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Sherri B's ADC

Experience description:  

My father  had passed away several months before this happened. I loved him very much, but we had a strained relationship. Although he was a good dad in many ways, he was an alcoholic with a bad temper which caused him to be verbally abusive. After he died, I was grief-stricken but also very angry as I was left to deal with his estate, a large portion of which was given to a gold digger girlfriend. I was sleeping when suddenly my body was being "whooshed" at an incredible rate of speed through a dark gray tunnel. Immediately before the "whoosh", I felt myself floating above my bed. At the end of the tunnel, the atmosphere was a void of grayness. My brother, who was still alive, said, "It took this for us to be together." With him was my father, who looked sad and was covered with sores. My father hated my brother, who had mental illness.  He hated him so much he requested my brother not be permitted to attend his funeral. My brother always wanted my dad's love. My dad looked at me, and I could see his suffering.  Telepathically, he told me he was sorry.  Three years later, my brother was diagnosed with cancer. He fought a brave battle and suffered tremendously. He died three years later.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?   No   

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words?   Yes   

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?   No   

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?   Extremely alert

Was the experience dream like in any way?   Although I was asleep, it was nothing like a dream. I remember it clearly as if it happened yesterday.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?   Yes   I think so, because there was a sense of weightlessness as I was pulled through the tunnel.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?    Love, sadness, forgiveness, closure, confusion ( about why my brother was there)

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?    Other than feeling like I was whooshing through the tunnel, there was absolute silence.

Did you recognize any familiar locations or any locations from familiar religious teachings or encounter any locations inhabited by incredible or amazing creatures?    Uncertain    I have no idea. Was this purgatory?

Did you see a light?    No   

Did you meet or see any other beings?    Yes    As described above- my deceased father and my brother who was soon to be diagnosed with incurable cancer

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state?   No   

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?   Yes    Possibly that brother would be the next to die        

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?    Yes    It felt like I moved at the speed of light through the tunnel.  After  my father relayed his apology, I was jolted back into my body.

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Yes    I felt like this was some sort of divine intervention to help me heal  from my emotional pain.

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?    No   

Did you become aware of future events?    Yes    Only that my brother would be the next to join my dad in death.

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?    No   

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?    Yes    I had two supernatural dreams after this experience.  They were visitations. One involved  the most beautiful bright white light which told me, " You're never alone. I'm always with you. I'll always love you."  The other dream came several years after my brother died.  I smelled the scent of my brother and then his voice told me that heaven was wonderful.  He said it in a cryptic way that only I would understand which also indicated he was thankful I helped him in the years after my father died. I had always felt I didn't do enough to help him or show his enough kindness.

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

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?    This confirmed to me there is a spiritual realm. I started going to church.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?   Yes    I became more spiritual for many years..

Have you shared this experience with others?    Yes    Only a few people, of whom none could believe this due to their religious doctrines.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?   Knowing my dad loved me and needed to say he was sorry. Constant worry that my dad is suffering in the afterlife.

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?    I believe the experience was real.  It allowed me to completely forgive my dad.

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?    No           

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