Scottish out of body
Type of Spiritual Experience
This appears to make no sense until you realise that when you go out of body you also enter a realm of no time, as such numerous things can happen in what amounts to an extremely short space of earth 'time'. Her husband clearly thought she had died and he had lost her, but she recovered rather miraculously
A description of the experience
from The Secret Commonwalth of Elves, Faunes and Fairies by the Reverend Robert Kirk 1691
the first whereof shall be of the Woman taken out of her childbed and having lingering image of her substituted bodie in her roome, which resemblance decay'd dy'd and was bur'd
But the person stollen returning to her husband after 2 years space he being convinced by many undenyable tokens she was his wife, admitted her home and had diverse children by her.
Among other reports she gave her husband, she said she perceived little what they did in the spacious house she lodgd in untill she anointed one of her eyes with a certain unction that was by her; which they perceaving to have acquainted her with their actions, they fain'd her blind of that eye with a puff of their breath.
She found the place full of Light, without any fountain or lamp from whence it did spring.