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Lara S's Experience

Experience description:   

Briefly, I'd like to share my pre-birth memories (and some others) with your readers.

In addition to many clear memories of my infancy and early childhood, which I understand is fairly unusual, I have a few vague memories of pre-birth and a possible past life.

I remember seeing my parents at their wedding reception. It was a big hall painted light green. I remember the cake.

I remember being present at the house my parents lived in before I was born. Details were later confirmed.

I remember being wheeled down the hall of the hospital shortly after I was born. The light streaming through the windows and the color of the walls made an impression on me.

I remember certain things of my babyhood, such as nursing, the taste of sweat after my mom had been working outside (yuck!) and looking up at my crib mobile. I remember feeling chilly in my diaper and being bored a lot, waiting for my parents to come pick me up. I clearly remember my mom taking me out to visit the place she worked. It was a bank and it was extremely dull and boring. I remember all of this, from when we got out of the car, mom putting me up on the counter in my baby-carrier, and setting me down on a table, still in my carrier. This outing, for some reason, is clear in my mind. She tells me I was about two months old when it happened.

I have past-life memory fragments which I've mostly forgotten over the years. One is still quite clear. I am a small girl, about age 4-5, standing on the concrete steps of a brick building which seems like a hospital or school-- I'm not sure. I have a suitcase and am wearing a cream-colored corduroy coat. There is a woman with me whom I don't know. She is leading me into the building and I am saying good-bye to my mother. I am leaving my family for a long time. I feel confused. She leads me up some stairs. I get the impression this is in Europe somewhere.

The other past-life memory I have is a very happy one. In this one, I am a very small child or toddler. I am sitting in a black pram. My parents are strolling me through a park on a beautiful day. We are just enjoying being together as a family. There seems to be a clown/mime or something at the park, but I can't be sure? I think this is the same life as the previous one. It seems to be in England or possibly France.

The time period is clearly 1930s-early 1940s. I assumed I died relatively young, because in this life I was born in 1980. I suffer from severe and unexplained depression since my childhood. I'm starting to wonder if that's a past-life issue and I intend to investigate further.

In addition to these things, I had what seems to be an out-of-body experience a few months ago. My husband and I were sleeping in separate rooms but we met in the kitchen during the night to discuss some things. We were apparently asleep in our bodies but I could see him as transparent, blue light. The kitchen and surroundings seemed perfectly normal, dark (as it was nighttime), and the light over the stove was on as usual. This did not seem weird to me at all. I asked him about it the next day and he doesn't remember. No drugs, alcohol or other substances were involved.

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

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

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event? Uncertain I was stuck in my mom's pelvis so they did have to do a C-section to get me out

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience? Very alert

Was the experience dream like in any way? No

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? Uncertain In the memory of the bank outing, I feel as though I was only somewhat in my body? I am looking at myself and my mother from a different perspective, if that makes sense. It seems less "me centered" than usual.

What emotions did you feel during the experience? Confusion and maybe sadness at the hospital/ school. Happiness in all others.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises? No

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? No

Did you see a light? No

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? Yes I saw the house my parents lived in before I was born. The kitchen was red and white. These memories have faded, but I remember discussing it with my mom as a child, and she said there was no way I'd have known that unless I'd seen pictures.

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different? 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? No

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No

Did you become aware of future events? No

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body? No Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience? Yes These things happened to me as a young child, but I have always been extremely sensitive to lights, music, and people's moods. As an adult I have had several psychic experiences and dream visitations from relatives. In the last year or so I have become somewhat clairaudient (hearing others thoughts out loud) and able to taste things that other people are eating... as weird as that sounds. It happens randomly and not all the time but I can't control it.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? No

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices? It hasn't at all. I was raised Christian and I still am, although maybe a bit more open-minded than the average Christian.

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

Have you shared this experience with others? Yes Mom brushed off the memories when I told her about them as a child. However, she believes in my "abilities"... My husband doesn't quite buy the past-life thing but he humors me. I don't talk about it much.

What was the best and worst part of your experience? In all memories I mentioned, I felt a great deal of love towards my family, and happiness to be alive (except maybe in the hospital one which wasn't particularly happy). Those feelings I wish I could recapture, since I suffer from severe depression now.

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 accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes Thank you for letting me share.