Taking Comfort from Near Death Experiences
Firsthand accounts of near death experiences, like this one from Eos Isabel Yolanda, are further proof that the energy of who we are really does continue to exist after our physical bodies have died. Eos, and hundreds of thousands of others, talk about the tremendous peace and light they’ve encountered when they reached “the other side.” Most of them don’t want to come back because they feel like they are home. When they do come back, it’s because they still have things to do and people to teach and touch with their lives.
“It was the summer of 1985. I was 5 years old and was in the shallow end of the pool. I saw lots of kids and people playing on water slides on the very far end of the swimming pool, and my vision wasn’t that good, so I walked towards the deeper end of the pool to see more clearly, and that was when my foot slipped and down I went into the deeper end.
I was instantly under water because I didn’t know how to swim. I immediately just started to breathe the water, and I could see; it felt so peaceful. I loved it! I loved the feeling of breathing water! It was just such a serene, fascinating experience. I wasn’t scared at all!
Next thing I knew, someone picked me up out of the water. I didn’t recognize that it was my brother. My mind was at that point where I didn’t know who I was or where I was. I started to float out of my body. I remember wondering why my mother was just sitting there reading a magazine and didn’t notice what happened. A lifeguard saw my brother and then they put me on the ground and started doing CPR.
Meanwhile, this beautiful tunnel of light in the sky distracted me. The tunnel was like a portal in the sky, but the tunnel itself was full of light with swirls made of clouds. The energy was so calm and serene. I was really drawn to walk into the tunnel and saw three shadowy figures in there. Two were males and one was a female. Somehow I could hear the three voices talking in unison. They looked like people, but they were shadowy and translucent at the same time. They also had facial features.
They kept saying, “Go back! Go back! Go back!” And I said to them, “No I don’t want to. She’s mean. (my mother) I don’t like it there. I love it here.”
And then they replied, “You aren’t done yet! Go back! Go back! Go back!”
So I went back, and next thing you know I woke up in the midst of them loading me into the ambulance where they pronounced me dead!”
It is so comforting to hear about what others have experienced when they were “there” because these stories help us to realize that our loved ones really are in a better place. And when we leave our physical bodies, many years from now, we will be in that better place too.
Many blessings to you!