This book is dedicated to all of my loving family, with boundless gratitude.
When I was a kid, I would often dream of flying. (Prologue)
My eyes popped open.
The message had three parts, and if I had to translate them into earthly language, I'd say that they ran something like this: "You are loved and cherished, dearly, forever." "You have nothing to fear." "There is nothing you can do wrong."
As he lay in a coma, neurosurgeon Eben Alexander explains that he "journeyed beyond this world and encountered an angelic being who guided him into the deepest realms of super-physical existence [where] he met and spoke with the Divine source of the universe itself"--P.  of cover.… (more)