Dr Robert Crookall - More Astral projections – Mrs Gray, of the Cape, South Africa has an OBE to see her dying sister
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Dr Robert Crookall - More Astral projections
Case No. 166-Mrs Q. Gray
Mrs Gray, of the Cape, South Africa, sent the following (in litt., Oct.24 1961):
Several years ago I had a sister in the last stages of tuberculosis. She lived with my parents in Kimberley. I was married to a farmer in the Transvaal. On the morning of May 24th of that year I overslept. I found myself in my sister's room.
Her bed had been pulled right into the middle of the room, and I was surprised to see her lying on her right side, almost on her face, with her left arm dangling over the side of the bed. This surprised me because she had no right lung and found it painful to lie on that side. I knelt beside her and held her dangling hand. Her eyes opened and she smiled and said, 'Oh Bet., I'm glad you’ve come! I've been so frightened! I'm dying!’
‘There is nothing to be afraid of,' I said. ... She smiled again and snuggled into her pillow and said, sleepily, 'Thank you, I know you are right, I am so tired and not afraid any more.'
I woke up then with the knowledge that my sister had just died.
Two days later we heard that she had died on May 24th at 7 a.m .I later questioned my mother and I learned that Lilla's bed had been put in the middle of the room for ease of nursing and that when they found her body that morning it was lying on the right side, almost on the face, with the left arm dangling over the side of the bed."
Mrs Gray concluded her account as follows: "These occurrences have convinced me, beyond all doubt, that my body is just the animal I use to go about this world on-in-and that I myself am a completely separate entity from it."