By Don Piper
Now to be had in a unique version for readers age 9-12, 90 mins in Heaven is the runaway bestseller approximately one man's adventure with demise and existence. whilst Don Piper's automobile collided with a semi-truck he was once stated lifeless on the scene. For the following ninety mins, he skilled the glories of heaven. again on the earth, a passing minister felt resulted in pray for the twist of fate sufferer even if he used to be instructed Piper used to be lifeless. Miraculously, Piper got here again to existence, and the excitement of heaven was once changed by means of a protracted and painful recovery.
An inspiring account for individuals of every age, 90 mins in Heaven is now poised to the touch and luxury little ones within the comparable manner it has provided encouragement and wish to thousands of adults.
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Can you imagine the strange stares I received everywhere I went? People gasped and gawked at a man in a wheelchair with steel rods sticking out all over his body. I’ve often kidded others that because of all this “metalwork,” if archaeologists discover my body years from now, they’ll think they’ve found a new species! My anatomy has been completely rearranged. My right knee had been crushed, and I wore a cast on it for quite some time. They put a small, mesh basket around the kneecap so it would heal.
He began praying for me. As he said later, “I felt compelled to pray. I didn’t know who the man was or whether he was a believer. ” As Dick prayed, he became quite emotional and broke down and cried several times. Then he sang. Dick had an excellent voice and often sang publicly. He paused several times to sing a hymn and then went back to prayer. Not only did Dick believe God had called him to pray for me, but he prayed quite specifically that I would be delivered from unseen injuries, meaning brain and internal injuries.
Day after day I lay in bed, unable to move. I lay on my back a total of thirteen months before I could turn over on my side. Just that simple action made it one of the best days of recovery. “Oh, I had forgotten how good this feels,” I said aloud. During that long recovery, I learned a lot about myself, my attitude, and my nature. I didn’t like many things I saw in Don Piper. Though I know I wasn’t the easiest of patients, the nurses of the orthopedic floor treated me with kindness and compassion.