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Experience description:  

My aunt, my mom's sister had died. I could not go to the funeral as my leg was in a cast. I never questioned about the funeral either. My uncle was completely torn apart and crying for her every night. All he did was talk about her and how much he missed her. I usually saw him a couple times a month while he was visiting my mom. Months later I had a dream. I was in my pajamas, and I was floating up in the air and I saw a door open and my aunt come out of the door. We got very close and as we did I felt this immense pull/attraction like she was a magnet. She was wearing a very long blue dress. She said, "don't touch me", and then she said, "Tell Eugene to kiss me goodbye." She looked younger like I remembered her looking when I was a child. I then suddenly woke up.

I didn't understand the message, but told my uncle anyway. I tried to tell him that she was indeed alive in that other dimension, but he couldn't understand. He then told me that every night at bedtime he says to her picture, "Goodnight Jeana." But in my dream she was telling me she wanted him to kiss her GOODBYE. He didn't understand. He went on grieving for a long time, and then he joined her a few yrs later. He also told me that at the funeral she was wearing a very long blue dress.........

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

            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?  I heard her familiar voice in my dream.

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

            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?            No

            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

Much younger, nice hair style like I remember her having when I  was a child.

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            Solid

            How much of the deceased did you see?       From head to toe

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       Appeared much younger

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            Looking healthy and radiant

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

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

How long did the experience last?        Short, minute or so

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

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

She was anxious to give me that message

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  I did not know she was buried in a blue dress, and I did not know my uncle kissed her picture "goodnight" at bedtime.

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:           It was "different" than a dream. It was like I had been dreaming and then all

of a sudden the dream ended and she appeared.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   Uncertain

Not sure what you mean.

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           It was so sudden I didn't have time for feelings.

Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?           No

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      The whole thing was the best. The strangest was the feeling that even though I tried not to touch her, I felt I was being compelled like a magnet being pulled. I almost touched her. I had no power to pull safely away.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         No      

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?
   Yes     Helped me to have more knowledge and belief in the afterlife.

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes     It was more proof in 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?        Yes

With a friend of mine. No, deceased not included. We were not that close.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes The fact that I saw her in a long blue dress/gown, and the fact that she knew my uncle kissed her picture every night whereas I did not.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            I was in awe.

Did any part of your experience seem to occur in a place other than the location described above?            Uncertain

It was like we were "in the air", and she flew out of that door.

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     My friends understood. My uncle and mom did not.

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?       I remember this today many yrs later as though it just happened. I remember every detail as though it was fresh. I have never forgotten it. When my mom was  "dying" I told her to tell my aunt I gave the message to my uncle. I'm sure she knew though!

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 mentioned it on your other site.

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