Bear with me while I continue exploring my recent Near Death Experience. (NDE) This was a life changing event and something I will carry with me for the duration of this my latest incarnation.  Today, I want to discuss what I learned from my NDE. This column arises the same way last week’s did:
From a question someone asked me:
Did you get any insights into the purpose of humanity during your episode?

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I’m going to move around the periphery of that question and hopefully be able to satisfy the person who asked.

I wasn’t in the waiting room long enough to gain any insight into the  purpose for ALL humanity. I can only discuss my own personal experience:

Nothing other than when we pass, we don’t disappear into a permanent void.

Our consciousness remains. Our bodies may deteriorate but our “essence” lives on, just like when a hermit crab moves from one shell to another, our souls move from one “shell” to another when our bodies can no longer sustain us.

Love and positive energy is everywhere in that other place.

As a way of TRYING to tie this into the initial question about the purpose of humanity in general, l can only say that no one should fear being dead. Because death doesn’t exist. My own NDE has proven that to me.

Actually experiencing an NDE myself has given me more peace. I’ve ALWAYS had faith that there was something beyond, but being in that place, feeling it with every fiber of my being is completely different.  Being there and returning proved to me beyond doubt that we do survive our mortal shells. So that’s what I would say is the BROAD insight I took away from my NDE; that we shouldn’t fear we go once we shed our shells. For as I’m so fond of saying:

We are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Kind of ironic that I went through this myself after having Taking Off A Coat, a book published in November on this very topic.

Be Happy!  Be Well! Be Positive!
Blessings to you.


Once you realize that life is eternal,
That our souls our eternal,
That we return to light and physical over and over;

We then lose all our distress
We then lose all our fear of dying.  For there truly is no end.

4 thoughts on “What I Learned

  1. Marge Cohen

    Thank you so very much for this, Chris! Gordon is in the hospital now. Hopefully, he will be okay, BUT…your e-mail was a great gift to me.

  2. Roy A Ackerman, PhD, EA

    The only regret is to leave friends and family behind…

  3. Martha J Orlando

    Chris, I’m not sure if you’re aware that Danny’s mom passed on February 20. I have no doubt at all that her soul is living on in tranquility and peace. Thank you for this post today, my friend.

  4. lynette

    I lost my two dearest friends in May last year. Because I am lucky enough to have another close friend who is a gifted medium, I had a front row seat to what happens when we allegedly die.

    When Brenda took her last breath, I told the others present “she’s gone,” and at that same instant, Brenda had popped in on Suzanne Giesemann, a stunning evidential medium. Brenda’s body and I were in Phoenix. Suzanne was in Flagstaff. Brenda told her, “Lynette just said I’m gone, but I’m not! I’m right there. I just kissed each one of them on the head!”

    I have to (gently) disagree with Roy, because all of the evidence I’ve been shown is that they’re not leaving us behind. We “lose” them in the sense of the loss of physical presence. We can’t (usually) see them, but wow! I’ve had some seriously stunning experiences of feeling them. They have a clear view of us and they now know the truth ~ that we can’t die, that there’s only one of us here, and there is no real separation.

    It’s the meat suit: that’s the veil we always hear about. It acts as an insulator, like we’ve been stuffed into a sock, lol. But once shed? OMG. Magic.

    You were lucky enough to experience that with your NDE. I’ve experienced it with several STEs. I collect stories of people who can report back from the “other side,” though in reality there’s no other side, just here, just now, all of it.

    I am so, so grateful to know what I know now. Thank you for continuing to share your insights from this magical experience. We can heal the world, one story at a time.

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