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Viscount Adare - Experiences in Spiritualism with Mr D D Home – 27 We saw this crucifix waving in the air between us and the window

Identifier

024802

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

A description of the experience

EXPERIENCES IN SPIRITUALISM WITH MR. D. D. HOME. BY VISCOUNT ADARE, [Windham Thomas Wyndham-Quin 1841-1926] WITH INTRODUCTORY REMARKS BY THE EARL OF DUNRAVEN. [Viscount Adare's father]  [1869]

No. 45.

Last night I slept in Home's room at Ashley House. I did not go to bed till past three. Soon after I was in bed, there were evidences of a very strong influence in the room ; and we saw lights and heard sounds, as if someone was endeavouring to make their voice audible to us ; and we heard a sound like footsteps. We then had a very beautiful manifestation.

There is a plaster of Paris crucifix, about one foot in length, hanging on the wall over Home's bed. We heard something being moved on the wall, and presently saw this crucifix waving in the air between us and the window. I could see nothing holding it; it appeared to move of itself. A spirit then said, by raps on the cross “It is to shew you that we do not fear the symbol of the cross; we should, like you to kiss it."

The crucifix was then brought, or, as it appeared to me, moved of itself, close to my face and was placed upon my lips. I kissed it, and it was then taken away to Home's bed and placed upon his lips. He did the same. They then said, ”We also will now kiss it." The crucifix was moved away some distance, and we heard a sound of someone kissing it three times, but saw nothing.

 They then said, through the alphabet, that they had something to tell me next Sunday ; and that the same spirit that had spoken to us, through Home, the Sunday before, would come again; that we were not to interrupt him by asking questions, but just to listen to what he said, as he had something of importance to tell us.

The source of the experience

Home, D. D.

Concepts, symbols and science items

Symbols

Science Items

Levitation

Activities and commonsteps

Activities

Suppressions

Being left handed
Inherited genes

Commonsteps

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