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Experience description:  

I was sitting and watching TV when all of a sudden my phone started playing the song Crimson and Clover which was "our" song.  It was just sitting on the end table, I hadn't touched it and it has that song as a ringtone but it wasn't the ringtone, it was playing the complete song.  It has done it several times after that.

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?          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?      Yes

            What smell, scent, fragrance or odor did you smell?           Old Spice cologne

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

            Was anything communicated by the smell?   I felt him around me

            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?        about two to three minutes

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

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

peaceful and loving

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  he is ok

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:           My daughter heard the song also and knew no one had touched the phone and no one was calling.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No    

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:          
Shocked at first then I knew that it was Danny and I felt love

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

That he was ok and I knew he was letting me know and watching over me.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      The fact that I have the feeling he is watching over me and letting me know he is fine is wonderful.  Showing his love for me by sending my grandaughter over because she dreamed he told her to give me daisies and marigolds today on his birthday when she had no idea my favorite flower is daisies which was my bridal bouquet cause he said it would make me smile really floored me because there was no way she knew about the daisies being my favorite flower was powerful.  Marigolds was what we always bought for my mother when she was still alive.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes                 Describe:      I pray every night now and bless my family, I never did before

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?
   Yes     I never was a believer before, I was skeptical but not anymore.  Too many times I have had the phone play the song for no reason.  Smelled Old Spice when going to bed and have the TV in the bedroom just turn itself on one time when I was completely across the room from it..

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes     That there is a heaven, God is real and when it is my time to go Danny will meet me

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?        Uncertain

It is more of a case that we understood the other if possible would watch over the other one.

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Loved

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           Yes

My daughter was watching TV with 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?    Yes

It is hard to describe, a power that in the beyond you find a heaven.  I watched my husband reach out his arms when he passed and say mom as he talked to his deceased mother.

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?         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?           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 just say he is showing me he loves me

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


 Is there anything else you would like to add regarding your experience?       When he passed, the look of peace on his face was beautiful and the feeling that came over me was that we were so fortunate to have known real love.  We actually knew that each loved the other without a doubt.

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?           Yes 

My son who is deceased came to me in a dream and took me to a place and talked to me to let me know he was ok.

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