To Heaven and Back is the true story of an orthopaedic surgeon who was trapped in her kayak under a raging waterfall and drowned read her transcendent journey when she went to heaven and back.
Are you skeptical of people who claim to have a near-death experience and claim to have visited heaven? So was Doctor Mary C. Neal. But when her heart stopped after a kayaking accident in Mexico her skepticism was washed away for good. Her body died, but her soul lived as she saw heavens wonders, talked to angels and experienced heaven for herself.
This is Marys breathe-taking autobiography. Her story is unlike any other youll discover as her life was completely transformed by this heavenly experience. She found fresh purpose for her life, discovered God and became closer to Jesus. To Heaven And Back is a faith-enhancing, life-enriching and heaven-affirming read. Travel with Mary as she experienced death, then eternal life and the fullness of earthly life once again.
A kayak accident during a South American adventure takes one woman to heaven where she experienced Gods peace, joy, and angels and back to life again.
In 1999 in the Los Rios region of southern Chile, orthopedic surgeon, devoted wife, and loving mother Dr. Mary Neal drowned in a kayak accident. While cascading down a waterfall, her kayak became pinned at the bottom and she was immediately and completely submerged. Despite the rescue efforts of her companions, Mary was underwater for too long, and as a result, died.
To Heaven and Back is Marys remarkable story of her lifes spiritual journey and what happened as she moved from life to death to eternal life, and back again. Detailing her feelings and surroundings in heaven, her communication with angels, and her deep sense of sadness when she realized it wasnt her time, Mary shares the captivating experience of her modern-day miracle.
Marys life has been forever changed by her newfound understanding of her purpose on earth, her awareness of God, her closer relationship with Jesus, and her personal spiritual journey suddenly enhanced by a first-hand experience in heaven. To Heaven and Back will reacquaint you with the hope, wonder, and promise of heaven, while enriching you own faith and walk with God.
Chapter 1: The Early Years
Chapter 2: Spinning Out of Control
Chapter 3: Mexico
Chapter 4: Spiritual Awakening
Chapter 5: God Is Faithful
Chapter 6: An Attitude of Joy
Chapter 7: God Shouts When Necessary
Chapter 8: Breaking the Bonds
Chapter 9: An Adventure in Chile
Chapter 10: Death on the River
Chapter 11: My Rescue
Chapter 12: Going Home
Chapter 13: Angels by the River
Chapter 14: Return to Wyoming
Chapter 15: The Power of Prayer
Chapter 16: Clarity of Vision
Chapter 17: Conversing with an Angel
Chapter 18: The Patient Care Unit
Chapter 19: My Physical Recovery
Chapter 20: Bob
Chapter 21: My Beloved George
Chapter 22: Inspiration to Others
Chapter 23: God Rolls the Stone Away
Chapter 24: Willie
Chapter 25: Bill
Chapter 26: Chad
Chapter 27: Compulsion to Write
Chapter 28: The Longest Day of the Year
Chapter 29: My Beautiful Son
Chapter 30: The Other Side of Time
Chapter 31: Gifts of Compassion
Chapter 32: Perfect Timing
Chapter 33: Logical Conclusions
To Heaven And Back by Mary C Neal, MD was published by Waterbrook Multnomah in May 2012 and is our 24198th best seller. The ISBN for To Heaven And Back is 9780307731715.