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Walter E's Experience

Experience description:   

At the time a friend of mine who was more of a mentor was invited to a meditation group in his neighborhood and asked me to go with him. I was skeptical at the time since I have never experienced meditation and was a bit afraid to even try, but he convinced me and I went. 

When we got to the house, there was a total of 12 seats in a circle in the living room and the woman who was running the group started out by saying she was the sister of Christ, which made me feel uncomfortable that this was some kind of a cult and put up my guard against anything too outlandish or crazy and pretend if possible that I was going along with what was going on.  When we began everyone sat down in a chair and one chair was left empty for some kind of spirit to occupy the seat. That kind of spooked me for I though these people were trying to conjure up the dead and was not going to play along for I feared it might be about ghost that might haunt me and wanted to leave.

My friend Dick who asked me to go with him told me to play along for he did not believe any of it but it could be fun just the same.  Well we started out with Jean sitting in a chair in the center of the group and saying some kind of prayer for protection and then with her left hand she went from left to right saying that she is surrounding the group with a yellow light for protection against any evil being, and then with her right hand did the reverse but this time she was sealing us in with a blue light that only friendly spirits can enter if they had a message for us.  Not knowing what to do I closed my eyes and nothing happened. I peak out of my eye lids to see what everyone was doing and they all had their eyes closed and was silent. I thought maybe that is how you meditate so I closed my eyes and started to concentrate and all of a sudden I felt a vibration and my first thought was we were having a tremor or something but when I sat there I felt a vibration as though I was inside of a chamber that was vibrating and when I opened my eyes I was above the room and felt myself detach from my body which brought about fear overtaking me and my first thought was my mother in Connecticut.

All of a sudden I was in a dark cave type tube and once again thought about my mother and at that time I notice off in front of me a small light like a flashlight size light in relevance to where I was and then I started traveling at a high rate of speed toward the light and in so doing the light got bigger and bigger until I was a part of the light and then found myself in my mother's living  room.  She was sitting in her recliner talking to my younger brother who asked her about some hotdogs that they had the night before and then she told him something about my niece Margie.  At that time I knew I was dead but did not know how I died only that I felt a vibration and then I was out of my body so I believe that was what death was, a detachment of body and soul but still felt alive. I felt sad for when she would get the news that one of her children had died. Just then I felt I had to go and as I did she looked over at me as if she could see me but when I talked to her the next day she told me she saw what she thought was a shadow go by her and felt it was someone she loved and believed at the time it was the spirit of my dad who had passed.

I found myself now back in the tunnel traveling down it toward the light that once again I became a part of on my journey to where dead people go and then found myself in what appeared like a church and I was standing over on the left side of the church and to my right was four other people but each of these people were from different time periods. In the front of the line was a small boy around 10 or 12 dressed as a child in the time of the Romans, and behind him was another man who looked like about 35-40 well dressed in what a wealthy rancher of the old west would look like and then behind him was another gentleman who was a Nazi soldier in full Nazi uniform behind them at the end of the line. I can not explain it but at the time I seem to know all of these people and everything about their lives and deaths but did not know how that was possible. I had always had a problem with religion and had questions about whether there really was life after death or even a God and had asked God in prayers over and over if there was a way of showing me of his existence to do so but it never happened.  As I stood where I was, I happen to look at the front of the church where the altar would be but instead of an alter was a bright light and out of the light I heard a very strong powerful voice tell me to come forward and go into the light. I became afraid and did not know why but I did not want to go into that light, but finally I did and once inside of the light, I felt that I know was part of the collective so to speak and was of one with the light as though it was a shower and then things were opened up to me to get my answers to my questions about religion and God.  I now knew why I was in that church and who those people in the room across from me was. They were the shells of lives that I have lived before and once I leave this life I would be standing behind the Nazi soldier to account for my deeds in each of those bodies for final judgment. I had an enlightenment at that point and realized that organized religion was not providing people with the truth about God and the afterlife but was distorting it with fear and misunderstanding so they can control the minds and souls of the believers in whatever they told them in the name of Jesus Christ.

I then found myself back in the room and sitting on top of Jean who was in the center of the room was the sprit of another women who was sitting on top of her and my first thought was the spirit was sitting in the wrong seat but I was not afraid and then she disappeared and everyone opened their eyes to tell what they saw. Nobody in the group saw anything but when I told my story they were really excited, and my friend Dick thinking I was making up, said to me in  my ear, "good stuff, now watch what they do with that?" I convinced him it was true but he did not believe it. Jean asked me to describe the woman and than all of a sudden one of the members cried out, that sounds like Dottie. Who was Dottie I asked, and Jean said she was a member of the group but was not feeling good that evening so told them she would stay home. They feared that perhaps something happened to her so called her house to find she was fine but tried to protect herself to the group but felt she failed. The following week I went back and saw the woman and my first thought was, "nice to see you again." In all the times they meditated nothing happened until my first time there and then they wanted me to continue to be part of their group but I denied and then started a quest of my own to find out more about religion and God. It has been beneficial as I have helped others to cross over that lived in fear of their demise, and through a medium they came forward and thanked me for what I told them and I even wrote a book called being in the light about the experience but never published it.

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?           I believed at the time I was dead and going to where to soul goes after death.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No it was very real at the time and I was aware of everything around me. After it I wondered if it was just my imagination I visited my mother until I called her the following day and she confirm everything I told her but did not know how it was possible I would know those things, since I was 3000 miles away at the time.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes     My mind was my own and I am sure I felt I had my body with me, but I knew I left it in that room sitting in the chair, of which I returned to when it was over with.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            mixed, I was both afraid and excited at the same time to know I did not dies and perhaps death is not what we were told in our churches and was more curious about whether or not we just remain in that room that I met the other shells of the people my soul occupied in ancient times, and did not know that once you have died if there was another place you went awaiting rebirth as someone else. There was still a lot that was unknown and perhaps that is the real secret about life and death, we are not suppose to know until it happens.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           nothing other than the conversations between my mother and brother that I visited while in the light and then the voice that came out of the light, and nothing more.

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?           Yes     The light I was traveling in and the light I merged into in order to find answers to my quest for truth about God and religion.

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Yes     The only people I seen were the shells of my former self and my mother and brother, but I never saw the being which we called God, but had the sense that God was not a man but the light itself and my merging into it, I became a part of that light, and felt enlightenment.

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? Yes    

I visited my mother at her house only but did not see any familiar family members or friends who have passed before and not I did not move any objects or anything like that.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes     I saw the seven islands in the future that would be what is left of our world, which does not end but becomes more of a water planet with only seven small islands remaining and once again men go back into the caves especially near the Andes Mountains in south America, where life would begin again upon the destruction of what our world is today.

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          Yes     I felt that I was alive during the sensation so I guess all of my senses were intact for I have no way of knowing since I do not remember smelling anything, eating anything or anything like that to say for sure.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   No       I felt I was in real time at all times but I guess perhaps time stood still somewhere in my state but I did not feel it.

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    No       Not at the time but when it was over I had an awareness I did not have before.

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?             Uncertain      not sure what you mean by boundaries. If you are talking about being in some heaven or hell or some place else, the answer is not other that what looked like a church to me and becoming part of the light and leaving only with what I was seeking and nothing more.

Did you become aware of future events?       Yes     As I stated above, I saw the future of the planet earth which had seven islands and that after whatever destroyed most of the population on the earth, the world would begin in south America and back in the caves, because of the snow in the mountains would provide for the natural water that man needs to survive.

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       No       I do not think it had to do with a decision to return to my body from what would perceived as dying and then coming back, but a visitation for answers to my quest to find god.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         No       There was no need for any special gifts because I got what I was seeking and nothing more. I became a spiritualist and believed in the spirit of man but not so much into all the organized religions on the planet and had what I needed to live my life even to the point when I was told I had 2 months to live and refused take poisons into my body on the hopes of living but was ready to go when I was told I was going to die, but here I am healthy without the radiation poison that would have destroyed healthy cells in my body and would have killed me if I gave into it. My time will come when God has an opening for me wherever I am going and I leave it up to him to decide when that will be and not man.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     of course, I no longer fear death and do not get caught up with all the craziness of what we call religion today and those who stand on street corners trying to convert everyone to their beliefs and predicting the end of the world.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       Well I found that I was not longer destine to go through life with a life mate and each of the life mates that I have had ever since have dies with ten years of my relationships with them so I chose to not get involved for it is not a part of what I am here for, and I accept that.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes     I now live in the real world and not in fantasy world or listen to fear that is preach to those who are too weak to think for themselves for these are the people who are the lost souls that will never be happy for they are nothing more than puppets and the type of people who have sacrifice their very lives in following evil men of that used the bible to lead people into darkness and not the light like those who followed the Reverend Jim Jones to Jonestown but only found Hell, in the same way as those who followed David Koresh.

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     I tried and once I start to tell them I can see in the beginning what is going on in their minds so I stop and avoid telling people about it and realize I was not here to convince anyone of anything, only myself and I feel I know what life and death are all about and that is what is important, not on who I can convert or not for we all die alone, therefore we all have to live our lives the best way possible and find our own journey. If you ask it will be known to those who seek.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  I felt more alive

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Remembering these words while in the light.

"Look and you will see"

"Listen and you will hear"

"All things will be made known to those who seek it."

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?        No, nothing more than remembering those words above and try to live by them and then you will never be alone.

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     it is and many of it I had validation of provided like the visit to my mother when I thought I had died.

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire.    I think you could be more clear with some of the questions for some could be either or to answer so I went with the best possible answers I could to answer them.