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how can I explain this?

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helsi Fri 28-Jan-05 23:22:04

A while ago now I was having a bit of a hard time and got upset one night in the bath by myself. I started taklking to myself but actually addressing my late grandad (if you know what I mean) asking him to help me sort things out and help me through. I told him I mised him and needed to know if he was around me (he died over 20 years ago). A couple of nights later I had gone to sleep in the spare room (don't know why) and something woke me up (don't know what). All of a sudden I smelt my grandads tobacco smell really strongly in the room. I didn't look up or anything but I just felt really peaceful and comforted (never felt peace like it before). Do you think it could have been something or just my sub concience being aware of what I had been thinking two days previously? I have not smelt that smell since I was 9 years old but I knew what it was straight away.

Laylasmum Fri 28-Jan-05 23:25:17

don't think theres any real proof on things like this but have heard stories like this before. my cousin died 20 yrs ago in a car crash and the night he died his mum says she was woken as the room was suddenly very hot and there was a bright light by the window - she found out a few hours later that he had died! who knows but if it gave you comfort who cares ?

ionesmum Fri 28-Jan-05 23:51:32

I wouldn't worry about explanations, just be happy that you have been blessed by being comforted when you needed to be.

munnzieb Fri 28-Jan-05 23:56:08

It's prob just he knew you were stressed and was there to tell you not to worry. I have similar occurances, don't stress out about it, just take it as it comes!

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