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John W's Experience

Experience description:   

I was living alone. I had scheduled a weeks vacation. came home from work feeling fine but later that evening I started getting stomach pain. That night I had to use the toilet. I had diarrhea, went back to bed but an hour later I had to use the toilet again. This time I also had to vomit. For at least 30 I couldn't stop.  This went on all night. Went to bed for an hour got up did diarrhea and vomit thing. There was nothing left in me but I was still going through the motions. the next day I tried to eat a cracker and drink some water. Within minutes I was back to the toilet. I knew I needed water but as soon as I tried to drink any I was back to the toilet. That night the same thing. I was constantly trying to get rid of everything in my stomach through both orifices. I had a couple of bites of a cracker and a few sips of water in two days. The next morning I was totally exhausted and fell asleep.

During that time I had a dream I died and went somewhere. I was stopped by a man with a dark robe with a hood. I never saw his face. In the distance were lots of people. It seemed like they were waiting for me. It was like the feeling you get when you are getting off an airplane and can see your family waiting at the terminal for you to get off the plane. The man said it wasn't my time I had to go back. He wasn't mean, I felt his love and I felt the love of the people in the terminal. I wasn't going back and I knew I didn't have to. I didn't think I had anything to live for, my life was done, I was there, accept it and let me go forward. He showed me what I had to do I had access to all knowledge and convinced me to go back. When I came back I saw my body laying there in bed. I didn't know how I was going to get back in. All of a sudden I was awake. I felt excited and sad at the same time. I was excited with the things I had to do and sad that I had to leave that wonderful place. I felt my body to see if I was alive or if I was still dreaming. Seconds later I couldn't remember what I had to do. I still don't, but I know I haven't done it yet. I know things I don't know I know. Like I know the cure cancer, but it is locked in a file I can't get to. It's so simple I wonder why no one has figured it out yet. I know there is not going to be an going to be a second coming of Jesus. I know there is going to be big wars and big problems but they will be solved by people that have been given the knowledge and training to solve it. I care for life like I never have before. I now longer hunt. I go out of my way not to step on bugs when I hike. And when I kill a mosquito or any other thing I think about the life I terminated.  

I had been asleep for 48 hours. When I woke up my fever was gone I felt much better. I was thirsty but not too hungry I had some water and soup and it stayed down.

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Uncertain      The feeling of love and acceptance have no words to express accurately.

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          Yes     fever and dehydration

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness?    As far as I know it was all a dream, I had a fever, I don't know that I was alert or conscious I just know it was the best dream I ever had.

How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal every day consciousness and alertness?    Normal consciousness and alertness

If your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience was different from your normal every day consciousness and alertness, please explain:            As far as I know it was all a dream, I had a fever, I don't know that I was alert or conscious I just know it was the best dream I ever had.

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.)?  No      

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?     No

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Indescribable Love

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

Did you see a light?           No      

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Yes     Only spoke to one being but saw many in what seemed to be some sort of terminal.

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?   No      

Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?     Yes     all knowledge was available. I learned some but can't bring it out. Like the name of a movie or person in on the tip of your tongue but you can't say it.

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Yes     I was no a stand or stage but was stopped by a person of authority.

Did you become aware of future events?       Yes            They were lost shortly after I woke up.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience?     Uncertain      I seem to know there there are going to be problems but destruction of the world  in my life time.

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     It was about 40 years before I said anything to anyone. I believe they thought it was a dream.

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 probably not real         I thought it was an interesting dream. Never heard of a near death experience.

Were there one or several parts of the experience especially meaningful or significant to you?   

How do you currently view the reality of your experience:            Experience was probably real            because of others having similar experiences there may be something to this.

Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience?           No      

Have your religious beliefs/practices changed specifically as a result of your experience?           
Yes     I don't believe Jesus as the Christ, but as a man. I believe in a Creator and we are part of it.

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 so far accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?         Yes     as best as I can explain.