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Daniel B's Experience

Experience description:   

I remember lying down to sleep, the next the I sensed was I felt a gritty surface under me, I opened my eyes and was on the ceiling looking down at my prone body.  I was thinking 'cool'.  After a moment of so I started moving up thru the house, seeing plumbing, wood supports, I popped into (as in just moving through) a spare bedroom.  Then to the attic, insulation, wires, then out the roof.  I was moving approx. 5 feet a second, getting higher and higher, so I was nearly about a thousand feet.  When a thought came to me (like out of nowhere, prior I was content and happy, just calm) and at that moment I started panicking and thought NO, NO, NO!!!!  The next thing that happened I went speeding back the way I came (the speed was like 500 feet a second) and I awoke in my prone form on the bed.  I have NEVER had another NDE.

At the time of your experience was there an associated life-threatening event?   Uncertain  Again, now I have Sleep Apnea, But at that time all was know was I was a LOUD snorer.

Was the experience difficult to express in words?  Yes     The only way I can put this into words is, I've replayed that moment, millions of times over and over.  Even though I'm writing about it now, for some reason I feel sad.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness?    when I was floating up I was calm and alert, but not worried in the least.

How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness?      More consciousness and alertness than normal   I felt a sense of love, not a care in the world, seeing the landscape getting smaller, to the point where I thought I was looking at a map

Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience.
   I wore glasses (single lens) with 20/200 left eye and 20/40 right and yet I had NO glasses on and I could see plainly and very sharp and clearly.

Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience.
   I don't remember hearing anything at all.

Did you see or hear any earthly events that were occurring during a time that your consciousness / awareness was apart from your physical / earthly body?   No  

What emotions did you feel during the experience?   At first, awareness, then calm, happy, at peace with myself. THEN panic, then nothing since I was back in the body.  

Did you pass into or through a tunnel?   No  

Did you see an unearthly light?   Uncertain   I mean it was a nice spring day approaching summer, bright and sunny, although I never thought of it that way.  I guess there could of been a glow; but I never thought of it.

Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice?   No

Did you encounter or become aware of any beings who previously lived on earth who are described by name in religions (for example: Jesus, Muhammad, Buddha, etc.)?   No  

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings?   No  

Did you become aware of past events in your life during your experience?   No  

Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world?   No
I guess that it seemed if I had continued my journey, I was headed towards something.

Did time seem to speed up or slow down?   Time seemed to go faster or slower than usual
I would have to say slower, for animals and people (neighbors) weren't moving, But that was not my concern.

Did you suddenly seem to understand everything?   No

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?   Uncertain
Unless when the decision to go on or to return was a boundary I don't know.

Did you come to a border or point of no return?   I came to a definite conscious decision to "return" to life
whether it was panic, or just a decision gate.  I know that My grandmother was dying in the hospital.  And I felt almost as an after thought, my mother could not handle another death in the family.  And yet this didn't even occur to me while floating upwards.

Did scenes from the future come to you?  No 


During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness suggesting that there either is (or is not) continued existence after earthly life (“life after death”)?   No  

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that God or a supreme being either does (or does not) exist?   No  

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that you either did (or did not) exist prior to this lifetime?   No  

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that a mystical universal connection or unity/oneness either does (or does not) exist?   Uncertain   I mean, I felt that something was out further along, but at the time I was not aware, yet somehow felt that there was.

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s meaning or purpose?   No  

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s difficulties, challenges, or hardships?   No  

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding love?   Uncertain   I felt loved, like having warm carmels in your belly.

During your experience, did you encounter any other specific information / awareness that you have not shared in other questions that is relevant to living our earthly lives?   No  

Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge or purpose?   No  

What occurred during your experience included:   Content that was entirely not consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience   After the event I felt a need to learn more about metaphysics.  To expand my limited knowledge, whether this was programmed into me, I don't know.

How accurately do you remember the experience in comparison to other life events that occurred around the time of the experience?   I remember the experience more accurately than other life events that occurred around the time of the experience   To this day, I can still remember all that I felt, at times it seems to be like a permanent record in my brain.  

My experience directly resulted in:   Slight changes in my life

Did you have any changes in your values or beliefs after the experience that occurred as a result of the experience?  
Yes   I am aware of lives of  learning the lessons in life so I won't have to come to this cesspool.  And yet, I now feel that the dead are among us in the same dimension set apart of us at a higher frequency.

Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience?   No   But, I seem to have Déjà vu; I'll have a dream of a future moment; and immediately forget it happen, and I won't dream again, until.  Whether it's a few days, a month; but not more than 6 months, I'll at that very instance remember my dream and realize, that I've been here or at least dreamt I was there.  Then I'm free to have another déjà vu dream.  I would have to say the earliest instance, I know of starting around age 12.    

Have you ever shared this experience with others?  
Uncertain  Not as complete as this, but the initial experience, yes to a few.

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

What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened:   Experience was definitely real   Well at first it was difficult so put in to words, and I'd say it took months to put to words.

What do you believe about the reality of your experience at the current time:   Experience was probably real  

Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience?   Yes   Rather than getting closer to my family, we are in separate camps, and seldom do we talk.

Have your religious beliefs/spiritual practices changed specifically as a result of your experience?   Yes   More beliefs into metaphysics, wanting to have another OBE.

At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience?   No     

Did the questions asked and information that you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?   Yes   To the  best of my knowledge.