Near-Death Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 11
Near-Death Newsletter Vol.1,
No.11 November 01, 2002
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In this issue
* NDEs in the news
* The Forum
* What's new
* NDE discussion
* From the webmaster
* Upcoming events
* New NDE TV listings
* New NDE books
* New NDE web links
* Odds and ends
* Subscribe instructions
NDEs in the News
*** New TV series about a man who had a near-death experience
Actor Matthew Fox returned to series television as Private Investigator
Frank Taylor in the new supernatural UPN series "Haunted." A
near-death experience results in his being haunted by lost souls from
beyond the grave who help him to solve his cases.
*** Near-death experiencer is able communicate with the dead
Local ghost hunter dares to make contact with things that go bump
in the night. He has had this ability since a near-death experience in
1976, when he was run over on his motorcycle by a pickup truck.
*** Doctor observes that near-death experience do better
People who suffer near-death occurrences and report out of body
experiences do quite well in their disease processes. It makes believers
out of them.
*** Professor describes near-death experience of Oliver Wendell Holmes
Holmes surrendered to the forces around him and was quoted as saying
that life and death is "like a leap into darkness".
*** Did David Hasselhof of Baywatch have a near-death experience?
Hasselhof's battle with the bottle culminates in a brush with death that
changes his life, causing him to defeat his alcoholic demons.
*** Skip Church's NDE
A severe case of gastroenteritis sent him floating free of his body
and he realizes the heaven and hell thing is nonsense.
*** Melanie's NDE
An NDE as an adult, led her to remember an NDE she had as
a child while having a cardiac arrest.
*** Wayne Wilson's (aka Light Lizard) NDE
During a fight with another man, he fell and hit his head on a container
which resulted in his NDE.
*** Linda's NDE
While having a baby, she has an NDE and experiences the
*** A suicide NDE
After taking a full bottle of sleeping pills, he has an NDE and finds
himself at the brink of hell. After being revived, he becomes a
*** Roger Steinbronn's NDE
Roger has an NDE as a result of a drowning incident and learns
some very valuable lessons about love.
*** An LSD NDE
This anonymous person had an NDE as a result of an overdose of
heroin. He experiences the love of God who tells him that drugs
is not the way.
*** Mr. Thermal's NDE
After being struck by lightening, he has an NDE where he sees
himself above his body which was smoking.
*** Email your NDE to me for possible inclusion in the Forum
webmaster@... or post your NDE at
*** Randy Gehling's NDE
When he was a 10-year-old boy, Randy was hit by a car while on
his bicycle. He travels to heaven with his guardian angel.
*** NDE Contacts
This page has been updated with the latest contact information of
NDErs and NDE researchers.
*** NDE discussions
New topics dealing with the NDE and answers to questions concerning
the NDE are profiled here.
*** NDE newsletters
All the past monthly NDE newsletters from this site can be found here.
*** The Forum
This web page contains new NDEs emailed to me. Email yours to me.
*** Can eternal bliss become blissed-out?:
All these experiences involving incredible bliss sounds great;
but won't there be a time when this will be boring? Everyone
floating around with big smiles on their faces all the time.
From the webmaster
*** The Silver Cord: What is it?
NDErs give a lot of information about the "silver cord" that connects
the physical body with the spirit body. Why do people report differing
areas on the physical body where the cord is connected? Why do
people's spirits leave from different parts of their body? Is there a
connection between all these and the spiritual centers of the body?
Is there a connection with all this and the various levels of the afterlife?
*** IANDS support groups - Locate a support group nearest you for
meeting times and events.
*** Dr. Raymond Moody's Speaking Schedule
*** Ned Dougherty's Speaking Schedule
*** PMH Atwater's Speaking Schedule
*** Betty Eadie's Speaking Schedule
*** Dr. Jeff Long's Media Events Schedule
*** Dannion Brinkley's Speaking Schedule
*** Rev. Kenneth Hagin's Speaking Schedule
*** Edgar Cayce Research Organization Events
*** Center for Frontier Sciences Meetings
*** Bruce Moen's OBE Workshop Schedule
*** November 14-16, 2002 - Making Sense of Dying and Death
Conference, Rome, Italy
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project aims to
create a forum for examining the links between living and dying,
and some of the contradictions and paradoxes which arise that we
appear to accept without question.
*** January 8-10, 2003 - IANDS North American Conference
"Healing and the NDE" - Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii
Our aim is to reach out to health-care professionals of all types:
doctors; nurses; psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental
health counselors; hospice workers; energy healers, etc.
*** If you know of any events involving the NDE, please email me
the information at webmaster@...
New NDE TV listings
(Check your local TV listings for the correct time nearest you.)
*** Thru November - Dragonfly - Movie - Kevin Costner stars
in this 2002 thriller about a doctor who claims to hear the voice
of her deceased wife through sick children who have a near-death
*** Thru November - Heaven Sent - Movie - A young punk (Vincent
Kartheiser) has a change of heart after a near-death experience
puts him in touch with a friendly angel.
*** November 20 - What Dreams May Come - Movie - SciFi Channel
Dr. Nielsen (Robin Williams) dies and journeys to the netherworld but
finds out his wife (Annabella Sciorra) had committed suicide. Dr. Nielsen
decides to leave paradise and rescue his wife in hell.
*** November 1,4,7,10 - Defending Your Life - Movie - A man and
woman find love in an afterlife way station where fates are determined.
Based on actual metaphysical data.
*** November 1, 6, 12 - Sightings - SciFi Channel - A man searches
for his son from an alleged past life; near-death experiences; a house
believed to be haunted.
*** For television series featuring the paranormal (including NDEs)
*** NDE TV listings
TV listings in this section of the newsletter span from Nov.
1 through Nov. 15. After Nov. 15, search the cable listings
for TV listings from Nov. 16 through Nov. 31. A search using
the keywords "death" and/or "near-death" will give you the
TV listings about the NDE.
New NDE books
*** Embraced by the Light: Personal Triumphs over Loss and Grief
by Betty J. Eadie
Betty's 4th book addresses issues that including: learning how to love,
coping with loss, overcoming fear, physical, emotional and spiritual
healing, positive and negative energy, the ripple effect of our thoughts,
words and acts
*** Life After Death: A Study of the Afterlife in World Religions
by Farnaz Masumian, Farnaz Ma'sumian
The author concludes that the most plausible explanation for NDE's is
that they are, "universally available mystical experiences". The final
chapter, "Religion and the NDE Phenomenon", is an excellent
integration of the NDE into the literature of the world's religions.
*** Visions of God from the Near-Death Experience
by Ken R. Vincent
First-hand accounts of near-death experiencers which Dr. Raymond
Moody stated is, "a fine, useful, and enlightening volume." Elisabeth
Kubler-Ross says, "Visions is wonderful. I love it very much."
New NDE web links
*** Induced ADC's (After-death communications)
Psychotherapists today are consistently helping grieving survivors
feel a reconnection with someone who has passed away, resulting
in rapid, permanent resolution of their grief.
*** Passages Through Time website
Past life and afterlife regressions to discover your soul's purpose.
Inspired by the teachings of our mentors, Dr. Brian Weiss and
Dr. Michael Newton
*** Dr. Martin Brofman's NDE website
Dr. Brofman describes his NDE and provides a system of healing,
now taught around the world. Dr. Brofman is the founder and
director of the World Institute of Technologies for Healing.
*** Global Perspective website
This website gives the Baha'i perspective of the afterlife and
provides information of Reinee Pasarow's NDE.
*** Bob Manrodt's NDE website
Bob describes his NDE in Tibetan Buddhist terms and tells of
his difficult adjustment after his NDE.
*** Spirituality and the Brain website
How understanding the brain helps us understand life after death,
visions of God, romantic love, enlightenment, deja vu, out-of-body
experiences and more.
*** Past Forward: Inspirational Quotes on Reincarnation
Their claim is that they have everything you always wanted to
know about reincarnation. They sure have a lot.
*** If you know of any new NDE website or web article you would
like to see profiled, email me the address of the website. Thanks!
Odds and ends
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