Where were you before you woke up this morning. Of course, we know where your body was—that speck of a thing lying on a mattress. But where were you?
Knowing about someone is not even remotely the same as knowing someone. My name is Keith. “You are the light of the world,” Jesus said.
Personality comes from persona, the Latin word for mask. Masks don’t evolve; they can’t be trimmed, tarted up or traded in. But they can be set aside. Then we’re unobscured. Then we’re beautiful.
There is compelling anecdotal evidence to support the view that heaven Is a state of consciousness, not a destination. Which allows for the possibility, at least, that some on earth are in heaven.
“You are the light of the world.” There’s no wiggle room here. This is either unequivocally true or Jesus was mad as a hatter.