Lora C's ADC

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Experience description:

GRANDMA AND I WERE NEVER CLOSE. SHE GOT ME SPANKED FOR SOMETHING SHE SAID I DID BUT I DIDN'T, AS A KID AND I HAD A HARD TIME FORGETTING IT.  WHEN GRANDMA DIED I FELT BAD.  BUT THAT'S OK SHE WASN'T SUFFERING ANY MORE

ONE NIGHT I WENT TO SLEEP AND GRANDMA CAME TO ME IN A DREAM... SHE TOOK ME SHOPPING AND WAS DRIVING A CAR (GRANDMA NEVER DROVE A CAR)  SHE TOOK ME OUT TO LUNCH AND WE HAD A WONDERFUL TIME AND REALLY HAD A WONDERFUL AFTERNOON.  SUDDENLY WE WERE IN FRONT OF MY HOME AND GRANDMA STOPPED THE CAR AND LOOKED AT ME AND SAID,

 "HONEY I HAD TO WORK ALL MY  LIFE WE NEVER GOT A CHANCE TO DO THESE THINGS AND I WOULD HAVE LOVED TO BUT COULDN'T.  I CAME TO TELL YOU I LOVE YOU."  SHE KISSED ME AND SAID, "BYE SWEETIE."  I REMEMBER WHISPERING AS I WAS WAKING UP "BYE GRANDMA, I LOVE YOU TOO."

Background Information:

    Date of experience:           CANT REMEMBER ABOUT TEN YEARS AGO

    Length of time between death of deceased and your experience:         
                                                    SOON AFTER GRANDMA DEATH

    Degree of bereavement for deceased immediately prior to the experience:      
                                                  
Slight sadness and/or grief feelings

    Degree of alertness immediately prior to experience (choose best response):          
                                                  Fully alert

   After your experience, did you consider the contents of your experience:       Wonderful

   Have you had multiple experiences?   Yes  ,  ABOUT TEN

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words?
No  

Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?          Yes

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? 
IT WAS IN A DREAM

Did you feel a touch or experience any physical contact from the deceased?           
SHE KISSED ME GOOD BYE IN A DREAM

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

How long did the experience last?        UNKNOWN IT WAS A DREAM

Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?           Yes    I FELT LOVED

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  YES THAT SHE LOVED ME

Your beliefs immediately prior to the experience regarding your fear of death.                       Not fearful

Your beliefs currently regarding your fear of death. Not fearful

How do you currently view the reality of your experience?           Experience was definitely real

What did you feel (while awake) immediately prior to your experience?                       
No particular emotion 

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           IT WAS LIKE A MOVIE I WAS IN IT WE WENT PLACES AND DID THINGS AND I WAS JUST THERE.  I DIDN'T NOT SEE GRANDMA BUT I FELT HER PRESENCE AND KNEW I WAS WITH HER

Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?           Yes    WHAT SHE DID FOR ME SHOWED SHE DID LOVE ME AND I WANTED TO SAY I LOVED HER TOO

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      BEST PART WAS WHEN SHE SAID, I LOVE YOU

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  AT THE END OF THE DREAM I FELT LOVED AND KNEW SHE LOVED ME AND I DIDN'T KNOW THAT BEFORE HAND

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     I TOLD MY MOM  AND SHE SAID GOOD I KNOW NOW SHE IS WATCHING OVER US

Have you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or web site?   No    

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