Home - Marysville, California

Ghost of a Runaway Slave in My Car - Interstate 10, Louisiana

Accident Premonition - Singapore

Attempted Possession - San Antonio, Texas

My Mischievous Faery - Rouses Point, New York

Ghostly Tricks - Marysville, California

My Cat's 9/11 Premonition - Baltimore, Maryland

The Drowning Girl - Gloucester, Massachusetts

A Civil War General - Carthage, Missouri

The Glowing Nun - Santa Margherita Ligure, Genova, Italy

Our Haunted Restaurant - Columbus, Georgia

The Voice Outside My Window - Niles, Ohio

My Protective Ghost Friend - Logansport, Indiana

The Friend in Our House - Simpsonville, South Carolina

The Witch on My Wall - Charleston, South Carolina

Contacting My Spirits - Colchester, Essex, England

Dark, Smoky Wisps - Troy, New York

Nana's Grip - England

Stock Room Ghost - Winter Haven, Florida

A Sign From Mum - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Evil Drawings in a Drawer - Valle Vista, California

A Disappearing Kitten - Suburbs of Dallas, Texas

A Crying Baby and Evil House - Salt Lake City, Utah

My Daughter's Energy - Sylacauga, Alabama
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The Kissing Ghost - Fresno, California

A Seven-Foot Shadow Figure - Trenton, New Jersey

The Grey-White Man - British Columbia, Canada

The Tall Man in Robes - Huntly, New Zealand

The Spirits of Edisto Presbyterian Church - Edisto Island, South Carolina

A Pre-Death Visit - Merrick, New York

Six Knocks - Brisbane, Australia

The Rocking Chair - Bushnell, Illinois

Hiding From a Ghost - Strongsville, Ohio

A Relentless Ghost - Littleton, Colorado

February 23, 2009

Contacting My Spirits

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Votes:27 Rating: Rating = 4.77 Ratings Breakdown
White Wolf - Colchester, Essex, England - February 19, 2009

I moved into this house about a year ago with my parents. We are renting it from a gentleman called Mr. Bryant, whose parents passed the house on to him when they passed away. I was so happy for my parents when they found this place and instantly felt a lovely warm, "homely" feel to it. My parents agreed to this, but we all thought it was due to finally feeling settled after having to move so many times. Over the next few months we soon realized it wasn't the only reason.

I would wake up in night and see a light figure outline in my peripheral vision, which would normally move over toward my window. On one occasion I even got out of bed and rushed toward the window because there was an almighty bang on the glass! Lo and behold, there was nothing there. My stepdad would often say he thought someone was in the house, even when it was just him and the dog. I've even seen him double look occasionally. When asked what was up, he'd reply, "Nothing, just thought I saw something."

My mum was the same, she would see things, but also feel the temperature drop even when no doors had been opened. Now a little background information on me and my family. Myself, mum, and aunty have been practicing spiritual work for a few years now. It's definitely been a family energy that has passed on through us all, but some of us have chosen to expand on it and learn more. Others in my family didn't. I don't feel any less for them because we are all different, but it is nice when I see them say or do something that makes me say, "You still got it in you, then." My aunty does kinesiology and works with crystals as well as spiritual healing. She is always away on courses learning this and that. I should really speak to her more, but we all get caught up in our own lives from time-to-time. My Mother is also a healer and tarot card reader. She is very good, but will insist she isn't! No matter how many times we tell her. One of the best things about my mum is her ability to be a good judge of character, which I believe comes from the ability to feel others' energy. I, on the other hand, found my niche when looking through a white magic book I bought a while ago. I asked for the highest source to show me what it is I need to learn, and each time I opened the book, it fell on the runes page. And it wasn't the middle of the book either!

I've always been a keen nature person and love the feeling of energy you get from walking through a wood or forest, especially when there is a stream or lake nearby. So it made sense that the runes worked well with me. As well as gaining my mum's ability to feel others' energies. Through this I have made some amazing friends (I'd be lost without you all). My stepdad, in the beginning was a bit of a skeptic. He believed in what he saw or heard. This was probably due to his time spent in the army as he is ex-British special forces. Over time, though, he has seen things through our eyes and is starting to believe in paranormal things a bit more.

Back to the investigation… After thinking about all the feelings and little events that had happened, I decided to conduct a small investigation. As this was my first I wouldn't be expecting a lot but I thought to myself, You don't know unless you try… So I did. The first thing I did was light three candles and setup the table with a pen, paper, and a Kodak easy share c530 digital camera. I then proceeded to sit down and take three deep breaths and started to send myself into the light. I asked for protection for myself and everyone in the house. I also called upon Odin and asked him to send me the wisdom and the knowledge that the runes possess and thanked him for choosing me. I then pictured Elhaz (a rune of protection/the elk) all around myself and the house. After knowing I was protected, I began to ask if there was any spirit energy in the house that would like to communicate.I got nothing. I then asked again if there was any spirit that would like to communicate, and if there is could they show in some way that they were here. A slight thump came from my bedroom, and the flame on the middle camera began swaying erratically.

I spoke to my Norse spirit guide, Valdamir, and asked him to see if the spirit would make contact through him. I'd like to add this was the first time I'd tried this out of my spiritual group, so again I wasn't expecting miracles. This seemed to make a difference, though, because I felt an energy approach my left-hand side. This, I thought is a perfect time to communicate and ask a few questions. Before I did, I took a few photos of the room. (Now it did show up some orbs but, I like to keep an open mind so I'm happy to put the photos up for you all to have your say and opinions on. After all, it's the ability of the open mind that brought us all together.)

I began to ask questions, to start with was, "Can you tell me your name?" I got a head full of random things. So I asked the same question, and I got the name "Brenda," or something of that sort. I continued to ask questions and I received ages and dates, and even hobbies and places. I also got the name "George Frank." I couldn't make out if they were two separate people or two names of one person.

The final thing to happen was by far the best confirmation for me that there was a lot of energy in the room was when I turned the light back on. We have energy-saving bulbs which don't flicker when the light is switched on. I turned the light on, and two minutes later the light began to flicker and make buzzing sounds. I left it for a while and it was fine. What was weird was we have not had any problems with it previously. I'm in the process of researching the information I've received and am hoping to come up with a few bits of history that will clarify the information I've received. I will keep you all posted of my finds, and feel free to ask any questions Many thanks for reading. -White Wolf

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