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Most people were addicted to something back in those days because most of the drugs that are governmentally demonized now were socially acceptable and legally accessed everywhere in the not so long ago past and i read once that during the late 1800's early 1900's well over 60% of housewives were opium addicts and most writers and artists in the past received their inspirations during drug induced states of mind...
Originally posted by smyleegrl
reply to post by sled735
There was a famous British author named Wilkie Collins. He was a contemporary of Charles Dickens, and his novel "The Moonstone" is often credited as one of the first detective mysteries.
Anyway, Collins was very insistent that he had a doppelgänger living in his home. He talked about it often.
Of course, he was also an opium addict, so maybe he's not such an interesting guy after all...
I LOVE this thread! Kudos to everyone who's had the courage to share. It's extremely difficult to open yourself up for ridicule. Can't wait to read more!
Originally posted by smyleegrl
Originally posted by sled735
reply to post by BlackSatinDancer
To keep your post on track of this thread, and offer you, and smyleegrl, some good advise, please keep in mind when you are contemplating suicide this important fact: that we are all here to learn certain lessons during each life time. Sometimes the lessons we choose for our self are extreme! I think this is due to wanting to get it done and over with in one lifetime so we won't have to come back to learn more later, in the next life. If you abort your life challenges before you have accomplished your goal, you'll have to come back and start it all over again! Do you really want to go through everything you've experienced up to this point again?! I sure as heck don't!
There was a show on I Survived...Beyond and Back several weeks ago where a woman died and saw a family member on the other side that had committed suicide, her aunt, I think. Her aunt told her she (herself) would have to come back again to learn the lessons she was supposed to learn in the life she ended. I jumped up from my chair and shouted, "Yes, Yes!!!!! Finally some validation about reincarnation for the public eye!"
Anyway....... don't commit suicide! If you chose these lessons before you came here, you CAN make it through it. Ask your spirit guides, and angles for help when you get so low you don't think you can cope. They'll be there to give you a hand up, I promise! And you have people here you can talk to also. Hang in there! You can do it!
Originally posted by kokoro
wow! great thread and I enjoyed reading every bit of it! I have had many things happen from the time I was a little girl. I have told only a few things on this site because I am a normal rational person but the moment you say you have had a paranormal experience you lose credibility with a lot of people. Anyway, lately I am not into caring what the hell other people think so here we go... LOL!!
1. Look at my thread green lights for one of my most interesting experiences when I was a teenager.
Here is the meaning of a green aura (energy field):
Green: restful, modifying energy, natural healing ability. All natural healers should have it. People with a green strong point in their Auras are natural healers. The stronger the green Aura, the better the healer. They also love gardening and usually have a "green hand" - anything grows for them. Being in a presence of a person with a strong and green Aura is a very peaceful and restful experience. Green thought indicates a restful state and healing.
So I would say that these are your spirit guides just there watching over you, especially since you didn't get any type of bad feeling around them.
Your link reminded of this incident I had almost forgotten...
When I was 4 yrs. old there was a round white light that appeared on my bedroom wall. It wasn't and orb, just kind of like a flashlight shining a perfectly round light on the wall at night. ( I shared my room with my 2 older sisters also.) I remember my mother and oldest sister trying to find an explanation for where the light was coming from, but they never could. It left them baffled! Where the light was could not have been a reflection either. It stayed there for several months, then suddenly it was gone.
A white aura is a sign of death impending, but I was too young to remember now if anyone died when the light vanished. I'll have to ask my mom and sister if they remember this, and if anyone died. Strange.......