NDEr; Author "Life After Lightning";mother of two, Army veteran, and two-time lightning strike
more about this meeting…
On July 20, 1992 at Fort Benning, Georgia, Beth was first
struck by lightening, while guarding the base’s ammunition storage point. Almost exactly one
year later to the day she decided to face her fear of storms and was struck by
lightning once again. She died and visited Heaven following the first lightning strike, conversed with Angels and with
God, viewed her life, and
weighed the choice to stay in peaceful serenity or return to immense physical
pain and emotional suffering on Earth.
From her troubled childhood filled with
unimaginable horrors, to her brief respite in Heaven, the common theme
of her life is Beth’s message of forgiveness and faith.
astonishing story of triumph and survival will offer comfort to those who are
grieving the loss of a loved one or are suffering their own traumas and painful
experiences here on Earth. Through God’s healing grace and boundless love,
Beth learned to absolve those who have abused and hurt her and has dedicated
her life to helping others achieve the same peace and forgiveness she has
Author of Life After Lightning: A Journey of Spiritual and Self Discovery and Destination Heaven, coming out in April 2015. She is a lover of nature, an Army veteran, and a model of mind-over-matter enthusiasm. She lives in Iowa with her husband and two children.
For more information, visit her web site at
CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR NEAR-DEATH STUDIES (Chicago IANDS) support and study group…..Near-Death Experiences, Out-of-Body Experiences, After-Death Communication, Losses, Research. All are welcome.
TIME: 2-5 p.m. on the Second Saturday of each month
COST: Suggested Donation - $20. No one is turned away.
PHONE: For more info, call (847)251-5758
LOCATION: Frank Auditorium in Evanston Hospital, 2650 Ridge Ave. (& Central), Evanston.
Chicago IANDS Merchandise: , http://zazzle.com/chicagoiands* Good quality T-shirts, hoodies, mugs, keychains, and much more….
From the Kennedy Exprswy: Take Eden’s Expressway to Old Orchard Rd. Go east to Gross Point Rd. Turn Left. Go one block to Central Street. Turn right and stay on Central about a mile, crossing over Green Bay Rd, until you get to Evanston Hospital, which will be on your left. Turn left immediately after you go under the “L” overpass (on Girard). Then turn right into the parking garage (free).
From Sheridan Rd.: Follow Sheridan north along the Lake until you reach Central St. Turn left (W). Ridge Ave will be the first stoplight. Continue one block further to the “L” overpass. Turn right on Girard, immediately before going under the overpass, then turn right into the parking garage (free).
On the “L”: Take the purple line into Evanston. Get off at Central St. (Metra is less than a mile away.)
In May, 2008, on our 10th Anniversary, Chicago IANDS announced the formation of a new not-for-profit organization, iSee (International Society for Extraordinary Experiences). This new organization will formally honor ALL spiritual and mystical experiences, creating a place where people can come together to discuss and learn about such experiences. More information will be forthcoming about this organization in the future. For the present time, both Chicago IANDS and iSee will be co-presenting our monthly meetings.
Visit Diane Willis' YouTube Channel to watch Diane interview Eric Pearl, NDEr, and author of The Reconnection.
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For a description of a Chicago IANDS meeting see Jon Anderson's book, City Watch: Discovering the Uncommon Chicago, University of Iowa Press, 2001, p. 248.
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