A Book Review: Proof of Heaven

A+ “Life Changing Book”

As a Christian, the afterlife is something I will think about from time to time, but I had no idea what it would be like. This is an amazing book on NDE “near-death-experiences.” But, it’s not on near death experiences in general. It’s on a very specific near death experience – the PERFECT near death experience.

I always love books written by converted skeptics because I think they’re better at covering both angles of a story. This book is no exception. The writer identifies himself as a former atheist neurosurgeon who experienced death on a daily basis. His patients often alluded to another realm in their own NDEs, but he cast away their suggestions as a figment of their own sub-conscious desires.

This book explores a realm brought to him as he struggled with bacterial meningitis of his cerebral cortex. In short, his disease rendered subconcious thought scientifically impossible. But, he arose from his coma after a week as a changed man. A man on a mission to spread the good news.

And, he has spread it in a way that I have never read or heard before.

I cannot get his descriptions out of my head. I cannot help but feel better about death here on Earth. I am not overwhelmed with anxiety to convert the “non-believers.” I am at peace that love will win in the end. I do not fear the small amount of evil in this world like I used to before reading this book.

I’m telling you. It’s a game changer.

Read the book.

An excerpt from “Proof of Heaven”

I became aware of a smell: a little like feces, a little like blood, and a little like vomit. A biological smell, in other words, but of biological death, not of biological life. As my awareness sharpened more and more, I edged ever closer to panic. Whoever or whatever I was, I did not belong here. I needed to get out.

But where would I go?

Even as I asked that question, something new emerged from the darkness above: something that wasn’t cold, or dead, or dark, but the exact opposite of all those things. If I tried for the rest of my life, I would never be able to do justice to this entity that now approached me…to come anywhere close to describing how beautiful it was.

But I’m going to try.

Something had appeared in the darkness.

Turning slowly, it radiated fine filaments of white-gold light, and as it did so the darkness around me began to splinter and break apart.

Then I heard a new sound: a living sound, like the richest, most complex, most beautiful piece of music you’ve ever heard. Growing in volume as a pure white light descended, it obliterated the monotonous mechanical pounding that, seemingly for eons, had been my only company up until then.

The light got closer and closer, spinning around and around and generating those filaments of pure white light that I now saw were tinged,  here and there, with hints of gold.

Then, at the very center of the light, something else appeared. I focused my awareness, hard, trying to figure out what it was.

An opening. I was no longer looking at the slowly spinning light at all, but through it.

The moment i understood this, I began to move up. Fast. There was a whooshing sound, and in a flash I went through the opening and found myself in a completely new world. The strangest, most beautiful world I’d ever seen.

The message went through me like a wind, and I instantly understood that it was true. I knew so in the same way that I knew that the world around us was real – was not some fantasy, passing and insubstantial.

The message had three parts, and if I had to ranslate them into earthly language, I’d say they ran something like this:

“You are loved and cherished, dearly, forever.”

“You have nothing to fear.”

“There is nothing you can do wrong.”

The message flooded me with a vast and crazy sensation of relief. it was like being handed the rules to a game I’d been playing all my life without ever fully understanding it.

I want to live a life that signifies this is true. I’m trying. Try with me.

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