Immediately following “Super Soul Sunday” at 12 p.m., an all-new series “In Deep Shift with Jonas Elrod” premieres on OWN, featuring “Wake Up” filmmaker Jonas Elrod as he uncovers the near-death experience and extraordinary spiritual breakthrough of accomplished orthopaedic spine surgeon and best-selling author, Dr Mary Neal.
Mary, an accomplished orthopaedic spine surgeon, had a near-death experience and lived to tell her story of hope and purpose. She is forever changed after a kayaking incident when she drowned and came back to life. A woman of fact and science, Mary reports receiving surprising messages, about the future, while she was unconscious, that she wasn’t able to share until years later, chronicled her memoir, “To Heaven and Back: A Doctor’s Extraordinary Account of Her Death, Heaven, Angels, and Life Again: A True Story.” When filmmaker Jonas Elrod visits her at home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, he gains deeper understanding of Mary’s journey, as he chronicles her deep shift, which she says began with redefining life by new terms, balancing science, and spirituality.
About “In Deep Shift with Jonas Elrod”
Filmmaker Jonas Elrod says we are all on a spiritual path, whether we know it or not. Years ago, he experienced his own breakdown—and breakthrough. It turned his world upside down and made him see everything in a different light. Now, he is setting out to uncover other people’s experiences of extraordinary deep shifts when their lives were changed forever. “In Deep Shift with Jonas Elrod” features an intimate, in-depth look atreal-life stories of love, loss and redemption, from the breakdown to breakthrough and transformation. The series is co-produced by Harpo Studios and TBG Studios, executive produced by Jonas Elrod, Chad Ostrom, Jon Sinclair and Jill Barancik.