Experience Description

I had my brother's fishing net in my right hand and I was trying to catch a dragonfly and I kept reaching over the water and I fell in. I was in a different world looking up at the surface. I had no idea I was in danger and I started breathing in the water; it felt good in my lungs and on the fifth or sixth breath of water, I was dead.

I was in this void of darkness and without hope, and I spoke. I said, 'Where am I?' I could hear the words. A great love came down, saved me, and lifted me up; I was going to perish; I was in deep, deep trouble. All I had to do was except it; in your wildest imagine you cannot believe how good Jesus is. He spoke and said to my ears, 'Do you believe I created the universe?' and I said, 'Yes'.

I was taken above the water and ground and I had the mind of Christ; I was in the family of the Father. His mind guided me to look at my corpse and we watched as my older brother breathed air in the strange dead flesh and it was so weird - I've never forgotten that sight, I can't get it out my thoughts.

I trembled and screamed suddenly realizing I was created by the very words that proceeded out of the mouth of God, and Jesus spoke, he said, 'Go back,'; and on my way God said 'Black people have been wronged.'

I rose from the dead and I could feel millions and millions of eyes watching me. I never heard God again.

I've always found it fun to speak and think to Jesus about the thoughts of others; it seems I'm the only free person on the face of this Earth. It seems so strange people think about the Black Death plague and then watch a person die in a race car. I call it 'Gory Glory'

Background Information:

Gender: Male

Date NDE Occurred: 1967-1968

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident drowning (cold water) trying to catch a dragonfly reaching over & falling in Clinical death Drowning in the cold water.

How do you consider the content of your experience? Positive

The experience included: Out of body experience

Did you feel separated from your body? Yes I had the mind of Christ.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Better than being human.

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning I thought of time with the mind of Christ.

Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes I can think it but I can't say it.

The experience included: Void

The experience included: Darkness

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 I stood on air.

The experience included: Strong emotional tone

The experience included: Special Knowledge

Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about the universe It's possible to communicate with Christ using living water. Speak to Jesus, and ask him to wash you in his blood. For a split second your dying brain barely has a chance.

Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control

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

Did you come to a border or point of no return? No

God, Spiritual and Religion:

What is your religion now? Liberal Catholic

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes I live in a different reality.

The experience included: Presence of unearthly beings

After the NDE:

Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes 'The mind of Christ'.

Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Yes Prayer and living water.

Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? I followed God's will.

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes My stupidity gave people paradise.

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? Aborted children go to heaven and will meet mom.

Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? Do you feel you can function in this world and raise a family?