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What Are Elementals?

Updated on May 3, 2011
Sun Setting on Monument With Elementals On The Right.
Sun Setting on Monument With Elementals On The Right. | Source
Two Elementals at right of monument.  Close up of photo above.
Two Elementals at right of monument. Close up of photo above. | Source
Close up of second photograph, taken seconds after the first.  This time only one Elemental appears.  The tiny light is lower and closer to the monument and you can see it's glow on the opposite side of the monument as the sun.
Close up of second photograph, taken seconds after the first. This time only one Elemental appears. The tiny light is lower and closer to the monument and you can see it's glow on the opposite side of the monument as the sun. | Source

When I lived in California in Placerville one of my favorite places to visit was the Coloma Colonial Cemetery in Coloma, (where gold was first discovered on the American River in 1848). I had such a high affection for this cemetery that I would visit it whenever I was in the vicinity. One spring afternoon, while driving home from Georgetown, where I hosted my “World Of The Paranormal” radio program, I decided that I wanted to stop at the cemetery and read for a while. After arriving I grabbed my book, the collapsible chair that I always kept in the back of my PT Cruiser and my camera and then climbed up the small rise to my favorite spot in the cemetery near the large tree at the top of the hill. I opened my chair on a level spot with the ancient tree to my left and the Schieffer family plot in front of me. It was one of the most peaceful afternoons I ever remember. (This area is famous for being the spot where many have reported seeing the “Lady in Burgundy,” the infamous spirit who beckons visitors who drive by.)

After about an hour of reading my book I began to feel a bit chilled. I looked up from reading and thought, “It’s getting a bit chilly; I really should leave.” As soon as that thought left my brain, I felt a warm breeze surround me. It whirled around me several times, and I felt warm enough to stay for a few more minutes. I looked around it see if there was a fire nearby that would explain the warm breeze. I saw some smoke that looked as though someone was burning something, but it was down the road from the cemetery and nowhere near enough for me to feel warmth from it. I read for another 20 minutes, and then felt chilled again. I sighed and reluctantly thought again that I should be going. The sun was beginning to go down in front of me. Again, just as I watching the decent of the sun through the trees, I felt another warm breeze swirl around me. This process occurred another two times before the sun descended low enough for me to see it align directly with the top of the tall tombstone that stood in front of where I was sitting.

I grabbed my camera and took a few photographs of the phenomena. Since I was nervous about walking down the hill back to my car in the dark, I then left the cemetery and drove home. It wasn’t until after I downloaded the photos I had taken at the cemetery onto my computer that I noticed the strange and unexplained lights to the right of the tombstone I was sitting behind. These photos were taken within seconds of each other. The first one revealed two tiny illuminations and the second photo captured only one tiny light but it was lower and closer to the tombstone—so close in fact that its glow actually reflected on the back of the stone! (The sun was setting on the other side of the tomb stone.)

So, what were these tiny illuminated creatures? I believe they are elementals. I apologize for taking so long to get to the point of this article. I thought it important that I shared my personal experience with you all.

Elementals are creatures of light and love that are made up of energies that come from nature. They are said to be here to work, connect and assist, when necessary, with humans. It is believed that elementals transform the energies from nature to help our bodies function better so that we are better able to fulfill a greater life purpose.

Information regarding elementals first appeared in the writings of Paracelsus in the 16th century. According to Paracelsus, there are four types of elementals:

  • Gnomes ~ earth elementals [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnome]
  • Nymphs (Ondines) ~ water elementals [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ondine_%28mythology%29]
  • Sylphs ~ air elementals [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylph]
  • Salamanders ~ fire elementals. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salamander_%28legendary_creature%29]

       The elements: earth, water, air and fire are considered the fundamental building blocks of nature. Whether Paracelsus had personal knowledge of these creatures, or he made them up, the “myth” (you all know that I don’t believe anything is a myth) caught on and has lasted for centuries. I believe these photos are proof that something was with me and watching over me in that cemetery. I had taken many photographs of this area of this cemetery before that point, but never caught anything unusual in those photographs. Is it possible that the sun had to be in just that perfect position in order for these delicate creatures to materialize? Anything’s possible!

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    • Christine B. profile imageAUTHOR

      Christine B. 

      7 years ago from Medina, Ohio

      Thanks, Lizzty :o)

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      Liz Elias 

      7 years ago from Oakley, CA

      The Fey!

      Very interesting, indeed.

      Voted up!

    • Christine B. profile imageAUTHOR

      Christine B. 

      7 years ago from Medina, Ohio

      4youreyes~ thanks for stopping by. Not all orbs are elementals nor are all orbs paranormal in nature. Some are dust, bugs or camera lens reflections. But these tiny light that look as though they have several wings, are very rare and could be elementals.

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      4youreyes 

      7 years ago

      Christine,

      Very interesting hub, Ive taken pictures and had unexplained orbs, as I was told they were called. I've never heard them called elements. Thanks

      Have A Good Evening !

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