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Jessica M's ADC

Experience description #1:  

1. About two days after Josh's passing, me and my parents were looking through boxes of family photos and deeply weeping. My dad went upstairs to get another box and when he did, the audio to the television turned on with no picture. The remote was no where near us. It turned on to the Nascar races. We instantly got a sense that it was Josh letting us know he was ok. Then, when we looked inside the next box of photos, my dad found a letter from Josh at the bottom of the box dated from only a few years prior. There was no way that this letter should of been in this box full of childhood memories. At the bottom of the letter Josh drew a picture and wrote: "Have fun at the Nascar race Dad." We knew then it was most definitely him. 

2. We were eating a meal that someone had kindly brought over. On our TV we consistently looped a DVD of a picture slideshow we played at Josh's funeral. We were crying and then all of a sudden the power to the TV went off. The remote was not near us. My dad checked the electrical outlet and it was still plugged in. However the outlet fuse somehow went out. We all got the same feeling that it was Josh. 

3.My mom was deeply mourning on a Sunday afternoon around 4 pm. About a month after Josh's passing. She was really worried if he was ok or not, wanting to make sure he made it to heaven. When she walked into the living room she saw a circular rainbow light above my brothers picture projected on the wall. The circular light projected a rainbow hologram above our family picture on fireplace mantle. It started small and grew a little larger. She said it pulsed and she instantly felt like it was Josh communicating with her. She could hear him almost speaking to her in her mind and she spoke back, as though in a conversation. He told her he didn't mean for this to happen but that he's ok. And that he loves her. It was an incredibly emotional and healing experience. It truly changed how she grieved. She knew for a fact that Josh was alive. It lasted about 3 minutes. My dad has a picture of the light. He witnesses the entire thing. 

4. On My brothers birthday, we did a paddle out service to celebrate Josh's life. That night, my mom received the autopsy report in the mail. It was so disturbing and upsetting. I began to research things online about the cause of death and had this strong sense that Josh wanted me to stop. That he wouldn't want me to look this up. It was so strong, I felt like he was watching me. Then all of a sudden the lights above my kitchen table flickered on and off. My husband witnessed it as well. I instantly turned my computer off and told Josh I will never look that up again.

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?            Yes

Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?          No

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

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  yes

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:           There are no other explanations, and each time we had witnesses

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           Felt great love. Almost supernatural love. Peace, very intense emotion

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

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

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes     Confirmation in the other side, confirmation that Josh is still alive and with us


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?        No

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            gratitude, peace, love, thankfulness


Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           Yes

My parents & me

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   No

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

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?           Yes

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    

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

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

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