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Hi. My name is Kim, and I have a story to tell.

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by kim, Nov 4, 2017.

  1. kim

    kim Regular Contributor

    I was 18 years old and had just entered the Navy. I attended boot camp and 'A' school. I was then stationed at my first duty station in Wales. Buying a bicycle was one of the first things I did when I got there. I had only been there two weeks and was hit by a car. I was informed that I pulled out in front of an oncoming car. Sounds pretty stupid, but the traffic pattern is opposite in Wales than it is in the United States, and I hadn't adjusted to that change yet. I had a wonderful experience while I was unconscious of life on this earth, because I was conscious of life somewhere else, and I wouldn't trade the experience for anything! I glimpsed a piece of the future. If you would like to read a more complete story of what I experienced go to the Forum: Spiritual Growth & Development/Thread: Creating Your Eternal Room/post#37.
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2017
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  2. bluebird

    bluebird Major Contributor

    I have not.

    If you are willing to share, I would like to hear more about your experience.
  3. kim

    kim Regular Contributor

    When I as released from the hospital I experienced a lot of Deja vu. As time passed things happened that I realized I foresaw. It has been happening for 34 years.
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2017
  4. kim

    kim Regular Contributor

    I get encouraged through my dreams but during the day things happen in my life that seem very and intensely familiar. It is like I am watching a movie that I havn't seen for while and I am able to recall some of the scenes.
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2017
  5. bluebird

    bluebird Major Contributor

    Wow, that is a long time to have deja vu experiences from that one NDE!
  6. mac

    mac Staff Member

    Apparent 'deja vu' should be viewed with caution.

    Memory is an elusive issue and it's been suggested that 'memory leak' might account for apparently remembered events that actually hadn't been experienced. Our brains appear to be our main 'memory store' and the memory mechanism is a biochemical one that can malfunction. If that happens who knows what bum data may be stored in one's memory system?

    But apparently seeing events seemingly destined to occur in one's future may not be linked to memory malfunction. But even if/when events-still-to-happen are truly 'seen' it's debatable what they tell us.
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  7. RobertaGrimes

    RobertaGrimes Administrator

    ... and to add one further complication to Mac's excellent comments, there is no objective time. Where our eternal minds are - certainly not in these bodies! - everything is happening Now, from the start of what we think is time passing until the end of it. In truth, all of time is happening at once, in some fashion that we cannot fathom! So... I have long assumed that any sort of precognition was actually a bleed-in from the actual future.

    And no, things are not pre-ordained. As best we can determine, both past and future are continuously adjusting according to what is happening Now. This really makes your eyes cross!
  8. Rassie

    Rassie New Member

    Is this what some people theorized as the cause of the Mandela Effect?

    I have a personal experience that I sometimes wonder is the Mandela Effect.

    I was returning to America with my sister in the 70s. We arrived in JFK to discover the airline we were to transfer to for our home flight was cancelled due to a strike.

    The airline was able to hook us up to a flight that was departing in New Jersey. My sister and I continually argue about this. I remember going to New Jersey by taxi. She remembers by a helicopter. Two different versions, something that could not be easily forgotten. When I came across the Mandela Effect last year, I began to wonder if that is what happened to us. Two different version of a time line that converged.
  9. bluebird

    bluebird Major Contributor

    Possibly, but in my opinion it is more likely that either you or your sister is simply misremembering that portion of your travels. For example, as young children my sister and I once ate an entire stick of butter, by itself (I have no idea why, lol -- it's not as though there was no food in the house. I suppose children just do strange things sometimes). Anyway, we both remember this event happening, but while I clearly remember it happening in the apartment we lived in until I was 9 years old, she just as clearly remembers it happening in the house we moved to the following year. We only ate a stick of butter that one time, so either she or I is wrong, but since neither of our parents remember this happening, we will never know which of us is right and which of us is wrong. In my opinion, something similar happened with you and your sister. You both remember your flight being cancelled, you both remember that you were able to get on a new/different flight in New Jersey, but each of you remembers getting to NJ in a different way (my guess is that you are correct, because private citizens are rarely able to travel by helicopter; the taxi is much more likely). You both remember the event, you just disagree on one of the particulars, much the same as occurred with my sister and me.
  10. kim

    kim Regular Contributor

    It seems as though I am watching an old movie and recalling scenes, but now I am able to follow a different direction.

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