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Susan C's ADC

Experience description:  

I visited my father for 3 hours in the day. He was in pain from hurting his back but other than that he was fine. We had a wonderful loving day together. I went home and went to sleep. I was a little sad because he was in pain and 80 years old. I woke up from a dream in which he was about 45 years old and smiling with his arms reaching out to me. There were large crystal shaped totally clear raindrops falling around him. I thought this was strange, went to the bathroom, took a sip of water and decided to think about it in the morning when my thoughts were clearer. I looked at the clock and it was 2:40a.m. My phone rang at 6a.m. It was my sister telling me my loving Father passed away. He passes away approximately at 2:40a.m. Per my stepmother.

Was this experience difficult to express in words?  No

Did you ONLY sense an awareness of presence of the deceased without actually seeing, hearing, feeling or smelling them?            No

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?            No

Did you see the deceased?         Yes

About 35 to 40 years younger.

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            Clear very human like

            How much of the deceased did you see?       All of him

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       35-40 years younger

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            Very young and healthy not old and in pain from spinal stenosis

            Is there any possibility what you saw was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           Not at all

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

How long did the experience last?        About one minute

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

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

Smiling so happy

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:           We always were close and I believe death cannot separate that.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   Uncertain

It was very real but I was sleeping when it happened

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           Confused

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

He came to me at the moment of his passing.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      The fact of the timing is good but confusing.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Uncertain                  Describe:            This happened this morning, to soon to tell but I am sure it will!

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     I feel blessed but still confused and surprised this happened at the exact time of his passing.

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes     I have a stronger belief of communication with the spiritual and physical world.

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

With my husband but we are both living. I did not with my Father make this compact.

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?            A few hours after the experience I found out my Father died at the same time as my experience.

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           No

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?         Yes

When I saw some pictures of his house my daughter took that day there were white streams of light and shadows on the house. They were not in the other pictures. There were not pictures of my Dad taken on this day unfortunately.

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

I now think his Mother (my grandmother who is my guardian angel) was with him

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     They were consoled by it.

Have you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or web site?            Yes

A psychic but no other web site

 Is there anything else you would like to add regarding your experience?       It amazes me that I experienced this at the time of his death.

Were there any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?            Yes

2 drinks

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 

I was driving on a dangerous road and went off the road heading into a tree when I felt a spirit lift up my car and there was a glow of white light around the area. It was 1a.m. I was all of a sudden back safely on the road.

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

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire.    No