“Heaven” is a place many wish for –
But wishing doesn’t make it real.
It’s not just children who cherish fairytales –
We all want to believe in them.
From a personal perspective,
If life doesn’t continue after our given span, it loses some meaning –
But, of course, that’s not how God sees it!
God gifts us with life and almost infinite opportunities to love –
But if we insufficiently value this –
Counting on greater gifts to come –
We are fools –
Entertaining, but, ultimately tragic, fools.
Living within the stream of life –
Going fast – and then – towards the end – even faster –
Working, eating – having fun –
When we finally reach the “ocean” –
It looks like, at least in our present form, we may simply disappear.
It’s no different than anything else –
We are what we are,
And, then, one day, perhaps, come to an “end”.
It’s a joyful sort of tragedy –
Which we’ve been fortunate to participate in –
Our minds, sometimes, however, refuse to accept this –
But our hearts know better –
Our hearts are always willing to give our minds permission
To adjust to the coming reality.