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15th Anniversary Edition of The Castaways

Soon we will be announcing the availability of a significant and important new book, a 15th Anniversary Edition of The Castaways: Real-life Accounts of Aborted Souls, updated in collaboration with attorney E. Douglas Clark, Director of UN Affairs for the World Congress of Families sponsored by the Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society and author… Continue Reading

I Told God No! from Debbie Redford

This is one of my favorite stories.  I shared this story when Brent and I spoke at the International Association of Near Death Studies Annual Conference in Scottsdale last month. I experienced a great deal of abuse of all kinds in my childhood. During a violent assault when I was five years old, the emotion… Continue Reading

A Wyoming Physician has a near death experience

Life after life? This Wyoming surgeon says she believes By Joseph Walker , Deseret News Published: Saturday, May 19 2012 5:00 a.m. MDT Mary C. Neal, a Wyoming surgeon, has a more spiritual view of life after a near-death experience following an accident while kayaking in 1999. (Family photo, Credit) JACKSON, WYO. — The way… Continue Reading

New story from Idaho

  A few days ago I  received a phone call from a gentleman by the name of  Joseph Grammer who shared a story with me concerning one of his granddaughters, Katie and her future baby brother, Wilson. Every once and awhile my son and his wife would find little Katie (their first child) playing in… Continue Reading

Book Reviews on line for We Lived in Heaven

I decided to do a blog book tour  with my book, We Lived in Heaven.  This has been in preparation for publishing the brand new book, The Memory of Angels: Remembering Our Premortal Life.  I am interested in how people feel about this information.  The reviewers are finding the stories inspiring and hope giving. So far,… Continue Reading

Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo

Colton Burpo:  “Heaven is for Real”  You may have seen Colton Burpo on “Good Morning America,” or on one of the other talk shows. Or you may have read one of the 2.5 million copies sold of “Heaven is for Real,” the book in which Colton’s father tells his young son’s amazing story.  This story… Continue Reading

My Daughter Brought Me My Boys

This is a new story we recently heard through a colleague of my husband’s–wonderful dream of an unborn child changed Heidi’s life forever. Heidi , who is a nurse by profession, wanted a family of only boys. She had experienced sadness and trauma as a child and was literally afraid that she might pass dysfunctional… Continue Reading

Miscarriage and Regaining Hope

Miscarriage is one of the most devastating experiences any woman can go through.  I know, I have had several.  My heart was broken and I thought I would never heal emotionally.  But time, the love of family and friends, and other experiences bring hope  and eventually emotional healing to us. Sarah:  “Mother, Don’t Be Sad”… Continue Reading