The more painful it is, tragically, the more you do learn, though, that's the good part.
Animal totems, like the tiger, come from the Other Side to protect us while we are away from Home.
The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name.
A spirit is, like, your mother, my dad, who've made it. They can come around, but they come around in a loving way because they've already made it to God. Most people make it.
A ghost is someone who hasn't made it - in other words, who died, and they don't know they're dead. So they keep walking around and thinking that you're inhabiting their - let's say, their domain. So they're aggravated with you.