Was it a sign or was it your imagination? Maybe it was a dream or an illusion from eating bad food the night before? Although these factors should be taken into consideration, they can be a sign from Heaven that a loved one is thinking of you. It's not totally uncommon, either. When you have a strong physical bond with someone, the connection doesn't end after they leave the physical world. Our loved ones want us to know that they are still active in our lives by showing us signs. You might see a loved in your mind's eye, smell their perfume, have dreams, feel their presence or feel their touch. A loved one who passed will try to get your attention to let you know that they are okay. They may do this by sending subtle or not so subtle messages to encourage you. Here are 6 signs that a loved one is near.