My Big Brother Is in Heaven Now

Xulon Press offers a true story of hope in the midst of the unthinkable.

Grief Can Seem Overwhelming, But Families Can Find Life After Loss

Xulon Press offers a true story of hope in the midst of the unthinkable.


Authors J.L. Sampson and J. Omar Colemon share their true story of life, love and grief in My Big Brother is in Heaven Now: An Inspiring Story of Life, Love and Grief Through the Eyes of a Child ($12.49, paperback, 9781545667989; $5.99, e-book, 9781545667996).  Jay spent 17 wonderful years on earth before his death, and his family continues to celebrate his life.


The book received a 5-star rating on Amazon and uses 8-year-old Omar’s voice to tell of his family’s journey through grief and finding a new normal after his brother’s death.


“Just as the joys of living are a part of our reality, so is the intrusive impact of death and the difficult journey that follows. Prayerfully, this book will serve as a source of inspiration as families learn to cope, live and laugh again in the absence of their beloved one,” said Sampson.


Spurred by the death of her 17-year-old son in 2006, J. L. Sampson sought to help others cope with grief by serving as a volunteer grief mentor.  




Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 15,000 titles published to date. My Big Brother is in Heaven Now is available online through,, and


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