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Art's Experience

Experience description:   

My experience took me back to my previous life, I was an American soldier fighting in Korea. I had one white stripe on my helmet and I was of American Indian decent. I was on my own when I confronted a Chinese machine gun with 3 Chinese soldiers behind it. I made the mistake of shooting one of them. I only had a hand gun. They then opened up on me. I could feel my body being hit by the bullets all over. I remember saying "I'm dead why are they still shooting me". I looked up and saw they were laughing. At that time I was a little confused. I remember rising from my body, there was a golden thread, on a 60 degree angle from souls chest to my body's stomach. I sensed that my body was the same shape as my soul. It felt so good to be out of my body. I found that I was really still alive but no one could see me.

The Chinese soldiers were still using my body for target practice, and I got a little cranky with them. I was then met by an angel "White and big" who told me it was all right" The angel held out its hand and I grabbed it. At that moment I stepped into a tunnel of white light which was warm and beautiful. As I rose with the angel up into the light the depth of joy and peace grew more in my chest, I thought I was going to explode with these wonderful feelings.

Surrounding the light was a grey area, inside this area I saw souls that looked like grey skeletons covered with flesh reaching out towards the light. Their pain was that they couldn't reach the light. They were suffering. However they had to spend their time in this grey area. As I looked up into the light I saw that it was so bright that I couldn't look into it, and it grey brighter as I rose into it. Soon I reached a level to half way point where I spoke to several old me, I could only see their faces, They had white hair and beards. They told me that I had come too soon.  My body was too damaged for me to go back into it. They told me that before I went any further I had some things I had to do and some choices I had to make.

They asked me if there was anything I wanted to know, things that had confused me on earth, things that I had wondered about. I remember asking a few questions which they answered for me. They said that normally your questions were only answered when you had made the decision not to return to your body on earth, but because my body was so damaged I was not going back anyway. I asked what would happen to my family and they told me what was going to happen to them.

My best friend was going to marry my wife and my three daughters where all going to be fine. They then said that before I went further they had to determine what level I had attained. To determine this they said they had to review my life, I remember thinking "Ah Shit". As they reviewed my life  and I answered some of their questions I began to sense that I had not done too well. They then told me that I had a choice to make. Either to remain on a set plane or level in heaven, constantly bathing in the light or go back to earth via a birth into another body with the opportunity of living a new life and possibly returning on a higher level.

They said that it worked both ways.  I could also loose and come back on a lower level, depending on what sort of life I led. They said that the purpose of life was to enrich and educate the soul. After deciding to return to earth I was moved to another line where I took up my place behind a line of souls returning to earth. As I stood there souls were coming back up the same way. They were the souls that had died at birth or had died before they had been born. I was friendly to them as they passed by and said words to the effect of "Better luck next time.

Soon I found my self at the front of the line, and I was talking to this man who was asking me in what way I wanted to enrich my soul. He was giving me several choices as to which family's I wanted to be born into. I asked him if I went back would I ever see my family again. He told me that there was a chance.  I would make a choice when I was about thirty. I remember that all sense of time was gone and that it was all a matter of timing if souls were to meet up with each other again. If you didn't meet them in the next life there was always the life after that. I then chose my current parents in Australia.

Before I left I was told that I had to drink from a blue vase. I asked why and I was told that it was the cup of forgetfulness. They said that I had to return on that condition that I did not know where I had come from. In this way all souls started on the same level and had the same chances of success. I put the cup to my mouth, but did not swallow. I was then born. I remember my soul rushing into my mother's body exactly at the time of birth, as I took my first breath. I remember I understood every word that was being said in the birthing room, however I couldn't communicate with them.  It was so frustrating. This is a quick version of what I experienced, covers everything however in not as much depth

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Uncertain      I found it difficult to describe the words that expressed what I felt "Was Feeling emotionally inside me" For example the word Grace was the only word I could find to describe the feelings of peace and joy I felt as I rose higher into the light. I still cannot describe the warmth of the light. I cannot still describe the feeling of existence without the body, how clean and pure it felt, It felt so good to be rid of it.

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          Uncertain      It was winter and I was sleeping with little warm bed covers so I curled up under the only blanket I had, with my head under it. I believe that I accidentally suffocated and was only woken by the rush of air as my father pulled the covers down to wake me up for work.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness?    All the way through the experience.

How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal every day consciousness and alertness?    Normal consciousness and alertness           

Did your vision differ in any way from your normal, everyday vision (in any aspect, such as clarity, field of vision, colors, brightness, depth perception degree of solidness/transparency of objects, etc.)?  Yes     My sense of clarity was better. Everything was brighter and more colorful. The several men I saw were transparent, white and misty. The souls I saw were grey and transparent.

Did your hearing differ in any way from your normal, everyday hearing (in any aspect, such as clarity, ability to recognize source of sound, pitch, loudness, etc.)?           No      

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Peace and joy. Relieved to be out of the body, the thing that felt pain, I had to clean and feed. It felt yuk and I was glad to be rid of it.

Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure?          No       No! just into the beam of light, which traveled through the grey area.

Did you see a light?           Yes     Yes the beam of light I have already described.

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Yes     I have already described them to you.

Did you experience a review of past events in your life?    Yes     I have already described it to you.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes     But I have forgotten them. They were hard questions with very simple answers.

Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions?           Yes            I have not fully described the dimensions. Too hard, The only thing that describes it close to what I saw is found in the Hindu Religion. With level upon level upon level. With babies at the highest level.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes     There was no sense time. We live for 3 score and 10 years, that's the plan, and that time goes so quickly. I did not sense anything unusual regarding space.

Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?     Yes            The purpose of life I have already explained. The only things that interfere with the plan is Suicide and Murder,. Do not take your own life and don't take someone else's, or you muck up the plan. Souls are waiting in line to be born generations into the future and if you take a life the plan is destroyed and they are sent to the back of the line. They get really pissed off when this happens. Up there, you do not speak, you think, and that how you communicate. This is one thing we are yet to develop on earth but it will happen.

Did you become aware of future events?       Yes
            Very accurate. At thirty I made a decision not to contact my past family. I learnt that we will soon be able to communicate by thought, Not speaking out aloud but in our minds. Using the same language but not spoken.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience?     No      

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     A couple of years I was scared that I was going crazy and didn't want people to think I was crazy. I told the first person when I was about 25 Years of age. Just after I joined the Police Force.

Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience?    No      

How did you view the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened:            Experience was definitely real    I was scared shitless for a very long time afterwards. As you can imaging it gave me a lot to think about. The more I thought about it the clearer it became.

Were there one or several parts of the experience especially meaningful or significant to you?            There's no pain in death. Only the good die young, No it was all very special to me.

How do you currently view the reality of your experience:            Experience was definitely real            The experience was real, I have no problem with it. What else can I say?

Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience?           Yes     I treat people better I think. I am gentle with my own soul and I don't take it places it shouldn't go. I keep life simple for I know that the important things in life are not the material things.

Have your religious beliefs/practices changed specifically as a result of your experience?           
No            I still don't go to church. Nothing has changed. Although I now know the power of prayer. Prior is the only way to communicate with the source of the light. We can help the souls in the grey by praying to the being in the light. Every prayer helps them to get closer to the light. It reminds him of them and their suffering.

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

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?          no

Did the questions asked and information you provided so far accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?         No       Not really this was pretty quick.

Are there any other questions we could ask to help you communicate your experience?      There are a few things you have missed, however from reading my account you should get a fair idea.