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Sandrea J's Experience

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Somewhat overwhelmed with depression, anxiety and confusion, I found myself out of my body. No physical trauma at all. I was probably exhausted with mental anguish.  I do not use drugs, nor am I on any prescription drugs, nor do I drink. This was so clear and I remember it so well that it is extremely real to me.  I found myself flying with a comforting  being on my right side.  Somehow I knew he was there to guide me and watch over me.  I never saw him but somehow I knew he was amused because I was so excited about flying and I could go through things like walls etc.  We communicated by mind only.  I was astonished that I was so light and all my troubles were gone and I was in the blue sky flying over the ocean with him.  We flew over the Galapagos Islands (I do not know how I knew that's where we were but I just "knew.") It was so beautiful.  I looked these islands up on the internet afterwards and the pictures looked just like my experience!  The view flying maybe about 50 feet above.  (Kind of like parasailing) Except I was light as a feather and I'm telling you the cares of this world were just gone completely.  

Cold as it seems, family, money, and earthly things were of no interest at all.  Not one thought of who would get all the money I worked so hard to save up.  The second time this happened to me, the being and I were flying over what appeared to be New York.  I could see all the buildings and I could just go right through material things, for example I went right through a brown wall, I watched my arm go through it and then the rest of me went through it.  It was so wonderful I tell you.  I asked the being if this was real and the being who was so calm and mature and comforting let me know it was real. I specifically remember telling this being via thought, "if this is real then I'm going to have some fun with it." I then proceeded to dive down very fast in between buildings (like superman in the movies) and then back up again just having a glorious fun time. I did not see the bright light others speak of.  

A third experience I had was at the library at Wright State University.  I suddenly became ill in the stomach area and attempted to reach the ladies room. I did not reach it but lowered myself to the carpet in the study area because somehow I know that I would pass out and fall down if I didn't hurry up and get on the ground.  It became black as night.  Suddenly tremendous peace filled my being and I was so content and happy and satisfied.  Still didn't see light nor a tunnel but just so peaceful.  I felt great love, just like someone loved me all over NOTHING like earthly lust or even love, I did not see anything but blackness but I loved it!  And something in the distance let me know I had to go back and wham I jolted back in my body to find a sweet oriental young lady over me asking if I was ok.  I told her I was fine, got up and finished my day.   

I absolutely believe in Jesus Christ as Savior but I knew the being beside me wasn't Him.  Maybe an angel or guide.  I thank Jesus Christ for allowing me these experiences because I have believed in Him for so long and where it says in the bible we will get another body I believe that even more now.  When my time comes I'll be so excited.  In the meantime I have so much living going on, Jesus has made my life so exciting.  When I'm down He lifts me up.  When I'm up He walks with me.  If you are depressed go take a walk and each person you see walking or in a car or whatever just bless that person in your mind (wish good things for that person that's how you bless them) or do something for them nice.  I love to stand at an intersection and each car that passes wish good blessings upon everyone in the car and even their loved ones not in the car.  This is done quietly, no one knows it's happening.  If one does this to be seen it is in vain and it won't help.  In my mind I think, "Bless You" to each person I see, whether passing on the street in a store.  It's such a fun thing to do and it makes one smile and feel good.  Try it.  Get your mind off of yourself and you will be blessed, really!!  On my birthday my goal was to bless over 1000 people and I think I did, it was so fun! Remember, don't make a scene and don't try to get glory, you must do it quietly where only God can see you.  Also, pick up litter that's not yours.  When I walk I try to pick up a least one piece of litter and put it in a trash can.  If we all did this, all the litter would be gone! Like Oprah said, be guilty of random acts of kindness.  God Bless You, Love Sandrea.                  

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes     The wonder of it all.

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?    When I was soaring thru the air, felt so alive, so enormous and expansive!!

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:            When I was soaring thru the air, felt so alive, so enormous and expansive!!

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.)?
            Yes     I heard the being talk to me but never saw him, I heard him in my mind not audible like normal.

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Free, Happy, Wonderful, Light, Content, Joyous, I knew more good things were to come if I stayed there.

Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure?          No      

Did you see a light?           No      

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Yes     I somehow knew this being was masculine, was "flying" distinctly on my right side, did not know who he was only knew he was there to help and not hurt me. I communicated my awe and elation to him and he was mostly quietly and calmly "watching" me like a mother would watch her babies.

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?          Yes     Saw Galapagos Islands on the internet a picture from above and it looked like what I saw when flying out of my body with the being.

Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions?            Uncertain      I was earthbound I call it, only in earth's atmosphere.  Not heavenly. But FELT heavenly.  Hard to explain.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes     Time didn't seem to matter.

Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?     Yes            Somehow I knew the being was good not bad, that's all.

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Yes     Somehow I knew it wasn't my time yet and I did not want to go back to earth life but I had no choice in the matter and was back in my body in a split second. Was not given a choice or anything like that.

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?     No      

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     Very few.

Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience?    Yes     a little.

How did you view the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened:            Experience was definitely real    It remains real to me, I think it was a gift of God to me for comfort.

Were there one or several parts of the experience especially meaningful or significant to you?            Just knowing we get to get out of these heavy troubled bodies one day is of great comfort to me.  I remember clearly that all earths cares vanish in a moment which is a relief.

How do you currently view the reality of your experience:            Experience was definitely real            Can't explain exactly.

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?           
Yes     I'm still a Christian oh yes but I have expanded my mind to not rule others out.

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?        no.

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?   Good questionnaire.