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Joe C's Experience

Experience description:   

This was the death of my shadow. When I realized that my presence at this place, myself, that I was casting no shadow....I was somehow outside my self... not really an out of body experience, but my soul was projected somewhere else very close by, but still attached to my body...I had crossed over into that place where there is another reality...beyond what? I don't know. 

I became aware that I was standing on the edge of a moving circle apparatus. The center of the apparatus seemed to be about 50 feet behind me. To my front and right was a wall of bright flames with no sound welling up from a vast chasm and extending upward to a place I could not see. Instinctively I knew that at the bottom of this chasm was the place of the devil. The wheel was turning towards the chasm. I was standing on the edge naked with my toes just on the edge of the plate. I was repelled by the flames. I was immobile and couldn't move my limbs but could move my head and shoulders to turn away from the flames. I felt no heat. The wheel was moving from my left to right extremely slowly. I knew that when the spot on the wheel where I was standing became parallel to the chasm I would fall in. This was death. No doubt about it I was on a track to my death. just prior to this I had faced some very difficult times.

I was already wound up in my flight/fight reaction...it was for me fight.

I am a strong person psychologically and at that time physically. But I could not move off the wheel. Turning my head I could see behind me out of the corner of my eye...this is when I realized that I was casting no shadow...the light was passing through me....what was on the wheel was my physical soul.

To fight I must muster up a huge amount of energy. I was able to do this. My body and soul began to rev up like a dynamo. I could physically feel the energy building up like a motor revving up until I was expending a huge amount of energy. But I could only project this energy through my mind or soul.

The question I keep thinking about was what was the source of this death opposition I was facing. The only explanation I could reach was that it was the devil. Who would have done this to me? Only my ex-wife who I believe sold her soul to the devil to kill me.

This confrontation went on day and night for about 100 days.

I do not remember sleeping for days...

I worked in my Soil Conservation Office, allocating funds, making decisions about engineering layouts for practices, doing calculations for money payments and I do not remember much of it.

My time on the wheel was 24 hours a day...it never went away.

I was a human dynamo of energy.....

Slowly but so very slowly my projection of energy slowed the wheel down to one day it stopped moving. I knew that I had won but the confrontation was not over yet. After a brief stop the wheel began to turn back away from the flames and the chasm.

At that point I knew that I had faced the force of evil and had won. I knew that I was going to be OK and I was going to be a stronger person in the future.

Eventually over a period of several days it all dissipated and went away.

For several days I was weak and drained.

My technician in my office came to me and said to me, "are you back"....

I was shocked because he had seen that I was not all there. And I said to him, what did you see? And he said, you were here but appeared to be extremely detached like your mind was somewhere else.

I came out of this experience much stronger.

I have no fear of death because I looked it in the eye for period of time. 

Now...the rest of the story...

Since I was nine years old I have experienced a window in my mind. It turns on like a TV screen. Only in the upper left hand quadrant of my mind.

Realize that in 1947 I had never heard of TV nor seen a TV set. In those early days it was like a motion picture screen to me....

NO...this is not dreaming.

I dream and this TV screen are on at the same time.

It comes on during the day/night when I am engaged in all kinds of activities.

I cannot turn it on willingly... it just comes on.

I see beautiful paintings, hear music, see strange lands and people, pages of math formulas and sheet music, see myself reading in a strange language to students in an environment that appears to be Greece/Italy area.

This window has also shown me future events.

I have recounted some events that lead to the death of people before they happened.

And I mean I recounted the exact plane, who the exact pilot was, the place of the crash exactly and the seating arrangement of passengers and what they were wearing....

My college room mates were stupefied after I recounted this and it happened later that day.

They became true believers quickly. 

Then there is the encounter with an Angel at Ft. Riley while live fire was conducted with M-60 tanks. A trooper soldier should have died that day on my tank but some force saved him.....that is another story.... 

And my high school friend who died on the operating table during heart surgery...and I was sent to the other side through my window...yes the only time I have been able to see through my window to the other side... I went through...it must have been my soul...my friend was after a time revived but his soul was on its way to the other side...I was sent to interrupt this journey and turn the soul back....I did...another story....

I related this event to my wife and noted it on the calendar. Several day later I called someone in my hometown to check on this event. Yes, at the time of my mission to intercept the other persons soul was the exact time that this high school friend was on the operating table. 

And then there is the future events concerning North America that I have seen through my window during the late 1970's. Those events now seem to be coming true. Not all yet but enough to make me frightened. 

And more....but I seem to have a connection to the 'other side'....

It does not give my winning lottery tickets and such...

But it communicates to me.....why me? 

When I was 6 Dr. Reynolds twice told my parents that I might not live through the night. I had acute tonsillitis and acute nephritis and my body temperatures soared to levels that should have severely damaged my nervous system.

If it were not for penicillin I would not have survived these infections. As it is I just barely beat off death at an early age. 

That's me....this is my story and my window is still operational...


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

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          Yes     Threats on my life

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness?    during the time when my energy dynamo was at its highest peak

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:            during the time when my energy dynamo was at its highest peak

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     My time on the wheel was surrounded by a vast cloudy impenetrable space. I could not see beyond what was trying to consume me. There was not sound at all and no external sound, no external light, no external interruptions, no difference between day and night, no wind, so sun...

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.)?            No      

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Uncertain

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            I felt attacked and wanted to fight back.

I was fairly certain that I could win this power confrontation if I could figure out how to project my strength. I felt as if this was the most important event of my life. It was a test and if I failed, I was to die.

I felt extremely competitive.

But I felt sad because if another person was arranging for this to happen to me they were going to lose.

Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure?          No      

Did you see a light?           Yes     Vast flames with no heat streaking upward and no sound; around me a cloudy undifferentiated environment that seemed neutral but required to encapsulate me into a death contest

Did you meet or see any other beings?           No      

Did you experience a review of past events in your life?    No      

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

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?   Yes     time seemed to be unimportant, only the contest of energy was movement

Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?     Yes     I realized I was in the presence of the devil or his minions [representatives]; there was a sense that I was in a battle with evil

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Yes     I was at a boundary. On the other side and in the chasm was the way to the devil. Crossing the boundary was physical death for me; the end of life on earth. I was to pass into Hell and become the property of the devil.

Did you become aware of future events?       No           

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience?     No       not following this experience...but in the prior writing I described my 'window' which I have had now for some 60 years....

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     many many years...

Their reactions are usually disbelief, detachment, and comments about my believing in black helicopters and such.... 

Because of the general negative reactions you get from people I very seldom describe this event of any of the other events I have experienced in life relate to the 'other side'.

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

How did you view the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened:            Experience was definitely real    For weeks after this experience I felt like I had been released from a great burden both physically and psychologically. I was weak and worn out for several weeks after this event. My physical condition after the event was ample proof to me that the event was real.

After all these years it still seems real...

Were there one or several parts of the experience especially meaningful or significant to you?            Yes, I met in battle and defeated an unknown powerful enemy from the other side; I think this power was from the devil. I came to know that you can be in control of your life more than most people realize.

It confirmed for me that another dimension exists.

How do you currently view the reality of your experience:            Experience was definitely real            Subsequent experiences with what appeared to be an angel on my M-60 tank, an experience with another persons soul; my contact with another dimension has not been just this one experience.... they continued after.....

Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience?           Yes     I look up most other people who have not had an experience such as mine as being deprived and not fully educated...but how do you transfer what you have experienced to another person? Impossible...I feel like other people have been left out.

Have your religious beliefs/practices changed specifically as a result of your experience?           

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?        I have always suspected that there is more to life; the universe and the history of man on earth. At times I have felt as if I have lived before. Especially when I see myself as an old many in another country many centuries in the past.

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

Are there any other questions we could ask to help you communicate your experience?   One of the most important pieces of knowledge I have acquired from my experiences with the 'other side' is that I have no fear of death.