Major studies show that a third of the US respondents believe in ghosts, haunted houses and paranormal. Many of those surveyed have had personal paranormal experiences, at some point in their lives.
What is paranormal experience, exactly? It is a difficult question. It can be any unexplained cases; as individual as a person experiencing it. It may involve the uneasy feeling of being watched or bizarre electrical malfunctions; lights and other devices randomly turning itself off and on. It can occur as a separate temperature fluctuations, frigid burst of air appeared on a hot summer day with no explanation.
experiences with the paranormal can be as high as hear disembodied voices or see full bodied apparitions that suddenly disappear into thin air. Others are subtle and can easily be written off and passing coincidence.
However, most agree that unexplainable events in the world today, and from the beginning of the story. How people react to them depends on many factors, including religious beliefs, cultural norms, superstitions and personality traits.
Many have never given the idea of Paranormal much thought one way or another until something happens that turns their attention in that direction. The first answer, generally, is the age-old; “fight or flight” stress response. The body reacts, and we either instinctively run from a challenge that we can not understand, or stop taking it head on. That’s how God made us!
They rational, scientific mind tends to look at the world in a group of black and white facts and figures. Everything is neatly compartmentalized in place and there are no gray areas allowed. They believe only in what they can see, touch and true, that does not give credence to what they can not. True skeptics lack the ability to recognize the spiritual event, even when right in the middle of one, and that will never experience a paranormal event. They justify it away, and go with their day.
At the other end of the spectrum are the new age, mystical believers. They are open to all things, and enjoy the spiritual side of life without a doubt. They love whimsical and fantastic. There are religious groups from Wiccans and spiritualists to born again Christians who spend hours a day in prayer and communion with the spirit they believe
In the center, are everyday people who have experienced the paranormal. astounded and unprepared for the sudden disruption in their lives. Some are from a conservative background, fundamental beliefs; others can be liberal and no preconceived notions about the afterlife.
Those who respond to the Paranormal with fear and fear can suddenly thrust into a whole new level of unknown territory. With it come new fears of mental illness. Visual hallucinations are certain symptoms of mental health problems and people will consider that possibility when they suddenly begin to hear voices or see things that are not there. Physical disorders such as dementia, brain tumors, hormonal imbalances also come to mind. They particularly concerned can be terrifying than the prospect of dealing with the paranormal.
But not everyone is afraid of the unknown. Some embrace it, and see it with fear and curiosity. They have the ability to accept it is not easy to explain and desire to learn more about it. In many cases, staff haunted hotel or families living in a haunted house, learn to live according to what they perceive as restless energy or spirit of past inhabitants. They have found that mental energy is not always scary. It can be warm and comforting, too.
I want to believe in the paranormal, and mostly, I. Life after death is something I believe in with all my heart and soul. Once I had doubts about whether or not the spirit of the dead can communicate with the living.
But, I remain open to the possibility.
I am not afraid of the spiritual side of the world. I found, and I welcome all the experiences that come my way. I think I’ve had a brush or two with the paranormal over the years, and they were amazing, but not awesome. I hope many more, and when I do, I will remember the motto, God is greater than my fear.
the words of three-year-old grandson, “God is bigger than the boogie man!” He is always with us and we have nothing to fear!