Norman NDE

Experience Description

I was riding my bike in the middle of the day in an area that had no trees (it was just planted farmland). There were no clouds I could see one hundred fifty yards full circle all the way around me.

I remember helping an old man sit down under a tree in the grass and I was talking to him. We talked for a while, but I don’t remember what we talked about. I looked toward the ambulance and said that I have to help them get that body in the ambulance. I didn't know it was my body.

I remember once in the ambulance it was moving and rocking and I had a hard time laying back down.

I woke up at hospital asking where I was and what happened, I was knocked out for four hours.

Background Information:

Gender: Male

Date NDE Occurred: 2002

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident Illness, trauma or other condition not considered life threatening hit by a car I was hit by a car.

How do you consider the content of your experience? Mixed

The experience included: Out of body experience

Did you feel separated from your body? No

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Totally alert, just like now when I'm typing.

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? No

Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No

The experience included: Presence of deceased persons

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes An unknown old man.

Did you see an unearthly light? No

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience? None until I had to help people put me into the ambulance.

Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? No

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? 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 In the ambulance, I just went back into my body.

God, Spiritual and Religion:


Did you have a change in your values and beliefs 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

Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? The best thing is that it happened. The worst is that I can't remember it all.

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes They didn't know what to say.

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