Does she know that you (presumably) don't believe in supernatural things?

Yes.

Does she know why?

She might have a vague idea, but I've never gone over it in detail.

How do you explain (to yourself) her stories about seeing spirits.

Mostly, they sound like hypnagogic/hypnapompic hallucinations, also called "waking dreams" - the same kind of thing that inspires "I was abducted by aliens" experiences. For example, my aunt tells a story of seeing a red traffic light over her bed one morning when she woke up: she thought "The ... (read more)

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by MrMind 1 min read31st Mar 2015180 comments

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