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Bill S NDE 6294
I'm an old man. I have lived a long life and have seen many things. I have had three NDE experiences. The first NDE: I was a teenager. I took a prescribed medicine. I had an allergic reaction. My gums turned black with little white blisters. My Temperature was 105. As I was looking at myself in the mirror I left my body. I was on the ceiling looking down at myself. All I could see was my backside. But at the time I didn't realize it was me and my body. I was on the ceiling for what seemed like 20 minutes. Then the thought came to me “Is that me”? Then like being shot from a cannon I was back in my body. I found myself in ER within minutes. The next NDE was when I was on a baseball field in a night game. I was hit by a baseball. My skull was crushed by the force of the impact.
As I was lying in the dirt and others were trying to control the bleeding and keep me breathing. A messenger told me that I had to move. This message was repeated to me three times. I told the messenger that I didn't want to move each time. But finally I did agree to move. I somehow found myself lying in what seemed to be grass. I was no longer anywhere near the baseball field. It seemed to be a long way away. I was there was there for what seemed like a very long time. Then the messenger said to me: “You can return now” Then suddenly I was back in the dirt at third base. The ambulance had just arrived.
The last NDE was when I contracted Spinal Meningitis. I was in the hospital in isolation. I think it was the third day. I looked at the door and my best friend came into the room. No one had seen him in a very long time. He died at 19 in Quang Nam, Vietnam. He was 5th Marines, H company on patrol March 2, 1967 and on point. He walked into an ambush. He was blown away. But when he came to me he looked beautiful. All of his face and head were there. All of the bullet holes were gone. I just jumped out of my bed. Although in that instant I didn't realize I had left my body in the bed. A voice from the corner of the room said to me : “He is you friend and will tell you no lies.” I quickly turned to see the person that just talked to me. I saw no one. I that same instant all the pain left my body and was replaced by a feeling that was so wonderful. It cannot be described.
But the message was “No Lies”. What did that mean to me? I thought – Ask Questions. So I did ! Without the time to contemplate what sort of questions might be asked to a friend from the other side, I started asking questions. And as fast as I asked he answered. I liked the answers to all but one question. Then he put his hand in my face as if to say “ Enough questions !” Then he said: “ I came to ask for your permission to be the one to come collect you” I knew what he meant. So I said “ Yes ! - Let's go” He was surprised at my remark. He looked a bit flustered. Then he regained his composure and said “ I don't know if this is the right time. If it is I'll return” Then he turned and left me. I walked back to my bead and saw my body under the covers. I just climbed back into bed and re-entered my body.
I said “Let's Go” because I knew that if I went with him the marvelous feeling ,that replaced the pain, I could keep. It was so wonderful that I was willing to give up everything and die. So is there a God and are there angels , yes. I would describe the wonderful feeling as a profound feeling of “Acceptance – Love and Peace. These words are the best I can use. I'm sorry my words are so week. Forgive me.
Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes There are no words in any language to use to tell of the powerful feeling that I felt.
At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event? No
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? From the very beginning.
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal every day consciousness and alertness? More consciousness and alertness than normal I seemed be much more aware than at any time in my life.
Did your vision differ in any way from your normal, everyday vision (in any aspect, such as clarity, field of vision, colors, brightness, depth perception degree of solidness/transparency of objects, etc.)? During the experience my vision was much more acute.
Did your hearing differ in any way from your normal, everyday hearing (in any aspect, such as clarity, ability to recognize source of sound, pitch, loudness, etc.)? During the experience my hearing was much more acute.
Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? No
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Confusion, Joy, Happiness, Peace,
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? I encountered a definite being, or a voice clearly of mystical or unearthly origin I encountered my best friend who died in combat in Vietnam.
Did you experience a review of past events in your life? No
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning
Did you 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 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? Yes God loves me.
Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge or purpose? Yes I asked Richard 4 questions. He gave me the answers. But others wouldn't like the answers. They will only ridicule me. So to protect myself I'm withholding this information. It is too sacred
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 They opened a window in my mind and is unforgettable.
Discuss any changes that might have occurred in your life after your experience?
Did you have any changes in your values or beliefs after the experience that occurred as a result of the experience? No
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience? Yes I could actually feel others pains and illnesses as they were describing them to me. It was not good. I was very distressing. So I prayed for that to be removed from me and it was.
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes I told no one for fear of being viewed as being crazy. I told no one for many years.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? No
How did you view the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real In the course of creating something original you draw from your own experience. Your parts and pieces, feelings, emotions are going to be factored into your creation. But these experiences were beyond my understanding and my ability to describe in words. If I challenged you to imagine a feeling that you would not hesitate to die , in that moment, to retain what would you imagine? This was not a product of my imagination. It was real.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience at the current time? Experience was definitely real In the course of creating something original you draw from your own experience. Your parts and pieces, feelings, emotions are going to be factored into your creation. But these experiences were beyond my understanding and my ability to describe in words. If I challenged you to imagine a feeling that you would not hesitate to die , in that moment, to retain what would you imagine? This was not a product of my imagination. It was 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
the questions asked and information you provided so far accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes