Are deathbed visions real?
If you have ever witnessed someone in the dying process, you may have noticed a rather common phenomenon. When people are on their deathbeds, they often have visions of loved ones who have crossed over to the other side.
The visions sometimes come across in the form of dreams. Other times, the person may be in a waking state and just start holding a conversation with someone on the other side.
Frequently, a person who is dying will seem to drift from one world to another, and that is literally what many believe to be happening. During this period, the person is being prepared for death. And while he or she may have some lucid moments with living loved ones, they may suddenly seem to drift into another state of consciousness.
While some may be freaked out by witnessing this, many find it to be a very soothing experience. In many ways, it is confirmation that a loved one will be ok after death since e or she is already in contact with loved ones that have already passed over. Witnessing someone speaking to loved ones on the other side can also make you feel more comfortable about death itself since it reinforces the idea that life does continue after death.
So what should you do if a dying loved one starts to speak to someone on the other side? Hospice nurses and others who frequently spend time with those who are dying say that you should simply listen. Don’t remind the person that they are talking to someone who is no longer living, and don’t tell them that they don’t see what they think they see.
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Doing so can simply agitate the person when in reality seeing loved ones who have crossed over can be a huge source of comfort to them. You may find that you even learn something by listening to the conversation.
Deathbed conversations are a natural part of the dying process. By opening your mind to the miracle that is occurring, you can learn a lot about what happens in the period after we die.