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Sharon W's Experience

Experience description:   

I was asleep in bed and my dream became lucid. It began with my walking across a room. It was quite shadowy and I began to feel a little nervous. I didn't know why as normally I'm quite fearless. I saw a girl sitting at a window and I knew instinctively that she was an earthbound spirit. Despite my nervousness I knew I had to speak with her. I approached her and she said that her name was Honor...she was very sad. I asked her if she wanted to move on ..away from the dark room. She said, yes. I asked her if she had anyone on the other side who could help her. She said that her grandmother had passed on and that her name was Edith. Suddenly the right side of my head went numb and I heard a woman's voice saying hello. She said she was Edith. It was like a telephone line, but I didn't know if she could see us. I asked if she could help someone move on and she said 'yes'. I realized as we were talking that she hadn't realized that I was talking about her granddaughter Honor. When I told her this, she became quite distressed and said, 'oh, that was a hard thing to deal with'. She obviously hadn't dealt with her granddaughter's death. I asked Edith if there was anyone with her who could help her adjust and accept Honor's death so that she could be ready to help Honor move on. Edith said yes, that Caleb could help her deal with her pain. The line faded and I woke up in bed. It was so clear and their names will stay with me forever. I hope that they were reunited in happy circumstances.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?     No           

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      

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?           Very clear

           
Was the experience dream like in any way?   At first but not later on

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Uncertain      No idea - I assume I was recognisable as the girl seemed comfortable with me.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            I felt very sad for the girl and for Edith also.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           No

LOCATION DESCRIPTION:  Did you recognize any familiar locations or any locations from familiar religious teachings or encounter any locations inhabited by incredible or amazing creatures?    No      

Did you see a light?           No      

Did you meet or see any other beings?           No      

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? No      

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?     No      

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          Yes            My hearing and recall was very clear, as was my vision.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   No      

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Yes            I spoke with Edith and I don't know how I did that.

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?             No      

Did you become aware of future events?       No      

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       No       Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         No      

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   No      

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       Only a deeper understanding of death and our awareness after it.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         No      

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     What emotions did you experience following your experience?        Hopeful that they were ok.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Sadness but hopeful

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         No      

Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?                     Yes