everywhere in California.
From commercial scare experiences at theme parks
such as Knott's Berry Farm and Disneyland to
ghost tours, haunted mansions and hotel
accommodations with ghosts provided free of
charge, it’s the perfect time to venture out and
experience haunted California.
One woman named
Mary Ann is among the list of priests, psychics
and ghost hunters called to release spirits
believed to inhabit houses and businesses. Mary
Ann claims that when a person dies, he or she
has three or four days to enter a "white light"
that is the path to judgment. Somewhere inside
the light, she believes, a person's ultimate
fate is decided. Some people aren't ready to
leave earth yet, though, and use their free will
to hang around, she said.
"That white light
is presented to you the very second that you
die," Mary Ann said. "In your last breath, that
white light is there. And everybody stays around
for their funeral, everybody. That person in the
casket—their spirit is right above the feet.
They hear everything that goes on, they see
everything that goes on. They check out their
flowers, see who's there, who's not there."
Some ghosts stick
around to say goodbye to those they love. Some,
like a young father who dies suddenly, want to
take care of the living, she said. While they
don't all cause trouble, they usually are
unwelcome. She claims to have cleansed churches,
local courthouses and hospital surgical rooms.
She says she also has worked for police
departments, helping to solve murders by
communicating with the dead victim. One
television program, Psychic Detectives, deals
with this subject and documents police
department use of psychics to help solve
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