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Shadow people are shadowy, silhouettes of human forms seen mostly at night, and are the most common form of ghost apparition people see. Shadow people seem to typically flee in the presence of people in physical bodies, especially if they realize they have been seen, and are reportedly viewed primarily out of the corner of one’s eye. Shadow people are not bound by walls or physical obstacles, as they may choose to move through them, while strangely, other shadow people seem to believe they have to go around physical objects. Shadow people are also known as dark shadows or shadow ghosts, and probably are the most misunderstood of entities seen. Shadow is indication of spiritual condition, and is the absence of light or truth. In other words, shadow people are disembodied humans who are lost, having not gone forward in life’s journey by refusing to go toward the light after the death of the physical body. Shadow ghosts are not devils, demons or aliens, as some reports being imagination-generated would seemingly indicate.
Differing shadow forms have been witnessed of shadow people: big, small, with and without hats, hooded, and even as black mists of vapor (ectoplasm) . Often times, shadow people have been seen beside people’s beds (Shadow People Ghost Story ), most likely attempting to get a message to a loved one, or possibly as a plea for help. Shadow people are most often seen during the evening, preferring to hide
under the cover of
darkness. Perhaps this is why many
shadow people have been observed peeking around corners. If a person has decided to remain as an
earthbound disincarnate having not gone unto the light upon their passing from
the physical world, then it makes sense that they would continue to try and
remain aloof by hiding in the shadows – darkness.
The make-up of shadow people appears to be a dense, light-impenetrable, black static, mass of spirit. Flashlights reportedly will not shine through shadow people, and reports have been given of the shadow person becoming extremely frightened by the flashlight, or possibly that they were visible to those of us in the physical realm. You can read more about this at: Moundsville Shadow Man Interestingly, some shadow people have been described as having red eyes. Whether this is true or not, we are not sure. Also of interest, shadow ghosts of animals have also been reported.
Many shadow people
are fearful, typically falsely fearing judgment of an eternal hell as
everlasting punishment. It would
seem fundamentalist church doctrines have created people who wish to hide in the
shadows from (in their eyes) an uncertain future. Some shadow people appear to be hanging
around due to attachments to people, places and things, or even might not
realize that their body has died.
In spirit rescue, it has been reported that many a ghost, upon
understanding there is a better life awaiting, has willingly moved on unto the
light to be with loved ones who were trying to reach them all along. It seems that sometimes shadow people
just need our help in moving on beyond the physical world (their past). We feel it wise to note that some shadow
people do have ill-intent, however, and willingly have chosen to remain
earthbound – even unto ghost possession.
These negative spirits still can be helped,
and do not fully understand that if they choose to move on unto the light, it
will mean a healthier and happier existence for them.
The personalities of shadow people, as mentioned previously, can vary from nice to nasty; not any different from people you will meet that are still in bodies! When a person passes, their mental and physical condition will not change until they move into the light with loved ones, as a life-review or cleansing process occurs. After the life-review, the spirits become “clean,” as mis-thinking is purged and truth and understanding is gained. Shadow people are therefore “unclean” spirits, and retain their emotional and physical baggage, so to speak. This will manifest as a distinct personality, mentality, ailment, pain, appearance, etc - and even odor, at times! Shadow people simply seem trapped in their former state, and do not appear to advance in age, intellect, or in any aspect of their condition until they choose to turn to loved ones who are with them, who are attempting to bring them forward unto the light and life. Also see: Ghost Shadows Types of Shadow People