IMy experience starts with returning from camping and breaking up with a girlfriend. I stopped at a friend's house on the way back and she was there making the situation uncomfortable for me so I told my buddy that was riding with me all weekend to stay here, I was going to the store to get a pack of cigs. He was insisting on going with me. But after much convincing, he stayed. On my way back, I was stopped at a 'T' intersection waiting to make a left turn on to San Miguel Canyon road from Hall Road, which would represent the top of the 'T' as Hall Road. When it was clear to go, I started to proceed through the turn when a car that was speeding eighty-plus miles per hour hit me broadside and my head struck the metal steering wheel and collapsed it at the top of the column. I couldn't steer very well and the car kept going down into this field. Now I could see smoke and flames in my rearview mirror and I knew I had to get out. So, with no strength in my body, I managed to open my door and let myself fall out. It was good thing I wasn't wearing a seat belt or I wouldn't be writing this. I lay in the field and watched my car continue and stop in a circle, it was burning from the trunk. Two minor explosions happened and then a huge one that shot flames over my head, then the car continued to burn. I got up out of the field and walked back up to the road and the median I drove over.
The owner of the other car was standing there with his lady friend and yelling at me with not a scratch on him. At this point, I collapsed on the median. A nurse going on duty to the hospital saw me fall and got me an ambulance. I do remember getting loaded into the ambulance, but nothing else until we arrived at the hospital. I remember the lights zooming over my head as they rushed me in and as soon as they stopped in a room.
I said, 'Watch out! Here I go!' and I started out of my body. I just rose up with an image of my back to the ceiling and the doctors saying we lost him. I could see them scrambling around me. Then I went even higher up and could see my dad sitting in the hallway outside the room. (Evidently, they had called him and I wasn't going to make it.) As he was sitting there, he was trying to light his pipe in the hospital. A nurse came over and was shaking her finger for him to put it out. He stuck his finger in the pipe and put it in his pocket. I thought, 'Now dad, you can't light a pipe in a hospital you know better than that.' I was going to tell him so when I got back. Then I felt a force pulling at me and I started to accelerate smoothly but very rapidly. There was no light yet, it was still dark. Then I was moving at a light speed it seemed and flashes of light were moving past me in brilliant colors, it was like a kaleidoscope around me.
Then I saw a small dot of light that was getting closer and closer until the dot expanded into a room on the other side. There were no walls to speak of and there was other activity going on behind these glowing human figures that were hooded. I couldn't make out facial features but saw a silhouette of them. There was an unusual light everywhere that seemed to come from no direct source. We (me and the five of them) started to communicate without verbal speech. I felt as though I was plugged into everything and could see and hear through my consciousness. Then they asked me if I want to stay or return. I immediately said I want to go back. That I would do whatever they wanted me to do, just so I could return. I wasn't fearful at all, in fact I never felt so wonderful before, but I just thought I should go back and do work for these guys.
At this point, I was seemingly downloaded with all this awareness and knowledge. I felt so aware of every aspect of life and death or, as I call it the dimensional move, and all this time I'm not aware of time as though it didn't matter, but it felt like a very long time. Then I was sent back and started to move back through the tunnel. Then time seemed to take effect again. I was accelerating again and the trip wasn't as long. Then I saw the doctors over me and they were shaking their heads 'no' and looking down. My dad just over the wall had his head in his hands. Then I thought, 'Hey guys I'm back,' and I slowly lowered myself back into my body as if I was laying back down into it.
Next thing I heard was, 'We have a pulse. We have a pulse.' Now I could see the lights and then the doctors. They asked me if I could hear them and I said yes. My dad came rushing in and hugged me. I said, 'Dad, I died.' The doctor asked, 'How could you know that?' I said, 'I also saw you dad, trying to light your pipe.' He turned a funny color and said, 'That's amazing.' Now my work was to start for the guys up there. I have much more to tell about the lives I save and other strange happenings that go on to this day.
Date NDE Occurred: DEC 1978
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident AUTO ACCIDENT Clinical death APPROX.4 MIN ACCORDING TO DOCTORS WHEN I RETURNED
Severe auto accident involving high speed and explosion of my auto.
How do you consider the content of your experience? Positive
The experience included: Out of body experience
Did you feel separated from your body? Yes
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Refer to previous notes.
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. Nothing, no sound didn't need it.
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? Yes
The experience included: Presence of deceased persons
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes
The experience included: Darkness
The experience included: Light
Did you see an unearthly light? Yes
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Immense love and joy.
The experience included: Special Knowledge
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about the universe
The experience included: Life review
Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control
Did scenes from the future come to you? Scenes from the world's future
The experience included: Boundary
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Yes
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:
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes
The experience included: Presence of unearthly beings
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? Yes
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? Yes
Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? All questions about before the story.