My sister and I were two and three years old. We climbed onto the sink into the cabinet and took out the St. Joseph aspirins. I split them up two for her three for me, one for her two for me. When the bottle was empty we ate them like they were candy (to this day I cannot take the smell or taste of anything that reminds me of these aspirins). My mom found us, saw what happened, and called my father and we went to the hospital.
In the hospital, I remember leaving my body. I saw doctors and nurses around my parents and me in the hall. I saw and heard the doctor talk to my parents and tell them for one of your daughters we were able to pump her stomach; but your other daughter we could not and she has passed. While this was happening, I left the area of my body and there was Jesus; he put out his hand, I grabbed it, and we start walking to this light. All communication between us was not speaking with our mouths, but with our minds. He said my child you have a choice you may come with me into the light and go home or you may return. We communicated like old friends, I said I would like to go home but I must stay with my sister and I still have things to do. At this time I saw my parents come into the room, (my father did not believe the doctors) and when they saw me they were crying and giving me a kiss then the heart monitor started to beep. They called the doctor back in who had a look of shock on his face and could not believe it.
Date NDE Occurred: 1964
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Took aspirin between myself and sister. Clinical death (cessation of breathing or heart function or brain function)
Overdose on aspirin.
How do you consider the content of your experience? Wonderful
The experience included: Out of body experience
Did you feel separated from your body? Yes
I clearly left my body and existed outside it
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? Normal consciousness and alertness All times.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? All times.
Were your thoughts speeded up? Incredibly fast
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning
Were your senses more vivid than usual? Incredibly more vivid
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. The light all around me was bright but not blinding. Jesus had a wonderful light white with gold around him.
Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere? Yes, and the facts have been checked out
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No
Did you see any beings in your experience? I actually saw them
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes See main narrative. Also when walking I could see figures at the end waiting but do not know who they were.
The experience included: Light
Did you see, or feel surrounded by, a brilliant light? A light clearly of mystical or other-worldly origin
Did you see an unearthly light? Yes
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm It was definitely a different area; very comfortable and peaceful
The experience included: Strong emotional tone
What emotions did you feel during the experience? I was home so it was peaceful and knowing.
Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Incredible peace or pleasantness
Did you have a feeling of joy? Happiness
Did you feel a sense of harmony or unity with the universe? I felt united or one with the world
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about the universe
Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control I learned there is more and to follow my heart. Growing up I was able to leave and visit home whenever I wanted. My favorite place to this day is to go to the waterfall into a huge lake with trees and see my spirit animals and deceased members if I want or just to go alone and rejuvenate.
Did scenes from the future come to you? Scenes from the world's future I was able to see people who passed and talk to them. Most of the times it was to give a message or say I have left. I also knew when things could happen to someone or myself (helped keep me safe). Some times I would know there would be earth quake but could not pin point exactly where.
Did you come to a border or point of no return? I came to a barrier that I was not permitted to cross; or was sent back against my will
God, Spiritual and Religion:
What was your religion prior to your experience? Moderate Born a Catholic
Have your religious practices changed since your experience? Yes I never believed in churches; I want to pray and talk I do it every day; as a child I would go outside and watch the clouds and pray. Then I would close my eyes and see myself up on the clouds and pray. I do not believe just one church is right. It is what is in your heart and soul and asking God, Jesus, past family members, Angels or your spirit animals they are always there and if you listen with your heart you will hear them.
What is your religion now? Liberal Growing up went to church and CCD for sacraments but always knew there was something more of the universal of love
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes I never believed in churches; I want to pray and talk I do it every day; as a child I would go outside and watch the clouds and pray. Then I would close my eyes and see myself up on the clouds and pray. I do not believe just one church is right. It is what is in your heart and soul and asking God, Jesus, past family members, Angels or your spirit animals they are always there and if you listen with your heart you will hear them.
Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? I encountered a definite being, or a voice clearly of mystical or unearthly origin
Did you see deceased or religious spirits? I actually saw them
Concerning our Earthly lives other than Religion:
During your experience, did you gain special knowledge or information about your purpose? Uncertain Purpose to help yourself understand what we are learning here and to help others if they ask.
Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? No
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? No
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Uncertain I was three so I was told I was born with the veil and for as long as I can remember I always had a gift. Seeing spirits, leaving my body walking with Jesus whenever I wanted, knowing things before they happen. Knowing of some of my past life experiences. Talking with Jesus, my guardians, angels and family members who have past or seeing them to for comfort.
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? All of it was significant. I know we are all here for a learning experience to help us grow spiritually.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes Always.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? No
What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real I was three with a gift to me this was just part of life.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real I still see everything clearly in my mind. It is part of who I am.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No