Saturday, April 2, 2011


I have to say that this book moved me.  I would have to say that I was not a real believer in God until I started hearing my older son discuss God with me, without ANY outside influence.  I told my husband that I thought God was talking to me through our son.  Then I came across this book.  I read it in a bit over 2 hours and was brought to tears.  I believe now and I think you will too.

Description of the book...
A young boy emerges from life-saving surgery with remarkable stories of his visit to heaven.

Heaven Is for Real is the true story of the four-year old son of a small town Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from consciousness and enters heaven. He survives and begins talking about being able to look down and see the doctor operating and his dad praying in the waiting room. The family didn't know what to believe but soon the evidence was clear.

Colton said he met his miscarried sister, whom no one had told him about, and his great grandfather who died 30 years before Colton was born, then shared impossible-to-know details about each. He describes the horse that only Jesus could ride, about how "reaaally big" God and his chair are, and how the Holy Spirit "shoots down power" from heaven to help us.

Told by the father, but often in Colton's own words, the disarmingly simple message is heaven is a real place, Jesus really loves children, and be ready, there is a coming last battle.
Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back


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