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The Ego Is Alive & Well Upon Returning From An NDE

by David Sunfellow

“I learned the ego is alive and well upon returning from an NDE. It may have settled down its fervor for wanting what it wants, but for the most part, the ego is still there. When back in the physical plane with the ability to think and have free-will, ego-centred behaviour may return and old behaviour patterns become active once again. Impatience, lack of trust, judgement and all other ego-centered behaviours are just reminding us of perhaps the one big reason people return from an NDE; that is, because there is still much to learn. Those things not yet completed at the time of the NDE are still there. Along with all of the gifts and special talents, this may be the biggest lesson of all from the light. There are still things to be done. There are attachments to become detached from. There are still steps to be taken to learn what the physical world has yet to teach; otherwise, returning would not have been an option.”

Near-Death Experiences & Suicide

by David Sunfellow

NDE Research Dr. Jeffrey Long On Suicide “Due to the overwhelming percentage of loving and warm experiences reported in near-death experiences (NDEs), I occasionally receive e-mails from people, often in a depression, wondering if they should try suicide in order to induce one. I immediately respond: ‘Absolutely not!’ I encourage those who are depressed to seek […]

NDEs & Hell

by David Sunfellow

……………….. For more information about Emanuel Swedenborg and his prolific, pioneering, multi-faceted life and work, including his remarkable spiritual experiences, go here. ……………….. Can Negative Behaviors Lead To Hellish Experiences? Yes. An informative question and answer section that explains why — and why there is so much confusion around this issue. ……………….. Quotes: “Although the […]

NDEs & The Purpose Of Life

by David Sunfellow

Our Job On Earth Is Important; Our Worth Is How Much We Can Love Near-Death Experiencer Heather V “At the end of this tunnel was the most beautiful place in existence. I seemed to have arrived back in the room but in another dimension. I was looking at everyone and everything in that hospital through what […]

Near-Death Experiences That Predict The End Of The World

by David Sunfellow

What are we to think about near-death experiences that predict the end of the world?  Are these dramatic, apocalyptic predictions reliable? Where do they come from? And what can we learn from them? As an example of the kind of dire predictions we are talking about, this resource page begins with a 15-year-old Jewish boy describing his apocalyptic […]

Julian of Norwich

by David Sunfellow

………….. ………….. Quotes from Julian of Norwich “I saw truly that our Lord was never angry, nor ever shall be, for He is God. God is the goodness that cannot be angry, for He is nothing but goodness.” “God loved us before he made us; and his love has never diminished and never shall.” “If there […]

Historical & Cross-Cultural Near-Death Experiences

by David Sunfellow

…………………. The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation Published in 2009 Hardcover Edition Kindle Edition Excerpt from Chapter 1: The Field of Near-Death Studies: Past, Present, and Future “In 1975, Raymond Moody, then a medical student, published the book Life After Life. In it, he coined the term ‘near-death experience’ and the acronym ‘NDE,’ […]

Rethinking Buddhism: A New Way To View Suffering

by David Sunfellow

Rethinking Buddhism: A New Way To View Suffering By David Sunfellow One of the prime directives that I sail under — and that I see everywhere in near-death experiences — is that the universe, or God, or Source, or whatever you want to call It, has a plan. There is a reason why we chose […]

Kenneth Ring: Waiting To Die

by David Sunfellow

“The bright realization that must come before death will be worth all the boredom of living.” — Ned Rorem ………… Waiting To Die By NDE Researcher and Author Kenneth Ring What’s it like, waiting to die? Of course, it’s different for everyone. I can only say what it’s like for me. On the whole, it’s […]

NHNE Recommended Books & Movies

by David Sunfellow

……………. Highly Recommended Books ……………. Love The Person You’re With By David Sunfellow Every day, all over the world, an increasing number of people are reporting near-death experiences (and related phenomena). This book is a collection of the-best-of-the-best stories and quotes from 40-plus years of research. It shines a bright light on the universal truths […]

The Power of Prayer

by David Sunfellow

Near-death experiences champion prayer as a super power. Along with meditation (feeling the Presence of God), feeling and expressing gratitude, cultivating a sense of humor (which includes not taking ourselves too seriously), and learning how to see things from higher perspectives, near-death experiences indicate that prayer can produce miracles. Here are a few quotes from near-death experiencers that illustrate the power — […]

The Man Who Visited Heaven (Peter Panagore)

by David Sunfellow

…………….. Related Links: • Peter Panagore Website • Peter Panagore on Facebook • Two Minutes for God (Book) • Heaven In Beautiful (Book) • Daily Devotions (Radio Show) …………….. The Man Who Visited Heaven Speaks GuidePosts Original Link Peter Panagore was a college student ice climbing on his spring break when mistakes on the mountain caused him […]

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

by David Sunfellow

The Tibetan Book of the Dead, also known as “Bardo Thodol” or “The Liberation Through Hearing During the Intermediate State,” is a foundational source for Buddhist understandings of the afterlife. The earliest versions of The Tibetan Book of the Dead trace back to an Indian Buddhist master called Padmasambhava. Padmasambhava lived in the 8th century and […]

Dr. Richard Gallagher: An American Exorcist

by David Sunfellow

As A Psychiatrist, I Diagnose Mental Illness. Also, I Help Spot Demonic Possession. By Richard Gallagher Washington Post July 1, 2016 Original Link In the late 1980s, I was introduced to a self-styled Satanic high priestess. She called herself a witch and dressed the part, with flowing dark clothes and black eye shadow around to […]

Can Negative Behaviors Lead To Hellish Experiences?

by David Sunfellow

The following conversation was started by David Sunfellow on the Near-Death Experience Facebook page. Excerpts from this conversation appear here because they were too long to post on Facebook and because they may be of interest to people who weren’t aware of the original Facebook conversation. …………. Amphianda Etta Louise Baskett writes: I am just […]

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross On Life, Death & Near-Death Experiences

by David Sunfellow

Releasing The Butterfly By Sandy C HeavenKnowsBooks September 10, 2016 Original Link “Many people say: Of course, Doctor Ross has seen too many dying patients. Now she starts getting a bit funny.” These were the opening lines of On Life After Death, a little book containing transcripts of three lectures given by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross between […]

Medical Medium Anthony William

by David Sunfellow

………….. Links: • Medical Medium Website • Medical Medium on Facebook • Medical Medium on Twitter • Medical Medium on YouTube • Medical Medium on Pinterest ………….. Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal By Anthony William Published November 10, 2015 Amazon Book Description: Anthony William, Medical Medium, has helped tens […]

Raymond Moody’s Suicide & Near-Death Experience

by David Sunfellow

Paranormal: My Life In Pursuit Of The Afterlife By Raymond Moody with Paul Perry Published February 7, 2012 Excerpt from Chapter 15: In my office I opened the bottle of Darvon and poured the pills out onto my desk. Then I began to take them several at a time with gulps from a can of Coca-Cola. I […]

Why Don’t NDEs Provide More Specifics?

by David Sunfellow

Why Don’t NDEs Provide More Specifics? By David Sunfellow Original Link Why don’t NDEs provide more specifics, telling us, for example, what kind of foods to eat? From where I’m sitting, NDEs do address this indirectly. For example, many NDErs become vegetarians after their experience. Some, like Amy Call, are given messages that something is […]

Why We Are Here (Julie Aubier)

by David Sunfellow

Why We Are Here By Near-Death Experiencer Julie Aubier When I was 19, I [was] violently attacked and I had a near-death experience. I completely left my body. First, I saw myself… [from] the corner of the room… I was looking [down] at myself… At that moment, I saw my aggressor, I saw what was […]