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Rick R ADC

Experience description:  

My wife was cleaning up at our cafe in Huangdao, China. I 'felt' a pinch on my left arm and a golden wonderful feeling flowed through my body. It was a sense of a message. I understood that all was well and that she likes my wife. It was a simple experience but deeply felt.

Was this experience difficult to express in words? Uncertain

It was a sense of receiving the message. Message seemed to be a wonderful 'golden' flow through my body and that all was well with her and she approved of my wife. This is an important note. This was how she was.

Did you ONLY sense an awareness of presence of the deceased without actually seeing, hearing, feeling or smelling them?


Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased? No

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

A 'pinch' on my left arm

Was the touch familiar or unfamiliar? no

Was anything communicated by the touch? don't know

Did you see the deceased? No

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

How long did the experience last? seconds

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

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

It was her way

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know? no

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 an experience, that simple. Your questions above about believe in God are not sufficient. I believe in 'higher' beings.

Was the experience dream like in any way? No

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience: Golden loveliness

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

What was the best and worst part of your experience? Just knowing that there is more to 'life'.

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

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? No Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.? Yes There are or we are part of, higher beings.

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? No
What emotions did you feel during the experience? interest and wonderment

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others? Yes

My wife was there and I told her. She experienced nothing

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? No

Did you become aware of future events? No

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

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 My family. Mother understood, wife understood, rest of family did not respond.

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? No

Did you ever in your life have a near-death experience, out of body experience or other spiritual event? No

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

Too much focus on religion and God. There may be other answers or reasons,,,.

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire. Don't focus on 'God' and 'religion', this narrows your examination.