Experience Description

My experience happened during the night. I'd gone to bed with my left arm feeling slightly numb and a big headache but I wasn't worried in the least. I told myself it would pass. During my sleep, I found myself in a dark tunnel with a white being who was pulling me from behind. I was moving through the tunnel backwards at high speed. When I turned around to look at this immaculate white being without a face I would see a luminous white dot that was growing bigger and bigger and this being was giving me the feeling that he couldn't wait to deliver me to God or that he was fed up of looking after me (Guardian Angel?).

During this trip, I remember that I didn't want to die because I was caring for my seventy-seven year old mother who was very sick at home. I didn't want to leave her alone and I especially didn't want to cause her sorrow. To get back to my journey, when I objected to the idea of dying the voice of God, which I recognized, intervened saying to the being who was in such a rush to deliver me to the Creator, God told him, 'Hey, don't you see that he's not ready to die. Bring him back to his body.' As soon as God had finished his words the being sent me straight back and I got back into the envelope of my body and woke up right away with my heart pounding and sweat all over my body.

Background Information:

Gender: Male

Date NDE Occurred: 12 Septembre 2009

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? No Illness Clinical death (cessation of breathing or heart function or brain function)

How do you consider the content of your experience? Wonderful

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? More consciousness and alertness than normal From beginning to end.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? From beginning to end.

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? Yes A tunnel in space that we're familiar with.

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

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes Only the invisible presence of God.

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

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience? Frustration towards the being who had pulled me by the seat of my pants.

Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Incredible peace or pleasantness

Did you have a feeling of joy? incredible joy

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? Conservative/fundamentalist Catholique

Have your religious practices changed since your experience? Yes I know that God is alive and that He is the only God in the universe!

What is your religion now? Conservative/fundamentalist Catholique

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes I know that God is alive and that He is the only God in the universe!

The experience included: Presence of unearthly beings

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? Yes

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? Uncertain

Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? Life is more precious than ever for me!

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes People don't believe in anything.

Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? Yes Since my childhood I've had experiences with dead people and God and Mary the Mother of Jesus, I always feel the presence of God and of dead people!

What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real I know that it wasn't a dream, it's like it was yesterday!

What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real Entirely real!

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