Heidi R's ADC 

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Experience description:  

The day John passed away I spoke with the folks from the cremation society- and gave them some clothing of john's for the cremation. A pair of jeans, a shirt that he called his wedding shirt, and 3 cherry lifesavers for his pocket- because we never left home without them. Anyway they asked if I'd like to know when the cremation would take place. I said no- just let me know when it is done. John passed away early Thursday morning. I had gotten phone calls a couple of night at about 4 in the morning with no-one there.  The lights in the bedroom would blink on and off a few times every evening. I use a c-pap machine at night for sleep apnea.

A week after John passed, I was having trouble with my mask it was uncomfortable and I sat up, took the mask off my face, leaned over the side of the bed to turn off the machine. When I turned to my right to lay back down- there was John surrounded by a green and golden glow. The odd thing is he was sitting cross- legged on his side of the bed near the foot of the bed, which is something he could not do because of his weight, smiling, with his arms extended as if to say well look at me now! He looked younger than when I first met him and healthy and happy. I just smiled at him and then laid down to sleep.

The next day the representative of the cremation society called me to let me know that he had been cremated the night before-I guess he came to let me know that all was well. He was barefooted and wearing the clothing i had picked out.  John's cousin in Florida, and a  friend in Ohio both awoke at the exact time of death. A good friend from California near Los Angeles was on his way from his car to his front door at the end of his evening shift when he felt a cool wind and heard  the words "Good-by George". George ran into his home in a panic, (this had happened to him once before) thinking that something had happened to his wife- but found that John had just passed.  

A few times after that when I was up late at night on the PC, it would just shut down as if to let me know that I should go to rest now. That year at Christmas time I took my son and his wife- who now live with me to Las Vegas to celebrate my sons' birthday. We were staying at the Paris hotel and the first night the kids went up to the room and I sat down at a slot machine to play and listen to the band for the evening I had been playing about 45 minutes when the band played a song "Have I told you lately that I love you?"- at the same time three 7's came up on my machine and I won 300 dollars. The next night after returning from a show late in the evening- the kids who don't really gamble went up to the room again- I had just used up the twenty dollars I had allotted for the evening and found a dollar in my pocket- so I put it in- The band played the same song again and again three 7's, with another 300 dollar win. In the afternoon or evening of almost every day we would ask each other if we had said I love you today? So this occurrence was especially comforting to me.  When I look back over the past two years, there have been so many instances of communications, that I sort of ended up taking them for granted.

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


Not in the instance described above- but yes at other times

Did you see the deceased?         Yes

He looked radiantly happy and healthy- with a green aura(?) surrounded by a gold one

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            totally solid

            How much of the deceased did you see?       all

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       appeared about 20 years younger.

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            He looked the picture of health. John was about 50 pounds overweight and could hardly bend over to tie his shoes- but was sitting cross legged on the bed.

            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?        20 seconds or so

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

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

He just appeared so happy , ecstatic even.

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:          I was  the kind of person that would need absolute proof to believe in ADC.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           I felt so peaceful and happy that he was ok.

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

I felt that he still loved me so much to make the connection.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Best part- seeing John healthy

Worst part- that it only lasted such a short time- I feel like I should have tried to keep him here just a little longer- maybe for a hug.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes

           
Describe:      I have slowed down a lot just to be able to see what has been here all along. I find that I now pray for guidance and for more evidence that I am not so alone on this journey.

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

I now believe there is so much we as humans do not know about our existence and our. Before everything was pretty much black or white to me- Now I see such a wide range of existences.

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes

This experience has sent me on a quest of sorts to explore spirituality, the nature of our existence and the afterlife.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            What a range-I was confused, happy still doubting somewhat

Did you see a light?           Yes, John was surrounded by light

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes

When I shared with others- they believed me,  they wanted to know more, but at this time I guess the novelty has worn off for some of them and I'm left to research more on my own. All these experiences are like gifts from the universe for me and leave me amazed and hopeful.

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