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originally posted by: 2012newstart
a reply to: SunnyDee
Perhaps you'd like to listen to at least several of those nonprophetic dreams of kids who apparently don't lie,, no matter what, before you declare them just dreams as yours and mine.
Amanda, a young mother living in Washington state, awoke one night at 2:30 a.m. from a nightmare. She dreamed that a large chandelier hanging above her baby’s bed in the next room fell into the crib and crushed the infant. In the dream, as she and her husband stood amid the wreckage, she saw that a clock on the baby’s dresser read 4:35 a.m. The weather in the dream was violent. Rain hammered the window, and the wind was blowing a gale. The dream was so terrifying she roused her husband and told him about it. He laughed, told her the dream was silly, and urged her to go back to sleep, which he promptly did.
But the dream had so frightened Amanda that she went to the baby’s room and brought the child back to bed with her. She noted that the weather was calm, not stormy as in the dream. Amanda felt foolish—until around two hours later, when she and her husband were awakened by a loud crash. They dashed into the nursery and found the crib demolished by the chandelier, which had fallen directly into it. Amanda noted that the clock on the dresser read 4:35 a.m. and that the weather had changed. Now there was howling wind and rain. This time, her husband was not laughing. Amanda’s dream was a snapshot of the future—down to the specific event, the precise time it would happen, and the change in weather.
The Power of Premonitions
On Friday, October 21, 1966, a mountain of coal waste, perched above the Welsh mining village of Aberfan, broke loose and came flowing down uncontrollably. A total of 144 people, including many children, were crushed or suffocated to death in one of Britain's most horrific peacetime tragedies. A study of dreams in which people see the future has convinced a doctor that we have a sixth sense.
But for one family, the overriding grief was even more acute. For one of those killed - ten-year-old Eryl Mai Jones - had not only predicted the catastrophe, but had warned her mother of it, too. In the days leading up to the atrocity, Eryl had told her mother she was 'not afraid to die'. 'I shall be with Peter and June,' she added.
Eryl's busy mother offered her imaginative daughter a lollipop and thought no more about it. Then, on October 20, the day before the disaster, Eryl said to her mother: 'Let me tell you about my dream last night. I dreamt I went to school and there was no school there. Something black had come down all over it!' The next day, Eryl's horrific premonition came to pass and she was killed alongside schoolfriends Peter and June. They were buried side-by-side in a mass grave, just as the youngster had predicted.
The in-depth study of our intriguing dreams that convinced one doctor
“My daughter, Kali, would have been a senior in high school this year; she had hoped to be chosen for Princeton’s Class of 2011. Her dreams were ended suddenly by a 45-foot wave…”
"When we arrived in Bangkok, Jai told us of a series of dreams he was having about our trip. “Something terrible is going to happen there, Dad,” he said. My wife, Sally, a Jungian-trained psychologist and dream specialist, and I tried to make sense of his dreams. We considered returning home, but could not book a flight before the 26th. And so we continued along our planned itinerary despite Jai’s dreams. Is it possible for any of us to know with certainty if a dream is symbolic of an inner turmoil or an outer impending event?
It was a miracle that Jai survived a one-mile thrashing ride inland, catapulted forward by the water and debris. Only three other hotel guests and one hotel employee survived at “ground zero” on the beach. The three-story wave indiscriminately took everyone else: children, adults, grandparents. Whole families from 29 countries were wiped off the face of the earth that day. More than 4,000 people died in Khao Lak alone; 80 percent of the local families lost at least one family member, and most mourned for more."
"...we spent weeks culling the piles of destruction and searched through the morgues, looking fruitlessly for Kali. In the end I was given a blackened corpse with teeth that matched the dental records of my once-beautiful 15-year-old daughter. "
"How do I look my son in the eyes after failing to honor his dreams? His spirit is so severely wounded that I can only hope and trust he will find his own path to healing. Source
Jesus came, although the doors were locked, and stood in their midst and said, “Peace be with you.” Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here and see my hands, and bring your hand and put it into my side, and do not be unbelieving, but believe.” Thomas answered and said to him, “My Lord and my God!” Jesus said to him, “Have you come to believe because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.”