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Amy S's Experience

Experience description:   

It was midday.  I was at a caregiver's house, in the second floor playroom.  I was in a room with about seven other children.  We were all playing.  I was in the middle of the room building with Lincoln logs.  Then, suddenly I found myself outside of the house, floating, looking in the window watching myself and the other children playing.  This only lasted a few seconds I think, but I was very alert and aware.  There was no sense of fear only a strange curiosity.  Within a few seconds I was simply back in my body building with the Lincoln logs.  At the time I don't remember being upset or unsettled about what had happened.  This didn't happen until I was much older (in my teens) and experiencing a variety of other unexplainable phenomenon.  It seems I have the tendancy to see and hear ghosts, also a keen awareness of dreams - a few of which have come true.  Also, my sister and I have had some strange dream connections.  I have never had this experience again but feel a certain 'psychic' ability which I do not experiment with and frankly, do my best to avoid.  I am interested in any information or research being done in this or similar areas as these are experiences that have affected me since I was at least 4 years old.

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

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? No      

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?           Fully alert

Was the experience dream like in any way?   No.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Curiosity.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           No.

LOCATION DESCRIPTION:  Did you recognize any familiar locations or any locations from familiar religious teachings or encounter any locations inhabited by incredible or amazing creatures?    Yes            I was outside of the house, floating above it.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?   Yes     Was having disturbing and unusally spiritual dreams prior to this (from about age 4 on).  Following this event, however, I became aware of the ability to see and hear ghosts or spirits.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   No      

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       No.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         No      

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     Very few people that I can trust.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  Curiosity.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Actually felt almost indifferent about it for many years.

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         No      

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