Melanie R ADC
My father was seriously ill in the hospital. My mother had called me to tell me that my Dad was asking for me. I wasn't able to get to the hospital until the next day. I was very anxious about going to see him the next day. I went to bed shortly after putting my two young children to sleep.
I fell asleep as usual and woke up to see a shadow walk around the room. I knew it was my father. I looked at the clock and it read 2:30am. I then drifted above my body and noticed I wasn't afraid. I then traveled through a tunnel with a bright white light. It was nothing that I have ever seen. I felt Love, pure Love. I saw my father and a beloved uncle that had passed years before. No words were spoken but I understood everything. I knew my father and uncle were fine. I felt love like never before. I also knew nothing was judged, just the purest love. It's hard to put it in words because there are no earthly words for it. I wanted to stay where I was, but was 'told' I couldn't and that I had children to take care of. It wasn't in words, it was a telepathic knowing. I begged again and was 'told' again, I couldn't stay there now. I quickly went back through the tunnel.
I remember waking up to the telephone ringing. I
started to cry because I knew my father passed. It was my mother saying what I
already knew. I was crying so hard and I asked her what time it was when he
passed. She said about 2:30 in the morning. I cried and cried that day, I was
remembering what happened during the night. I knew my father wanted to let me
know that he was alright.
At the time of your experience was there an associated life-threatening event? No
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes No words were spoken, it was an all knowing, kind of telepathic experience.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Around 2:30 am, at the white light.
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? More consciousness and alertness than normal I knee everything! I knew no judgments, and felt everything was what it was supposed to be.
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. To see that bright white light was nothing that occurs on Earth.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. Don't remember hearing anything, no words were spoken.
Did you see or hear any earthly events that were occurring during a time that your consciousness / awareness was apart from your physical / earthly body? Yes I saw myself on the bed sleeping before I went through the tunnel.
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Love, love, love, understanding of all things!
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? Yes When passing through the tunnel I could see the brightest whitest light I have ever seen.
Did you see an unearthly light? Yes Whitest brightest light that is never seen on Earth, and it had an all knowing.
Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? I encountered a definite being, or a voice clearly of mystical or unearthly origin
The mystical being was the white light, and it knew everything, it knew all just like I did.
Did you encounter or become aware of any beings who previously lived on earth who are described by name in religions (for example: Jesus, Muhammad, Buddha, etc.)? No
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes My father and my uncle.
Did you become aware of past events in your life during your experience? No
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm
A realm of souls and that they all loved. The 'feeling' was an al encompassing love. No space, no time.
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? No
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about the universe
Hard to explain, but I felt, 'saw' love and understanding. Judgments weren't in the equation.
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No
Did you come to a border or point of no return? I came to a barrier that I was not permitted to cross; or was sent back against my will
Did scenes from the future come to you? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness suggesting that there either is (or is not) continued existence after earthly life ("life after death")? Yes I knew that Love was everything. That I would experience that realm again.
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that God or a supreme being either does (or does not) exist? Yes I experienced a Supreme Being that was everything.
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that you either did (or did not) exist prior to this lifetime? Yes That Love with no judgments was the way to live. And that I would be back.
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that a mystical universal connection or unity/oneness either does (or does not) exist? Yes That a unity of all exists there.
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s meaning or purpose? Yes
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s difficulties, challenges, or hardships? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding love? Yes That love is everything and that it must be strived for on Earth.
During your experience, did you encounter any other specific information / awareness that you have not shared in other questions that is relevant to living our earthly lives? No
Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge or purpose? Yes Again, it was love and that other things will be revealed.
What occurred during your experience included: Content that was entirely not consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience I learned about non judgmentalness, and that love is the main thing.
How accurately do you remember the experience in comparison to other life events that occurred around the time of the experience? I remember the experience as accurately as other life events that occurred around the time of the ex I remember it as if it happened yesterday.
Discuss any changes that might have occurred in your life after your experience: My whole attitude changed. Before my experience I did not feel like we were all one. Now I know that we are one, all 'children' on a path to learn the real meaning of love. And to love one another, that we are all striving for love.
My experience directly resulted in: Large changes in my life
Did you have any changes in your values or beliefs after the experience that occurred as a result of the experience? Yes I became more sensitive to love and I think I have touched more people with that love.
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Yes I can receive unspoken messages. If I really concentrate on it, I can 'see' the future and 'know' how people are doing.
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? Knowing that there is something more after death, and to make my life on Earth that much better!
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes A day or two after I told my husband. He didn't seem too interested.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? No
What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened: Experience was definitely real Because during that experience, I felt and saw things in the moment. I had never felt or saw things like that before or since.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience at the current time: Experience was definitely real Like I said I was fully aware of what happened during my experience and have never felt like that since. I know it was real.
Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes My relationships have more depth and I know when people are being real or not.
Have your religious beliefs/spiritual practices changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes My spiritual belief stronger. I absolutely know there is something more after earthly living and that Being is so far beyond anything we will ever know while here. No words can explain the peace we will someday know, and the purest, most unconditional love ever known.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? I would just like to reiterate that the love, understanding and knowing is something I have never known before or since. I get little pieces of 'knowledge' randomly. I pay attention to those. Sometimes they are overwhelming and can't quite 'hear' the total message. It happens a lot.
Did the questions asked and information that you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes I did my best to put my experience in to words. How do you describe something that has no words?
What could a national organization with an interest in near death experience (NDE) do that would be of interest to you?More research so that more people would come forward and share. Also, my experience follows a NDE to a tee, but I was in no emergency situation. That's one reason why I've never pursued it before.