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Elusive Realities: Dorinda Duclos – Love from Beyond

It happened in the living room of an old boyfriend’s home.  We were sitting on the sofa discussing odds and ends, when I mentioned that I sometimes could feel my Nana (maternal grandmother) nearby.  He looked at me rather oddly, … Continue reading

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Traffic…

The morning is silent. Even the usual distant traffic noise of the rush-hour mayhem is hushed. The busy road that runs through the village no longer channels the speeding cars and lorries that habitually thunder through this small village. My … Continue reading

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Elusive realities: Deanna Kahler – My Overnight Visitor

The rain poured down on our rooftop that night, and our previously dark and quiet house became filled with bright flashes of light and deep rumbles of thunder. My young daughter, who is afraid of thunderstorms, raced into our bedroom. … Continue reading

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Guest author: Marilyn Armstrong – Visions

Over the years, I envied Christians. They always seem of all the things which for me are nothing but doubts. On August 30th, 2004, sometime between midnight and dawn, I had a vision in that peculiar space between sleeping and … Continue reading

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Guest author: Mary Smith – Unexplained happenings

Mary Smith sent me an email, recounting some of her own experiences, both of them observed close to a moment of passing. With her permission, I will share them here. I once worked attached to a hospice and heard many … Continue reading

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Guest author: D. G. Kaye – A visit to Heaven

I am doubly grateful to Debby for sharing this story, as I know that many people will relate to what she recounts. I met my great-grandfather in very similar circumstances, a number of times…though it was always in a wood … Continue reading

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Guest writer – Michelle Clements James – A Ghostly Figure in the Hall

Just after my 6th birthday, my parents bought an old house in what was then a rural area.  It was purported to be haunted, though Mom and Dad did not mention that to myself nor my brothers and sisters. I … Continue reading

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Guest writer: Jennie Fitzkee – Seeing is Believing

When I was a little girl in second grade, my bed was right beside a big window.  Looking at the stars at night or the clouds and sun in the morning was always a joy.  My fondness for sky watching … Continue reading

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The small dog’s obsession

The small dog had a special ball She loved with all her heart, She groomed it, chased it, cared for it As though they’d never part. *  But one sad day it disappeared Into the distant field, A thorough search … Continue reading

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Hidden tales

A veil of silence closes around the stories of my day. They are stories of love, and of loss, and of the heartache that we each experience at some point in our lives. Of the tragedies played out behind staid … Continue reading

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