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Connie G's ADC

Experience description:  

Mother, I was outside my home planting Forget-me-nots, my favorite flower and the flower my mother gave me in a porcelain pot.  While I was outside I had this feeling to go into the house and as I walked into the dining room, there was a shield of bright light, and as I approached this light I could see that it was my mom.  I ran to the light to hug my mom, she was not the same being as she was while she was alive, but I felt something, I am not sure even to this day what it was, all I know is that I felt something, we spoke for what seemed like for hours but it was only so very short, but when it was time for mom to leave she held me, I got bruises from where she held me, on both arms.  She told me that she was being called to go back to heaven.  And she disappeared just as fast as she come in a bright light.

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Pet, Elsa, she comes to me not all the time, but the most recent time she come was just a few weeks ago.  Elsa come to me one night and told me that she was preparing a place for her big brother, she told me that it would be soon, sooner than I thought it would be.  My heart broke wide open when she told me this, then she asked me if I wanted Kea to suffer any, and if not I would have to let him go so she could take care of him as he took care of her while she was with me. 

Elsa has come to me many times since she has passed away.  She used to come and lay on her mat all the time.  I could feel the warmth of her body on the mat, (my other dogs cant get to that mat as it was the only one that Elsa would lay on.  I would hear her tiny little barks, I have even seen her laying on the mat with her front legs crossed like she used to lay when she was still alive.

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Father, I felt his presence at the grave yard where my mom is buried.  Then I felt his warm arms around me telling me that he was not in this world any more, that he was with my mom.  And not to worry cause he wasn't in any more pain any more.

Right after he died and I was at the memorial, and then come home, I wouldn't look at his picture for months on end, but right after I come home his picture always moved, I had it tightly in a book case and it kept moving towards me and I would just pick it back up and put it back in the book case, I wasn't ready to look at it yet.  This happened about 6 times.  No one else was at the home when this happened.  When my husband and I were buying a home I felt his presence there to, telling me not to buy the home that it wasn't in good enough shape.  But when I moved into this home that I am in now, the feelings were good.  I felt warm feelings, that dad was here waiting for me to come here, as if we were directed to be here.

Was this experience difficult to express in words?  No


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:   Mother, it was so crystal clear, we talked about that I wasn't to fear dying and that she would be there waiting for me when my time come. 

Father, Felt my dads arms around me, telling me that everything would be alright.  It was just as if he was standing in front of 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?  Mother and Father, it was externally both of them

            If you heard a voice or sound, was it similar or dissimilar from the voice or sound the deceased made when they were alive?           Mother and Father, yes it was if they were there with me.

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

            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

Mother, she put her fingers on my upper arms, and I felt that she squeezed them  

Father, I could feel his arms around me

            Was the touch familiar or unfamiliar?   Mother, not often did she ever put her fingers on my arms.  Father, very familiar

            Was anything communicated by the touch?  Mother and Father, from both I felt warmth

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

Did you see the deceased?         Uncertain

Mother, I saw her standing in front of me, very bright light.  bright and light 

Father, I just felt his presence, and felt his arms around me

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            Mother, solid 

Father, transparent

            How much of the deceased did you see?       Mother, I saw all of her.

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       Mother, she appeared to be healthy not like she was when she was so very sick, but of the same age

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            Mother, she was very sick with the cancer, but appeared to be free of cancer

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

How long did the experience last?        Mother, it seemed like hours but it was only about 15 mins

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         Mother, gradual

Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?           Yes

Mother, contentment in her face, like at peace

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  Mother, told me that where she was, was full of peace.

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:          Very often my parents and I talked about if we could come back to see the ones left behind that they would surely try.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           Mother, Happiness that she wasn't in any pain any more,

        Anger because God took her away from me

        Sad cause I wanted mom to stay longer than what she did

        Relaxed feeling, which I cant explain

Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?           N0 comment

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Mother, Best..I saw her again and told her that I loved her so much, and that I missed her and wanted her to come back again

Worst.. she told me that she couldn't come back, but that she would be there when I passed away to greet me and to comfort me again

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes                 Describe:      I am more relaxed with life now, more at ease

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     To trust in God more and to read the Bible more 

Other belief.  I have a greater belief in God, and a greater belief in life after death

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes     that God is a most high, and i have learned so much from reading the Bible more

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

Very often my parents and I talked about if we could come back to see the ones left behind that they would surely try.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Uncertain My husband was there but not sure if he knows what was going on, he was at a distance

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Mother, happy and sad, happy cause mom is pain free, sad cause she isn't here any more 

Father, upset cause I didn't have the chance to say my good byes, was supposed to talk to him the day he passed away to tell him how my camping trip went, he wanted so much to know.

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           Uncertain

Mother, No alone.  Pet, uncertain, My husband was there but not sure if he realized what was happening 

Father, Uncertain, My husband was there but not sure if he knows what was going on, he was at a distance

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes

Mother, it seemed like hours but it was only about 15 mins

Did you see a light?           Yes, A bright light around my mother

Have you shared this experience with others?        

Yes     I have shared it with others that are about to lose there mother or father, in telling them to tell there parents just how much you love them, they may not have the chance to do so like I had that chance.

Have you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or web site?   Yes

 Is there anything else you would like to add regarding your experience?       Mother, it was an experience I wouldn't chance for anything in this world, this has really opened my eyes to know that there really is life after death

Did you ever in your life have a near-death experience, out of body experience or other spiritual event?           Yes 

When I was put under for surgery, but that is only what the doctor told me that they just about lost me on the table, so they can never really put me under all the way any more.

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