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Face to Face With God Dream or Something Heavenly?

Updated on October 14, 2015
God and psychic experiences
God and psychic experiences

For everybody who knows me, they will know that I am a psychic skeptic, with a dash of scientific proof added in.

I try to analyse every single psychic experience by checking off a list of yes's no's and maybe's.

But sometimes you just have to take it like it is. And see that actually something special really did happen that night.

For some reason I got helped by the higher power, God, call it what you will. Or maybe it was just a dream. Who knows? One thing I do know is that it healed me that night. And that's what matters.

Feeling Poorly.

I was so ill. I had always been a sickly child but this time my bronchitis has got me in its grip and I just couldn't shake it off. I started to sweat, my breath was coming in stuttering dribs and drabs and I felt like I had been hit by a truck.

This had gone on for a few days and my mother was getting really worried by this time. She was planning on getting me into hospital if I wasn't a bit better by the next day. She had cause to worry, because when I was eight years old I nearly died. I had bronchitis and by the time I was rushed to hospital I had a collapsed lung.

I was in the Ward for nearly six weeks. To this day I couldn't listen to Mary Hopkins song, Those were the Days, without thinking of that time.

Small wooden house.
Small wooden house.

Into The Dream.

This particular night, exhaustion took me, and I fell asleep as though someone had drugged me.

The second my eyes closed I was out. And even before I realised I was asleep I found myself walking across grass. It was daylight.

I could smell the air, it was so real and the trees were shushing to my left and right.

In front of me was a wooden one storey shack or building. It looked like those houses you get in the old American films with a veranda at the front with chairs and a wooden table.

As I walked towards it, my feet took me to the wooden steps and up to the door.

Playing Pool or snooker
Playing Pool or snooker
A bar or pub in dream
A bar or pub in dream

It Feels So Real!

As I opened the wooden door, I could hear voices. Chattering and laughing, and a sound like a tap on a table. No, it was snooker or Pool, and it was the sound of the cue hitting the ball. That's what it sounded like. Slowly I went in, still feeling that the whole experience was too real for my liking.

The light hit me, and the smell of polish and fruit. There were people all around. Some playing Pool on my right, and some standing at a bar to my left. There was a barmaid cleaning a glass with a cloth, and many people sitting or standing at the bar.

As I entered properly they all looked at me and smiled. Then carried on with their games or chat.

Walking up to the bar the barmaid said, 'What can I get you?'

I muttered something like 'Orange juice please'.

Looking around I noticed just how much life was there. It seemed full but it wasn't. Laughter filled the rafters and everyone was smiling and having fun.

When she gave me the drink I could feel the cold against my skin. And the condensation running down the glass dripped onto my fingers.

'This feels so real!' I said, totally confused. I then ran my fingers over the bar top. I could feel the grain of the wood, and smooth coldness of the polished surface.

A guy standing next to me smiled and said. 'Of course its real, why wouldn't it be?'

In The Presence of Angels?

'What's happening?' I asked. 'I want to know what's going on, why am I here?'

The barmaid smiled, and with a nod of her head towards the other end of the bar while still keeping eye contact with me, she said, 'He has the answers you are looking for'.

I looked along the bar, and there, right at the end by the back wall stood a man.

And what a man he was!

He was all dressed in white. His coat, trousers and shoes. But the most amazing thing was his hair. It was snowy white. Even his eyebrows were white.

And his face was serene and clean shaved.

He seemed to emanate a glow, but I presumed it was just the light shining on the wooden polished wall behind him.

So, picking up my drink I walked slowly towards him.


 In The Presence of God.
In The Presence of God.

His Aura Was White.

As I got near he turned from watching the game and smiled at me. He was leaning on the bar, his right arm casually on the wood, and his left hand holding his right.

As I got near him his smile was so soft, all fear fell away.

So I asked, 'Excuse me, why am I here?'

He answered in the softest warmest voice I have ever heard.

'Because you are very ill. We brought you here to heal, and you must stay here all night until your body is better. We will look after your soul, so that your body can rest without you feeling distressed'. 'It needs to be completely relaxed so that the healing process can work. Stay, enjoy yourself until morning, you are safe'.

I looked at him. I could feel the love and warmth coming from him, and I suddenly felt totally relaxed and happy. I remember that he smiled at me, and indicated the pool table. So I smiled and walked away.

The rest of the night seemed to go really fast, and not much was remembered. But then I found myself at the door once again.

I pulled it open, then turned back to look into the room once again. He was still in the corner, and He smiled.

I walked out, and shut the door. I looked down at my feet as I walked. There was the edge of the veranda, then I placed one foot on the first step, then the second, then the third. Finally I felt the grass under my feet once again.

Three steps across the grass, then, I opened my eyes. It was morning. I was in my bed.

And I felt much better.


Walking on grass
Walking on grass

I was fifteen years old. And this is a true story that I still remember in vivid color. Who was the Man? What was I doing there? Was it a dream? Was it an Angel?

Or did I meet God in a Bar, so that he could heal me? It took a few days for me to feel really well, but I just know something special happened that night.


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      Rachael O'Halloran 2 years ago from United States

      Hi Nell,

      Since I was a little girl, I've had quite a few of those experiences myself and I am always in awe of them. My parents did all they could to stifle me from speaking about them -most likely from embarrassment. So I didn't share with anyone until I was nearly 9. By then I was journaling and that took care of the "gotta tell somebody" syndrome. lol

      Over the past 60+ years, I have learned not to question why and to only embrace the lesson or the point being made. Often, something I 'see' comes to pass shortly after and sometimes it is weeks or months but I always remember how I knew it. I still write them in my journal for posterity, if only to say to my husband or my children, "see, I knew about that!" I did stop journaling a while ago because of life events, moving, etc. So, I have no idea what to do with all my journals from all these years - to share them in a book, or just leave them for whomever finds my stuff after I'm gone. lol

      I know you 'remember' this one, but as you have them, keep writing them down. Someday, it will all come together for you and it will be made clear.

      Rachael

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      Yves 2 years ago

      Very cool. That's funny that God was in a bar and you were just 15. Maybe bar stood for spirit(s). At any rate, I liked that the setting was so unusual. It makes God seem much more assesible. You are very lucky to have been born with psychic gifts. I get the impression that benevolent spirits have always watched over you, but unlike most people you can sense them around you. Such a lovely story, Nell.

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      Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago from The Beautiful South

      God is everywhere Nell; be it church or a bar. Wherever we need Him He is there. With things happening as they are in this world right now; we may need Him very soon.

      Up and sharing.

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      Nicole Canfield 2 years ago from the Ether

      Oh, yes. I've had similar dreams...where I can feel, smell, etc. the things going on in the dream. I have had healing dreams...or more so dreams where I'm told what to use in order to heal myself...lovely hub! Thanks for sharing such a beautiful experience with us.

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      Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

      so many of these stories are held back because of what you started saying about being a psychic skeptic, but dreamlike states can seem very real I have had so many.. i like savvy's reference to the spirits in the bar LOL great little share :)

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      Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Nell....Thank you for sharing such an intriguing and inspirational story. I can easily believe this truly happened to you. I often have such REAL dreams, they leave me a bit dazed, as though I sometimes think it was not a dream at all, but an actual event.

      A few times, in speaking with someone, I will bring up a conversation....that the person I'm talking to simply has no recollection of at all....and swears to me I am mistaken or have them confused with someone else!

      It is at those times, that I will come to the realization that the "conversation" I recall must have been just a "dream.".......Kind of spooks me out sometimes.

      Just one more thing...but it's powerful. In 1974, I was hospitalized....near death. At some point, my cousin Maryanne was standing at my bedside, looking very concerned and speaking to me softly while holding my hand. I was so touched by her visit.

      Months later, I thanked her for being there......only to discover she was never there and hadn't even known I was in the hospital at the time.

      I was too shaken to even respond to her, but I'll not ever forget that. To this day, I am SURE she was there...........so, there you have it, Nell

      Love this hub, Nell.......Up++++

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      DreamerMeg 2 years ago from Northern Ireland

      What an amazing dream! Fantastic. And no matter what it was - you got better! Enjoyed reading this.

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      Pamela Oglesby 2 years ago from United States

      Thanks for sharing this interesting story. I believe that is a lot we can not explain, but I think your dream was real. Dreams like that have a different feeling than the ususal dreams that you can only remember little wisps of and you recovered from your illness also. I enjoyed this hub very much.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Wow what wonderful story Nell and yes I am sure that that night was indeed very special. Thank you for sharing this very special story.

      Eddy.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks Rachael, its not something I do feel comfortable with talking about, in case people think I am crazy! lol! So usually when I get a psychic experience I try to see the scientific side, but this time I was just grateful that somehow I was healed, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      lol! to be fair savvy it was juice i was drinking! lol! and yep you could be right about the spirits! never thought of that! thanks so much for reading, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks Jackie, still not sure who or what it was, could have been an Angel, or even my own mind, but it worked! and yes you are right this world is going mad at the moment, thanks, nell

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      Chitrangada Sharan 2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Wonderful and engrossing!

      I always love going through the psychic experiences in your hubs. We do feel the presence of God, when we desperately want him to be with us. And I firmly believe in this.

      Enjoyed going through your story! Voted up!

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Frank, lol! yes she had a good point there! Dreams can feel very real, and in my dream it seemed I was healed, or maybe I would have felt better anyway, but it was pretty darn strange lol!

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      Debra Allen 2 years ago from West By God

      Oh Wow how lovely this is! Yes I do believe that we have guardians. I have three Angels and have talked with all three, but I do not remember a thing that they or we had talked about. I just remember the place. I also had a NDE at one point in my life and it was unusual too. I feel that they are always there for you, weather you feel it or not. Sometimes, or often, they will help you stay here to do what you had contracted to do before you came here.

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      Bill Holland 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      It was just too late to comment last night, Nell, but I'm here first thing this morning. Very inspirational story my friend. If God is everywhere, then why not a bar, eh?

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      Randi Benlulu 2 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Thank you for sharing. I love that they kept you safe and sound so your body could heal. Up+

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      Shauna L Bowling 2 years ago from Central Florida

      Wow, Nell. What an amazing experience! Odd that the healing setting for a 15 year old girl was a bar, but who are we to question, right? I have no doubt it was real and not a dream. It makes perfect sense for the soul to leave the body so it can heal. I know for a fact that souls can drift out of the flesh when need be. I've been told that I've done it myself on at least two separate occasions.

      Thanks for sharing this amazing story. This would be a very good fit for Mysterious & Miraculous Book III. The deadline for entries is August 31st. If you're interested, email me and I'll put you in touch with the editors.

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      Mary Hyatt 2 years ago from Florida

      Wow! I have goose bumps! When I was about 12 years old, I was in a coma as a result of a water moccasin snake bite. I had a vision of an angel standing at the foot of the bed. I don't think I dreamed this, I think I really saw an angel! I woke up soon after seeing the angel, and was fine.

      Voted UP, and shared.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 2 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Nell, there are more things in heaven and earth....

      Lucid dream or spiritual encounter, this is an amazing story, thank you for sharing. Up and awesome.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Paula, I can quite believe that about your cousin! when I was pregnant I was having a hard time sleeping, so I went into the other bedroom on my own. Suddenly I felt my hubbys hand on my shoulder and he said, 'go to sleep its okay, I am here if you want me' i turned to say thanks, but he wasn't there! so I got up and went into the main bedroom, there he was, snoring his head off!

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks Meg, yes it was amazing! Doesn't matter even if it was just my subconscious! thanks so much for reading, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Pamela, thanks so much for reading, and yes that's so true, this was years ago, but it still feels so real, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks Eddy, great to see you and thanks again, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Chitrangada, thanks so much for reading, and I am glad you liked it, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Debra, that's fascinating! I remember reading years ago that if you nearly die when you are a kid then you tend to be more psychic, but not sure if that's true or not, thanks for reading, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      lol! thanks billy, maybe it was me just wanting a drink? was strange though, especially the second I fell asleep i 'woke' walking in the grass towards that house or building, thanks as always, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks btrbell, it was a lovely dream, who knows where it came from or even if it was really real? but it felt like it, and I did feel much better the following day, thanks, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi bravewarrior, thanks so much! I will take a look at the books, I have heard of these but keep forgetting to have a peek, sounds amazing, and thank you, I will email you, thanks!

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi mary, Wow, that's amazing! there must be definitely something going on, I would love to know exactly what our soul or minds actually see when we are in distress, thanks as always, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Jo, thanks so much for reading, I love science, so would love to figure out whether it has a scientific basis, or really was Angelic, thanks, nell

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      MG Singh 2 years ago from Singapore

      Its always nice to dream. What a lovely story, enjoyed every word of it

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 2 years ago from The Caribbean

      "I just know something special happened that night." That's a real special experience no one can take away. You sound sure that you met God; so you can state it without questioning it. I believe you. Thank you for sharing.

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      Peggy Woods 2 years ago from Houston, Texas

      What a beautiful dream Nell. I have also had vivid dreams that I remember in detail but have never been that ill or near death. I definitely believe in an afterlife and it would seem that you were between here and there during that dream. I enjoyed reading this. Will tweet, G+, pin and share on HP.

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      Debra Allen 2 years ago from West By God

      OMG you brought something back that I haven't thought of in years. When I was like 12 I was floating in my parent's above ground pool. Well I got stuck in the innertube and it flipped over and I could not get out and I was scared. There was this black shadow figure that helped me right myself and I stood up in the pool. I never told anyone this before. I wasn't supposed to be in the pool.

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      Mary Strain 2 years ago from The Shire

      Fascinating,Nell! The Bible sometimes depicts God and Jesus as appearing to people with white hair and white clothes. I'm glad that you were healed!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Nell you tell the best stories and i love this one especially. I can just hear the cynics, " Oh God would never go into a bar. " That's who he spent time with, ' sinners ' I'm like you. I'm skeptic when it comes to the paranormal but who knows? Sharing on twitter.

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      Linda Crampton 2 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This is a very interesting story, Nell. I love hubs like these - they are so intriguing and thought provoking. The nature of reality is a fascinating topic!

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      Nadine May 2 years ago from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

      What a very cool story about your out of body experience. Illness and being very tired can make us move away from our body. Most people, when they recall an event like you had, they write it off as being a lucid dream. I'm glad that you keep recalling it, so you will always know that: "in my father's house there are many dimensions."

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks so much everyone for reading, as I said above, i have no idea what really happened, it was just so real, in fact in the dream I remember i kept saying, I am awake, this is real! I suppose you could call it a lucid dream, where you are aware of being you, and being in the dream, compared to normal dreams. It was weird, it was amazing, and well, was it real? Who knows? But I hope so, thanks again everyone!

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      Martie Coetser 2 years ago from South Africa

      I have had similar lucid dreams and all of them had a specific purpose. Some were warnings, preparing me for an emotional shock, some exposed facts and/or stuff I was looking for. We just don't know all there is to know in this world/universe, although nobody can convince us that a dream like this was not real and meaningful, and even misterious and miraculous. Mysterious & Miraculous is a series of anthologies containing stories like this, compiled by some of our mutual friends and published by HubPages' Best Fiction Writer 2014, mckbirdbks. They are now busy with #3. This story of yours should be included. Please, Nell, will you please contact marcoujor.hubpages.com

      I am also sending her a link to this hub.

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      Suzette Walker suzettetaos 2 years ago from Taos, NM

      I believe it was real, Nell. I think sometimes there truly is divine intervention in times of great need. I am glad you shared this with us.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks Martie, I got a message from bravewarrior above too about this, i will get in touch with maria, thanks so much, yes it was a strange thing to happen, but to remember it so many years later makes me feel that it was true, thanks so much for reading, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Suzette, thanks so much for reading, it did feel so real, I am sure something definitely was happening, wish I could have dream taped it! lol!

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      Huntgoddess 2 years ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      Wow, Nell, that is really wonderful, and amazing!!

      I think it was an angel?

      Angels come to us in our dreams, I think. Look at the Old Testament.

      God bless, dear. Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful experience with everybody.

      Up, +++++

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      Vicki L Hodges 2 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      I love hearing stories like this. Who knows? There's so much out there we don't know. Was it a dream or something more? I love it, though. and I loved fpher's comment, too. I feel hope and inspiration when I hear these kind of stories.

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      CMHypno 2 years ago from Other Side of the Sun

      What a lovely story Nell. We live in a vast and mysterious Universe and I truly believe there is so much more going on than our five physical senses can tell us. Whether this was a spiritual healing or your own higher self or something completely different doesn't really matter in the end, because hat matters is that you got better. Maybe if we all relaxed more, accepted and trusted in the good all around us we would be a healthier bunch of humans

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      bac2basics 2 years ago

      Wow Nell. What an account this was. I´m so glad you shared it. My Mum dies when I was only 6 but my auntie Marion told me more than once that when my mum was little she was very ill and swore she saw an angel standing in an alcove in the bedroom. I do believe they are there for us when we really need them, and something turned the tide for you that night.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. This is a wonderful and inspirational story. I do believe you have a special contact and you were transported somewhere beyond this world. I say this because I have had an experience when I was feeling very sick and I went upwards, met my mom who comforted me and made me feel better and yes, the next morning it seemed like I hadn't really been sick at all. Passing this on.

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      shara63 2 years ago

      Nell, God can help his people in any way & any place he wants to beyond our imaginations....Amazing story!

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      Devika Primić 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      An unusual write from you and so interesting

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      Mary Wickison 2 years ago from Brazil

      How interesting Nell.

      I do believe things similar to this occur but hesitate to use the word 'God' with it. I prefer a Universal Spirit or something similar.

      I can see why this would help your body to heal. Often when a coma is drug induced, it frees up body to heal itself.

      Although many people might see a similar figure, due to years of visual imagery thrust upon us, I can't figure out why he'd be in a bar.

      Thanks for sharing your story with us.

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      John Hansen 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Nell ths is very interesting. I have heard so may similar stories to this so I believe that events like this really happen. I have had dreams that seem so real that when I wake it takes me some time togather my thoughts...evetually thinking,"Was that a dream? Yes,it must have been." There is so much happeig in our world that we just can't explain. I believe that God/angels are watching over us and often appear as though in a dream. Voted up.

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      FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

      I thoroughly enjoyed your account and see it as a piece of a larger puzzle that one day will be revealed in more detail as you discover additional missing pieces. Great detail and imagery. You were being helped that day.

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      Dianna Mendez 2 years ago

      I too have experienced divine interventions in my lifetime. It's always a life changing moment for me. God is everywhere. What an inspiring share, Nell. How awesome that you got to see God and how he watched over you until you were healed. Hugs!

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks so much everyone for reading, yes it was a really strange experience, in full color too! lol! I remember it so much, glad you liked it and thanks again, nell

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      Shelley Watson 2 years ago

      At the very least Nell the man was an Angel to guide you back to this world and health. A marvellous, miraculous account of that special night Nell and thank you for sharing this experience with us.

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      Debra Allen 2 years ago from West By God

      Could not the Angel as others think it be, be her higher self instead?

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi LadyG, ooh never thought of that! Could be! thanks again, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hiya Shelley, thanks, yes something was definitely going on, not sure what, but it was an amazing experience, nell

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      Mona Sabalones Gonzalez 2 years ago from Philippines

      I've had realistic, recurring dreams but nothing like that. It's usually about a horse, as I've always wanted my own horse. Once I woke up and cried because the dream seemed so real. The good thing about your dream is, it healed you. Accept it for what it is, you are blessed.

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      travmaj 2 years ago from australia

      Hi Nell, your 'dream' was so intense and had such an impact on your life then and now.

      I'm sure there are 'more things in heaven and earth' for all of us, often inexplicable or like your experience a memorable, meaningful and healing event.

      Meeting God in a bar sounds most civilised to me. I'm quite envious!

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi grand old, sorry missed your comment! lol! thanks so much for reading, your dream sounds wonderful too!

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi travmaj, lol! thanks so much for reading, yes it was really weird!

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      Huntgoddess 2 years ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      Angels don't just come to dreamers in the Old Testament, but also in the New Testament, as well --- despite my omission, above.

      St. Joseph had a dream also, remember?

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hiya Huntgoddess, great minds etc! lol! just wrote on your brilliant hub! and yes there were many dreams of Angels in both bibles too, thanks

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      Genna East 2 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      The minute I saw this title, I just had to read it…also because it was written by Nell Rose. Something special did happen that evening, Nell. I don’t know how to define it because I am much more spiritual than religious, but it involved divine grace that are among His gifts. :-) I loved reading about your dream…I believe in these experiences with all my heart.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks Genna, I am more spiritual too, I don't stick to any particular religion just what takes my eye on a certain day, for example one day i might be interested in hindu, another day something about catholics and so on, I believe that all religions have a small bit of the truth in there, thanks so much for reading, nell

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      Huntgoddess 2 years ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      Thanks so much, Nell. LOL :-) --- about the great minds.

      Well, speak for yourself anyway. LOL Thanks ,dear.

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      Ann1Az2 2 years ago from Orange, Texas

      What a well-told story, Nell! I kept reading to find out what happened. I won't get into the spiritual end of it - just that your description of your dream was as vivid as the dream itself. Well done.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks Ann, yes I have no idea exactly what happened myself, but it was pretty weird! lol! thanks so much for reading, nell

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      Maria Jordan 2 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Dear Nell,

      I totally agree with Shauna and Martie in the power and compelling nature of this 'Mysterious & Miraculous' story.

      I am going to share with Angelia (femme) and Gail (Happyboomernurse) who I am sure will agree this would make an amazing addition to MMB3 if you are interested.

      Hope all is well. Hugs, Maria

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Maria, thanks so much, I have been so busy I meant to email you, then I totally forgot, so that would be wonderful! is there anything i have to do? email it or something? thanks!

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      Sally Gulbrandsen 2 years ago from Norfolk

      Fascinating story and fascinating subject which have always intrigued me. Thanks for sharing your story.

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      Maria Jordan 2 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Great Nell, I have e-mailed you... :))

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      Gail Sobotkin 2 years ago from South Carolina

      Hi Nell,

      Fascinating, touching, beautiful and well-written story.

      I also help edit the Mysterious & Miraculous stories and would love to see this one in book III. Hope you do submit it.

      Am voting this up across the board except for funny.

      Sending Hugs Across the Ocean,

      Gail

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks so much for reading Sally, glad you liked it, nell

      Hi Maria, thanks for the email, just replied, have a great day!

      Hi Gail, thanks so much, can't wait to see it and hear more about the book, thanks!

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      moonlake 2 years ago from America

      Great dream, or was it for real. It's nice to have dreams like that and I'm sure God was there to help you. Voted up.

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      Bill De Giulio 2 years ago from Massachusetts

      What a fascinating story Nell. Simply amazing. God works in mysterious ways. I am one of those people who never dreams or I just don't remember them? Sure wish I did.

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      Mary Gaines 2 years ago from Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, Washington

      Awesome! I honestly believe you did see God and he had you rest and he healed you. What an amazing experience! Great hub voted up and interesting. Blessings

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi moonlake, bdegiulio and Whidbeywriter, thanks so much for reading, yes I still don't know exactly what happened, but it was amazing!

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      Thelma Alberts 2 years ago from Germany

      What an awesome story! God is everywhere and why not in a bar even if it´s just a dream? Thanks for sharing this wonderful hub.

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      Faith Reaper 2 years ago from southern USA

      Thank you for sharing your amazing experience of healing and your dream. God is omnipresent no doubt, and I know without a doubt He heals. Your experience would be a great addition to the M & M series as it is a true experience and that is what is published. I was asked to contribute to the very first one. The proceeds go to great causes.

      I have had many experiences, though not in a dream but in life of miracles and experiences of angels protecting me. Even my daughter, who is grown now, remembers an experience from when she was five, and I saw a golden bright light coming from her room, as my bedroom was across the hall. The next morning she told me she saw God or Jesus, but it could very well have been her guardian angel, and she described him to me and the light, which was exactly what I saw coming out of her room.

      I believe God healed you and there are many things this side of heaven that we will not understand. The significance of the bar is interesting and it may very well be something that you have surpressed as a child ... something do to with a bar or either that part of it was a vision for whatever reason.

      I am so glad you were healed and shared your experience.

      Voted up ++++ tweeting, pinning, G+ and sharing

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      Dolores Monet 2 years ago from East Coast, United States

      Nell, I have often felt that sometimes dreams are just dreams but sometimes they are a place for visitations - from the dead, from angels, from God Himself. I had a dream long ago in which Jesus spoke to me. I was walking on a grassy verge by a bay and saw Him sitting on a hill in a lawn chair. I would never pester Him with my problems but He met my eyes and came down to explain that my worries were nothing. He ordered me never to worry about my particular concern. Well He was right. The future that held me in such pain was erased and everything turned out beautifully. I always felt that this was a visitation.

      Your story is beautiful. And you were healed, thank God.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Thelma, thanks so much for reading, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Faith, I think the bar was just the fact that I had been going to youth bars, which look like pubs but are in fact just juice bars, but look the same with pool tables etc, maybe my mind picked the place I felt familiar with inside, but the outside was really strange, as we don't have houses like that over here, thanks so much for reading, nell

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Dolores what a wonderful story! its amazing isn't it just how real they are? who knows what or who it is or means, at the time and for a long time afterwards it stays with you, thanks, nell

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      What an experience and a wonderful dream that made you feel better. Truly amazed.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Vellur, thanks so much for reading, yes it was a real experience! so strange, nell

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      Deb Hirt 2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      There are things that happen for a reason. There can also be things that change your life and you then have a mission.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Deb, thanks for reading, yes it was pretty strange, a dream? probably but somehow it helped heal me, thanks, nell

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      bethperry 2 years ago from Tennesee

      Awesome, Nell. I am so happy for you to have met this being and that the Creator needed you to return to the rest of us for awhile :)

      I've had a couple of "pronounced dead" incidents, and both times returned knowing there is much more than just this mortal plane. Of course, the cynics who have never had this kind of experience will always come up with some medically plausible fairytale to "explain" what they don't want to understand.

      Great Hub, thanks for sharing and voted up.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi beth, yes its only when it happens to us do we know exactly what its like, I am very scientific but sometimes things get really weird and science goes out the window! lol! thanks for reading, nell

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      Michael-Milec 2 years ago

      Hi Nell Rose.

      Sooo challenging. You are the only -one to know. For us (me ) to believe or not. One thing though, we never question God or His ways of dealing. Then in my case - having been many times forced to discern the origin of "events"- I go to the Scriptures for the answers after asking the lead of the Holy Spirit's confirmation by the inner peace. Worked probably for you too. God is in healing business, always was ( the manifestation by Jesus' earthly ministry)- and goes on, and on. It would be beneficial to go to Him in every our need and accept His love for us.

      Voted up and beautiful.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks Michael, I appreciate your comments, nell

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      David Stone 2 years ago from New York City

      I love it. Great storytelling. By the way, I'm a physical life skeptic, so maybe we should have a debate over beer and pretzels some day.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      lol! great idea David! I am a psychic skeptic scientific minded tarot reader! so go on, beat that, and yes a beer would be nice! lol! thanks again, nell

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      David Stone 2 years ago from New York City

      I cannot beat it. I surrender.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      lol! David!

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      Artie Vaughn 2 years ago

      Wow Nell, what a story! I thought it was very inspiring. Thanks for sharing. Artie

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks Artie, yes it was one wild trip! lol!

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      Marlene Bertrand 2 years ago from Northern California, USA

      Hi Nell, I have to say I believe you were healed by an angel. It had to have been real, especially since all the senses were involved. Thank you for sharing your experience.

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Thanks Marlene, I think I believe that too, scary and exciting! thanks so much for reading, nell

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      Joanna McKenna 2 years ago from Central Oklahoma

      Dearest Nell, if you'd gone to sleep and found yourself in the local bakery or on the school playground or some other place you normlly went at 15, would you have been compelled to ask "Why am I here?"? Probably not, right? It would've been "just" a dream, right? But a bar in an old shack got your attention, right?

      Whatever works, I say.

      Psst... Don't tell anybody but an angel (or Jesus?) kept me and my children safe coming down the west side of Flagstaff Mountain in Arizona when my car had a faulty steering gear that had supposedly been fixed before we started out. It wasn't a dream, of course. I was wide awake - totally awake! - and it was broad daylight, but there was definitely an 80-foot-tall Somebody in luminous Biblical-era garb with outstretched arms out in front of the car all the way down. I am by no means a devoutly-religious person, so this experience is burned in my memory in the same way as your meeting (God?).

      Upped and shared! ;D

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Genee, Wow, that's amazing! and yes I can quite believe it! 80 feet tall? that is some help! things happen that I think we can never ever be sure of in the way of proof, but what we see is real and what we feel too, thanks for sharing that amazing story! And I am glad you were okay, nell

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      Rayne123 2 years ago

      Hi Nell, I agree with Jama

      We are given dreams for a reason and if something stands out not quite to what would normally happen, then there is a message behind it.

      I always remember dreams, well the ones that I am supposed to remember. I don't really believe in the idea of writing them down on awakening, (for me anyway) I believe that if we were meant to remember it will never go away. I remember dreams I had like years ago actually and sometimes even have dreams of what I will dream of the next night lol, although that one doesn't happen often at all.

      However it sounds like God send you an Angel to heal you, and to believe. I almost feel like you are chosen to help people understand the spirit world. From reading your amazing hubs and having conversations with you, it almost feels like you are send as an angel at times yourself.

      I know when I am thinking something and then the answer comes from wherever and this morning it was one of your hubs as it has been in the past.

      I like that your skeptic about the medium/tarot card world, yet have the gift to be able to understand it very well. I also believe that your hub on tarot reading was meant to help those understand a few things in their lives. You use your gifts wisely, the way you are guided to do so. Thank you for that.

      So needless to say, God has healed you for whatever reason, that I believe you know the answer to. You were 15 and here you are helping others through your hubs and probably in other ways.

      We are never to question a good thing, but to accept it as a miracle/gift.

      Blessings

      Laurie

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      Hi Laurie, Aw thanks so much! I really appreciate all your reading today of my hubs, hope you are having a wonderful day, nell

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      Huntgoddess 2 years ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      Wow Jama Genee, so glad you are ok, and yes, of course I do believe it. Amazing, and touching.

      God bless to all.

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      Besarien 23 months ago

      Hello Nell! I have heard many stories similar to this one. The best one was from one of my brothers. He had a job that was a 45 minute commute from his college dorm throughout most of his final years at university. He fell asleep one night just after he had turned onto the highway and woke up right before his turn off- about 35 minutes later. While away, he went surfing on the most beautiful beach he had ever seen with perfect wave after perfect wave. He said there were other people there but he didn't pay them much attention, but one guy who felt like a buddy he had known all his life asked for his car keys and said he was going to take care of his car. When he woke he felt like he was better rested than he'd been in years. He was also much more careful about driving when he was really tired at night after this. He told no one until about ten years later because he thought we would worry about his mind. If you knew him, he is the last person on earth to make up a story that makes him look less perfect in any way.

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      Nell Rose 23 months ago from England

      Hi Besarien, wow that is an amazing story! it just goes to show that there is something out there that will help you in times of need, wonderful! thanks so much for reading, nell

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      Huntgoddess 23 months ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      Yes, Nell.

      So true. Whatever you choose to call that something.

      The important thing to me is --- We human beings are all interconnected.

      Even little newborn babies have an attraction to the human face. That is why it is important to make eye contact with babies. They can actually become disturbed by lack of eye contact.

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      Nell Rose 23 months ago from England

      Hi Huntgoddess, yes that's so true, each and everyone of us know that we need interaction, and we are all connected, even in quantum physics there is a thing called entanglement, it explains it very well, thanks as always, nell

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      Huntgoddess 23 months ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      Really? I've never heard of entanglement (except for a bunch of cords LOL).

      That sounds very interesting. I'll have to look that up. I never understand quantum physics, but it's quite compelling.

      Thanks, Nell. Take care.

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      Nell Rose 23 months ago from England

      Thanks Huntgoddess!

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      Huntgoddess 23 months ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      Thank YOU, Nell. That is really awesome to know about.

      Take care, and keep in touch, dear.

      :-)

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