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Now if I’m not feeling too well and wake up, I always check whether anybody is at the bottom of my bed

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021441

Type of spiritual experience

A description of the experience

The Art of Dying – Drs Peter and Elizabeth Fenwick

We had met at my son's house in August a few years ago, because there was to be a small family gathering as it was my granddaughter's birthday. My sister and I were talking (she was 17 years older than me) and she told me that our mother and father had visited her again. They had stood at the bottom of her bed and smiled at her. She was talking to them but they were not answering her - just smiling. My mother had died in 1953 and my father in 1998.

I was quite upset at the time, because I wondered why they had not come to see me! Her son confirmed this because he said he could hear her talking and thought she was dreaming. This had happened to her before. About a month later, she died. Now if I’m not feeling too well and wake up in the middle of the night, I always check whether anybody is at the bottom of my bed.

 

The source of the experience

Ordinary person

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Observation contributed by: Francis Keeble