The phrase "paranormal activity" evokes scary visions of unexplainable jump scares as made famous in the Paranormal Activity film franchise. However, most real-life paranormal experiences people claim to have had are a lot more like Disney movies than horror films, featuring emotional reunions with loved ones and lessons from beyond the grave.
These moving, emotional paranormal stories from Reddit are the flip side of spooky season.
My father died less than 6 months after my daughter was born. She was not a good sleeper for her first year or so. Waking up screaming and crying at all hours of the night. My wife and I would trade times getting up to soothe her. One evening not too long after my father past I was having a dream that my daughter was screaming in her bedroom. In the dream I got up and went to her room, but before I got there my dad came out of the room and just said, "she'll be ok" and kept walking away and the crying stopped.
I shot up and and saw the baby monitor screen was on. It was on sound activated mode, so the screen only comes on when a sound it's over 60dB and goes off after 3mins of quiet. I get up and check and she's fine and sleeping. A little shaken it took me a bit to get back to sleep.
I tell my wife about the dream in the morning. She told me she heard her crying, but thought I'd gotten up to calm her. Still a vivid memory in my mind nearly 3 years later seeing my younger looking Dad coming out of her room. -Midtenn86