Mary Anne M's Experience
My experience occurred during the day and I was completely awake. It was the day after a terrible rollover accident in which my sister was critically injured. I had come out of the accident unscathed, perhaps because I was the driver and had the steering wheel to hold onto.
I was lying on my bed, completely distraught for my sister and her recovery. I also felt horribly responsible for her injuries.
I lay there and prayed to the Creator for her recovery and for forgiveness.
This is what happened next.
I was struck by a jolt of total awareness. It happened in a split second. It was a complete knowing of the Universe and its purpose, of my part in the fabric of all things.
The perpetual struggle is that it is impossible to find human words to begin to describe the amount of knowledge I was given and the comfort I received. I knew my sister would be ok. I knew I was not at fault.
I did not relay this experience to anyone. I truly did not feel the need. I had been completely comforted. When some 20 years later I did begin to talk about it, I could never find the words. The big jigsaw puzzle, the knowing that every single piece fits together for a purpose, everything is meant to be.... and so on.
I was given Anita Moorjani's book yesterday, finally someone gets it. She describes the experience with so much more clarity than I can find words for.
The experience changed my life in a profound way. I get it !
I don't always understand why things happen, but I know it's all part of the " puzzle "
not fear death, in fact I can't wait.
At the time of your experience was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Survived a car accident ( rollover)
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes No human words
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? At all times
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? More consciousness and alertness than normal
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. I did not physically see this. It was like a download to my consciousness ... Instant yet vivid and detailed
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. Normal
Did you see or hear any earthly events that were occurring during a time that your consciousness / awareness was apart from your physical / earthly body? No
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Peace love understanding
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No
Did you see an unearthly light? No
Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? No
I didnt hear anything, it was like a download of information
Did you encounter or become aware of any beings who previously lived on earth who are described by name in religions (for example: Jesus, Muhammad, Buddha, etc.)? No
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No
Did you become aware of past events in your life during your experience? No
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Time seemed to go faster or slower than usual
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about the universe
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No
Did you come to a border or point of no return? No
Did scenes from the future come to you? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness suggesting that there either is (or is not) continued existence after earthly life (“life after death”)? Yes
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that God or a supreme being either does (or does not) exist? Yes I was given complete awareness
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that you either did (or did not) exist prior to this lifetime? Yes
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that a mystical universal connection or unity/oneness either does (or does not) exist? Yes
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s meaning or purpose? Yes
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s difficulties, challenges, or hardships? Yes
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding love? Yes
During your experience, did you encounter any other specific information / awareness that you have not shared in other questions that is relevant to living our earthly lives? No
Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge or purpose? Yes
What occurred during your experience included: Content that was entirely not consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience
How accurately do you remember the experience in comparison to other life events that occurred around the time of the experience? I remember the experience more accurately than other life events that occurred around the time of the experience
My experience directly resulted in: Large changes in my life
Did you have any changes in your values or beliefs after the experience that occurred as a result of the experience? Yes Love is everything
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Yes I have knowings... I can read although not always, the thoughts that people have, for example when I meet someone new. I get a knowing of their thoughts
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? Everything has a pupose
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes 20 years.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? No
What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened: Experience was definitely real Complete clarity. Knowing and profound sense of peace
What do you believe about the reality of your experience at the current time: Experience was definitely real I can never forget it. As real today as at the time.
Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience? No
Have your religious beliefs/spiritual practices changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes I have no faith in organised religion
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? No
Did the questions asked and information that you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes I need to share this experience