• When one of your loved ones passes, do you ever feel like they are "with you"?

    Asked by GregP_WN on Saturday, May 4, 2019

    When one of your loved ones passes, do you ever feel like they are "with you"?

    Have you had signs? What were they? How about dreams?

    10 Answers from the Community

    10 answers
    • beachbum5817's Avatar

      Yes, just about all of my loved ones that have passed away have been in my dreams. Some have been more vivid than others. I have had three incidences that have been very strong signs. The first happened after I had my permanent implants placed. I was sleeping in the recliner, and I was startled awake. My father was standing at the end by my feet. I panicked and thought that he had come for me. He shook his head no, patted my foot, smiled and was gone. The other 2 involve my husband, who was smoker. I had the TV on to watch the Eagles play their first post-Super Bowl game of the season. He was a die-hard fan and would have been watching. I walked from the living room to the kitchen. I was halfway down the hallway when I smelled cigarette smoke. I walked through it. I back-tracked and the smell was gone. The other happened during the night. I got awake and smelled cigarette smoke. I said to my self, "Denny must have just come inside from having a cigarette.", and I smiled and went back to sleep. I truly believe that he was here, and so was my dad on the other occasion. It is a little unsettling, but comforting at the same time.

      about 1 year ago
    • carm's Avatar

      Oh Greg... I am never alone.

      about 1 year ago
    • Carool's Avatar

      I’ve had many dreams of my long-dead parents and my other deceased relatives. As for signs: no.

      about 1 year ago
    • cllinda's Avatar

      My dad always loved hawks. Loved to watch them soar through the sky in a beautiful dance. When I am thinking of him or I am sad, I seem to see flocks of hawks. I don't know it really is a sign but it gives me a lift when I need it.

      about 1 year ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar

      RW died in early November. We contemplated skipping Thanksgiving, but decided that we have to keep on living so our small family got together at my mom's. Just as we were getting ready to sit down, a light bulb started flickering. My brother said, "RW is letting us know he's here, too." (He LOVED the holidays and being together with the family.)

      Every so often, we have a light in our kitchen that will flicker for a while. It is a brand new bulb. I tell my husband that RW is visiting. It only flickers on occasion. (I had actually forgotten about it until just now.)

      I've definitely had dreams - one was a nightmare. I usually wake up to end a nightmare. This time, it was totally disconcerting because I woke up to a worse nightmare than the one I was having - the knowledge that RW was dead... I've had some good dreams with him in them, too, but the nightmare was especially difficult ... My other relatives have mostly all been gone for many, many years. If I dream about them, I don't remember the dreams. We do always think of my grandmother when we see cardinals ... and we have LOTS of beautiful cardinals here.

      about 1 year ago
    • JaneA's Avatar

      I moved to a smaller house after the death of my first husband. About two nights later, in the middle of the night, I awakened and he appeared to be floating above me (all dressed up in his favorite grey suit) and said to me, "I see that you'll in a good place. You did a good job with this house. You're going to be fine." And then his image vanished.

      about 1 year ago
    • Skyemberr's Avatar

      Yes. For both pets and for a couple of people who've passed on I do feel like they are with me. I see them in hyper vivid dreams.
      My ex who passed from lung cancer in 2014 pops in once or twice a month and checks in. Usually he's just talking to me and checking on me in these very vivid dreams. I do consider it a visit. Outs of because I never dreamt about him before he passed away.

      As to pets, I have had one of my pets appear and say goodbye to me after telling me which way to walk to find his body. .he.had curled up under a tree and died peacefully.

      I see other pets. I saw my exe's. Wolf dog that we shared all the time in my dreamscape until my ex passed. Since then that pet hasn't visited me. I think he was waiting for my ex.

      To me these encounters are a privilege! Once in awhile I'll see a relative. I usually try to write those dreams down.

      about 1 year ago
    • Paperpusher's Avatar

      My dad worked for the C & O railroad and much of my life we lived close to railroad tracks growing up in WV. I loved hearing the clackity clack of the wheels of the coal cars and the train whistles. Then later in life my dad moved to a house directly across from the Ohio river with train tracks in between. It was so relaxing sitting on his porch. Now that he's gone and I'm in NJ, I hear the whistle of the commuter trains in neighboring towns when the weather is just right which I take as a sign from him. I think of him often and have conversations with him. I used to have dreams of my paternal grandmother. She was my spirit guide but I haven't had a dream of her in a long time.

      about 1 year ago
    • WNMyeloma's Avatar

      I have had dreams where both parents have appeared and we did different things together. They died a few years apart, and after each death, I had dreams about them for a short time, then they stopped.

      about 1 year ago
    • cheryncp's Avatar

      Absolutely. My grandfather was my hero and protector all of my life and even in death I still hiear his voice and feel his protection over me and he has been gone many years now

      about 1 year ago

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