Dr Robert Crookall - More Astral projections – C. K. Jenkins of 29 Spilman Street, Carmarthen has an OBE
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Dr Robert Crookall - More Astral projections
Case No. 376 - C. K. Jenkins of 29 Spilman Street, Carmarthen, sent the following to the Daily Sketch (Oct. 10, 1960):
Ypres, 1917. Body blasted from me so swiftly that was unaware of its falling. Went on without it. Felt vitally alive and free. ...
After some while, felt the urge to go home and arrived in time to see my mother collapse on the stairs. Saw glass bowl she was carrying tumble down the staircase and heard it ring like a bell as it rolled across the tiled floor. Then I realized I had lost my earthly body and must go back.
In 1919, slowly fading out after poison gas-only months left-heart about done, body skin and bones. Lying so still they thought I slept, so I heard my mother whispering to her sister (the day the mystery-illness struck me it was, mind):
'We never let him know. Four doctors they had to me, but they could not understand, not one of them. When I collapsed the bowl must have rolled downstairs. Muriel heard it ringing over the tiles and came running to see what was wrong, and found me, a bundle on the stairs. I was ill for weeks. But that bowl! Not a scratch on it-just like it was given on our wedding day!'
"Then I remember I did know I had been there when it happened. As I realized that my body was not really ME but only a 'cloak' or 'skin' that I wore-that the Universe is Spiritual and 'I' a Spirit-thing happened to me. My earth-mind might believe the shrapnel and poison-gas had power to kill, but the Real Me knew that 'The Spirit alone is Life ."
The source of the experienceOrdinary person
Concepts, symbols and science items
Activities and commonsteps
OverloadsBeing badly wounded
Blasting bombing and explosions
Inhaling volatiles and gases