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Jessica's Experience

Experience description:   

I have had several dreams throughout my life that have felt very real. I've also had dreams about future events that have in fact happened afterwards. Most of those occurred between the ages of 13-16. Over the past couple of months my dreams have become very realistic once again, but while realistic during the dream the probabilities of the actual occurrence are slim.  

Last night I dreamt that I was in a field outside with my husband and there were other people present, but I did not know them personally. We were all standing and staring at the night sky. It was a nice balmy night and I could almost feel the breeze. I looked up and noticed a shower of shooting stars speeding across the sky. Everyone pointed in happy amazement. All of the sudden fire balls started falling and they were hurling towards us. People were screaming and panic stricken parents were running to save their children. I looked to my left for my husband but couldn't see him. I knew I was going to die. A large mass of fire was flying towards me and I put my arms up to shield my face. I didn't feel pain on impact, instead I felt this extreme (I cannot even express in words) peace. Everything was white. It surrounded me and cradled me. I felt sincere love and understanding. I remember hearing a sound that was almost like waves and a flute. It was sharp and constant, but it didn't hurt my ears. At that moment I remembered my husband and I began to panic. No one was here. I wanted him to be with me. "Is he okay?" I asked. When I spoke my voice was different. The language was not English and it was almost like singing. With each question I could see the light fading. I didn't want to leave the light, but I wanted my husband too. I reached out for the light. I ran to it and begged it to stay. I remember saying "I want" and it was gone. I woke up feeling out of breath and as if I were about to die. My ears were ringing and I was scared that I would never feel that peace again because I said, "I want".

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


Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes    

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?           I felt like I was right there. Even after waking I could recall everything and I felt remorse for asking for anything.

           
Was the experience dream like in any way?   The fact that fire was raining down and that supreme feeling of peace was unlike anything Ive ever experienced.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Uncertain      After impact with the fire. I felt whole. More so than I feel sitting here. I felt as if I was part of the white light.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            I felt so happy. All the answers Id ever had were no longer unanswered. I longed for my husband- that was the only unpleasant feeling.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           A trumpet or white noise/wave. Its hard to put into words.

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?            Uncertain      It may have been heaven. It was unlike any other place Ive seen or heard about. Like another plane. A void of white Peace

Did you see a light?           Yes     All around me. It was warm and intense, but it did not hurt my eyes.

Did you meet or see any other beings?           No      

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?          Uncertain            Intensified sight and sound. No taste or smell though.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes     Time had stopped within the white space. But when I began to panic it sped up as fast as my questions came.

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Yes     I felt like this could be heaven.

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?             No      

Did you become aware of future events?       Uncertain     

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       Yes     Yes, I felt like the questions I was asking or (singing) were speeding up the return process

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         Uncertain     

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     I felt as if maybe I had gone into another place and time.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       Not sure yet.

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     Just my husband. I cried and he seemed worried. He too had a bizarre dream last night, but of a different kind.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  worry, but a sense of knowledge about something that I am unsure of.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      experiencing that peace and love was the best. The worst was leaving it.

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

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