Lynn M's NDE
Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience: Uncertain
Explanation: open heart surgery lasting over 8 1/2 hours
My doctor to whom I attempted to explain what had happened to me clearly believed it to be caused by medication.
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes
What was it about the experience that makes it hard to communicate? Only the part about the intensity of Gods love. That is indescribable.
At the time of the experience, was there an associated life threatening event? Yes
What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience? normal
Was the experience dream like in any way? No
Describe your appearance or form apart from your body: I thought that I was in my normal body although I could see my body on the bed.
What emotions did you feel during the experience? extreme joy
Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises? no
Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure? No
Did you see a light? No
Did you meet or see any other beings? Yes
Describe: With God with the exception of the one woman who traveled with me
Did you experience a review of past events in your life? No
Describe: I understood everything and about our future which now I cannot remember
Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later? Uncertain
Describe: I had intended to contact the woman, but never did.
Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions? No
Describe: Everything appeared normal except all attention was toward God from everyone.
Did you have any sense of altered space or time? No
Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose? Yes
Describe: At that time I was dumbfounded that I understood everything.
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No
Describe: Total freedom
Did you become aware of future events? Yes
Describe: I cannot remember.
Were you involved in or aware of a decision to return to the body? Yes
Describe: I did not wish to return.
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience? Yes
Describe: I am much more aware of other peoples actions and intent. And what they are going to do. I read people easily.
Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? Yes
Describe: No fear. Everything is positive.
Has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices etc.? Career choices? Those that I love, I love stronger. I am aware that I was driven to worship God prior to the age of 5. I do not attend any church for various reasons. I do firmly believe in Jesus.
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes
Describe: Good to uninterested. I am told who to tell and then I do. I told an elderly man at a restaurant that burst into tears and thanked me telling me how badly he had needed to hear of God's love.
What emotions did you experience following your experience? Love
What was the best and worst part of your experience? Being in Gods presence. The worst was having to return.
Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience? I think it possible that I am alive only because I am intended to tell some people of Gods love.
Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes
Describe: I have no fear of anything.
Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience? No
Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes
Explain: To the best of my memory.