NDE-Like Accounts

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Man has experiences during coma caused by near-fatal accident 21 Aug 2023
Teen experiences peace in spontaneous presence of huge light being 11 Jul 2023
Young woman has two visions of destruction, recovering in one of them 11 Jul 2023
Man meditating sees light and feels peace, love, harmony 11 Jul 2023
Man has precognitive dreams in which he is shown Earth's future and his past 10 Jul 2023
Man sitting on beach is transformed by a Force from seeing Venus's light 10 Jul 2023
Boy encounters demonic force in a dream but is rescued by benevolent force 04 Jul 2023
Young woman has strange encounters in the woods 04 Jul 2023
Man enters the darkness and is granted continued contact with his guides 02 Jul 2023
Woman recalls childhood experiences of seeing Jesus and feeling love 02 Jul 2023
Man has a number of mysterious spiritual events in his lifetime 11 Jun 2023
Teen leaves body while sleeping and talks with old friend she never met in this life 03 Jun 2023
Man is taken briefly to the other side while thinking about God and later connects with The Urantia Book 21 Apr 2023
English woman had 2003 premonition of Iraqui war tragedy, in which she finds herself present 14 Apr 2023
Daughter is reassured at time of father's death and later hears from him and other deceased 09 Apr 2023
Young woman planning suicide is taken out of her body and returns with no desire to die 12 Mar 2023
Man reflects on his OBE and NDE, realizing judgement is harmful to all 09 Mar 2023
Boy has night visitations, one evil and one loving 09 Mar 2023
Teen Seeks God with All Her Heart and Is Taken Into the Light 09 Mar 2023
Man leaves body during the night, but returns quickly 25 Nov 2022
Woman receiving ketamine infusion glimpses the Other Side 24 Oct 2022
Young man has hellish encounter before a figure rescues him 13 Sep 2022
Young man learns meaning of life during NDE while meditating 13 Sep 2022
Woman Walking the Camino Has Vision of Mary, Wisdom, and Her Family 01 Aug 2022
Young woman has strange, cleansing loss of ego over 17 days, outside her control 29 Jul 2022
Man has visions of Jesus and unusual (including aerial) phenomena 21 Jul 2022
Man's lifetime of mystical experiences includes seeing 13,000-year history of humanity on earth and past lives 08 Jul 2022
Woman goes to 'waiting room' during pain in hospital 16 Jun 2022
Toddler sees colors in water and being invites her to splash 28 Feb 2022
Depressed woman is offered choice of life or death and chooses life, receiving help 27 Feb 2022
Woman is injured but lifted by unseen helper to call 911 27 Feb 2022
Dying friend appears to woman to tell her she is a good person 27 Feb 2022
UK policeman is filled with warmth and love while driving to work 16 Feb 2022
Young man, in body, sees Jesus, feels peace, then knows God 02 Feb 2022
Shared near-death by woman who helped her father pass over a week later 24 Jan 2022
Man sees heaven opening up, as he almost drowns 13 Jan 2022
We all are already in eternity, in heaven, in the light 15 Dec 2021
Woman is shown life plan after encounter with past-life stranger 30 Nov 2021
Depressed man plans suicide, but is taken to meet God beforehand 01 Nov 2021
Man is healed by his guide who shares great knowledge with him 25 Sep 2021
Two experiences, one out of body seeing self in morgue 25 Sep 2021
Girl falls and is healed and cradled by Bigfoot-like beings 25 Sep 2021
Woman's suicide leads to parallel universe, leaving many unanswered questions 25 Sep 2021
Young man lives parallel life while in coma 22 Sep 2021
Man, abused as child, has visions and paints them, healing others 15 Sep 2021
Young East Indian man exits body during trauma and returns with psychic abilities 30 Aug 2021
As a child, woman remembered life as man who was ill and dying 25 Aug 2021
Woman's dream of her niece takes her to Unconditional Love 22 Jul 2021
Finnish woman feels yanked out of her body and meets her guardian angel 09 Jul 2021
Woman is shown how trauma causes our perceptions to become skewed 08 Jul 2021
Meditation leads woman to out-of-body experiences with Jesus and God 08 Jul 2021
Woman Born Clairvoyant Finds Hope When She Meets God 26 May 2021
Wanting to die, man leaves body, hugs aunt, and returns changed 28 Apr 2021
Texas man feels core cold and sees menacing faces after overdose 25 Apr 2021
Anxious boy is comforted by message and feelings of love and peace 11 Feb 2021
Woman watches deceased son's soul find joy on the Other Side 05 Feb 2021
Woman is healed from effects of trauma following spiritual experience 04 Feb 2021
Baha'i woman is healed through empathy during otherworldy dream 04 Feb 2021
Young man has bad trip on mushrooms and kudalini awakening 04 Feb 2021
Young man meets the Light and learns of love during mescaline trip 17 Nov 2020
Man has dream, Kundalini, Light experience with vivid aftereffects 03 Nov 2020
Woman is taken on spiritual journey and returns with healing gifts 03 Nov 2020
Woman's shared death experience during Sept 11 attack 03 Nov 2020
Woman shares lifetime of mystical experiences 08 Jul 2020
Young Woman Learns of Past Suicides and Is Given New Life 28 Apr 2020
Showing ourselves and others true compassion and love will help us all transcend fear 19 Apr 2020
Seeking God through meditation, young woman is given a glimpse 18 Feb 2020
Woman's shared death experience and path to awakening 06 Feb 2020
Two demons appear to woman during physical attack 13 Jan 2020
OBEs result in 10-fold increase in intuitive abilities 08 Jan 2020
Unconditional love filled every cell of my body 20 Dec 2019
Mother shares pre-birth connection with son 14 Dec 2019
Young Austrian hippie has mystical experiences in India 13 Dec 2019
Young man ascends during spiritual quest 11 Dec 2019
OBE during seizure reassures young woman from India 10 Dec 2019
Spiritual awakening at the hour of her brother's death 07 Dec 2019
Two experiences lead to need to share 04 Dec 2019
Nurse shares several experiences and beliefs she acquired from them 20 Sep 2019
Asked how we merge with universal consciousness and got answer 09 Sep 2019
Little girl sees herself as a light being 09 Sep 2019
Love and Care For One Another 22 Aug 2019
Truth was spoken to cruelty, through me 20 Jun 2019
Almost leaving body in Emergency Room 20 Jun 2019
Powerful energy brings pain but also new perspective 10 Jun 2019
Deceased grandfather helps girl abused by sexual predators 10 Jun 2019
Mother in crash is given a choice 10 Jun 2019
Mother's visitations after son's suicide 10 Jun 2019
Teen's cognitive dream of his mother's death 01 May 2019
New mother is taken to the light, made of love and knowledge 29 Apr 2019
Overwhelming Sense of Love and Communing with Trees OOB 05 Apr 2019
Finding God's love during healing/massage session 27 Mar 2019
Daughter forgives her mother following shared death experience with her father 04 Mar 2019
Man hears "everything is as it should be" and knows no judgment 09 Feb 2019
Dream visitation uncovers family secret and is suggestive of reincarnation 03 Nov 2018
Visitation dream conveys pride from deceased father 03 Nov 2018
Deceased mother shows man souls departing heaven for Earth and other worlds 13 Oct 2018
Girl saved from drowning at age five by a voice 13 Oct 2018
I felt this great powerful force around me 06 Sep 2018
From profound separateness to profound inclusiveness in an instant 30 Jun 2018
I changed my future while in the In Between 29 Apr 2018
Complete acceptance, compassion, knowledge and love 01 Apr 2018
The Day I Met God 10 Feb 2018
Millions of souls were holding me 03 Feb 2018
IANDS helped me believe God came to me 15 Jan 2018
Traveling down a column of light - Kundalini awakening? 07 Jan 2018
LSD Trip to Completeness (NDE?) 01 Apr 2017
Out of body dreams open her mind to more 18 Mar 2017
The encompassing blissful love 15 Feb 2017
I shared my father's death, helping him push over 14 Feb 2017
All that matters for you is My [God's] Essence 06 Feb 2017
Unearthly waves crashing on a gold beach 03 Feb 2017
We are not separate from God 05 Jan 2017
Our loved ones never die 05 Jan 2017
My body was moved before the crash 16 Sep 2016
Saved by gentle hands in Bangalore 24 Jul 2016
Became world explorer after car hit her at age 9 23 Jul 2016
Unearthly colors morphing and changing 23 Jul 2016
Pure spiritual light from the white sun 24 Jun 2016
I felt so loving to everyone around me 23 May 2016
Go with the flow, trust the universe 27 Apr 2016
Getting a pass, but only one 03 Apr 2016
The Presence was LOVE 10 Mar 2016
I Might Just Fly Away 07 Mar 2016
A Lifetime of Experiences 19 Feb 2016
From Suicidal to Reincarnation, My Dream Wasn't so Crazy After All 18 Feb 2016
The Grand Attractor 18 Feb 2016
My Dear Child 18 Feb 2016
I saw my Mother, like a Hologram 18 Feb 2016
I saw a Veil 18 Feb 2016
Expanding Orb of Joyful Consciousness 18 Feb 2016
Delightful Candyland 18 Feb 2016
Battling Conflict 11 Feb 2016
It Took A Dentist Appointment to Experience all Knowing 28 Jan 2016
Fiery Bush Vision Predicts Death 25 Jan 2016
Dream Visit After Mother's Death 25 Jan 2016
When Time Slows Down, A Lot Can Happen 25 Jan 2016
Bear 23 Jun 2014
I know in my heart there is a god 23 Jun 2014
Warnings to give us Hope 23 Jun 2014
After death forgiveness 16 May 2014
My Twin Takes Care of Me 24 Jan 2014
Berkshire Splendor 01 Jul 2013
Vision of Unconditional Love Saves Mother and Son 01 Jul 2013
My son is okay 20 Jun 2013
Skateboarding my way to the other side 18 Jun 2013
Loss of first love 14 Jun 2013
Forgiveness requested from the "other side" 24 May 2013
Near Death "Lite" 30 Apr 2013
Foreknowledge of Brain Tumor Confirmed 17 Jan 2013
Learned to Call on God 08 Sep 2012
Knew Something Happening to Me 26 Aug 2012
An Untold Imprint 04 Aug 2012
No Real Partitions 04 Aug 2012
An Unforgettable Vision of Paradise 06 Apr 2012
Knowledge Download 14 Mar 2012
A Green Tunnel 17 Jan 2012
More than Physical Existence 03 Jan 2012
Flying Free 03 Jan 2012
Pure Awareness without Thought 09 Dec 2011
Spontaneous Out-of-Body Events 16 Nov 2011
Feeling Beyond What I am 08 Sep 2011
Almost Snuffed Out 08 Sep 2011
A Non-Believer, Before 25 Aug 2011
Shimmering of Light and Shade 22 Aug 2011
A Profound Visit Before 35 22 Jul 2011
A Promise Kept after Dark Experience 12 Jul 2011
One of Mine 30 Jun 2011
My Bread Batter Beliefs 21 Jun 2011
Out-of-Body Activity in CO 21 Jun 2011
Drifting to the Other Side 27 May 2011
Passing through Planes 26 May 2011
A Universal Gift of No Belongings 21 Mar 2011
I Could be One with All 21 Mar 2011
Sea of Love in the Light 08 Feb 2011
Looking for and Finding A Spiritual Reality 08 Feb 2011
Lake View 11 Jul 2009
A Spirit and a Body 11 Jul 2009
Another Place 11 Jul 2009
Slammed Back 11 Jul 2009
Golden River Road 11 Jul 2009
All-Encompassing Love and Acceptance 07 Jun 2009
Flowery Fragrances 21 May 2009
Waves of Love 14 May 2009
The Question and Answer: Love 07 May 2009
Flying Close to the Light 05 May 2009
A Ball of Light 03 May 2009
Separate from Physical Body 08 Feb 2009
Light Transformed Life 29 Aug 2008
Life-Changing Dream of Eternity 29 Aug 2008
View of a Gurney 31 May 2008
Walked Inside 31 May 2008
Black Hole 30 May 2008
Return for Further Experiences 30 May 2008
Place Not For Me Yet 30 May 2008
Already Knew 29 May 2008
Light Always Around Us 14 Feb 2008
Walking Home 14 Feb 2008
Childhood Malnutrition 01 Feb 2008
Four Miles Away 01 Feb 2008
Ceiling Sparkles 01 Feb 2008
The Essence of All 23 Nov 2007
Diving Under 23 Nov 2007
Light Brighter than the Sun 19 Jul 2007
White Light Experiences 08 Jul 2007
A Limitless Freedom 12 Jun 2007
Knowing and Feeling 06 Jun 2007
Calm and at Peace 12 May 2007
Thinking Mind - OBE 09 May 2007
After Death Communications 30 Mar 2007
Burst of Consciousness 17 Mar 2007
Grief Stricken Out-of-Body Experience 17 Mar 2007
Hovering over my Body 26 Feb 2007
Balls of Light 26 Feb 2007
Immense Light 25 Jan 2007
Parental Visits Beyond a Dream 21 Dec 2006
Fairies and Butterflies 21 Dec 2006
Lucid Dream 13 May 2006
In Dreams 05 Jan 2006


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