For Todd and Sonja Burpo, Colton’s surgical procedure was an agonizing expertise. Not solely was their son in important situation when he was admitted, but it surely additionally took a number of days for him to recuperate, throughout which period his distraught mother and father thought he was going to die.
Fortunately, Colton made a full restoration and was capable of go dwelling. However a number of months later, Todd and Sonja seen that their son was making some very uncommon claims for a 4-year-old.
Colton talked about how, when he was in surgical procedure, angels sang to him, and he even bought to take a seat on Jesus’s lap. All of this appeared unusual however in step with what he’d been taught in church. Nevertheless, Todd and Sonja had been stunned when Colton additionally talked about that he met his older sister, who Colton had by no means met as a result of she had died in a miscarriage years earlier than he was born.
To make issues stranger, Colton stated that he had met his great-grandfather throughout his time in heaven, who had additionally died earlier than Colton was born, and knew that his great-grandfather’s nickname was “Pops.” Additionally curious was the truth that Colton stated he noticed his mother and father sitting in separate rooms throughout his surgical procedure, one thing that he couldn’t have identified whereas being underneath anesthesia.