John P.'s Near-Death Experience
would like to tell you about my experience. I had a emotionally
difficult childhood. I went to a counselor at the age of
37 to help me deal with and get on with my life. The counselor
did what she called regressive therapy with me. She was
a Christian and prayed at the beginning of the session that
the Holy Spirit would work in my heart (soul) through the
"She took me down an elevator to a floor that opened up
to a hallway. The hallway had doors on both sides with numbers
on them. As I walked down the hallway I stopped at different
doors, opened them and went into the room to deal with issues
in my life. The number on the doors was the age I was when
these issues happened.
"I went to my "two year old room" and dealt with a very
traumatic experience. When I came out of the room the counselor
prayed again that the Holy Spirit would heal me and give
me a new life.
"At that point the counselor wanted to bring me back
up the hallway to the elevator. I told her I can't. I turned
and went to the end of the hall, to a corner and the hallway
came apart and disappeared. I then was in the presence of
"I knew without having to be told that the light
was the son of God, Jesus.
"I saw my deceased father and mother-in-law, along
with others who I don't remember, standing next to Jesus.
There were no words, all communication was thought transfer.
"The light said, "Come." I was compelled to go to
"Standing in front of Jesus, it was communicated
to me that He had unconditional love for me and total acceptance.
Jesus then reached out and gave me a hug. A hug that was
symbolic of the lack of affection that I was neglected as
a child. I was healed at that point of my past.
"Jesus then said, "Go and hug others."
"I turned and went back to the elevator, but not
up the hallway. I went up a new path with a new life. Needless
to say, the face-to-face experience with the light changed
my entire life. My "Go and hug others" command is my mission
"I had dreams that came true. I would dream of situations
and they then would happen. I had dreams of warfare between
demons and angels that were given to teach me. I could see
things in people that I couldn't see before.
"God is the source of all love and we aren't able
to love without him. We are spiritual beings like God.
"I have experienced angels with me while awake in everyday
life. They are sent to comfort and guide me. I have experienced
demons and their attack on me. There is much, much more
to the experience and all that has happened afterward.
"When I stumbled across the NDE, I felt like I had
something in common with other people and I wasn't alone
- even though I never died.
"I could write a book of my experience too. I now feel that
religion is a man-made structure to try to identify and
contain God. It just can't be done!"
With best regards, John P.
"But already my desire
and my will were being turned like a wheel, all
at one speed, by the Love which moves the sun and
the other stars." - Dante Alighieri, Paradiso
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