Mark W's Experience
At the time of the accident I was depressed and an alcoholic. My life was a mess, I was kicked out of school at 15 due to a poor childhood. I drank heavily but still worked a hard physical job. The night before the accident, I had been to a night club and smoked drugs as well as drank alcohol. The next morning I bought more alcohol to keep me going throughout the day as I was going to see the final of a football match in London and I needed some courage to get me there. I traveled in a train to London with some friends, drinking and joking along the way. When we got to the station in London I remember looking out of the window and seeing a footbridge across the railway tracks and decided to head in that direction. It was on that bridge according to witnesses I fell 50 feet onto the concrete floor below. I fractured my skull 5 times, lost a lot of blood and was put on life support and was in a coma for a month.
In the coma at some point during that month, I think almost instantly after I fell and was knocked out, I felt as if I was in a dim grey lobby of a hotel or waiting room with grey stairs, dark grey people I knew from the past laughed and joked and walked up or ran up the stairs, I reached out tried to get some attention, some acknowledged me as they passed me. Some of them just walked normally, some in a hurry. children scampered up the stairs, playing and messing around laughing. Some of the grey figures I did not recognize. Strangers were sat around me on chairs, it felt as if we were waiting for something or someone. I tried to make sense of it all. I also saw friends that traveled with me on the train, standing at the bottom of the stairs talking to each other, they acknowledged me, but did not enter in any conversation.
Then I felt as if I was
on a fluffy cloud laying back in comfort, surrounded by a brilliant white light,
not a silver light or a light powered by electricity, far stronger than any high
wattage light bulb. The light was infinite. the light enveloped me with
unconditional love, I was totally relaxed, without pain, peaceful and felt an
unlimited love oozing thru my body. No drug, no matter how powerful on this
world could or ever would be able to give u this powerful emotion. I was in
total peace, totally secure and safe, floating on this cloud of love in the
brilliant light was an experience that no single word could describe. I did not
want to leave that place, I felt serine, happy and loved. My whole life changed
when I returned. I did not want to, but I was sucked back into the cloud and
retuned into the hospital room.
Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? No
At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event? No
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? laying back into the cloud looking into the infinite white light, in awe of bathing in the unconditional love
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: laying back into the cloud looking into the infinite white light, in awe of bathing in the unconditional love
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.)? Yes tried to see the end of the light, tried to make sense of it, Realizing it was infinite.
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 Hard to remember if there was soft music playing or anything at all
Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? Yes
What emotions did you feel during the experience? serenity, peace, love, every physical ailment or injury had gone
Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure? Uncertain the enclosure seemed to be a grey hotel lobby, I was sat waiting with other people.
Did you see a light? Yes
Did you meet or see any other beings? Yes some people I recognized but could not put a name to them were in the grey room, none of them communicated with me. they seemed otherwise engaged with each other, talking or meditating.
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? No
Did you have any sense of altered space or time? Yes time was irrelevant, there was no need for time. It was infinite
Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose? Yes I sensed that my experience was special. I was bathed in light and unconditional love
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Uncertain I am not sure if the grey waiting room was the final room before I was called.