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Sherry M's Grandmother's DBV

Experience description:   

My grandmother lived with my aunt, she was 93 and could no longer take care of herself. My Aunt called me about 7pm the night before and said I better get over there if you want to see her she was really bad. My Grandmother had not been sick so this came as some what of a surprise, but not really. There was a strange bond between my Grandmother and my son, that died. I had said that she would die on the same day Brian died. The night before my son died I was told that she kept saying over and over again somebody was going to died tonight, I can see it but can't do anything about it. She was upset and wring her hands and repeating this over and  over. My aunt asker her who it was, she replied I don't know who but it's a family member. The last Christmas that my son was alive he threw a fit, he wanted to go see her, Brian said Mom she is old a might not be here next year, the funny thing was it was him that wasn't here. I wanted you to know that they both was born in March and both died in October. I Jumped in my car and went over there, at the time I got there she was laying in bed my family was there also. My aunt Barbara and my cousin Doug was trying to set her up and she fell back on the bed her eyes rolled back in her head and stopped she breathing. My Aunt screamed Mom, Mom Please  don't go. I put one hand on my Grandmother and one hand I raised to God and prayed NO ,NO, Lord ,please don't take my Grandmother! Both my Aunt and I was really upset and loud, she came back and my cousin latter said that the way my Aunt and I screaming he would come back to. I spent the 18 hours at her bed side. She talked of a lot of things, like there is so much water, and the light is so bright it hurt's her eyes and she had her eye's closed. she talked of a lot of things in her last 18 hours, and a about a lot of people all of them had died before her. This was odd because the last three years she has had Alzheimer's. The amazing thing about this was the last 18 hours of her life was like she had no sign of her Alzheimer's, it's hard to believe but it's true. There was so many family members that was there, they all thought the same thing. As I said  the last 18 hours she was alive she was talking to family members that had past on before her, but I was so happy to hear her say, look how fast he can run, look at him go. I looked at my Aunt Barbara then I looked at my cousin and thought what is she talking about? Then She said it again, I said Granny what are you talking about? And she said it again. Then I said Granny who are you talking about? She raised her hand up and spread out her fingers. I new then she was talking about my son Brian, he was buried in the number 5 jersey. She could have not knew this because she didn't even go to his funeral, so she had know idea that he was buried  in his jersey, and wouldn't have remembered any way. The last few minute of her life I told her it was ok she could go now, we could take of are self, it's ok. She said I can't he has to help me over. So I said Brian please help my granny over. I don't know if it was him or not that helped her over, but just a few seconds later she tried to set up then laid back down, and then this white smoke like substance arose from her body from head to toe, then it was like it went down in her body and came out her mouth and nose and then she was gone. My cousin Elise stared to cry and scream no, I shouted leave my Grandmother alone, let her go. She was not there the first time that my Grandmother died, I didn't want her to suffered any longer. I have had many ADC, with my son before and after.

Was this experience difficult to express in words?  No

Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?          Yes

            Describe what you heard, how clearly you heard it and what was communicated:   My Grandmother saw him and told us about him.

            Did the voice or sound seem to originate externally or outside of you, inside you, or did you not hear a voice or sound, but had a sense of knowing what was communicated?  same as last question

            If you heard a voice or sound, was it similar or dissimilar from the voice or sound the deceased made when they were alive?           no

            Is there any possibility what you heard was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           no

            Was there any possible impairment to your hearing at the time of the experience?   no

How long did the experience last?        15 seconds

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         sudden, my son appeared in my Grandmother vision of the other side, on her death bed

Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?           Yes

He was happy he love football and that's what he was doing

How do you currently view the reality of your experience?           Experience was definitely real

            Please explain why you view the reality of your experience as real or not real:          I wasn't the only one that heard my Grandmother describe my son. Plus my Grandmother never knew my son played football or the number of his last jersey he wore, and also she didn't even know he was dead.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           I could not believe what I was hearing at first, and the rest of family looked at me and said that was Brian she saw

Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?           Yes

I had been praying for two years that God would let me know something, I had given up about three weeks before. I said Lord, if you don't want me to know something that's ok but if you do please let it be simple I'm kind of stupid. So my prayers were answered on my Grandmothers death bed. Boy what a shock!

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      the best part was my Grandmother saw my son, the worst is knowing I won't be with him again till I die

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

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?
   Yes     There was know doubt in my mind that my son was in heaven

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes     Every thing that the Bible said that would happen when you die took place, she saw the river of life, someone was waiting to help her over, and the light of the lamb lighted the way, and also I had heard that your loved ones would meet you, and that happened also.

Death Compacts are when two or more living people promise among themselves that whoever dies first will try to contact the other(s).  Have you ever made such a compact?        Yes

no, he was my son I didn't think he would go before me

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes My son had the number 5 jersey, my Grandmother did not know this, she didn't even know he played football or that he was dead

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            I was so happy that she saw my son, but the hurt came all over me again, that he is not with me.

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           Yes

my family was there because my grandmother was dying

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes

at the time this happened I seen him running in my eyes

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Yes

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         No

nothing new I have always been able to see some things that is going to happen but at the time, when I say it I don't realize at the time

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     No

Did you meet or see any other beings other than the deceased?            No

Did you see a light?           Yes

the light that was around her when the spirit left her body

Did any part of your experience seem to occur in a place other than the location described above?            No

Have you shared this experience with others?        

Yes     I used to tell anyone that would listen, I'm not sure if they believed me, I don't  know if I would believed it or not? My Mother told me if she was me she wouldn't tell anyone about this, she said they would thing I was crazy. I told her that God gave me this experience to help other people that lost a child, and that was part of the reason Brian died is to share with other what I witnessed. And may I add, I have a lot of other adc's, but this one is the only one that other people witnessed

Did you ever in your life have a near-death experience, out of body experience or other spiritual event?           Yes 

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