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Dreaming of a deceased loved one: what does it mean?

Discussion in 'After-Death Communication' started by DenverGuy, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. DenverGuy

    DenverGuy Active Member

    I received an e-mail from Blair Robertson and thought I'd share it:

    Visitation Dreams just happen to be one of five common signs our deceased loved ones show us.

    It happens to almost everyone at one point or another. And I've got good news for you: many times those connections are real.

    So the question is: how can you tell the difference between a dream and a spirit connection?

    First, let's define the difference between the two.

    What is the difference between a regular dream and a dream visitation?
    Regular Dreams
    Regular dreams are a naturally occurring phenomenon. Dreams tend to be complete nonsense and often weird.

    You woke up and get ready for work. As you leave your house, you climb upon a giant rubber duckie and float down the street. You then actually wake up and wonder, “what the heck was that all about?”

    That's a dream. Many aspects of it might seem very real and clear. Your street, your house, front door, even the giant rubber duck might have all seemed real.

    But it is just nonsense.

    Typically, when you “see” people in dreams, they are simply roles. Most often you don't see faces or great details. Yes, you “saw” the UPS driver drop off a package… but when you wake up, you can't remember it was a man or woman. You saw the role, not the person.

    These are simply dreams. Visitation dreams are much, much different!

    Visitation Dreams Characteristics
    Can dead people communicate through dreams? In my book, Afterlife, I shared how my spirit guides revealed to me that we don't dream of our loved ones.

    Instead, our loved ones come to us either before or after we get into the dream state. Rather than call them visitation dreams I call them sleep connections. Big difference.

    When you are asleep, your critical mind shuts down, and it leaves it free for our loved ones to easily communicate with us.

    When a deceased loved one connects with us while we are sleeping, you will know it is them. It will be 100% clear.

    Example from before: in a dream, you won't remember very much detail about the UPS driver coming to your door. It will just be someone delivering a package.

    However, when your loved one comes to you, you will see them clear as day. You'll see all their features, all the details, and characteristics they have.

    It will be just like a person standing in front of you when you are awake.

    You will know it is them.

    Signs Our Loved Ones Send Us
    Please remember this: there are no rules: they can talk, show signs, hug us, kiss us, give us something, trigger a memory, etc.

    It's unlimited.

    That said, as a spiritual advisor I find that people get upset with these connections if the dead loved one does not behave in a certain way.

    “My Mom came to me and hugged me, but she didn't say anything about her granddaughter!”

    Be still. Be happy that they came to you. The fact they came to you is a sign in itself and shows that love never dies. It shows they are there; they are aware of everything that goes on and love never dies.

    Still Not Sure If It Is A Visitation Dream Connection?
    In my 30-years as a psychic medium, please let me share the two biggest key indicators that you had a direct communication dream visitation.

    1. You'll wake up feeling like they were just standing beside you. Remember, your deceased loved ones are energy, so the feeling that “if I had have opened my eyes a moment sooner I would have seen them,” is a sure sign.

    Of course, had you opened your eyes a moment earlier, you wouldn't have “caught” them. But cherish that feeling! It means they were there.

    2. Your loved one will often show you a secondary sign soon after. Not always – and I'm not guaranteeing it – but it is more often true than not.

    It might be a sighting of a bird, a familiar or unique sound or song, a touch, smell or taste. Be open to these.

    Here's a bonus sign: do you have a pet? They often act strangely after connection. Remember, they are better at picking up on spirits than we are. After all, they haven't been “taught” that dead don't talk or appear.

    Love Never Dies
    Your deceased loved ones WANT to connect with you. For almost everyone, this is one of the easiest ways to connect.

    Know the difference between a real connection and a simple dream.

    Once you know the difference and start trusting in the visitations, you will find that many of your loved ones will start connecting with you. Make sure you recognize the signs that your dead loved ones are sending you.

    Why? Because they will know and understand that you are now an open door for them.

    Your loved ones want to connect. Let them and experience the fact that love never dies.
  2. RobertaGrimes

    RobertaGrimes Administrator

    Thank you, DenverGuy! I would just add my own tips for discerning if something is a visitation dream sent by a dead loved one, in which the loved one was present:

    1) The physics and the surrounding details feel genuine. You feel as if you are somewhere real, and your vision is as wide and complete as it is in life. (e.g. more than just a clear front door and an impression of the building, you can see the building, the lawn, the road, the distant hills, the sky - whatever you would normally see if that scene were real life.)

    2) There often is a bit of a story to it. The loved one might not speak, but there often is a message beyond simply "I have survived." My best visitation dream was of a horse, a few days after his death; and it was long (for a dream), sophisticated (for a horse), and gave me a clear message.

    3) They stick in your mind the way important genuine memories do. If the dream remains vivid in your mind even beyond lunchtime the following day - not a snippet or the flavor of it, but the whole dream - that is the best indication of all that it was a genuine visit from a loved one.
  3. DenverGuy

    DenverGuy Active Member

    Thanks, Roberta. I appreciate that clarification. Good points!
  4. bluebird

    bluebird Regular Contributor

    Thank you for posting that, DenverGuy. I have read something similar to that in the past, and it seems reasonable/possible to me.
  5. ravensgate

    ravensgate Active Member

    I believe in visitation dreams and I believe I've had several.
    Robertson's book did not impress me one bit, however, and I donated it to the local library. If I remember correctly, Robertson states that our loved ones are unable to help; only our guides can help us. I disagree with this statement; I think that our loved ones can indeed be our guides. Perhaps Robertson's understanding of guides differs from mine, I don't know. It is a rather short book, with many typos... got the impression it was something put together very quickly.

    I would like to add that I am growing a bit frustrated with authors, "experts" who claim "Love never dies". Yes, love never dies, love is all the counts, love is all you need, love is what the afterlife is all about. What I find missing from the conversation is that the expressions of Love are many, yet they (the authors) seem to focus on the romantic/erotic love between a man and a woman, suggesting that once we cross over, we will continue to be married to the person we lost in this life. As much as I'd like to believe that, the "evidence" I have tells me otherwise. Then again, I might be wrong :rolleyes:
    Amore likes this.

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