The Paranormal: Fact or Fiction?
Paranormal definition: Cannot be explained by science.
This article is about my experience with the paranormal, and the ouija board.
Also, my opinion on the subject.
- Witchcraft and the Paranormal.
- The Ouija board: The Satanic connection.
- Warning: Do not try this at home.
- My Opinion.
Witchcraft and the Paranormal.
When I was married to my first husband, we went to New Orleans for our honey moon. There was a witch-craft store, and the lady behind the counter was old and scraggly looking, with long blackish grey hair. I was impressed with the interesting, mid-evil looking store. I asked the woman behind the counter if she was a real witch. She said, "yes". I wondered if she was telling me the truth.
I bought a witchcraft book. When I returned home, I tried some of the spells in the book, but nothing happened. I drew a pentagram on the floor. It was a source of entertainment for me for a short time,and I found the book humorous with its unusual spells. One was if you don't want a person to come back to your house, you are to put a broom behind the door. I was always trying to get rid of my husband’s dead-beat friends. It did not work. There was another spell to make people stay away from your house, and I believe it would have worked. The spell said to defecate in someone’s shoe, and they will never come back to your house. Sadly, I never tried it.
The Ouija board: The Satanic connection.
My grandmother first introduced me to the Ouija board when I was a kid. We would play with it once in a while, and nothing unusual happened. My grandmother was a religious woman, and I am sure that she did not connect the dots between the Ouija board, and the Occult, or Satan. She thought it was just a game.
Then when I was an adult, I played with the Ouija board with my friend almost every day when I was laid off from work. I do remember asking the Ouija board if I was going to be married again. The Ouija board said “Yes,” and when I asked what his name was, it said,” Steve." I remember thinking to myself that the Ouija board must be mixed up because my brother's name was Steve. Years later, I married a man named Steve.
My female friend and I enjoyed asking the Ouija board questions and entertaining the idea that there was a paranormal. Then my friend started acting weird, saying her husband was possessed. I just figured she was putting me on. Last time that I remember talking to this friend, is when she called me, and my boyfriend and I went to talk to her in a hotel room. She was with her friend, and was ranting about meeting Satan in a graveyard. I thought that she was either nutts, or trying to get me to believe her ridiculous story for a joke. She never called me again, and I never called her. I decided to steer clear of her, because I didn't want to hear any more stories from her, concerning Satan, or the Occult. I didn’t really think that much about it though, and I hadn’t played with the Ouija board for quite some time.
Warning: Do not try this at home.
I hadn't played with the Ouija board for years, or even thought of the Occult. My husband, Steve and I had some friends over; we entertained them by playing with the Ouija board. We were asking it silly questions. But this time, I did something different. This time I called a dead person by name and asked him the questions. We had fun. Again, the Ouija board did not disappoint me. It answered my questions immediately, and each answer made sense.
But at 5:00 am the next morning, I was awakened by my body bouncing on the bed, and the same thing happening to my husband who was right next to me. I had no idea why we were bouncing, and I tried to wake my husband up, which was difficult to do. Two seconds before it stopped, he finally woke up. The bed had not been moving, or anything else in the room, except for us. Just we were moving. It probably only lasted about five minutes, and we were only raised maybe six inches up and down on the bed. But we were definitely bouncing, and our complete bodies were raised off of the bed, and back on again, several times. When something like this happens to you, you try to find an excuse to explain how this could happen in the natural world. Lately, we had been having very small earthquake tremors. We asked the people down stairs and other people we knew, but they said that there was no tremor that took place at that time. Even if there was a tremor, it still wouldn't explain why nothing else in the room was moving. I disposed of the Ouija board. My so-called innocent game had manifested itself to cause something strange to happen in the physical world. It was hard for me to wrap my mind around the possibility that something had happened to me that can only be explained in the paranormal realm, and that Satan or his demons may be involved. I disposed of the Ouija board. Nothing concerning the board happened after that. I would like to think that my husband getting stabbed, and losing his job, had nothing to do with it.
I am not one of those people who believe that someone with their fingers on the Ouija board is moving it. I believe they are not moving it, anymore than I am, because that would ruin the fun. Plus, I am sure we would notice it. I don't know how it works. I tried to look it up on the internet, and I came up with no earthly explanation. I believe that it must be connected to the dark side, Occult, Satan, familiar spirits, demons, or ghosts. I think probably demons. After my experience, I no longer think there is another dimension, and things that cannot be explained by science, instead, I know there is. And that's scary. I don't ever even consider playing with the Ouija board again. I am interested in reading things about the paranormal, the Occult, and witches, and I like watching movies about it. But I don't dabble in it, or practice it in any way, shape, or form. I don't do anything that would cause me to bring something in my house that I can not get rid of. If I did, who would I call? I can’t call “Ghost busters.”
Is the paranormal fact or fiction? For those of us who have experienced the paranormal first hand, it is fact. But I for one, wish it was fiction.