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Brian G's Experience

Experience description:   

A typical morning at 8 am on an almost-completed construction site. I was asked to go around and check the lamp post bases. My first base was on the opposite side of a large car park. As l proceeded to walk over, the vehicles passing on the main road in front of me seemed to stop.  Then shortly after stopping they would gradually increase.  At the same time, l could hear this voice saying, 'It's your last chance.' I was still consciously aware of my surroundings as l was still walking to the chosen lamp post. The message, 'This is your last chance' also became more repetitive. When l arrived at the lamp post base l began my intended work.

From nowhere, a young girl with plaited hair and a long nightdress (Victorian looking) appeared and was smelling of the lily of the valley. I could tell she was friendly.  She held out her hand, which l took.  l was approximately 8 to 10 feet off the ground and looking down. l could see myself motionless. I saw only the relatives l had known, but I could feel the presence of all my relatives who were almost blurred images. A trusted friend said, 'It's alright, don't be afraid.' The relatives then surrounded me as though protecting me.

Then two black images (a black light that you couldn't look at without hurting your eyes. A bright black) you could sense these figure were not friendly.  They were guardians of the person who was a frail, almost cowering, person who seemed to be ordered not to look at me. Then l was asked again, 'It's your last chance?' My reply was, 'l don't understand what you mean.' The person between the two black figures was my dad. Throughout my childhood, he was not the best or nicest of people.  l helped him through his terminal illness.  Once he passed away in 1995, l just got on with my life with no reason to dwell on him.

After my reply, my dad did try to call to me but the two figures closed together. My granddad roared as if to order him to silence. My good friend then said, 'It's all ok.  Don't worry.' I then found myself walking away from my job location towards the canteen for the 10 a.m. break, but as l walked l could feel the presence of my good friend and knew my relatives were beside me. Then the presence just went.

The whole instance took almost two hours. But its occurrence had no meaning or reason for doing so. Nor do l have any answers to the question what was meant by 'It's your last chance.' After describing the event to my mum, she took out a photo one l had never seen before. The young girl was my great Aunt..

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

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

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

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

           
Was the experience dream like in any way?   No

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     No      

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Confused about the question and experience

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           The voices of my friend and known relatives

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?    No      

Did you see a light?           No      

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Yes     Two black figures, my dad, friend and known relatives

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? No      

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

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          No            Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   No      

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    No           

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

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     My mum believes it was about my dad asking for forgiveness. Others have said it must have a meaning.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  Confusion

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Nothing worse or bad but good to feel and see friend and relatives

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

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     The questions were well placed in order to gain a correct response