Dark History investigation #R128, Kids own the Attic

Dark History investigation #R128, Kids own the Attic

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Sometimes people are afraid of clowns.  Some are afraid of dolls.  Spiders, scorpions, and heights, all the ‘normal’ fears.  But some people are afraid of ghost of kids.  They can play tricks, they still have fun, they play with the living kids and animals… there is nothing to be afraid of.  But we finished this investigation this week, of three wayward children spirits in the attic of a family home.  Check it out!  I will say this again, as I’ve said it before.  There is no difference between children that are alive, and children that are dead.  There is nothing to be frightened of.

Here is the preliminary report……..pre investigation reading and interview:

“Residential Investigation
Case #R128 Dark History/ Chelsea Damali
Original Complaint: Home owner called complaining of possible activity in the attic and through the house (less common) specifically front room and kitchen area. Mainly bothering pet animals and waking children up at night. Daytime walk through pre-investigation and reading arranged/scheduled for early Wednesday 12th 2014 same week, with a follow up para investigation/SRC evening of Wednesday 12th 2014.
Interview of homeowners reveal that they are 3 year owners of this home, but families in the local area are tight knit and have given information, although not very much information, on previous owners and occupants. Homeowners are parents of a 9 year old little girl and a 7 year old little boy. They are pet owners of 2 inside cats and 1 outside dog. Children have not reported nightmares, or anything paranormal. Both children have separate rooms and are awakened in the night at the same time by noises “coming from roof”, “Somebody on roof”……this in all actuality would be considered the attic crawlspace.


On two separate occasions, mom has been home alone and heard footsteps in the attic as if a child was running through, starting at one end of the ceiling and moving to the opposite side of the room. There is no feeling of evil or malice with this occurrence. Often she hears children giggling as well, throughout the house, but especially accompanying the running in the attic. Occasionally there is a smell of smoke in the house, as if there is a campfire, but it’s rare. Water is also a common issue as well, as taps will be off and homeowners have waken to kitchen and bathroom taps turned on to a small trickle, but many times just assumed it was the kids… even when the kids have been away at Grandmas or at camp.
Damali’s walkthrough of home points to two areas of concern, the attic, and the front room with the smell of smoke. There are presences in the home, there have been many coming through, and it is obvious there has been a house fire here in the attic at one point, although it feels no deaths have occurred with this fire. There is also a small swimming pool in the back yard, which DOES feel as if there has been sadness and panic surrounding and inside this pool. This is common with a drowning or injury leading to death, associated with the pool. There is a small animal spirit in the yard, but feels as though he passes through (canine) and will sometimes play with the dog out back. The cats do not appear to be affected in any way.


There have been toys and activity in the children’s rooms, that nobody is aware of but I can almost guarantee could be charted on investigation. Three names come to me with the kids in the attic and house, Michael, Sarah, and Colby.
I advised clients that the smoke smell is residual and will get back with them with a date as to the damage of the house, that is causing this residual occurrence. I do not see or feel evil presence anywhere in this home. There is no threat, and the existing spirits in the home are children spirits. The water phenomena is quite similar to a small child wanting a drink of water. If the living kids aren’t home when this happens, we certainly will consider the kids that are no longer living. I’ve recommended another session scheduled to cross the kids over, as well as a house cleansing, blessing, and sealing. I educated clients on sage as a means to eliminate EMF that spirits need to manifest and will slow the activity until this can be done.


Interesting to note: Upon walking out to my car, I happened upon a curious Mrs. Krevitz type of neighbor that had lived across the way for a while. She mentioned that the previous owners had been there twenty years, and never experienced anything odd or bazaar. They only sold because the house became to big and quiet to deal with after the “accident”….I asked what accident it was, and if she meant the fire, and she said, “That poor couple lost both their kids to an accident in the yard. Colby and Sarah Lynn were their world”.


My existing questions: Who is Michael? Who are the other spirits passing through? What happened in the yard?
To Be Verified and Documented: Water event in bathroom and kitchen. Footsteps across ceiling in attic, giggling. House fire, when and where, how extensive.”

SuperHaunt Bucket List #1: Overshadowed attack. The SECOND disaster at Pearl Harbor, HI

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One of the most remembered attacks in World War II, was our first real home land breach of security.  Up until 9-11, the Pearl Harbor attack of 1941 by the Japanese, on US shores was the most horrifying and surreal occurrences in our US history.  But there was a second attack, at Pearl Harbor, in 1944, with a blackout press order.  It’s death count is not included in the Pearl Harbor death count, and it’s very existence you will not find on the timelines in history books or anywhere, for the events of Pearl Harbor or WWII in general.

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For that reason alone, the events in May of 1944 at West Loch, Hawaii, now known as the West Loch Disaster, are not highly publicized, and therefore relatively untouched for paranormal investigations.  This entire ‘attack’ was simply swept under the carpet until later in 2009 when researchers uncovered information.  2009 and 2012 were the first official memorials of the 163 men that died, and the nearly 400 injured, that were forced to stay quiet, as this entire event was classified Top Secret.  Conveniently in this decade, when all of the witnesses and bystanders are deceased, facts are allowed to surface… right from the ocean floor.

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Everyone is very aware of the surprise attack by the Japanese in Pearl Harbor.  Most memorialized are the aerial attacks on Battleship Row, meant to disable our Naval force.  By the time it was all said and done, more than 2,400 Americans were dead, 21 ships* had either been sunk or damaged, and more than 188 U.S. aircraft destroyed.  But it wasn’t just an aerial attack.  Before the attack, 5 Japanese midget subs, only 2 man crews on each, armed with 80 lb torpedos, had breached Hawaii and were lying in wait.  Here’s the clincher.  Only four were accounted for, after the attack.

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Fast forward to May, 1944… things have calmed down in Hawaii, for sure.  The rest of the world in complete chaos, it was quite a distraction.  But of course, this is a Naval base, and this is wartime.  Officially and publicly, in May of 1941, our Navy was preparing to invade the Marianas.  West Loch was quite congested and “unusually crowded with various vessels as it was being used as a staging area for the upcoming Operation Forager. Twenty-nine Landing Ships, Tank (LSTs) were tied up, beam to beam, at six Tare piers. Many of the LSTs, in addition to carrying their own complement of munitions and fuel, were also fully loaded with the munitions, fuel, vehicles, equipment, and other general stores required by the 2nd and 4th Marine Divisions for the invasion of the Marianas, that was to begin in mid-June. To aid quick deployment once ashore, high-octane gasoline was stored in barrels on deck…Within minutes, 200 men had been blown into the water. Eleven wooden buildings on the shore were destroyed and vehicles blown on their side. In all, 20 buildings were damaged.  (citing Wikipedia, please be aware the Wikipedia does have some discrepancies, but overall, factual).

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After a hasty investigation, it was ruled that an accident occurred while unloading mortar rounds, when a wayward spark from welding, or possibly a cigarette ignited gas fumes, therefore causing the explosion.  The original theory by the military was a possible submarine attack…BUT WAS RULED UNLIKELY BECAUSE OF THE DEPTHS OF WEST LOCH, AND THE ANTI SUBMARINE NETS IN PLACE.  Interesting.

Points of interest:

  • Within 24 hours, a press black out was issued.  No personnel were allowed to even write home about it.  No talking to the press or anyone for that matter.
  • It was immediately classified as Top Secret.
  • They found the 5th midget sub in the wreckage of West Loch, without torpedos.
  • The Japanese midget subs are equipped with submarine net cutters on the bow.
  • Researchers found evidence that one of the ships in West Loch suffered extensive underwater damage.
  • In the confusion, the army personnel on board weren’t even counted in the dead count.
  • Oh yeah, the motive for sweeping it all under the rug?  We didn’t want the Japanese to know……..  but why?  We called it a maritime accident.  We didn’t want the rest of America to know.  But why?  Possible breach of homeland security that would breed panic?  OH WAIT!  It was weeks before an invasion of Manila!  That was Top Secret too, and was something that was argued about for months before by FDR and his cabinet.
  • A large number of the deceased were not recovered, not recorded, buried in “unknown” graves (LATER commemorated as Unknown in memory of West Loch), and died without honor or recognition.

 

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Keep in mind, of course, that these men were not deployed, and many were on shore leave because of extensive exercises leading up to Operation Forager, in the Marianas.  Their lives were cut short drastically and in a very violent and unexpected way.  And the lack of recognition means unfinished business.  From a paranormal standpoint, all of this sets up the perfect storm for paranormal.  From a psychic standpoint, would love to read the situation and see what the location can tell me about what really happened.  From an empathic point of view, we need to find a way to close the book with dignity and honor for deceased and their families.  They deserve to be recognized by the military and recognized in our history books.  Bringing some closure to this will allow many of the spirits that are ‘still on duty, even now’, to move on and cross over.

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SuperHaunt Bucket List #2: Countdown to Death: The Isolation of Lovokomeio

Long known to be one of the most ancient diseases, and one of the most horrific ways to die, Leprosy was considered to be a punishment from God himself.  A quick death, this was not.  But rather, long enough for you to make amends with whatever demons haunted you from your life.

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Found to be caused by a bacteria, Leprosy is now curable, with the proper medication, and of course much better results if you catch it early on.  For centuries, patients were not allowed to even visit with their own families, and left in exile.  Leprosy, or rather Hansen’s Disease, left an incredible imprint on any location that was meant to house and isolate this disease.  Your prognosis included years of living alone with your own thoughts, no communication with the outside world, and “rotting away”, from the secondary infections and diseases that would attack a patient.  Skin lesions would leave a patient disfigured and in advanced stages, unrecognizable.  Although the disease would destroy or damage nerves, the surrounding living tissue around the effected area would still endure the pain.

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Kindness and mercy were shown to these colonies usually by priests, that would then succumb to the disease themselves.  This was a truly divine labor of love.

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Lovokomeio is Greece’s first leprosy colony, meant to house these poor citizens from others, in an attempt to limit the spread. Opening it’s doors in 1378, it is unknown the exact numbers of patients that died there.  Records are scarce.  This facility was meant to only house dozens at a time.  Once a patient was sent to the colony, death came fairly quickly on average. It is not highly contagious, but I’m sure there was constant turnover in the facility.  Since it’s beginning, that part of the country has seen Greek War of Independence in the 19th century when Ottoman soldiers massacred or exiled most of the island’s inhabitants, as well as devastating earthquakes.  In ruins, it finally closed it’s doors 1957.  

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From a paranormal standpoint, it is likely that caretakers are still there, as that was their life love.  I’m sure many others that have passed on are there as well.  Residual evidence is high in locations like this with such a high impact of emotional distress and physical agony.  From a psychic standpoint, I am eager to read what is there, and maybe follow a story or two.  A tourist attraction it is.  And a haunting one at that.

SuperHaunt Bucket List #3: A Killer’s Playground, Dunblane Primary School, Scotland

It shouldn’t take the slaughter of 16 first graders to change the gun laws of a country, but this time it did.  In this odd twist, the previous attempts to protect children from what turned out to be a cold blooded killer failed them, by triggering a massacre of historical proportions.  The shots will always be heard at Dunblane Primary School, Dublane, central Scotland.  This sleepy town will never be the same.

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The Background:

On March 13, 1996 an extremely pissed off and calculating pedophile, Mr. Thomas Hamilton, entered Dunblane Primary School, an elementary school with 700 children attending.  Armed with 2 9mm Browning HP pistols, 2 Smith and Wesson m19 .357 mag revolvers and 743 rounds of ammo,and a pair of pliers or wire cutters that he used to cut the phone lines to the school,  he pushed through 2 staff members and found Mrs. Gwen Major’s first grade class in progress.  He preceded to fire off 109 rounds, alternating hollow points and full metal jackets, killing Mrs. Majors as she attempted to shield her students, and 15 kids, all between the ages of 5 and 6 years old.  He then turned one of his guns on himself.

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The entire attack lasted about 3 minutes.  School had just started, with the first call for help coming in to emergency personnel at 9:30am, and the first responders arriving at 9:45am.   The coroner found that most of the dead suffered at least 5 gunshots, some up to 7.  Twelve more kids and two more teachers were also injured, 3 of them on the critical list days after the attack.  All his guns were legally owned.

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Thomas Hamilton had become obsessed with two things in his 43 years of life.  Boys, and guns.  Early on when he was 20, he became a scout leader but was later blacklisted from the organization for inappropriate behavior with the kids, involving possible sexual abuse, physical abuse, and neglect.  He possessed pictures of semi nude boys and kept them throughout his home, because he was “proud”.  Although there were many attempts by him to re-enter the organization, he was never allowed back in.

Instead he ran NUMEROUS boys clubs targeting kids 7-12, from 1975 thru early 90’s, boot camp style, all unsupervised.  One of his clubs even met in the very gymnasium where he ended so many young lives.  Not long before the attack, he had been turned down when applying to volunteer at that very same school.

He opened a DYI wood crafting shop in 1972 that eventually went under.  He blamed the rumors that were spread about him for the decline in business, and began to write letters to Scotland’s scout association, headquarters, parents of kids, authorities, and even petitioned the Queen herself, complaining of HIS mistreatment and victimization.  He believed there was a conspiracy to destroy him.

There is evidence he planned this attack 2 years in advance.  There was also a large gun and ammo purchase 6 months in advance, with an increase in practice sessions at gun clubs.

700,000 citizens signed a petition to outlaw private ownership of handguns, completely outright, as a result of this.  The outcry led to Firearms (amendment) Act 1997, and firearms (amendment #2) Act 1997, making all private ownership of handguns illegal in the UK.  This was the deadliest attack on children in all the history of the UK.

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Paranormal standpoint?  SO MUCH residual in the school, it is I’m sure amazing.  I wouldn’t doubt that there would be more than just residual there.  Psychic Standpoint?  I would love the opportunity to read Mr. Hamilton and retrace his footsteps to possibly see where that switch was thrown, and how this could be prevented in other cases.  Is this something that could be predicted?  I believe so.

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There are many questions still unanswered about this case, as the ‘higher ups’ decided for the 100 year ban before allowing evidence to be public, even though they hid behind the excuse of keeping children’s identities private…many parents of the victims were the first calling for evidence to be revealed.  Hamilton had Freemason ties, friends in the police force, took too long to get to the school (15 minute trip took 45 minutes), an off duty cop just happened to be at the school but was not questioned or used as a witness.  All of these should be answered, even this long after.

 

 

SuperHaunt Bucket List #4 : The right brain rebellion of Aleister Crowley, Boleskine House in Foyers, Scotland

“Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.”  –Aleister Crowley

Known as the “Wickedest Man Alive” in the early 1900’s, Aleister Crowley was an extremely well known poet, occultist, magician and founder/prophet of the religion and magickal arts of Thelema.   The Boleskine House was purchased by him to perform one of the most ancient and feared black magick rituals known…he never finished it, and left that portal wide open…for him and others to suffer the consequences.

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The background of this man challenges all logic, as he was born to a preacher and his wife, that were members of the extremely oppressive Plymouth Brethren, a Protestant religion.  He lost his father early as a boy, which triggered an anger and rebellion towards all things religious and an inability to tolerate his mother.  He denounced everything, including the bible.  This rebellion continued to drive and push him through the rest of his life.

He begun his formal education at Cambridge University, where he found his freedom and ability to break away from all things oppressive, religious, or that would push conformity in any way.  His theology had already begun unbeknownst to him.  He dabbled in experiments, including bisexuality, that eventually led to him getting expelled from Cambridge, but gave birth to the connection between sex and magick.

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Later he found the Hermatic Order of the Golden Dawn while staying at the Hotel Cecil in Zermott, Switzerland.  Although his interest in alchemy drew him to this, it soon became much more.  It was a full fledged introduction into the Dark Arts of magick and rituals that are known to be Satanic.  He was drawn to ancient rituals that had not been performed in over 400 years, meant to ONLY conjure demons and control them.  This led him to purchase a home on the shores of Loch Ness in Scotland, with the sole intention to perform the ritual found in The Book of the Sacred Magick of Abra-Melin the Mage, which consisted of several weeks of purification, invocations at 3 am each day, and a diet of only bread and water… it came with a stern warning to complete said ritual to avoid severe possession.

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He found new interests in the middle, and abandoned the ritual midstream. What has happened since in that home is of great interest to me.  Aleister himself went on to pen The Book of Law, which was divinely transferred to him by an entity named Aiwass.  Things got increasingly darker since then.  Many works were penned by him, and are considered text books for the occult now.  His religion dove deeply into bestiality sex magick that would make even the most seasoned occultist wonder.  Drug use was rampant with him and his followers.  Deaths did occur, human sacrifices were made.  Aleister Crowley died at the age of 72 in a boarding house, alone, addicted to Heroine.  His fortune gone, his fame still abounds, after his journey to hell and back.

If you have time, and are interested in this incredibly unique individual, please watch this vid.

The house itself:

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“Aleister Crowley considered Boleskine to be the Thelemic Kiblah. This is an Arabic word which refers to the direction of Mecca, the holiest shrine of Islam. It has a slightly different meaning in Thelema, as it is mentioned in several rituals written by Crowley where it is identified with the East. The Gnostic Mass and Liber Reguli both identify the principal orientation (sometimes known as “Magical East”) as being towards Boleskine. It is considered to be the focal point of the magical energies (also called the “93 Current”) of the Aeon of Horus. In this way it is similar to Jerusalem inJudaism and Mecca in Islam.

As Sabazius X (1998) notes:

Thus, the location of Boleskine House is to be the Omphalos or Center of Power for Thelema, and is to continue as such for the duration of the Aeon of Horus, regardless of the physical presence of the Stèle or of the house itself. Thus, O.T.O. Lodges, Profess-Houses and Gnostic Mass Temples are ideally to be oriented towards Boleskine.”

He continues:

Crowley describes Boleskine in Confessions:

“The house is a long low building. I set apart the south-western half for my work. The largest room has a bow window and here I made my door and constructed the terrace and lodge. Inside the room I set up my oratory proper. This was a wooden structure, lined in part with the big mirrors which I brought from London.

The home includes the entrance hall, five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a drawing room, dining room, family room, kitchen, utility room, and the cellars. The grounds (about 47 acres) includes the Gate Lodge, which was originally the home for a coachman. It has a living room, kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom, as well as a pond, small garden and an orchard.”

Cool fact:  Jimmy Page from Led Zeplin owned the house from the early 70’s to 1991.  He considered Crowley a misunderstood genius, as did many others.

Facts:  The house is said to be haunted by a severed head……interesting, as I personally have never seen just a head haunt a house, but I HAVE seen partial manifestations that are just legs or just a torso… lets go with that.  Likely a partial manifestation has been seen on numerous occasions.

From a paranormal standpoint, this is of interest to me.  The fact that he opened a portal from basically hell, and left it wide open is of interest to me.  Portals do not magically close themselves.  It’s still there, and wide open… and the kicker?  In his diaries he told us right where it was in the house. Not many have been able to stay in the home, which tells me much more than one partial manifestation is there.  Evil lurks there, even if it’s residual evil that can be felt.  The psychic in me wants to explore this house like a playground.

Yes, folks, I’ll be going to chase monsters in Loch Ness… but it won’t be Nessy.

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SuperHaunt Bucket List Location #5, Island of the Dolls, Mexico

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South of Mexico City, in the ancient Xochimilco district, deep in the old network of canals, is a chinampa, or floating garden… basically a small island.  An extremely disturbing island.  And when I say disturbing, I mean just a visit to this island will mess with you psychologically and emotionally.  La Isla De La Munecas, or the Island of the Dolls, tops the creep factor scale, and will haunt a visitor’s nightmares for years to come.

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On this island,  thousands of dolls in various states of decomposition and mutilation hanging from trees, structures, fences, bushes, clothes lines.  Dolls rejected by previous owners for different reasons, decapitated, disfigured, mangled.  Not just that.  This island also has a shed, housing very SPECIAL dolls, complete with an alter set up for the ghost of a little girl found floating in the canals, 50 years ago.  (As if the dolls themselves weren’t creepy enough, right?)

One man’s labor of love and FEAR:

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Don Julian Santana was the only inhabitant of this island.  Said to be a loner and described as a hermit, he rarely made visits into the city.  It is said that  years ago, Don Julian found a girl drowning in the nearby canal… some say he tried to save her but could not, and others say that she had already drowned.  This death haunted him and began to change him through time.

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Days after the occurrence he found a doll in the canal near where she was found.  He assumed it was hers, fished it out, took care of it, and hung it to dry, hoping this would please her spirit, and as a tribute to her.  Soon other dolls were found in the water, he would fish them out and save them for her too, hanging them to dry.  However, soon it became an obsession.

Her death still haunted him.  He became obsessed.

He started to rummage through trash piles and dumps, looking for dolls and doll parts, so he could try to please her.  When that wasn’t enough, he started to trade his belongings for dolls to please her.

Some say she haunted him and as she became more active, more dolls were collected in an effort to silence her.  Others say he went mad and thought that the dolls were live children, forgotten and left behind, pulling them from the canal and trying to revive them.

In 2001, Don Julian himself drowned in the same canal he found her in so many years ago.

The locals believe that the dolls came alive and conspired to kill him.  Others believe the dolls took over his role and became the caretaker of the island.  I ask you this, maybe he joined her so he could take care of this little girl, maybe he found it was the only way?

Other questions I have… Was he insane BEFORE he began living on the island, and did he have something to do with her death, with this display he created a conscious display of guilt? Was his fear heightened by guilt OTHER than not being able to save her… why the fear that she would come back and kill him?  There is no information about the little girl that can be found… I’m sure this is to protect the identity and privacy of her family.

From a paranormal investigative standpoint, the residual energy there must be amazing.  The attachments that many of these dolls have has got to be incredible.  The fear and awe that visitors have each day feeds the energy that is already there.  It’s said that the dolls whisper, and that you can hear the girl laugh or cry at night.  Don’s insanity and obsession surely has left an tangible imprint.

From the psychic side of things… wow, what to read, what to read.  Items?  Alter?  What happened to Don?  What happened to the little girl REALLY, and what put her there in the first place?  So MUCH information and so many situations to read there!

I. Can’t. Wait.

SuperHaunt Bucket List Location #7: Socialite Serial Killer, Madame LaLaurie’s Mansion, New Orleans

Money and status do not make you a good person.  And no better place to prove this than New Orleans, Louisiana, known as one of the most evil and most haunted cities in the world.

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On  April 10, 1834, late in the evening at an upscale party with New Orleans most elite citizens, a fire broke out at 1140 Royal Street, in the French Quarter.  Oddly, the hostess of this party, Madame LaLaurie herself, opted to move the party outside, and so it did.  Little did she know she was setting up ring side seats to what would happen next.  As the fire department and police showed up to the scene, while she scrambled to move her fine furniture out of her mansion, the authorities required access to the top levels of her home, and they were denied access vulgarly and abruptly.  They entered anyway to find a 70 year old slave woman chained to the stove as the house burned around her.  They saved her and some other freed up slaves only to hear in passing panicked stories about the third level room where others were taken and never reappeared.

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They found and forced entry into  the room, only to find a number of slaves tied up, chained, mutilated, dismembered, tortured, experimented on, in many different stages of death.  The experimental surgeries conducted in that room left their bodies in contorted positions, many with joints broken and reset, one resembling a crab.  Another was so covered with decomp and maggots that the only way the police could tell he was alive…he blinked.  It was a horrid and psychologically scarring display.  And the responsible party for all of this?  Madame Marie Delphine LaLaurie, with some involvement from her third husband that happened to be a surgeon, Dr.  Leonard Louis Nicolas LaLaurie.

Read the original newspaper articles here:

http://www.nola.com/haunted/index.ssf/2000/09/the_fire_on_royal_street_new_o.html 

There were 10 bodies recovered that night, with the surviving mutilated and tortured slaves put on display at the jail.  But the slaves had many more stories of others that were taken to that room and were never seen again.  It is estimated that there were as many as 90 victims, many buried in the courtyard and thought to be buried in the walls.  When word of these atrocities traveled through the city, a mob formed and she was run out of town.  Her house was looted by the community in an attempt to make sure nothing was left usable in the home.  They succeeded in destroying everything in mansion, and she was not seen again.

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It is widely thought, even among historians in New Orleans, that she fled to France, where she later died.  Also there are a few different known potential dates for her death, however it’s reported that after these dates, there were estate transfers to her, and that doesn’t happen with someone deceased….

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Madame LaLaurie would have found it difficult to leave her children behind and flee the country, though.  Which makes this a very plausible explanation:  The underground (not so underground anymore) VooDoo community in New Orleans believe (apparently with proof) that she faked the France trip, and traveled into the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain where she became the apprentice of the famed VooDoo Queen Marie Laveau, who she had befriended when Laveau and come to her house to do her hair.  

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Because they were friends before the fire, for a few years before the fire, while Delphine dabbled in Witchcraft, VooDoo, and other Dark Arts, I think it’s a very valid question to ask if VooDoo had a part in the torture and mutilation of these slaves as well.  To date, rarely can anyone stay overnight in this building.  

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SuperHaunt Bucket List Location #8: The AntiChrist project: Auschwitz

When a sociopath instills enough fear to take over a nation, it really doesn’t matter how irrational his beliefs are.  We all are taught early on what happened during the Holocaust.  Mass grave sites at the concentration camps still exist today.  Between 1933 and 1945 5,860,000 Jews died, with another 5,000,000 non Jewish people listed as casualties as well.  The Holocaust affected Germany of course, but also Lithuania, the Netherlands, and the Soviet Union.

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Means of extermination were calculated and usually entailed a train ride like cattle to a concentration camp of their choosing.  If you were chosen for this ride, you were about to have all evidence of you being human ripped away.  It was a one way ride, and everyone new it. The Nazis manning the camps would strip you of all belongings, valuables, sentimental or not… you were a number (literally tattoed on your arm), they would experiment on you, starve you, and then when you’re gone, pull all the teeth in your head with gold fillings so they could melt it down.  They treated livestock going to slaughter with more respect.

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Auschwitz itself was the largest concentration camp built by the Nazi Regime, and was divided into three.  “At least 960,000 Jews were killed in Auschwitz alone, men, women and children.  Other victims included approximately 74,000 Poles, 21,000 Roma (Gypsies), and 15,000 Soviet prisoners of war; and 10,000-15,000 members of other nationalities (Soviet civilians, Czechs, Yugoslavs, French, Germans, and Austrians).”  The majority killed in the infamous gas chambers, but many more killed by failed medical experiments, daily shootings, disease, and torture.

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I am very aware that the intensity of this location must be respected, both for the victims and for the actions that took place there.  It must be approached with the utmost respect.  This is the final resting place of so many people that were mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, children, aunts and uncles.  Each person had a family.  Each person had a story.  In order to investigate a location like this, after so much horror and sadness has taken place there, the paranormal side must be done very carefully, and indoors when possible, but with a secondary focus on the residual energies outdoors as well.  From a psychic standpoint, it is far too overwhelming for even a large team of the best psychics worldwide.  I would like to focus on one or two victims and tell their stories.  I feel that’s the most respectful route to take.

May nothing like this ever happen again.

 

 

Good vs. Evil, and the Anatomy of Curses

Good vs. Evil, and the Anatomy of Curses

It’s been a while, but I blog when I can!  Recently I’ve had many questions posed to me about good vs. evil, and curses, how to know if you are cursed, that type of thing, so I thought I would give a general guide that everyone can use for reference.

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Good vs. Evil:  If you are in the presence of evil, or anything negative, it’s going to make you feel just a bit uneasy.  It’s just like toxic people in your life!!  If they are toxic, they don’t make you feel good about yourself, good about them, or about anything!  Same goes for bad entities.  Some will make you feel stalked, or followed.  Some will trigger negative memories and instances for you.  ALL of them will drain you of your energy, and it will usually result in physical AND emotional or even mental illness.

***It is GOOD PRACTICE not to try to figure out what level or intensity of bad you have around you.  There is no way for you to know what it’s capable of, or anything for that matter.  It’s BEST to go by this rule of thumb.  If it’s bad, it’s bad. If it’s good, it’s good.  No gray area, no scale for reference, no in between.  It really doesn’t matter, because even if you scale it out on a 1-10 scale, it could be showing you a 3 of activity and negativity, but it’s capable of a 10… you won’t know that, because you don’t know what it’s thinking.  You don’t know it’s game.

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If you have something GOOD around you, then it will be respectful of your wishes and your space.  If you don’t want it there, tell it, ask it, be respectful and it will be respectful to you.

NOW!!  With all that being said… Let’s talk Demons.  Just for a second.

Please know I am no demonologist.  I don’t even like using the WORD demon because it’s so “misdiagnosed” and over used.  Absolutely ridiculous how many people assume they have demons.  In 20 plus years of doing this, I’ve only come across 2, maybe 3 that were confirmed, and the rest have been negative entities.  There are very specific ways to tell the difference, even for a novice.  And it’s in it’s behavior.

DEMONS:  Will not physically hurt you (unless possessing you… which I ALSO have yet to see a full legitimate possession, but have seen many oppressions, but that is for another time).  Demons soul intention is to try to get you to take YOUR OWN LIFE, not to kill you.  They will attack your psyche, they will attack you mentally, they will attack you through every support system and every foundation you have.  If you have a resource or a support system, be it family, friends, neighbors, co workers, it will systematically find a way to destroy every connection you have to all of them.  It will find a way to take your loved ones away, and then attack your foundation, it will take your shelter, your transportation, your communication, even take your food.  It will cut you off, and then make you live your nightmare alone, attacking you at the soul and mental level.  This can go on for months, even years.  They can disappear and then come back, twice as strong.  Extremely difficult to get rid of.

NEGATIVE SPIRITS:  They WILL try to hurt you physically.  They don’t have a motivation other than to scare you, make you go away, or get your attention.  They will try to chase you out of their space, will scratch you, throw things around, do what they can to scare you.  They will freak your kids out, they will freak your animals out, and then they will freak you out, until you leave.  THESE ARE NOT POLTERGEISTS.  That’s ALSO for another time.  These are much easier to get rid of, bind and banish, or simply find another way to make them leave.  They appear to be acute hauntings, and once they’ve achieved the desired reaction from you, will leave you be.  They usually don’t follow you from one location to another, unless they know there is something you can do for them. (Mediums get followed all the time, because they know we can see and communicate with them.)

CURSES and HEXES:  These are a different thing all together.  There are two types of curses… Curses and Hexes can be placed on you with intent from a third party,  Alternatively curses can happen naturally through an imprint in time, from an extremely traumatic event that caused so much negative emotion in an individual or family during that timeframe, that it followed down the family line.

Family line curses are so incredibly difficult to get rid of and fix because of the nature of them, usually they originate centuries back, and everything has been changed within that family ever since.  Sometimes it’s just the males of the family, sometimes it’s every other generation, sometimes it’s about money, sometimes it’s about certain aspects of health… but you can’t get back to the original event to have it taken care of.  You need a pro to step in and take care of that for you… I am not that professional.  I certainly have the ability to recognize and even research correctly to find the origination of a curse, and know WHY and how it came about, but I cannot remove it.  I do offer recommendations to people that may be able to help you with that.

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Hexes and Curses placed on others:  These attack through a weakness in your psyche, and are usually limited to one person or one relationship, nothing beyond that.  Finding out how and why someone would do this is important, and the motive behind it is key.  You can usually get rid of this on your own or with limited assistance, simply with self protection, but you need to know who and why.  You don’t want to retaliate in any way.  You bless it and set it free.  Many times meditation and soul searching, and even professional counseling will help you heal the weakness that allowed it to get in.

Hexes and Black Magick… usually a “demon” or “henchman” is conjured up by a practitioner during spellwork or ritual.  The practitioner innately will make a deal with the ‘dark one’, for them to carry out work for the practitioner, and it will be for trade.  This sounds worse than it is, and the practitioner is using their own Karma, and affecting their own future, to make life hard on someone else, means if you protect themselves, then they have to absorb what they’ve sent out to you.

Ultimately, it comes down to recognizing, asking for help when needed, and protecting yourself.  Mind Body Spirit connection… all three must be strong at all times!

Personal power equals personal protection – Deliverance from Evil

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I recently have been asked to provide a bit of insight into how to protect ourselves when going into these incredibly active and sometimes evil “super haunts”.  Protection against evil is most definitely an interesting subject, so I will try to tackle it in a very multi faceted way, and explain why these things work, why some fail to work at times, and what to do if they fail.

Psychic Mediums are already very open to the other side, as the gift implies.  Entities, whether they be good or bad spirits, or even evil/demonic beings are very aware of us, and of any psychic for that matter.  Psychics work like a beacon to draw them in.  And as any psychic will tell you, once you’ve been to enough hauntings and investigations, you are “marked”, and they know you by name.  It’s not a comfortable feeling.  For that specific reason alone, I advise any psychic medium to be extremely vigilant and extremely thorough with their protection before, during, and after such an adventure, as spiritual oppressions (partial possessions or harassment to drive you mad), and attachments (they follow you home, most times because  you are aware of their presence or they’ve sensed communication possibilities with you, and that is rare for them), and even possessions (full body take over, with the conscious mind either completely blocked, or set aside, as if watching from the side lines), are more likely with us.

This is also another reason that I advise against any psychic or psychic medium participating in “Ripples” like my team does on our show.  A Ripple is a recreation of an event, done in period wear, with props, and then changing the ending, with the intent of creatively provoking EVPs and manifestations from the spirits present.  Ripples may inspire communication, but I see a definite possibility of even inspiring participation by the spirits, to relive the experience.  Who better to do that with, than the already open psychic medium in the group… the easiest way for them to accomplish what they are looking for.   These have the potential to be very messy, and difficult to completely rid yourself of, so please, think twice.  Better yet, take my advice, if you are a psychic medium, simply opt out.  I personally try to be all the way on the other side of the building when this happens.

Now as for the external and ritualistic side of protecting ourselves in these locations.  The following is a short guide of what, why and how.  No one form of protection is better than another form of protection, but will work with your personal belief system.  You must have total faith that whatever you are doing, or carrying, or that your chants or prayers will protect you.  Obviously this is subjective, and there is a certain amount of personal power associated with it, combined with a dose of placebo effect.  🙂

 

SAGING/SMUDGING

This may be the most popular, and easiest form of cleaning up, after a hunt, for paranormal investigators.  You simply burn a bundle of sage, called a smudge stick, and make sure your entire body has been in some way touched by the smoke.  I’ve seen investigators go so far as to sage their belongings and even their cars before leaving, and many sage their homes after they return.  This is a very effective, yet temporary method of protection, and will likely have to be repeated.

Smudging originates in Native American culture, and is used in medicine and religious ceremonies.  It has been taken up by Pagan and New Age interests, and has been proven effective for hauntings as well.  You can either gather, bundle, and dry your sage yourself, in a non ritualistic way, or you can purchase from New Age stores, Native American stores, and most you can find online, to have them authentically ritualistically wrapped (specific types of sage and other herbs added, and wrapped a specific way with specific colors), and blessed.  Whichever your ghost buster heart prefers.

This is why:  Scientifically, it’s proven that sage smoke neutralizes EMF, or electromagnetic energy.  Ghostie folks, you can try this at home.  Turn an EM pump on, use your Mel, or regular EMF meter, and take a baseline with the EMF… then burn sage, in and around the area, then take another reading.  Baselined.    Now, what kind of energy do spirits most often use to communicate, manifest or even manipulate objects?  EMF.  Therefore, you take their energy away, they either go stagnant until they have the opportunity to get more, or they go elsewhere to get it.  Basically, the Ghostie Chuck-a-Rama is closed.

 

SALT WATER and HOLY WATER

The use of Blessed Salt Water is to Wiccans, as Holy Water is to Catholics.  They are both blessed, ritualistically.   One with the belief system of the Holy Trinity, and the God, as the father… the other with the belief system of the mother, Goddess.   This will all depend on your belief system.  If you put enough faith and prayer in your own way, into using this in conjuction with your belief system, you have empowered it, and protected yourself, by means of intent, faith, and a bit of placebo effect.

Both can be used to annoint people, objects, alters, and can be sprayed or splattered in areas and rooms, both have the same effect.  These two things, are blessed, yes, but empowered by you.  If you have no faith, then they will not work.

 

Energy Bubble method

Not until recently have I used this method in hunting, but HAVE used this frequently to avoid speeding tickets and people I didn’t want to talk to… so I know from personal experience it works, even if just on the manifestation level!   This is the practice of visualizing a bubble completely encasing you, but you have the ability to move around.  Then you visualize filling the bubble with white light and the intent of protection.  Make sure it’s a very large bubble, and make sure it can’t pop!  Breathe in some of that protection so you can protect your heart and soul and mind as well.  Keep the bubble on while you are on your investigation.

Or alternatively, the speeding ticket method… enclose your entire car in a bubble, a bubble of invisibility from police that are standing by with their radar guns…. you get the idea.

I’m not sure where this originated from… but I believe now it’s primarily a Wiccan ritual… basically a really quick bit of a spell… whatever it is, I’m here to tell ya, it works.

It doesn’t have to be a bubble, as long as your intent is there, your mind is clear, you are visualizing it strongly.  My good friend Traci, she uses a bunny suit in her visualizations.  Cracks me up, because this is what I see, every time she talks about it… bunny1

 

Religious Paraphenalia, Totems, Charms, and the like…

I probably don’t have to say this, as I’ve said it before throughout this post, but here goes.  These work because you make them work.  They have to correspond with your belief system.  You empower them with your faith, your intent, and your personal power.  They don’t work because they are magic, or because the magical combination of syllables in your last chant somehow vibrated something loose in the cosmos, they work because of your INTENT, and your BELIEF.

If you look at these and it gives you a thought, where you remember back to a time you felt protected, or it reminds you of a prayer that you heard at church, or it makes you think of a song that makes you visualize protection and comfort, then it’s done it’s job, it’s put you in the zone.  That zone is where you need to be.

It works both ways.  A curse loses it’s power if you don’t believe.  Well so do these items.

 

IGNORANCE IS BLISS…

How many times have I heard this before, with teams investigating… “Oh, Jay (or Bill, or whomever) is our time skeptic.  He never has anything happen to him, and doesn’t believe anything.  He won’t believe it until he sees it.”

And for years going forward, he will have nothing happen to him.  He will be able to explain everything scientifically, and that’s GREAT for a paranormal team, looking for evidence.  I recommend every team have a skeptic!!  That person will keep you balanced and grounded.

BUT…….the dang skeptics shouldn’t say “I’ll believe it when I see it”, and they always do.  Years and years with nothing happening to this person… this is simple to explain.   Just hear me out.  You are a spirit residing in an old school, church, whatever.  You are not super powerful, but have found the most EMF charged part of the building and you energize frequently.  You wish you could communicate and let someone know you are there.   Maybe get some help to get you where you need to be, or maybe get a message or two to your grandkids… and you think about this alot!  Although nobody ever comes to visit, and you hardly see people, on this particular night, a group of 6 people walk in, right before dark, and they are talking about YOU…….could this be??  You listen, and listen some more, and observe.  You are going to go to the people that are the most open to you communicating with you, that sound excited about it, because you can feed off of that energy, and are the most reactive to it.  So you choose well.

Now the poor skeptic will eventually find some location where there is an entity that simply doesn’t like that he’s a skeptic, and doesn’t like him for whatever reason.  And because this poor guy has been closed to everything for this long, BANG, he has the most extreme, pee your pants, run out of the building screaming, drop and break all the equipment, hell fire experience of us all.  Why?  Because he wasn’t ready.  However, his ignorance protected him up until that very moment, didn’t it?

 

But what works for ME is this…

I believe the strength that you have, with your mind/body/spirit connection is what protects  you best.  If you have any weaknesses, they can come right in, or will sense it and follow you home to bait at you and attack you that way.

For usually a week before a hunt, I make sure to eat right, and sparingly, high protein, and all natural, and drink A LOT of water or green tea.  This nourishes the body .

I meditate or at the very least ground myself  to stay connected as much as I can to both our reality, and theirs.  I do this daily, sometimes morning and night.  This nourishes the spirit.

At usually this one week mark, I’ve already finished with all the remote and preliminary psychic readings, and am now onto in depth research, or validating through the already done research on other investigations, previous readings.  This nourishes the mind… with the balance of walking, running or just being outside for a couple hours to recharge.

I turn off all media.  The last thing I need is to clutter up the calmness and strength that I’m creating in preparation for the hunt. (empaths out there will relate…)

And then I sleep for two days after the hunt.  🙂  Still, with all of this, I have found that I still get sick after a hunt, with sinus stuff, migraines, and flu like symptoms, for a couple days.  It’s awful, but part of the psychic side of things!!

I’m not going to say this has worked for me every time.  Next blog I will talk about what to do if something slips passed you, follows you home, or hangs out in your blind spot… the raises hell in your home and life.   That’s tomorrow’s read, folks…

Happy Hunting!!  And may light, intent and personal power be with you!