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Sensory inputs from ghosts, other than sight?

I’m quite sure most people have seen a ghost; whether they want to admit, believe, or confess that they did actually see one remains up to the individual. But, besides seeing a ghost, is there other sensory stimuli that convince us something is “not kosher?”

I have confirmed with more than one person an unlikely aspect of a haunting entity or spirit: of all the things, the olfactory bulb located in our nasal passage. The sense of smell! The writers of ages ago implied the spirits or entities would give us the stink of death; a musky, decaying smell of sort. However, in my, and others encounters with the hereafter nothing could be farther from the truth.

One example is from Ghost Stories of Cape May, New Jersey. I will not steal from it, but describe the fact that a certain human had a food preference at a local eatery. True to form, as in most creatures of habit, the restaurant patron was a daily visitor. One night, he did not arrive at the appointed time. The waitress was quoted as saying that she KNEW something was awry, and assumed the worse. Sure enough, a very strong smell came to her at her waitress station, and she surmised it was the missing customer’s spirit, making contact with her. She was later proven right.

Certain daily items, such as cologne, tobacco, perfume, or even foodstuffs such as coffee, tea, and so on, have a certain strong, distinct aroma. These aromas can be “reproduced” for lack of a better term, by entities trying to get your attention. Usually the smell is overpowering, and therefore not a chance wift being sidetracked by a breeze or errant wind current. It is my belief that these strong aromas are being put upon the living for a reason. In my book, there was a chapter that detailed this event very thoroughly. The only problem is that there was no suitable explanation given or formulated by myself in order to explain this supernatural occurrence!

In another chapter, soothing kitchen aromas were detected by the owners of the house, usually without the stove on! It could be stated that the spirit or ghost were amusing themselves, in a past tense activity that brought them joy and comfort. Imagine that, ghostly cooking, but without palatable food!

So, the next time you smell a strong odor of Uncle So and So’s after shave, Aunt So and So’s morning roasted Vanilla Bean and Cinnamon Coffee, Grandpa’s Prince Albert pipe tobacco, or an apple pie smell coming from the oven, beware! Either one of your relatives has just passed on, or your resident entity is trying to get your attention!

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How a taboo subject inadvertently came into one of my chapters

My latest chapter was not too hard to write; the thoughts and occurrences were still vivid. However at the end of the story, I realized that I had inadvertently reported on a taboo subject: Abuse.

The reader’s opinion of a negative entity usually is the same; “they are up to no good!”

Well of course they are. That’s why they are called negative entities! They thrive on chaos, and negative emotions. Their goal is to recreate circumstances or events that would produce more of this. It is said that by doing so, the negative entity actually starts to get stronger, feeding of the discord and emotional trauma.

Perhaps one could find another example in the term of “gaslighting”. The term means by altering someone’s daily routine through deliberate actions, it causes a mild psychological imbalance or phenomenon. Stealing house keys, and then setting them in a different location is one scenario. Wrong numbers in the middle of the night, wrong deliveries, etc., add up to consistent frustration.

In my chapter, I focus on a young woman…I try to give subtle nuances as to her emotions not to be a strong as she would like. The ghost tries to create havoc by creating stress and discord through electronic means, primarily through cell phone malfunction! Inconvenience at the least, deliberate actions trying to cause a scene, more like it.

Without giving it away, what happens to our young woman and the narrator is timeless…a haphazard action, directed to the young woman, but not intentionally. The results are predictable; the young woman takes the action personally, and then has an emotional breakdown not so much as the action itself, but what it implied. The narrator is quick to deny, and later realizes his mistake, but.. . TOO LATE! An accident occurs.

The ending of the chapter is the narrator trying to rectify his actions, and soothing the young woman’s anxiety and trauma. The abuse subject lifts it’s head when it is revealed the woman becomes completely docile and appeasing, much to the surprise of the narrator. The very ending suggests that this is a LEARNED behavior, and voila! the cat is out of the bag, so to speak,. I did not intend to bring this subject up, but rather it came out on it’s own after relaying the story.