The Demon in the Mirror

Posted on June 27, 2010

I’m only 16. When I was much younger around five years old. I lived in a big house. There was this bathroom on the second floor. That was my bathroom all to myself. All four of my brothers also had their own bathrooms. Anyway I seemed to be the only one having problems with mine. At night even sometimes during the day. When I would use the bathroom. The man would appear in my mirror. He was, I have to admit very handsome know that I remember him. I never asked for his name. Really I never talked to him… Just listened.

He had shoulder length black hair, black eyes in the day, and he was light skinned, Caucasian. His black eyes were sapphire when it was night. Yea I know weird. Anyway he would come to me either in the mirror above the sink or so that I could see his whole body he would appear in the door mirror. He would tell me things like. “You know… Your mom and dad don’t really love you. Right?” I would look at him. “Yes they do!” He would shake his head and smile. “No my sweet dear. They have to say that because you are their daughter. Really your nothing to them.” I would get up from the toilet and wash my hands. He would be in the mirror in front of me so we were face-to-face.

“Aw don’t be hurt. That’s what they want. Is for you to hurt.” “My mommy and daddy love me. They tell me that everyday.” He would shake his head laughing. “Oh how I wish you could see the truth… Hmmm. Ok If they loved you would they hit you?” I shook my head. I hated getting whoopings. (Still do.) “And… They hit you don’t they?” I would nod. My eyes would water by this point because I could see what he meant. “You see parents should understand kids make mistakes and they shouldn’t be punished right?” I nod my head crying. “Shh… You don’t want your parents to hear your pain.” I would cover my mouth then he would tell me to go to bed.

I would then, when mom and dad told me they loved me, I would simply reply. “No you don’t. I’m just your daughter.” They would always wonder who was telling me this and I always said. “The guy in the mirror.” This went on for like 6 months. The guy in the mirror would tell me all kinds of things to make me feel bad, or make me see how God just pretends to love me, etc. I would believe him until mom and dad convinced me these were lies.

Before my dad bought the house though the seller did warn him saying. “Oh by the way James. We left you a little surprise.” My dad thought it was a joke and said. “Haha ok thanks.” One night My mom heard me crying in the bathroom saying yes over and over. She came in and he disappeared she told my dad. He called the seller and asked him what the surprise was. He replied “The guy in the mirror.”

We later found out it was a demon. My dad broke all the mirrors in the house and we moved to Georgia. I will never forget that demon. “The guy in the mirror.” I will never forget the things he told me about God and Satan. Then again I know almost everything he said was a lie. I don’t know if he is still in that house. After that we’ve never even came close to that house.

If you’ve read this long story to the bottom. I want to thank you and congratulate you. I don’t know if I would have read all of this. This house is in Homewood, Alabama for you curious people. Thanking you again for reading and I believe in God no matter what that demon said. I survive the first test of many!

Sent in by Jessica Lewis, Copyright 2010

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40 Responses to “The Demon in the Mirror”
  1. Angeline says:

    I gave myself a congradulatory pat on the back for reading all the way down to the bottom, lol. Anyway, I enjoyed reading your story. There was something like that that happened to me. Except it was a women. She was very pretty. She had very long black/blue hair. Her eyes weren’t black, but red. She didn’t appear in the mirror, like in your story, though. She would tell me things like that too.

    • Jessica says:

      LOL yes it’s a very long story but i usally keep it to myself.. I thought the guy was pretty handsome but i knew he wasn’t good. Oh yea Congrats You actually read it all :)

  2. mimi says:

    Hi, I’d like to know what the man in the mirrior said to you about God and Satan . I am surprised you were not scared of him since normlly in the movie demons are very scared. I am glad to know you have moved out and nothing would bother you any more.

    Thank you for sharing this wonderful story

    • Jessica says:

      um well he wasn’t very scary looking to me..He was good looking. I guess a cover up or something. he was just telling me things like if God really love me would I be here on this suffering earth, if God loved me I would be the richest girl in school, and he said that Satan would make me rich because God only cares about himself and wants ppl to worship him just because he thinks he’s the best in such on trying to make God seem you know and the Satan seem like he could make all my dreams come true it was tempting but i just prayed until i got outof that house. :)

  3. Liz says:

    Wow, it’s pretty unusual for a demon to be able to get through to a young child. Most of the time, demons won’t go near a kid under the age of six or so. That is a horrifying story. It makes me reconsider my previous belief that small children don’t come in contact with demons because they’re too innocent and have too much of an inner light. That is one powerful demon.

    • A.M.S.J.F says:

      Demons go for the weak minded and they will take any age. I heard from people that demons will posess kids at the age of 4. then again this is what i heard so God only knows what true. I hope no one has to go through this after the rapture.

      • Luna says:

        Most ghosts (or demons) do usually go for the youngest person in the household. The reason why is because they are open-minded and they have not decided wether or not to be scared of them.

  4. big barney says:

    good story. yeah its good that you didnt believe him. demons will come in many forms to try to get you to trust them.. if you had trusted him enough, who knows what he would have tried.

    • Jessica says:

      I can’t even think about that. What if i did trust him? He seemed honest but my mom is one of those jesus freaks and she talked alot about how demons try and test you so i kept that in mind.

  5. trolldoll says:

    did he tell you his name? or how old he was? i’ve never heard one like this before, coarse there is always a first time! hope you never see him again.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Hi, what did the demon say to you about God and satan? I tried to ask you about it but my common was deleted. I think if you add more details about it, the story will be better for readers to understand. It is a very good story though.

    • Jessica says:

      hi thanks, He would just tell me things like if God really loved me would I be on this suffering earth, if God loved me I would be the richest girl in school, and he said Satan could make me rich and give me whatever i wanted. He told me things lik God only thinks about himself, God just wants ppl to worship him because he thinks he’s better that everyone, and made it seem as though Satan could make all my dreams come true and Go just wanted worshippers just to say he’s better than me. :(

  7. AnNa says:

    first of all dont let anyone dead or alive think your parents dont love you.they will always and forever love you.i know you were young and glad you and your family moved away from that house.i dont know why the guy didnt tell your family in the first place about the demon.i would of been upset.but i hope things are good now for you.thanks for the story.

    • Jessica says:

      Yes ma’am I don’t believe anyone when they tell me that. My family and I are good yes we moved away but my brother’s and I still see things like tall black shadows..It’s so scary :(

  8. Pat says:

    Satan is SO ruthless… deceiving a small child the way he had that demon try to decieve you! I am so very glad you dad broke all the mirrors and hopefully the demon just resided in mirrors and is gone….yes you passed a HUGE test… Jesus is with us through those scary dark tests and in every facet of our lives… thanks for sharing!

  9. yra says:

    good, cus that demon was brainwashing you

  10. Gud says:

    I agree with Pat, Jesus is our only true fren… Satan jus…thums Bdw, i’v seen a ghost twice only, one was a shadow of my sister,…let’s say foreshadow..she ,i mean her foreshadow,came home frm school, peeped in frm d window, then pooof, gone. After 5 mins.,the real her came home… Maybe i wil post abt d types of ghosts here when there is time

    • Jessica says:

      WOW REALLY?!?!? THAT’S COOL!! YOU SHOULD POST THAT I WANNA READ!!! my brother was looking out the window and he said he saw our baby brother sitting outside in the grass but then he turned his head and there he was next to me on the couch. I didn’t beliebe him but hey.. maybe its true… *shrug*

  11. A.M.S.J.F says:

    Hey. Good thing you got out of that house. The demon is something you shouldn’t have spoken to. You also should have told your parents about him the first time then kept a journal to record all of the sightings you expienced. Yes you were five but still. A demon is not something you should be speaking to. It will twists things and can turn you away from life. I am glad you got out of there. I am one of those people that can see and speak to the demonic spirits and I can get them to leave. They don’t like people like me. If you get a person to get rid of the demon make sure to have God fill in the space that was emptied because if you don’t the thing will come back with friends and the friends will have friends who have more friends….blah blah blah…. you get the point. Demons aren’t something you mess with. Your father was a smart man for leaving the house. I hope you don’t have an encoutnter like that again.

    • Jessica says:

      OMG REALLY?!?! I’m kinda scared.. I wish you were here. Um ok family secret my grandma is a witch who hates my mother. She is always trying to send demons to hurt my mom but God is on mom’s side so it never works…most the time. Anyway Sometimes I use to hear snoring like sounds in my room..Then I found out those were demon sounds. It never really got to me. I use to try ti ignore them. I thought it was a ghost and i use to make fun of it and say. “Hey ghost guy..All you do is sleep” Then i’d laugh. I use to only hear it when I’m upstairs alone because i was grounded.. What if something happens to us with my grandma sending demons?”

  12. Jaybee says:

    Nice seller, huh? What a schmuck. He knew about this, he knew you were little and he still had no qualms about unloading that house.

    There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t tell my kids I love them. I make sure it’s the last thing they hear as they go out the door to school, to work, to play, whatever. Yep, they do get tired of hearing it, I’m sure, but they never doubt that they are loved.

    • AnNa says:

      i tell my son that so many times to.and vice versa.i dont him to ever think that i im with you on that .to.

  13. Arrwyn Odhalt says:

    The demonic are often beautiful and intriguing. Would you respond to something that was ugly and frightening? The demons are logical if nothing. A demon who only manifests in mirrors is a very minor demon indeed. Most likely to prey on small children. Breaking the mirrors will not necessarily defeat it, it will only move to another reflective surface until the mirrors are replaced. However, having someone of faith paint crosses or upright pentacles on the glass in “Holy Water” will drive it out of the house. The difficult thing about the mirror lurkers is that blessing the house without specifically blessing the windows and mirrors will not drive it away because it actually resides in a parallel universe, that is between our reality and spirit. A house blessing would have to include Holy Water on all reflective permenant surfaces (windows and mirrors) and maybe even non permanent ones like glass covered pictures. They are more of the type of “gnats around the head” demons than the tear at your skin type but with a weak enough mind, they can do major damage.
    Jessica you are a very strong person to not have fallen for this things lies very easily even at such a young age. There is one thing you must know … your own heart never lies to you. Your mind might but not your heart. You always did know your parents loved you and the man in the mirror was lying to you.

    If you ever have a paranormal experience again, just remember that. Love conquers all. It always has and it always will. Bless the experience with love and let it pass. You have the strength to do that.

    • Jessica says:

      you really think so? Thanx I just knew my parents loved me. But he was tempting i can’t lie but yes I followed my heart :)

  14. Luna says:

    Why the mirror though? It could be that the face appeared in water or in front of you. Then again I’m sure it would be worse if it could do that. God is truly on your side! Most demons are difficult to get rid ride of. I hope that you never come in contact with something evil like that.

  15. Jessica says:

    lol already have. but yea that would be even scarier

  16. Alexander says:

    you know….i read it all and know i cant even look at myself in the MIRROR cause i use to hear strange voices in our 45 year old house….

    Also don�t think it�s the jersey devil! Might be a goblin�.

  17. Bella says:

    wow its a good thing you didn’t listen to the demon. you never know what could of happened!

  18. jessi says:

    I was very interested in this because the story is so close to my own. Through out all my years I saw things in mirrors my first and earliest of all my memories being at 3. Though in the mirrors were shadows and distorted screaming faces sometimes both. no matter where I’ve lived whether I was at home boarding school (which didn’t last long cause the other girls could see it to when I was around) college or army. I can’t be near mirrors especially in low light with out seeing things. Though the images in the mirrors never spoke to me. I was surprised at your description of him though because I have also had dreams of a man that was very similar except his eyes were blacker then the deepest abyss. He would and will speak to me in dreams. I’ve also had this as long as I can remember as well as images of fire surrounding me while im awake and asleep. I’ve been through extensive psych testing and have nothing wrong there. My regular dreams are most peoples worst nightmares. Imagine what my nightmares are like.

    • Jessica says:

      Sorry I’m getting this late.. OMG OMG SOMEONE WHO CAN REALLY RELATE TO ME!! I completely understand where you are coming from. All i can say is keep praying… Because I don’t know what to do either.

  19. Betty says:

    Children are more easily frightened and easy to be filled with doubt. My “man” in the mirror was a hooded reptilian. I was about 16 when it happened and he never came back again but others have.

    • Jessica says:

      A reptilian? Wow.. I would’ve been more scared of that. Smh. I’m glad yours never came back. Hopefully mine won’t either.

      • Betty says:

        They feed on fear. You can’t give them that. Every other story I’ve read the Reptilian appears in the room not the mirror. I thought it was interesting mine was ONLY in the mirror.

        I also have trouble with something kicking my bed.

        Something trying to invade my dreams.

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