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Gail R's ADC

Experience description:  

My first exp with LEW 3 days after he died, my husband went out to West Virginia where he had moved with his 4th wife (his 1st wife died when my husband was 4) and her 2 adult married male children (Lew and 4th wife were only married for about 5 years). Tom (my husband) and his sister went out there to get finances and records in order and for the funeral...I stayed in Minnesota as we had 2 little children and tom and sister had LOTS to get in order. One night Lew came to me...I could see him in my head...HE WAS SO UPSET...and needed to give me information to Tom ASAP.  HE told me that Tom needed to go downstairs at Lew's home ( I had only been in that house twice and never went downstairs...but I could see it all), and there was a desk that was backed up against the staircase...In/on the desk there was a "black portfolio" (his words) and tom was to find it...He was so upset and I felt I needed to call tom right away the next morning. ( no cell phones then). When I called tom I told him of what LEW needed him to do...Tom told me he would call me back....3-4 hours later...tom called me and was upset and a bit shaken...as....Tom and sister were going through all of Lew's finances with his 4th wives 2 boy, and his 4th wife. Apparently there was a 25,000 $ discrepancy...The oldest "step son" told tom and sister that LEW had GIVEN him 25,000$ to buy a collectors car...the word here is GIVEN. Tom and sister did not believe him as wonderful as Lew was, HE WAS SELF DESCRIBED "CHEAP". HE WOULD HAVE NEVER GIVEN 25,000$ to a step son...leaving his real children out of anything...WELL that step son was in for a surprise as in that black portfolio I was told by Lew to have tom find was a PROMISSORY NOTE FOR 25,000$ for "David " to have to pay back, MISSION WAS ACCOMPLISHED FOR LEW. and relationships with those step boys were ICED forever now! There was more visits and info to come for years afterwards...He would wake me to hug tom...and I was not me...I was Lew  the hug was to be a "MANLY HUG" from him as he cried (and then in turn me) that he was so sorry about how the finances of his death had gone so wrong. Tom and sister got NOTHING...it all went to his 4th wife and obviously on to her children. Lew came to me a few more day later after tom was home, about this little house he and his sister owned...the step kids were trying to get it and to FIGHT FOR IT...we did (legally) and tom and sister were able to split the $ on this tiny home I knew NOTHING about...There is so much more with hamlet over the years has come to me in my sleep to tell me he was going to be gone for while...and he did, then he would come back...Nov 8th 3 years ago he came to me and told me he was going on/to be with someone else (soul), I was to look in the future for someone (male) who has a slight "strawberry circle" on the right hand side of his face/cheek...and that would be Lew...then he hugged me, I cried and left...I wanted to go with him so badly...he said no, he was going alone and that there was so much for me to do here...I still cry remembering all those years with him, I miss him terribly still! Weeks after he died he would slam cupboards in various rooms during the night that would wake me up and knew it was him.

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:    YES, his voice, his smell and seeing his total presence...He had a leg amputated years earlier...but in all his visits he still had both legs. He wore clothes that I ALWAYS remembered him in...He would sit on my bed right next to me... ( I was "asleep" but that was the state he would come to me in,

            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?  BOTH, there were times 'I HEARD HIM...other times...mostly in the beginning it was rather telepathic...but he was present...The first time (the portfolio time) I really did not "see him" it was more telepathic information. but I could see his soul, ,

            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 HIM...nothing similar it was him, totally Lew's voice...Every one I have "heard" it is their own voice...My friend Carol that passed away  never speaks...it is always in a telepathic "talk" as are a few others...The visits I have, have different communication styles depending on the person.

            Is there any possibility what you heard was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           NO!!!!...NO POSSIBLE WAY!!

            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

The hugs goodbye when he would come and go I could feel him....I would feel him. I could feel the Slightly unshaven hair on his face when we would hug...I can still feel it...And the hugs I was INSTRUCTED to give y husband I could feel the feeling of the hug to transfer to tom.

 I do have a story about a Girl ANGEL (about 12 years old) that was protecting my new born daughter for 6 months...She pulled my feet half off the bed (Tom was there) as to wake me up as my daughter in the bassinet had turned over and was trying to breath but her face was smashed in the mattress and she could not turn over.

            Was the touch familiar or unfamiliar?   Familiar

            Was anything communicated by the touch?  Just love and Lew being "SO SORRY"

            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?         Yes

As I wrote above that he came to me in familiar clothes that I KNEW him in, and his amputated leg was always still intact on visits. He looked always the age at which he died,

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            LIKE he was right there, clear and HIM TOTALLY SOLID

            How much of the deceased did you see?       ALL OF HIM...pretty much all the time when he wanted me to see him in the visits...There were times when hugs to my husband were to be given ...I did not "see" him just telepathic "talk"

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       Appeared as to the age he died at.

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            VERY HEALTHY...as I wrote his amputated right leg was ALWAYS intact.

            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?      Yes

            What smell, scent, fragrance or odor did you smell?           His aftershave and a CLEAN SOAP SMELL...My grandmother would come smelling like her face powder and the smell of her soaps in her bathroom...and heavy wood smell in her front doorway.

            Was the smell, scent, fragrance or odor familiar?     FAMILIAR

            Was anything communicated by the smell?   If they did not come to me to see....it was by smell to know that they were there. But Lew came WITH HIS SMELLS as I saw him at the same time.

            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?        AS long as they were visiting

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         BOTH...sometimes it was LINGERING, but there always is /was a bit of a LEAD UP. I am woken up by a phone that rings once (with other soul visits)...it does not really ring...but it wakes me up for me to remember the visit FRESH!!  My friend Carol does that to me EVERY TIME for me to remember everything and then I call her husband to tell him the info....But other "visitors" have done the same phone thing, I KNOW it did not ring as my cell phone is right next to our bed...and it never REALLY rings, it is just to wake me up....

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

Yes...Lew was sad, up set, so sorry, distraught, loving, caring, smiling, talky...everything, depending on the need of the visit to convey...

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  YES...the previous LONG story I wrote in the beginning...won't "BORE"  (haha) again writing it....but My friend Carol told me info about her brother ( who was distraught and sad) and I was to tell her husband to HELP HIM...She told me about her husbands new dog...I would not know about it...as we moved up north at that time...When we lived in the cities she would set up odd run ins with her son who is my son' age and they went to school together as young kids...She even told me as I was going to leave a supermarket that she lead me to go to...to see her son and hug him...I never saw him in the store and went to my car, and this voice came and begged to wait just 5more minutes...I looked at the clock and it was 8:20...at 8:25 her son and a friend walked out of the store...I was told to go out and hug him....and I did and told him it was from is mom...it was a wonderful moment,

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 I am ALWAYS given information that I would have no reason to know and when it I passed on to who it is to be intended for...it means something and is pertinent to them and family members.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   Yes

SOMETIMES...as all this  (except for a couple stories) all happens in a light sleep state,

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           When THEY Are sad...I am sad, ,when they are happy...then I am happy...what emotion they are going through for me to know, I feel it too

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

Yes, my making amends to me AND to my sister at the same time 230 am one night.

Lew, explaining how sad he was about the will and the finances after he died...he needed to let us know he never meant it to happen how it did and how sorry he was and HE HAD to let us know that!

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      WORST?? when they are sad and up set, , , , ,BEST...when they are so HAPPY to FIND ME to pass on info or to just tell their stories to me!!

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes                 Describe:      I see so much MORE in people and understanding of them...It also humbles me in my relationships with others here on earth and above.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?
   Yes     I feel privileged to be of help, pass on info, acknowledge unknown souls and also to still carry on relationships with loved ones that I miss so much

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes     THAT I KNOW FOR CERTAIN THERE IS LIFE AFTER DEATH!!  WITH ALL MY EXPERIENCES THERE CAN BE NO QUESTION

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 mom, my son...and no they have not died yet......My mother's sister did that...she died 8 months ago and she has gotten nothing......YET...as my friend carol took almost a year after she died to start visiting,

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes ..all of the above information, names of people I wrote of above... I verified it by calling a husband, my mom, my sister and her husband ( as I had several "WAKING" warning thoughts about their kids that turned out to be true) aunts, son...I used to HOLD OFF...now I just call or e mail

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Happiness,sadness,grief,exhileration,helpful,glad,remorse,grateful

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           Yes

My husband was sleeping next to me many times when Lew would visit as there was much LOVE and INFO that he needed to transfer to my husband. BUT the first and most EVER significant experience I was alone and the info was for my husband. That experience opened the door for almost 20 more years of visits and info from him...and that opened many visits from other friends and relatives and unknowns over the years, It is like he opened the door....

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

I have woken up not knowing where I was...for just a minute or two

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

All the info given to me to pass on that I WOULD HAVE NO IDEA ABOUT!

Did you become aware of future events?       Yes

The ones with my sister's girls...one had their gas stove in their house leaking gas, I called my brother in law in the middle of the night  and he called his daughter, and sure enough...one of the roommates ad left the burner on ...I called my brother in law that one of his daughters should NOT take some job....well she was on her way to an interview to drive a dry cleaning truck all night and my sister and brother in law did not want her to take the job...I told him the guy she was interviewing with was "CREEPY". My brother in law called her and told her to turn around and come home...Turns out they had questions about this possible "BOSS".

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 MORE NOW how to pick it all up ...not just when I am asleep.

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

ONLY ONCE when I was to hug my husband for his father "Lew" and It was NOT ME DOING IT, it took me the rest of the waking day to shake the feeling Did you meet or see any other beings other than the deceased?           Yes

ALL the time. the frequency of me in the last few years having visits of many people I do not know has been a lot.

Did you see a light?           Yes

Only with the angel girl that watched over my daughter, as she would visit, hovering over our bed almost every night for 6 months...I could never see her face as the bright light over her head made it impossible for me to see her face...though I knew she was blond as was about 12 years old...

Did any part of your experience seem to occur in a place other than the location described above?            No

in bed when sleeping, ,awake?... on the couch or the dining room table

Have you shared this experience with others?        

Yes     ALL the info I have passed on has been well taken and made them so happy...I only had one person that was ODDED out and I refrain from sharing much with her...But When you pass on experiences to others...you find out that others have their "stories" too...people are afraid to share...

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

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 Is there anything else you would like to add regarding your experience?       I JUST KNOW IT IS ALL REAL!!  THE INFO I GET AND PASS ON I HAVE NO REASON TO KNOW ANY OF IT<<IT JUST CAN NOT BE EXPLAINED AWAY BY ANYONE...If any on tries to NOT BELIEVE  I just KNOW that nothing has happened to them YET...because when it does you know it is all real!!

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

But there has been times that I had a glass of wine before bed...but I had limited experiences doing that. 95% of my experiences were under no  med or substance influences.

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         Yes 

memories of my dad who not a very nice man to us kids....and his visiting and being so sorry ,making me cry because he was, made a difference how I think and remember of him....

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

I just have so many experiences that add into the whole picture of what I know and try to describe. 

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire.    all good...so glad to write of SOME OF IT...but those were BIG events to write about. ASK my husband ,I COULD AND SHOULD WRITE A BOOK!!!! I hope I am contacted by you, I would love to be involved in something as that has happened and continues to happen is a HUGE part of my everyday life...I need to work with it more...but groups up here in Pelican Rapids (small small small lake town) do not exists, unless they are hiding in basements!!!   :) thank you for reading!!!