My son was only four when he was hit by a car. His heart stopped for a few minutes. My son told me exactly one year after the accident that he saw GOD. God picked him up and started walking him toward an open door. He then decided not to go with God.
Date NDE Occurred: 06 06 2006
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident Clinical death (cessation of breathing or heart function or brain function) My son was only 4 when he was hit by a car and his heart stopped for a few minutes
How do you consider the content of your experience? Entirely pleasant
The experience included: Out of body experience
Did you feel separated from your body? No I can't say.
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? Less consciousness and alertness than normal He was in a coma as a result of the injury sustained to his brain.
Were your thoughts speeded up? No
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? No I can't say.
Were your senses more vivid than usual? No
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. It was improved.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. It was improved.
Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere? Yes, but the facts have not been checked out
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No He said he saw an open door.
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 Before my son, I had a still birth which I carried her for nine months. My son speaks of her as if he knows her and that happened before he was born.
Did you see, or feel surrounded by, a brilliant light? No
Did you see an unearthly light? No He did not say.
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? Some unfamiliar and strange place He just mentioned the open door.
What emotions did you feel during the experience? When my son told me of his experience, he seemed very relaxed. I was the one who was emotional.
Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Relief or calmness
Did you have a feeling of joy? incredible joy
Did you feel a sense of harmony or unity with the universe? No
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about myself or others I can't describe it for him.
Did scenes from your past come back to you? No
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
God, Spiritual and Religion:
What importance did you place on your religious/spiritual life prior to your experience? Greatly important to me
What was your religion prior to your experience? Other or several faiths New Apostolick
Have your religious practices changed since your experience? No He is closer to GOD.
What importance do you place on your religious/spiritual life after your experience? Greatly important to me
What is your religion now? Christian- Other Christian New Apostolick
Did your experience include features consistent with your earthly beliefs? Content that was entirely consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes He is closer to God.
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 He said he saw GOD.
Did you see deceased or religious spirits? I actually saw them
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.)? Yes Yes, GOD
During your experience, did you gain information about premortal existence? No
During your experience, did you gain information about universal connection or oneness? No
Did you believe in the existence of God prior to your experience? God definitely exists
During your experience, did you gain information about the existence of God? Yes My son das once 4 web ir haciendo he dir not ay an angel paces hin un he asid GOD picos hin un so god does exist
Do you believe in the existence of God after your experience? God definitely exists
Concerning our Earthly lives other than Religion:
During your experience, did you gain special knowledge or information about your purpose? No
Did you believe that our earthly lives are meaningful and significant prior to your experience? Are meaningful and significant
During your experience, did you gain information about the meaning of life? No
Did you believe in an afterlife prior to your experience? I was uncertain if an afterlife exists
Do you believe in an afterlife after your experience? I am uncertain if an afterlife exists No
Did you fear death prior to your experience? I greatly feared death
Do you fear death after your experience? I greatly fear death
Were you fearful living your life prior to your experience? Not fearful in living my earthly life
Were you fearful living your life after your experience? Not fearful in living my earthly life
Did you believe that our earthly lives are meaningful and significant after your experience? Are meaningful and significant
Did you gain information about how to live our lives? No
During your experience, did you gain information about life's difficulties, challenges and hardships? No
Were you compassionate prior to your experience? Moderately compassionate toward others
During your experience, did you gain information about love? Uncertain My son did not say
Were you compassionate after your experience? Greatly compassionate toward others
What life changes occurred in your life after your experience? Large changes in my life I was close to GOD but this experience has brought me closer.
Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? Yes Yes Toward GOD, life, and my fellow man.
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Uncertain For the past year after the accident, he tried to tell me but could not express it in words.
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 I was the only 1 he ever told and he never shared it with anyone else
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Uncertain He has cerebral palsy after the accident and sometimes I think he can see right through a person.
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? Yes. It is the fact that he saw GOD.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes The same day, I told my family what he told me.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? Yes I heard about them from television.
What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real I truly believed that my son had the privilege of meeting our father in heaven.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real What does a four year old know about near death experiences and still live to tell the tale?
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
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