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Lynette S's ADC

Experience description:  

Most experiences were for me -like a video camera playing film on TV of events through my husband's eyes filled with his emotions in my head -I understood what he was telling me completely.  When  my brother arrived he showed me where they had gone diving and what they had seen through his eyes -I became the diver -like I was inside my husband

Background Information:

Date of experience:         week after death until burial

Length of time between death of deceased and your experience:         24 hours

Was the date of the experience significant in any way?     day after he had died suddenly

General geographic location of experience:  Nicosia Cyprus

Details of location of experience and your activity at the time of experience:          Lying on bed in darkness crying not asleep

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

Degree of alertness immediately prior to experience:         Fully alert

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

Have you had multiple experiences?    Yes    10

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?          Yes

          Describe what you heard, how clearly you heard it and what was communicated:      I could hear his voice in my head telling me things after he had shown me visually -it was like he lost power to communicate visually and went to his voice he knew I would have doubted the voice initially)

          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?         sense of knowing -internal

          If you heard a voice or sound, was it similar or dissimilar from the voice or sound the deceased made when they were alive?         the same

          Is there any possibility what you heard was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?      no

          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?          Yes

like he was beside me touching and holding me

            Was the touch familiar or unfamiliar?  familiar

          Was anything communicated by the touch?  love

            Is there any possibility what you felt was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?         no

Did you see the deceased?        Yes

as described above-like a video camera of him

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            solid like himself

            How much of the deceased did you see?       all

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?            yes

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            very healthy -normal Panos

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

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

How long did the experience last?       many hours -got shorter

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?          gradual beginning and end like he had to gain power and lost it again

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

Very angry as he had been taking cholesterol tablets and wanted me to know he had been doing everything possible as doc came to my house and accused him of being responsible for his own death

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  yes-he showed me getting the pills out of his football bag (which I later found )and details of diving experience with my brother I hadn't known before

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

          Was the experience dream like in any way?  No

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:         just so happy Panos could see what was happening and that his spirit lived on

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

helped me dealing with the extreme loss -helps me now as very early days yet

What was the best and worst part of your experience?    the knowledge Panos is ok -the worst the reality of the loss

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?       Yes                Describe:     everything sense that there is a plan to everything and I will be guided

What other attitudes and beliefs about your experience do you currently have?  Life-changing          
Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?  Yes    belief in god and afterlife

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?          extreme sadness as Panos was not here but extreme joy he still lived on

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?          Yes

Most experiences were for me - like a video camera playing film on TV of events through my husband's eyes filled with his emotions- but one time my parents were with me and my mum had problem with her toe - it needed stitching I had forgotten to make appointment and my exact toe went white everybody saw it - I didn't as if Panos communicating and telling me to make APPOINTMENT

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?  Yes

kind of felling of not being alive after - sense of coming back to earth

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?     Yes

life is about love and what you do for other people

Did you become aware of future events?      Yes  sense of support and security all would be well

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?           Yes

sense of seeing the world differently; and realization both me and Panos saw like this before he died but didn't recognize it

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?          Yes  like a spiritual meeting

Did you meet or see any other beings other than the deceased?   No

Did you see a light?         Yes

Have you shared this experience with others?        Yes    some supportive, most thought it was grief

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?          Yes 

links with other people coming to me to answer questions or problems I had-like they were being sent - signs in the living

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

car crash saw my life flash before me and then came to without a scratch

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