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Teaching Others About NDEs

Teaching Others About Near-Death Experiences By David SunfellowMany of us realize that the core truths championed by near-death experiences can change the world. After we've educated ourselves and started applying NDE truths to our…See More
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Dawn Marie replied to Dawn Marie's discussion Dream Easter Sunday Morning: "YOU'RE A NURSE!!!" "No, I'm not!"
"Sorry I'm just replying now. Thank you all so very much! And thank you, David, especially. I will definitely let you know. : ) Edie, yes, I can't get over how prophetic some aspects of the dream were. It really blows my mind. I think…"
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Gloria Oelman commented on Thomas Spitzer's video

Suzanne Giesemann - Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview

"I finally got around to listening to this (there's an audio download available) and can highly recommend it. Rick and audience asked some very penetrating questions and Suzanne came across as totally genuine and believable. It's…"
23 hours ago
Eric Schaaf replied to Steve Krause's discussion Compelling NDE Story. Woman Converses with Brother in Heaven
"I think it could be interpreted both ways. I believe there are events in our lives that are pre-scripted...things that are designed to happen to further our growth and knowledge, but there is wiggle room for us to make our own choices and to…"
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Steve Krause replied to David Sunfellow's discussion Deborah L's NDE-Like Experience
"hey, thanks!"
David Sunfellow replied to David Sunfellow's discussion Deborah L's NDE-Like Experience
"You can ask her yourself. She's a member of our network: http://nhneneardeath.ning.com/profile/DSWeiler :) "
Steve Krause replied to David Sunfellow's discussion Deborah L's NDE-Like Experience
"Thanks, David.  I read through the Review you suggested and enjoyed it greatly.  I must tell you -- D.S. Weiler has a powerful story -- and it's so detailed.  I was captivated.  Do you happen to know if she has any videos?…"
David Sunfellow replied to David Sunfellow's discussion Deborah L's NDE-Like Experience
"Steve, watch the video I have included below. And check out this paper: The Light & The Life Review (pdf). The idea that "there are no mistakes" and "there are lots of mistakes" are both true. You have to stretch your…"
Steve Krause replied to David Sunfellow's discussion Deborah L's NDE-Like Experience
"David,  I'm intriqued by the statement "there are no mistakes."   But, there are different ways of interpreting it.  At first, I thought it was referring to sin, but now I'm thinking that her brother meant that our…"
Steve Krause left a comment for Andrew Petro
"Thanks, Andy and David. Yes, I've read Anitas's story previously, but it's been awhile. I'll have to back and refresh my memory on the details."
Steve Krause replied to Steve Krause's discussion Compelling NDE Story. Woman Converses with Brother in Heaven
"Sounds good, David.  Thanks!"
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Deborah L's NDE-Like Experience

Notable Quote:"When you go back, you must remember that there are no mistakes in life. There are no mistakes. Money, material possessions and job titles don't matter. The only things that matter in life are love and knowledge. There is nothing else. You must remember that.".............Deborah L NDE-Like NDERF Website…See More
David Sunfellow replied to Steve Krause's discussion Compelling NDE Story. Woman Converses with Brother in Heaven
"Good one, Steve. I'll add it to our growing collection of NDE-like accounts on this network. Thanks for sharing it. "
David Sunfellow left a comment for Andrew Petro
"Steve, in case you didn't know, Anita Moorjani, like Andy, has a page on NHNE's NDE Stories website."
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Welcome To NHNE's NDE Resource Center & Social Network!

Welcome to NHNE's Near-Death Experience Resource Center & Social Network. This network has been created for people who are interested in exploring all aspects of the near-death experience (and related phenomena) -- and meeting others who share similar interests. Along with seeking a deeper understanding of the experiences themselves, this network also exists to help those who are interested embody the core truths of NDEs in our day-to-day lives. For an overview of this important topic, see David Sunfellow's What Near-Death Experiences Teach Us and How Near-Death Experiences Are Changing The World. You may also be interested in David's evolving Formula for Creating Heaven on Earth, which is based on the core truths found in near-death experiences around the world. For fast-breaking news, information, and links to NDE-related books, videos, websites and other resources, check out NHNE's NDE pages on Facebook, Google+Twitter, and NHNE Pulse. NHNE also sponsors the NDE Stories website which showcases some of the most inspiring, informative, and deeply compelling near-death experiences (and related phenomena) ever recorded.

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Acronyms: NDE (near-death experience); NDLE (near-death-like experience); STE (spiritually transformative experience); DNDE (distressing near-death experience); SDE (shared-death experience); DBV (deathbed vision); ADC (after-death communication); OBE (out-of-body experience); PLE (past life experience)


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Near-Death Experience Quotes

"In this remarkable book, Ring presents evidence that merely learning about the near-death experience has similar effects to those reported by people who actually have had near-death experiences. Kenneth Ring is one of the few authors whose gifts include the capacity to transform their readers' lives."

-- Stanley Krippner, writing about Kenneth Ring's book Lessons from the Light


"For me personally, I'm showing more love to others now than before I started my near-death-experience studies. My understanding of near-death experiences has made me a better doctor. I face life with more courage and confidence. I believe NDErs really do bring back a piece of the afterlife. When NDErs share their remarkable experiences, I believe a piece of the afterlife, in some mysterious way, becomes available to us all."

-- Jeffrey Long, author of Evidence of the Afterlife


"'It's like climbing right inside a movie of your life,' says one Near-Deather. 'Every moment from every year of your life is played back in complete sensory detail. Total, total recall. And it all happens in an instant....' During this instantaneous and panoramic remembrance NDRers reexperience all the emotions, the joys and sorrows, that accompany all of the events in their life. More than that, they feel all of the emotions of the people with whom they have interacted as well. They feel the happiness of all the individuals to whom they've been kind. If they have committed a hurtful act, they become acutely aware of the pain their victim felt as a result of their thoughtlessness. And no event seems to be too trivial to be exempt....

"Whitton has uncovered evidence that thoughtless acts are not the only things that cause individuals remorse during the life review. Under hypnosis his subjects reported that failed dreams and aspirations -- things they had hoped to accomplish during their life but had not -- also caused them pangs of sadness."

-- Michael Talbot, from his book, The Holographic Universe


"I'm not asking you to believe anything. I'm simply telling you what I believe. And I have no idea what the next life will be like. Whatever I saw was only from the doorway, so to speak. But it was enough to convince me totally of two things from that moment on: One, that our consciousness does not cease with physical death; that it becomes, in fact, keener and more aware than ever. And secondly, that how we spend our time on earth, the kind of relationships we build, is vastly more important than we can know."

-- George G. Ritchie, M.D., summarizing his famous near-death experience which helped launch the near-death experience movement. From his book, Return From Tomorrow. Readers may also be interested in Ordered to Return: My Life After Dying by George G. Ritchie and Ian Stevenson.


"I have never interviewed anyone who had a near-death experience who told me that they came back to make more money or to spend more time at their jobs away from their families... Instead, they become convinced that they need to be more loving and kind. They react to their experience by living life to its fullest. They believe their lives have a purpose, even if that purpose is obscure to them. Invariably it involves concepts such as love of family or service to others. They seem to know that the love they create while living will be reflected and radiated back to them when they die."

-- Melvin Morse, M.D., from his book, Parting Visions


“I looked up and I saw this light; it wasn’t a normal light, it was different. It was luminescent. And it grew. I kept looking at it like, ‘What is that?’ Then it grew large and I went into it.

“I went into this tunnel, and I came into this room that was just beautiful. God held me, he called me by name, and he told me, ‘Mary Jo, you can’t stay.’ And I wanted to stay. I protested. I said, ‘I can’t stay? Why not?’ And I started talking about all the reasons; I was a good wife, I was a good mother, I did 24-hour care with cancer patients.

“And he said, ‘Let me ask you one thing -- have you ever loved another the way you’ve been loved here?’ And I said, ‘No, it’s impossible. I’m a human.’ And then he just held me and said, ‘You can do better.’ ”

-- Mary Jo Rapini, describing her near-death experience


“He looked down at me and he said, ‘you’re not supposed to be here. It’s not time for you to be here.’

“And I remember looking up at him and saying, ‘but I want to be here’… With all my heart, I wanted to be there. I wanted to go home. I was happy.

“And he took a pause and… you could see him thinking about something and deciding whether to say something. And with that… there was a picture placed in my head of a memory of my original agreement of why I had come to Earth to begin with. It was like I remembered and I went, ‘Oh, right. Right…’

“One of the things that bothers me so tremendously about the metaphysical movement, in lieu of my experience and in lieu of what I was shown… if there is any message I can give, it’s not about meditating and leaving your body and taking your Light Being out of this Earth. Indeed, not. It is about bringing the Light into this Earth. Stay here. Be an anchor. Let the Light come in through you into this world. Don’t abandon this world. We need you. We need you here. We need you to be present. And we need you to be open, with an open heart… Everybody must be open. To bring this new age in, it is about opening your heart and letting it sing through you. It is coming! And it is a matter of all of us. Just open your heart and let It come in. Don’t leave. Don’t meditate and think this place is a bad place and we’re going to get out of here. This is a wonderful place. And it’s going to get even more wonderful. You’re here to anchor the Light so It can come into this dimension and be here.”

– NDEr Anne Horn


Teaching Others About NDEs

Started by David Sunfellow in NDE Basics 20 hours ago.

Deborah L's NDE-Like Experience 5 Replies

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The Difference Between Drug-Induced Spiritual Experiences & Near-Death Experiences 59 Replies

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The Gifts of Near-Death Experiences 3 Replies

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Started by David Sunfellow in Other Spiritually Transformative Experiences. Last reply by Gloria-Sophia Apr 4.

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Outstanding Near-Death Resources


• NHNE's NDE Formula Website

• What Near-Death Experiences Teach Us

How Near-Death Experiences Are Changing The World

• The Formula for Creating Heaven on Earth

• NHNE NDE YouTube Channel
NDE Stories
NHNE NDE (on Ning)
NHNE NDE (on Facebook)
NHNE NDE (on Google+)

Wikipedia on Near-Death Experiences
International Association for Near-Death Studies (IANDS)
The Journal of Near-Death Studies
Horizon Research Foundation
Near-Death Experience Research Foundation (NDERF)
• Eternea
Near-Death Experiences & The After Life
University of Virginia Division of Perceptual Studies
Esalen: Survival of Bodily Death
Near-Death Experience Experts
The American Center for the Integration of Spiritually Transformative Experiences (ACISTE)
International Foundation for Survival Research (IFSR)
• Bereavement Rescue Centre
Raymond Moody Website
PMH Atwater Website
Paul Perry Productions

Study Groups, Support Groups, Social Networks:

IANDS Support Groups
NHNE NDE (on Ning)
NDE Space (on Ning)
NHNE NDE (on Google+)
NHNE NDE (on Facebook)
NDE Community (on Facebook)
Afterlife Awareness and After-Death Communication(on Facebook)


• How Near-Death Experiences Are Changing The World

• Dr. Jan Holden Summarizes 30 Years Of NDE Research

Summary of Jeffrey Long's book "Evidence Of The Afterlife"

Key Facts About Near-Death Experiences

NDE Summary by Rev. Dick Dinges

Distressing Near-Death Experiences

Aftereffects of Near-Death States

30 Years of Near-Death Experience Research

Scientific Evidence for Survival After Death

Video Accounts Of People Describing Their Near-Death Experience

• Lilou Mace NDE Interviews
• AfterLifeTV NDE Interviews
• NHNE NDE Videos on YouTube (includes topic-specific playlists)
• NHNE NDE Videos on NHNE's NDE Network
• Index of personal NDEs featured on NHNE's NDE Network
• NHNE's NDE Stories Website
• NDERF Video Archive
• Virginia Beach IANDS Speakers
• Near-Death Experience Stories
• NDE Accounts
• GoldenLightD
• Near-Death Experiences on YouTube

Written Accounts Of People Describing Their Near-Death Experience

• IANDS Archive of NDE Accounts
• Current NDE Experiences on NDERF
• Exceptional NDE • Experiences on NDERF
• Archive of NDE Experiences on NDERF
• Near-Death Experience and the Afterlife Archives
• Index of personal NDEs featured on NHNE NDE
NDE Bookstores:

• NHNE NDE Bookstore
• Near-Death.com Bookstore

Recommended NDE Books:

Lessons From The Light: What We Can Learn From The Near-Death Experience by Kenneth Ring and Evelyn Elsaesser Valarino

Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences by Jeffrey Long and Paul Perry

Science and the Near-Death Experience: How Consciousness Survives Death by Chris Carter

Consciousness Beyond Life: The Science of the Near-Death Experience by Pim van Lommel

The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation by Janice Miner Holden, Bruce Greyson, Debbie James

Paranormal: My Life in Pursuit of the Afterlife by Raymond Moody, Paul Perry

Dying To Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing by Anita Moorjani

Glimpses of Eternity by Raymond Moody

Life After Life: The Investigation of a Phenomenon — Survival of Bodily Death by Raymond Moody and Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

My Descent Into Death: A Second Chance at Life by Howard Storm

Return from Tomorrow by Dr. George Ritchie


• How Near-Death Experiences Are Changing The World
• Dying To Live

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