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Debra M's ADC

Experience description:  

This experience was an aid to my healing, although I found myself wanting more and at times begging GOD to give me more signs.  I got them!  Have heard Rachel's voice telling me to Stay Strong, Get the family Ready, that she would be coming to get us all soon???  Seen her in dreams where there was always a spiritual or Life message attached.  Feel her presence by the tingly, warm, loving presence of her.  Her friends have also dreamt vividly of Rachel.  I also had a dream where I was dancing with Tony (the 15 year old boy who was also killed in the accident).  She is often accompanied by my father.  A few months after her passing, three female friends experienced the same dream in which Rachel appeared to them at a younger age (10 to 12).  One of those lady friends had just lost her adult son in a tragic accident, and knew that she had come as a messenger to let her know that her son was well.  She did not know my child in life, but recognized her from photos, and told me that she was at great peace after the vision.  My mother has seen Rachel materialize in her room on 3 occasions.  My blind nephew felt her presence many times, and saw her dancing.  She would leave him pennies in his dreams.  He had not saw her physically in over 12 years since he lost his sight, yet he could describe in detail the way she parted her hair, how she wore her makeup and the wedding dress she was laid to rest in.  Again, I could fill a book with all the amazing, wonderful, awesome experiences.  I would get a cramp if I named them all.  I am not making any of this up.  I even have the names of at least 20 friends and family members who could also relate their stories.

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?            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:    Already described above.  Have received phone calls with messages from an unknown, untraceable number.  Hard to make out!

            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?  Could hear Mom and Debbie along with music that appeared it came from a car radio.

            If you heard a voice or sound, was it similar or dissimilar from the voice or sound the deceased made when they were alive?           Similar.  Definitely she and my father.

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

            Was there any possible impairment to your hearing at the time of the experience?   None whatsoever!  Recorded on my voice mail and was crazy.

Did you feel a touch or experience any physical contact from the deceased?            Yes

Please see notes describing the experience.

            Was the touch familiar or unfamiliar?   Familiar. I knew it was her when she came in my bed.

            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?         No

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       Sometimes she appears younger.  Most of the time she is her age.  She has spoken to me many times.

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            Healthy, glowing, always happy and smiling.

            Is there any possibility what you saw was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           Again, no way!

Did you smell a distinct smell, scent, fragrance or odor associated with the deceased?      Yes

            What smell, scent, fragrance or odor did you smell?           Have smelt her cotton candy spray she loved to wear.

            Was the smell, scent, fragrance or odor familiar?     Very familiar.  She sprayed it on many times throughout the day.

            Is there any possibility that the smell, scent, fragrance or odor was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?        No!!

How long did the experience last?        Several seconds.

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         Diminished with time.

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

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  No!  But she has relayed information to others in their visions.

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:           Vivid, remember all the details of the dreams.  When we find pennies they were not there prior to, in fact I have a penny story where Rachel actually stopped someone she cared for deeply from committing suicide.  Another one of our experiences.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           Wanted it to go on and on.  Knew this was her way of letting me know she was fine, and still around us!  I had been wanting to die, and felt like I could not go on without her.

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

Absolutely.  Makes you feel like you have just received a beautiful gift.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      The best is getting to still spend time with her and my dad even though they are too short.  The worst is when they do not happen as often, and I cry and get really down when there is too much time between her visits.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes                 Describe:            Addicted to learning more about my experiences, and how many others have also had them.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?
   Yes     Stronger belief in life continuing beyond this earth.

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes     My relationship with GOD has become more close, I study the subject of ADC's and believe they help grieving families accept the reality of the death, and that this life in the present is definitely not the END.  Only the beginning.

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

Now that I have had these experiences, I have told my oldest living daughter that I would definitely reach out to her and she would know it is me.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes During the birth of my grandson we caught two ORBS that we felt on the video camera, and have watch it many times since.  It is breathtaking!

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Tears of joy!  Gratitude.  Awe! Tremendous healing.  Shared it with my family and was able to help them too.  After that we all began to experience similar events.

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           Uncertain

Only because of Ambers crying out "I love you Rachel".  I feel she was unable to remember.  but my cat definitely experienced her presence.  There are more details surrounding what the cat did if you would like to hear more?

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

Time stood still for that moment.

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Uncertain

Did you become aware of future events?       No

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         Yes

I know when her energy is around me.  My hold head tingles, and I feel such peace.  Also now experience dark entities, but am not afraid.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes

I feel as if I enter another dimension.  In fact I have been to rooms that could only be in Heaven where I saw deceased loved ones.  This was after I felt myself flying very fast upwards, and entered a white domed ceiling room.

Did you meet or see any other beings other than the deceased?   Yes

Saw GODS hand descending from a cloud.  Saw my grandmother, dad, and elderly family members who had passed.

Did you see a light?           Yes

Beautiful colors, fuchsias, pinks, whites, dancing like lightening, and creating circular patterns.

Did any part of your experience seem to occur in a place other than the location described above?            Uncertain

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     Most believe because we share what Rachel has done for us when she visits.  Some skeptics, but that does not sway me.  I find that once you share, then people often open up about things they have seen or witnessed.

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 feel blessed to have been given so many experiences.

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?         Yes 

Spouse and mothers illness.  Birth of grandson.  Visit to England.  Sons first wedding anniversary.  Rachel's one year Angel Day!  Screaming at the Heavens when the grief and anguish overtook my emotions.

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

Have felt demonic spirits present two other times in my life.  Felt the Holy Spirit and was unable to communicate or move for four hours after the death of my father.

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

I actually journalled for the first year.  But have since stopped. 

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire.    No this helped me a lot.  I have wanted to get on your website for months.