I was hit by a car and thrown sixty meters from point of impact. The police pronounced me dead at the scene. The ambulance crew revived me a couple of times. I died at the hospital, yet I could see and hear everything that was said during the entire time. Even through the coma I could see my children who came to visit, they just couldn't hear me.
Date NDE Occurred: August 20 1992
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? No Accident. Direct head injury pronounced dead 3 times lay in a coma for 21/2 weeks Clinical death (cessation of breathing or heart function or brain function)
How do you consider the content of your experience? Frightening
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 Right throughout.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Right throughout.
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
There was no time.
Were your senses more vivid than usual? Incredibly more vivid
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. I had no body - yet I could see and feel.
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
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
The experience included: Darkness
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? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm i seen Jesus .....someone i didnt believe in before the accident
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Sheer terror.
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
The experience included: Life review
Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control God was real.
The experience included: Vision of the future
Did scenes from the future come to you? Scenes from the world's future I knew the name of my grandson two years before he was conceived.
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? Moderate none
Have your religious practices changed since your experience? Yes I now have Jesus where before I didn't believe at all.
What is your religion now? Moderate Jesus just Jesus now ..no denomination
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes I now have Jesus where before I didn't believe at all.
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 I saw the future.
Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? No
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes Because no one believed me.
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? No
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? Yes, finding out that Jesus was actually real.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes I started to tell people as soon as I came out of the coma, no one believed me.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? No
What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real I could move and walk when doctors told me I was not able to.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real Things I saw while in the coma I have checked on the internet and they are actually happening or have happened - my grandson just for one.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? I have put what I could see as best I could onto YouTube under 'mixseldik'.
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