ISBN 9781476711874,Waking Up In Heaven

Waking Up In Heaven



Simon & Schuster

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781476711874

ISBN-10 1476711879


Number of Pages 245 Pages
Language (English)


On December 10, 2009, Crystal McVea, a thirty-two-year-old mother of four, stopped breathing. Her face turned a dark shade of blue, then black. Her mother screamed for help, and a nurse tried to revive her . . . to no avail. Today, Crystal does not remember what happened in that hospital room during the nine minutes she was unconscious and unable to breathe on her own. She has no memory of the panic and the rushing nurses and the loud cries of Code Blue. She simply remembers drifting off. And she remembers waking up in heaven. For most of Crystal s broken life, she felt utterly beyond the reach of God if God was even real. Then came December 10 and the nine minutes that changed everything. Waking Up in Heaven invites readers along on a journey to witness the relentless pursuit of God in a life that was shattered and seemingly beyond hope, an awe-inspiring account of love, forgiveness, and redemption, and the healing power of God s presence. And that is why I want to share my story with the world. Because I was a skeptic and a sinner, and I didn t believe in God or in heaven. But God is real. Heaven is real. And God s love for us is the realest thing of all.

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