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Roxie P's ADC

Experience description:  

I walked into a room and stood at the foot of my mother's body, fully aware that she had died, even embalmed.  I was sad as I reached down to to rub her feet that looked soft and beautiful. Suddenly she opened her eyes, which appeared a lighter green than normal, and opened her arms widely to hug me.  I noticed she had a golden glow about her as I was stunned.  I said to her, Mom, are you dead.  She said yes, honey, I'm on the other side. She finished hugging me and disappeared. I never at any time was afraid of her.

Was this experience difficult to express in words?  No

Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?          Yes

            Describe what you heard, how clearly you heard it and what was communicated:    Very clearly, She told me she was on the other side.

            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?  The voice was coming from her in the 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?           yes, she spoke with her voice.

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

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

            Was the touch familiar or unfamiliar?   yes, my mom would reach to hug me when she was sick, the exact way she reached for me in this dream.

            Was anything communicated by the touch?  The love was there.

            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

She looked beautiful, sort of a golden glow, with lighter eyes than she normally has.

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            Extremely clear.

            How much of the deceased did you see?       All of her; head to toe

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       She seem to be the age at death.

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            Can't explain, I know she was dead, but she appeared to be healthy.

            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

            Was the smell, scent, fragrance or odor familiar?     no

            Was anything communicated by the smell?   no

            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?        few minutes

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         quick start to finish; just a hug told me on the other side and gone.

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

She wanted me to know she is there and ok

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

How do you currently view the reality of your experience?           Experience was probably real

            Please explain why you view the reality of your experience as real or not real:           It felt real, I haven't had any communication from mom in a few years.  Mom said if she could she would check on us. There is a real miracle even just before her death that we experienced.  She was adamant about where she would be and not to worry about her, for us to take care of Daddy.  She also had an out of body experience during this miracle saying she saw her deceased mother and baby sis and spoke to Jesus.  They told her to come back for a little while to say good bye. She lived almost a month to the day of the aneurysm. I know she is with God with no doubt.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   Yes

I knew I was dreaming

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           Uncertain because I knew she was dead. But calmed because I realized she hugged me and again let me know she was on the other side.

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

I felt better and loved.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      It was so short and she was gone.

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

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

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?  Yes            She told me she was in the after life, which is what she told me before she died that she was leaving to the after life.

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

mom told us that if God allowed her to visit she would, and believe me - my mom would because we were very close.  We had the miracle of her comeback before she left permanently and the miracle story she left behind.

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?            Happy, because I saw her.

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           No

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Uncertain

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

I've always had some sort of super natural gift that happens to me and it is always out of my control; in other words I don't know when, it just happens.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Uncertain

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

Did you see a light?           Uncertain

possible golden glow

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

In a room where she was in her death and embalmed.

Have you shared this experience with others?        

Yes     mom was giving me peace.

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?       Just a few months after her death in 04, She appeared to me at the foot of my bed while I was fully awake.  She had a radiant glow and was healed, beautiful, happy, and healthy.  She came towards me gave me a hug and then disappeared to eternal happiness. She had a beautiful glow about her.

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 

When I was a young child I had an out of body experience where I could see me laying asleep, going high and could see the roof of my home, the people and cars got very tiny. I saw the tops of my father's bird cages outside as I was being lifted higher and higher. I could feel "beings" around me, a white bright glow surrounded me and I heard beautiful singing. I could smell a strong gardenia type scent and three white birds circling me, when suddenly I was back in my body because I was saying I want my mommy. I remember this plain as day, told my mother about it, and she told me that I was about three years old when I told her that.

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