What is Heaven?

Happiness is subjective. Self worth, self esteem, satisfaction and pleasure are all subjective to each and every individual throughout time. There is no such thing as a baseline for any of these emotions or feelings.

So, what is Heaven exactly? My version of Heaven is my family, all together. Not necessarily my entire family, more or less, my wife and my children together for eternity. But then, where do my mother and father and siblings fit in? I don’t know.

My idea of Heaven is mine. Your idea of Heaven could be completely different. Some people don’t believe in Heaven.

So, what does all of this mean? Honestly, I haven’t a clue. It does worry me to some extent, even though I have no control over it.

If my idea of Heaven differs from my Wife’s and Children’s ideas of what Heaven means to them, does that mean that we will be separated? Or, do we each get our own version of Heaven?

If that’s the case, does that mean that the souls of my wife and children will copies, just to suit my Heaven? Since each of their individual souls are each in their own Heaven?

What if, there is a version where I don’t want to be with my wife and kids in Heaven? If that’s the case, do I even want to know what makes me truly happy?

Is Heaven one or many? When it comes to Hell, I am certain that it will surely be true hell.

Suffice to say, Heaven scares me more than Hell. This is probably not the right outlook, but this is what I fear. Hell is a given, Heaven is not. I know what to expect in Hell, I do not know what to expect in Heaven.

Then again, maybe we don’t know what we don’t know.

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31 thoughts on “What is Heaven?

      1. I don’t know. I’ve never thought of my loved ones having a separate view of heaven than mine.
        There’s so much unknown. Maybe, each person’s heaven is their own place. We didn’t know them before we were born. Right? Maybe we go back to the place in heaven where we came from before we were born.
        Just a thought.

      2. I’d like to think that we return to the heaven we came from before we were born. I mean everybody I now know, I didn’t know them before I was born. Did you? Or did we?
        Maybe, we all knew each person we’ve met since we’ve been born and we’ll see them again and those we’ve met along the way. I don’t know. Maybe everybody’s heavens different. Who’s to say.

            1. bottomlesscoffee007

              No worries Dorothy. I moderate all comments. Not for censorship, just because I don’t want my name getting out there.

              I just want to know that they will be ok and I cannot be without them.

              1. They’re apart of you now. At least your children are. And you and your wife are one according to scripture so, you can’t split your body can you? You’ll all go in as one piece. 🤗

      3. Well, maybe we go back to the heaven we came from before we were born. And maybe we’re known in a different way from what we perceive as “knowing” in this life. Just guessing.

  1. Interesting questions brother. The Book of Revelation talks about Heaven. In Revelation 21:4 it says, “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” If that is all I knew about Heaven, it would be good enough for me! I want to spend eternity with the Lord in Heaven where there is no more pain of any kind! There is one Heaven and all who believe in Jesus for the salvation of their souls will be there. Amen! Jesus tells us how to get to Heaven in John 3:16. God bless!

  2. hawk2017

    We must believe that Christ Jesus was crucified and resurrected from the dead, to recieve the Holy Spirit that will lead us to all truths. I know that I want to be where the light is and no darknes for eternity. Jesus is the Light of Heaven for eternity. Jesus IS the Way, Truth, Life. Eternity awaits a choice.:))

    1. bottomlesscoffee007

      Good point Hawk. I ask a question I am probably not ready to receive the answer yet. I know I am impatient, and yet I still wonder. I am more worried about being separated from my family than I am worried about myself. They are my joy and happiness.

      1. hawk2017

        My friend if you believe in our God in this way then the Holy Spirit leads you. You cannot lose this salvation for we are already forgiven. We ask forgiveness so we will remember Who gives it. If the family is not believers, the Pray, Pray and teach those whom will let you. Our God says our job is to give the word to others and His job is to save them. Don’t get in God’s way.:) But remember if they are not children and they hear the Word then, like you, It is their choice. Love in our Christ Jesus. :))

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