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Lorna B's Experience

Experience description:   

I had gone to bed about ten pm, my baby was asleep in her cot. thought I had fallen asleep when I suddenly was standing by the bedroom door looking at myself asleep on the bed. I stood for a moment looking then tried to turn around but was not able to, I became frightened when I realized I could not turn around and then felt myself going backwards towards a light, because I was scared I said lord Jesus help me then I found myself back in bed and tied to sit up but couldn't after what felt like only a couple of minutes I felt a lovely peace. it did freak me out and have always wondered why it happened

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? No       I can recall it well

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          No       none I was perfectly healthy

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness?    standing looking at my body

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:            standing looking at my body

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.)?  Uncertain      seemed to be aware of dimensional difference felt like I was stuck to the spot got scared when I couldn't turn away from looking at my body, felt myself going backwards yet saw light

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.)?
            Uncertain      no noise apart from when I called out, I saw my physical body and knew I did not have a body when there I was just there

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            curiosity, felt briefly scared then felt peaceful once I went back into my body

Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure?          No       but felt like a tunnel when I started going backwards knew it was the light

Did you see a light?           Yes     I knew it was

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?            Uncertain      had some sort of dimensional awareness knew that I was not in my body so must of been in some dimensional state?

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes     knew I was out of my body but had no awareness of how long

Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?     No      

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Yes     tried to turn away but seemed to be stuck on the spot. felt like I was going toward a light but said please help me lord Jesus then I was back in my body I could not sit up for roughly five minutes when I could I felt a lovely peace I think the fact I realized I was going toward the light made me scared as I could see my body lying there

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?     Yes     always seemed to be sensitive to peoples feelings and thoughts, a long while after I had visited my mum and dads I awoke one morning to see my mum go round my bed and go downstairs I went down as I thought she was in the toilet and waited to see if she would like a cup of tea after a while I shouted to her there was n reply, I went back upstairs she was in bed fast asleep that freaked me out

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     told my friends at work, they did not react in anyway

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    thought it was something that happened but had no understanding why

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

How do you currently view the reality of your experience:            Experience was definitely real    I know it happened and still wonder why

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?           

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?        just would like to know why it happened and how?

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?   not really I was looking for someone to explain it to me