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Originally posted by r2d246
reply to post by LoneCloudHopper2
Well the demons stuff likely was from the WeeGee board.
As far as the landlady, I had a similiar experience. I don't think I'd go into much detail on here but I met a girl who was either demonically oppressed/possessed or else she was an actual bonnified psychopath. Like we were just hanging out, she seemed a bit odd, and next thing I knew I thought my life was actually in danger. I got really scared by the look on her face. I had to ask her "are you okay?" and I was like scared when asking it. Cuz she looked demon possessed. it was the strangest thing I've ever experienced in years. She said she was fine and she said "why am I scaring you". And I didn't say anything but I was thinking "ya you are". And I just played it cool and then took off. And I was really glad to get out of there. But I realized after that that there are these types out there that are either demon possessed or bonnified psychopaths.
Force shields, good point! It becomes clear as you read about paranormal cases that there are protective fields involved (whether to protect good from evil or vice-versa.) Goodness holds a ‘presence’ in a home, just as evil can. Most people can feel the negative energy in a room if they step inside after a couple has had a very heated fight. You could ‘cut it with a knife’, as we say. Positive and negative fields are generated, obviously through positive and negative energy. But they can also be created by will, and to some extent I believe we all have natural psychic fields that protect us from harm (unless they are weakened.)
I was once given Reiki healing by a Buddhist friend of mine (distance Reiki.) He said that when he was healing me, at the beginning he experienced a kind of ‘hard shell’ that was guarding him from connecting to me. He said that he’d never encountered something quite like this before. It was as if he had to ask permission and it opened, and after he was done it closed tight immediately afterwards. This was sometime after my demonic encounter, so I no doubt have stronger defenses now. (I assume I am generating this shell sub-consciously, or perhaps just reinforcing the one I naturally have.)
Originally posted by wtbengineer
reply to post by MamaJ
Key words "that I'm aware of"... My experience with this stuff is that to gain a foothold they seem to prefer to make you think they are something to be desired. Even a part of yourself, or some sort of knowledge that you can only gain by looking deeper into yourself. Once you trust in the familiar spirit its claws are already in you too deep that when (if) you ever realize what's really happening and turn away, it will torture you mercilessly.
Had to make it clear that I wasn't insinuating that you have a demon or have been exposed to one etc. etc....edit on 10/11/2012 by wtbengineer because: didn't want to suggest that you have a demon!
Originally posted by Chewingonmushrooms
reply to post by LoneCloudHopper2
With that being said (none of those words are mine but rather what I have read), this could be a symbolic representation of emotions that your brain has become accustomed feeling. The brain secretes chemicals (hormones and such) whenever emotion is felt. It is quite possible to become addicted to these secretions. the more powerful and the more often the emotion the stronger the addiction and the stronger the belief that that is who you are. The brain likes to categorize "likes" and put them in orderly labels. The easiest way for this to happen is for these non-defined things to become something tangible such of a symbolic representation of it.
Maybe you were being tested by having that attack. Have you ever thought of that? Regardless, you are very strong and now that you realize how strong you are I'm sure you have nothing to fear as for a repeat encounter.
I had a wierd situation in which I found my ability to shield. I had gone with a friend to visit a lady who was supposed to be very adept in the occult and a psychic. When this woman opens the door to welcome us, I got hit with this wave of negativity and blackness. My natural instinct was to put up a wall inside my head and block her. I never encountered this extreme reaction to another person before or this instinct to protect myself mentally.
As I was doing this, she took another look at me and did a double take. Once she regained her composure she glowered at me and I swear her whole demeanor changed. We walked in and she very nastily said to me, "I can't read you if your going to block me", turned her back on me and ignored me the whole time (thank God!). The two other people I were with got their readings and we left.
Whilst sitting there I was so terribly uncomfortable and wound up tightly I was gritting my teeth. I couldn't wait to leave and once I did I felt like I could breath again and finally relax.One of those wierd things that happen that you can't explain. I just let my instincts guide me and that is how I discovered my ability to shield. Would something have happened if I didn't, I don't know but I surely didn't want to find out. She seemed a lot like your psycho landlord.
Originally posted by JiggyPotamus
I have one question, and I promise I do not mean this in a judgemental way: Knowing that the name of Christ was what began empowering you, and hurting your assailant, how do you rationalize your non-religiousness after this experience? Or, do you feel a desire to turn to Christ, or Christianity, since it is obvious that He is what gave you the power and tools that you needed? This is a common question I have for people with experiences somewhat related to yours.
I think it interests me because I have always wondered what the "correct" religion is, and an experience such as you had seems to be one that is pretty convincing as to what is correct. At least that is what it seems like. These days I believe similar to you probably, that "salvation," or whatever one wishes to call it, is not dependent on religious dogma, but rather an openness to believing the truth when one sees it, and basically being a good person, not hurting others, etc...
Anyway, as for your experience, I am sorry that you had to lose so much of your life dealing with those types of problems, and it is unfortunate to say the least. I have had a few ghostly encounters in my 26 years, but thankfully nothing so serious. When I was a little kid I saw a man standing at the foot of my grandmother's bed, as I was going to sleep with her that night. I asked her who the man was, and I think it really freaked her out. I can remember the experience, but not many details, as I was so young. That was the only visual experience, but I have had many confirmed audio encounters as well...The scariest for me was hearing someone walking above my head, knowing that no one was in the small room up there. Unnerving to say the least.
Originally posted by LoneCloudHopper2
I guess my point is, I don’t see a lot of answers in this world.
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God" ~ John 1:1
Originally posted by NewAgeMan
reply to post by LoneCloudHopper2
I've had a couple of experiences, but what I did was to basically "nark" them or it out to my big brother (JC), and I imagined whatever it was caught red handed in the act and the "flow" of energy reversed back on itself, while the greater glory of God was revealed in absolute triumph over it, and I had this mantra I would use, because it seemed to me that my spiritual bank account was being robbed if you will, which went - "All the treasure is in Jesus Christ and the treasure, is his love." I felt that because of my experience, which manifested one final time last Christmas, and the real "swapping" of power and authority which seemed to take place, even back at the cross of Christ, that I became somewhat of an "untouchable" whereby any attempt by any demonic force, power or principality would be met with a devastating, conquoring over by the power of God. I've not had a single problem since, and now look back on it with humor, and even the courage and the audacity to laugh out loud at the devil's expense.