the last thing I remember was the driver yelling "hang on" then boom, I was out, I want to say I looked at myself alone on the dirt road as the driver ran for help and I don't think I recognized myself or cared to go back to my self and then I was instantly flying, I was a bird or felt like I was a bird, I can feel the air on my face flying, felt free and at peace, then I heard a voice, it said "Mona, you need to go back" I remember thinking "no" and then before you know it I was gasping in a big breath of air.
At the time of your experience was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes four wheeler accident
Was the experience difficult to express in words? No
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? when I was flying.
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 everything seemed more clear in my thoughts or feelings.
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. not as wide, not so peripheral in experience than when normal.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. more clear
Did you see or hear any earthly events that were occurring during a time that your consciousness / awareness was apart from your physical / earthly body? Yes I think I remember looking at myself, but am not as sure of that part as I am of the feeling of peace and freedom and the sadness I felt when I knew I had to go back.
What emotions did you feel during the experience? peace
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No
Did you see an unearthly light? No
Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? I heard a voice I could not identify
I heard a voice telling me I had to come back and all I thought was "no"...
Did you encounter or become aware of any beings who previously lived on earth who are described by name in religions (for example: Jesus, Muhammad, Buddha, etc.)? No
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No
Did you become aware of past events in your life during your experience? No
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? Some unfamiliar and strange place
A green valley I flew through.
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? No
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? No
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No
Did you come to a border or point of no return? No
Did scenes from the future come to you? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness suggesting that there either is (or is not) continued existence after earthly life (“life after death”)? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that God or a supreme being either does (or does not) exist? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that you either did (or did not) exist prior to this lifetime? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that a mystical universal connection or unity/oneness either does (or does not) exist? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s meaning or purpose? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s difficulties, challenges, or hardships? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding love? No
During your experience, did you encounter any other specific information / awareness that you have not shared in other questions that is relevant to living our earthly lives? No
Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge or purpose? No
What occurred during your experience included: Content that was both consistent and not consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience
How accurately do you remember the experience in comparison to other life events that occurred around the time of the experience? I remember the experience more accurately than other life events that occurred around the time of the experience
My experience directly resulted in: No changes in my life
Did you have any changes in your values or beliefs after the experience that occurred as a result of the experience? No
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Uncertain I was almost in a car accident about 7 years later, I fell asleep at the wheel only person in the car, I swerved in the other lane where a semi was coming, I heard the same voice say "Mary!" very loudly and woke me up, I lost control of the vehicle, and somehow got control pulled to the side of the road, car behind me said I was sure you were swerving off the road down the hill, I don't know how you made it, I was sure I was watching you die. I just said "I don't know."
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes few years
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? Uncertain think I heard about it, when I was a child, I had a out of body experience while I was sleeping, I woke up to my face hitting the wall and heard the same voice, it said "if you don't go back someone else will go in" the voice was talking about my body, I pushed as hard as I can on the ceiling, hit back into my body, I woke up started to cry my mom came to check on me and I had a fever.
What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened: Experience was probably real
What do you believe about the reality of your experience at the current time: Experience was probably real
Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience? No
Have your religious beliefs/spiritual practices changed specifically as a result of your experience? No
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
Did the questions asked and information that you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes