|Looking at the Heavenwithin|
The following story has characters in it that were taken from a novel that I wrote:
Theresa appeared to Meg in her dream:
"Theresa," Meg Exclaimed. "It's heaven seeing you again." And they exchanged hugs. "Where are we," Meg mused?
"Well, do you see the pearly gates over there?"
"Wow, where's your beloved Gary?"
"The Lord has him evangelizing the newbies that arrive here; the ones that haven't personally known Jesus. Those are the ones that lived a life whose behavior glorified Jesus."
"Oh, those must be the ones that Paul was talking about in his epistles...."
"Yes, actually, because those souls are so numerous, where previously they were only the disciples of Paul; now Gary works with Paul in teaching those souls the truth: who is the savior of their souls."
"Ah, he must really love teaching here, huh?"
"Ah, Meg, he's becoming more fiery every day. Even souls like St Augustine, St Thomas, and many other of the learned saints, sit spellbound, listening to him preach the Good News. Even the Lord has sat in rapt amazement on numerous occasions, listening to the passionate expounding of his Word. And how I love Gary."
Meg had that starry eyed gaze, as she said, "Hey, is that his voice that I hear?"
"Yes, Meg. Let's wander over and listen to him."
"And all of you who did not know Christ, lived a life that was pleasing to him. You who did not know the law, lived the law that was written in your hearts. And that law is, 'love one another as Jesus loves you.' Today you have come to understand the length, the depth, the width, and breath of God's love for you. He'll share his all with you. In fact, Jesus is teaching now in the mansion on the hill. And he wants to share his word with each one of you. 'Till we meet again, my beloveds in Christ, peace be with you."
Meg sighed in amazement. "You must really love Gary more every day, huh?"
"Yes, Meg. Love has no boundaries. And the deeper that I come to know the Lord's love for me, the deeper that I share his love with Gary."
Gary looked over at that moment and spotted Meg. He whizzed over and hugged her.
"Meg," he said in a booming voice. "Welcome to our Father's home."
"Thanks, Gary. We have been listening to you preach the Word of God. My soul havd been eletrified."
"Good, Meg. You need to take this energy and strike a harvest of souls for the Lord. You have the passion, Meg. You have the LIght. And your soul certainly abounds with love. So, I'll be expecting to see great things from you."
"You see me," Meg inquired?
"Certainly, Meg. Hey, don't you think that the Lord is going to allow me to watch over on of my favorite person on earth?"
At that moment Meg woke up, ready to spread the Light of the world.