Originally posted by ampar84
MODS please feel free to move this where appropriate. I'm not sure if this falls under "paranormal" or "spiritual or religious"
Ok guys... for starters, I'm not a religious nut. I'm Catholic and so are my 2 boys. But I'm not over the top and keep my religion primarily to myself unless asked.
However, I feel my son is under constant spiritual attacks. Me being religious, I feel it is nothing other than Satan or a demon. I really believe in evil entities, shadow people, or other entities in general. Good or bad. Just demons. Those are my beliefs. I don't discount others beliefs about the paranormal though. I enjoy hearing about what others believe.
I'm sure you all may think I'm completely nuts, but oh well!
My sons father has struggled with hearing voices since he was young. He has expressed always feeling that someone or something is around him constantly. So he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. His mother is very into the occult and their practices. Always trying to speak to the deceased, etc.
He decided to become a born again Christian and after that, whatever presence was around him just went crazy. It was almost as if he had a complete personality change. Even his appearance changed... mostly his eyes and face. I could always tell when he was under one of his "attacks". So he went on to become a criminal. Oddly, he doesn't remember much during this time which lasted about 4 years. I think he got off so easily in the courtroom because he really WASN'T lying! He truthfully didn't remember committing the crimes. That's just my opinion though. So fast forward 5 years. He is COMPLETELY fine now. I believe he rid what ever was following him around or influencing him. It's like night and day. But... I feel in my gut (as crazy as it may sound) that whatever was around him, is now around my son. (our son).
I'm not one of those who believes that every physical ailment is a result of Satan. But for the past 2 years, my son has been suffering from migraines. Each time he gets one, it's worse. Throbbing headache on one side of the head. Sometimes the pain moves. Severe vomiting and diarrhea. Then the past 2 or 3 times he's had one, he gets the aura. But the aura's last even after the headache is gone. Sometimes for days. He sees lights, shapes, and dots. The last one (on friday the day he was suppose to be baptized) he woke up with a migraine and then had a seizure. He lost control of all his motor functions and couldn't speak very well. But! They ran every test under the sun and then some and couldn't find a single thing wrong. Not even a little off. So the hospital was really baffled. They sent us to Childrens Hospital for more testing and still no signs of ANYTHING. We have an appointment with a pediatric neurologist in a few weeks. But every once in a while, I will catch my son almost reacting to someone or something that isn't there. He will laugh. One day he told someone to stop knocking. He had the weird look in his eye like his father use to get. This all happens around his headache issue, so I've been discounting it to that. Or I'm in denial. I think he is scared to tell me or the doctors what is going on. He is such a happy kid. Even at the hospital, he had a smile on his face and would say everything is fine.
EDIT: We have done allergy testing. Nothing but pollens and ragweed. I have him on a strict diet. No artificial anything. No msg, limited preservatives (as they are in everything) no nitrates. Basically meats (organic) fruits, veggies, and carbs. No caffeine or any other migraine trigger foods.
I sent a message to my priest about this, but he probably thinks I'm insane as I have not heard back from him. Has anyone had any experience specifically with Satanic attacks?
My aunt who is a southern baptist told me to cover everything related to my son with ammonia. Ammonia?! What would that do besides stink up the whole house?
I also don't feel that I am strong enough to ward off these things. I have read that if you don't fully cast these things away, they usually come back 3 fold. So I've been weary to do much more than pray. Opinions and shared experiences would be appreciated!
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EDIT AGAIN because it seems nobody is READING the post... we have seen NUMEROUS doctors and specialists. We have had multiple MRI's performed. A CT scan and an EEG. All normal. He's not diabetic, or anything else. Perfectly normal, happy go lucky kid. I am mostly just curious about demonic forces with these types of scenarios. In NO WAY am I trying to blame satan for all the bad things in my life. Or this specific health issue. But when I take a step back, there just seems to be a lot of correlations between his father and what he went through and what my son is now going through. I will stick to what the doctors are telling us and I have not brought up anything spiritual to the doctors. I am not on here seeking medical advice! Just looking for opinions about supernatural influences. Also, my sons father and I were never married. We do not live together.edit on 27-4-2011 by ampar84 because: Edit again
Originally posted by tinkytink1207
I have just read through this thread and I am sure you are as confused as I am with all the different opinions. I just wanted to ask you have you experienced anything in your home that you would consider paranormal?
Shadow people, moving objects etc. Anything that you have witnessed that would make you feel something paranormal is going on? Usually there are other signs that you would notice that would suggest activity. Does your child speak about other beings trying to communicate with him? Have you had a paranormal team investigate your home to see if they are able to pick up on anything? Let's not just jump directly to demons. There are other spiritual beings that could be here that are not nearly as severe as a demon? It could be just a haunting or something in your home such as high EMF that could causing your child to become sick.
I agree with the others that you should keep pursing the medical route, but I too suffer from migraines and have had them for years! They never go away completely and have even caused me to be blind for one afternoon. I am not pursued by any entity I just have migraines. They also started when I was very young and I am now 42. Your child just may be one of us unlucky ones with the migraines.
I would need alot more documentation before I would feel comfortable with pushing this to supernatural. Please let us know if you have any experiences that would move it into this area.
Will keep a watch on your post for updates!
Originally posted by ampar84
reply to post by creatednotEvolved
Do you know of any specific quotes from the Bible itself regarding saints? This has always been one thing I have questioned as a Catholic. I feel as though I don't need an intercessor. I can talk to the big man myself. But I do like the idea of saints praying FOR me when I have run out of the strength to do so. Also, I have heard many wonderful stories regarding saints. I have never been able to question anyone at my church about saints. Mostly because depending on what you believe, everyones opinions will be biased.