When I was about 9 years old, my older brother and his friend were trying to make me faint. They had me stand against a wall while they simultaneously pressed on my heart and choked me. I heard them saying how it wasn’t working on me. But around that time, I left my body and … Read more
I am an asthmatic and was having a really bad attack. I was an undergraduate at the time and went to the health center for treatment. From there, I was transferred to hospital. My breathing became increasingly labored. By the time I arrived at the hospital, I was turning blue. I was fighting for each … Read more
I was with my paternal grandmother, who had died ten years before I was born. I felt so much love and so safe. I was SO disappointed when I came back into my body.
I remember clearly looking down and seeing everyone talking loudly and scurrying around. Then I was aware that I was fine, actually better than fine. My first thought was that I felt no pain anywhere. I wondered: how is this possible? I realized time was not time to what I was accustomed. Rather, time seemed … Read more