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Pamela F's ADC

Experience description:  

I was asleep.  The dream came.  IN the dream I saw my father-in-law.  He did not talk but he showed me that I urgently needed to go in an old shed that was on his land in Fayette County.  He showed me that I needed to either have someone look under a piece of plywood or cardboard it the loft of the shed.  I had no idea what shed he was talking about, I had never seen it before.  Somehow I was given the impression that his son would know. 

I awoke suddenly and expressed the dream to my husband (his son).  He knew about the shed but it was in total dilapidation and very unsafe to enter.  I continued to push the subject until he said he would look.  I accompanied him to the farm.  He went way back into the woods to the old shed. 

He came back a good while later with a civil war saddle and mule harness.  He had no idea where it had come from and knew that it had not been there before.  It was located in the loft of the shed under a rotting piece of plywood. 

I still have it to this day.  My children will inherit it one day.

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?          No

            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 no sound but there was communication.  An exchange of mental ideas.

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

Did you see the deceased?         Yes

He was not standing close enough to touch.  His form was dark but visible.  I knew who he was.

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            Somewhat solid.

            How much of the deceased did you see?       All

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       I don't remember his age in the dream

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            He seemed healthy.  No gout or problems breathing as in life.

            Is there any possibility what you saw was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           No, it was night, the lights were off and everyone was asleep.

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

How long did the experience last?        Not sure...perhaps quickly.

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

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

Loving, caring and very very urgent.

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  Yes, he told me about the saddle and mule harness in the shed loft that was hidden.

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:           Because there was a way to prove it happened.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   Yes

The surroundings in the dream were darker than in normal life.  Visibility of all surroundings were poor.  Foggy.

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           Glad to see him.  I wanted to help him.  I listened very closely so I would not miss anything.

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

I feel his request was granted.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      He has not returned.

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

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?
   Uncertain      I already knew that this could happen, I guess it proved something to my husband who was a complete disbeliever.

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes     After life does exist.

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

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes I have the saddles now.  My now, ex-husband was witness to the fact.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            A sense of urgency....

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           Yes

I was visited in my sleep. I awoke directly afterwards and relayed the message J.W. had given me to my husband, his son.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   No

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    N0 comment

Did you become aware of future events?       Yes

Yes, the saddle and harness were found as he requested.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         No

I have always had dreams like this.  Hard to prove the fact though.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     No

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

Did you see a light?           No

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     Most of the people whom I have told just don't respond.  This is a taboo kind of thing here in the Bible Belt of the USA.

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 haven't quite figured out why it was important for me to know this and retrieve these items.  Perhaps, time will tell.

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 response 

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

NDE and the ability to move heat through my hands...perhaps a healing type thing.  I don't share this with anyone anymore.  I have had other dreams come true...less frequent as I get older.

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

To the best of my ability.