This is an update to the shivery tale I wrote of on the 13th. For those who prefer not to read about psychic experiences, just skip this entry. I am merely recording my perceptions, my actions and what occurred as a result.
A week-and-a-half ago, when the family was out of the house, I went to the neighbors to deal with their troublesome entity. Prior to my visit, I met with a gifted psychic. I like to get her impression of the entity I will be contacting. In this case she felt the ghost seen by the neighbor child was a man who was hesitant to pass over due to his misdeeds in this life. The psychic warned that this ghost was not benign. He had ill-will toward the child and was oppressing her. I suspected the oppression extended to the others in the home as well.
After several days of energy building, I entered the house. As always, the place felt heavy and dark to me. I frequently get this sensation in areas that have hosted many years, or layers, of lives. Wearing various crystals that are supposed to improve my vibration, I proceeded to cleanse the house. Everyone has their own method for smudging. I light several sticks of incense and carry them with a bowl underneath to catch the ash.
First, every door and drawer is opened so the incense smoke will flow freely. Beginning on the north wall of the cellar, I blew the smoke toward the corners of all the walls. It is important to make your intentions clear by chanting (I mostly chant silently) a benediction sanctifying the house to the light, that only good may remain. Because I suspected the long, dark crawl space in one part of the cellar was a good hiding place, I spent several minutes blowing smoke in the hole. It was a still day and it took plenty of lung power to move the incense into the space. Suddenly the smoke was blowing back in my face instead of moving away with my breath. I felt something flow past me out of the crawl space.
I continued to smudge the cellar, then went upstairs to sweep the main floor. Smoke had to be sent into every nook and cranny; the tiny attic space, every closet, even into the oven and microwave. Then I sealed every entryway with finely crushed Himalayan pink salt. Last, I sat at the table with the incense still smoking, lit a white candle, read aloud the 23 Psalm (my favorite passage) and rang a small, high pitched brass bell. Then I concentrated on listening to whatever entities were present.
I got the distinct impression of two individuals. One was an older male named James who was from around the 1840s. The other was younger, a child. I’m not sure if it was male or female. This entity had been there considerably longer than the James person. I informed both that they were dead, no longer meant to be in this place. I enjoined them to think of their loved ones and to look toward the light. I saw them take the hands of those who came with the light for them.
When they had left, the house felt brighter and lighter as though a weight was lifted. I closed all the doors and windows. Before I left the property, I buried the remains of the incense in the snow to end the communication.
Then I waited to hear about any changes the neighbors noticed. A week later I spoke with them. The shadows seen from the corners of their eyes had disappeared immediately. Since the day of the cleansing, there had been no more tampering with the controls for the woodstove, something that had been happening every night. The child no longer heard noises in the closet, saw toys moving or had her hair touched. She was sleeping all night in her room without nightmares. The father said the house felt more cheerful to him.
This is all great news! I am hoping the bad times have ended for this family. The oppressive, unhealthy influence seems to have left their lives. Sometimes after a cleansing, all the entities present do not leave. They find ways to hide and work their way back into the house. The next few months will show if I have to go back and repeat the process or perform something more aggressive. So far, so good. Except, my neighbors told me about someone they know who is being troubled by an entity. And the work goes on…