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Lucy C's ADC

Experience description:  

"In my dream" I got lost in a forest rapidly it became dark and could not find my way back home. I kept walking until I found myself in a forest clearing and OMG  there in front of me there was this huge wall that extended to right and left for miles !!  Right  in front of my eyes the was this TALL, TALL IRON GATE.  On the other side of the gate there were lots of people, they were very happy and celebrating.  The light " on the other side " was amazing, but not blinding.  I climbed the iron gate because I wanted to SEE and talk to my dad, I NEW  HE WAS THERE.

I did not see him or anybody... they were invisible but  THEIR  ESSENCE WAS THERE.  MY DAD  TALKED TO  ME and told me  I could not enter the gate, ONLY DEAD PEOPLE were allowed  inside. I insisted that I want to be with him even if I have to die.....another  person took my hands  OFF  the  gate and told me  that I'll be there sometime but  for now I should go back to where I came from, I should GO back to my mother and my sister.

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?          Yes

            Describe what you heard, how clearly you heard it and what was communicated:    See above

            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?  there were voices but also  telepathic communication

            If you heard a voice or sound, was it similar or dissimilar from the voice or sound the deceased made when they were alive?           Can't remember

            Is there any possibility what you heard was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           ?????????????

            Was there any possible impairment to your hearing at the time of the experience?   No

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

            Is there any possibility what you felt was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?  There were hundreds of souls beyond the gate, the was music, there was a party going on  ALL  OF THEM  WERE CELEBRATING SOMETHING.

Did you see the deceased?         No

            How much of the deceased did you see?       I ONLY felt his presence  his essence.

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

How long did the experience last?        It felt it was for few minutes

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         Beginning was Gradual, then was sudden.

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

He was very  happy, I sensed  he was unaware  of the impact that his death had on us.   I felt also that perhaps  he was not even aware  of  been dead.

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:           Can't explain it ...

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   Yes           

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           I WAS SOOOOOO  HAPPY  but at the end I felt saddened  that I could not  remained with my dad behind the wall

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

I still felt so lonely  and miss my dad  so much !!

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      re reassurance that my dad  loved me and that he know I loved him also.              

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?
   Yes     I believed in life after death

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

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

I was 9 years old I don't remember.

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?            I new there was life after death

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           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?         Yes

I continued to have psychic experiences after this event

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Uncertain

Can't remember

Did you meet or see any other beings other than the deceased?      I "sensed " the essence of hundreds of people...I saw no one

Did you see a light?           Yes

on the other side of the wall the light was incredible  but it did no hurt my  eyes at all.  THE LIGHT  WAS  OF  A  PURE WHITE  COLOR !!

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     People looked at me like  I was crazy

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

 Is there anything else you would like to add regarding your experience?       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?           Yes 

I have been ( spontaneously )  out of my body  several times.

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

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire.    I feel  this questionnaire is very  complete.