My father died last year. I never thought he would died that day. I don't know if he ever knew that he would die that day. Maybe a psychic can know or predict death. Maybe there is a machine that predicts death just like in movies. Who knows?
Not at all, we don't even know when will happen that kind of situation. Just live with God while we are still alive. God Bless Everyone..
I think it depends on how the person died. If its due to a sickness long diagnosed, then anticipation is there and a slight idea as to when his life will end. The situation is different if the cause of death is tragic like a vehicular accident. What we refer to as hints are merely coincidence. We simply connect them to the incident since we want to.
I think it is possible that doctors can tell that one will not survive more than a certain period. But, it is probably also possible in a supernatural way. Like Abraham Lincon's famous dream.
You can't say it is IMPOSSIBLE.People who are punished for death know when they are going to die.
it is possible my boyfren kno he would of died he was in perfec health but he jus didnt kno wen
Yes, I have been around and heard the things that people have said before they died. We do NOT die, we just lose this shell that we have. We do not stop learning and experiencing. We only do it from a different view. Nothing dies permanently.
I think at times it is possible. God, or nature, or just a physical feeling can allert one to some bodily weakness that can signify a passing. However, 9/10 the feeling one may experience before death is fear. This fear is not necessarily a signifier of death.
I make this point from the experience of my father in law who recently suffered a series of Strokes coming as close to death as possible. He had felt he was going to, said he knew it many times. So much that all of us around him started to accept and prepare for this. But now, despite this feeling, he still lives. He sporadically still has these feelings but continues to fight on.
My point is that this feeling may very well be what people experience before passing. However, it is not a feeling inherent to dying but to being afraid or hopeless. You may feel this before dying but you can also feel it at other points of your life too.
Too often in life does coincidence become masked as fact. In your case the fear may have been felt at other times in their life but just happened to be warranted this time. The important thing is seeing that when faced with death, your community leader decided to share goodwill with the world rather then hide or be resentful.
Just my thoughts. No one can ever have a truly correct answer to this.
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The humorous answer that I have is, "If they plan well enough, they know exactly when they're going."
But I digress.
The true answer is that we don't know. Obviously, whenever we get a cryptic remark from someone who is about to pass away or passes away unexpectedly, it's possible that we can take anything they say as ominous. We all have a story about someone we know that said something before they died - in a car accident, or a plane trip, or prior to surgery. And when they pass people have a tendency to over analyze.
It is possible that people DO know. I'm pretty sure my grandmother knew that her days were numbered and she said things that have me scratching my head to this day. I had a state trooper friend die shortly after he said, "I need to be on the other side of the road" - and got clipped by an out of control car which killed him ON THAT SIDE.
We are not privy to the workings of the metaphysical. We won't know until we actually experience them. And by that time, it's usually too late for us to explain anything.
My husband passed away 7 months ago. We were married 40 years. He ran three miles every day and ate no processed food. He lived a healthy life style and kept me on track. The night befor he passed I was with my daughter and her twins. My husband was sitting at the table and my daughter and the twins were in the back yard. He looked at me and said I am so sorry for all the pain I caused you. I replied to him that I forgave him a long time ago and that I loved him so much. He stood up and put his hands on my cheeks and with tears in his eyes said "I will never leave you". I said you better not we have a lot to do .He told me I should sleep over our daughters house for the night because she could use the company of her mother. I agreed so I slept ove rher house that night. The next day I called my husband ,he said he was going to do some siding on the house and then clean the yard. I told him I loved him and hung up. I asked the twins if they wanted to surprize papa and they said "yes". So it was about 12minutes since I talked to my husband ,I pulled up to the drivewayand the kids and my daughter ran out of the car. As I opened the gate I noticed the ladder was at an angle. My daughter screamed,she saw her father on the ground. She turned him over and immediatley began CPR. I brought the twins in the house and called 911. I then took over doing CPR. I knew when I looked in my loves face he was gone. It was the saddest day of my life. He was my soul mate,best friend and lover. My journey is different but I know he is always going to be with me. I look forward to joining him in heaven one day. Right now I enjoy my children and friends. Life is good.
I know deep down that he was ready to go. He was a Viet Nam combat vet and suffered PTSD. He saw a lot of action and now my tortured sol is with his buddies.
I was very moved to hear your story and I'm glad you shared it. Your loss is very raw at only 7 months, but it is good that he left you with the knowledge that he will never leave you. I'm going to share my story here. Best wishes for your journey.
i think people will know before he going to die.i am not sure but heard it from some books.
Many things happened before my son was killed in a cycling accident aged 20. I only have room for 3 of them. He was studying animation, doing his final project. He told me he was going to do a boy on a unicycle and a giant black weight drops from the sky onto him. I said 'That's a bit harsh', but he said, 'No, because everyone knows cartoons get up again'. I suggested he had the boy ride onto a ramp and the weight land on the other end, sending him off. He thought that was brilliant. But when I saw his animation, the weight landed and the boy shot up out of the screen and didn't come back down. The night before he died, we were together for a short time before he went off to a group interview. His brother said that at the interview they will ask him for his favourite motivational quote. Tom had 2 mins before leaving, but we thought. and then Tom said from the doorway.. 'I came, I saw, I conquered. Julius Ceasar.' I laughed because I thought it was like saying at a group interview, I'm here and I've got the job. But he said 'Is that good Dad? Is that good Fred? Is that good Mum?' I said, It's hilarious. He asked why. I didn't have time to explain, so I just said, 'Cos it's all about you'. We then walked down the drive together and said goodbye, and then he stopped, turned around and smiled beautifully right into me, and said goodbye again. That was the last time I saw him.. he died the next day. After he died I knew it meant, 'I was born, I lived, I conquered death', and it has been my motivation. Among other things that happened to me before he died, I had a dream the night before, that I was at my work and had to carry out the body of a dead young man before the police came. A presence came behind me and said I'd got to carry him along a path to the recycling bin and put him in. I said I can't do that, but they said I had to, 'You will feel bad, but to make yourself feel better, put in the packet of almonds that you had to throw out (in real life) the week before, because it had past the date on it.' Then I was brought out of my dream by a song that played at my goddaughter's concert about a new world waiting beyond the sea. It wasn't an emotional dream, but transporting, and I told 4 people that morning, thinking it was just symbolic. That afternoon though, the police came to my work to tell me of the accident. I got in their car just where it was parked in my dream by the recycling bin. These and other things help me believe he lives on..It's my hope.
Yes, when my Father died three years ago. He mentioned there would be a double rainbow on that day of his passing and going to the Lord. And there was. A beautiful double colorful rainbow among the fluffy white clouds, appeared after the early morning mist. He told me, "I love you Ene, be happy, I will miss you!"
This is very deep and this is true. My aunties said that my grandmother was talking crazy. She kept saying I'M going home, I'M going home then she called my mother and said daughter I'M tired. We taught she was just tired, but she was Physically tired. It crazy because I just seen her for mothers day week. That day when she kept saying I'M tired I'M going home, she pass away the next day!
Yes they do under normal circumstances.
It is often very clear to them and gives them time to say their goodbyes and take care of business. It is a well documented phenomena.
My grandfather died in the middle of the night. The evening before, he told my aunt that the next day, he would give her the codes to the safe and show her where he kept his will and other important documents.
He was found the next day. My aunt was nervous as she walked into the room with the safe, as nobody knew the code. Not only was it cracked open, but the important documents were sitting in a file just on top of it. He wouldn't have done this under "normal circumstances". While it is possible that he just absentmindedly did it because he knew my aunt would visit the next day, he was also found smiling, as if he knew he would soon be with his wife (who he missed dearly).
I think that is very possible to know that you are going to die, though I can't imagine what that would actually be like.
Especially when there is a lengthy illness, I think that people do know before they're going to die. My cousin was battling her third bout with breast cancer that had spread throughout her body, and even though her pain was lessening, and she seemed to be doing better, she kept telling us that she wasn't going to be here much longer and that she was going home the Lord soon. Just a few weeks later, she did. I think that God gives peace and comfort to His children who are going home, and in that way they can know that they are returning to Him.
I don't know anyone personally who told me that. I know my dog from when I was a kid acted very strangely right before he died. My mom left a few days before he died and he didn't want her to go. He cried and nudged her bags, and I think it was because he knew he was going to die and he wanted her nearby.
I also heard that John Lennon sensed he was going to die or had a bad feeling the day he was shot. I think people who are very aware of their spirit or are very sensitive can sense when they are going to die.
I think that we some of us know more than others but deep down, we all know what might happen to us especially as death gets closer.
My grandma had Alzheimer's and was in a home for quite a few years. For a long period of time, probably 3 years or so, she stayed "steady"; she didn't really get worse in health. My dad and I went to see her a lot because the home was close to our house. My dad would ask her every time he went, "So Ma....how are you?" and she was an optimistic lady even with the Alzheimer's, so she'd always say something along the lines of, "I'm good honey...I'm doing good." But, one day, when my dad asked her that question, she looked at him and say "You know honey....I don't know." I remember being there and she looked at us like she was trying to tell us something. She said it in a depressed, almost a little aggravated tone, like "Why am I still here? Why do I have to just sit here all day. I'm ready to move on."
We both felt the vibe she was giving. My dad and I got into the car when we were leaving the home and my dad said to me, "I just have a feeling she was trying to tell us something there.....I don't know how long she is going to be around." Her health hadn't gotten any worse and there was no reason to suspect she was going away any time soon; like I said earlier, her health was "steady" for a few years. But there was something about the way she answered the question that made us believe something was up.
Sure enough, a couple days later her health went completely downhill and within a week or two, she passed away. My dad and I both believe that when he asked her that question and she told us that answer, she was giving us a heads up that she was going to be at peace much sooner rather than later.
There's nothing imperative when it comes to contemplating one's death. In many situations, people, because of some major shock, depression, or ongoing stress of back to back roadblocks in life, start to feel more inclined towards embracing death or even romanticizing death (like even I have), as a dealing-mechanism..& that in itself proves the inner belief in the self-existence & the existence of life in oneself, whether death still looks appealing at the horizon. Fact is we don't want to die, & even when someone reaches a philosophical state (you may read spiritual if you like), where they can visualize their end of days or their culmination to Heaven..its all pretty subjective in that philosophical state of mind, & deep down you'd still want life, even if it's life after death that you're dreaming or hallucinating of...even a suiciding soul is hoping to visit & live in Heaven deep in his/her heart while committing the crime of taking their own lives...
It sounds as if she chose her time and in some cases this is true. People who are dying from a physical illness often can determine how long they last to some extent anyway but this is more in the context of a will to live rather than a choice to die which this sounds like.
I hope I dont have to find out soon! I dont think any of us know
From personal observation and research can only add up to the determination that somehow the sub-conscious experiences, and at least in some cases transmits this to the consciousness.
I want to know because my hubby has been expressing feelings of passing away.
My Mother had a dream that when my Father retired he would die. She in fact saw him in his casket and spoke with a man who said, "The poor guy just retired" My Dad retired & 3 days later he was dead. The same guy said the same thing at the wake.
Yes and the reason I telling this is based on what I read on my beloved brother diary, that I found about one week after He passed away. In that Diary I am sure He kind got an early notification about 5 months before. He was die on June 30 2014 but He put a sign since February 2014..He put a written 21times Friday, and He also circled the date of 30 June 2014 in His Working Diary and He write NEW JOURNEY. Eventhough I dont know exactly what kind of notification about it. Was it clearly statement about His last day in this world or in other kind or view. But for sure GOD not allow us, people to discuss about it. Because its the mystery of this life.
I have worked in nursing homes and I would say "yes" people know when they are going to die. In the nursing home environment patients would tell of their relatives or other loved ones who would visit them at night preparing them for their transition from earth to a spiritual place.
It was not uncommon to walk into their room and listen to the patient talking to someone or to visit the patient in the morning who would tell of their evening adventure.
If present during the time of death there is usually a peaceful glow about the person's face. The glow lasts for mere seconds, then it is gone.
Having worked both with the dying in hospitals and in nursing homes I have experienced that most patients die quietly. I have witnessed a few who were frightful of the situation.
It seems that if a person has a religious belief or a belief in another existence beyond earth death comes easily. If no belief they are scared and depart with agony.
I have also witnessed persons with no religious beliefs of any sort to ask for a priest at their bedside.
My friend Wiley was invited to Thanksgiving dinner two years ago and I would pick him up at his trailer home. He was 70 years old. I called him on the very day and he didn't answer the phone. I drove over to check on him and we found him dead in his bedroom. His hands crossed over his chest, against the mirror 2 notes. One was his last will and testament, the other his own obituary as he wanted it to be written. Why didn't you call Wiley? Why didn't you call?
Not unless that person is god. Or psychic. But who would want to know when they were going to die? It would take all the fun out of life.
I am 27 years old. 3rd generation UPC (United Pentecostal Church) I've known my whole life that I would die young and not live to see 30. That thought always terrified me until the last month. I have a sense of peace about death that I've never had before. I know I am going to be with Jesus soon. Not trying to scare anyone. I came to this forum doing a search to see how common it is for people to know before they pass.
It depends on your definition of dying. Some people know in their gut something bad is going to happen. Some people are already dead inside, living a lie and simply walking around waiting to die.
I've personally felt like death was on the horizon for me. I've walked around with a sinking feeling gnawing at my insides, tearing me up inside and destroying the quality of my daily life.
I am still alive. Death is terrifying to face...and the attempt to figure out whether a person knows they are going to die is futile.
We can speculate, wonder and analyze but in the end, we will never know.
Its exactly like falling asleep! Your conscious is in a completely different realm.
Yes, I believe some people know. In my line of work, I have seen it where people would tell you, I am dying but i just want my son to get here. Son gets there, they talk and then the person does. Just an example, but yes, I think often people can tell when it is imminent.
Yes. My grandfather was in the hospital after a stroke. We all thought he would recover. At least, we had hopes that he would. But, one day, as my mother was leaving. He said, "Dear, I won't be here tomorrow." He passed away in his sleep that night.
My mother died when I was a year old. Before she died of cancer of the pelvic she wrote a letter to my dad and prophesied what I will be and my covenant with God. She hinted in her literature that she would not witness physically the glory that would come but she would be up there to monitor me.
And that is what seems to be happening now. I am now a prophet of God as she prophesied in her letter to God's glory.
Yes, many elderly folks do, they often say that they are tired and needs rest and are ready to go home. then the next day....poof! gone. Death speaks to the Golden agers as they are not afraid to die.
It was the first Sunday in June 2013. My Son Jon and myself decided to spend the day with my Brother Ed. Ed was in a convalescent center for just over a month. He was on Dialysis three times a week, he had his right leg cut off just below the knee (Due to Diabetes) and he was recovering from a stroke so he needed to be close to town. We had some pizza for lunch that day and went outside to enjoy the light breeze that was blowing. As we were sitting on the back deck drinking some coffee, he told me he was going home on July the 19th. I asked him why because the insurance was going to pay for at least another month. He explained he wanted to go that day. He further explained that he was going to get his stuff together and go out west and watch the wild horses run on the open range, (He loved Horses) than he was going to just hang out in Colorado for awhile.
I asked Ed how he expected to do that since he had to stay so close to a hospital and have Dialysis three times a week, let alone all the other stuff he had to do to take care of himself. He seemed so excited about going home, he kept on smiling as he answered me nodding his head saying you'll see, I'm going to do just that. I'm going back out west and I'm going to enjoy everything I've always wanted to do. I said, So, when do you plan on going out west? He simply smiled and said July 19th, at which I said " I hope you get to do just what you want to do, Ed."
About 9:30 the morning of July 19th one of my other brothers picked Ed up and took him home to Moms place. Ed enjoyed some coffee with Mom and was resting on the couch in the living room. It was just minutes after 2pm when Ed called Mom into him and quietly smiled and said his last words " I Love You Mom!" and he passed on. July 19th 2013.
Yes, I believe people know it when they are getting close to the end.
No, nobody knows when they going to die, because if they do, they will plan, prepare, and implement their wish or property to the appropriate people. I would love to know when I die as one I will prevent it so I don't die (life is too sweet to die) two I will travel to so many country of my choice and look after my mum plus buy things that I wanted in life before I die.
Well, my grandfather actually circled the date of his death on a calendar. This was freaky and he died of natural causes on that date.
Well, perhaps the question could be rephrased like this: "can people sense that their own demise might be near?" Anything one can sense regarding their health is probably the result of how the senses, particularly "feeling", perceive their odds of seeing tomorrow. People are their own experts in evaluating the difference between how they feel from one day to the next. An objective person will acknowledge risk factors such as age, existing health issues, and anything they may be doing to compromise theirhealth. From that knowledge then, anyone feeling "not quite right" or worse can get pretty close to anticipating what might happen next.
I can only speculate; however, it seems quite obvious that some will know and the Lion's share will not. Having said that, perhaps questions to contemplate are, will you understand what to do right after you pass on? Will you rely on meeting your dead relatives/'loved ones to guide you along? Do you want to be the proverbial "completely in the dark" when it does happen? Is it a good strategy just to stay healthy and not prepare for the inevitable? Are there ways to prepare us for this inevitable...? Having texted this, I think it would be wise to prepare for the inevitable so you are somewhat prepared.
My grandmother knew. She was terrified. And the freaky thing is that her mother came to take her. Every night my grandmother with tell her mother to go away and that she didn't want to die.
You had to be there to see how real it was. I am sure she just sounds like some crazy old bat but I know it was real. She fought death for the longest but became too exhausted.
I think one of the first things we learn as comprehensive children is that with life comes death, so, yes, we know that death will come eventually. As to whether we can foresee or feel the presence of death before it happens, i think if it is moments before, then yes, but days, or weeks, no. Unless that person is gravely ill and the law of death if already laid before them.
Only God knows and holds the appointed time for a person to die. However, for those with a personal relationship with God, I believe He does prepare (and give you peace) for it!
Yes some people know when they are going they get a dream or sometimes they get a message mostly people that believe in God gets a message ..That,s why sometimes you hear they say i have to do certain tings before they go and you would be saying that,s impossible go where ..
Like when my brother was sick before he died he was telling me i have something to tell you and he never get round to telling me and he told all of us things that we could not understand why he was saying these tings all i remember the day he died he said the book and it take me over 2 yrs to find this book to see what he was telling me all written there .. so yes people know when they are going ..
Yes it happens i suppose. My father kept on telling me that his days are over and he should meet all the people he loved so he went on a journey and met all of them and he also use to tell me that he is afraid of bathroom..he died after this journey and that too in a bathroom....
I think they do, my boyfriend 8 weeks before he passed away, he said no matter what my baby will be taken care of and loved. I was 9 weeks pregnant at that time. He was so excited to be a father, but I noticed he started drinking more than what he did since finding out and telling his mom 2 weeks before he passed away.
He passed away from a head on collision car accident the day we were supposed to find out the sex and 2 days before my bday. The way he kissed me that night it seemed like he was saying goodbye, I wasn't able to sleep that whole night. He was only 5 minutes from his apartment.
Recently a community leader died 'suddenly'. During the week since her death I have talked with individuals who was told by the deceased that she was 'dying' or that her life work had ended and she was going home. Of course nobody paid attention because they felt she was not serious, even though she was not one to joke.
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