I can only imagine being close enough to the “other side” and seeing my beloved animals. As a near-death experience survivor at 10 years old and 17 years old, I was slowly moving toward the most brilliant, beautiful swirling multi-color, almost neon-like lights. The love, and peace of protection wrapped around “me” was undescribable! I was aware of what was in that realm awaiting me, and I began to “feel” animals presence. I would see my precious animals too, and was so thrilled!
But, my attention was immediate brought to the “telepathic words” of a male presence behind and to the right of me that I was not allowed to “see.” During this 17-year old’s experience, I was “told” that “it was not my time” and my “unseen escort”described many things I had yet to do. The most strongly expressed “things” were that I would have two sons and a daughter and to teach them about “His Divine Love” and then cautioning my children and grandchildren about “driving too fast.” I didn’t want to go back. I was sure my animals would be there too. I have that much faith in a “Rainbow Bridge,” since childhood and today.
Since that time, the things that were predestined did occur exactly as told during my near-death experience. Much more happened in my NDE, but I never reached the “Rainbow Bridge.” I was still not sure of what actually happened to me.
At 24 years old, walking through a bookstore, a book fell off the shelf at my feet! Amazingly, the book was “Life After Life” by Dr. Raymond Moody, the father of coining the term and bringing awareness through research and writings of “the near-death experience.”
Dr. PMH Atwater – a correspondence interview:
I began to read more and more books from more authors and award-winning, world-wide pioneers to confirm even more my experience to this surreal world beyond. Another one of those first pioneers and authors was Dr. PMH Atwater. She is a renowned author, lecturer and researcher in the study and awareness of near-death experiences. There was an experience from my copy of Dr. PMH Atwater’s “Beyond the Light,” which had references to the “Rainbow Bridge.”
I had the pleasure of corresponding with Dr. Atwater about the topic of animal souls. Could there be a Rainbow Bridge?
Dr. P. M. H. Atwater, quotes, “I found that both adults and children occasionally report being greeted on ‘The Other Side’ by animals, especially if favored pets have previously died. But, it is the children who describe an animal heaven, some even insisting that they must go through it before they can reach the heaven where people are. Adult cases can be equally compelling.”
As Dr. Atwater recalls a near-death experience of Bryce Bond, a friend and famous New York City media personality turned parapsychologist, as he shared his near-death experience with her several years before Bryce’s actual passing.
Dr. Atwater shares Bryce Bond’s story of what happened to him. “He (Bond) once collapsed after a violent allergic reaction to pine nuts and was rushed to a hospital. He remembered suddenly passing through a long tunnel toward a brilliant light, and then said ‘I hear a bark, and racing toward me is a dog I once had, a black poodle named Pepe. When I see him, I feel an emotional floodgate open. Tears fill my eyes. He jumps into my arms, licking my face. As I hold him, he is real, more real than I had ever experienced him. I can smell him, feel him, hear his breathing and sense his great joy at being with me again.”
Bryce continues,, “I put my dog on the ground, and step forward to embrace my stepfather, when a very strong voice is heard in my consciousness. ‘Not yet.’, it says. I scream out, why? Then this inner voice says, what have you learned, and whom have you helped? I am dumb-founded. The voice seems to be from without as well as within. Everything stops for a moment. I have to think of what was asked of me. I cannot answer what I have learned, but I can answer whom I have helped.
“I feel the presence of my dog around me as I ponder those two questions. Then, I hear barking, and other dogs appear – dogs I once had. As I stand there for what seems to be an eternity. I want to embrace and be absorbed and merge. I want to stay. The sensation of not wanting to come back is overwhelming.” said Mr. Bond.
Dr. Atwater continues, “Bryce was also greeted by all of his relatives who had passed on before him. He experienced these loved ones as somewhat younger in form and face than when he had last seen them, healthier and happier. He remembered racing backward through the same tunnel he had entered, when it was time to leave. He revived in time to witness a hypodermic needle being plunged into his arm. Bryce said, ‘I heard a voice say,, welcome back. I never asked who said that nor did I care. I was told by the doctor that I had been dead for over ten minutes.”
P. M. H. Atwater, having begun her work in 1978, is one of the original researchers in the field of near-death studies. She has published numerous books on her findings. Atwater also conducted the first major study of the so-called Indigo children, published as “Beyond the Indigo Children” in 2005. On divination, she authored three books on “Goddess Runes.” For a complete biographical listing and information on how to obtain her books, DVDs and lectures, please visit her website http://pmhatwater.hypermart.net/
Dr. Atwater’s book; “Near Death Experiences: the Rest of the Story”, contains decades of research and digs deeper than many other books on near-death experiences. Her latest book: “Children of the Fifth World”, will shock and surprise everyone. It is so relevant as it takes us beyond all these exaggerated labels of indigo, crystal, star seed, and so forth, and takes a real look at what is really happening now with the human family, our new kids, genetics, timelines, and the great shifting.
Dr. PMH Atwater has written ten books on her findings, Her tenth book – “Children of the Fifth World,” is the final wrap-up of her theory about brain shift/spirit shift, straight talk about transformations of consciousness and the future of the human race. Some of her findings have been verified in clinical studies, among them the prospective study done in Holland and published in “Lancet” medical journal (12-15-01). Her “The Big Book of Near-Death Experiences”, brings the entire field up-to-date and was featured in an online version of “Newsweek Magazine.” In 2005, she was awarded the Outstanding Service Award from the International Association of Near-Death Studies (IANDS), and continues to receive honors and awards, such as:
The Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists (NATH).
The Nancy E. Bush Award for Literary Excellence (IANDS) – 2010
The Lifetime Achievement and Special Services Award (IANDS) – 2010
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