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Knowing when you are going to die...

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posted on Oct, 22 2013 @ 08:38 AM
Let me start off with a little background. My great grandmother is going to be 83 mid-November. She has severe Alzheimer’s, Dementia and an ongoing list of other ailments.

For the past 4 weeks, she has been so peaceful and dare I say somewhat “Normal”. She has been less angry/hostile than she was in the past.

Sunday, she woke up and declared she was going to die, on her birthday. She claims she doesn’t know how she knows this, she just “feels it” and she is OK with it.

Some other strange things have been happening (She lives with a family member 4 hourses down from me) when I was on my way home from work Friday, I noticed she was sitting on the porch Knitting, what seemed to be a blanket, or a scarf of some sort. Now in my whole entire life that I can remember, I have never seen her knit before. I questioned the family member she lives with, and she said that our Granmother woke up that morning and asked her to go get her knitting supplies from the store to make a blanket for her casket.

No one has ay recollection of her ever knitting before.

Is this common? I honestly have never known anyone to die from old age (meaning: not in a tragic death).

posted on Oct, 22 2013 @ 08:42 AM
Some animals can sense their demise, however I belive humans are too far out of the jungle to have that kind of connection. It's more likely because of her age and the particularly fatal desease.

posted on Oct, 22 2013 @ 08:52 AM
Maybe if you believe in an spiritual earth as I do, someone, or a collective let her know her misery here on Satan's hell is soon to be over. I know when I will die and I have years left, I know it sounds strange to most people. I also believe spirits walk the earth, once again it sounds strange to most people, but very true and its even being proven by shows on TV. You now see ghost hunters and all kinds of shows dealing with the spiritual realm.

I myself didnt use to believe but I had a life changing event, I am forever changed and Love God, Jesus and follow them, is your Grandmother spiritual?

posted on Oct, 22 2013 @ 09:23 AM
reply to post by GodsLawsWork

I agree this place can be a pain in the backside to handle without support. Thank you for being.

posted on Oct, 22 2013 @ 09:41 AM
reply to post by Britx

Yes, from my experience it is VERY common.

When a person dies of old age they do get a "burst of energy" near the end which helps them when they do cross over back to home. Thats what hospice explained to me years ago and I went through other old age deaths as well where their body shuts down and may even be in a coma and all of the sudden they will sit up in bed, read the paper, walk around, go to the store, and the family members are in amazement because it's like watching a show of the walking dead.

My Grandfather was in a coma, his body was shutting down and two days before he passed peacefully he walked around and read the paper and gave us all a dollar.

I think old people know and sometimes they will dream of a deceased family member telling them they are about to come home. They will see Angels or light...

This may sound cooky... but for me, watching a natural death is somewhat akin to watching a birth imo. Maybe because I have seen so much death in my 40 years I am comfortable knowing they are going to go on living in such a way that I can only imagine. While they go on to another life of freedom I am stuck here with the ball and chain.

posted on Oct, 22 2013 @ 09:53 AM

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posted on Oct, 22 2013 @ 11:37 AM
My grandmother was a healthy 100 years old, living on her own....more 'spry' than most 60 year old's!
She stubbed her toe, and the subsequent infection landed her on the hospital for IV antibiotics.
Two days after her 101th birthday, and a few days after being admitted, she told her night nurse good-bye...
that she wouldn't be there in the morning.
The nurse assured her that she was doing fine, and had more good years left.
Grandma died that night in her sleep.....

posted on Oct, 22 2013 @ 11:43 AM
reply to post by Jefferton

totally know that feeling you get when you have a near miss..or just before a near miss? same stuff. just different sensitivity levels

posted on Oct, 22 2013 @ 02:25 PM
People who have insight or are sensitive and/or spiritually connected often know when they will die. My brother just died 10 days ago. He came to stay with us after being diagnosed with end stage cancer only 2 days prior. He refused chemo and said the cancer was too advanced. He died 8 days later.

posted on Oct, 22 2013 @ 05:33 PM
im good at death prophesies

1: i have predicted correctly natural disasters
2: correctly predicted family members death
3: predicted my own miscarriage only thing that was wrong was i some how managed to survive enough blood loss that doctors told me i should of died
4:i have predicted my friends pregnancies and baby genders all correctly

and i get this gift of my mother who admitted every time a pregnancy about to start in the family she dreams of baby's crying till its confirmed

posted on Oct, 28 2013 @ 10:58 PM
I don't know how to explain it, and it may be something quite mundane once we get to the science of figuring it out, but definitely there is something going on energetically related to death. There are too many anomalies around it for there not to be, I think.

When I was 9 my mom died. I dreamed it right when it happened. Kind of in the back of my mind, I was seriously starting to think I must have imagined it all when one night my dad told me it had happened the morning before. I wasn't sad (at the time) because we'd had a long talk about it in the dream, and I understood it was ok. (That didn't last, but at least at the moment of revelation it made it seem ok.) Nobody had thought to tell me she wasn't going to get better, and she died sooner than even the doctors expected, so it was a surprise.

A lot of very 'non-woo' people have reported events around death, in particular parents, especially mothers, appearing (sometimes as a ghostly spectre, sometimes seeming to be real for a few moments) to the child (and sometimes to their spouse, their fellow soldiers, etc. who are with them) either to say goodbye (when it turns out they were killed such as in a car accident just when it occurred) or to warn them (such as from their impending doom if they go that-a-way).

Once, my father's close friend died, and he was horribly broken up about it (in that strong silent manly man way that just made me want to cry FOR him) because he hadn't talked to the man in far too long. He had no closure. I wished I could spare him that. We used to live across the country so he isn't near any of his few close friends anymore. Much later (maybe a year), I had this dream that another of his old friends was going to die I sensed in a week, maybe two, closer to a week. I felt like the dream was literally warning me so I could warn him. So he wouldn't have another close friend die without closure. I called him at work and asked him how long since he'd talked to that friend and he said about a year and a half, that he'd sent him stuff in the mail about six months before but never heard back. I told him I dreamed that man was going to die soon and he needed to call him. I bugged him a couple days later, and a couple days later. I finally threw a minor fit about it, that he'd been 'missing' him with messages and that he needed to talk to him.

So it was a Saturday and he reached the guy and they talked for hours on the phone, really great catching up. It was either Sunday or Monday morning the man had some something like a heart attack (something sudden, his health was not great as it turns out, although I hadn't known that, but the thing that killed him was sudden) and died. Dad was really glad that he had had such a great long talk with him before it happened. The man had been kind of a father figure for dad, whose own father was mostly absent and died when he was a young teen, so it was a big deal.

Funny though, he did not remember my telling him of the dream even though I had told him about five times before he finally reached the man. He actually suggested it was incredible luck that he'd just happen to talk to him right before it happened. When I reminded him of my calls to him and the dream, he remembered, but like 15 minutes later, he'd forgotten again, it was clear by his phrasing. He was not senile. I think it's just an example of how powerful belief systems are. He doesn't believe in anything like that, everything supernatural-woo scares him actually, so his mind rewrote those details instantly. I let it go, it doesn't matter why, I was just glad he got closure that time.

I suspect when people die, on some subconscious level they know it. You can often see it, after the fact, that not long before death people kind of seemed to reach out make contact with a lot of people they'd not talked to in awhile, stuff like that.

posted on Nov, 2 2013 @ 08:48 PM
My father just recently died (two weeks ago) at the age of 62 and had been suffering from Alzheimer's/Dementia. He was only diagnosed 2 years ago and the disease affected him so fast and he changed so much in even a week's time. At one point he woke up in the morning, and told my mom "I'm getting better." Of course, he wasn't, but I think it was just that he wanted to believe he was getting better. He didn't want his brain to continue degrading, he wanted to get better. He always thought he would during the disease. He thought that if he took his medicine for a certain amount of time, it would cure his disease, he would be able to drive again and work again and he would retire and travel with my mother... but he could never do any of that again, and being told that you can't do things that you loved to do or always dreamed of doing is devastating, and you don't want to believe it. You just want to get better. And, eventually, better becomes death. I'm not religious, but he was, so his idea of getting better became going to heaven. He no longer had the ability to talk, or walk or eat unaided near the end of his life, but during his disease's progress he would always want to go somewhere, Walmart or McDonald's usually, and when he got there he would always want to go back home, and the process would continue. But, every now and then he would tell my mother that he wanted to go somewhere, and when she asked him "Where do you want to go?", he would respond "Heaven."

I want to add that I am sorry for your grandmother's affliction. I know how hard this disease can be on everyone involved. I wish the best for you and your family.
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posted on Nov, 2 2013 @ 09:50 PM
reply to post by MamaJ

This is what studies have shown too.

We're prepared ahead of time it seems, with family and guides/angels to assist.

posted on Nov, 2 2013 @ 09:55 PM
reply to post by Britx

There's a saying going around.

"I entered the world kicking and screaming, covered in someone else's blood.
THAT'S how I want to go out!"

God bless your gran. God keep her around for as long as she can stay.

But if she wants to pick a day to go onward, then that shows a level of personal control I can admire.

posted on Nov, 2 2013 @ 10:11 PM
In my long experience as a mental health nurse, I have come across several cases of people who apparently knew they were about to die. Not the exact day, but they knew death was imminent - and against medical opinion.

I don't know how common it is, but it's real.

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