Sony’s Thoughts: Thinking about Heaven

“Lately I’ve been longing for Home and my heart is already there.” I can so relate to this lately. I don’t have a death wish but I find that, the older I get, the more I desire to really see Jesus. I don’t doubt that He’s here now – I can feel His presence – but I know that even my imagination cannot begin to describe what our meeting will truly be like.

So many songs I listen to are about Heaven yet “eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for them who love Him.” (1 Corinthians 2:9) I can’t imagine that much splendor and glory but it’s there just the same.

I look around at this beautiful earth sometimes and remind myself that I have a Home far greater than this. However, no matter how beautiful – no matter how big or small my mansion is – Jesus will be what makes it Heaven for me. How I long to see His face and to rest in His embrace. To know I’ve entered by His grace, that’s what makes it Heaven.

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  1. Me too Sony. And i have so many family and friends there waiting for me too , that will make it so much sweeter!

  2. That was very beautifully said, it couldn’t have been said any better. I also feel the same way. All my Family and Friends are there waiting. I am also waiting to look upon the Face of Jesus and to tell Him How much He means to me, face to face. Won’t it be wonderful There.

  3. I lost my Mom 27 years ago, I know this may sound selfish, but before I saw anyone else, I really want to see my Mother.

    • That’s not selfish at all, Mark. I am blessed to still have my mother with me but there have been times through the years that I’ve thought God was going to take her Home. Therefore, I can imagine a little of what you’re going through. Although time can lessen the heartache, I don’t think you ever stop missing someone and wishing you could be with them and talk with them. I took a minute to pray for you this evening, that God will continue to comfort you and draw you to His side. Keep serving Him and finish your race, accomplishing His purpose for your life and, when you get to Heaven, give your mom a hug for me too. I look forward to meeting you both when I get there.

      Have a blessed 2010!