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Experience description:   

i lay in bed relaxed and suddenly i found myself out of my body
the body looked like i was sleeping beside my husband. i was pulled down back wards into a darkness. like a vacuum devoid of light. i was afraid. i landed on a cold floor of sorts and saw a door. i opened it and saw a woman. she was nude and asked me to come to her. i did not know what to do so i obeyed and she embraced me. i pushed away but could not. then there was mocking laughter and i again pushed away and began to run in what appeared to be a hall. at the end of the hallway was a being of unspeakable emptiness. it had horns and looked like i would see the devil as at 16. its eyes were black and empty like vacuums devoid of feeling and the laughter became hysterical and consumed me. i have to say i was completely terrified and i knew if i did not get out of there i would be dead and stuck there for ever. i could not move or escape and i cried out for Jesus with all of my strength. suddenly i was pulled upwards so fast i could not see. i was pulled up into light brighter than hundreds of suns. the light filled my very being till i too became the light and then the love that emanated filled me too. i knew i was saved and deeply loved like nothing on earth. i looked around and saw that i was in a place of great beauty. there was green grass that was alive an emanating light from itself. and blue sky that was a shade i have never before seen. i noticed a path and a man walking down he wore what i took to be biblical robes. he pointed to a small church that had a sign which read "the gospel" i heard the words "the truth" and much knowledge filled my mind and my mind accepted and understood all. then there was a rushing sound and i found myself "clicking into my body as a familiar shirt.....and i opened my eyes and began gasping for breath. i screamed hysterically and cried joyfully as i sat up and tried to recall all that had happened. my husband at the time quickly brushed it off as a vivid dream and i rarely told anyone after a few unsuccessful attempts. it was definitely not dream. i have had lucid dreams but this  was different after this event i began to spontaneously have OBE but they never replicated the original event. i also have a voice that comes every so often to tell of events which then come to happen. i also communicate telepathically with animals

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience:  No

Was the experience difficult to express in words?  Yes 
What was it about the experience that makes it hard to communicate?  it is difficult to convey the terror and it is equally difficult to explain the bliss and to have others understand that this was NOT A DREAM

At the time of the experience, was there an associated life threatening event?  No

 What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?  extremely alert and sensitive to every sensory feeling very emotionally strong

Was the experience dream like in any way?  no. i thought i had been in a trance and was pulled out of my body

Did you experience a separation of consciousness from your body?  Yes

Describe your appearance or form apart from your body:  my appearance was that of translucent energy that was constantly moving my form was human though genderless

What emotions did you feel during the experience?  intense terror and unbelievable fear and intense indescribable bliss and ecstasy

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?  mocking evil laughter devoid of love and feeling a rushing on entering the body a kind of singing and music glorifying God

Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure?  No

Did you see a light?  Yes
Describe:  bright but not painful indescribable love emanating and entering my being

Did you meet or see any other beings?
Describe:  a man on a path dressed in what i took to be biblical robes with a shepherds staff. he pointed to a small church on which was written "the gospel" i heard the words "the truth" a demon with horns (as in a devil) very frightening and laughing hysterically at me  

Did you experience a review of past events in your life?  No      Describe:  i learned that each living entity has a reason for being and that we live according to our karma. also that God is real and loves us unconditionally.  death is not to be feared but embraced much like birth, as natural part of being

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?  No

Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions?  Yes
Describe:  a place of light and love a great pasture with intensely green grass and blue sky the colors were as alive as i was

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?  Yes
Describe:  there was a sense of no time or timelessness

 Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?  Uncertain
Describe:  so many things were "known" but lost when i returned

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?  No

Did you become aware of future events?  No

Were you involved in or aware of a decision to return to the body?  No

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience?  Yes
Describe:  i have experienced precognitive dreams and statements in my head. also i communicate with animals and the ability to empathize with others suffering on a personal level

 Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?  Yes
Describe:  i realized God was for everyone not just a precious few and that sin is man made  

Have you shared this experience with others?  Yes
Describe:  no favorable reactions so i now keep to myself reactions include minimizing and mocking or disregarding

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  depression

What was the best and worst part of your experience?  the best was the love, the worst was the horror

 Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?  Yes
Describe:  i live for God as best as i can. i do not kill myself even though i suffer sever depression specifically because i know we live for a reason

 Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?  Yes
Describe:  meditative prayer has resulted in leaving my body and merging with the loving light of God on two occasions

Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?  Yes