Jody C's Experience
1n 1975, as a 16-year-old boy, I had an experience that changed my life, the way I perceived it, and still affects me to this day. I don't ask that anyone believe it, but I feel I need to share it. Some may even think it's only a dream, but I know better...
I had built a bedroom in our attic, with my father's permission. Although, it resembled something more like a tree house inside, it was mine, and I loved it. Our family owned a large farm and dairy in an isolated valley, near the Idaho/Utah boarder, called Curlew valley. Our family had its regular relationships, and dysfunctional moments, but for the most part, we were very close and worked very hard together.
In this bedroom, I had gone to bed on an autumn night, as I usually did. While in a deep sleep, I heard someone call my name, I tried to ignore it, then again, and I started to become more alert. The third time I heard my name, "Jody!” I sat up, because it almost sounded as though it had been a shout. I did not expect to see and experience what was before my eyes, when I sat up. I saw a young man, who looked very familiar, brown wavy hair, green eyes, and a deep emanating light coming from within him, that made his being shine, and the light that surrounded him, lit my room. It didn't frighten me. He stood as though on solid ground, but was not touching the floor. He was dressed in white, a robe-like garment. I looked back behind me, while sitting up, and saw that I had sat up out of my body, which was still lying in the bed.
The visitor held out his hand, and beckoned me to take his, and come with him, because he had something he needed to share with me. He communicated by thought; there was no movement of his mouth when he conversed with me. I felt what he said in my heart, but yet sounded like vocal communication, and the way one would normally perceive it. Although it had more depth, and you could feel the emotion and or urgency of the message, as he felt it.
So, I took his hand, and in an instant, we would travel by thought, appearing above and to the side of each of my family member's beds. He spoke of events and situations that had occurred in the past, and what was happening now, and where it all would lead in the future. This, for each member, both parent and sibling, and how they fit into the picture. Then he showed me where, when and how I was to intervene.
The things he told me, I still carry with me, but only come to me, when the time and situation is perfect. He told me this is the way it would be, because all that he shared would overwhelm me, if I were to remember all of it at once.
Before my visitor left me, we appeared back in my attic bedroom. He took both my hands, looked me in the eyes, with a piercing brilliance of pure love and energy, and said, "It's up to you now, Jody. You must keep this family together, Love them, teach them what I tell you, when the time is right." Then he embraced me, and we both wept. Then he released me, and I laid back into my body. I jumped from my bed, and knelt down beside it and cried, "God, why me? Why did this happen to me? Why is this my responsibility?" Then a calming peace came over me, and I felt everything would be all right. But the love and pureness of the light which for a time, I had been in, still overwhelmed me, and I cried myself to sleep.
Since then, many things have happened, and I somehow know exactly what to do, and how, and what to say. And I know where it's coming from. Like I said, many would scoff, and it doesn't matter to me, I know what happened, and I cannot deny it. It has made being mortal somewhat frustrating, because of the limitations we have, and how most conceive life and how to live it. I have been shown, and I know the difference. In a way, for a long time, I felt I had been robbed of my free agency to choose. But time is proving me wrong. I am glad for my experience, and will always be thankful that someone cared enough to warn and help my family.
Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes There are specific communications relayed within the light that cannot be spoken verbally. Only felt...
At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event? No
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? From the beginning after my name was called three times, no waiver in alertness, everything was VERY clear.
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal every day consciousness and alertness? More consciousness and alertness than normal
If your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience was different from your normal every day consciousness and alertness, please explain: All senses were heightened beyond normal levels, and yet did not conflict or confuse me with the extra input.
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 I could see life force energy as light, I could "see" emotion and recognize it's energy or light.
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.)?
Uncertain I felt what I heard, so I am not sure if it was audible...
Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? Yes
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Calm, Joy, Peace, but most of all, I felt surrounded by love and knew my love was felt by other.
Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure? No
Did you see a light? Yes
Did you meet or see any other beings? Yes It was a familiar face, one I felt I knew, but didn't know from where. Looked like a sibling, but wasn't my sibling.
Did you experience a review of past events in your life? Yes I was taught how my experiences prior to that day fit into my education of mortality, and how it would help me in the future. And also how my life experiences would help others, mainly my own family.
Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later? Yes I was told of different events that would happen in my family member's lives and how I was to be involved, and at what times and situations. It's hard to describe other than I know what to say and when without any waiver of confidence in what is said.
Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions? No
Did you have any sense of altered space or time? Uncertain Time was not relevant to my experience, it seems as if I was with this "visitor" for hours, but it all happened during one night.
Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose? Yes I came to know that life was more than what we can see and hear in the mortal body. It has made mortal life sometimes very frustrating and hard to deal with knowing what I learned while present in the light. The light it's self was a source of truth, knowledge, and wisdom.
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Yes While being taught or instructed by the being of light, he observed house rules my father and set deeply into my mind that no males were to go into my sister's bedroom after bed time. So we spoke of my sister outside of her door, but could see through it.
Did you become aware of future events? Yes
Very, sometimes earth shaking when they happen. But most future knowledge is shrowded so I can have the free agency to still choose my direction or reaction to experiences. Example, my mother's death. I somehow knew she would not grow old, and we would have discussions of what would happen if she died early or unexpectedly.
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience? Yes I can sense spirits when they come and go in my surroundings. When they come, they appear as a pin point of light or orb (ball of light)
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes I only share it with those who I am "prompted" to and feel they would not look at me as if I were a few bricks short of a full load. (delusional)
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? Uncertain I had a level of sensitivity to me that most of my peers and siblings didn't understand, so I was considered the "odd" fellow.
How did you view the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened: Experience was definitely real I knew it was real, I couldn't deny it... Truth is witness to it's self.
Were there one or several parts of the experience especially meaningful or significant to you? I was taught that everything good in life was from the source of light, and everything that was considered evil, was void of light. (truth, love, knowledge, wisdom, etc...)
How do you currently view the reality of your experience: Experience was definitely real I was very young and at a turning point in my life. In order to continue and be a fully functional being, I needed intervention.
Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes I am bluntly honest, and mince no words. I have more confidence in what I say and do.
Have your religious beliefs/practices changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes I was a very active Mormon from my youth's environment and home life, but have completely pulled away from any kind of 'organized religion' because of the power trips some leaders tend to go on when they are put into positions over others. Their ignorance and arrogance irritates me.
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? If you need to know more... ask me directly, not through a "form" which is inconclusive in drawing information. :)
Did the questions asked and information you provided so far accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? No Nothing can put into words my experience, I can only closely relate it to you in this context. One has to experience these things to understand fully.
Are there any other questions we could ask to help you communicate your experience? This questionnaire is good for those who may have physically died and gone to the tunnel which takes our spirits back to it's source, but to those of us who have had visitations, it leaves some things lacking... But I'm grateful never the less because it exists, and I can share.