I WAS A THREE-YEAR-OLD CHILD WHO REACHED INTO A FISH AQUARIUM AND GRABBED HOLD OF AN ELECTRIC HEATER THAT HAD BEEN INSERTED INTO THE AQUARIUM. THE BULB BROKE AND I WAS NEARLY ELECTROCUTED.
WHEN FOUND BY MY PARENTS, I WAS GREY, ASHEN, AND STILL BEING HELD BY THE ELECTRICAL CURRENT. I WAS IN SEVERE DISTRESS AND HAD SERIOUS BURNS TO MY LEFT ARM WHEN I WAS TAKEN BY AMBULANCE TO THE HOSPITAL. MY RECOVERY WAS LONG AND PAINFUL, AND I ALMOST LOST MY LEFT ARM BECAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT.
I REMEMBER HARDLY ANYTHING AT ALL ABOUT THE INCIDENT, EXCEPT THE FEELING THAT I HAD LEFT MY BODY AND WAS IN A TUNNEL OF LIGHT.
AS I GOT OLDER, I BEGAN TO HAVE A FEELING OF INCREASED SPIRITUAL AWARENESS AND REVERENCE TOWARDS GOD. I ALSO BEGAN TO HAVE ‘FEELINGS’ THAT ARE HARD TO DESCRIBE, THAT SEEM TO LET ME KNOW OF THINGS INTUITIVELY THAT HAPPEN IN THE FUTURE, BEFORE THEY UNFOLD.
I HAVE HAD A SECOND EVENT RECENTLY (in 1998), IN WHICH I FELT I LEFT MY BODY AND MET WITH MY DECEASED GRANDMOTHER. I WAS INFORMED OF THE PENDING ARRIVAL OF A SON, WHO I DID NOT WE WERE GOING TO HAVE. IN 1999, MY WIFE GAVE BIRTH TO MY SON, AS MY LONG DEAD GRANDMOTHER TOLD ME IN MY DREAM.
TO THIS DAY, MY INTUITIVE FEELINGS PERSIST.
Date NDE Occurred: 1965
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes NEAR FATAL ELECTROCUTION LIFE THREATENING EVENT, UNKNOWN IF I WAS DECALRED CLINICALLY DEAD. ELECTROCUTION
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 IN BOTH EVENTS, YES.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? UNCONSCIOUS.
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning I FELT AS IF TIME WAS STANDING STILL WHILE WE VISITED. IT FELT LIKE WE TALKED FOR ABOUT 45 MINUTES, HOWEVER.
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? Yes BLUE TUNNEL, AND A SEEMINGLY MISTY CIRCULAR DOOR THAT I INSTINCTIVELY KNEW I COULD NOT PASS THROUGH.
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes MY DEAD GRANDMOTHER. ADVISED I WOULD HAVE A SON (IT HAPPENED) AND HE WOULD BE SPECIAL. THAT LIFE IS ALL ABOUT LOVE, AND SHE LOVED ME VERY MUCH EVEN TO THIS DAY.
The experience included: Light
Did you see an unearthly light? Yes BLUISH/WHITE LIGHT.
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No
The experience included: Strong emotional tone
What emotions did you feel during the experience? JOY.
The experience included: Special Knowledge
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about the universe INTUITIVE FOREKNOWLEDGE ABOUT EVENTS.
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 CHILD’S BIRTH A YEAR AFTER THE EXPERIENCE.
Did you come to a border or point of no return? No
God, Spiritual and Religion:
What is your religion now? Moderate EPISCOPALIAN
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes MORE ATTUNED TO MY CHRISTIAN BELIEFS AND CONTINUALLY SEARCHING FOR RELIGIOUS TRUTH.
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 FOREKNOWLEDGE OF CERTAIN EVENTS. BETTER ABILITY TO INSTINCTIVELY UNDERSTAND AND EMPATHISE WITH PEOPLE.
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? BEST PART WAS THE FEELING OF UNCONDITIONAL LOVE AND HAPPINESS MY GRANDMOTHER EXUDED. THE WORST PART WAS TRYING TO COMPREHEND IT.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? No NOT VERY MANY PEOPLE.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No NOT LATELY.
Did the questions asked and information that you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Uncertain TO A CERTAIN EXTENT. I AM DESCRIBING TWO SEPARATE EVENTS, AND A CONTINUING PATTERN OF ESCALATING UNDERSTANDING ON ONE FORM.