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Near-Death Experiences & Suicide

by David Sunfellow

I Often Dealt With Suicidal Thoughts “It took my spirit longer to recover than my body, though that in itself was a long time. I was very depressed, for many years, and often dealt with suicidal thoughts because the desire to be ‘home’ was so great. I was confused for the longest time. I was […]

Historical & Cross-Cultural Near-Death Experiences

by David Sunfellow

…………………. Near-Death Experience in Indigenous Religions By Gregory Shushan Amazon Description: Near-death experiences are known around the world and throughout human history. They are sometimes reported by individuals who have revived from a period of clinical death or near-death and they typically feature sensations of leaving the body, entering and emerging from darkness, meeting deceased […]

What I Learned From My Four Near-Death Experiences

by David Sunfellow

Having had four NDEs over the course of my life impacted me profoundly. As a medical doctor, it prompted me to shift my medical specialty into pioneering STE research and counseling. My personal struggle for understanding convinced me of the need to spread awareness of STEs, and to affirm that they are not hallucinations! My NDEs also impacted me profoundly personally, as a spiritual seeker. My multiple experiences on “the other side” taught me many spiritual truths. The most powerful lessons I learned were these…

The Other Side Of Paradise: How I Left A Buddhist Retreat In Handcuffs

by David Sunfellow

The police stayed calm and the Buddhists were calmer, but by then there wasn’t much anyone could do. In the hours previously, I had come to believe, simultaneously and sequentially, that I was: dead, alive, omniscient, immortal, non-existent, gay, straight, telepathic, a flower, a pulse of pure energy and a nuclear bomb. And that was the good part, relatively speaking. By the time I was handcuffed and led to an ambulance, my troubles, or at least this episode among them, were just underway…

There Are No Easy Answers

by David Sunfellow

“I’m sorry. There are no easy answers. If we want to understand what NDEs are about, we have to learn how to swim in waters that are deeply disturbing to ordinary human sensibilities. And that takes time, patience, and effort. And a whole new set of skills that are completely alien to normal, every day life.”

Powerful, Life-Changing Near-Death Experience Quotes

by David Sunfellow

A collection of powerful, life-changing quotes from people who have had near-death experiences, as well as those who have researched this very important topic. ……….. “Our situation regarding NDEs is similar to the way humanity learned of exotic lands during the ancient era of exploration. After sailors returned from long voyages and wrote their accounts, […]

Miraculous NDE Healings

by David Sunfellow

NDErs Who Were Cured Of Illnesses That Caused Their Deaths Barbara Rommer, M.D., Blessing in Disguise: Another Side of the Near Death Experience “I have interviewed many near-death experiencers who reentered this lifetime cured of the physical illnesses that caused their deaths. I have painstakingly reviewed their complete hospital medical records. My cases include people who […]

NDEs on the Importance of Plants, Animals, and the Earth

by David Sunfellow

Take Care Of The Earth, The Animals, And One Another NDEr Oliver John Calvert “I heard a voice say to me ‘You have not fulfilled your purpose here.’ “And I said, ‘What was my purpose?’… I didn’t have a clue. I truly didn’t have a clue — how to live, what life was about, what it was […]

Heavenly Humor

by David Sunfellow

When it comes to near-death experiences, God — and His/Her/Its many representatives — often display a terrific sense of humor. This is one of the most important characteristics of the Divine — and also one of the most overlooked and/or downplayed. On NHNE’s NDE Stories website, several NDErs mention God’s sense of humor, and also comment […]

When Loved Ones & Friends Pass From This World To The Next

by David Sunfellow

Many people suffer terribly when a family member or dear friend passes from this world to the next. If you are looking for something to ease your pain and/or lift the pain of another, here are a few helpful resources to explore and share… Becki Hawkins is the author of “Transitions: A Nurse’s Education About […]

Inspiring Posters

by David Sunfellow

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How To Deal With Skeptics & Atheists

by David Sunfellow

How To Deal With Skeptics & Atheists The following excerpts are taken from a conversation that originally appeared on NHNE’s main NDE social network. Skip to the end of this post to see a list of people who abandoned atheist worldviews after they had a near-death experience. … Barbara Harris Whitfield writes: The problem here is that NDErs […]

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 […]

Final Passage by Barbara Harris Whitfield

by David Sunfellow

Near-death experiencer, researcher, and author Barbara Harris Whitfield has made her beautiful book Final Passage – Sharing the Journey as This Life Ends (pdf) available free to everyone who would like to read and share it…

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 ………… All of Kenneth Ring’s Waiting To Die essay’s are now available in his new book. Kenneth Ring is also a regular writer on The University of Heaven website. ………… Waiting To Die By NDE Researcher […]

Dr. Christopher Kerr: Dreams & Visions Of The Dying

by David Sunfellow

Dr. Christopher W. Kerr is the Chief Medical Officer at The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Buffalo, New York, where he has worked since 1999. His background in research has evolved from bench science towards the human experience of illness as witnessed from the bedside, specifically patients’ dreams and visions at the end […]