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Charlene W's Experience

Experience description:   

After the death of my only son, much crying and sleeping I felt tired of sleeping and sobbing. I decided to go into the bathroom to freshen up a bit. The bathroom was connected to my bedroom I did not have far to walk to it. Once inside the bathroom I began to wash my face with cool water. While in the process of washing my face with cool water I began to hear what sound like a very soft, sweet harmonic choir all voices no music. It sound as if there was a million of them each voice or group of voices all uniquely distinctive OOH’s and AH’s ….…….were the only words to the song. The most beautiful harmonic sound I have ever heard in my life. I often keep my radio in the bathroom on soft classical music so the first thing I did was check to see if the radio was on. Of course it was not on, I could still hear the voice so they must have been coming form the radio in my bedroom; I then walked out the bathroom to check the radio on my nightstand near my bed and that’s when it happened to me. 

It was like my spirit was called from my body I could feel it leave as if it just floated out of me like a helium balloon. While my body was frozen in the room in a standing position I did not look back at myself the frozen stiffness was a feeling. This floating feeling was like a swift journey, I quickly appeared in a place where only a few things were visible and familiar. I heard the voice the whole time; which as you recall this experience began with what I like to refer to as a heavenly choir singing. I recognized two enormously huge dragons on each side of two very large gates of what looked like ivory or pearls with gold brackets. Although at this time I don’t recall the exact location of the gold on the gates. The gates were open but I was not allowed to enter. A voice was talking to me telepathically and I remember calling it LORD. There were clouds light and the heavenly choir. During this telepathic conversation; which seem to be filled with an enormous amount of information, non I could remember except one, only one reply and one answer stuck in my memory bank like learning to ride a bicycle. I remember trying to enter the gates to get a closer look at what was in side by the dragon on the left with the statue appearance moved in a very subtle way. I felt it was a signal to say I could not enter. 

I looked down to see I was standing on a cloud. Clouds were everywhere, I said “LORD how can I stand on a cloud, I can’t stand on a cloud!” 

The reply I received was swift, sharp, soul piercing, and quickly returned me to my body. I did not have time to look at myself but I could feel my soul return as the wind make the leaves move on a tree. I could move again, my sight was back in my bed room I could still hear the heavenly choir. Standing there in disbelief  of what I had just experienced I began to rationalize again that maybe the voices were coming from the stereo in the living room as I walked though the hall way to the living room the choir began to fade. As I approached the living room the choir was gone.  

But the reply to my question will remain in my mind forever, I apply it to everything I do, everywhere I go, anything I want to accomplish in life. 

The reply that swiftly returned me to my body, which was all I could remember of this telepathic conversation with one I called the LORD was this: 

“THERE IS NO ROOM FOR DOUBT!”

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


Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes     I was summoned from my physical state of being to a state of being beyond any human comprehension.

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          Yes     but not threatening my life. I'd just lost my only son.

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?           Awake and standing, frozen in motion.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   I would say very unfamiliar not dream state.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes     Nothing was tangible, communication was not verbal no time to be rational or analytical and the moment it came to the equation the experience was over.

I other words I knew I wasn't of physical form.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Amazement, some disbelief, calmness, is what come to mind right now.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           Yes, as I mentioned the choir singing, and a telepathic conversation which spoke to my mind, no vocal pitch I can recall.

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     two enormous dragons on each side of two enormous gate that were open. The dragons had a statue appearance, I concluded them to be statues until the one on the left moved very slightly when I tried to enter the gates which were open.

Did you see a light?           Yes     Light was every where even in the clouds.

Did you meet or see any other beings?           No       Nothing I could touch other than the dragons.

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?          Yes            Only my hearing and sight.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Uncertain     

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Yes            Doubt is the biggest hindrance ever. 

Did you become aware of future events?       No      

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       Yes     Doubt is like being around someone with a bad cold. Which is disregarded and isolated.

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

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     Doubt is the biggest killer of mankind.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes     Deeper understanding of life.


Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     Most people can see how doubt keep us from living up to our full potential.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  Profoundness mainly!

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      The worst thing was to see how much doubt I've been living with. The best is there is still time to change.

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?        Yes if given the chance later, I just want to complete the form for now.

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     For this moment.

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire.    Please ask; how did you feel when leaving and returning to the body?

Did you leave and return quickly or slowly?