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The line between spirits/entities and one's own imagination

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The line between spirits/entities and one's own imagination

Postby Hevanes » Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:07 pm

Hi everyone, first time posting on this forum. :D

So, I’ve been dealing with depression on and off for years now and until some time ago I couldn’t really see an end to it.
I like to write; it’s just a hobby for the moment but I do hope it becomes something more than that in the future.

Here’s the thing basically: despite having had a certain kind of story in my mind, as I sat and began to jot it down I found myself writing something entirely different: a story whose main theme, in retrospective, I hadn’t even got much knowledge about. It was a story about spirits. Even though I was raised a Christian, I’ve been an atheist for as long as I can remember, believing only in the existence of what my eyes were able to see and therefore I really did not know much about spirituality and other topics of the like, neither had I ever been particularly drawn to them.
A few chapters in, I realized that I had to do some thorough research in order to make up for my lack of information before getting any further into the story. So I started to study and came across subjects and disciplines that until then I barely knew the existence of.
Now I meditate twice a day, I do yoga and I dare say I even smile. I don’t feel as depressed as I used to be anymore and I really feel as though there’s a part of me that’s been healing through meditation and this new way of life I’ve embraced.

You may be thinking now “cool story mate, and then what?”
Then I went through those chapters again and read them a second time. As I did so, I noticed that considering my initial ignorance, not only had I written about things such as different planes of existence and what I later came to know to be called ‘astral projection’ in an astonishingly detailed fashion but I also remembered how writing one of the main characters (kind of a spirit guide) felt like. No kidding, it was almost as though she’d been writing herself for the entire time. Characterizing her came to me as incredibly easy, something I did completely effortlessly when compared to the other characters of the story.
Basically, I started to wonder: what if the aforementioned character is to a certain degree a real being who made me unknowingly write a piece of a story just to make me pick up practices that have changed my life for the better?
Nevertheless, I can’t really figure out whether this is actually the case or it is just my mind that wants to trick itself into believing in such a possibility. I still retain an atheist-like mindset at times so I may tend to be prone to scepticism more than I naturally should.
But well, don’t know. There are other things, too. If I ask her something, she usually answers me. Not with a voice in my head but rather with more concrete, real-life actions. Moreover, she pops up in my mind every now and then whilst I’m in a deep meditative state, even before I started to think of her as something possibly real.

So yeah, how do you guys see the whole thing? Can spirits communicate with us through writing? How do I draw the line between the character I was writing about and the entity that has supposedly helped me?

How does one even talk to such beings? Like, having a long, friendly and thankful conversation with them.
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Re: The line between spirits/entities and one's own imaginat

Postby SpiritTalker » Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:17 pm

Another possibility is that it was your higher mind kicking in. The deep conscious flows freely and it feels like the characters write their own story. You are serving as scribe to your mind. Not saying this is the answer. We dont really know what channeling and trance conduits are, when it comes down to the acid test. You may very well be channeling a separate consciousness from your self.

The dividing line has always been intent. Just like with magic, what the will intends is what the mind accepts. And the will can act unconsciously, as easily as a slip of the tongue, commonly called a Freudian slip.

As an Empath, I can tell the identity blind folded, of living, embodied people I know and who's energies I am familiar with, when they stand behind me. My parapsychology study group used to practice on each other. As a medium, I can feel the different identities of the various spirit guides and teachers who speak through me in just the same way. I can tell the different identites when the same disincarnate beings speak through other mediums. I cannot prove it. Science cannot prove a soul exists. I can accept it.

You can speak to spirits just like you would speak to anyone else. You can speak out loud or in your meditations, or telepathically.

Yes, spirit beings can write through us, (automatic writing) and spontaneous mediumship/channeling can occur. There are plenty of folks walking around who accidentally discovered their mediumistic ability.

Edit: how is this even possible? This is not science. The way it was shown to me was with a daisy. The petals are like all the different people living and dead, and who are yet to be born. They all are connected with one center. It's a metaphor (these things usually are). How often do you read the words "ground and center"? When we center our consciousness, we are in effect, every where, every when and every one because we all share the same center. And when we pray or meditate we start learning how to navigate the center.
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Re: The line between spirits/entities and one's own imaginat

Postby Obsidian » Sun Jan 08, 2017 6:03 am

Well firstly, congratulations to you for making a positive change in your life. I wish you all the best on your healing journey.

with regards to your story, I think it's kind of like what came first: the chicken or the egg? I agree with Spirit Talker that when you're writing, sometimes you just get on a roll and end up writing all these amazing, insightful, otherworldly things but have no idea where they come from.

Alternatively, some people believe that they have angels/spirit guides etc who give them certain insights. Perhaps you might consider meditating on the question (no pun intended). Maybe you could ask for clarity about where this information is coming from and see if the answer comes up.
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Re: The line between spirits/entities and one's own imaginat

Postby corvidus » Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:30 am

He vanes wrote:So yeah, how do you guys see the whole thing? Can spirits communicate with us through writing?

I have quite a bit of experience in channeling spirits through writing and other artistic mediums. So I say absolutely yes.


He vanes wrote:How do I draw the line between the character I was writing about and the entity that has supposedly helped me?

How do you know the character and the entity are different, and should be kept separate?

Some entities rarely get a chance to manifest in physical form, so showing up in Art is the next best thing.


He vanes wrote:How does one even talk to such beings? Like, having a long, friendly and thankful conversation with them.
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