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Friday, May 29, 2009

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Katherine

I have chills reading this post. Sounds like you handled it beautifully. I probably would've flipped out! :)

Melissa

I have been doing research and found your blog. My daughter is 4 1/2 and has talked about a past life several times. She said that she knew her dad before they were born. They faught with swords many many years ago and she did not like him. She said she told God that she wanted us as parents and chose us. She said that sometimes her brain tells her to be mean to her dad because of what he did to her before she was born, but it hurts her heart, so she has to re-train her brain to like him and be nice to him now that he's her dad. She went on to say that he does not remember because he's a grown up. Grown ups can't remember what happened to them before they were born. This is just one incident we have had with our daughter. She has seen met my father and on occasion see's him sitting on my Son's( he is 22) car for protection. My dad died 3 years before she was born. When she see's him he is young with brown hair. He died with gray. She had an imaginary friend, at least that's what I call it, named Cada when she was two. She talked with her openly in her room. One day she told me that Cada's mom said she could not play with her anymore. She described Cada's mom as not alive like us, but not in heaven. She had a white body, but no legs or arms. She had a head though. Last night she told my husband that Jesus did not die on the cross for us, but for God. She said that people die so God can send them back here to be better people. To be more normal she said. I'm not sure what to do with all this, but I do believe her and try very hard not to appear surprised.

Takiya

Wow.....this is compelling. Wish I would have seen this sooner.

SG

Wow, very cool. I ran across this doing research for work and just wanted to say that I had memories like these when I was little too. I am 33 now but I vividly remember living in an orphanage in the south at the turn of the century. I would feel home sick and cry to my mom to let me go back home. I could draw the place where I lived even today. I asked my mom about this a couple years ago and she looked at me like she had seen a ghost. "You remember that far back?" I was between 3 and four years old. I believe that children are still so much closer than we are to the other side and I think its very loving of you to not judge or dismiss your daughter's memories. I do remember being made to feel ashamed. Thanks

Jessica

I have had a similar experience with my son. He just started saying things like "When I was older I did this" and "When I am a baby again I will go here." Sometimes he says things and his whole demeanor will change like he is a different person. The other day he came out on the porch and sat across from me with the most serious look on his face and said "Look, we need to talk, what do I call you?" I said what do you mean and he said I have to tell you a story. Then he told me a story about when he lived in a castle with his real mom and asked where she was. Made me want to cry so bad. He said he got lost in the woods and the animals ate him. I didn't know what to say because as soon as he was done with his story he went right back in the house to watch octonaughts and hasn't said anything about it since. I haven't bought it up and I'm not going to. I started looking on the computer for an explanation and I found out about the possibility of past lives.

Bryn

I know my past life and I was killed by my mother and then God and I chose my new family. I was scared of beds when I was little and was scared of heights as well as my past.

Lauren

i just came across this in research too.. all of my children have talked about their past lives. my oldest i didn't realize it and dismissed what he was trying to tell me. but before my daughter who is my middle child started talking about what i think was more than one life memory, i had read Life Before Life.. a wonderful book for concerned mothers. i still question though.. how much of it is imagination? what are we supposed to do with this information? the struggle to not ask prodding questions is very difficult for me, as a lover of history :) my daughter's memories sure do explain her fiery temper! i do have concerns, as i have read as well that there are demons feeding the children these stories and the same with past life regression sessions. for me, the way the children's demeanor changes and suddenly they're very grown up in their explanations is compelling evidence to a mother..

ash

I have also had similar conversations with my daughter. They started soon after she turned four. She told me about her other Mother, I asked he if it was me and she laughed and said "No mum, you weren't even born yet". Apart from the information she told me it was her whole demeanour which really startled me, I felt like I was speaking to someone a lot older. She also told me that she had chosen us to be her family. I have also tried to be accepting and open and not make a big deal about it. Every now and again she will tell me something else. I find it fascinating and challenging to think about.

Jessica

this could quite possibly be the most fascinating thing I have ever heard. I want so badly to speak with one of these children

MJL

My son is now 12, but when he was about 1 1/2-2 we were driving over a small bridge in our little town with a river below. He suddenly pointed down at the river and said "Caitlyn died" over and over. (Caitlyn is his sister who is 2 1/2 years older than him. I was shocked and scared. I was afraid that maybe he was having a premonition of her drowning and I had always had an irrational fear of one of my children dying or dying myself and my children living without a mother. It kept me from experiencing many things in life and caused me many sleepless nights. Since I was so afraid of even discussing it, and not thinking that he might be referring to a past life, I did not ask any questions and it was never brought up again. On a side note, my daughter has a fear of water which began when she was a toddler. This seemed very odd to me since she was in a pool regularly with me since she was an infant. Years later, my friend had a psychic party where friends gathered for dinner and readings at my friends' house. I told her about what my son had said many years prior and she immediately told me of a past life where my daughter was my son's mother and she had been in some kind of wagon or buggy that tipped over in a river somewhere in Europe and she drowned leaving him alone (I'm not sure where the father was) and he grew up in an orphanage, worked in a factory as a child, and died as a child. (This was at the end of my reading so I didn't get to go into more detail by asking questions.) I can see many connections to this scenario in our present life. My daughter and son have always had an extremely close relationship with her acting as his mother (I often still have to remind her that I am his mother), she still has a fear of water and says she gets a panic feeling and can't breathe when she gets in water around her chest, my son has always been extremely close to me and continues to be afraid that something is going to happen to me or that I'm going to die when I have to leave the house (there are many irrational stories I could tell here) and a really weird connection that might support a past life living in Europe that I made not long ago is that when he says the word "been" as in "How have you been?", he has always pronounced "been" with long e's as they do in Europe. I always thought that was so weird and could never figure out where he was getting that from. My kids are 14 and 12 now so passed the point of having more memories, I'm sure. I wish I would have asked questions when I had the chance. This topic fascinates me and I enjoy reading everyone's stories.

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