Sallie A's ADC
Sallie A's ADC 653
asleep and suddenly my grandmother appeared only it wasn't like a dream at all.
She was standing in front of me in a blue suit, purse, white gloves and a white
pill box hat like she might have worn in the 60's. She was standing in a
completely white, hazy fog. She was waving at me but did not speak.
said that I immediately sat up in bed and said that my 'Mammaw' had died. At
the same time our telephone rang and my husband answered it. It was around 5:30
in the morning and it was my mother telling us that my grandmother had died.
She had been in the hospital for angina pains but was scheduled to be released
that day because the doctor's could find nothing wrong with her. I later found
out that her heart had simply quit beating.
recall any type of conversation with my grandmother or that she was relaying any
information to me. She was just standing there waving and her appearance did
not have the quality of a dream. It was as if she was actually standing in
front of me.
Have you had
this experience difficult to express in words?
you ONLY sense an awareness of presence of the deceased without actually seeing,
hearing, feeling or smelling them?
you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?
you feel a touch or experience any physical contact from the
you see the deceased?
was dressed in a 60's style suit- pillbox hat, gloves, purse. My grandmother
was extremely conscientious of her appearance and wore the same type of outfit
that I remembered her to wear when I was very young. However, she appeared to
be her actual age.
did the deceased appear?
How much of
the deceased did you see?
deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?
did the deceased appear to be?
appeared to be perfectly healthy. At the time of her death, she was fairly
healthy and had only been admitted into the hospital because of recent chest
Is there any
possibility what you saw was from any other source present in the surroundings
at the time of your experience?
you smell a distinct smell, scent, fragrance or odor associated with the
long did the experience last?
the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?
were sudden. I awoke immediately after the experience.
Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?
the deceased give you information you did not previously know?
do you currently view the reality of your experience?
Was the experience dream like in any way?
Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:
confused but happy to see my grandmother.
there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?
I felt that my grandmother was saying goodbye to me.
your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?
I have had two
such experiences and they have led me to wonder about the possibility of life
you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?
the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death,
afterlife, God, etc.?
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
husband's uncle and I made a pledge to contact each other if one of us died
first. I did not receive any contact from him after he died.
you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience
that could be verified later?
emotions did you feel during the experience?
because right after the experience my mother called to tell us that my
grandmother had died.
the experience witnessed or experienced by others?
you have any sense of altered space or time?
Although I was face-to-face with my grandmother, I distinctly has the sense that
we were not in the same place, if that makes any sense. She was in the white
fog but I was not.
you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or
you become aware of future events?
you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience
that you did not have prior to the experience?
you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?
you meet or see any other beings other than the deceased?
you see a light?
any part of your experience seem to occur in a place other than the location
you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or
Were there any
associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the
Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life,
medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?
you ever in your life have a near-death experience, out of body experience or
other spiritual event?