I was home alone with my daughter-- I was reading the Bible and praying and asking God to help me to understand this tragic loss....and I heard the front door open and close........we were alone but not really (someone was there) I cried and cried and was so saddened by my loss, and was searching for answers to if he had committed suicide (which I knew he didn't) and looking for closure, that I felt his presence and felt cool sensation on each side of my face as if he were cradling my face in his hands to say everything is alright..........and I felt the most peaceful calm.............I knew he was ok.
Did you sense an awareness or presence of the deceased without actually seeing, hearing, feeling or smelling them ? Yes
Describe: I felt a presence---did not see or smell anything....just knew he was there.
Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased? Yes
Describe: heard the front door open and close and heard foot steps in our house.
Was there any possible impairment to your hearing at the time of the experience? No
Did you feel a touch or experience any physical contact from the deceased? Yes
Where and how were you touched? on my face as if to be cradled by his hands on each side of my face.
Was the touch familiar? familiar
Was anything communicated by the touch? yes and no ---no words were exchanged but I knew that this was his way of letting me know that he was alright and did not kill himself.......and that he would always be with me..
Is there any possibility what you felt was from any other source present in your surroundings at the time of your experience? NO
Did you see the deceased? No
How long did the experience last? a couple of minutes
How do you currently view the reality of your experience: Experience was definitely real
Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience? Yes
Describe: I could close a chapter and start to the healing process
Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.? Yes
Describe: better understanding of adc
Was the experience dream like in any way? No
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes
a few friends
Have you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or web site? No
Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes
Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes