Read about the astonishing lifetime UFO encounters of John Foster

For one to understand the many mysteries of UFO phenomenon, an open mind is simply a critical  must. The following passage came to the author as he began to write Chapter Six in his second book…a book that reveals some of the mysteries underlying normal human existence on Planet Earth.

The beginning of Chapter Six in the book, To Earth From Heaven: Chapter Six - Openness

‘If I can open my heart and mind, as the river of life flows, the currents move through me — I am the river.

If I am closed and empty, I simply float the currents of time, the torrid streams — I am merely a modest bobber gliding upon the surface of the living waters. The river takes me where it goes.

If I am closed and full, I sink like a rock to the muddy cold bottom and the river flows over.

I am all if these in different ways, at different times, in different places.

Openness is required of us, by “them,” the mysterious UFO intelligences, if they are to help humankind……so they say.’                               ……….John Foster

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Three books are available: (Please click on the titles.)

 

 

 

Eminent Discovery Illustration Picture Book

A brief introduction is followed by over 170 freehand illustrations (with short comments). The illustrations represent John’s point of view as he and other people experienced the encounters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eminent Discovery (a Lifetime Of UFO Experiences)

An extensive, representative detailed account describing what happened and how it happened…includes over 140 illustrations as above.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Earth From Heaven

Narrations of additional encounters is followed by extensive discussions concerning what it all might mean. John’s encounters and other UFO encounters are reflected against science, religion and history

 

 

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These books can be found on Amazon.com in ebook format and on Amazon.com and in bookstores and libraries around the world in 5-1/2″x8-1/2″ paperback format. To order from amazon.com click the title. To purchase a signed copy from the author, email a request to jafos111@gmail.com. In this case you can pay safely directly through PayPal or an invoice can be sent to you via email from PayPal for automatic payment through your credit card.

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In addition, a few 5-1/2″x8-1/2″ spiral bound versions of Eminent Discovery and To Earth From Heaven are available directly through communication with the author at  jafos111@gmail.com .  Both books have clear plastic covers for protection. Purchase can be done safely through PayPal directly or through PayPal using your credit card. These spiral bound books are very high quality and allow you to fold the book completely open…while exercising on your treadmill, for instance.

Thank you for visiting ….John

See below for: 1) comments from others about the story, 2) comments from witnesses, 3) John’s professional history, 4) brief explanations concerning the story, and 5) information from “inside the front covers.”

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When I was young

001Hearing “the voice” for the first time
When I was very young, about two or three years old, I sometimes would play on the sidewalk, at the corner, in front of our house. And at times I felt excruciating forces on my body and mind. I could hardly move. Hearing roaring sounds above me, I struggled to look upward. I sometimes saw the craft (disc-shaped craft) hovering and moving slowly several yards above me in the fog or haze. And I sometimes heard a voice talking, at times to me about something I could not understand. After I gain control again, I would run to the house to tell my mother.

These mysterious, shocking episodes were only a part of the very unusual beginning of my entire lifetime that was peppered, for more than 46 years, with three dimensional and multidimensional contacts of mysterious crafts and beings that arrived strangely and physically from the unknown…from another place, beyond our time and space……..John

(The drawing is the opening slide of a CDROM slide show that is offered at http://www.johnfosterart.com, page 4.)
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A true story that affects our sciences, religion and history

saucerart dark tipped jpgThis is a very complex, astonishing, lengthy true story conveyed very sincerely by the experiencer, through the three books above.

It is a story about one man’s encounters with UFOs over a period of 46+ years, a story that affects all of humankind from its very beginning.

Please note, this website has been drawn down to a minimum. The details and comprehensive information that were here possibly will be included in a new book that will be offered as a companion to the three books above. (A brief explanation about the story is provided below.)

A part of this story is supported by several witnesses and what the author believes is an enormous number of supporting facts and happenings.

It is suggested that you read the books in order: 1)  Eminent Discovery Illustration Picture Book, 2)  Eminent Discovery, 3) To Earth From Heaven 

Throughout the past 28 years, John has been questioned and evaluated by numerous professionals in various fields, including but not limited to the following renown personalities.

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Comments concerning the story:

“The story of John Foster is a remarkable one.” “In the years that I’ve know John, I have not found him to be delusional or to have psychotic episodes.” “In the course of my career as a psychologist, John Foster’s story of his interface with anomalous phenomena (UFOs) is one of the most interesting that I’ve followed. It is also quite consistent. In the eleven years that I’ve known John, I have heard him speak to selected audiences and I have asked him to review many of his experiences. His retelling of the many incidents have not deviated from the first times that I heard them.”  —————— Fowler Jones, PhD, former Psychologist for the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, renown psychologist now in private practice and Director of The Psychic Studies Institute…also Board of Directors of “The Monroe Institute.” Fowler has written “The Psychological Opinion” in the book Eminent Discovery.

“The books can be viewed as a journal of many UFO experiences; as an autobiographical account of a UFO contactee; and as a commentary on the personal and transpersonal aspects of  UFO activity” “…I do know that John has shown courage and determination in sharing with us his doubts and anxieties, his joys and successes, and his view about the possible significance of UFO experiences. His discovery is a lesson to us all; his commitment to self understanding, and his compassion for others who are experiencing UFO encounters, is an inspiration to us all.
I invite the reader to join John Foster on his journey–and our journey–of Eminent Discovery.” ——————————————————————————— R. Leo Sprinkle, PhD, Professor Emerius Director and Chair of Counseling Services University of Wyoming, renown psychologist now in private practice, UFO researcher and founder of “UFO contactee studies” since the 1950s. Leo has written the “Foreword” in the book Eminent Discovery.

 “To say that John Foster encountered the Great Mystery throughout most of his life is a gross understatement.”  “…this 75-year-old retired engineer is going to rock your world.”————– Bob Teets - best selling author, investigative journalist, researcher, editor, publisher – former representative of the Human Potential Foundation. Bob has written an opinion/contribution in “Appendix A” in the book Eminent Discovery.

“…It was truly the start of an adrenaline rush that would propel me through several years of UFO research and interviews with some 3,000 ‘experiencers’ all over the country. None would be so intriguing, so absolutely riveting, bizarre, far-out, instructive, challenging and representative of the entire UFO phenomenon as John Foster’s incredible story, though.” —————— Bob Teets

“…though I interviewed hundreds of UFO experiencers during the few years of the (Human Potential) Foundation’s existence and later, no one came close, not within a mile, of the mind-blowing, enigmatic, utter fantastic, incredible narrative of this humble man from Lincoln, Nebraska. His is the ultimate UFO story and, like the phenomenon itself, it is next to impossible to wrap your head around it.” “Few researchers are willing to tackle John Foster, for he defies categories, eschews classifications, turns their theories upside down.” —————————————————————————————– Bob Teets

“Let me say this…I began with Eminent Discovery, and even though you declare it a ‘report’ it kept me up way past my bedtime last night. I’m drawn in by the information…it’s compelling and sincere.”     “…I believe both presentations (Eminent Discovery and To Earth From Heaven) were compiled with taste and variety. I thoroughly enjoyed both.”————————————  Donna Henriksen, PhD – researcher, Professor Emeritus English and Rhetoric Ball State University. Donna has written an opinion/contribution in “Appendix A” in the book Eminent Discovery.

“Believe me, this is one of the most important stories that UFO experiencers have to offer – I think he was inspired to write To Earth From Heaven for our benefit, for the benefit of all truth seekers.” ———————————————-  Donald Ware, MS – fighter pilot, scientist, nuclear engineer, teacher, birder, researcher, former regional Director of MUFON, board of directors of the International UFO Congress Convention. Don has written an opinion/contribution in “Appendix A” in the book Eminent Discovery.

 “This is a work that had to be done and John Foster is the one doing it.”    “John, I think you have the most remarkable set of drawings. Your posting looks great. I think you have a fantastic story and would like to see it get a lot more attention.” ————————————————————————————– Wendell Stevens - renowned UFO researcher since the 1940s, author and World-wide lecturer, Board of Directors of the International UFO Congress Convention, former military officer. Wendell is now deceased, but has written an opinion/contribution in “Appendix A” in the book Eminent Discovery.

“John’s story …serves as an inspiration to the many millions of persons around the World who have lived with the constant knowledge that they too are somehow connected to the mysterious beings who travel in the amazing vehicles we call UFOs.” ——————————————————————————  Francisco J. (Joe) Lewels, PhD – independent researcher & free lance writer, distinguished pilot, editor, publisher, author of the landmark book, The God Hypothesis…all with many honors. Joe has written an opinion/contribution in “Appendix A” in the book Eminent Discovery.

Concerning the book, Eminent Discovery“An engineer and methodical, reasonable thinker encounters unbelievable and extraordinary experiences of UFO and extraterrestrial contact. Worth every penny from cover to cover. From the simple glimpses of the odd and unusual to what Foster describes as ‘complex experiences’ which is an understatement. You get it ALL in this heartfelt and thought-felt book. The ridicule factor is alive and well in both UFOlogy and the skeptics point of view. But nowhere will you find such extraordinary experiences written from the perspective of a reasonable person who is so careful to think on both sides.”    “Foster recounts experiences as both an observer and participant and is careful to let you know exactly what are the objective sides of the story (some of which are corroborated by witnesses) and the subjective side, i.e. what are his suppositions, impressions, guesses, etc. This is a rare treatment on the subject of UFOs and alien encounters. It will leave you pondering the plasticity of the human mind, trying to discern what is an altered state of consciousness, what is ‘real’ and what seems to be an amalgam of both. There is pure motive for truth and understanding in this book. Highly recommend.” ——————————————————————————————– Steve Snodgrass, prominent UFO researcher, primary MUFON type investigator of John’s story, mental health practitioner, author of papers advancing the investigation of UFO phenomenon to a new level.

Concerning the book To Earth From Heaven“Imagine you’ve been overwhelmed with direct phenomenological experiences of UFOs, extraterrestrials, religious and Native American spirituality that scientists, psychologists and mythologists cannot explain…experiences that seem to suggest an extraordinary reality underlying everything you have come to know and believe as ‘truth.’ In other words imagine your world, as postmodern philosophers have tried to suggest, has become completely deconstructed. No one has the answers. And those who do try to explain it simply reject the entirety of your story as fantasy and too impossible to imagine. How can you piece together a glimpse into discovering what these intricately complex UFO/Extraterrestrial experiences mean and what they might have to do with the nature of physical reality and consciousness itself?”     “John Foster does just that in this book. He will touch base with some of his complex experiences, and then journey into philosophical inquiry to imagine how in the world what he experiences can make sense. This is not a book of instruction. It is a book of questions, of inquiry, and hypothesis to describe things most people would rather sit back and avoid. In other words, you can take the ‘red pill’ and remain content in the reality you’ve constructed and have been conditioned to see. Or you can buy this book and take the ‘blue pill’ and see a universe much more like the matrix than you are afraid to admit. Have courage. John Foster has plenty of it.”Steve Snodgrass

 “It was early in 1986 when our lives began to unravel, through his recollection of the Bethany Grade School playground encounter. And in the fall of 1986, John not so calmly told me of his on-going memories of an enormous number of experiences that had occurred throughout his life. I couldn’t understand how it could all be true, but I knew John was honest and not imaginative. Because I knew John didn’t lie, if he said it was true, I knew it must be true. If he says it’s real, it is real.” —————————————- Annie Foster, John’s wife and fellow traveler. Annie has written an opinion/contribution in “Appendix A” in the book Eminent Discovery.

Concerning Eminent Discovery Illustration Picture Book — “Beautifully illustrated with hand drawn pictures of the abducted artist author. Very easy read. It’s a companion volume for the text story but complete enough to have a general understanding of this abductee’s experience.” ———————– Fernando Abruna  

Concerning Eminent Discovery Illustration Picture Book —  “Eclectic and penetrating personal examination of a very complex phenomenon. The exceptional illustrations really helped add another dimension of strangeness to the high strangeness within.” ———————————————- Gerald J. Gaura 

Concerning the book To Earth From Heaven — “Astounding!!!  John Foster’s experiences and his conclusions are a must read for anybody whose interested in UFOs, spirituality, metaphysics, and the development of the human species and the universe. This book is not to be taken lightly as John uses logic and profound insight into the “why” of our existence. In a world of superficial and amoral mindset, it is refreshing to hear the new truth of the future and in essence, John brings new hope for our acceptance into the inter-dimensional, inter-galatical, and inter-spiritual community.”  ————————————– Mikes

John Mack (now deceased), Phd, MD, Pulitzer Prize Winner, former professor of Harvard University, who was a renown psychiatrist, UFO researcher and world-wide lecturer invited John and another UFO “contactee” to be a part of his lectures to the University of Missouri Medical Center, to the University of Kansas Medical Center, and to the general public…all in Kansas City one weekend in the 1990s. They with others spent the weekend together, periodically discussing John’s personal UFO contacts among other things, a courtesy arranged by  Dr Fowler Jones. After a full day of conversation, John Mack told John Foster that he had no reason to believe he was in anyway psychotic or imaginative, that he believed John Foster’s interpretations of his own UFO encounters. They both, along with Fowler Jones were featured in a five day news cast series on Channel 4 TV of Kansas City.

(See other video interviews and information featuring John Foster by searching “John Foster, UFOs, video” and “Omaha UFO Study Group.”  http://www.omahastudygroup.com)

Statements from witnesses

10, Chadron Pk, men coming down from object“Alright, I’ve just talked to John about what I saw, and what we recalled at Chadron Park, on the first part of this tape. And now John has taken some sketches, which he never showed me before. He showed me the sketch of what he recalled (at Chadron Park), and basically it’s the same thing I recalled. And it wasn’t because I saw the sketches ahead of time; I saw the sketches after we talked this over. Now I’m looking at the sketch, right now, and it’s the same thing that I recall. Now, he includes some figures in the sketches, which might have been there that I didn’t recall, because I stared, all the time, up at whatever was in the air…I wasn’t paying much attention to what was going on on the ground, and I know there were some other children there that had run around and stuff, and some people around…But basically the sketch is what I recalled and I told John about this before he showed me the sketch. So that’s pretty good verification so far as we seeing the same thing.” ————————————————————————————— Bob Collingsworth (pseudoname), witness of a “Chadron State Park encounter. (Actually, Bob picked this drawing out from a stack of 30 or 50 while I was out of the room. Bob’s full account of this Chadron State Park encounter is in “Appendix B” of the book Eminent Discovery.)

6, Dillion Lk, kids and craft out over lake“And once I started really trying to recall what really went on, I remembered seeing some shapes out in the water. Ah. All I could see was, like, the dark area – no detail I don’t remember. But I remember two shapes. One of them was kind of flat and long. And I do remember seeing something that looked like headlights on the flat long shape. And I remember seeing a tall rectangular type shape. And I remember yelling at my sister to come down and hurry to see what was going on out here, or else she was going to miss it.”    “I remember my brother and I being out over the water, and I remember us laughing. It was a free-fall feeling. And I remember looking down at the water and I remember the feeling of turning somersaults. You know, airless. And we were having a really good time, my brother and I. And I remember a voice telling us we had to come back. And I remember, maybe like three times in a row, this voice telling us we had to come back.” ———————————— Karen Beaman, youngest daughter, concerning the sighting of UFO craft and a shared “out-of-body” experience during our lengthy 1975 family UFO encounter at Dillon Lake in Colorado. (Karen’s full account of this Dillon Lake encounter is in “Appendix B” of the book Eminent Discovery.)

6, Dillion Lk c.g, craft over sm tentAnd later one night, what I thought was a helicopter came in and shot a spotlight on our – actually first shot a spotlight down in the hollow. It moved around the whole clearing, as if it were looking for something. And there was a little blue pup tent down there. We hadn’t seen anybody, but there was this little tent down there and we saw the spotlight shining down on it – like we thought maybe they were looking for an ex-con or something. And the light stopped on the blue tent. It was up there above the trees.
And then, it came back up the hill to the campground. And I remember getting butterflies in my stomach or something. And it just hovered over our camping spot. And I remember being really afraid, looking around to see where you were. And a light was shining down and there was a voice coming out of it.
And I can’t remember what they said. But, as I was thinking about it later, I realized there was not wind, there was no helicopter noise. I don’t remember any kind of noise or anything, but I remember the voice – it was a man’s voice, kind of a deep man’s voice. And he was talking directly at us, like having conversation with us, which we thought was kind of weird. And we thought it was a helicopter, some kind of helicopter, and he was talking with dad.
I don’t remember anything about what it said. I think it was asking questions, about something – that’s all I remember. The weirdest thing about it is that I don’t remember anything blowing around or any helicopter noise, you know, roaring or anything like that. The voice sounded really close and clear.
And I wish I could remember what it said, but I can’t. I felt like I was just terrified. But I was confident, because I thought you had it under control; you were talking to it. I remember it was all very polite, or, kind of business-like. You know you were talking to them, making them accountable for why they were shining their light into our campground. The voice had a lot of authority to it. And he wasn’t talking mean or harsh or commanding or anything like that.
The feeling that I had was that he was just gathering information. I was watching you to see how you were reacting and you were very calm. You were on guard. You were calm and you had a smile on your face part of the time. You were talking with just as much authority with the guy in the – whatever it was. I mean I thought you were talking with him as a peer, you know” Kindra Foster, oldest daughter, concerning the sighting of UFO craft and she and I speaking with “the voice” during our lengthy 1975 family UFO encounter at Dillon Lake in Colorado. (Kindra’s full account of this Dillon Lake encounter is in “Appendix B” of the book Eminent Discovery.)

6, Dillon Lk c.g, walking toward booth“What I saw, you know, thinking about it and visualizing it, there was a line of guys, little guys – I want to say, four feet tall – They’re going out to the woods, toward the lake – I don’t know how far in the woods they’re going, because I can’t see them after they go into the woods. They’re going into the woods and they’re (each) carrying some sort of box. It’s a box, I don’t know, about two feet wide, by a foot high, a foot deep. And I don’t know what it is.
They’re coming back from wherever they’re going to the ship.
…The figures themselves… Also, one of them walked toward me. … As I’m sitting there behind a tree, there seems to be like a leader. He’s standing, pretty much, right underneath the craft – just kind of standing there watching everything going on. And, he knew I was there. He just turned, he turned and looked right over in the area I was and just started walking toward me. And this is really where I don’t know what happened; I knew he knew I was there. I stand up. I walk right toward the edge of the open area and trees. And I meet him. …That’s definitely something I wouldn’t do. I think I would have just kept hiding until he found me. But, picturing it, I actually walked over there.
And , again, I don’t know if I’m just making this up, or —. …I walk over to him and he holds his hands out and I really don’t know what I do. I’m standing there face to face – …within a foot. I don’t think we’re communicating. Except, sitting here thinking about it, I’ve got a feeling he knows what I’m thinking. He knows I’m scared. And he holds his hands out, like waste high. And I don’t know if he’s giving me anything. And from there, I don’t know what happened after that. —————————————————- Bradley Foster, son, concerning the sighting of Ets and a strange craft while he was alone during our lengthy 1975 family UFO encounter at Dillon Lake in Colorado. (Brad’s full account of this Dillon Lake encounter is in “Appendix B” of the book Eminent Discovery.)

“I don’t know what they were, but those lights definitely didn’t belong in that tree down by the Blue River.”  ——————————————————————- Leon, one of John’s high school classmates, concerning an extensive UFO encounter at a cabin and lake near the Blue river on New Years Eve, 1954.

Websites and links of interest that have a connection to this story:

See: http://www.johnfosterart.com for John’s art and information concerning his UFO talks on DVD and drawings presented as a slideshow on CDROM.   See: http://sculptsite.com/sculptor/John-Foster/1 for some of John’s sculpture.

Fowler Jones and The Psychic Studies Institute: http://www.psychicstudiesinstitute.org

Bob Teets and his “Thunder Valley Drums” and  Podcast    http://www.naturalshamandrums.com/  and   http://blog.naturalshamandrums.com/2012/02/05/a-walk-with-a-ghost.aspx

  Steve Snodgrass and The Omaha UFO Study Grouphttp://www.omahaufostudygroup.com/events-activities/john-foster-ufo-portal – website   videos and opinions by Steve Snodgrass, prime investigator and interpreter of John’s story, from a UFO investigator’s point of view

Diana and “My Spirit Care”http://myspiritcare.com/articles/the-road-of-reality-is-a-head-trip-are-you-sure-you-know-where-youre-going

Audio interview of John by Anastasia —  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/starseed-radio-academy/2012/05/01/john-foster-author-of-eminent-discovery-part-1
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/starseed-radio-academy/2012/05/08/john-foster-author-of-eminent-discovery-part-2

 Audio interview of John by Robert Stanley —  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/unicus/2012/08/24/the-unicus-radio-hour ,    http://www.unicusmagazine.com/TMM.htm  ,  robertstanley.com

UFO Digest with “Dirk” —  http://www.ufodigest.co

Donald Ware – “Welcome Truthseeker”  http://www.freewebs.com/donware/

Kindra Foster and “Foster Writing” —   http://www.fosterwriting.com  

Harvey Gradey and “The Monitor” —   https://www.facebook.com/harvey.grady

See YouTube.com for additional videos concerning John’s story…search “John Foster UFOs”
Search “John Foster radio blog” for audio interviews.
Contact jafos111@gmail.com for DVD video of parts of his talk to the 2001 International UFO Congress Convention and parts of his talks at the 2000 Ozark UFO Conference.
Search “2001 International UFO Congress Convention” for complete video of John’s talk.
Search “2000 Ozark Convention” for complete video of John’s talk.

Author’s Personal History:

john photo jpgJohn Foster       (Photo taken in 2000.)

● 77 years old in the year 2014
● Married in 1958 – three children, 11 grand children, 5 great grand children
● Experience in research & development electro-mechanical engineering, in the nuclear, aerospace, fluidic, civil and commercial fields – general contracting, home building – other endeavors                              (1. Federal Raderock Uranium mining in Wyoming …development & direction of new ore extraction methods as well as claim surveying; 2. Nebr Interstate Highway Design Dept …new interstate highway design and interstate highway surveying; 3. Nebr Survival Project …development of a survival plan for humans during & after nuclear war; 4. Hallam Nuclear Power Plant with Atomics International Corp Startup and Testing Division in Nebraska …start up & testing of a one-of-a-kind sodium/graphite nuclear reactor; 5. Snap 10A Earth orbit satellite research project with Atomics International/North American Aviation at Santa Susana Research Complex in Southern California …in charge of a non-nuclear systems environmental testing lab for the development and testing of a sodium/potassium cooled thermal electric nuclear power unit …the satellite was launched into orbit, but was mysteriously shut down within a week and a half when, what seemed to be, strange small spheres moved intelligently around the nuclear power unit; 6. Sunstrand Aviation in Denver, Colorado …the creation, research and development of Advanced Motors & Generators to be used in the guidance systems of ICBMs & space rockets…research & development lab; 7. Norgren Fluidics Research & Development complex in Denver …the creation, research & development of systems and components for a new sister science to electronics; 8. & 9. Notifier Company & Spectronics Corp in Lincoln, Nebraska …the creation, development & applications of  new advanced security & alarm systems, 10. Foster Designers & Builders in Lincoln …general contracting, new home design & construction …home builder owner/operator; 11. etc, etc.)
● UFO contactee for over 46 years.
● Student of life and philosophy since childhood.
● Self-taught (with help) author & artist

Beyond his professional careers, John has been a featured speaker at several UFO conferences and UFO gatherings across the country, including the 2001 International UFO Congress Convention and on various occasions at The Psychic Studies Institute in Kansas City. He was the keynote speaker at the 2000 Ozark UFO Conference and a 1990s national conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
He has been interviewed extensively on a variety of radio and television programs – including a three hour national radio broadcast of the Jeff Rense show, Sightings, as well as a five day news series of TV Channel Four in Kansas City. His story has filtered throughout the United States and other parts of the World via the UFO News Clipping Service and the Internet. It was presented in various forms in several major and minor newspapers – also in a few magazines, including Fate Magazine and a UFO publication in England.
John has participated further in studies sponsored by prominent Universities and in other academic investigative research, including doctoral studies. He has written articles for a few minor magazines and recently the on-line UFODigest.com magazine. His primary interest has been to inform the general public, including a variety of new and traditional disciplines, institutions and organizations.

(Websites: http://www.johnfosterufos.wordpress.com,
http://www.johnfosterufos.com, &
http://www.johnfosterart.com.)

A brief personal explanation about the story and why I have drawn down this website

1, glowing disc, LincolnAs you might know, up to early 1986, at age 48, I didn’t recall anything about UFO encounters in my life, except for a few mysterious things that I couldn’t understand…and at least one obvious sighting in 1981 with my now ex-son-in-law who has born witness to what we saw. The craft, a glowing orange disc, flew about 100 feet over our heads after we (I) said a prayer that we might be able to see a UFO. As it flew off toward the horizon, it tipped slightly as if to say, “you’re welcome!’ We have never forgotten this encounter. We especially wondered what connection God might have with UFOs. Then in early 1986 through early 1987 I began recalling an enormous number of encounters that had occurred since my birth in 1937. In August of 1986, during this flood of memory, I experienced my last encounter.

During this final overt encounter I got extremely angry and we (“the mysterious intelligences” and I) had a “parting of the ways.”

During our parting of the ways, “the Voice” from the craft asked me why I was so angry and I told him it was because I couldn’t remember the experiences and that it was ruining my more normal life. He then told me that they didn’t want me to remember what had happened to me in the way of UFO contact. He said if I did recall, it would negate the purpose of the encounters. He went on to say that “they” preferred we continue as we had been so that I could develop my metaphysical or spiritual talents and abilities, so I would be able to carry out my task, for which I had been trained and educated my entire life…a task I was expected to accomplish in my later years.

Yet, he said I had a choice to remember or not remember. If I chose to remember, he said, I could meet the people I would be involved with in “the project,” and they could possibly help me develop those talents and abilities.

He said I had to chose there and then during this last encounter and that my choice would be final.

I don’t recall choosing, however I must have chosen subconsciously to recall because I soon began recalling most everything that happened since my birth, including this last encounter. And I did meet those same people in 1987…people with whom I allegedly would meet who could help me develop the metaphysical and spiritual talents and abilities…people with whom, I was astonished to recall, I had time traveled in the 1950s, etc.

I gave it a go with them for a few years and found that the entire pre-planned “project” caused personal problems for all of us. Besides this, I developed severe life-threatening health problems cause by my fear, anger, anxiety and frustration.

I discovered through my recollections that during the Sheridan Creek Fireguard Cabin Time Travel Encounter (Chapter 12 of Eminent Discovery) I was told I could chose to participate in the project or not participate, etc. So, years ago, sometime in the 1990s, I decided it wasn’t worth it, that “the project” was not only affecting good relations in my family, but also other families, etc. So I decided not to participate in the project. I will now only pass information on if asked.

I established the website because I felt I owed other fellow humans in the traditional community the unusual information, so they also could realize there is indeed a spiritual world out there that sometimes interacts with our physical world, inter-dimensionally…including physically.

And because of our “out-of-body” experiences, I felt it would be helpful for others to know there is indeed rational, mental and spiritual life after death. According to my experiences, investigations and research, all of this is related to actual facts that affect our present understanding of science, religion, history and Legendre, to put it broadly. (New discoveries in Quantum Mechanics also support this.)

Remember, I’m primarily coming at this from a research and development engineer’s point of view (etc), accepting nothing that can’t be supported by rational evidence. This is one of the reasons it has been so hard on me. I cannot rationally deny the rational evidence. In my opinion there is no mistake: These things actually happened.

In light of all of this and more, I will no longer maintain an interest in my UFO website; and I no longer will do most interviews or talks. Instead, I hope to enjoy my art. See http://www.johnfosterart.com.

However, under the right circumstances in my view, I would be happy to pass more of the information along.

I hope you understand. It’s been 28 years now. I’m not saying goodbye to you, but I am pulling away from it all to enjoy my life in a more conventional way…which, it seems, is the way “they,” the mysterious intelligences wanted it.

(As an aside, I know several other so-called UFO “contactees” and “abductees” who also have drawn away from their involvement in related post encounter activities. Some have drawn away completely to live a more conventional life, and some to live a more spiritual life.)

I still believe they, the mysterious intelligences” who I encountered, are most probably who they said they were…brotherhoods (historical brotherhoods) who are “the monitors or keepers of the earth,” who are responsible to a hierarchy that includes the historic Arch Angels Michael and Gabriel, who in turn are responsible to the entity who we have historically considered the entity called Christ, who is in charge of this corner of the Universe.

They (the brotherhoods), I was told, are not allowed to interfere with the affairs of humankind except at certain times when things are going awry or are dangerous. They clandestinely (sometimes subliminally) orchestrate the lives of some individuals…at times so that they can guide the destiny of our human culture…as they have throughout the ages. “The project” is a good example of their interaction with humans.

Several pieces of convincing evidence indicates that the brilliant light and “the voice” were indeed the historic Michael.

The best….John

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Inside the front covers of the books Eminent Discovery & To Earth From Heaven

002Eminent Discovery and its companion book, To Earth From Heaven offer you a true story about an incredible journey…an expedition of truth and understanding. If you can believe it, it is a voyage that will surely change your perception of human reality on Earth since the beginning of time. Written in the form of an authentic saga/report, it boldly touches the very nature and meaning of life and UFOs. It is conveyed very sincerely by the experiencer.

An astonishing tale of John Foster’s personal experience, this story spans well over one-half century …from the despair and poverty of the Great Depression and World War II to the recent “best time to be alive in human history.” It blankets an area from coast to coast and from Canada to Mexico. Yet, it primarily occurs in Middle America.

Today, as the meaning of many UFO reports are theorized, many UFO investigators quickly assume they are evil…closely connected to extrater-restrials coming to Earth from another planet. The popular scenario involves an also evil government who also is hiding the real truth about UFOs.

At this late date, it is undeniable that UFOs are real. This has been established through many multiple witnesses, photographs and video tapes for more than six decades. But what if UFOs are not evil?

What if they have been with us since the beginning of time, whatever time is…whatever is is? What if they are an integral part of our legendry and history, an inconspicuous part of our beliefs, religions and cultures? What if they had a hand in defining the reality we perceive today, actually lying hidden – inter-dimensionally – within the very foundations of our remarkable, Nineteenth, Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries?

What if…?

Seldom does one have a chance for deeper understanding…an opportunity to unveil important mysteries that can change the soul, as well as the course of human history. Yet, deeper understandings often require that one set aside enough time to genuinely contemplate. Let us hope that you also, like John Foster, have enough time to ponder the unusual truth that lies between the front and back covers of these amazing pages.

Eminent Discovery Illustration Picture Book provides a brief visual adventure, telling the story visually; Eminent Discovery reveals what happened and how it happened in some detail…while To Earth From Heaven draws you into the complex depths of probable and possible meaning.

John Foster has no agenda other than to simply pass on the truth about his life-long experience. He is independent, owing nothing to any other individual or organization in this regard. ❋ Although most of the information contained herein was known by the summer of 1987, it is interesting to note that the research and writing of both books consumed a tumultuous period of 14 years. ❋ The various illustrations included in Eminent Discovery were sketched by John Foster over a period of 13 years. They represent his point of view as he experienced the encounters. Yet, he has altered the scene a little in a few of the drawings to encompass more realistically what happened. Some of the sketches were drawn as he recalled the experiences for the first time in 1986 and 1987.

Forward by R. Leo Sprinkle, PhD

Psychological Opinion by Fowler Jones, PhD

See Appendix A for contributions of others to Eminent Discovery and To Earth From Heaven: Donna Henriksen, PhDBob TeetsDonald Ware, MSWendell StevensJoe Lewels, PhDAnnie Foster.

See Appendix B: Bob CollingsworthKaren BeamanKindra FosterBrad Foster.

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See http://www.johnfosterart.com  page 4 to purchase a CDROM slide show of approximately 120 drawings with short comments depicting the encounters. The drawings are from John’s point of view as he and others experienced the encounters.

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