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originally posted by: Schmoe1
Two unexplained occurrences for me.
(1) When I was about 12 years old, I came back to my house from playing with friends sometime in the afternoon. There was an ambulance parked out front and it left when I was halfway down the street to my house. I got back and my mom was upset and said my aunt got taken in the ambulance because she was very sick. She ended up passing away at the hospital according to my mom.
A while after this, perhaps months, my cat was laying on my stomach like he always did when I'd go to bed. Behind my headboard was a set of sliding closet doors. His head snapped up to look at the doors, and he sprinted up my chest and launched himself into the doors and ran out of the room. I was freaked out but chalked it up to a schizo cat.
Shortly after that I'm laying in bed drifting off to sleep and I feel that unmistakable feeling of someone sitting on the bed, how it compresses and you kind of sink with it. I was paralyzed with fear for I don't know how long, but finally worked up the nerve to go downstairs and sleep on the couch, which I ended up doing for a long time.
Not until years later, my mom admitted that my aunt had passed away in the house. I don't know if it was her saying goodbye, but a different way would have been appreciated.
(2) I worked in a machine shop at nights when I was in my mid-twenties. I smoked cigarettes and would go outside to stargaze while I did it. I've always been a stargazer, it calms and relaxes me.
I've seen satellites before, they just appear to be "slow" moving stars. This object I saw looked like a satellite, about the same size but maybe a bit brighter. It moved steadily for a short amount of time but then moved in a way I can only describe as pulsing. It was a quick acceleration/stop acceleration/stop many times until it disappeared from my line of sight behind a building. Grabbing my phone to record didn't even occur to me because I was so intrigued by what it could have possibly been.
originally posted by: BeautifulHand
Thank you for making this topic. I think this is my best opportunity to find out what does the hand mean when I saw it during my childhood.
When I was young about 6-9 years I saw a hand touch a big wooden pole (that supported the house foundation) near the kitchen in Vietnam. Before seeing that hand I was hungry and playing far away from the house about 1,000 ft to 2,000 ft. I wanted to go home to find something to eat. We were poor back then ( the year around 1994-1997) we didn't have a kitchen like here in America. Here is the picture look similar to the one we used to have. ( I can't upload by using my phone, I will do it later, so bare with me and visualize them.) So I ran home to the kitchen to find something to eat. I was squatting down and try to get reheat the food because the stove was on the ground. I don't think I had a chance to light up to reheat then I saw a hand touched a wooden pole that supported the house. The kitchen stove was very close to the wooden pole. The wooden pole size similar to a small electrical utility pole nowadays in America. The hand looked like a female hand but no nails painted about people in the thirties. I wasn't scared at first because it didn't look scary and I thought someone was pranking on me, so I looked outside while squatting down, but no one was outside! I was scared at that moment so I tried to turn my body to grab a knife to chop it but once I swiftly turned back the hand was gone ( it took me like 4-6 seconds to turn my body around to get a knife and turned back) The wall were old and damaged and made out of bamboo in similar knitting pattern one under the other so I can tell if someone were hidding behind it or not. ( I will upload the picture that I found on Google) I was so scared I sprinted out the house. I remember clearly that day was sunny! Do you think I was hungry to make me hallucinated an image of a hand? I don't think so, if that were the case then why I wouldn't hallucinated food?
When I was about 9, I heard that we almost got an interview to go to America. I knelled down and prayed outside my house for us to come to America. If my praying came true I would offer roasted pig and other food offering. My praying did come true and I haven't had a chance to do that. Now I have the knowledge so I don't have to offer toasted pig but maybe some fruits or veggie food. I think just offering with my sincerely thank you thoughy should be fine. What do you think? Oh by the way back to the hand, I was trying to google the image of a hand touch a tree. I was shocked how beautiful it's and it's lured me to do the same. Maybe I will find something or the answers to it I've been wondering for years. Once again I will upload pictures I found on googled later to have a better understanding. I will put more event later about how my mom found her lost two sisters in America. Oh well, I'm going to write it here quick for you in case you won't make it to read later due to not paying internet bill. My mom is half Vietnamese and White ( just found out that my grandfather was a French American navy soldier had a rank ad a petty officer ( My brother who is younger then me who is a petty officer in the Navy) Lol, I'm envious and proud of my brother the same time because I tried to enlisted in the Army and got accepted before him. I was like 1 week prior to the bootcamp departure date, the Army stop me from joining the military. Let's get back to my mom's story. My mom's friend visited our house came along with another friend. That person recognized my mom! Because my mom look so similar to the weight and facial. They started to exchanged child hood memories and matched! Good bye for now.
A Vietnamese American
a carved tablet or drawing representing a scroll with rolled-up ends, used ornamentally or bearing an inscription.
plaque · nameplate · door plate · tablet · sign · brass · medallion · plaquette · cartouche
an oval or oblong enclosing a group of Egyptian hieroglyphs, typically representing the name and title of a monarch.
In Egyptian hieroglyphs, a cartouche is an oval with a horizontal line at one end, indicating that the text enclosed is a royal name. They came into common use during the beginning of the Fourth Dynasty under Pharaoh Sneferu, but earlier examples date to the mid Second Dynasty on Cylinder Seals of Seth-Peribsen. While the cartouche is usually vertical with a horizontal line, if it makes the name fit better it can be horizontal, with a vertical line at the end. The Ancient Egyptian word for it was shenu, and it was essentially an expanded shen ring. In Demotic, the cartouche was reduced to a pair of brackets and a vertical line.
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A hearse is a vehicle used to carry the dead in a coffin/casket. They range from deliberately anonymous vehicles to very formal heavily decorated vehicles. In the funeral trade of some countries hearses are called funeral coaches.
Hearse - Wikipedia