Blogs by L. K. Craft - Hisayasu
Who Are You Dying To See?
2/20/2007 1:49:10 PM
I ask people questions that I feel are so revealing. Here is one of my most recent ones . . .
Dying To See You!
By L. K. Craft
Your earthly life has ended. You arrive at Heaven and Saint Peter meets you at the gate.
"Nice to see you, we were expecting you. As a matter of fact, there’s a lot of people up here waiting to see you. However, on the first day, we only allow you to see one person because it is quite overwhelming up here. Eventually you are free to be with everyone. After you choose who it will be, the two of you can dine together and enjoy the beauty of Heaven. So think about it for a second, who is the one you’d like to spend your very first day in Heaven with . . . ?"
You’re trembling at the thought of holding your baby girl who passed away at childbirth. Then your mind races with the neediness of seeing your mother, as you recall the endless nights of wishing she could comfort you. Cascading memories of others, like your dad and how special he made you feel. Your smile widens at the thought of seeing your best friend Sarah, who you always confided in. You are excited and overwhelmed at the thought of so many. Surely Heaven is a great place to spend eternity with all these marvelous people you so dearly love...
Finally St. Peter says, "it is time for you to make your choice, who do you want to spend your first day with?"
Tears streaming down your face, you say, "I choose to be with my mother, she’s the one I missed the very most."
"Ok, have a seat, I will send for her, she’s definitely waiting to see you. I will also notify Jesus Christ that you didn’t choose Him, so He can take you off His schedule today. He had hoped that you would want to spend your very the first day with Him."
* * * * *
Interesting isn’t it, that your Heavenly Father, The Son of God, Jesus Christ, The Lord of Your Life, The Creator of All, The Supreme Being, The Savior of the World, The Omnipotent One, The Lord of Lords, The King of Kings, The Holy Spirt, The Maker of Heaven and Earth, The Divine One, The Great Comforter, THE LORD GOD ALMIGHTY was NOT chosen first!
Although we do not know what that day will be like, our longing to be with our Lord should overwhelm us with excitement. We say we have a personal relationship with Christ. But what kind of a relationship do we have, if we aren’t desperate to meet Him first? You may say, "oh yeah, I forgot Him, but of course I want to see Him first." If you are forgetting Christ and have to be reminded of His existence, then there’s something serious lacking in your personal relationship with Him. If you truly have a committed relationship with Jesus Christ, then there’s no relationship on this earth that can compare with that one! It’s authenticity could never allow you to ever think of HIM as a second choice.
Our number one goal, motivation, aspiration, desire, journey, plan, and hope should be to finally be with HIM. So think about how much you truly love your family and others, then ask yourself, how much do I really LOVE HIM?
Post a Comment new!
More Blogs by L. K. Craft - Hisayasu
Divine Boldness In Early 70's - Thursday, September 15, 2011
Be BOLD! - Thursday, September 08, 2011
We need to diversify immediately!!!! - Wednesday, June 03, 2009
Susan Boyle - Monday, April 20, 2009
Pondering Egos and Promises - Thursday, April 09, 2009
The Largest Book Festival . . . April 25-26, 2009 - Thursday, April 09, 2009
Drama Returns, Council Resumes - Wednesday, September 03, 2008
Pundits Stoop Low!!!! - Sunday, August 24, 2008
Sweet Niblets' - Monday, July 28, 2008
WOW! Mamma Mia! - Saturday, July 19, 2008
The New Yorker, I Am Not Amused . . . - Monday, July 14, 2008
Stuck on 'HOLD' with Time Warner Cable - Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Disappointed! Antique Roadshow -Palm Springs - Monday, May 12, 2008
New Features on Authorsden!!! - Friday, April 11, 2008
You Gotta Smile . . . - Monday, March 10, 2008
Amazon's KINDLE - Friday, February 29, 2008
CNN, HARDBALL, MSNBC and FOX Journalist Were NH Primary LOSERS - Wednesday, January 09, 2008
Don't Lose The American Dream - Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Gasping, Intensity, Exploration! - Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Sorting Out The Local Candidates Running For Office. . . - Saturday, August 18, 2007
Empty Promises To Virginia Tech? - Monday, April 16, 2007
Who Are You Dying To See? - Tuesday, February 20, 2007
So It’s Just Another Day? - Friday, February 16, 2007
A Very Strange Day - Saturday, December 30, 2006
Attended Southern California Writers Conference - Sunday, October 01, 2006
Journey To Me - Thursday, August 31, 2006
The Writer's Environment - Thursday, August 31, 2006
Pondering the Art of Writing . . . - Tuesday, August 29, 2006