A tragic suicide may have ended the earthly life of Harriet Deison, but it didn't end the love story she shared with her husband, Pete. Their connection continued through Pete's vivid dreams of Harriet sent from her new home in heaven.
Pete and Harriet Deison were enjoying a full life of being parents, grandparents, and partners in ministry when deep depression spiraled Harriet into a darkness that caused her to take her own life. Suddenly thrust into unimaginable grief, Pete, a Presbyterian minister, turned to his roots as a student and educator in an attempt to make sense of it all.
Visits from Heaven is the love story of a man and his wife of 43 years, which quietly becomes the story of God's love for his children. The narrative of strange coincidences, amazing answers to prayer, and dozens of dreams by Pete and others affirms that there is a continued existence of a loved one that can be experienced here on earth.
Is heaven a place where real life continues, or is it all clouds, pearly gates, and long church services? Visits from Heaven answers those questions, giving listeners a clearer picture of what life is like for a believer after he or she leaves earth. It's also a wake-up call for those who secretly think heaven is a dry and boring place.
Deeply grounded in the Scriptures and in the classic works of writers such as C. S. Lewis, Sheldon Vanauken, John Claypool, Randy Alcorn, and N. T. Wright, Deison shares biblical truths about the reality of our continued existence and the nature of our heavenly home. Visits from Heaven gently leads grieving people on an effective and insightful journey through the grief and recovery process.
The subject was just what I needed to hear at this time. I enjoyed a chapter each way on my travel to and from home. Narrator was excellent.
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All will love this book. Well written and captures the love that Pete has for Harriet, and the love the Lord has for Harriet, Pete- and you and me. Listen several times and it will change your quiet time in the morning and your life on this planet.