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Bas E's ADC

Experience description:  

It was about 6 o'clock in the morning of the 1st of June in 2001 when I wake up from a strange way of breathtaking of my wife Wilma.

I immediately saw it was bad. I called 112 (similar to your 911) and after I called my wife stopped breathing The ambulance was within 10 minutes at our home at started reanimation. They tried long and just when they wanted to stop they got a heartbeat/rhythm.

She was brought to the hospital, but the damage was to big and finally she died in the afternoon. 

After some time I went home with family. When I was sitting in the chair suddenly I felt a moment of great peace, it felt if I was told that it was good.

I liked the moment of it also made me confused because I felt almost happy.

That is rather strange if you lose your wife at the age of 35 years.

Later it helped me a lot. 

I have to say that I already believed in life after death and I already read books at that time.

Never the less the experience was big and I didn't think one moment of experiences at the time my wife died. At the contrary, I was sad and angry when it happened, and them at home, about an hour after she passed away I got that beautiful feeling of peace and calmness.

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes     It felt fantastic and a bit scary.

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          Yes     My wife got a cardiac arrest and died later that day after reanimation

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness?    About one hour after the death of my wife

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:            About one hour after the death of my wife

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.)?

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Peace, and when I say peace it is not the right word to describe it.

Happiness (strange, because my wife died, after the experience I was of course very sad again)

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?           No      

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?          No      

Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions?           No           

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 experienced that it was my wife who said goodbye. On the other hand it was confusing

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No      

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     At the moment itself

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

How did you view the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened:            Experience was definitely real    I want to feel it again but it never happened yet

Were there one or several parts of the experience especially meaningful or significant to you?   

How do you currently view the reality of your experience:            Experience was definitely real            Because it felt real

Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience?           Yes     I live more in the present and care less about material stuff

Have your religious beliefs/practices changed specifically as a result of your experience?           

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 so far accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?         Yes     Lot of the questions were not for my specific case but they are very clear