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Small creatures as signs

Discussion in 'After-Death Communication' started by OrichalcumEye, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. OrichalcumEye

    OrichalcumEye New Member

    I can understand the belief that your dead loved ones are sending messages to you from the next world. I can live with that idea. What I don't understand is how someone can convince himself that the activity of birds or butterflies or other natural phenomena can be taken as a sign from beyond. Seriously, now: small creatures are going to be around no matter what. They have an existence totally separate from humans, and they seem to live and propagate themselves just fine without having to resort to spiritual prompting as an explanation. So what is supposed to be the significance of these creatures? How exactly would they be influenced by a departed loved one, and why couldn't they just deliver whatever message they have directly to the recipient?
     
  2. RobertaGrimes

    RobertaGrimes Administrator

    Dear OrichalcumEye, your skepticism about this is perfectly reasonable! I wouldn't take the use by the dead of birds and butterflies in their communications at all seriously, except that the evidence is overwhelming that this is what happens. Many of the dead have told their loved ones that they sent this or that bird or butterfly, and advanced channeled beings have said that this is a common communication technique. As for why the dead don't just deliver their messages directly, I think you already know the answer to that, dear friend: they can't. Communication between their level and ours is unbelievably difficult, so apparently over many generations dead people have learned that they can influence the minds of small creatures, birds, and butterflies, and they can make them do unusual things that are likely to be noticed by living loved ones. Of course, not every sighting of a bird or a butterfly is for sure going to be your much-lamented dead Uncle Ted! Here are some common-sense points to be made:

    1) A single incident should not be seen as a likely communication unless it is spectacular. One reported incident involved the death of a teacher during the school year. When her class reconvened with a substitute, into the room flitted a yellow butterfly. The butterfly proceeded to hover over or land on each child's head briefly, and once they all had been blessed it fluttered out again. That was a communication!

    2) Birds or butterflies appearing out of place or out of season must be noted. There was a case of a woman who wintered in Florida, whose husband (I think it was) had died and been buried in New York (if I recall correctly) during the winter. She drove to the cemetery to visit his grave a few times before she returned to their Florida home alone, and each time as she neared the grave she would find a white crane standing in the road nearby. It looked like the cranes that she and her husband had loved to watch in Florida, but it had no business being where it was.

    3) Repeated strange incidents with birds or butterflies also should be noted. One young girl grieving the loss of her mother told me that frequently as she was being driven in the months after the death, birds would swoop down in front of the windshield of her car and barely miss striking it.

    4) Even a lot of something that seems normal may in fact be significant. One woman reports that soon after she was widowed, her garden filled with butterflies. They were there for several days - hundreds of them! - but then they went away and they never returned.

    5) Communicators generally choose one kind of bird or butterfly exclusively. So, for example, if you see a robin this morning getting kind of close to you and then in the afternoon a bluejay lands on your head, that is far less likely to be a communication than it would be if you went through a day in which you kept seeing bluejays until finally one of them actually landed on your head.

    - As for why our loved ones choose to communicate this way, the answer seems to be that they are able to do it fairly easily, even soon after they graduate. Our eternal minds are powerful! I imagine more-experienced guides kind of teaching a newbie how to manipulate a butterfly, much as a kindly older brother might teach a baby how to control a video game. Yes, dear OrichalcumEye, birds and butterflies do have their own lives, separate from ours! But they don't seem to mind that once in awhile we ask them to help us bridge the gap between realities.
     
  3. goldengirl

    goldengirl New Member

    Thank you for clearing this up Roberta! I was wondering the same thing!!! Now this makes sense. We should be looking for the unusual. I can't express how lucky I am to have found these forums! I don't even have to ask a question because everything is being answered! Thank you!
     
  4. Carol and Mikey

    Carol and Mikey Golden Hearts

    It is the unusual behavior of these creatures that really makes the difference! Right after Mikey's accident, I recieved a gift of the dragonfly story. This story signifies the transformation from this life into Heaven. Anyway, soon after his funeral, I went back out to the cemetary and raised my arms in the air asking my son out loud to help me! Please let me know you are still with me! Within 30 seconds I had at least 15 dragonflies circling around me! I tingled all over! It was the timing! And this is very unusual! I knew it was my son! We have had tons of dragonfly signs! Now I always wear a dragonfly as it symbolizes our relationship we now have. (Between earth and Heaven)
    We were just at a wedding of one of Mikey's close friends this past week-end. When we were outside a dragonfly landed on Mikey's dad's hand, then it flew over to me and landed on my hand, then back to my husband's hand, then back to my hand!! This occurred at least 4 times in a row! Everyone around us started to talk and take pictures as they know this is a "Mikey sign" ! Of course Mikey was at his friend's wedding! It is this type of thing that is amazing to me. I cannot tell you the hope these signs have given to many of us after my son's accident! It is the real deal! The more open you are, the more you will see. Nothing is a coincidence!
    Carol and Mikey "in Spirit"
     
  5. Andrew

    Andrew Guest

    Wow, what an amazing story, dear Carol! I've never experienced anything like that, but I know what you mean - it's the timing and the unusual behavior of the animal that really confirm it's a message. It is really so wonderful that you are open enough to have such wonderful communications with your son!
     
  6. Heather

    Heather New Member

    Oh wow, your story about your son and the dragonflies gave me tears and goosebumps! That is beautiful!!!
     
  7. Caseysmom

    Caseysmom New Member

    Carol and Mikey, I love your dragonfly story. I have had amazing dragonfly situations and posted one of them on one of these blogs I would love you to read but it is only my second post and I dont no where I posted it.. lol,,
    I lost my fifteen year old son and I am sure he comes to us using the dragonfly.. one day when i am up to it, i will post some more of my dragonfly encounters . They are so believeable that atleast five people have gotten dragonfly tats....I will figure out where I posted it because your encounted gave me warmth...then ill post a link if i can find my way back here.. lol,

    here you go, I found it,, it is a long post in this section.'''''''' Is there anyway to encourage communication from our loved ones?
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2011
  8. Carol and Mikey

    Carol and Mikey Golden Hearts

    Caseysmom,
    I commented on your story in the other thread. So Love the dragonfly story! I know they have the ability to make these small creatures do awesome things! It is so great and these type of signs have saved me for sure! They give me strength and hope knowing our loved ones are close and they truly try to help us! Remember you are not alone on your grief journey. I just do the best that I can knowing one day I will see my son again! In the mean time, I know I still have work to do in this life. I truly take one day at a time.
    I plan on getting a dragonfly tatoo also! Needs to have green on it. :)
     
  9. Caseysmom

    Caseysmom New Member

    Wow Carol was your first dragonfly green too? I want a tat of my son,if my husbands turns out nice,if not then a dragonfly. I have cronic fatigue, felt I needed to bring him home with me so I had him cramated after his wake.. I donated some of his body, i hope he wont be reborn without those parts.I wand to point out something you may want to do when you get your tattoo. Some will mix some of his ashes into the ink. If you like this idea and your have something like his hair or a peice of his shirt, you only need a tiny bit, For me it will make me feel closer to him. Another thing we have done is use his shirt on a pillow which when we need we hug it and cry into it or just hold it and go to sleep. Thank you so much for your kind words to me. I love your dragonfly story and have shared it.. Ty for sharing it with us.
     
  10. Caseysmom

    Caseysmom New Member

    I understand what you mean and once carried the same feelings. I now know differently and have had many dragonfly situations of unsual behavior since my sons passing. Last month over my acre of land at our house my husbad excitedly called me outside, come now, stop what ever u r doing. i went out to witness the most amazing things, hundreds if not a thousand dragonflies, from one lot line to the other, looked down both directions of my block there was none., A road runs in front of my front door ending at my house down that road they was swarming to my home and block we live on goes left to right. We have a canal behind out home, none there.. a teenager was walking by, i asked did you see any dragonflys while you was walking he said no,, ohhhhhhhh my gosh they are only at your house, they must be mating or something ,he said, i wonder why they picked your house.. We took photos but only some showed up most did not and we took two vidios, of them and when we went inside to put the videos on the computor, nothing, no vidio at all,we never had a vieo not record. I believe it was my son showing me look mommy I have so many friends here and we are having so much fun. They stayed a long time, we finally went inside while they was still there, went back out, they was all gone. i looked up dragonfly swams and learned that there are sitings of them in swams but not very often at all.
     

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