Experience Description

My husband, at that time, and I went to the store. Our car battery died and it left us at the side of the parking lot. An older man was backing up in the parking lot didn't see us. I was standing outside the car and didn't see him coming my way. He backed up, smashing me between both cars. I felt the hard hit, yet felt no pain. I heard a voice saying, 'Look up.' When I looked up, it was bright. I looked back down, and then back up again. I could see my soul leaving my body and going into the air. Right then I began to pray to God to let me live because I wasn't ready to go. I just had a baby in May and had three other small children. They needed me and I needed them. As I prayed to God I watched my soul come back in my body and it was back in there before the ambulance got there, and next thing I knew I was in the hospital.

Now that was in 1993 July 26, this past July on July 26, 2008 I was in the hospital had surgery to remove a tumor and that was on July 24 but on July 26 a few days later I went into a bad seizure and died. They brought me back alive. However, I didn't have the experience like I did in the first one. Nonetheless, now in my life, I have gifts that came after the first one in 1993 - I can now do readings on people by looking in their eyes and I have the sixth sense since all this has happen to me.

Background Information:

Gender: Female

Date NDE Occurred: July 26 1993

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? No Accident 'Illness, trauma or other condition not considered life threatening'

How do you consider the content of your experience? Frightening

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 Yes.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Yes.

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

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? Uncertain

Did you see any beings in your experience? I actually saw them

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No

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 Just a bright light.

Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No

What emotions did you feel during the experience? Closer to God, I use to be afraid of dying but now I am not.

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

The experience included: Special Knowledge

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

Did scenes from the future come to you? Scenes from the world's future

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 I believe in god very strongly

Have your religious practices changed since your experience? No

What is your religion now? Moderate

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? No

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? No

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? Yes Now I have the sixth sense, and I can read people's lives now by their photos, the eyes tell all for me.

Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? It was all meaningful brought me closer to God!

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes Maybe years.

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 just knew it was a real shock but knew it was real.

What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real I know it was real I lived it and yes it was strange but stranger things has happened in my life.

At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No

Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? I have died two times and came back both in July on the 26th, fifteen years apart.