P.G.'s ADC

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Experience description:

I was sitting in my bedroom reading a book on life after death, and  I started to smell men's cologne, then it got stronger.  It seemed it was coming from the left, just below the top of the book, it looked like particles of the air were moving very fast, almost like little pixels moving around, and it had a cold breeze with it, and it came over the book and up into my face and then spread out, left- and right , away from me as I put my head up to try to see where this smell was coming from, it was "put " into my mind that."  This is Dad," He was doing good, he was happy, feelings of over powering love and joy and happiness. 

I just had the biggest smile on my face, BIG SMILE, and I knew that this was a gift to me from my father, and there can be no other gift  like this, it was so precious and I will never forget it. I felt, { after I had time to figure out what just happened} that he was in a perfect place, and I KNEW that there was life after death, just in a different form, nothing on this earth can even begin to compare to it. I also had a  small sad feeling that it would be a while before he could come back again. All this happened in about 20 seconds, then it was gone. I must also admit for a fraction of a second that it must be nice to be in such a special place instead of here.  I felt that he was doing so much already and had still more to do, what? I don't know, I wish I did. I just want to get a grasp of how? how can so many INTENSE BEAUTIFUL feelings be given in just a few seconds ? I think of this experience EVERY day, and I realize how precious it was,  and that I actually had a "peek" at the other side, although it was mostly sensed and felt , the only thing I saw was the air "moving" .

About two weeks after this happened, I went back to visit my mother and smelled all of my fathers' cologne's , I found  one bottle that was the same as the smell of cologne during the experience, that bottle had been used the most, it was a little more than half  empty.

Did you feel a touch or experience any physical contact from the deceased?            Yes

the physical contact I had was the cold breeze with the cologne smell on my face.

            Was anything communicated by the touch?  The cold breeze and smell got my attention away from the book I was reading, which I think is what allowed me to pay attention that something was happening.

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?         No

Did you smell a distinct smell, scent, fragrance or odor associated with the deceased?      Yes

            What smell, scent, fragrance or odor did you smell?           I smelled men's cologne, which at the time I didn't know that it was my fathers cologne, but at the same time I knew that it was my father that was there, I found out later that the smell during the experience - and the smell of he bottle of cologne on my father's bedroom dresser table matched.

            Was the smell, scent, fragrance or odor familiar?     not at the time of the experience,

            Was anything communicated by the smell?   I feel that the "communication" came as soon as the smell was gone, like The cologne brought the "feelings " through.

            Is there any possibility that the smell, scent, fragrance or odor was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?        NO

How long did the experience last?        in total about 20 seconds.

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         the beginning was gradual to me, as if to get my attention, then it was a more sudden ending,still hard for me to tell, since it left me with so many feelings all at once. I do know that it was over much too quick  for me.

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

I did sense overwhelming love ,peace, joy ,happiness, work to do, pureness, and that he missed al of us too, but he was very happy , and I know he was happy to let me see what he did for me by letting me "see" what it's like

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  the main information I've gotten from it is that there is SOMETHING that goes on after we die, and he was doing it, and that it was ok for him to do it, almost as if he was being shown how to communicate with this side. Just too hard for me to explain this for other people to understand.

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:          I don't know how to explain it, I just know that it was real, I was wide awake, reading, sitting up in a chair and probably one thing that made it real was the particles of the air moving, and feeling the cold air, the smell of the cologne was really strong, which really got my attention because I cant stand really strong smells ,like coffee, perfumes, cleaners. etc.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           The first was the smell of the cologne, so strong, I thought, what's this smell?, I looked up from the book and saw the particles of air, { not really any color to it, just clear like} then felt the cold breeze, then the smell went away.  that's when i felt the love and happiness.  then I KNEW who it was, and what he wanted me to feel, then it was gone, and  as I said, I felt a little sad that it was over.

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

yes, to know that his spirit is still here too, that helped me to deal with the grief that I have for my mother having to deal with his death.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      the best part was knowing my dad is still alive in spirit and happy and doing great, the worst part is that it was over too quick, and that I have no real proof other than my words to describe it.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes

that we can communicate with the other side ,,,, IT DOES exist.

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

There is afterlife, or he would not have been to see me so soon after his passing.

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?            Shock, amazement, happy, I knew there was something after death, I also cried, laughed, it felt so good to have him near me, then a slight emptiness after ward, I cried for a few days on and off, but now I am just amazed at what happened, and still cry a little when I'm alone and think about it.

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           No

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Uncertain, just the moving air particles.

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

to me, just the special knowledge that there is something more after we die,  to me it's the only way this could have happened.

Did you become aware of future events?       Uncertain

just that when it was over, that it would be a while before he could come back .

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

just that I felt that I had a small amount of psychic ability before, and it seems a little stronger now, more things that I think are going to  happen, do.

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

Did you meet or see any other beings other than the deceased?            Uncertain

It was as if "someone" that knew what to do was showing my dad how to do this, like whoever it was first, opened the "door" and let dad through, for just a few very brief seconds, then they were gone. DEFINITELY got the feeling that there were 2 .

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes

reaction was amazement to some, and no doubt at all to others.

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