Beyond What We Can Imagine
“Mommy, do you think there are dinosaurs in heaven?”
Deep in thought, my five-year-old was staring out the car window when the question popped into his mind. Conversations on heaven had become a popular topic for our car rides.
“Quite possibly,” I said, “God has made heaven a perfect place that’s beyond what we can imagine.”
“I think there will be water parks!” he exclaimed.
“God may have water parks there.”
“And no one will be sad or die there,” he stated.
“That’s right. There will be no sadness or death. Everyone will be full of joy because we will be with God.”
He then went into great detail about which water slides might be there, who we might see, and how excited he was to go to heaven.
Through the thoughts and questions of a child, God was reminding me- this broken world is not our end destination.
God has prepared a place for those who love Him that’s beyond what we can imagine. It will lack nothing (John 14:2). Our best days on earth will not even compare to what lies ahead.
While heaven is often portrayed as a permanent vacation in our culture, there’s so much more to the actual place that God has specifically prepared for His chosen children…