Nick R's Experience
So, I was with friends in their flat..3 adults and a 2 year old child were present.
The adults were in the bedroom, I went to the kitchen to grab a glass of water.
As I was returning to the bedroom I suddenly found myself prone on the floor of the lounge, prostrate face down, unable to move, not from paralysis or any sort of physical 'attack' (i.e. heart/stroke/knock-out blow), but from an unseen force, just 'holding' me there, unable to move at all. I could sense a weird strength not letting me do anything but breathe and 'take in my environment'.. I knew that a 'spirit' had me so, and a sense of loss overwhelmed me, loss that I was thousands of miles from family and loved ones, loss that now this was it, my life could be finished in a heartbeat...loss that I had so much to do still, loss that I had been doing 'unworthy things' for a long time, that I had not done anything 'worthy of the Lord'... as this was 'my end'
Well, then I was up and out of the flat, 'pulled' out of my body, hundreds of feet above, in the sky( did I mention it was about 11p.m?), looking around the cities( between Johannesburg and Pretoria is Midrand) I could see the millions of lights below, a great sense of ease, or peace filled me, as I was 'turned' and was now zooming at a spectacular speed towards the stars, I noticed that so many others (people's spirits, looking like little bright shooting stars) coming with me, from all over the world, all of us 'zooming' towards a hugely distant, but somehow very near, tremendous light that was on a 'horizon' in the heavenly sky.. millions of times larger than like our own sunsets here on earth in 'size'...I felt awesomely privileged, relieved, happy, excited yet somewhat perturbed about how overpowering this 'all' was -- realizing that my body was 'back there' and remembering I had 'stuff to do'( like family- God's work, and intangible 'things yet unbeknownst') I seemed to have a nanosecond doubt to 'leave' (there was a 'thread of my physical existence'( I can only say something like a spider with his piece of silk to keep him 'anchored') linking myself to 'back there' (which is here, in the 'land of the living')..knowing ..but dreading at the same time, I 'turned back'...glancing towards the light, the thousands of small 'lights' zooming were still going steadfastly on their way to the source of that amazingly spectacular 'light' ( I don't know why I say light as it was more like a zillion stars in one ..too bright to look at directly, but ''seen'' as outstandingly brilliantly bright... and huge!
So, with a great realization of where I was now at the moment being back in some persons flat, back in this lowly body, 'stuck here' yet wanting to be here to 'do something'--I was still prone on the floor, but not 'held', I got up, somewhat overcome with many emotions when the little child( 2 years old) went into a totally unbelievable rant at me telling me I know what I am doing is wrong, in a voice of an adult, using language that only an adult could know or use.. absolutely unbelievable( 4 years later I found these people, the same boy child had a 'possessed episode'' again- which scared the living daylights out of me--another story)-- I was at this stage totally in control of my body, and simply out of my mouth I spurted the whole little saga out to the 3 other adults when I went in the room straight thereafter... of course, with disbelief they said I had 'spun-out'.. to this day this episode( in total lucidity I could have been 'dead' to this world, but yet not to the universe of spirits) stand out amongst the times I have almost been killed or died (I've been shot at, attacked by 3 enraged policemen with guns- putting me in hospital seriously injured, mugged and stabbed by a mob of robbers with machetes/knives, been in the border war (Angola South Africa) survived armed attack, numerous serious vehicle accidents, 4 major surgeries( 3 in recent years for abdominal problems), death wish devil may care attitude with big game and life in Africa e.g. snakes, hippos crocodiles, jumping off high bridges into raging waters far below, swimming in shark infested waters, prescribed drug overdose 'event', 60 entire datura flowers consumed in 3 hours, taking hundreds of magic mushrooms & 'malpitte'-- the list goes on and on )yet still I am here.. as my purpose is to spread the word that the IS 'life' after this-- and there is only 1 way to the Creator( you know the answer).. this ONE instance I basically outlined( not a major one to me as there are more harsh experiences, but this one is different by itself as I ''voluntarily returned'' instead of going away) of 'near death'.
At the time of your experience was there an associated life-threatening event? No
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes hard to really explain... upon a short read back it seems ''stupid'' the way I've put 'it' into words for you
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? More consciousness and alertness than normal all the time, there was no high low during this experience at all( the point of being 'frozen' to the spot till my return was mere minutes) conscious of every other 'leaving spirit' from this physical realm... has not been repeated again to me, I was more alert to the universal meaning and outcome of many of us, instead of normal day to day( I co-owned a newspaper then at this time)
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. I could see the whole region of where I was in the sky, zillions of miles towards the stars, yet still ''connected'' to 'myself'' back in the flat.. prior and future. I could also 'see' family and friends around the world, and 'speak' to them.. that's not the same as ''usual'' at all
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. I could hear nothing unusual per se
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? Yes many many peoples spirits were on their way( zooming) to ''The Light''( which I knew was Our Creator by the way
What emotions did you feel during the experience? helplessness, fear, amazing excitement, joy, sadness, trepidation, peace, downheartedness, acceptance, wonderment, awe, moment-lost( i.e. chance to 'be with my maker'), relief,
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No
Did you see an unearthly light? Yes Like mentioned before, Hugely massive whole universal horizon of light, with many ''same spirit'' lights toward that massive one and I knew it was '' The Light ''
Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? No Voice -Not on this occasion, on various other occasions most definite yes.
Presence-Yes, many.. First 'one' was 'holding' me still( whilst in body on floor), then the light was ( in my opinion) the light of the Almighty, whom I could sense) .. the ''fellow'' lights/''shooting starlight'', plenty of people's spirits, was definitely mystical/lovely
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No ... well, the other people's spirits, now, as humans in the flesh they were dead, but as their souls n spirits weren't dead they were alive-- going to ''The Light''
there was no immediate relations to me, just fellow humans and lives
Did you become aware of past events in your life during your experience? Yes I became aware of current( but in different continent and cities) to future events only at this time, and for a while after..
otherwise only my memories 'popped' through my head
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No I was literally zooming through space towards the huge light on the horizon, along with thousands( if not 100's of thousands) of 'others'-- so not entering any unearthly world at all
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? No there was no sense of time
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? No for Q: 26 Answers for this are limited, for 26 I would say harmony with myself, almost, but no disharmony either
For Q: 27: understood only that there is a 'source for future' we can all get to go to after 'this'
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Yes I reached and got taken past the boundary of 1) the flat;2) my body and mind;3) this earthy dimension into the 'outer space/next journey and destination' dimension, within my own spirit and saw others too, then I came back.. so as far as getting to ''pearly gates'' NO-- there was no boundary or structure like stairs
Did you come to a border or point of no return? I came to a definite conscious decision to "return" to life the sense that I have a 'job' to do, as well as wanting to do that 'job'.. I am yet to fully understand exactly what that means in totality... apart from doing the will of the Almighty( whatever and whomever ''He'' is; apart for Creator ''I Am'' of course-- )
Did scenes from the future come to you? Scenes from my personal future There were that were in ''de ja vue '' for at least 10 years, daily, sometimes all the time, which I very very often shared with those people when ''it'' was happening with them-- and they knew it.. ...many people who know me know this!!! weird but true-- constant de ja vue ( not anymore-only now and again)
Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge or purpose? Yes Oh Yes!!
Most assuredly so, my whole life has been ''special' with stuff like this.. but being a rebel, I struggle to commit fully to 'my purpose'
This experience proved to me the immortality of ''The Light'' and therefore as I ( and many others did/do actually) went towards ( but 'returned')' It'( I shall say ''I am ''instead) ''I am'' is watching, waiting, with all his mighty Angels( I tell you there are millions upon millions of them) .. and our eternal lives are in the balance here on this little tiny planet spinning through space, the demons are here, pulling the 'strings' everywhere, always, but their time is limited..
Discuss any changes that might have occurred in your life after your experience: Large changes in my life After this experience, I cannot deny the existence of ''I am'' the Almighty Creator, His Angels, and obviously His Spirit, and have faith in believing that the Man Jesus of Nazareth did exist, does exist, did die and is resurrected and lives , still!
I am still a normal guy who does wrong, but live in hope I can do His will more, and that by His love and Grace I will be forgiven for my sins and have the promise of everlasting life-- I BELIEVE NOW in knowledge and experience, whereas before I did not know much at all despite some visions, spiritual experiences and 'visits'
Did you have any changes in your values or beliefs after the experience that occurred as a result of the experience? Yes I have realized man made 'religion' is mostly empty words and laws, rules, regulations and bull dust...faith and love are real, works and deeds and way of life and obedience to commands are more important than what any man says
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Uncertain I used to have real means to communicate 'spiritually' over the continents.. live in ''de ja vue'' know what will happen before it happens and such forth, now I'm normal compared to that, thank God
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes I used to share all the time I share my experiences to anyone who knows me and more, but people really like to live with their heads in the sand as far as God is concerned, even ''Christians'' if it does not fit their traditional beliefs.
I have many good friends from yesteryear who remember well, and still know and some have 1st hand experience on what I've said and done, and experienced by 'vision'
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? Yes Don't we all.. I always thought everyone knew about our souls (consciousness) and all the things that go with it. I have had vivid dreams since the day I remember as a child, very young, so think most people do, this is a sign already, let alone just 'living', having knowledge of our place in the universe as special beings on a special planet, the animals and sentient beings all around, etc
What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened: Experience was definitely real Nothing has changed, it's like it happened yesterday, like all my experiences.. vividly clear as day
What do you believe about the reality of your experience at the current time: Experience was definitely real Exactly the same as above, nothing has changed, it's like it happened yesterday, like all my experiences.. vividly clear as day
Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes Many people, including family can be painfully either disbelieving or disparaging or dismissive. Yet others are truly touched and extremely interested and believing
Have your religious beliefs/spiritual practices changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes I now know, and this is scary actually, as now I have responsibilities that |I would not have otherwise, not just with my life, but with anyone I know, or even don't know
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? Uncertain reproduced, as in offspring of... well, yes actually.. God's plan is God's plan. Since that experience I was let to see the Heavenly Hosts.. and more.. glorious and scary.. I've seen the whole impending 'war' ready to happen.. how does one explain these things hmm... not easy.. one thing, upon my impending deathbed a few years ago in hospital I was not particularly afraid, but had lost some of the original feel and message and hope and love and faith, love and light .. I did not have the same experience as herein mentioned , though it's waiting for us all, God willing
Did the questions asked and information that you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes only 2 questions did not suit me nice, 26&27..
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? there are many throughout all my experiences, I've said enough for now, it's 04H44 here in UK, I've been busy 2 hours or more for you
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? I truly hope and pray that people will turn to the truth, there IS something to either a) look forward to, or b) be afraid of after death.. there is no NOTHING...