Signs from Deceased Loved Ones


According to my beliefs, a loved one who has just passed away will be quite anxious to let us know that they're okay and aware of what's happening in our lives. If we aren't able to feel them around us, they'll often give us a "sign" that we can't ignore. The person who has been given a "sign" often knows the message is coming from the other side. Even if we dismiss it, that little voice inside will make us wonder.

Here are the ten most common "signs of spirit," or signs from the deceased, that people receive from loved ones who have passed away.

Top Ten Signs from the Deceased

Flickering lights or appliances that switch on and off
Spirit is present
Familiar to deceased, including perfume or cigar
Spirit is present
Insect or bird, including ladybug, butterfly, or bird.
Loved one is not alone
Object in path
Feather, coin, rock, or clothing
Possible symbolic message
Repeated on clocks or billboards
Contact through anniversary or special number
Vivid, logical dream
Words, objects, or telepathy
Spontaneous thought
Personal, meaningful words
Feeling of being watched
Ongoing love and protection
Music playing in visited places
Lyrics that convey a significant message
High-frequency sound in ears
A signal to look at surroundings for message

1. They Love to Play with Electricy


Playing with electricity seems to be one of the most common "signs of spirit." It is an easy way to grab our attention. Spirits like to flicker lights, turn the television or radio on and off, or make appliances beep for no apparent reason. Our loved ones have the ability to interfere with light and electricity because they're now pure energy. They can manipulate appliances, TV, microwaves, etc. Most of the time they just want to make us aware that they're with us.

If your television turns off or on for no apparent reason, start investigating the reason behind it:

  • What show or channel is on? Is it a favorite show of your loved one? Is the radio playing their favorite song?
  • When the lights flickered, what were you thinking about? Were you thinking about your loved one? Sometimes that thought can be an acknowledgment or even confirmation that your loved one is near.

2. They Give Off Fragrances


We can often tell our deceased loved ones are around us when we smell their scent: perfume, flowers, cigar or cigarette smoke, or any other smell associated with them. There may be no logical explanation of why the smell is there. This "sign" can sometimes seem confusing. As humans, we remember how our loved ones smell. We remember a distinctive cologne or perfume they enjoyed, or even the scent of an activity they performed. If your loved one used to work with cars and, out of the blue, you smell motor oil, try not to be scared. Instead, say "Hi!"

3. They Visit Through the Energy of an Animal


Our loved one is able to use their energy to go inside an insect or animal—such as a butterfly, ladybug, bird, or dragonfly—for a brief period of time. The animal will do something it usually wouldn't do, such as land on us, peck at our window, look at us, or scream at us. Unfortunately, this is a sign some people ignore. Our loved ones may try to communicate with us in every unimaginable manner. By using these symbols, they're sending us a message without trying to scare us. They're letting us know, "I'm with you. You're not alone!"

4. They Place an Object in Our Path


Our loved ones like to place objects in our path that are significant to just them—perhaps over and over again. Coins, feathers, keys, and rocks are a few of the most common objects they might leave for us. How can we find the meaning in these small gifts?

  • If you find a coin in your path, look at its year and see if that year is important between you and your deceased loved one.
  • If you find a rock lying in the middle of your bed, or you find your loved one's shirt in an odd place (that's not where you placed it before), this could be a sign from the other side.
  • Try not to be scared and instead, say "Hi!"

5. They Show Us Numbers


Our loved ones might show us numbers that are relevant to them or to you. It could be a birthday, an anniversary, the date of their passing, the time of their passing, or even repeating numbers such as 111, 222, 333, etc. These numbers may appear on clocks, billboards, or any other familiar place. They can also come from family, friends, or even strangers.

  • When driving, pay attention to license plates in front of you and billboards you pass by. Some of the best signs of numbers can come from bumper stickers sitting right in front of you. If you detect a pattern and believe your loved one is communicating with you, take comfort in knowing that they are with you.

6. They Visit in Dreams


One of the easiest ways for our loved ones to communicate with us is through our dreams. A dream that is a true visitation will be very vivid, peaceful, and detailed. We will remember this type of dream many years later. There are a few characteristics you can analyze after having a spiritual visitation dream.

  • It will be very vivid.
  • It will be in color. Sometimes it can be in black and white with color being in the form of your loved one's clothing or something they are holding for you to see.
  • It will be logical and have some sort of message, either in the form of words, physical objects, or even telepathy.
  • You may feel confused upon waking up. You will feel happy, peaceful, or even fearful about what you experienced. (Fearful maybe from never experiencing such a dream before.)

All we need to do is to ask our love ones to come, and they will. We can also ask them to wake us after they visit and to help us remember the dream.

7. They Place Thoughts in Our Minds


Our loved ones don't have an audible voice because they are in spirit form. Therefore, they give us messages telepathically. Pay attention to thoughts that just “pop” into your head. If something your loved one would say just comes to you for no apparent reason, it's probably him or her speaking directly to you. This form of communication is a true blessing! Sometimes it doesn't have to be a particular thought, it can come when the lyric to a song "pops" into your thoughts. Songs and music, like dreams, are universal methods of communication. Listen for the thoughts or songs. You'll know when they're not yours.

8. They Watch Over Us


Many of us have felt this one! It is possible to pick up on spiritual energy, especially when we're relaxed. When we're in the beginning stages of grief, we have a keener ability to "feel" our loved one around us. There's good reason for this. It simply isn't true that death is final. We may continue to feel our loved one's presence after their passing because they are still very much around us. In the deepest grief, they will try to find a way to let us know they're with us. When we feel like we're being watched, we're being protected and watched over. Above all else, we're still being loved. We're never alone!

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9. They Make Songs Play at the Perfect Time


We know our loved one is around when their favorite songs come on at just the right time with the exact words we need to hear. Often the same song plays in many different places.

  • Train yourself to listen to the music overhead in department stores, grocery stores, or even when you're walking into a restaurant.
  • When you're driving and turn on the radio, what song is playing?
  • When you're watching TV, what song comes on at the beginning or ending of a movie you're watching?
  • When you're cleaning, turn on the music and see if a message is being delivered.

If your loved one loved music, this too can be an easy form of communication.

10. They Buzz in Our Ears


Because our loved ones speak to us using a different, higher frequency, we may hear ringing in our ears when they're trying to get our attention. This is a signal to look for a message.

  • Look at your surroundings—is there something significant to notice? A sign on the side of the road? A bird flying by? A particular cloud in the sky?
  • Are you reading a book, newspaper, or searching on the internet for something? Did you get the ringing in your ear(s) as you read a particular sentence? Re-read that sentence and look for a message.
  • Maybe the ringing in your ear is after a particular thought—this could be a sign of validation from your loved one.

Some Final Thoughts

This list could certainly go on, but these tend to be the more common ways our loved ones let us know they're around us.

If you haven't received any of these signs, you can ask your loved one to come and let you know they're okay. Ask them to come to you in a dream or visit you in the form of butterfly. Ask them to come to you in the form of an animal. Then be aware of the message when it's given to you. Remember though, your loved one may appear in many different ways: books, newspapers, Internet sites, etc.

The more we're aware of the messages and acknowledge them when they arrive, the more our loved ones will continue to communicate with us. Be patient and persistent. As much as we want to communicate with our loved ones, they too want to communicate with us!

Blessings of Peace & Love!

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craiglyn 3 years ago from Ontario, Canada

Hey Lyn, you beat me to it - good for you listing these ten very beautiful signs that we can receive from our loved ones in spirit. Happy to see you on here and looking forward to more hubs. I have voted you up and will share this hub! Hugs!!

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LynRagan 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Thank you Lynda!! There's so much more to share! Hugs to you...

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Happyboomernurse 3 years ago from South Carolina

Came here on Craiglyn's recommendation and am glad I did. This is a beautiful hub about the many ways a deceased love one may try to connect with us.

I've experienced numbers 1,3,6,7,8,9 and each time something like that has happened, it has been comforting and reassuring.

Am voting this hub up across the board except for funny.

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LynRagan 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Thank you for the wonderful comment, Happyboomernurse! So glad you enjoyed it!

And yes, numbers are "big" signs for comfort and reassurance!!

Many Blessings of Peace & Love to you!

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By Lori 3 years ago from USA

I've had these things happen to me - they are true. The electricity, scents,thoughts,everything. It's really cool. Nice Hub because if people keep these things in mind they might notice them more.

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LynRagan 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Thank you, Lori, for your positive feedback! It's important for others to know they're not alone in sensing their deceased loved ones. Thank you!

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bac2basics 3 years ago from Spain

Hi Lyn. I have never been in any doubt whatsoever $6 that our deceased loved ones remain with us or come to us when needed. Just as I finished reading this fantastic hub a bit of cobweb dropped down right in front of me and bang in the middle of my PC screen...hows that for confirmation, I certainly couldn´t have missed it had I tried. I have also written similar hubs and am going to link this one to some of mine right now, I hope that´s ok , it´s too good a hub not to .

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LynRagan 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Thank you, bac2basics, for such a beautiful comment! I love the cobweb confirmation...the Afterlife is certainly very creative! And thank you for linking too...I'm honored!

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cool2s 3 years ago from Kewaskum, WI

can pets give use signs to? like my kitten sooky give me signs

juebear58 3 years ago

Hi i live in Plymouth England and my dear dad passed away 4 days ago he had lung cancer but was in no pain but just fell asleep. He was 81 and bedbound in his lounge so died at home which is what he wanted . It was very quick as my aunt who lives next door checked on him 10 mins. earlier then found him just looking as if he had drifted to sleep . Last night my son rang and said he had seen a very bright diamond shaped light with 2 straight orange lights trailing behind 50ft above his house in the sky is it dad?

Tanya 3 years ago

I recently lost my husband after a routine procedure went terribly wrong.I am devastated but have always felt some of the things you have talked about.My husband would never come to me he knows it would freak me out.But the suttle things are definitely him I know it.I see red tail hawks above me all the time,not just once in a while almost everyday.They actually follow me whenI am outside, Am I losing my mind or is this really happening.

WHY!!!!!! 3 years ago

My uncle and grandma both died in 2012 and i always see 911 on the clock and i saw my grandma in my dreams and i get buzzy noises that sound like there names sometimes thank you for telling me what that ment ill never forget them

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LynRagan 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Yes, pets can give us signs cool2s. When I lost my Charlie several years back, his bride Angel would stare up at the ceiling and gaze for several minutes. I'd look up to see what was there, but I saw nothing. It was quite evident to me however, she "saw" him there. When Angel passed a couple years back, I was distraught at my decision to help her go to sleep. I knew I didn't want her to suffer anymore, but making that decision was one of THE hardest things I've ever done. I begged for a "sign" to let me know she made it to the other side and was with my fiance', Chip. A couple of minutes later, a beautiful and very large hawk swooped down in front of my truck and glided in front of me. At first it startled me, but as soon as I realized what the hawk was doing there...I "knew" she was safe...and she was okay. I cried for days and I miss her still...but I know she's in God's hands.

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LynRagan 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

juebear58, I believe wholeheartedly that the light your son witnessed could be your dad. I watched a documentary just last night on netflix (don't know if you have that in England or not), called "Afterlife Investigations: The Scole Experiment. I found it on youtube as well on ufotv. I was fascinated at all of the "signs" they experienced from their spirit communications. There's so much and so many things the Afterlife can do to let us know they're "still" with us...and always will be. Much Love, Lyn

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LynRagan 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hi Tanya! To answer your question, NO, you are NOT losing your mind...and YES, it's really real. And oh my gosh, how beautiful that is! What a most wonderful sign from your husband. I'm sure he knows you'd be freaked out if he was to touch you or to talk to you, so he finds subtle ways to grab your attention. Keep looking...there will be other "signs". Our loved ones never leave us alone! Much Love, Lyn

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LynRagan 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Thank you, WHY!!!!, for writing!! I'm so glad you're open to the signs of your loved ones on the Other Side. They love you and they LOVE communicating with you. Much Love, Lyn

MysticMoonlight 3 years ago

Hello lynragan,

This is a very lovely Hub, I really enjoyed reading it. I have experienced some of these signs from a loved one that has passed on and I treasure these experiences. I know they never truly leave us and personally, it brings me such comfort.

Thanks for sharing this, it made me smile :) Voted!

amie317 3 years ago

I had a dead love one contact me by writing on the bottom of my tv screen

amie317 3 years ago

Has this happened to anyone else?

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LynRagan 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Thank you MysticMoonlight! for writing such a beautiful post! Makes my heart sing!! Love & Blessings to you...

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LynRagan 3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Yes amie317, it's happened to me as well. My sweetheart liked to draw pictures though (I never knew he was such the artist-lol). He drew on the tv, on the computer monitor, but the most profound drawings were found on my windshield of our car. Luckily I snapped lots of photos of them because this communication...helped keep me in check with my doubting ways early on.

Hope this helps!! Sending love & light...

Elaine Parsons 3 years ago

I have experienced all the above signs. My son died on 5/8/2011, a week before his 26th birthday in a car accident. Even the cold spot one. I love his visitations.

Stephen 1963 3 years ago

My mother recently passed suddenly,and through the tears i asked her to give me a sign that she was alright.About two days after a magpie was sitting on my windowsill making a racket and looking at me to get my attention when i looked at it ,it flew away .This never happened before and hasn't since.I keep on looking!

Pc4sun 3 years ago from Upper Marlboro

My mother died several months ago from lung cancer at age 83. Everyone in her family smoked and i remember as a child when we visited her parents and siblings smoke smell was always there. Now, not many family members smoke, and certainly not in the house. About three weeks before Mom died we started smelling cigarette smoke in the house every once in a while. On one of those days i was over 400 miles away from mom and was in my truck crying and out of nowhere I smelled smoke in the cab of my truck ( I don't smoke and don't allow it in my truck), then it went away. Mom died in the morning and that night after I went to bed my dog woke me quite aggravated and was smelling the walls. I went back to sleep and was awoken by what felt like a handkerchief lightly covering my nose , which smelled of cigarette smoke. There are so many more stories of how mom came back to us. I feel like I have to share all of the stories because they so profoundly affirm existence of the spirit world.

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cool2s 3 years ago from Kewaskum, WI

my moms best friend Hannah had a dream about her about 1 month after she died when I was 11 and the dream was that she was in heaven caring for the young kids that died before there parents waiting for me and my sister to join her. could my mom have given Hannah that as a sign she made it to heaven?

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Keep looking for the signs. Our loved ones don't leave us; we're never alone. The signs are there...

Love never dies!

Danna 2 years ago

Hello! I'm glad I came across your site! I have had some signs that happened to me before, and it's hard for me to discuss this sort of thing with people bc they look at me like I'm crazy. Is it a sign when you are talking of someone who has passed and see a certain shaped cloud in the sky that stands out from the rest..?

Cyndi 2 years ago

I am ambivalent at best about the existence of "God". However, I am not at all ambivalent about spirits as I've had my own experiences.

My best friend died 22 years ago, suddenly and very unexpectedly. On what should have been a day of jubilance and celebration, instead ended as a day of tragedy, shock and grief. She died after giving birth despite having had excellent prenatal care. She and her husband were intelligent, well educated, had very good health insurance, and this was not her first delivery; she had had three older children with no problems. So when she bled to death hours after delivering her last child everyone was shocked and horrified! I felt as if someone had kicked the air out of my lungs. The baby was born with serious, very life threatening birth defects but after receiving several surgeries survived. Esther never saw her newborn baby. That child is now a healthy adult. It had been March of 1992.

From time to time I dream of Esther. In my dreams, it is not that she never died, but rather that she isn't dead any longer. I talk to her and ask her what happened, where she's been, how she did this. She never answers. And I feel a terrible longing throughout my dream. Once I wake, that longing continues throughout the day. I dreamed of her this morning, just before I awoke. Same thing. All day, she's in my mind, and I ache. Then, my eyes landed on the clock. It read 11:11. Odd. Just last night my eyes landed on the clock at 11:11. And just before I noticed the clock this morning, a brilliantly red cardinal landed on my balcony where it rested for a few seconds before flying away.

My question, if you haven't already figured it out, is this; was it coincidence? Or did these occurrences with the clock and the bird and the dream have any deeper meaning?

I love this site and am grateful for a place to discuss these things.

Thank you.

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

cool2s, I love that your Mom gave Hannah a beautiful message via a dream. It makes perfect sense, too, that she shared "her job" (as some people call it) on the other side... helping kids who have crossed over before their parents. She is a very special Angel indeed! Thank you for sharing and for writing! Sending love and blessings...

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Danna, Yes, yes, yes, it's a sign when you're speaking of someone and notice a certain cloud formation above. After my Chip died, he actually manipulated the sun and made it look like a happy face. I thought I had gone nuts when I saw it, but far from it. Keep looking for the "signs". Our loved ones really do enjoy sharing them! Thanks for sharing!!

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hi Cyndi,

What a beautiful "sign" from your very dear friend. Not a coincidence at all!

Dreams are one of the easiest ways for our loved ones to communicate. It's always important to document everything inside of them, even the way we feel. If it were my dream, I would look at the longing as my human emotion. Because your physical relationship was severed without warning, it's perfectly normal to long for that loving friendship again. And when we're visited by our loved ones in our sleep, they tend to use the feelings we have inside for them to remind us of them. This is why she remains on your mind, and in your heart, for many hours after you wake up.

In addition, I believe she's letting you know she hasn't gone anywhere. Since we can't see them with our physical eyes, they have to use the objects around us to get our attention. For example, a beautiful red cardinal and what better, than a spiritual time on the clock, 11:11.

Keep looking for your signs. Your best friend is "talking" to you. With love and lots of light! Lyn

Danna 2 years ago

Hello! Wow, that's such a cool feeling! The smiley face sun made my day :). I have also experienced, talking about a spirit and seeing random things out of nowhere, example: one time, I was talking about someone, who has passed, to a friend of mine, and I walk into my bathroom and there is a centipede in my sink. Another time I was talking about the same person, and I see a crow circling around where I was at outside. He had a broken wing. Another time I was again, talking about that person and something glass came off the wall and almost hit me!

It's unbelievable so many things have happened ironically when I brought him up...

Van 2 years ago

Exactly three weeks ago my grandfather passed away from lung cancer after being diagnosed just three months prior. We all are still shocked from it as we all feel that we still haven't processed the fact that he had cancer to begin with.

My grandfather loved using mini flashlights to read the paper or the tv guide at night in the living room of his house. I can still remember him getting mad when me or my sisters would take it and play with it when we were younger. Anyway, not even a week after he passed my uncle who lived with him just happened to have one of those flashlights in his room on his nightstand. At 3 am it went on by itself and then kept flashing. It woke him up and he had to take the batteries out to make it stop. His cable box also kept turning on by itself. My cable box also went on by itself in the middle of the night a couple of days after my uncles incident. I always make sure it is off before I go to sleep. Even more chilling, just yesterday my mom was on the phone with my grandmother and they started to talk about my grandfather... all of a sudden my mom hears silence from the other end and what sounds like his voice saying Hello? She responded Hello? and again she heard him say Hello? It happened twice. She freaked out and said mom are you still there? and my grandmother said yea i am still here... I still can't make sense of any of what happened. None of us can.. Was it just a coincidence? My grandpa was quite a trickster as well.

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savvydating 2 years ago

I loved this hub. It can give a grieving person hope and courage to move forward. So far, I've been lucky! I lost my mom, but I was already at peace with it, so I never looked for signs. But, maybe one day I will, just to be sure she's doing fine.

Your list was more comprehensive than I would have thought it could ever be. Anyone who is grieving and having a hard time dealing with the pain of loss would do well to read this article. Up & awesome.

danny dimella 2 years ago

Hello been experiencing knocking on my wall behind my bed. Usually it starts with scratching and if u pay attention to it it turns into da da da da da da da. You know that musical knock , like a secret code. Then it gets louder and quicker. Sometimes If I concentrate I can almost feel the wall move out. It started as a heart beat in the walls and then turned into scratching and knocking. It can't be the furnace because its usually musical and rhythmic. Recently a sticker of a mermaid appeared on the way, I love mermaids, and it appeared after watching a mermaid show on tv. The next night my fiancé got a sticker over where he sleeps next to me of a baseball player throwing a pitch, but it was placed sideways and on the sticker was initials of CJ . His brothers name is CJ, the stickers are deliberately placed at the same height just spaced out. I am very opened to the unseen, I truly believe in our ancestors and friends, I was also born with an angel who appeared over my shoulder in a pic. What do u think?

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author


Thank you so much for commenting on this hub. Your experience is amazing and wonderful. Your loved one is letting you know he's still with you and knows you're talking about him. That's so, so, so special! Love never dies...

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hi Van,

Thank you for commenting on this hub. From my personal experiences, I don't believe in coincidences. So my answer to you is simple for me... no, it's not a coincidence. And being that your grandpa was a trickster, I can only imagine the thrill he had when his voice was heard so clearly. It's a marvelous communication. And not one many experience. What a Blessing! He seems to be a great communicator. Keep looking for his signs... he's still around all of his loved ones. Love never dies. Hugs...

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hello savvydating!

Thank you so much for your comment on this hub. I'm so sorry for the loss of your mom. I'm sure she's doing great. I bet she would love for to see a sign she leaves for you. Love lives forever... Many Hugs!

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

danny dimella,

Thank you so much for commenting on our hub. I love, love, how your loved ones, higher-self, angels, your guardians, whoever they might be, is communicating with you. My sweetheart knocked on everything. Scared me to death at first, but in time, it became a normal occurrence. You are definitely connected. The stickers are phenomenal and a beautiful sign that love continues past physical death. Thank you so much for sharing!

Oh, and by the way, my fiance's nickname is CJ. Coincidence? I think not. lol Enjoy your signs and messages. They're all from the highest form of Love. Love lives forever... Lots of Hugs!

gen123xxx 2 years ago

10 years ago I lost my best friend, I was 14 and moved away but we stayed in contact everyday, I found out that she died of solvent abuse and I had no idea she was doing that, she used lynx and because of that I won't let that in my house as I can't handle smelling it. I have never really got over losing her and recently I keep smelling lynx in my home as soon as I smell it, It's gone again and every night just as I'm about to drop off to sleep I get ringing in my left ear. Do you think this could be her trying to tell me she is ok? Since her death I've always been worried that she died in pain and is not settled. I love this post

SRSASL 2 years ago

I love your post, its true that our loved ones do try to communicate with us. You have summarized it beautifully. My mom recently passed away and she came in my dreams but I could not see her, it was a telephonic conversation. Also my phone light comes on automatically, it has happened three times in the past 3 months. Every morning when I take the train to work she is in my I wish I could talk to her one time to know she is perfectly fine.

Daddy's girl 2 years ago

I lost my father a few days ago. He was 58. My sister and I were by his side until the end. While we were making the funeral arangements the lights in the room kept flickering and I just had this feeling it was him. And everyday since he has passed I've heard birds chirping like crazy. Also, while my sister and I were driving yesterday from the service o the cemetery a country song about a fathers love came on the radio. I remembered hearing that song when I was little. I know that was him! I fully believe our loved ones visit us and after I read this page I am reassured my father and friends that have passed are sending me theses signs u listed. Thank u so much! Im so glad I came across this. I'm still trying to deal. Never thought I would have to bury my dad in my 30's and my sister in her 20's. My heart is broken but I think the signs are helping. Much love to all of u

Diane 2 years ago

I am happy to say I have experienced all these signs. One of the electric signs came on our son's birthday last year. My husband passed away back in Jan. 09. On our son's birthday one of our electric country candles came on. There is absolutely no way this could have happened without a little help (smile) I have no doubts. Our son was very close to his Dad. They bonded and shared many things. I thought this was great. Thank you for sharing all that you do.

Jay 2 years ago

Every time someone close to me dies like family I see smoke float past my eyes . I don't like it because all of the times it has happened , I get a phone call in the next 5 mins or the next day . Anyone else have this happen to them ?

subhro sarkar 2 years ago

This is an information of how i have experienced after my dearest father passed away this march fact what i am writing is after my fathers wish for all you to know.yes, there is a life after death in an universe that runs quite parallel to ours own .i have witnessed my dead father lying down on the bed , moving across the hallway, watching tv , his favite channel. i always use to track his movement by the body smell .in fact at night i saw him too sitting beside me.he does more look alike but maintain his old characters .he has eyes nose mouth like humans and can senses

Patricia DeFeo 2 years ago

Hi, this is my first time on this hub. My very best friend passed away very sudden an unexpected I haven't had any sign from her, that I know of, but my mother passed away many years ago ( suicide) I was very angry and sad, but a awhile after my moms passing I could smell her perfume (wind song) I would say mom is hear. But since then I have never smelled it again, my father passed a few years after mom ( massive heart attack) I haven't had any signs from my father, just recently I had a massive heart attack and am cut open from my collar bone to my belly button I had a quadruple bypass surgery,the entire medical staff and surgeon who is one of the top 10 in the states say it's a pure miracle that I'm alive, because I was put in to a medically induced coma I woke up 7 days later , the surgeon stated to me that it's a pure miracle that I woke up from the coma,, I didn't even know that I was having a heart attack.. when I woke up I asked where am I, what happen to me, the surgeon explained everything to me. People ask me did I see a light, did I see my parents, I said no because I truly didn't see anything nothing. I also don't remember which the surgeon says that's good, and for me to never try and remember and if I should remember anything just shake it off and go out an live my life to the fullest. I truly believe that my father was there in spirit and that's why I'm alive today. By the miracle of God. Well just a couple of weeks ago I had a dream and my father was in it we talked and the entire dream was in color.. but will my mom and dad and my best friend ever contact me I honestly don't believe that I have received any sort of sign. :( Thankyou for taking the time to read this..

mary 2 years ago

Okay, what does it mean if your loved one is confused in the dream or doesn't believe they are dead? No matter how many times you tried to convince them.

Issy 2 years ago

I keep seeing my dead sister face on other people when I go out .what dose it meant .

Ms.Rita 2 years ago

My mother passed away 2 weeks ago and on the evening of the funeral all the family were at her house leaving, when something grab my eye up in the sky. I saw a bright light move upward in the clouds an disappeared under a cloud. I knew for a fact it wasn't a plane or meteor because it moved in a direction that a rainbow would move (upward). It moved fast, but it seemed slow in my mind. Out of all the people outside, I'm the only one who saw it. It was the strangest thing I ever saw! It stays vividly in my mind, is this a sign from my Mother?

subhro 2 years ago

hi i am now going to share my personal experience.i have gi visitation to my dead fathers Ethric soul one astral body made this job for me quite easily.he was astonished to see my soul so near to him.i don't know whether he realized his son.or not.he alsolooked so friends astrident but character are friends astral projection is the best way of communications with the deceased soul.i am really fortunate to witness such.a rare visitation in his astral world.

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hi gen123xxx,

Scents are a remarkable sign from our loved ones. They send their very recognizable scent-sign in the hopes we'll be reminded of them instantly. They also want us to know they're still with us, loving us unconditionally. There's no need to worry about your friend, she has no pain now and is simply letting you know she will always be there for you. The next time your nose picks up that lynx, look up and say, "I love you, too." Big Blessings... Lyn

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author


I love the dream-visitations. This is one of the easiest forms of connection between us and our loved ones. In our sleep state, we tend not to think whether it's real or not and once we are awake, we realize something special took place. The biggest fib I've come to realize since my fiance's death is this... there is no real separation. We may not be able to see or hear our loved ones like we used to, but they are truly beside us, always. Think of your mom being like your perfect guardian angel now. Whenever you need to talk to her, talk to her. She hears everything you say, and everything you think. Big Blessings...

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hi Daddy's Girl,

Much love to you as well. Please know your dad is always there with you. He loves, loves, loves, you. To be so quick in sending you signs? He's an extra strong communicator. Praying you see his signs all the time! Big Blessings... Lyn

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hello Diane,

Yes, many loved ones passed enjoy using the electrical signs. Especially when the full moon is out. I'm so sorry for your loss. I pray your husband is letting you and your son know he's always there with you. Love lives forever! Big blessings... Lyn

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hi lisa russo

Our animals are better at sensing spirit activity than we are. I actually use my dogs to help me pay attention to my surroundings. I'm so happy your husband is sending you so many wonderful signs. He's a great communicator and you're an awesome receiver. Keep looking for his signs. Big blessings... Lyn

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hello Jay,

I haven't seen smoke float by, but I have received strong odors when a loved one passes. These too are considered signs from either our loved one, or from our higher self attempting to help us become more aware. Your intuition is very strong. It's not anything bad. I would bet you sense other things as well. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. Sometimes we do experience things that are very uncomfortable for us. In those times, all we can do is remember to breathe. Big blessings... Lyn

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hi subhro sarkar,

You describe a perfect example of how our love never dies. Your father is with you always, and has enough power to actually show you. That's amazing! Wishing you many more signs. Big blessings... Lyn

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hello Patricia DeFeo,

What a major undertaking you've had... heart surgery. I send you many wishes for a quick recovery. The dream you had with your father? That's a huge sign from him. The perfume you smelled after your mom passed... another big sign. Signs come in all kinds of ways and in all kinds of forms. It can be as simple as watching a butterfly appear out of nowhere, or dragonflies, lady bugs, license plates, coins, stones, cloud formations, manipulated thoughts, music... there's so many ways our loved ones communicate. We just have to be open and observant to notice them. Keep looking for your signs... they're always there. Big blessings... Lyn

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hi mary,

I had those kind of dreams shortly after my fiance' died and it confused the heck out of me. But he was right. He wasn't dead. Life doesn't end after we shed the physical body. It's really beautiful on the other side... and so full of LIFE. Big blessings... Lyn

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hello Issy,

Maybe your sister is trying to get and/or keep your attention. Signs from our loved ones come in all kinds of different ways. Maybe this is your sister's way to let you know she's still with you, and loving you. Big blessings... Lyn

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hi Ms.Rita,

Wow, what an amazing sign from your mother. Yes, there can be signs where only you see them. It's like being a medium of sorts. Some people see dead people, and some don't. Your mom wanted only you to see the light. That's so beautiful! Keep looking for the signs... she's sending them. Big blessings... Lyn

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LynRagan 2 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia Author

Hello subhro,

Indeed you are very fortunate to witness such a beautiful reunion with your father. It's a big universe out there, and astral travel is one way to see some of its amazing beauty. Wishing you great success on your next adventure. Big blessings... Lyn

Selina.E 2 years ago

My dad left some big 'x's on the top of the tv in the dust. We know it was our Dad he always left kisses in birthday cards and on messages on paper with a 'x' at the end. I know it was our dads way of saying goodbye and he loved us.

Dee Dee 2 years ago

My Mom passed away unexpectedly & quickly 12 years ago (I was 46). Several months later I had a dream where I was a young teen and was outside at the home where I grew up. I dreamed that in the neighbors yard I saw a helium baloon (like the Goodyear blimp) coming out of the sky quickly and then crashing resulting in a raging fire. I flew into the house to my Mom who embraced face with her hands and promised me that "everything is fine". That weekend, via phone, I told my sister who still lives in the hometown we grew up in about the dream. It gave me peace because I knew my Mom was letting me know she's at peace, is happy and all is fine. Now to the twists; a few weeks after telling my sister about this dream I went there (to my hometown for a visit). My sister works in a home office on the 2nd floor of her home with the exterior wall being glass slider doors. One day I went in to tell her something and out of NOWHERE here comes the Goodyear blimp like baloon floating right by. As my sister said...we're in the "boon docks" (rural area). There has NEVER been a blimp baloon in this area before (and there hasn't been since that time. My sister said (and I knew it that this was my Mom's confirmation to the dream! Finally, after all these years, my Mom did a follow up on all of this this past winter. I was at my sister's for the holidays. While walking her dog we came upon the spot we I saw the blimp crash in my dream and remarked this to her. At that very moment, there was a penny (which my Mom has always made sure I get "pennies from heaven since she's passed) which I promptly picked up commenting to my sis that Mom is here. Immediately, there was another penny which I hadn't seen in the same spot which my sis picked up and said "I know, look she left one for me too!". Postscript; the pennnies and significant dates from my Mom are a whole other story! She's here always as Love NEVER dies! Thanks be to God!!!

Aimee 2 years ago

What does it mean when my infant son comes to me I felt a touch and feel like I am being watched all the time

Amy L. 2 years ago

Several weeks ago, I turned on my TV to watch ID Discovery channel. One of the crime shows just happened to be about a high school friend Jennifer who was murdered in the late 80's. The next day I could not get her off my mind. A lot of memories came flooding back. I remember we took dancing together in tenth grade & one of the songs we danced to was "Let's Hear It For The Boy" by Deniece Williams off of the Footloose Soundtrack. I was driving down the road & had my radio tuned to a classic rock station that plays mostly hard rock from the 70's and 80's. The lyrics from the song kept going through my head. Just a few seconds later, that very song started playing. They never play that song on that station!

norma cruz 2 years ago

HereMy uncle that was like a father to me died almost two months ago. I wasn't able to go se him he was 81. Everyday at 12:10 noontime my bedroom t.v. turns on. Every every day. Is this him?

constance6 2 years ago

My grandfather passed away from a household accident a few years ago, and I was a wreck for the few months. Shortly after, I started having dreams about him. In the dream, we were both sitting in the living room of his last house. For some reason neither of us would speak, but would sit there and smile at me . In the dream, he looked happy and I had an overwhelming feeling of happiness and peace. Not long after my mom confided in me that she was having the exact dream as well.

heaven 2 years ago

Plz I need my grandmother I need to have a talk with her can u help me

rachel 2 years ago

Lately I have heard buzzing in my ears. It kinda sounded like a bug but it had a high pitched frequency sound to it. My grandmother recently oassed away a few months ago. Could this be her trying to speak to me?

Chrissy Dellaglio 2 years ago

I went to a card reader that was well known in my area. Upon entering her room we never spoke and she said to me not to cry because your Dad is with you, he is with you more than you know. He is always with you when you are driving your car to protect you. My Dad passed in 1999 of cancer and passed sooner than we were told he would. I use to dream every night and remember my dreams...they stopped once he passed. About a yr. later I started dreaming and the first dream I had a vivid dream like I did when my grandmother passed. This clown was coming towards me and the more I looked into his make-up I could see it was my Dad. My Dad was always a joker. Well, he looked me in the eye and told me not to cry for him that he was okay and he wanted me to be okay and to live a good life....he than hugged me and left...I woke up breathless, but so happy to have seen him. The one dream I will never forget. I was also old about pennies. They will pop up in your car as a symbol that he is there to protect me. I always watch to make sure I don't drop any, but they appear....I leave it there and have my Dad with me at all times.

Joanna 2 years ago

I have seen the spirits that love me appear! I have heard my dishes rattle, doors close when no one is there. I have also been waken by spirits I am not sure of that I felt they just needed to leave right then.

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Jas4everalways 2 years ago

Hi, Sorry this may be long, but I am trying to make sense of a lot of things right now. two weeks ago I was away with my boyfriend camping. We wanted a break from the kids and to be alone for a couple of days. We decided one night while we were there that we were going to get married in the fall. We came home Sunday night and he hadn't been feeling well so he laid on the couch to watch movies. I went up to bed. The next morning he wasn't feeling any better and I told him we needed to take him to the doctors. He refused as always but promised me he would go on Tues. 1am on Tuesday morning he called me downstairs and told me to call the ambulance. 17 1/2 hours later he was gone. He had end stage liver cancer and multiple organ failure. He would never go to the doctors. I wanted the doctors to fight for him longer and give his body more time to take to what they were doing but his parents said to let him go. He was my soulmate. We spent the last 3 1/2 years together virtually 24/7. We met after we both had bad divorces and were trying to move on. I own my own business and he had recently lost his job so he was helping me with my business. We had been having issues with our cable and they came out to work on it the day we were at the hospital. When I got home that night I noticed the tv in our bedroom the box was still blinking so I knew it would work until I called them to send the signal through so I didn't turn it on. The next day I had been out doing things because I couldn't sit at home. My daughter was with me and my son was at home. I came home took him to his baseball game. When I got home from his game I came upstairs to our room. I sat in his chair in the sitting area we had and turned on the tv. Then I went to the side where our bedroom is to turn on the nightside light. The tv that wasn't working the night before was on. I never called the cable company to send the signal. I also know the last channel we were watching on that tv before we went away. It was now on USA and a program Jas and I always watched was on. I asked my son if he had been up in the room and he said no. I could tell he wasn't because my covers were in the same position from that morning. Several times I have seen hawks fly in front of us when we are driving and on two separate ocassions I have seen the same to deer cross in a field near us and just stand as I drive by. I have had three dreams, (I ask him every night to talk to me) The first dream, Jason's three close friends walked into the room we were camping I think and one of them was bleeding from his cheek. Jason came in and took him to the doctors. He told me he would be right back. I was mad in the dream because I wanted him to be there. The dream ended with him coming back and I felt happy. I woke up by a horrible cramp in my leg. The second dream we were taking his daughter shopping and he and his bestfriend went up a head while his daughter took me to the dressing room which had a swimming pool in it that she wanted to swim in and she was the swimming pool over looked a basketball court with two teams playing. These dreams upset me more because I want him to talk to me. The third dream I was doing something outside and then all of a sudden he was there outside sitting in our chair from the living room and I went over and sat on his lap like I always did in the living room. He was wearing what I buried him in. We kissed and I held his face. I woke up again from that cramp in my leg. Are all of these signs? I feel like I am just making them signs because I am looking so hard for a sign. We both believed strongly that spirits are with us. I just want him so badly to talk to me in a dream, have a real conversation. Everyone else is moving on, but I can't, I need to know he is here with me. What do I do?

Dot 2 years ago

I get signs from granny all she called me her little ladybug and her favorite song I just called to say I love you by Stevie Wonder and sometimes im at restraunt or store and it comes on . I went through traumatic experience and I was crying I felt someone sitting next to me on the bed rub my back and someone playing with myhair  

Liz123 2 years ago

I'm happy I came across this. If been having weird dreams lately so I researched to see what they meant and I decided to research seeing a passed loved one. I had a friend of mine take her own life right after graduating high school. I felt a lot of guilt because we weren't on good terms when she did. But soon after the funeral I had a dream that I was hanging out with our group of friends and I had left the room and came back and she was there. I started crying hysterically in the dream asking how it was possible that she was there and just crying and asking how she was there over and over and in the dream she smiled and hugged me so tight and kept telling me to stop crying and that everything was gonna be ok. She just kept repeating it "stop crying, it's ok, it's gonna be ok" I woke up and bawled my eyes out for hours. After that she would pop up into my dreams sometimes very randomly but she never spoke again. On her birthday the same year after she passed I dreamed I was in the school parking lot with some of the boys we would hang out with in a car smoking stuff we shouldn't have been but she was in the back seat and I handed her the joint and she smiled and took a hit and I woke up. I remember every dream of her I've ever had. Unfortunately I haven't lately. Which I wish I would considering I've had a son and now pregnant again and I always wish I could dream of her meeting my children or playing with them to know she's still there. But I was so happy coming upon this post because every site I've ever looked at always says that the dead can't talk in your dreams so I've always felt that the very first dream could have just been me wanting to know she wasn't angry at me anymore. But after reading this I know for sure that the first dream was really her telling me everything was going to be ok. Thank you.

Grandma Rose 2 years ago

Joey told us his favorite animal is an owl....Since his tragic death 3 weeks ago I've bee noticing the sounds of owls more and more around our house. I just look up in the trees and say "hi Joey". There was an owl in the tree a day after his death in front of his mother's home...I told everyone it was Joey....

Barb 2 years ago

My boyfriend died Monday. Since then I have seen a lot of pennies on the ground. A dragonfly was by my light on my door tonight. Three seaqulls were making noise above me and my friend today. They were seating on the bar of a swing we were on. I seen several squirrels and he loved squirrels. The strangest thing was that It sounded like an alarm waking me up around 3:49 AM to 3:57 the other day. It woke me up. His mom tried calling me and telling me around this time Monday that he passed. I had no alarm set for this time. My alarm was set for 5:00.

Barb 2 years ago

In my last post I didn't say anything about my mom. She was my adopted mom but I have a picture of when she was baptized in a lake and there is an angel in the sky and a chair or thorne. I believe God gave us each other and that she was with me for spiritual development. She past away 9 years ago and didn't notice many signs since than because I was involved with my boyfriend that just passed away. However, the day the funeral person came to get her body he said he was a Navijo Indian and I can't prove my mom was Navijo but she always said she was part Navijo and was happy about it. Also when they went to put my boyfriend in hospice. To get to the place his mom put him in was right past a place my mom have lived in right before she moved to the place she past away at.

jay, Canada 2 years ago

thanks lyn, you are right. I have heard my aunts call my name in the middle of the night while I was sleeping. my one aunt died five years ago she woke me up by calling my name. It was so loud I sat right up in bed . My second aunt died two years ago same thing happened again at night. this kind of sense I have started about 21 years ago I was in a bad fire. An airplane I was working on exploded , it threw me 70 feet I was on fire head to toe. I was fanning my arms they were both covered in flames... then that's when I heard a voice in my head clear as day! do not fan your arms, stop, lay down. There was so much mayhem going but all I heard was the voice, it was loud, calming, comforting and clear . When I awoke in the hospital a week later in the burn ward the doctors said I should be dead. tbey asked who pulled me out from the fire I said no one, no one was around and I asked why? they told me I had a hand print burn out line on my hand. I couldn't see it for the bandages until two weeks later. It was all to clear, you could see a hand outline on my hand and where the hand out line was it was not burnt. My right hand was totally brunt, finger nails fell off a real mess it was.Now my left hand still to this day you can see where someone grabbed me by my hand, it was not burnt except where the hand outline stopped. Ever since then I see smoke, here voices and get the feeling I am being watched. I saw my grandmother dancing in her blue dress in my dream one night years ago. she used to love to buy lotto tickets and one week later I checked a ticket I bought a month before and found I won money. I guess she was trying to tell me in my dream. Sorry for talking about so many different parts of my life but there is still a lot more to tell. Until then god bless you

AdamMc9922 2 years ago

Hi my grandad passed away at 73,2 days before my birthday althought he had 10 other grandchildren i was his favourite,i grew up with him and my nan he was a second dad to me, but sadly he died of nemonia after having a major surgery to remive cancer cells and tumors. We had got the coffin in his house he loved wearing his hats but my mother and uncles had choosed not to put a hat in the coffin i was attending a party to take my mind of the shock of the death so at my house my little sister was asleep my dad was downstairs and my brother was lying in bed he is 6. As my dad walked up the stairs my little brother said daddy why did you come in, my dad replied i was checking if you were ok, my brother then said im just tired but you made granda dan go away and in shock he listened what my brother had to say he said he looked happy and lovely in his clothes and had a nice bright light around him with a circle on top of his head.the day of the funeral was hard but in the church during his mass a light in the church changed colour and the mircophone the priest was using went a bit strange making noises when he wasn't talking. Later events occurred by my nan having a visit and a few days after the funeral my mother was begging for a sign, one day in the doctor the i will always love you came on these signs showed me and the family he was safe and doing fine. Today is also his birthday but yesterday there was a rining on my hotel room door and as we spoke of him the door rang and nobody was in sight was that him?

andrea 2 years ago

my mum came in my dream i got up and went into the corridor she stood there wearing a white and yellow dress she told me thank you i truly know what she ment.i ammediatly woke up.i also smell her cents her natural odour,her perfumes,and the cigarettes.

Justin 2 years ago

Hey I was wondering one of my close friends like a brother to me past away two weeks ago and last night I had a dream that I was on the phone with him and I was crying my eyes out so loud and he was telling me I love you and that he loves everyone and misses them but then he told me not to tell anyway I don't understand why he said that? But anyway it felt amazing hearing his voice and I even gave him a hug as well in the dream what does it mean?

juliet villar 2 years ago

My mom died two weeks ago. After her cremation last july 15, I entered her room for the first time after she died. I burst into tears upon seeing her clothes. I begged her to give me strength as i felt like sinking that time. After a few seconds, a brown butterfly suddenly appeared. It flew around me and almost landed on my cheek before staying for almost four hours on the ceiling near the door of her bedroom. I felt comfort after seeing that butterfly and I had no doubt it was my mom trying to comfort me in my weakest moments....

Derrlyn 2 years ago

In my dreams my husband picked out a light blue skirt for me to wear. I want to know what it means?

Melissa 2 years ago

My cousin passed away unexpectedly 3 weeks ago and he was like a brother to me at his funeral when the minister said every time you feel your hair pulled please note that was him I actually felt my hair pulled and after that I just got the chills last night I had a dream and he said hey beautiful which is how he always greeted me I said hey he said are you going to college I said nope he said if there is an available course I want you to take philosophy in honor of me and I woke up just crying

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Amber Cryer 2 years ago from Karnack, Texas

My mom passed away on July 22 at 2:10 pm. The craziest thing happened to be right before I received that dreadful phone call. My children and I were outside cleaning our yard, the temperatures weren't extremely hot that day...not as hot as usual anyway... All of a sudden i felt like all of my breath was being sucked out of me and my vision just went like white for just a few seconds. I sat down in the lawn chair and sprayed myself off with the water hose. Just a couple minutes later my phone rings and the hospice nurse was informing us that my mom had just passed. Do you think that feeling i felt was her spirit leaving her body or is that even possible? Has anyone else ever experienced anything like this?

smrlvn 2 years ago

Last night I had dream. I walked out to my back patio and my deceased brother in law was sitting at my patio table smoking a cigarette and drinking a beer just like when he was alive. I was shocked to see him and was walking toward him And he said hi and walked toward me with his arms stretched out and gave me a hug and then my alarm clock went off and I woke up. It was very real. Any thoughts? He's been gone several years and had not been on my mind recently. I remember thinking how strange and real it was when I woke up and I was really irritated that alarm clock interrupted the dream, because I felt like he was going to tell me something important.

lorraine 2 years ago

My husban pass days after his birthday.Aug 16/13 -9/5/13. On his pass i stay at his side at 3:00 some how I knew it was time I felt uncomfortable. I sit nex to him and just for asplit second i seen him rise up and look at me . I new .i play his favorite song until he fully descend home. I fill him all the time and often look for signs it's a wonderful feeling. Antwine❤

kelly 2 years ago

Today is my birthday , I just lost my dad months ago a hard birthday for me at midnight I kissed dads photo that my auntie sent me with a message saying happy birthday from dad and just started drifting off to sleep when our fire alarm which is electric beeped once : / your site has helped me believe it really was dad thankyou x

Gerry 2 years ago

I was just told that when we die we either go to Heaven or Hell, and what I thought was my deceased father visiting was a demon in disguise.

Lisa 2 years ago

My brother passed 45 years ago. Lately, I have been receiving more and more signs. My young son bought a cd of songs he used to listen too (not knowing this fact). I even looked up the news article about the car accident he died in. References to him have come up more and more and a distinct aroma has been in my living room. The question is why now after all these years. His passing date was 10/11/69. Any idea why now?

my experience 2 years ago

My pop passed in 2005 from cancer.. i was like his favourite growing up, he adored and loved me so much.. As a little girl he would pick me up and spin me around in circles. I was his apple of his eye and he was like my 2nd father. Anyway when he passed i had a very difficult time accepting it. I pushed it aside and my life flipped upside down. I was smoking drugs and all sorts. My parents were in a church band and they were very committed to it. Growing up i was always travelling with them as they played their christian music to many people around the north island. Ok so 1year after my pops passing i had this dream! there was a crowd of people standing and watching on as my parents played their music. The song playing was trading my sorrows by jeremy camp. So i saw someone standing right in the middle of the crowd. A man looking at me with his arms wide open, and i realised it was my pop! and i ran towards him with the hugest smile ! i jumped into his arms so happily and joyfuly and in that moment...i was a little girl again! he lifted me up and spun me around in circles like he did when i was little. I was so overjoyed to see him again and i felt this dream was very very spiritual. I felt a complete peace, joy and i felt secure. But when i looked in his eyes i just sensed that he was very sad to leave me behind. But even still i knew in my heart he was in a better place where there was no pain no sorrows. He never spoke to me in my dream but i knew he came back to say goodbye to me, until we meet again. The moment was not very long and I wanted to stay. I didn't want to wake up. But i could feel the dream was coming to an end that we didn't have much time together and his eyes sadly said goodbye to me. And as he continued to spin me in circles...a bright white light ascended my vision till i could no longer see anything and as it did i felt this incredible peace and this love! just this promising feeling of love i can't even explain. I awoke from my dream an i opened my eyes but i was confused!! the bright white light was so blinding i couldn't see anything even though my eyes were wide open... it was truly unbelievable. It was as if i had been staring at the sun for a while and i blinked multiple times waiting for my vision to return and it took a good 30 seconds till i could see again. When my vision returned i just wanted to break down and cry! why??? because i actually felt worthy!! i felt special! very special. I felt very much loved an felt just peace upon my heart.. i couldn't believe what i had just witnessed. It was amazing ! and i told my parents but i don't think they really understood the meaning. If only they actually knew that morning what i had just experienced but even telling them didn't convince them because they never took it seriously. But it doesn't matter, i know god had blessed me and had allowed my pop to come back to say goodbye to me. And i knew in my heart how special i was to my pop even though he loved me and my sisters and brothers just as much! but to me i know my pop so much that i knew he would have asked god if he was allowed to come back and say goodbye to me. And i was actually kind of expecting that to happen even though i tried to push pops passing aside. Now i never cried after my pop passed because i never accepted his passing... but after all that time....that morning i finally released all my tears and i bitterly cried for my pop. I finally accepted that he was gone and yes i knew he was in a better place now. And All the good times all the loving times i shared with pop came flooding back to my mind, which made me cry even harder because i was going to miss pop so much!!! but time has passed i am now 23 years old and i no longer cry for pop because to me pop didn't die. He just no longer is in his physical body but he lives for eternity in spirit with the lord. To me life is a test and i believe we are in a spiritual battle every minute and second of every day. So we must equip ourselves with the armour of god. And at times i want to give up because this world is so corrupt. But im gonna keep trying because i really wanna see pop again and i really want to feel that peace and love again that only the lord can give us. Im trading my sorrows, im trading my pain, im laying it down for the joy of the lord. Amen!

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AngeShearer 2 years ago from Whangarei, Northland

I loved stereo often turns up and down by itself or my jug switches on yet im no where near it....I now know it's probably my dad saying hi.....thankyou

Ben 2 years ago

I have experienced most of them. I went for a walk today with my Springer Spaniel dog and when I looked up in the sky, a cloud shape looked exactly like my photo of my German Shepherd Dog who died 2003. Amazing. I have the gift and I have a Spirit Guide. I have experienced things such as Feathers, tingles, songs, and I use telepathy also. Last year when everything was really looking down and depressing, an old lodger/friend turned up at the front door! He was a lodger with us in 2001-2004 and became friends, he is South African and he left to do sports training and my family and me had a rough year and when Michael our lodger turned up out of the blue, it was amazing cos he is a happy bloke and brings inspiration to people. I believe my guide and the spirits were using him as a messenger to let us know things were going to be OK. Michael gave me inspiration to write a book as I am an artist and I could display my drawings in a book and I have done that. Spirits are amazing and the way they communicate is even more amazing.

Sandra 2 years ago

I have experienced all of the things you have mentioned here on almost a daily basis, my Father passed two years ago and very day I get signs, he cMe to me in a dream thT was so wonderful, EVERY time he comes to me he has the suit on that he wore in my wedding, I find shiney coins, feathers, he answers my prayers, songs that have clear messages to me, on my daughters birthday I was talking to him while driving the car, and a car got right in front of me with the license tag 1 Dec, that is my Dad's bday, I also had a dream where my Dad was with all my relatives who passed, and they all hugged me and told me they loved me.

Steve 22 months ago

Mom died 11-19-14 so a month ago i keep asking for a sign or come in a dream, nothing. I did see a ladybug on her light by her 2 sewing machines was there 3 or 4 days hardly moved moved a bit then a bit more then gone. No doing anything weird though. I keep waiting for something and nothing else

Billie jo 22 months ago

My dad passed away almost 5 years ago. And I believe I have been getting signs from him. His wind chimes started moving on its own and a pair of sissors started spinning on counter. What could it mean

susan 22 months ago

I found this site on Facebook because a friend posted it. I have a question. When I was 15 a small black bird flew at my head. Scared me a lot. The next day my mother died. 6 months later a small black bird flew through an open window at me. My dog died 2 days later. Before both my grandmothers died I was visited by a small black bird. Again when my dad and a brother as well as my husband's grandmother. All my life I fear black birds flying at me because I know they are warning or preparing me of an impending death. I don't find it comforting, in fact it is frightening to have a bird fly right at you. Why such a violent warning if they want to prepare me for a death?

Trudy 22 months ago

Good read!

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Georgina_writes 22 months ago from Dartmoor

Great article! I've had so many events like those you mention happen to me. Right now, I get lots of feathers. Rating up and following.

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erorantes 22 months ago from Miami Florida

I like your hub. The way your thoughts about the spirit of the people we love. It is good. It gives hope of having their spirit around us. It is true. Their spirit manifest in different way. People talked about it often. I hear many stories. I believe. After death, some people travel through the electricity to go visit their love ones. Your hub is fascinating. You did a marvelous job.

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deborahmorrison1 22 months ago from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Interesting hub. Especially informative about ways our loved ones can communicate with us after they have passed on. So, we need to pay attention to these signs and messages. Also, we can find comfort in knowing that our loved ones are alright and are still connected with us, and watching over us, it is just that they are doing so from 'the other side' now. I have personally experienced some of these signs and messages from loved ones that are listed in this hub. Also, I have felt the presence of loved ones even after they have passed on.

katherine barror 22 months ago

Thank you for this article. Most folks think I'm crazy after sharing my experiences after my fiancé passed away. He had gone missing the night before and the next morning as I sat crying, asking out loud for him to let me know he was okay, I felt a hand passing through my hair. I knew then that he was gone. In the days following, I felt his presence almost continually. While boxing up our belongings (was in process of moving cross country) I found a card he hadn't had the chance to give me. It was about soul mates, he had written that even death couldn't separate us. I have felt his weight and warmth against my back while in bed. I am glad to know that I'm not alone in my belief that Bryce never left me, he is just here in a different manner.

Pat Walker 21 months ago

My brother passed away 8 yrs. ago. I was with him and revived him twice before he died. Since then, every time I cannot find something, I ask for his help. I and my sister do this and we find what we were looking for soon after. He also wakes me up by calling my name when I need to wake someone else up for work. I also saw lots of dragon flies in his backyard that were not there before. It is like he has brought all my deceased loved ones with him to visit. I believe it is him. We were very close and he even took me in when I had nowhere to live. I miss Earl every day.

jenjenusa 21 months ago

I lost my father 13 years ago at the age of 48. There is not a day that goes by that he is not thought of. Quick question though: I see the time 10:23 all of the time. I mean all of the time. Coincidentally it is also my birthday. Is there a significance with these numbers?

Karen 21 months ago

Thank you for writing this. my mum passed suddenly in July 2013 aged 65. I have had many signs from her, songs, perfume especially. I bought a pandora charm (mother & daughter) around the one year anniversary. Not long after I had a dream in which my mum visited me, told me she couldn't stay long. I was so excited to see her, I just couldn't stop telling her about stuff that had happened since she passed. I woke up remembering clearly but felt annoyed because I never got to ask her how she was, tell her I missed her, that I loved her. I asked her to come back. A few nights later she did. This time I got to show her my pandora charm & she said to me I know, I've seen it love! She said here, I have something for you. She took a charm of her bracelet & handed it to me. I woke up feeling happy & felt comforted for the first time since she passed. I draw a pic of the charm warm had given me, looking up on the pandora site. I found it. It is called angel wings. I was completely blown away! And yes I bought it! Brings me so much comfort x

jesse 21 months ago

my lights at the front of my house flicker, then stops, goes of the first try and then works on second or third try recently I thought they needed new bulbs after (I thought) they needed changing but every time I went to change there were spider webs and Ill wait for someone else help me. At the time for some reason a friendship had gone sour, when I got home that day I tried the lights and they came on brighter than ever, I lost my sister 40 years ago and she is my gardian angel. Fi Fi

Lisa Werk 21 months ago from Waterloo, Iowa

My boyfriend passed unexpectedly in May 2013. I fully believe in the ability to communicate with spirits and that they send us signs...and I believe my Tommy is using music to send signs to me. Shortly after he passed, and I was lost in my head with lots of unresolved issues we had, questions I had about some hidden health issues that he had, and specific feelings of guilt that wouldn't go away, I entered a room to The Eagles playing "Already Gone" (...and I'm feeling strong...) Somewhat of a relief in my state of mind. This happened several times. On one particularly rough day I went to his grave, and found a caterpillar crawling on the headstone. Thought that was pretty cool, and at the same time wondered why a caterpillar? I always assumed it would be a butterfly. Hmmmm. Aren't caterpillars just butterflies that haven't received their wings? This led to some deeper thinking and concerns that he was just "out there" somewhere, lost, in limbo or something and it was rather disturbing. By this time, I am crying, begging him to come through with a sign to ease my pain and worries, to let me know that he is safe. Nothing. Now I am mad at him. And I am leaving. In the truck, glancing back to his grave and speaking out loud of my disappointment, I turned the key....Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers....."I'm learning to fly, but I ain't got wings...." I don't think my sign could get any clearer. I miss him with all my heart and soul and I hear the 2nd year is the hardest, but I find comfort from my experience in the cemetary that afternoon.

me 20 months ago

hi im not a spurtal person but i want to know could any one explain this for me my daughter is 4 today and last night i went to kiss her at 12am for her birthday i notice she was very warm so i took her blanket down and seen a bright white dot going from her sholders and moving rite to her feet ? anyone ever heard of this b4 ?

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Angela Beamon 20 months ago from Mount Morris, Michigan

I lost my boyfriend of twenty years on 1/23/14. Its been a hard, long year with out him. We were inseparable. I haven't had too many signs from my boyfriend since he passed, except for the white feathers I've found. But i guess the biggest sign i received was new years eve of this year. I had fallen a sleep waiting for the ball to drop. I was suddenly awaken just as the count down got to ten, i was watching tv and out of no where, this smokey mist shows up in my room. It lingered for a minute or so then was gone. A few nights later, it appeared again, but it came right up to my face.

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ZenandChic 20 months ago

I get signs and dreams a lot from the love of my life who died.

p.s. I love your books...

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Kristen Howe 20 months ago from Northeast Ohio

Great hub, Lyn. For me, it's been #6-8, when my mother died, almost a year ago this month. She stopped the wind chiming through the blinds and banged through the baseboard at my new home, all in the same week and day, back in mid-October. Beautiful tips on how to communicate with our loved ones. Voted up!

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MonkeyShine75 20 months ago from Los Angeles, California

I love this hub, and anything to do with spirit. My mom has come to me several times. One of the good things about seeing a loved one is that you know for a (unprovable) fact

there is life after death.

It all sort of takes away the fear of dying.

Vote it up

gail Holloway 20 months ago

thank you so much for all this information. My fiancé was murdered January 11th 2014 I am having a very hard time getting over it, but I definitely have gotten signs. He turned on a radio and he changed my screensaver to a picture of him that I did not even have.I ask every night for him to visit me in a dream... Still patiently waiting.I just cannot seem to stand up and brush myself off from this one.I truly believe that I will never be the same since Clifford was brutally and savagely murdered, just trying to go to work only half hour after leaving home he was dead.

20 months ago

Hi I received a voicemail from a male voice on my phone it sounded like he was in a tunnel like another place what a blessing..all he said was hey Johnny idk if he's wanting help to look for a johnny.before tht I also received another voicemail from a male saying goodnight to me also far away sounding.. Before tht was my sister tht passed saying she was gonna be home late.. I see orbs round me when I'm alone at night I can feel energy at times idk y me or y I can feel energy I also can feel other people's energy when I really don't wanna feel it and to me it's overwhelming sometimes can u yell me y? Id like to learn how to control the energys I'm feeling from ppl

Janean 19 months ago

Is he really here with me?

1. Scott's funny faces in my dreams

2. We had been looking for the lint roller for weeks , found it clearly in my face under the sink next to the dishwasher soap on March 9, 2015.

3. The other night at 10pm my balloon that says "thinking of you" was at the top of my kitchen area ceiling cuz the cat chewed the string off. Well at 242am I woke up in bed and the balloon was floating in front of my closet doors. When I told my mom this story, she immediately had a heart to heart with Scott she was so upset of the heartache this has caused us all. She went and got her bible, closed her eyes, opened the bible to any page and put her finger down. There it said, they have come - the days of recompense.

4. The morning of his funeral his friend posted on facebook, if you ever see a red bird think of Scott coming to comfort and visit you. I opened my blinds minutes later and there was three red birds fluttering around in the trees.

5. March 15 Sunday , it has been a week . As I sat on my patio I couldn't help but notice a small robin in my yard. I was talking to my sister Amanda about life and death and drugs and the bird stayed with us the whole 30 minutes in the same spot. Today I got out of the house to sit in the sunshine to try and clear my head, as I sat at Amanda's a small white butterfly kept passing by. I made it to 6pm without breaking down in tears. I drove home to let it out and to yell at God , why me, why Scott? Why why why. I beg for more signs of Scott to be okay. My trigger , the cat Scott loved, came to my bed and licked all over my face and to lay on my chest til I stopped crying.

Does this mean anything?

lost 19 months ago

I was trying to read and I can't do that at this time. I lost a sister today. I am happy she will no longer suffer and I am happy she is with our mom now as she wanted to be. Just wished I knew more about the spiritual realm as I do about life on this earth.

shannan 19 months ago

I was caring for my Dad who had vocal cancer We lost him last month on the 13th her at home, I know he is still with me and my husband when the they came to pick him up 45 minutes later our lights flickered, we have had doors open, dad loved pepper and the pepper fell off the shelf, I have seen shadows and our dog just sits and stairs off like he sees things. I also felt something rubbing my head a couple times I thought I was losing my mind but im reading these other posts and it helps. Me and my Dad were close We have took care of him since july. We love him and miss him dearly

J.Solo 18 months ago

Very thoughtful read

Susan P. 17 months ago

My mom passed on April 4th. I live in California, she lived in Denver...I had surgery scheduled for the 2nd of April, and under threat from my sisters :), I did not reschedule so I was not there to hold her hand when she passed. That same Saturday, the 4th, I had an appointment with a medium that I scheduled 3-4 weeks prior to my mom passing. I decided to keep the appointment. I did not tell her mom passed, she did not know my mom was even ill...yet, the message delivered was from a skinny, pushy gray haired woman (my mom!) saying to take care of myself, and it was OK that I wasn't there...I started to cry and explained that my mom had passed that morning. On mother's day, May 10th, my brother found a nickel on his doorstep when he went to pick up the paper. The nickel is dated 1962, his birth year. That same morning around 7 a.m., I was awakened by the strong scent of men's Avon cologne. We all had a huge laugh over the amount of Avon she had stashed over the years when we went through her Denver. I'm in San Diego, a month later and the scent woke me up. My 21 year old niece and 18 year old nephew reported that Grandma had been "walking" through their dreams the prior week. She smiled, waved and was gone. She's with us. We just have to pay attention.

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fpherj48 17 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

lyn......Well, I have cried through your hub, but I managed to absorb every word. I have been given signs via one or all of the means you have listed. The truth is, I had never "looked" for signs. This made the events even more impressive to me and literally shook my emotions.

At first, I could not even explain how I realized (knew) they were signs. (Do you understand what I'm trying to express?) It was as though along with the sign, there was a "poke" of some sort to awaken me of it's meaning.

My beloved sister has appeared to me in the most incredibly strange & unsettling ways and places and times.....always as a pure yellow butterfly. I won't take up your space with details.

I KNOW it is her. Of course, I'm not comfortable telling just anyone. So many closed-minded people think you need some meds and a long rest. I won't subject myself nor my dreams & experiences to ridicule.

It's wonderful and comforting to be able to share these things with someone who can relate......Thank you for this touching hub. UP++++ Peace Paula .....shared, tweeted & pinned.

RobinM 17 months ago

Dear fpherj48.......Firstly, I am sorry for the loss of your sister, and I hope you find some peace knowing that the signs we se or don't see, are very much real!

So happy to read your post, because I too have had the largest bright, mellow-yellow (if that makes any sense to you) butterfly appear in my back yard, several times! And, a little white one actually fluttered in front of my face, and bumped into my nose and then moved back as if it came up to kiss me. And, as badly as I want to tell somebody these things, I feel like they might think I've lost my marbles so I am selective with whom I share my stories with.

My beautiful 15 year old Son, and only child died in 2005. I have had many signs, including what I believe to be a visitation in a dream - Pure white, he was smiling so big the whole time, and we held hands like we always did. I know we talked for what seemed like hours, but it was through telepathy.

Anyway, about that Big Beautiful Yellow Butterfly - it was by far, the largest one I've ever seen. I tried researching Large Yellow Butterflies, and could not find one that was anywhere close to its size, or its beauty. I also had the most amazing experience at the cemetery when my mother and I went to visit my Son. As we were sitting there, there was this incredible calmness, and we looked up to see thousands upon thousands of Monarch Butterflies flying right over us. We were both frozen with amazement, watching something that was so unexpected happen at just the right time. We found out later on the news that the Monarchs were migrating south to San Juan Capistrano, as they do each year. We just think we were in the right place at the right time, and if anyone could orchestrate something so spectacular, and awesome, to let us know he was still near, my Son would have tried his darndest to do just that!

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fpherj48 17 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

Robin.....I'm afraid I'm a soft touch. You have me literally sobbing. I wish I could hug you. My mind nearly shuts down completely simply flat lines when I even begin to imagine losing a child.

My experience in losing a 22 mo. old grandson to a senseless and tragic death was closer than I'd ever come to losing my mind. As may be expected, my overly powerful maternal instincts kicked in on sheer "auto pilot," knowing that my son, who was in complete pieces with all consuming grief, needed me and my strength more than he ever had before.......Another story, another time, Robin.

The reality is, my life as far back as I can recall is a continual stream of "loss" of loved ones, who can never be replaced nor forgotten and who I miss painfully, every day of my life. Each & every one of them is with me perpetually.

Your story of the butterflies overwhelms me, Robin.....truthfully I could feel what you and your mother had to have felt. This is simply awesome and I believe you are correct in believing your son orchestrated this scenario.

I would love for you and I to be able to communicate. Since you are a guest user & I have no contact info for you, should you choose to write me further, my private email is

One more thing I'll share. If you click onto my writer's profile name (in blue) next to my profile will take you to my own Hubpages site. If you are interested, there you will find my 4-part series of a synopsis of significant memories of my life. "My Journey to the Woman I am Today" 1-2-3 & 4. Also, the hub about my grandson, Johnathon to whom my series is dedicated.

Sending you blessings of peace, love and beauty.....Paula

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Dundalouis 17 months ago from Syracuse, New York

I would love to know if my uncle has made it to the other side. I might of missed the signs. Now that I have came across this site and feast my eyes with the knowledge of seeing the signs. my eyes are peeled. I would love to see a sign "now" Would I ever get to see a sign even if we left in bad terms ? I feel guilt and lot's of regret. Everyday I think of him.

Luis H.

CarmyUK 17 months ago

Thankyou Lyn for this hub, I have loved reading some of the entries, and will certainly return to read more. I lost my husband 13mths ago, I have lots of lovely signs, too many to mention, even a photo of a cloud in the shape of his initial and on cropping the photo, clearly his face too, I showed to lots of people who knew him, to me it's photographic proof. Not long after he passed a black cat (always a lucky sign for me) sat in the middle of our path looking towards the house, caught my eye from the kitchen window, just stared right at me,the intense feeling I got at that moment was to wave at the cat....I laughed at myself hoping no one was looking at me waving to a bloody cat, but deep down I know it was Eddie, I am a believer, I think it opens your mind more .

Could I ask a question if anyone can help....I had a smell engulf me a couple of months before Eddie passed, long story but I feel that was a warning, yesterday that same smell was very strong in my salon and my customer could smell it (so I know I'm not going mad! ) is this someone else ? We identified the smell like a woody smell nothing that means anything to me, It made me distressed rather than comfort !!


Jackjames333 17 months ago

My mother passed away 2 1/2 months ago from lung cancer. This morning at 5:00 AM, I was awoken from what seemed to be knocking on my bedroom window. As my apartment is on the third floor, needless to say I was a bit startled. At first I thought it was the wind moving my mini blinds, since my window was open, but there was no wind. It did it again, sounded like four knocks. My cat jumped of the bed, and went to the reclining chair just under the window and stared at it. I got up, opened the blind, and nothing was there. I thought it had to be a bird. It wasn't window taping, it sounded like it was from the window frame. I immediately thought it was a sign from my mom, since I prayed just that night and asked god to please let me know she is at peace and with her sisters and loved ones who passed on.

I was talking to my brother and wife today, and they said it also happened to them at their bedroom window, and that never happened to them and they built their house in 1994, 21 years ago. I've been living where i am for 17 years, first time it happened. They said it sounded like knocking, and when they checked, it was a robin that was doing it. It happened on Thursday, my mother's birthday. He said it was at 5:00 AM, same time it happened to me this morning. When it happened to them, my sister-in-law said to my brother, it was mom letting us know she's okay. My brother told me, it kept happening every morning except today. I truly believe my mom was letting us know she's okay.

casie carson 15 months ago

I got my proof i asked my dad to give me sign with a 1902 penny headsupthe only thing was i was not the one that found it it was my father inkaw i believe

Evelyn 15 months ago

My 44 yr old son passed away in 2007 setting at my computer one day I felt a cold breeze next to my shoulder, I am a skeptic of these things , but have been wondering since if that was a sign coming from him!

Rob 15 months ago

In Sept of 1969 I lost my mother who was 38 years old. I always had a bond with her and was there holding her hand as they shut the machines down and she started her journey. For years I was drawn to her headstone and still feel a pull on my soul despite it being 2015 now. In 2007 I lost my partner of many years to the same thing that took my mother ( massive cerebral hemmorage) very suddenly, no warning. I have two Yorkies that we raised together and here are times at night and during the day when they appear to be listening to something or somebody and get very excited. The male will sit outside my partners home office door that remains closed and just watch the door. I have been out at a store before and heard my partners voice with the deep southern drawl and I look all around. The pain of the loss of these two very important people who were a major part of my life is immeasurable . Are the dogs and I connecting with somebody. I have been in the hospital with many health issues and never feel alone . I have had such detailed and colorful dreams of my partner and my mom and both have on occasions told me that "it's not time yet" . What does that mean? What does it all mean..

Carolyn 14 months ago

My husband passed away Monday. We have been seperated for a little over a year. Even so, we still taked regularly. We were just to stubborn individuals that couldn't live together but it didn't mean we didn't love each other. Tommie and I had always had a very stronge attraction to one another. I really feel like I lost a very big part of my heart. Since is not with him when he passed and it had been a week since we talked my heart was breaking to tell him how much I loved him and I started to wonder if he knew it. I have not been much of a believer in this of this nature. I woke up this morning very early, which is unusual for me. I went outside and was sitting on the porch of the house we once shared together. I had had my morning cry and my head so full of regrets when a kitten that never comes near me came up and scrated me on my side. I yelled and at that moment looked up in the sky. What I say at that moment was a clould that looked just like an angel wing with a line drawn through it, on that line I saw "Carolyn wife". I closed my eyes and looked back up, to the left I was what appeared to be to spirits, not angels but person like one male one female. There was two lines that connect ed them and above the man was like an opening, he was fading away, she wasn't and during this time they continued to stay connected through those to lines. As I sat there with tears in my eyes I saw another line, it said " Tommie Lynn", which is my husbands name, below it, "I love you". As I sat there a little longer, I was where the angel wing was a heart shaped cloud that beside it was "me here too". As I looked back over where I saw the two spirits, for lack of better word, I saw "caro love". I know this sounds extremely crazy and so so unbelievable. I feel as though I am going crazy. Please, please someone expain this, was it real or is my greif just that so overwhelming. My husband Tommie was heavy into Native American Culture. Could it be possible this was all real?

Melissa A 14 months ago

I am so fortunate to have all 10 happen to me ❤️

I had come out of 43 years of medical myself, brain surgery, cancer, bacterial meningitis twice, total of 11 surgeries & flat lined a few times, three months before my husband was diagnosed w terminal brain cancer. I took care of him myself & he lived 1-1/2 years longer than ever expected.

We had a love for 20 years that was quite rare & very much connected from the day we met. So it isn't a surprise that he is still with me after he passed ❤️

Our story seems to have been spread a lot lately & I have even been asked to write a book about our life etc. Who knows what's next I'm just grateful to have had such a love that he is still with me

tanya read 14 months ago

My 17 yr old son Nicolas passed away on 5/17/15; on the 15th he was coming home from volunteering at the Special Olympics in Nashvile with his girlfriend and her mom, when they were hit by a drunk driver. My son had massive head trauma but held on long enough for his dad and i to be able to find recipients for his organs. He was supposed to graduate high school the 16th

Our last text exchange was one of i love you. My children are my everything; a third of my heart went with him. This blog has given me some hope that maybe all the butterflies i have seen were from him

Thank you.

Nicole Facciolo 11 months ago

My Mommom passed away in March of 2012. Ever since then, when my parents go to our beach trailer, the radio is always on when they open the door.

Last year, I stayed home from work sick and I have "touch lights" next to my bed...I woke up in a panic because I didn't feel well and the light turned on by itself and turned right back off. I knew my Mommom was there making sure that I was alright. She always knew how to make me feel better.

Kara 11 months ago

I truly believe the departed are capable of sending signs! Love reading articles about it. Please check out my blog where I talk about signs my brother has sent me and my family. He was 21 when he passed away and sends owls to us.

Deidre Diener 8 months ago

On July 31,1992, my oldest daughter, Julie, hydroplaned into an oncoming car on Rainbow Drive in Rainbow City, and there was a Rainbow over her car accident. My husband's office was Rainbow Family Practice Center. For months after her death I saw rainbows everywhere and I knew

that was a sign from her that she was ok.

At Piece 8 months ago

This came to me at the perfect time. I lost the love of my life Jan,12 2016. Our 23rd anniversary would have been Feb,14 and His birthday would have been Feb,22. My Dad's 30th anniversary of death was Jan,9! My Love has let me know that he is here with me.

Rhonda 6 months ago

My husband died a little over a year ago..from colon cancer and it was an horrendous death..About a month after his death I had fallen asleep in his recliner in the middle of the afternoon. I awoke with a start because I saw walking thru the kitchen to tell our grandkids would be home from school soon and I needed to wake up. I have not seen anything like that since. But I have dreams of some of our dates we went on..and once in awhile a bird will sit on the clothes pole and look straight into the family room window....Not sure if these are signs from him or just my imagination.

edy 6 months ago

This is a very helpful article. I lost my mum on February 2016 and it like my whole life has come to an end.but I know she is ok because she came to me in a dream and she was smiling and happy.i miss her but kknowing she is happy keeps me going.

Bill 5 months ago

Good article.

I lost my Mom, who lived with me for 20 years and was in my care for four, on May 13. The people at the hospice told me to talk to her, and I've been stunned by the number of random responses from her I've gotten.

At one point, she told me clearly, "Take advantage of the freedom you now have." Her care became pretty labor intensive in the last few months.

Those random thoughts from her are fairly frequent. When I become emotional, she implores me to "Pull yourself together." Mom always hated to see me sad.

I felt like it was wishful thinking, or I was cracking up. I have taken her passing very hard. Your article makes me feel sane and gives me some hope.

Floss 5 months ago

My best friend passed away February this year. I miss him everyday and it was just yesterday I was driving home from work and all of a sudden there was a very strong smell of his cologne he wore, my windows were up in the car and I was the only present in the car. A friend of mine told me to google what this meant and I come across your page. Thank you so much for helping me now understand, a lot of the signs you've talked about I've experienced since his death. I can't express how much your page has helped me deal with his death now I know that he is still close to me ❤️❤️

Viviea 4 months ago

My sister past away abruptly 1 week before her 40th birthday it been 11 years and I dream of her sometimes. Last night I had a different dream it felt as it was real. We where hanging out laughing and going to store. We where on our way to appt because we both kept talking about where we had to be. We separated and I called her name and she came right and we continue to look around. I slept later then I have slept but I was calm and felt peace from dream but didn't understand it.

Teahna 4 months ago

Hi my name is Teah and I lost my mom 2 years ago..I haven't really noticed any signs and I've been wanting to see her or any signs to let me know that she's with me or watching over me..she hasn't visited me in my dreams and my sister says she has visited her in her dreams...I can't stop thinking about how bad I want to feel her presence again..could she be around and maybe I'm just not being aware?

Hannah 4 months ago

I never really believed in signs of someone who has passed until last night. Within 3 weeks I have lost 2 loved ones. And last night my step dad phil called me in my dream. I was confused & told him i thought you were dead, he chuckled ( exactly his chuckle that i remember ) and he said no I am not dead. I am alive and I am here. I want you to know I am okay. I woke up shocked. I couldn't believe what I just experienced. His voice was so clear & seemed all to real. I have been trying to hold back my tears as I am still in shock. But i realized he called me to tell me that I am not alone and to stop holding on to anger & guilt that has built up. I am finally at peace knowing he is still here with me & he spoke to me. Thought i would share.

Patty 4 months ago

My sister and I have always had this inkling inside that we were 'different' because we had dreams along with many other things that we knew were not normal, yet seemed normal to us.

My mom passed from breast cancer when I was in my mid 20's. She came to me that night, hollered in my ear as I was sleeping. I went back to sleep and she came to me in my dream. She was confused and actually stated 'why can't you see me'. At the moment of her passing she was in complete fear and kept saying 'no, I don't want to go'.

My dad was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in the summer of 2009 and passed in May 2010. I transitioned my father. I felt him leave through my body. It was truly the most heartbreaking and yet honoring experiences of my life. He has come to both my sister and myself. We have been devastated by his loss and for us, the grieving hasn't really stopped. I know that this is probably not normal, but it is our highest truth: We love and miss him so very very much.

There is a lot of turmoil going on in our lives since his passing. Right now the turmoil is pretty extreme. We are standing in our faith, prayers, etc. Yesterday, my sister was at the gym. She had just used the ladies room and was begining to lift weights when she felt she had to go again. She went to the same stall and lo and behold -- there was a penny. That's our sign from Dad. Today I woke up and went to heat up my coffee in the microwave and the clock was set to 888.88. There were no power surges as my coffee machine clock was fine. I know that when I took my vitamins before bed, I looked at the clock and it was 11:49 p.m.

Can they come and go forever?

MissPeabody 4 months ago

My dearest friend died recently. Before she passed she said she would come back to me. I was just texting a friend and as I sent it her picture showed up. The friend I texted got the photo. We cannot figure how this happened unless it was my dear one saying hello. I saved the text, so I have proof this happened.

Any comments?

DeannaSk 4 months ago

My mom passed away in April after a long battle with cancer. Before she passed away, we talked about a sign that she would send me to let me know she was with my dad and near. I chose a yellow bird, primarily because her favorite color was yellow/gold and she used to tweet to birds outside when I was a little kid.

About 5.5 weeks after she passed, I walked out of the house to take my oldest to school. Sitting on top of my Jeep was the brightest, most beautiful yellow finch. I approached it slowly, got about a foot or so from it and took a picture of it with my cell phone. Then, a bus came down the street, it hopped off the side of the Jeep (didn't fly away) and disappeared. What an amazing moment!

Now, 5.5 weeks later, I was leaving my house last night and as I started to drive down the street, I heard something hit the roof of my Jeep and roll off the back. Seeing a hint of yellow out of my rear view mirror, I turned around to see what it was. Yes... it was the yellow finch, and it was dead. I went on to my destination... completely shaken and wondering what that could mean. When I returned home, the bird was no longer in the middle of the road. I'm not sure if someone took it or what happened to it.

I am very confused by this... what could it possibly mean?

cmk 4 months ago

In the past 6 months I had two cousins who were siblings pass away. The latest one just a few days ago. Last night I dreamt that the first cousin who passed in January gave me a red long stick rattle like the Native Americans would use. She said her brother who just passed this week wanted to give it to me to keep the evil spirits away. I said, "Yes, the last time I saw him, he was shaking the rattle." Any idea what that might mean. I have also had lots of signs from others who have passed, loud songs, clouds in the shape of pictures, flickering lights, coins, birds and butterflies, and dreams.

Brooke 4 months ago

My fridge knocks once in a while only when im in the kitchen. Its like a rythum .. My cat stares at the wall wand meows who could it be?

phil miranda iv 3 months ago

My father pasted away one year ago. And i still feel his preasence everywhere but my dog he is chauriau and pitbull and he does a weird. Thing but the ghosts r messing with him and he stays near me for some reason is it my dad trying to tell me something pls i am scared

Helen 3 months ago

Hello Lyn. My best friend died in 2008 in a car accident, she was 19 years old. She comes to my dreams since then but not so often. Just once or two in the year (or maybe I just don't remember the rest ones). During the first 40 days she died, one night I was in my bedroom, playing with my mobile phone and she passed her hand in front of the mobile screen. I recognized it because her hands had a very distinctive shape. Till then I didn't believe in "ghosts" or after life presences. At that time I was conveinced. The only thing that is very weird for me is that after all these years when she comes in my dreams she never speaks, she just smiles. I talk to her but she just stares at me and doesn't dissappear.

Helen Mv 3 months ago

Hello Lyn. My best friend died in 2008 in a car accident, she was 19 years old. She comes to my dreams since then but not so often. Just once or two in the year (or maybe I just don't remember the rest ones). During the first 40 days she died, one night I was in my bedroom, playing with my mobile phone and she passed her hand in front of the mobile screen. I recognized it because her hands had a very distinctive shape. Till then I didn't believe in "ghosts" or after life presences. At that time I was conveinced. The only thing that is very weird for me is that after all these years when she comes in my dreams she never speaks, she just smiles. I talk to her but she just stares at me and doesn't dissappear.

Marie 3 months ago

My husband passed away and about 2 days later a vision appeared around 2:00 in the morning. Their was a light around the figure and they were smiling, but had no teeth in the front Who would that of been?

Phylis 3 months ago

My husband of 48 years passed 8 months ago. I have smelled his body scent. Once I had his cologne on my hands. He threw a waded up paper towel on my head the first time I went into the garage and was touching his tools. Last night I felt pressure on my arm when I went to touch it. It stopped. Then I felt pressure on the back of my neck, like use to do when alive. I do miss him so....

pattyCote 2 months ago

today is my birthday and I got a sign from my mom today.I saw a humming bird in my yard and I had never seen one there Niall the years I've lived there.My mom loved humming birds.I thought it was a coincidence ,but my son found a stuffed animal in the basement that I didn't know I still had and when you squeeze it it plays the song that my mother used to sing to my baby daughter .I now believe in some kind of afterlife and know that our loved ones are still with us.thank you Mom for the best birthday present ever.ILove you!

JULIE 2 months ago

wHAT A COMFORT to know that the scent of roses her favorite, the humming bird that looked in the kitchen window at me for atleast a minute her favorite bird, the vivid dreams of her but she never tells me where shes b een when I ask. These are things that have and are still happening sice our daughters sudden death in 1999.some of our animals have given signs.

Mary 2 months ago

I Have had dreams that have come true since I was about 10 years old In my house I here someone call my name no one is here a think of something and then I hear a loud sound it never stops And I Am Not Afraid Mary Pike

Mary 2 months ago

Forgot to tell you my Dad died when I was 7and my son died when I was 32 my ex husband died about 7 years ago I have always had dreams and sounds where ever I am songs play for my 1st husband and then a song will play about my 2nd Husband don't know what that means but like I said I Am Not Afraid Mary Pike

JANET ROCHON 2 months ago

My so loved husband passed last December 14, 2015 and I miss him with every cell in my body. I hear him whistle 5-12 times a day. Sometimes just a tune and sometimes I hear twinkle music. I Love him and miss him so much. We were married 33 years and 3 days before he went to heaven.

viv cowley 2 months ago

My beloved Dad who died just over a year ago, left me a sign a couple of weeks back after I asked him to get in touch if he could as Mum is very ill in hospital. I got up in the morning and there on my living room carpet was a DVD of family photos throughout the years that a family member had made up for us in 2011 and which had been neatly stacked away with my other DVD's, and which I hadn't played since it was made. How did it get away from the pile and end up on the carpet in the middle of the room when it most definitely wasn't there when I went to bed? Dad put it there of course, it was his much needed message to me. I wasn't scared when I saw it lying there, just a little shocked at first and then I remembered I had asked him for a message. Also when visiting Mum in hospital yesterday, there was a dragonfly constantly flying around outside the window and coming up to the window at times. I said to Mum, I bet it's Dad, not really meaning it, but intrigued nonetheless because there was no body of water outside where you will normally find dragonflies. Then today I find this site and read about insects, including dragonflies, being filled with our loved ones energy and I started to cry. I do think it was Dad again now. Thank you Dad for letting us know you are there. Love you ALWAYS xxx

Goldie 2 months ago

Since my husband passed away in Febuary of this year I have had so many signs and spiritual visits from him it has become a everyday thing. I embrace as a special gift from the higher power he has blessed me with this and I will always be thankful for this gift. I am never without him. Happy for what I have.

Jo-Ann 2 months ago

Interesting about the butterfly, when my Dad died, few days later He came to me in a Dream, He looked happy, smiling and young looking. I remembered he had on a white shirt, gray pants, and well groomed... he reached out to me and put on my shoulder a white butterfly at first I was hesitate and whoosh it away, but My dad was adamant and it landed on my shoulder and stayed there with wings flapping back and forth... The dream ended.

Kat 2 months ago

We have an odd sign, our bbathroom door gets locked from inside when people we know, pass over

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Robyne Haarhoff 2 months ago

Hi all....

On the 17th of August my boyfriend passed away after a year long battle with cancer. I have been struggling to come to terms with his passing and I have been doing my research about signs that our loved ones send to us. I came across this awesome page today and I must say it has been the most informative. My mom and I were discussing his passing aswell as the passing of my gran 4 years ago when all of a sudden a male and female wild bird flew in from outside through the front door and landed on the curtain rail in the living room where we were sitting. They then circled around for a bit and then flew out. This immediately brought my mom and I to tears... please can anyone give me their views on this.... it would be greatly appreciated.

Leigh Tully 2 months ago

I've experienced the scents and just the feeling that someone is with me.. Electricals? My downstairs tv always gets switched off at the plug(left in) numerous times the TV has been switched on, at the wall and it blares...when I go down to switch it off I always expect to see someone... Anyone heard of this happening before? I'm a bit scared sometimes when it happens. Help, please...???? Xx

Shanta 8 weeks ago

I had a dream with my deceased great grandparents, Luv of my life, my sons dad and another person I care deeply for and I'm not sure what it meant. Can you help me? 6 weeks ago

How do I tell if my dad prententsor my best friend rick is with me now

Desiree spruell 3 weeks ago

I have seen my maw maw link and paw paw bill after they passed away. I'm confused about what this means.

Dawn gates 2 weeks ago

My sister gave me several signs. One special time was my mom's birthday 2015 and my other sister called to sing happy birthday to my mom with me as we ended the song, a ceramic dish fell over a foot off her TV stand. My mom said I hear you Nadine. It gave me chills. Also I feel one of my niece's (her granddaughter that wasnt born before she passed away)have her spirit in her. She likes everything my sister did, butterflies, coloring, purple, so much more. For some reason my mom,other sister and myself are so drawn to her more than her other 5 siblings. We always see special things in her. The for info. Gives me more to look for to see signs of her visiting us!!

Ingrid Andersen 2 weeks ago

Trying to come in contact with my husband who died 10 months ago but never succeed. Is it that he does not care?

Lisa 2 weeks ago

my dad has been passed for 7 years my mom passed away 6 months ago. i have alot of dreams of them both but i had a dream about my mom wearing like a white gown and she was holding a baby. this dream for some reason has me feeling a bit odd. i cant figure out what shes trying to tell me.

Jas 2 weeks ago

How can this be, is this real

Tom 13 days ago

My Dad passed away yesterday morning. I fell asleep last night for about 90 minutes. I was awakened by something, I looked at my hands and in the palm of my left hand I saw something that looked very, very much like the multi-colored image on your website (2nd image after the butterfly) and in this colorful image I saw what appeared like a butterflies wings beating rapidly. I opened my mouth and said, "It's okay Tommy". I knew I was not saying it, rather it was my father saying it to me. I then felt a slight pressure on my chest that proceeded straight through my chest and out of my back. I was convinced it was my father passing through my chest and exiting out of my back. I felt incredible joy and relief. The entire experience only lasted a few seconds, but it was beautiful and wonderful. I thanked my father and God for what happened and sobbed in my joy. I woke my wife and told her about it.

After about an hour I went to our computer typed in a few words and was brought to this website. When I clicked on it I saw a butterfly and smiled. I scrolled down without reading and next saw the multi-colored image and knew that it was what I had seen. I am sure that it was my Dad or God giving me some comfort during my time of greatest need. Thank you.

peter marshall 13 days ago

I have a book store in Salt Lake City, Utah that is haunted i have over 20 ghost or more i'm on google. I had a brother that passed away 8 years ago we were close he is still here watching over me, I have had 3 men come in and have disappeared the one i see the most is a pilot from his clothes they look to be from the 1970's i have seen him about 3 times wanders around goes down the hall towards the back door and goes through a solid wood door, There is to many to write about. I do have a cd player in the front of my store some time it is flashing a mores code they used in vietnam my brother did 2 tours and came home, there is many things like this happening in my store for over 30 years and many odd things like this in my home.

I'm Utah Book & Magazine in S.L.C.

LynRagan i have read your comments great. Thank You P.M.

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