Man seeks solutions outside of the moral dimension, which is why he hates God’s law, which exposes him as a covenant-breaker by marking out how he should walk. God’s law blocks man from playing the victim card and retreating into metaphysics, which is why man rejects it and refuses to see himself as a transgressor against moral order.
Neonatal cardiac surgery had advanced far enough to provide a solution, albeit a risky one involving three staged open-heart surgeries to alter the way the heart pumps blood. The alternative was unacceptable: “comfort care” until he died in the hospital. With many hundreds praying for the young boy, Holden started down the long, dangerous path to convert a faulty four-chamber heart into a working three-chamber heart.