Lori A's Experience
I live in a dorm at college. I got into bed like every normal night, and I fell asleep, I was dreaming and my parents were in my dream and they told me that they were sorry but that I had to die. I saw a quick flash of them and me laying down near flowers maybe a funeral. Suddenly I ended up in a plane that crashed into a NY building and right before the crash I was so scared. Slowly I started to die, I told myself in my head this is it I am dying, while I slowly started to die I could feel no pain it was very peaceful, my spirit struggled with my body for a couple of minutes then gave up, my body started to float up to a smoky white cloud and I saw white everywhere.
Here I met another being of light, and saw so much light everywhere, I followed this other being up further up and talked to them like they were my best friend however I did not know them. Then I finally found myself surrounded by many others, they were all dead but they were all my friends some how automatically. I did not know any of them. I was in a wonderful place, and I was in no pain, it was extremely happy, more than I have ever felt in real life. In this place you could do whatever you want nothing was bad. As I looked around there were clouds and light blue like the sky and the only other thing was a swimming pool. While I was there part of the reason I was so happy was because all of my questions on earth have been answered. I thought to myself " Wow, what people on earth think of heaven was right"
I wanted to Not go back to earth but communicate with the people there and tell them to not fear death cause it is wonderful, but I could not talk to them. There was no time in this place. I remember starting to explore, Then I was standing in front of a much higher being which had taken some human form not fully, they had a big smile, and I looked into their eyes and they were pastel yellow, I realized this is god! then more joyous feelings than ever came over me I tried to touch him. He did not speak.
continued to enjoy my new life, I was in the pool and talking to all of the
other beings that I did not know. All of a sudden i heard from a voice that my
best friend and my boyfriend killed themselves and were being punished i wanted
to go to them. I remember leaving the room going down a little. I saw them both
suffering and it was cause i was dead, so i wished that i could fix everything.
Then the dorm fire alarm started to go off i woke up abruptly to the loud
buzzing. In a sort of shock i said to myself i am alive. It was only a dream.
Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience? Yes, I was taking imitrex for headaches and Claritin for allergies
Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes
Its very hard because i don't know if I actually died, this happened while i was sleeping, but it did not feel like a dream. But if i explain it the way it happened it sounds like i am making up a story, but i am not.
At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event? No
What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience? I was more aware than i usually am i dreams
Was the experience dream like in any way? Yes it was a dream but i felt more real
Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? Yes
I had no body i was a form of spirit, until i was up in heaven then i asked for my old body and got it, but i was in even better shape, to me i was perfect
Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises? No i do not recall any noised at all
Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure? Uncertain
Describe: I do not remember a tunnel i did travel in one direction, up
Did you see a light? Yes
Definitely very bright, brighter than the sun, but it did not hurt my eyes, it was nice to look at
Did you meet or see any other beings? Yes
Yes they greeted me and i did not know them they led me up to the cloud. I don't remember what we said
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? Yes, a beautiful location, with a huge swimming pool
Did you have any sense of altered space or time? Yes, there was no time, and altered space
Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose? Yes, I feel like i know more than i should
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? Uncertain
i do not remember saying i want to go back because i wanted to stay, but i wanted to help my friend and boyfriend I wanted to go to them. Maybe that is why i woke up.
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience? No
Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? Yes
The biggest change is that now i have no fear of death, i almost look forward to it, in general this has made me less fearful,
How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices? I still strongly believe in God and it more than that now i feel like i know.
Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes
Of course I also want to be more concerned about how i treat others, because life here is still a special
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes
My boyfriend but not in detail, he said wow but, i don't think he fully understood.
What emotions did you experience following your experience? Extreme happiness, i felt special
What was the best and worst part of your experience? The worst part was leaving such a wonderful place, and now wanting to go back
Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience? I want to know if its possible I could have died somehow in my sleep? or Honestly
mean I am going to die soon?
Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience? No
Never again have I had anything come close to that. Even on the exact same medication.
Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes, It was Very good, help me explain