Amanda A's ADC
I GOT UP AND WALKED THROUGH THE HALLWAY TO THE RIGHT FROM THE LIVING ROOM TO GET A DRINK , THE REFRIGERATOR IS RIGHT INSIDE THE DOOR ON THE RIGHT ... I GRABBED MY SODA AND TURNED COMPLETELY AROUND AND LOOKED AT THE STAIRS NEXT TO THE FRONT DOOR IN THE HALLWAY AND THERE SHE WAS SITTING THERE WATCHING ME ... SMILING ... WEARING HER USUAL T SHIRT WITH A PACKERS SYMBOL ON IT ... ( SHE S THE REASON I LOVE THE PACKERS AND CHRIS IS A PATS FAN ... WE WENT TO THAT GAME TOGETHER , MY BROTHER CAME , PACKERS WON ) SHE LOOKED SO SERENE ... BUT I JUST STOOD THERE AND IT FELT LIKE THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD CAME OFF MY SHOULDERS ,( I NEVER REALLY GOT TO SAY GOODBYE AND SHE WAS CREMATED SO IT WAS A REALLY HARD FUNERAL FOR ME AND MY AUNT KELLIE ) , BUT SHE JUST FADED I GUESS , I WALKED IN THE LIVING ROOM , ALL THE LIGHTS WERE OUT , I TURNED THE LIGHT ON AND SAT NEXT TO CHRIS , HE LOOKED AT ME AND SMILED THEN ASKED ME " FEEL BETTER NOW ? " ALL I COULD DO THEN WAS SMILE AND TEARS SLID DOWN MY CHEEKS , HAPPY ONES ... THAT S HOW I KNEW HE FELT SOMETHING BUT THE ANGLE HE WAS SITTING HE ONLY SAW ME IN THE HALLWAY ... I TOLD HIM AND HE JUST SAID I BELIEVE YOU ....
THING IS SHE NEVER KNEW WHERE CHRIS LEFT BUT I WAS THERE A LOT WHILE SHE WAS
SICK , I GUESS SHE JUST KNEW WHERE TO FIND ME ...
Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased? No
Did you see the deceased? Yes
SHE WAS SITTING ON THE STAIR SMILING AT ME ... SHE WAS WEARING A PACKERS
... SHE ALWAYS WORE T SHIRTS AND PANTS ...
How clearly did the deceased appear? I COULD BARELY SEE THROUGH HER ... BARELY TRANSPARENT
How much of the deceased did you see? ALL OF HER ... IN THE SITTING POSITION
Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died? AGE THEY DIED
How healthy did the deceased appear to be? SHE SEEMED IN GOOD HEALTH ... SHE WAS HAPPY
Is there any possibility what you saw was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience? NO
Did you smell a distinct smell, scent, fragrance or odor associated with the deceased? No comment
How long did the experience last? CHRIS TOLD ME I WAS STANDING IN THE HALLWAY FOR A GOOD MINUTE ... I WAS KINDA CAUGHT UP IN THE MOMENT
Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden? IT HAPPENED SUDDENLY I TURNED AND SHE WAS THERE BUT SHE GRADUALLY DISAPPEARED
Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased? Yes
SHE WAS HAPPY AND SHE MADE ME FEEL HAPPY ... IT WAS LIKE SHE WAS TELLING ME SHE WAS OK
Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know? NO
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 HAVE ALWAYS BEEN ABLE TO FEEL THINGS ALONG WITH MY AUNT KELLIE WHOM I SPOKE ABOUT PREVIOUSLY , WE WERE VERY CLOSE TO YAYA AND WHEN SHE PASSED WE TOOK IT EXCEPTIONALLY HARD ... I KNOW WHAT I SAW AND TO THIS DAY I WILL NEVER DOUBT IT
Was the experience dream like in any way? No
Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience: I WAS CALM ALMOST AWE STRUCK ... AND AFTER I FELT RELIEVED AND HAPPY
Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience? Yes
I NEVER GOT TO SAY GOODBYE SO THIS WAS LIKE I WAS FINALLY ABLE TO
What was the best and worst part of your experience? THE BEST WAS KNOWING SHE IS OK AND THE WORST WAS SHE HAD TO LEAVE AGAIN
Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience? No
Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? No
Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.? Yes
AS ANY EXPERIENCE IT GAVE ME A BETTER KNOWLEDGE OF THE WELLNESS OF MY DECEASED FAMILY AND FRIENDS
What emotions did you feel during the experience? I FELT GOOD ... REAL GOOD ... I GUESS YOU COULD SAY NOTICEABLY GOOD BY WHAT CHRIS TOLD ME
Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others? Uncertain
CHRIS WAS SITTING IN THE LIVING ROOM WHEN I SAW HER ON THE STAIRS ... HE DIDN'T SEE IT BUT HE FELT SOMETHING
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes
I IMMEDIATELY CALLED MY AUNT KELLIE WHO I COULD ALMOST SEE SMILE THROUGH THE PHONE AS WELL AS MY BROTHER AND MY PARENTS AND GRANDMOTHER
Have you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or web site? No
Is there anything else you would like to add regarding your experience? I M CURIOUS AS TO HOW SHE KNEW WHERE I WAS SHE LIVED IN LYNN I WAS IN PEABODY IT BOGGLES OUR MINDS WHEN WE TRY TO ANSWER IT ... WE BELIEVE SHE STILL IS AT HER HOME IN LYNN WHICH IS ABOVE MY AUNT AND GRANDMOTHER AND SHE VISITS MY HOME NEXT DOOR WHICH SHE LIVED IN WHEN YOUNGER ...
Did you ever in your life have a near-death experience, out of body experience or other spiritual event? Yes
OUT OF THE BODY ... I WAS WATCHING MYSELF SLEEP AND WHEN I AWOKE MY CAT WAS LOOKING WHERE I HAD BEEN IN MY DREAM WATCHING MYSELF DREAM ... THEN HE LOOKED BACK TO ME AWAKE ...