At the annual ADEC (Association of Death Education and Counseling), I spoke with Roberta Moore about her near death experience and how these experiences affect people’s thoughts and insights on death.
When Roberta was 13 years old, she had a spontaneous out of body experience. When she was in her early 30’s she had a near death experience, which she describes as “overwhelming and wonderful.”
Roberta discusses near death experiences, and how they affect people, in the video below:
Here are some key takeaways from the video:
- Roberta believes it’s very comforting for people to know that when someone has suffered a terrible accident, they leave their body very rapidly and usually don’t experience any pain.
- From all reports that Roberta has heard, people go out of their body quickly and enter a euphoric state.
- The number one biggest fear of people who have lost loved ones is that the person they lost suffered a lot of pain at the very end of their lives. Roberta says that you can take comfort in the fact that, although the body may have been terribly damaged, the person tends to feel perfectly fine.
- Roberta is a filmmaker who has created a training video called “Near Death Experiences: What Medical Professionals Need To Know”. Roberta says this video is also beneficial to the general public, because people find comfort in recognizing that medical professionals are taking this topic very seriously.
- Roberta’s video approaches the subject of near death experiences as a patient care issue, rather than a ‘what is it?’ and ‘why is it?’ type of video. The video acknowledges that NDE’s happen, and here’s how to deal with the situation, and how to take it seriously while giving respect to the person’s experience.
For more video interviews, please see the Open To Hope YouTube channel.