Experience Description

I saw so many people I knew throughout my life. My grandmother was the one who greeted me. She said 'Hello Molly' and I felt love from her. She said for me to put this little Angel costume on and I'll show you around to everyone. So we went flying.

I saw my uncle Stan who owned a bar that I used to work at. He was into a lot of drugs and drinking so we were not sure if he killed himself or someone killed him. My mom found him in his garage with the garage door down and car on. It could have been a killing from someone we knew. He was so happy to see me and wanted to show me his restaurant that I worked at. When we flew in, it was like an old fashion ice cream parlor with tons of candy like Willy Wonka and chocolate factory. It was so cool it never leaves my brain. I told my mom he had a bruise or brown spot on his forehead. A year later, my mom said that to his daughter. She was in shock because she was the only one who knew he had that on his forehead.

Then I saw my sister's best friend who hung herself at age twenty. She too was so happy. Then I saw a neighbor I did not know was dead. I used to babysit for him. Then I saw my grandfather who said 'Hello, hello.' I asked him why hello two times. He said one for you and one for your mother. Then we came to the church. Grandma took me to the most beautiful church I have ever seen. First, I saw an angel crying up where the singers would sing. I felt her pain. I flew to her and it was me crying. Then I saw the three large angels. I was mad because they would not let me sit with them. They said I had to go back because there are things I need to do. I was so upset I had to go back.

Background Information:

Gender: Female

Date NDE Occurred: 07/20/1997

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Surgery-related 'doctors do not no why it happened guess it was in my blueprints of life, just waiting for the reason I came back life is a near death experience I should be happy nothing is going write for me and just feel like i wanna go back but I will not. Clinical death (cessation of breathing or heart function or brain function) 'heart stopped during a routine cyst removal as they were putting air in my belly my heart stopped for 3 minutes then they paddled 4 times to get it going again, after that I went into a coma for 2 or 3 days feel like I came back a different person

How do you consider the content of your experience? Wonderful

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 When I was in the church.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? When I was in the church.

Were your thoughts speeded up? Faster than usual

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning

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. Bright and wonderful, best place ever.

Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. No talking, all through mind.

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? Uncertain Before this happened like a year I feel asleep on the couch and went through a tunnel of wind and bright lights I could not wake myself up I could see myself sleeping on the couch and tried so hard to wake up, after I prayed I finally could move, for long time was afraid to go to sleep.

The experience included: Presence of deceased persons

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 All people I knew through my life.

The experience included: Void

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? No

The experience included: A landscape or city

Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm JUST A BEAUTIFUL PLACE

The experience included: Strong emotional tone

What emotions did you feel during the experience? When in hospital was a little scared did not know what was going on, thought it was my roommate not me I was hiding under covers, well thought I was.

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

Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control Yes, not afraid of death anymore.

Did scenes from the future come to you? Scenes from the world's future

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

Have your religious practices changed since your experience? No

What is your religion now? Moderate I sure believe there is a god and a better place we go when we die

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? No

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? No

Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? Yes Feel out of love with husband.

After the NDE:

Was the experience difficult to express in words? No

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? All.

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes Do not think lots of people believed me, only a few.

Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? Uncertain Because of the tunnel I went through before this happened.

What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real For a month I would have dreams about all of it.

What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real Was a lesson I think.

At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? Yes Like the feeling of pain killers made me feel numb, went to detox and off the crap.

Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? Never be afraid of death but it has to happen when it is your turn.