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I was about 7 years old at the time.  In the middle of the night I woke up and found that I was floating near the ceiling of my bedroom.  I was floating on my stomach, so I was parallel with my body which was lying in a single bed...except that I was looking down at my body and my body was looking up at me.  If we had been swimming my body would have been doing a back stroke and the crawl.  What struck me was the sensation that I was conscious and that this consciousness was the same rational sort that I experience when I am awake or right now for that matter.  I wasn't afraid.  I liked the feeling because I realized that I was experiencing a form of lightness that even at the happiest moment of my life I could never experience. 

I had the impression that to be awake was to have some sort of force pushing down on me and that when I wasn't in my body things were beautiful and light.  I stayed there for a while, floating, looking at myself and the way my body was positioned in the bed, not being afraid. I tried to make my body wake up but couldn't, then I very calmly decided that I should go back in my body. So I slowly started to float down into my body...still in the same position.  I was acutely aware of the fact that I was floating down slowly....I tried to speed things up but that didn't I just kept on floating downwards.  During that time I continued to try to wake up my body which obviously didn't work.  The weird thing was when I finally got back in my body it was in a kissing position and it was at that point that I couldn't see but I was still aware of what was going on.  Then I felt like I was moving through pudding or something as my spirit cranked around 180 degrees in order to align myself with my body.  It happened rapidly enough and when I was properly in my eyes opened up and I saw that my hands and feet were in the same position as I had seen them from outside my body.  Then I just got up and walked down the hall...I'm not sure if I went to the bathroom or to see my mom or what.

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

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

Was the experience dream like in any way?   not at all

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

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           no

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          Yes

all as if i were awake

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Yes

I was aware of the heaviness of life and would compare being alive on earth and all of the daily gests and movements we make to swimming in Jell-O or pudding.

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       Yes

I decided to go back

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

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes, They believed me I think.