Seattle International Association
Unless otherwise posted, each meeting is the second Saturday of the month from 1:30-5:30 PM at the University of Washington-South Lake Union, Brotman Auditorium. 2014 meeting dates are May 10, June 14, July 12, Aug 9, Sep 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 6.
IANDS NORTH AMERICAN CONFERENCE
Hope, Healing & Life Transformation, August 28 - 31,2014, Marriott Hotel & Spa, Newport Beach, California. IANDS website.
Demons and angels and ghosts, oh my! Kansas girl without ruby slippers dies, has near-death experience and comes back to relocate in the Emerald City.
For those of you who are interested in having Kimberly Clark Sharp speak at a function, here is her biography: bio.html.
Seattle IANDS publishes a regular newsletter with NDE stories and interesting insights. You may subscribe for $10 a year to cover our expenses. All information on our web site is free.
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Articles of Interest
Heaven Is Real: A Doctor’s Experience With the Afterlife. When a neurosurgeon found himself in a coma, he experienced things he never thought possible—a journey to the afterlife. "As a neurosurgeon, I did not believe in the phenomenon of near-death experiences. I grew up in a scientific world, the son of a neurosurgeon. I followed my father’s path and became an academic neurosurgeon, teaching at Harvard Medical School and other universities." Newsweek Magazine.
August, 2012. $5,000,000 grant to the University of California at Riverside to fund "The Immortality Project," research on aspects of immortality, including near-death experiences and the impact of belief in an afterlife on human behavior. Slashdot, Frontiers in Human Neroscience, Vancouver Sun
YouTube presentation provided by David Bennett, leader of Upstate NY IANDS. This beautiful video is a moving compilation of affirmations from near-death experiencers who attended the Experiencers Retreat in St. Louis, MO. Link to video "Pearls of Wisdom from the NDEs": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89SIKkiqyKs
From Yahoo News, September 2008: What Happens When We Die?
From Science News, September 2008: World's Largest-ever Study Of Near-Death Experiences
From CNN.com, October 2007: Near-death experiences: Hard to forget or explain
From Newsweek, summer 2007: Back From the Dead: Doctors are reinventing...
From the University of Virginia, summer 2007: Scientists Analyze the Near-Death Experience
New York Times (free registration required) 04/13/04 article with Bruce Greyson: Following a Bright Light to a Calmer Tomorrow
CNN 09/19/02 article: Out-of-body experience clues may hide in mind
Wales Online article 09/09/02 article:
Times (registration required) 07/27/01 article on the international IANDS conference in
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