American Health: Mysticism Goes Mainstream by
Father Andrew Greeley (January/February, 1987). Based upon a survey conducted by the
National Opinion Research Council (NORC), Father Greeley reports, "Nearly half of
American adults (42%) now believe they have been in contact with someone who has
died." And that 67% of widows have had contact with their deceased husband.
This article, excerpted in The Orlando Sentinel on
January 13, 1987, was given to us by Debra Davis, R.N., Hospice of Central Florida, who
did not know of our interest in this subject.
Bereavement Magazine: Awakened by an Angel by
Carolyn A. Gean (July/August, 1994). Carolyn learned on Christmas day, 1993 that her
21-year-old son, Anthony Botello, a LCPL in the U. S. Marine Corps, had been killed by a
sniper in Mogadishu, Somalia.
One night, several weeks or months later, Carolyn was
awakened when she felt someone sit on her bed at 2:00. She saw Anthony smiling and dressed
in camouflage fatigues as he said to her, "Mom, I'm okay. I told you I'd be
okay." before he left suddenly.
Bereavement Magazine: Matt's Butterfly
by Bob Pano (May/June, 1994). After his 18-year-old son, Matt, died very suddenly of
bacterial meningitis, Bob's daughter, Penny had a symbolic ADC with a monarch
butterfly, which landed and stayed on her fingers for nearly half an hour. Later, Penny
found a color photograph of a monarch which Matt had given her before he died and had
handwritten his name on the back of it. These two experiences have helped this bereaved
Bereavement Magazine: A Child of Wonder by
Lynne Stylianou-Jensen (September, 1993). After her 2-year-old daughter, Caryn, died of
cancer, Lynne and her family had a symbolic ADC. It involved a "special viewing"
of the aurora borealis directly above their home in Golden Valley, Minnesota, and Lynne
and her son, Chris, heard music too.
At the end of her article, Lynne quotes her friend and
longtime hospice worker, Patty Chapman, "The dead always come back to tell their
loved ones they are all right. They do it differently, depending on their own
personalities, but it's always in a way that can't be mistaken."
Body, Mind & Spirit: First Contact by
Bobby Mattingly (January/February, 1994). Bobby's brother, Gary, was shot and killed
while he was in the Marine Corps.
A month later, Bobby was closing his store for the night
when an armed robber demanded that he open the cash register. As he was planning to disarm
the robber, he heard Gary's voice loudly and clearly shout, "Stop!" It was
then Bobby noticed a second armed robber, an accomplice, was also in his store. This is an
excellent example of an ADC for protection.
Caring Concepts: A Coffee Break Newsletter for
Caring Persons is published by Centering Corporation, 1531 N. Saddle Creek Road,
Omaha, NE 68104. Their Autumn and Winter, 1992 issues contain many poignant symbolic ADCs.
Eckankar Journal: A Death That Changed My Life
by Rhonda Mattern (Volume 18, 1994) Being extremely upset when she learned that Sophie,
the mother of her former husband, had committed suicide, Rhonda entered a meditative state
and had a very pleasant and evidential ADC with her former mother-in-law.
Fate: A regular feature in this monthly magazine, My
Proof Of Survival, usually contains 4 or 5 letters from readers. A high percentage of
these firsthand accounts appear to be valid ADCs.
Fate: Contact With The Dead: A Common
Experience? by Julian Burton (April, 1982). Julian had an ADC with his mother that
inspired him to return to college at age 42 and obtain his doctorate in psychology. He
conducted ADC research for his dissertation and shares some of his findings in this
Guideposts: White Bird by Antoinette Bosco
(September, 1996). After her son, Peter, died by suicide due to mental illness, Antoinette
had a series of symbolic ADCs with cardinals that began on Easter Day. Because her grief
was so intense, she wanted more proof and asked God to send her a white bird as a sign
that her son was at peace. Though white birds are very rare in Connecticut, she saw one
exactly a month after Peter's death. And a few weeks later her daughter and grandson,
who live nearby, also apparently saw the same rare white bird.
Guideposts: This Christian family magazine is
published monthly. A regular feature, His Mysterious Ways, in the January, 1996
issue contains a report from Patti Bohlman, who lives in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. One night
in the winter of 1978, Patti heard her mother say, "Patti, get up!" This warned
her of a fire in her two-bedroom trailer that eventually burned to the ground after she
got out of it. Her mother had died in March of the previous year.
A series of five articles titled, Reaching
Beyond Reassurance for the Here and After ran from November, 1988 through
March, 1989. Two stories contain ADCs:
The Reassurance by Nancy L. Cole (January, 1989).
Nancy's troubled daughter, Amee, died from a toxic reaction to a prescribed drug at
age twenty-two. Later, when Nancy wanted a sign that Amee was in heaven, she had a
beautiful symbolic ADC that involved a sparrow.
When she went to place a small tail feather from the bird
in one of her daughter's journals, she found Amee had written, "I wish I was a
tiny sparrow sheltered in God's hand."
The Promise by Nikki McFaul (December, 1988).
Nikki's friend, Gloria Marshall, died of cancer on Christmas morning. That night
Nikki awake from sleep and felt a weight on the end of her bed. She also felt "a
peculiar warmth" in her room and knew Gloria was there.
In the morning, her six-year-old son, Colin, asked her
why Gloria (his Sunday school teacher) had been sitting on his bed smiling at him during
Ladies Home Journal: Remembering The Challenger
by Kathryn Casey (January, 1996). Connie Knapp was a close friend of astronaut Judy
Resnik, who died aboard the Challenger when it exploded shortly after being
launched on January 28, 1986. Connie states about her friend, "Just after she died, I
had this vision of Judy. She appeared to me with a big smile on her face."
Lutheran Woman's Quarterly: I Wanted
People to Show They Really Cared by Jerry Jonas (Summer, 1992). Jerry became a
bereaved mother when her only two sons, Leon Jr. and Wayne, were killed when their car was
hit by a tractor trailer. Shortly afterwards, she heard each of her boys speak to her:
"Mom, I'm all right." (Wayne) and "Mom, I'm home." (Leon,
MADDVOCATE: Published by Mothers Against
Drunk Driving. This May Sound Crazy
by Janice Lord (Spring, 1991). This
4-page article presents a good variety of ADCs in the section, Messages from Heaven,
along with other mystical experiences that Janice has collected from members of MADD.
Follow-up articles, More Mystical Experiences and Mystical
Experiences: More Parting Gifts
, are in the Winter, 1991 and Summer, 1992
McCalls: How Your Dreams Can Heal You by
Annie Gottlieb (July, 1994). Annie presents three dramatic ADC experiences, cites research
by Raymond A. Moody, Jr., M.D. and Melvin L. Morse, M.D., and gives a brief description of
"three schools of thought on dreams and visions of the dead:" the spiritualist
view, the psychological view, and the soul view.
Nursing: Coming Out Of The Dark by Linda
Houlberg, RN, BSN (February, 1992). Linda describes how she escorted her patient and
friend, Virginia, to the light, even before she learned of her death.
People: The Bee Gees Search For Life After
Disco by Cutler Durkee and Jonathan Cooper (August 7, 1989). Singer Andy Gibb died in
1988 at age 25 from a heart ailment. His three older brothers Barry, Maurice, and
Robin comprise the popular musical group, The Bee Gees.
Maurice heard Andy call out, "Hey Buddy!" a
phrase he often used while alive. Linda Gibb, Barry's wife, felt Andy's kiss and
saw him smiling at her.
People: The Drama Behind Mask by Michelle
Green and Dirk Mathison (March 18, 1985). Rocky Dennis was born with a very rare disease
which distorted his face and caused his death at age 16. His story inspired the Peter
Bogdanovich film, Mask, starring Cher and Eric Stoltz.
A year after his death, Rocky made a full appearance to
his mother, Rusty, and communicated with her briefly.
People: One Year Later, Jehan Sadat Reflects On
Her Loss And On Her Husband's Enduring Legacy by Mira Avrech (October 18, 1982).
Jehan Sadat is the widow of President Anwar Sadat of Egypt who was assassinated in 1981.
In this interview, she asserts that her deceased husband
returned, and she saw and touched him as he lay next to her in bed, smiling at her. She
also reports their son, Gamal, a 25-year-old chemical engineer, heard his father's
voice clearly and received a message from him that he is "...extremely happy and
Reader's Digest: Lucky Penny by Irene
Virag condensed from Newsday (November, 1988). Her grandmother taught
her how to find "a lucky penny" when she was a little girl. The first one was at
the cemetery where her grandfather was buried. She found her next penny six months later,
on the day of her grandmother's funeral.
Now Irene usually finds "pennies from Grandma"
when she's troubled or has an important decision to make. She's found thousands
of them, and every time she does, she thinks of her grandmother thus having a very
long series of symbolic ADCs.
Reader's Digest: I Still See Him
Everywhere by Richard Morsilli, with Jo Coudert (July, 1984). While walking near his
home in Warwick, RI, Todd Morsilli, age 13, was hit and killed by a drunk driver a
17-year-old girl who had been drinking since 10:00 am.
Todd's family had a symbolic ADC two days later when
a fox came to their home, stood on their patio, and stared at their kitchen window before
it slowly walked away. Later that day, they learned their son's name, Todd, means
Sharing & Healing: My Gift From God by
Nancy Owens (April-June, 1994). Nancy's 16-year-old son, Chad, died by suicide. Two
days after his death, Chad appeared to his mother in a sleep-state ADC saying, "Mom,
I'm so happy and it's so beautiful here
Don't blame yourself and
tell Dad not to blame himself."
About seven months later, on the anniversary of his
birthday, she felt her son's presence and heard him say, "Don't be sad,
Mom, I'm so happy."
Venture Inward: Our Consoling Visitor by
Judy Cosgrove (January/February, 1994). Judy's oldest son, Michael, struggled with
chemical imbalances and mental illness most of his life, and he died by suicide at age 24.
This article reports a full appearance with communication that Michael made to his younger
brother, Steven, and it contains Judy's conclusions about this lengthy ADC
Venture Inward: The Promise by Thomas S.
Gill (July/August, 1993). After his friend and mentor, John, died, Thomas saw him in a
brief vision. On the same day, the author's wife, Jennifer, also saw John, who held
her hand and spoke to her when she had an out-of-body experience.
The Cincinnati Enquirer: Lottery dream comes
through by Adam Weintraub (October 5, 1993). Teri Bonfield's friend, Tina Siegel,
died of cancer at age 24. When Tina appeared to Teri in a sleep-state ADC, she her gave
her a set of six numbers (10-15-16-17-18-42), which Teri later played in the Ohio Super
Lotto. Teri and three friends held the winning ticket and split the $20 million jackpot.
Deseret News: After-Death Communication by
Elaine Jarvik (Salt Lake City, UT, October 30, 1992) A review of our ADC research in
general, the twelve categories of ADC experiences, why they are real, and how they provide
evidence for life after death.
The Leader-Post: Communing with the dead by
George Bentley (Regina, SK, October 29, 1994) This article covers our after-death
communication research in general and includes the twelve categories of ADC experiences.
Much of this story is based upon the one in The Orlando Sentinel, Do the
dead 'communicate'? by Harry Wessel , June 30, 1992.
Miami Herald: Dream ticket Lotto winner:
Dead daughter told me to play (July 7, 1988). Michael Gabriele Sr.'s deceased
23-year-old daughter, Cheryl, came to him in a sleep-state ADC about a month after her
death in New Jersey. She said to him, "Why don't you play the numbers? I'd
like to bring you a little happiness."
When he awoke, he remembered that a New Jersey lottery
slip had been found in her car. He obtained those six numbers and bought one Florida Lotto
ticket on Saturday. That night he won the $10.5 million first prize.
The Orlando Sentinel: (March 18, 1995) A story
from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer relates that well-known singer, Carly Simon,
recorded a song she wrote, Like A River, as a tribute to her mother who died about
a year earlier. Apparently referring to a tactile ADC Carly experienced, her words state,
"Last night, I swear I could feel you / Moving through my room / And I thought you
touched my feet / I so want it to be true."
The Orlando Sentinel: Ann Landers (February
23, 1994) A reader in Florida reports she was sitting in the passenger seat of a car when
she saw the face of her niece, who died thirty-five years earlier. Her husband, who had
fallen asleep at the wheel, woke up and lost control of the car, which spun around but
wasn't hit by oncoming traffic. She believes her niece is their guardian angel who
protected them from being killed.
The Orlando Sentinel: Do the dead
'communicate'? by Harry Wessel (June 30, 1992). This balanced article
features our ADC research and includes accounts from several people we interviewed. It
also provides opposing explanations of such experiences.
This story was syndicated by Knight-Ridder News Service
and appeared in the following newspapers: Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, OH 7/11), The
Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ 8/9), Asbury Park Press (Asbury Park, NJ 7/26), Beaver
County Times (Beaver, PA 9/27), The Bradenton Herald (Bradenton, FL 8/19), Calgary
Herald (Calgary, AB 7/20), Citizen-Times (Asheville, NC 8/25), Daily Press (Newport
News, VA 7/17), Dayton Daily News (Dayton, OH 7/21), The Gazette (Montreal,
PQ 7/11), Journal Star (Peoria, IL 10/18), The Macon Telegraph (Macon, GA
8/16), The News Tribune (Tacoma, WA 8/3), The Post-Star (Glens Falls, NY
7/12), Press-Telegram (Long Beach, CA 7/19), The Record (Hackensack, NJ
7/14), St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, MO 7/22), The Spokesman-Review (Spokane,
WA 7/26), Sun Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale, FL 7/18), The Toronto Star (Toronto,
ON 7/10), and the Yakima Herald-Republic (Yakima, WA 10/25) and possibly in
additional newspapers in 1992 as well.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 'I Love You
Bye-Bye' by Kim Bell (on the front page, April 27, 1992). Five-year-old
Ashley Dile was the lone survivor of a two-car collision that killed seven people,
including her mother and 11-month-old brother, Daniel. Found unconscious and in a coma for
15 days, Ashley didn't know of their deaths.
According to her grandparents, shortly after she awoke
from her coma on Easter day, "Ashley turned her head to the hospital wall and, in a
soft voice, began talking with someone who wasn't there. She smiled, waved, and said,
"I love you, Mom. I love you, Daniel. Bye-bye."
St. Petersburg Times: 'Mom, I'm all
right' by Diane Mason (July 19, 1989). Diane attended the two workshops we
facilitated at the 12th annual national conference of The Compassionate Friends in Tampa,
Fl. She interviewed a number of the workshop participants and included a variety of their
ADC experiences in her long article.
The Seattle Times: Hearing from the
deceased by Elizabeth Rhodes (October 8, 1991). This article combines the research of
Bonnie Lindstrom, the director of 3 hospices in Tucson, Arizona, and our research. A
number of excellent ADCs are included.
This story was also syndicated by Knight-Ridder News
Service and appeared in The Hartford Courant (Hartford, CN 11/25), The Sacramento
Bee (Sacramento, CA 10/14), The Tampa Tribune (Tampa, FL 10/29), and The
Waterbury Republican-American (Waterbury, CN 10/17) and possibly in additional
newspapers in 1991 as well.
The Times: Supernatural events off the silver
screen by Larry Fricks (Gainesville, GA, December 16, 1990) A comparison of the
movies, Ghost and Always, with the real life ADC experiences of Fran
Ferguson after her daughter, Terry, was murdered. This article also refers to the research
of Dr. William Roll, Dr. Alan Wolfelt, and Bill Guggenheim.
The Toronto Star: Life-after-death encounter
should give doubters pause by Tom Harpur (March 17, 1991) A bereaved father hears his
daughter's voice and sees her on Christmas day, 1990, the day after she died of
injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Angels: The Mysterious Messengers with hostess
Patty Duke, NBC (May 24, 1994) Though this program was primarily about angels, a couple of
accounts included ADCs. One involved 15-year-old Tara Moore who died in an automobile
accident. She later appeared to her grandmother, Helen Souter, who was very worried one
evening about her family members when they were late returning home from a trip. Tara said
to her, "I just came to walk you through this. They will be home." They returned
safely a short while later, just as Tara had assured her.
Beyond and Back is a 1978 documentary which offers
numerous forms of evidence of life after death by providing recreations of near-death
experiences and other spiritual phenomena. It contains three instances of people seeing
the soul leave the body of their loved one who was dying, including an account of the
famous author of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, who saw the soul leave the body
of her dying sister.
A Current Affair with hosts Penny Daniels and
Steve Dunleavy, syndicated (February 28, 1995). Segment: Heaven Sent. Michael
Landon's eldest daughter, Cheryl Landon, reported that her deceased father speaks to
her during her dreams and turned a light on in the middle of the night. He also guided her
to walk along a road in Central Park and led her to find a long-stem red rose near the
base of a fountain that has a statue of Michael the Archangel.
Phil Donahue Show syndicated (April 1,
1994) Topic: Do You Believe In Angels? While driving rapidly on a four-lane
road, June Procopio heard her two deceased sons, her "guardian angels," in the
back seat of her car say, "Hey, Mom! Slow down and watch the sunset!" She
applied her brakes quickly and stopped at a red light. The car next to her continued
through the light and had a serious head-on accident. She also saw her sons in her
Scott Degenhardt reported his father made an appearance
to him, before he learned of his death, just after her died of cancer.
Eye On Tampa Bay with hostess Kathy Fountain on
WTVT, Channel 13, Tampa, FL (May 4, 1992). Topic: After-Death Communications with
Linda Georgian, Judy Guggenheim, Bill Guggenheim, and a live studio audience. We believe
this is the first television program in Florida that was devoted primarily to ADCs.
From the Files of 'Unsolved Mysteries:' Voice
from the Grave on NBC (April 22, 1996) Rene Perkins (Megan Ward), had a series of very
unusual ADCs with her deceased female coworker, Terry Deveroux (Kim Dickens), who had died
in what was believed to have been an accidental fire. Terry stated that she had actually
been murdered, and she supplied enough information about the man who had robbed and killed
her first, before he set the fire, that the police were able to charge him with the crime.
This teleplay was based upon an actual murder that had been committed in Chicago.
Good Day! with hostess Rebecca Randall on WOFL,
Channel 35, Orlando, FL (November 13, 1992). Topic: After-Death Communications with
Judy Guggenheim and Bill Guggenheim.
Impact with hostess Carolyn Fennell on WOFL,
Channel 35, Orlando, FL (July 11 & 12, 1992; July 18 & 19, 1992). Topic: After-Death
Communications with Judy Guggenheim and Bill Guggenheim. Two back-to-back shows on our
Miracles and Other Wonders CBS, hosted by Darren
McGavin (June 5, 1992). In the first of several true accounts, Janet is a financially
strapped young widow after her husband, Robert, is killed in an auto crash by a drunk
driver. She receives a written message from Robert through their 4-year-old son, Teddy,
who can neither read nor write. Janet is guided to a safe deposit box where she finds $925
in cash and a life insurance policy that will pay her $200,000.
Northwest Afternoon with hosts Elisa Jaffe and
Dick Foley on KOMO, Channel 4, Seattle, WA (April 19, 1993). Topic: After-Death
Communication with three ADC experiencers, Judy Guggenheim (by telephone), and a live
Northwest Afternoon with hosts Dana Middleton and
Dick Foley on KOMO, Channel 4, Seattle, WA (May 10, 1989). Topic: After-Death
Communication with two ADC experiencers, Bill Guggenheim (by telephone), and a live
The Other Side with host Dr. Will Miller,
syndicated (December 16, 1994) Featuring Melvin Morse, M.D. and his latest book, Parting
Visions. Hospice nurse Sumner described an external ADC vision she saw of her
8-year-old patient, Matthew Fisher, after he died of heart defects. While driving home in
her car shortly after Matt's death, she saw him dressed in radiant white clothes as
he was holding the hand of a man who was possibly Jesus. Matt spoke to her by telepathy
and said, "I'm all right now. It's okay, I'm all right."
Patti Eggleston described seeing her deceased husband,
John, who helped her rescue their two young sons when their car plunged into an icy river,
and reported later seeing him sitting on a couch in her home and communicating with him by
telepathy (see longer version of this account on Unsolved Mysteries, May 4, 1994).
Roxanne Sumners reported waking up at night and seeing
the face of her grandmother which was surrounded by light. Her grandmother, who lived
1,000 miles away said, "I'm tired. It hurts too much. I have to go now. I will
always be here when you need me." Roxanne learned two days later that her grandmother
had died at about the same time she had this ADC experience.
The Other Side with host Dr. Will Miller,
syndicated (November 25, 1994) Topic: Communicating With The Dead. Alicia
Killebrew reported she saw and communicated with her deceased grandmother who climbed into
her bed and hugged her. When Suzanne Cole was 14 years old, she asked her recently
deceased grandfather for a sign and the bulb in the lamp on her dresser immediately burned
out which frightened her, but two weeks later he began coming to her in a series of loving
sleep-state ADCs. Lily Vickson stated she received an ADC phone call on her birthday 3
months her father died; he said, "Happy Birthday, Baby. I love you." and the
telephone went dead. The night before Sandy Fincher had breast surgery for cancer, her
mother came to her in a sleep-state ADC 18 years after she died and assured her,
"You'll be all right. Quit worrying!"
Rolonda syndicated (July 24, 1996) Topic: Communicating
With The Dead. Anne Puryear, author of Stephen Lives!, and Shirley Enebrad
recounted after-death communications with their deceased sons, and four other guests and
several members of the audience discussed ADCs they have had. Anne and a psychic, Char,
described ways of preparing to have an ADC, and Rolonda repeatedly mentioned an experience
she had had with her deceased Aunt Flo.
Sally Jessy Raphael syndicated (December 1, 1989)
Topic: I Was Too Young To Lose My Wife. This show featured 4 young
widowers. One of them, Bill Rosenberg, described a symbolic ADC.
As the casket containing the body of his wife, Julie, was
being lowered into the ground at the cemetery, a huge yellow butterfly flew up from the
bottom of the grave. It flew over to Bill, then passed by several other family members.
Each of them felt uplifted by their special experience.
The Shirley Show with host Shirley Solomon,
syndicated (February 18, 1994) Topic: Re-Uniting With Your Dead Loved Ones.
Several people on the panel Scott Degenhardt, Paulette Ensign, Laurie
O'Donohue, and Carol Poole describe a variety of ADC experiences they've
had with their deceased family members. The primary guests were Raymond A. Moody, Jr.,
M.D. who spoke about his new book, Reunions, and Dianne Arcangel.
Sightings with host Tim White, syndicated (week of
November 28, 1994) Segment: Messages From Stephen with Anne Puryear, her two
daughters, and Bill Guggenheim. Anne speaks of receiving extensive messages from her
15-year-old son, Stephen, who committed suicide 20 years ago that she wrote about in her
book, Stephen Lives! Stephen's two sisters recount ADCs they had with him, and
Bill comments on after-death communications in general.
Sightings with host Tim White, syndicated (week of
September 19, 1994) Segment: Schoolroom Angel. David and Doris Young held
153 children and teachers hostage for ransom at Cokeville Elementary School, Cokeville,
Wyoming in 1987. Several children reported feeling peace and comfort as they were being
protected by their "guardian angels" when a bomb detonated that killed only the
Youngs. These included 7-year-old Katie Walker who identified her maternal grandmother who
had died 13 years earlier and Nathan Hartley who stated he had been protected by his Great
Grandmother Elliott who had died in 1983.
Speak Out with host Al Rantel on WLRN, Channel 17,
Miami, FL (February 14, 1991). Topic: Life After Death with John Audette, Dr.
Alexander Bannatyne, Dr. Jack Kapchan, Bill Guggenheim, and a live studio audience. This
was a one-hour discussion of near-death experiences, regression therapy, ADCs, and other
evidence for survival beyond physical death.
Town Meeting with host Ken Schram on KOMO, Channel
4, Seattle, WA (March 1, 1992). Topic: After Death Communication with Gerri Haynes,
Barbara Howard, Bill Guggenheim, and a live studio audience. We believe this is the first
1-hour television program aired anywhere that was devoted exclusively to
Unsolved Mysteries NBC, hosted by Robert Stack
(December 9, 1994) Frank and Teresa Wilson had been married 34 years before he died of a
heart attack at age 59 in 1960. One of their seven children, Margaret Loch, planned a
surprise party for her mother's 80th birthday in 1982, and began
organizing a "memory book" which would contain letters from Frank and
Teresa's seven children and their many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
One night, Margaret awoke and saw her deceased father
standing in her bedroom, twenty-two years after his death. He dictated a love letter to
his beloved wife, who he alone had ever called "Tress," and his daughter wrote
it down verbatim. Part of the letter reads: "I love you more as each day brings us
closer together. Stay a while though, I'll wait forever
Sweetheart." When she received the book of letters at her birthday party, Teresa
recognized the evidential words Frank had used, though Margaret didn't know they
contained special meaning.
Unsolved Mysteries NBC, hosted by Robert Stack
(May 4, 1994). Segment: After-death Visits. Patti Eggleston and her two sons
survived an automobile accident on January 28, 1989, though her husband, John, was killed.
Patti later felt John's presence in her bed numerous times. Eventually he made a full
appearance to her and they communicated by telepathy. He continued to contact her for
nearly a year, until she regained her strength and could carry on without him.
On April 14, 1984, Paige Roark was hit and killed by a
drunk driver when she was 18 years old. Her mother, Cynthia, was out jogging two days
later when she heard (and possibly saw) Paige say, "I'm okay, Mom
I'm with the Lord and I'm okay." Paige also made a full appearance to her
grandmother, Dorothy Sterling, and they had a brief two-way conversation.
Researcher Melvin Morse, M.D. stated that he believes
death-related visions and post-death visitations are real, and are not merely
CHQR: QR 77 Talk Radio with Terry Moore, in
Calgary, Alberta (July 30, 1992) With Bill Guggenheim and telephone calls from listeners.
KING: The Andee Beck Show in Seattle,
Washington (August 8, 1992) With Bill Guggenheim and telephone calls from listeners.
KIRO: Midday with Jim French in Seattle,
Washington (August 3, 1992) With Bill Guggenheim and telephone calls from listeners.
KTKK: Midday With Mills with Mills
Crenshaw in Salt Lake City, Utah (October 17, 1989) With Bill Guggenheim and
telephone calls from listeners.
WCTC: The Liz Maita Show in New Brunswick,
New Jersey (July 31, 1992) With Bill Guggenheim and telephone calls from listeners.
WOMX: Central Florida Focus with Erica Lee
in Winter Park, Florida (August 23, 1992) An interview of Judy Guggenheim and Bill
WPRO-FM The Rocky Allen Show in Providence,
Rhode Island (September 23, 1992) An interview of Bill Guggenheim.
Christ Church Unity, Orlando, Florida. The Sunday
program of August 25, 1996 contains a section called "Unity Heartlight" that
featured Sarah Bilderbeck, a member of the church, who reported: "I had a spiritual
experience as I was making my bed one morning, after my sister had died 24 hours before.
We would make our beds together. I did not see her or hear her, but there was a warm
chuckle in the room which became a joyful laughter. I felt like I was communing with her.
She must have picked up on my thoughts at that particular time. A warm and wonderful
feeling came over me."
Zellwood United Methodist Church, Zellwood,
Florida. To our knowledge, the first sermon based upon ADC experiences was delivered by
the guest speaker, Rev Dwight Dogget, on September 15, 1996. During his talk, "Hello
From Heaven or I married an Angel," he spoke of the ADCs he had had with his deceased
wife, Treva, who died of cancer after they had been married 50 years. She appeared to him
looking healed and whole, in the prime of her life, and he heard her speak to him on two