Marguerite's Experience

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Experience description:   

I was in the car with my daughter, her boyfriend, and my husband. The boyfriend was driving and my husband and I were in the back seat. We were on our way to see the medical school to which my daughter was recently accepted. She was explaining to us the length of time her education would take to complete and to hear her better, I slid over next to my husband on the driver's side of the car.

Suddenly, I had a terrible feeling of impending danger. It was so strong that I could no longer concentrate on my daughter's words. I felt that car was going to come through the median and hit us head on. I also felt that only my daughter would be killed. I knew that this had happened in a dream or some such thing. I sat up and watched the traffic coming towards us on the opposite side of the road. I did not share my feelings with anyone as I knew they would think I was crazy.

We traveled a short way, perhaps a mile or so, when we came upon a car that had crossed the median and had gone head first across the highway over the guard rail. I was relieved in that I thought we had "dodged the bullet." However, I was happy to find out we did not have to go back on same road. Does this experience sound as though it could be real? I am relieved, but frightened. I am a sensible educated woman with no previous experience with such things.

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

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness?
    The whole time.

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

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?     Uncertain

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Fear

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes     I was not sure if all this was a dream remembered.

Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?     Yes     I felt I was the only one warned.

Did you become aware of future events?       Uncertain
            I don't know if I was seeing a future event, but if so, it was avoided. I don't know why.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience?     No

Have you shared this experience with others?
         Yes     The next day with my husband. I think he was being polite, and just said it must have been scary for me.

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    I just know it was real to me.

Were there one or several parts of the experience especially meaningful or significant to you?    It was just so frightening.

How do you currently view the reality of your experience:            Experience was definitely real

Did the questions asked and information you provided so far accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?         No       The questions seem to deal with a near death experience for myself. It was not. It was a portent of danger for my daughter.