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Experience description:  

My dad passed away almost a year ago and my mother passed away almost two years ago.  They passed away within 7 months of each other.  Since they have passed they have visited me frequently in my dreams.  If you ever wonder if the deceased help you while you are on this planet, I can tell you from direct experience that they most definitely do.

This is the strangest experience that has ever happened to me.  I had been depressed about living in these rundown townhomes lately.  I couldn't let my kids play with the other kids in the neighborhood because the other kids were delinquents.  It was noisy here and the guy next door beat his girlfriend.  It was a depressing place and I wanted to get out of there for months.  I had given up on that dream however because my credit was ruined by a con artist 3 years prior.  I was lying awake one night trying to figure out what to do, should I move into my parents old house even though it was run down and decrepit or try and find another place to rent?  My thoughts however kept retuning to a little neighborhood that I have wanted to live in for 3 years.  It is a beautiful neighborhood right around the corner from me - quiet, where the kids play in a beautiful playground and there are a lot of parents supervising them.  The yards are beautiful and the houses are just outstanding looking! I was thinking about this neighborhood when I drifted off to sleep.  My mother appeared to me in my dream and she said simply :I am going to help you get a house".  I argued with her "Mother that is RIDICULOUS!  First of all my credit is bad, secondly you are dead--how can you even help me!" She repeated calmly "I am going to help you get a house" then I woke up.  So I woke up the next day and I called my bank to try and get a mortgage.  Of course I couldn't.  Then I tried to apply at another bank and got turned down. 

I started thinking that I would have to rent or lease to own. The thought of the little  neighborhood around the corner just wouldn't leave me alone though.  I had a dream a few weeks later that I was walking in one of the houses in the neighborhood.  I remember it was perfect and I was so happy. The only thing I really remember about it was that it had coffered ceilings. There was another lady there looking at it and she was short with black hair and had a foreign accent.  She assured me in my dream that she was not going to buy it.  She looked like a younger version of my mother.  she said "don't worry I am saving your house for you".  Then I woke up.  I decided on a whim the next day I would scour that neighborhood for a house that might be for rent or for sale by owner.  And although I performed searches nearly everyday, I had somehow missed one house.  It was for sale by owner and they would do a lease purchase.

I called for a showing.  When I walked in the front door, it had coffered ceilings!  The realtor/owner seemed pessimistic as the house would be foreclosed on in two weeks.  I told her I would ask the trustee of my trust fund to see if I could get some money for a down payment.  I was of course turned down.  I really thought I had explored all avenues and had accepted the fact that I had fought the good fight and that there was just no hope.  Around the same time I became very ill and was awake almost all night, up sick.  In between running back and forth to the bathroom I fell asleep at one point and had a very brief dream.  I dreamt I was in the hospital and my parents were standing at the end of my bed.  "We're going to help you"  "Oh thank God you are here" I said "I am really sick and not only that but I am not going to be able to get that house and I am so sad"  My parents looked at each other then me again and said "don't worry we are going to help you.  You'll see"

then I woke up. The next day I got a call from my financial advisor.  As it turned out, there was a life insurance policy my dad had they were going to disburse.  The amount was 50K , which was the same amount I needed for the down payment for the lease purchase!  However, they didn't know if they could get it to me in time.  Two days before the foreclosure, I got the money, made the down payment and now I am literally living in the "house of my dreams".

Just amazing.  The first day I moved in I screamed out "Thank you mom and dad!!!!!" 

Was this experience difficult to express in words?  No

Did you ONLY sense an awareness of presence of the deceased without actually seeing, hearing, feeling or smelling them?            N0 comment

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:    They talked to me

            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?  They talked directly to me as we communicate physically by voice

            If you heard a voice or sound, was it similar or dissimilar from the voice or sound the deceased made when they were alive?           It was exactly their voices, with same intonation, etc

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

Did you feel a touch or experience any physical contact from the deceased?            No

Did you see the deceased?         Yes

They looked younger and healthier.  They wore white robes.

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            Very solid

            How much of the deceased did you see?       from the waist up

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       They appeared as if they were middle aged but looked much healthier and vibrant.  Although my mother appeared as middle aged, she had no wrinkles.  I can't explain it.

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            Very healthy - vibrant glowing skin

            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

How long did the experience last?        few minutes at a time

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         sudden in all instances

Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?           Yes  their mood was calm/reassuring.

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  Yes , see story

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:           because it came true against insurmountable odds

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   Yes  communications occurred in dreams   

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           Confused because I knew logically there was no way I could get a house because of my bad credit.  I wanted to believe them but my logic told me there was no way

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

I absolutely know now that they are looking out for me

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      It is sad to see my parents in my dreams.  It makes me miss them even more at the same time it is reassuring

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

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?

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

My dad knew that I communicated with deceased relatives in dreams prior to his death.  He told me that he would try to reach me that way as well after he passed and he did.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes the coffered ceilings

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            hopeful

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           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?    No

Did you become aware of future events?       Yes

I knew how the house would look before I stepped inside of it

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

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?           No

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     Most people find it borderline unbelievable and I can't blame them.  It is just such a strange experience

Have you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or web site?   No

Were there any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?            No

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         No 

Did you ever in your life have a near-death experience, out of body experience or other spiritual event?           No 

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