Imagine receiving an e-mail from a person you have never met who lives in another country about a thousand or more kilometers away from you. The e-mail starts with an apology and the suggestion that you may not believe what she is going to ask or tell you and, if it would be her, she would not believe it either.
“Is your aunt Johanna alright? You have to warn her as her life may be in danger. Her husband Robert is abusive and one day things may get out of hand. I know she is ashamed of the abuse and she hasn’t told anyone. Please don’t think I am crazy and do warn her.”
She went on to tell me that she has psychic abilities, works for a court in XYZ (I like to protect her identity) and has once been able to tell the police of the body of a child missing for three years. She has solved other cases and is not happy about this ability but if she can pass on a warning she feels she has to do it.
I was startled by the message, stared at it and thought how weird is this? My aunt Johanna is long gone. This must be a person who has read my book “We Don’t Talk About That”. Because her husband was abusive but he is also gone, having died in WWII. There is a chapter in my book when aunt Hanni, as we called her, had come running to my mother, who was her sister and I happened to witness her breakdown and heard her sorry tale.
After sleeping and mulling it over I decided to answer this strange e-mail and asked a few questions. I thanked her for the message and stated that she must have read my book “We Don’t Talk About That”. I could not imagine otherwise. I did tell her that I also had several unexplainable psychic experiences in my life and no, I did definitely not think she is crazy. But I am curious how she would know about Johanna and her husband Robert. I suggested she read my book – if she hadn’t done so already.
I received another e-mail, quite a lengthy one. And no, she had not read my book at all. It was a dream in which she was Johanna and experienced the abuse. That’s how these ‘experiences’ established themselves within her. She knew about a gorgeous wedding dress Robert had given her and explained it in detail. She also mentioned that Robert was somehow arrogant and felt he was better than the family Johanna came from. This was also true since at my parent’s wedding he had teased my father that he was able to give Johanna a horse if he wanted to and my father could only give his bride, Johanna’s sister, a horse whip. Johanna never got a horse but surely she experienced the whip. The dream had disturbed my correspondent a lot. She went on to Google with the two names she had, Johanna and Robert as a couple, and tried to guess the year of a wedding in Germany. She did not give up and finally her search brought her to my website and my picture gallery. She had found my e-mail address and the rest is history.
Recently I wrote to her again and inquired if, by now, she had read my book. I told her that I would like to keep in touch since I am fascinated with the topic of otherworldly experiences. She answered, No, she still hasn’t read my book for several reasons. She is very busy with work and she doesn’t want to invite other possible disturbing revelations. Life has a way of going on and hers is quite full.
I understand that. But in the meantime, I have been thinking a lot about paranormal and psychic happenings or abilities. I remember after my last experience years ago, this time in a hotel room in China, I begged God to please take this ‘gift’ from me. Apparently he did because I have never had another unbelievable thing happen to me. Now I wish I did have a “Crystal ball”.
Oh, you want to know what happened in China? Okay, I’ll tell you. It was the year of 9/11. I had a single room and was securely locked in. I woke up from a dream with a start and just knew there was someone in the room. I switched the light on and checked but all was quiet and I was alone. After my heartbeat had slowed down, I fell asleep again but the dream went on. The husband of a friend who was dying of cancer in Vancouver, Canada was in my room. I screamed at him “what are you doing here?”
He started to laugh and said quite clearly: “Don’t be afraid, I just came to say good bye.”
I woke up again, switched the light on – nothing. I came home to Canada a week later. I phoned my friend to tell her I was back and asked how her husband was doing. She was slow to answer.
“He died. He had a very tough time and I am glad he is at peace.”
I was almost afraid to ask her on what date he died. Yes, it was the date when I had that disturbing dream.
Gisells, what a fascinating story. I most definitely believe in psychic powers.My daughter has had several such episodes….her being the psychic, and just last week she phoned to tell me something very strange….bizarre. She received an email from someone she didn’t know…a man, who instructed her to get on with her life…stop putting off what she knows she must do.She’s been stalling long enough and it isn’f fair to her, her daughter or her husband. My daughter was stunned. She is a strikingly beautiful woman and is used to men writing to her after seeing her photos on Facebook, but this was different. This man had no agenda…wasn’t interested in seeing her at all. He saw her photo and information came flooding in to him and he felt the need to tell her. She, of course knew exactly what he was referring to and asked him if she could get in touch with him in the future if she felt the need. He said she could. As a result, his message propelled her to finally do what she knew she must. She has also received warnings from my deceased mother twice….both times warned her of impending danger. So….I do believe!
Giselle, I wrote a long response to your paranormal story, clicked Respond and the little circle appeared and went around and around and around. I finally clicked the X and made it stop but I’m wondering if you actually received my response. I haven’t got the time to rewrite it.
Laverne, I DID receive it. Last time (my previous blog) as well. So don’t let the little “circle” disturb you too much. And thank you for responding. There is more between ‘heaven and earth’ than we can explain.
Very eerie. Guess I am lucky not to have that gift. Sorry I haven’t been responding lately. Having to format my book. Do hope you are well. Keep writing my friend.
Herb, I am glad you are at the point to have a book! Thanks for the comment and good luck to you.
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Fascinating, indeed! There is so much in this world that we don’t understand. Thanks for sharing your stories – they are always interesting.
Thank you. Just like your books – out of this world and they still feel “real”.
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