Heaven and Hell are
Christian concepts of the afterlife. They are either side of the same
coin. They exist in the duality of their explanations.
The religious teach us
to live without sin and then heaven is a reward. Hell is the punishment
when we fail.
We might consider that
to learn a lesson we must strive for and on occasion attain the heights of our
endeavours. The learning is most often in missing the mark (the definition
of sin). The earth life purposes are lessons to spiritualize the
The afterlife on the
other hand, is a progressive step from human life on earth into spirit life
beyond. We are made up of body, mind, and spirit functioning on the earth
plane in a balance of the energies of each aspect. We are all energy after
It has been measured
that something leaves the body on death. If we consider that the
spirit/soul has accumulated its earth plane lessons and is ready to progress,
the afterlife is a spirit existence.
With space travel, we have come to learn there is no 'out there'
for our heaven or hell. There is only our state of mind. We can
choose to live in a heavenly manner for all our lessons, or we can live in
hell. Hell is our judgements of all our activities as good or evil.
It is only human beings that put so much effort into judging their own lessons
Let's bring heaven and
hell into our existence then, right now, right here. We just woke up to
greet our day. Our mind fills with negativity immediately. It
actually takes a real effort to think positively. That is the first
Rush is the order for
getting into our day. Perhaps we need to wake up a little earlier to give
ourselves the time and energy to take our time and enjoy each step; that nice
shower of warm water. And give thanks and blessings for all our
Instead of setting an
agenda for your day as you drive to work, why not try just looking at the
scenery and actually seeing the loveliness of your world. And give thanks
and blessings for all our benefits.
Small changes to be
sure. But attitude is everything. You can enter the same work, but
with a renewed attitude and find so much of a blessing for your
Photo used under Creative Commons from Sergiy Tkachenko / 4th february