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Heaven is for real

by Todd Burpo

Author: Todd Burpo

Books » Fantasy fiction


Language: English

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Colton said he met his miscarried sister, whom no one had told him about, and his great grandfather who died 30 years before Colton was born, then shared impossible-to-know details about each. He describes the horse that only Jesus could ride, about how "reaaally big" God and his chair are, and how the Holy Spirit "shoots down power" from heaven to help us.

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ISBN: 0849946158
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...India. One of the scarier-looking residents was a “skeleton tarantula,” so named because its black legs were segmented with white bands so that the spider looked a little like an Xray in reverse. We later heard that this particular skeleton tarantula was a bit of a rebel: once, she had somehow engineered a jailbreak, invaded the habitat next door, and eaten her neighbor for lunch. As Colton hopped up on the footstool to see what the rogue tarantula looked like, he glanced back at me with a grin that warmed me. I could feel my neck muscles begin to unknot, and somewhere inside me a pressure valve released, the emotional equivalent of a long sigh. For the first time in months, I felt I could simply enjoy my family. “Wow, look at that one!” Cassie said, pointing into one of the ...

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unholyangel627

29 Oct 2011 06:03:31

This is NOT fantasy fiction.
It's a book that describes what a real family really experienced, from their own point of view.
I don't know why but there's a lotta books here under the genre of fantasy fiction which are NOT fantasy fiction.

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What s the only thing in heaven that s the same as it was on earth? The answer: the wounds in Jesus hands and feet.

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She looked across the table at our oldest son and said, Colton, what do you want people to know from your story? Without hesitation, he looked her in the eye and said, I want them to know that heaven is for real.

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he looked across the table at our oldest son and said, Colton, what do you want people to know from your story? Without hesitation, he looked her in the eye and said, I want them to know that heaven is for real.

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It s good to be strong and able to bless others, yes. But we learned the value of being vulnerable enough to let others be strong for us, to let others bless us. That, it turned out, was a blessing to them as well.

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