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Originally posted by stalkingwolf
for anyone to really answer this question they wouls have to share your definitions
of the above. for instance I define NORMAL as follows,
Normal is relative. It depends on your relatives.
Originally posted by Arawn
I have woken up seeing illusionry spiders infront of me on numerous occasions. 1 was the size of my hand that scurried away into my closet, and the other was only a few weeks ago when I woke up and saw a spider right infront of my face on the wall next to my bed, I jumped backwards then watched it slowly dissapear.
I have seen spirits and heard / seen what I would call paranormal things, but these sleep illusions confuse me.
Some will say your in the ' twi-light zone ' of almost asleep to being fully awake. I woke up also in the past ( just remembered another story ) with my ex girlfriend. I started worrying about a hair on my face that I couldn't get off my face, my eyes were open and I was rubbing my face trying to get an irritable hair off me. I was calling her name to help me lol. Then she said there's nothing there.
I am no dream expert or expert in the field of science. So I ask you...if you dismiss it then please show me 100% proof what dreams are. And I mean 100% proof so that there can be no question.
Dreams could be anything to me. If you believe in the soul, then it could be a time where the soul recharges, it could be a time where the physical vessel recharges ( i.e our bodies ) and it could also be a time where we leave this physical plane of existance, and our souls are in other spiritual realms.
Now through life we watch movies, we learn in school and we read magazines and we generally forget most of what we have read in the past and seen on tv. All the little details like symbols and history dates etc. But our brain is like a sponge and it remembers all this info. It is only out ability to recall this info that gives us our memory and our knowledge.
It's a shame you don't sleep with your glasses on Then you could give it a real good look and examine it.
It could all be part of your dream...but what are dreams ? And what is reality ?
Originally posted by Arawn
Just throwing wild ideas at you really, but maybe..... ( if you believe of course ) you had a past life using that language living in ancient Italy ? Maybe some thoughts were recalling through your sub-conscious mind ?
Maybe it was your spirit guide ( possibly a friend ) from those times trying to leave you a message or piece of information.
Again I stress if your sure you have never studied that alphabet, and your sure that was the symbol, it always baffles me how we can picture things we have never seen or heard of.
You don't have to see things in the flesh in order to build up a picture of what you think they / it would look like. By this I mean, vampires, mermaids, were-wolfs, aliens etc etc. Most people ( probs all lol ) have never made physical contact with these creatures, yet from descriptions in books and peoples so called accounts we can build an imaginary image of what we imagine these beings to look like. But having not heard of that alphabet, or heard descriptions of it...or anything related, it puzzles me where you got that image from.
Originally posted by Dock6
It was only one line in length. The lettering was relatively large, or seemed so to me. The writing was in the process of being written as I watched it. I stared at it for several moments. Then, in an instant, everything went back to normal; 'sound' and movement returned.
don't know what language was used in the writing, nor do I remember what it said. All I remember is that the lettering appeared 'complicated', ornate, 'grown up'. I sensed a strange intelligence behind it. That is to say, my sensation was that whoever was responsible, they certainly weren't the same as my parents or other familiar adults.
I I remember feeling a little bit nauseous and stunned -- awestruck, puzzled and frightened.
Although I can't remember what the writing said, I'm confident it's in my memory somewhere. And no doubt I was meant to see it. For what purpose, i have no idea. But then, these odd spontaneous experiences are out of our control.
For some reason, I felt guilty/uneasy about having seen it, and about having it shown to me. If it had been 'good' or 'for the good', then everyone would have seen it. That was my take on it.
I was having quite a few peculiar experiences at the time; common enough for adults of course, but difficult for a child to reconcile with programmed 'reality'. Deja vu, for instance and ghosts and positive and negative feelings about people and places.
Like you, I feel compelled to explain that I don't indulge in drugs, alcohol, etc. nor have i ever suffered or been treated for mental or even many physical ailments. In fact, I suspect that most folk who spontaneously experience what are termed 'paranormal' events tend to actively avoid drugs, alcohol etc. -- largely out of fear/caution, I would suspect.
Paranormal experiences obliterate whatever feelings of 'control' you may believe you have over what happens to you. And this is most probably where the 'fear factor' arises. It tends to make you cling all the harder to the comfort of a 'normality' you KNOW doesn't actually exist. Often it creates a heightened 'startle' response that remains life-long. It tends to make one avoid anything that might dull vigilance or rob control, such as alcohol and drugs.
The appearance of the writing makes no sense, sounds highly improbable, yet it happened and I saw it. I might have told one or two people in my life. Why bother? It's only in forums such as this that there's much point in mentioning these things, in the hope it may help someone else by confirming their experience.
I know it can't have happened, but I saw it. That's the way these experiences are.