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Heavenly Perspective

If this earth is full of pain and sorrow Heaven is for you. If this earth is full of joy and happiness Heaven is for you. Some people think of Heaven as a place where you sing songs, bow down, and look Jesus in the face. Other people think of Heaven as a place where you play golf, hang out with your friends, and are on vacation all the time. And still others think of Heaven as not Hell.

Even though all of those characterizations are probably true they are still missing the main point that Heaven is about a relationship with the Father and the Son. This answer may not be satisfying to you depending on your understanding of a relationship. A relationship does not mean that you will always be in a never ending conversation with God with nobody else around. There are many ways to get to know God as we already experience here on this earth. Nature and people bring us into a deeper relationship with God and there is no reason to expect that friendships, exploration of nature, and parties w…