Ghosts in Sedona AZ
Several years ago I met a good friend in Sedona for a day hike. It started out as a beautiful day, not a cloud in the sky and a temperature of about 70. The hike was a relatively short hike, maybe about two miles up to the top of Devil's Arch. Just about at the top of the hill, there are several caves that you must walk through to make it to the top. It's kind of cool and creepy at the same time.
We brought our backpacks with lunch and a book of Indian Medicine Cards (which seemed like a fun thing to do as it was a sacred Indian area). After lunch we pulled out the Indian Medicine book my friend began picking Indian Cards for a project she was working on. Supposedly the cards will show you the way towards success and what you also need to be aware of as possible pitfalls. Who knows...maybe they do or maybe they don't really do that......BUT what happened next was scary - very scary.
Where we were sitting had a straight drop of about 500 or 600 feet down. Obviously one needed to be careful while close to the edge. All of a sudden I had a sudden urge to jump off the ledge. It was like I was being 'pushed' from behind. Yes I know that sounds bizarre - because it was very bizarre to me too. It happened a 2nd time, only a little stronger of a push feeling. Now most of you know I'm a very rational, down to earth kind of gal and this was kind of freaking me out.
I didn't say anything to my friend - until it happened the 3rd time. The 3rd time the 'push' was very hard and it felt real. Again I know it sounds bizarre - because it was VERY bizarre to me. It scared the bejeebers out of me.
I looked up at my friend and said - WE NEED TO GET OFF THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN RIGHT NOW. She saw the look on my face and knew wasn't kidding around. We picked up our stuff and hightailed it down to the first cave. Within 30 seconds it was thundering and lightening all around us. And I mean intense lightening like I've never seen before! Had we been on top of that hill to the safety of that cave, I highly doubt I'd be here today writing this real ghost story. We ended up having to spend about 2 hours or so in the cave until the storm died down. We were cold and wet but that was just fine by both of us.
Were the strong PUSHES to get off the hill real? You're damn straight they were real. I don't have any idea of who the PUSHES were from but I'm awfully glad somebody on the other side was looking out for us girls on the hill. Following 'whoever's' advice that day saved our lives and I am forever grateful to him/her. Spooky and Creepy - yes - AND very grateful that a ghost was looking after us on the hill!
Ghosts in Sedona AZ