Sorry to all the Starbucks fans out there but this is funny on different levels for me.
There are just some kind of men who—who’re so busy worrying about the next world they’ve never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.
You are too young to understand it,” she said, “but sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whiskey bottle in the hand of—oh, of your father.Harper Lee from “To Kill A Mockingbird”
Heaven’s cool but so is Earth.
This morning while walking the dog I looked up and saw the stars in the sky shining brightly. The big dipper, the little dipper and other constellations were still visible in the dawn sky. Somehow this morning it put some things in perspective. Once you get out of Earth’s atmosphere things seem a little less complicated.
The drama of the planet seems to disappear. It’s just you and the celestial heaven that is all around you. Maybe we need to look to the stars of creation to reset and renew our soul. Yeah stargazing can help you think about things in a new way or at least remind you things aren’t as bad as they might seem.
Wherever you are, look up to find yourself again.
I believe in Heaven, Utopia, a divine kingdom of love and peace. There is a place where The Creator exists with creation and nature. God loves his children no matter who they are and who they love. Nature revealing it’s promise and majesty. There is a place of grace and mercy where all creatures great and small have belonging and purpose. Every person needs to feel that connection to something bigger than they are where they matter in every way. Is this place possible, I do believe so.