2014: The Enigma of Demonic Possession

Anneliese Michel Probably one of the more famous modern cases is the sad tale of Anneliese Michel. Born on September 21, 1952, Michel was diagnosed with having temporal lobe epilepsy at the age of 16. Michel was a German Catholic who lived in Leiblfing, Bavaria, West Germany. Her family is said to have been very religious and apparently attended Mass at least twice a week. Not having familiarity with Catholicism I can’t say whether that represents a normal amount or an “extreme” amount. I do think it’s worth noting her and her family’s deeply held religious convictions. I believe these beliefs may have played a part in the events which would unfold in her life. Around the time that Michel had gone off to college, in the ’70s, she suffered a third seizure while at a hospital where she was being treated for tuberculosis. The picture gets a little […] Read More

2008: Fairy Tales?

In the following stories, people are having encounters with Fairy-like creatures. Creatures which, for all that we know, shouldn’t exist.  Story related by Lisa A. This beautiful encounter with a faery or brownie took place on May 31, 2008, in Wyoming, Pennsylvania. Earlier that Spring, I met two Native American women who have had very vivid encounters with the Faery Realm, but I wasn’t sure if these interdimensional beings were real. I prayed that God would let me meet one of these “Nature Guardians” and I forgot my prayer. On Memorial Day weekend that May, our family got into a huge argument, resulting in my sister cursing out my father, slamming the door and taking my nephew with her. Our home fell into a gloom of sadness and depression that entire weekend, and I wasn’t looking forward to being home from work that following Monday. Monday morning came and […] Read More