Nashville, TN (PRWEB) February 26, 2005
ÂWhen I died, I didnÂt flow through a long, dark tunnel. I had no sense of fading away or of coming back. I never felt my body being transported into the light. I heard no voices calling to me or anything else. Simultaneous with my last recollection of seeing the bridge and the rain, a light enveloped me, with a brilliance beyond earthly comprehension or description. Only that. In my next moment of awareness, I was standing in heaven.
ÂDon Piper, author of 90 Minutes in Heaven
Immediately after being killed in a car accident nearly fifteen years ago, Don Piper went to heaven. EMTs on the scene determined he had been killed instantly after a semi had swerved into his lane, crushing his car. But Piper was unaware of the chaos swirling around his body on earthÂhe knew only that he was surrounded by loved ones and friends, magnificent light, a sense of pure peace and the most glorious music he had ever heard.
Though Piper had been pronounced dead, a Baptist preacher who had stopped to offer help began to pray for him as he lay lifeless under a tarp, still in his car. At least ninety minutes later, God answered the manÂs prayers and Piper revivedÂtaken from heaven and brought back to a world where he would spend the next several years in painful recovery from his injuries. He shares his remarkable journey in his book, 90 Minutes in Heaven (Revell).
Biblical reference is the only detailed account we have that describes the way heaven looks. 90 Minutes in Heaven is a miraculous journey of the sensesÂdepicting the sights, sounds, and feelings found within a mysterious place so unknown to the living. The book means hope and consolation for the terminally ill, the suffering, those who have lost loved ones, and the rest of us who only hope to one day experience the utter peace and pure happiness found on the other side of life.
PiperÂs experience in heaven naturally changed his entire existenceÂfrom dealing with his own excruciating recovery, returning to his family, work, and life in general. His perspectives had been changed forever.
ÂIÂm thoroughly convinced that God answers prayer. Answered prayer is why IÂm still alive. Â I have an unquestionable belief that God still is in the miracle business. Too many people read about the supernatural in the Bible and think, ThatÂs the way it was in biblical times. IÂm convinced that God continues to do the more-than-ordinary. Every day I thank God that IÂm a living, walking, talking miracle,Â writes Piper.
ÂSometimes I still ask God why I wasnÂt allowed to stay in heaven. I have no answer to that question. I have learned, however, that God brings people into my life who need me or need to hear my messageÂ Â
To request further information on 90 Minutes in Heaven, or schedule an interview with Don Piper, please contact Paige Harvey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-579-4515.
90 Minutes in Heaven, by Don Piper
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