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Hannah R ADCs

Experience description:  

A few things happened, the first was that I awoke in the middle of the night and felt a couple if books next to my feet. I awoke in the morning to find them on the floor. One was my mums favorite bird book and the other was titled "evidence of things unseen". It made me smile and I said out loud well played mum :) a few weeks later I was telling mums friend the story and she told me that I had better read the books to which I said ok but what do I read next? The next day I found a book turned to 45 degrees on the bookshelf. About a month later I had a visitation dream involving mum and it is really hard to describe the intense feeling of love, things were 'said' not really verbally. The conversation wasn't the type that I would have expected to have, it was all about love and how proud she was of me.

Was the experience difficult to express in words?     Yes   The feeling of love and comfort that it gave me


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

Describe where and how you were touched:
   
 Visitation dream, hugged I could feel her and smell her

Was the touch familiar or unfamiliar?   Yes and no, it was so full of love and contentment  

Was anything communicated by the touch?   Love and contentment

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 you smell a distinct smell, scent, fragrance or odor associated with the deceased?    No                

Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?   Yes     Content is the best way to describe it and happy, calm

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?   No

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:    3 people in family had various experiences all different but all around the same time. They all stopped at the same time, after my visitation dream.

Was the experience dream like in any way?    No    No, dreams are fragmented, this was linear if that makes sense. I don't feel another's touch in my dreams.

Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?   
Yes
    I stopped crying every day. Although it still took months to process what had happened and accept that it was real and put meaning to it if you get what I mean

What was the best and worst part of your experience?   
The feeling of acceptance that it has given me.   
        

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?    Yes    There is something out there that we don't understand

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?    Yes    There is something after death and I don't fear death, just accept that those left behind will feel sadness. I hope I can give them the same comfort when I go.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?   No

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?    No   

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?       Yes    Time wasn't there in the visitation dream or an issue

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?       
No
   

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?     Uncertain    Have always felt a sense of something although not sure what it is

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    They think I am nuts!!!! But I don't care

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?    No    No it is too hard to explain as it was a feeling, a sense nothing Incan put in words, the visitation dream. I would like another :)