Following a car accident with my son, I fell into a coma. I was suffering from cranial trauma, immediate amnesia, open fractured anklebone, as well as trauma everywhere in the body. A gap of one month of my life is missing, yet at the time I seemed to speak normally with people, as I was told later.During that period, I had an NDE. I really spoke about it to a doctor, who belongs to the IANDS association, some three years ago.I didn't dare to speak about it, for fear of being considered crazy. To be able to talk about it liberated me from this 'secret'.I went into the tunnel of light. I had no body. I felt a well-being, as such that does not exist on earth. I had neither sentiment nor past. On the other side of the tunnel, I felt millions of presences, that also had no sentiments, but who were feeling neither bad nor good. They didn't know evil anymore. On the other hand, I didn't see any animals. Then I was stopped by the superior Power. The Power was telling me through telepathy that I was lacking something, and that I should protect it. I knew that I had to do what I was told, whether or not I wanted to do so. Otherwise, I could go no further. I had no choice but to follow what I was called upon to do. What I was missing was Faith. What I had to protect, I still don't know or I did it already without knowing.The feeling I had about this is; it is not we who choose what follows. One has to have good behavior on earth, and one should not commit suicide as our departure is being decided up there. I wasn't ready, and I lacked knowledge in spirituality. The feeling I had is that one should leave the souls of deceased people in peace. Some have other things to do up there. It's another form of life.
Date NDE Occurred: juin 2000
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident Other: trauma cranien et comma
How do you consider the content of your experience? Neither pleasant NOR distressing
Did you feel separated from your body? No
I lost awareness of my body
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? Normal consciousness and alertness
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? During the month that followed the accident!
Were your thoughts speeded up? Faster than usual
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. I didn't need sunglasses anymore, despite the intense light, while before I was wearing them since the age of 14.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. When the superior power talked to me I didn't need hearing.
Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere? Yes, but the facts have not been checked out
The experience included: Tunnel
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? Yes It's lightning. There are no words to describe it, but I was advancing at the speed of light when I went there and it slowed down when the superior power (God) talked to me.
Did you see any beings in your experience? I sensed their presence
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No
The experience included: Unearthly light
Did you see, or feel surrounded by, a brilliant light? An unusually bright light
Did you see an unearthly light? Yes Brighter than the sun.
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No
What emotions did you feel during the experience? A well-being that does not exist on earth.
Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Incredible peace or pleasantness
Did you have a feeling of joy? No
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? No
Did scenes from your past come back to you? No
Did scenes from the future come to you? No
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 importance did you place on your religious/spiritual life prior to your experience? Moderately important to me
What was your religion prior to your experience? Christian- Catholic
Have your religious practices changed since your experience? Yes I'm a witness and I'm talking about faith in God, not with the bible, but with my experience.
What importance do you place on your religious/spiritual life after your experience? Greatly important to me
What is your religion now? Christian- Protestant
Did your experience include features consistent with your earthly beliefs? Content that was both consistent and not consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience il n'y a plus ni le bien ni le mal, plus de sentiment
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes I have faith and do everything to turn people towards the good, and I'm witnessing.
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 God, by his presence or the superior power. I knew that if I wanted to continue or to stay, He was the decision-maker.
Did you see deceased or religious spirits? I sensed their presence
Did you encounter or become aware of any beings who previously lived on earth who are described by name in religions (for example: Jesus, Muhammad, Buddha, etc.)? Yes dieu mais par sa présence ou la force supérieure.Je savais que si je voulais continuer ou rester c'était lui le décideur
During your experience, did you gain information about premortal existence? No
During your experience, did you gain information about universal connection or oneness? Yes la force supérieure qui m'a fait repartir car je manquai de connaissance et il faut le protéger (mais qui?) et il me manquait quelque chose
Did you believe in the existence of God prior to your experience? God probably exists
During your experience, did you gain information about the existence of God? Yes je l'ai expliqué précedemment
Do you believe in the existence of God after your experience? God definitely exists
Concerning our Earthly lives other than Religion:
During your experience, did you gain special knowledge or information about your purpose? Yes When I was descending back, the more I approached earth, the more I felt the compressed presences that seemed to be being turned into light, without sentiments, neither bad nor good.
Did you believe that our earthly lives are meaningful and significant prior to your experience? Are possibly meaningful and significant
During your experience, did you gain information about the meaning of life? Yes la connaissance et la spiritualité
Did you believe in an afterlife prior to your experience? I was uncertain if an afterlife exists
Do you believe in an afterlife after your experience? An afterlife definitely exists Yes une vie mais sans corps donc l'âme
Did you fear death prior to your experience? Unknown
Do you fear death after your experience? I do not fear death
Were you fearful living your life prior to your experience? Not fearful in living my earthly life
Were you fearful living your life after your experience? Not fearful in living my earthly life
Did you believe that our earthly lives are meaningful and significant after your experience? Are meaningful and significant
Did you gain information about how to live our lives? Yes la connaissance et la spiritualité,
During your experience, did you gain information about life's difficulties, challenges and hardships? Yes j'ai du retourné ar je n'avais pas assez d'expérience de la vie notamment sur la bétise humaine.
Were you compassionate prior to your experience? Slightly compassionate toward others
During your experience, did you gain information about love? Yes ni le bien ni le mal, plus de sentiments.
Were you compassionate after your experience? Greatly compassionate toward others
What life changes occurred in your life after your experience? Large changes in my life I have feelings towards others that I didn't have before, and I tell things like a good Samaritan.
Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? Yes Yes I was upsetting those that didn't believe and made other encounters.
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes The sensations you have do not exist on earth.
How accurately do you remember the experience in comparison to other life events that occurred around the time of the experience? I do not know how my remembrance of the experience compares to my remembrance of other life events at time
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Yes I am Clairvoyant and I served as an intermediary. The more I came back towards people, the fewer gifts I had. I knew things that I never learned and others that I was hiding. The superior power exists and we have to do what it is saying.
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? Most significant are the messages I got and the return. I felt what was on the other side, even if I was not going as far as the light, and I believe that, at a certain moment, I knew that I had to come back. I was lacking knowledge, but knew that I would have a hard time on earth, and also that I had to get through it. I knew also that earth is nothing in comparison to what follows.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes I vaguely related it within evangelic churches to ministers, but mainly to the doctor, three years ago.
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 spoken to, but not like on earth, and I only remember that. Yet after my accident I talked to people and have no memory of it anymore, as if I had been two people at that time.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real Everything happened as I had been feeling it.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
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