“Give me your hand,” the surgeon said to student nurse Peggy Heppner during cardiovascular surgery. As she anxiously held the patient’s heart in her palm, she felt the unforgettable power of that one beating muscle in a person’s life.
Peggy reflects on how her own heart was dead from sin but restarted by the power of Jesus’s resurrection. “Like undergoing heart surgery, Jesus healed my heart with his restorative love.”
Read more of her article, Heart Health, from the Student TXT Topical Collection in the Journal of Christian Nursing, January – March, 2014.
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