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The Kingdoms of Heaven and Hell Exist Inside Us All

  "At the core of our being, the Kingdoms of Heaven and Hell intertwine, and we are reminded of our power to choose either state of consciousness." Preface ''I've been wanting to write this article for quite a while now. My grandfather, who was born in the late 19th century and lived through some of the most significant moments in American history—like World War I, a global pandemic, a worldwide economic depression, and another world war—used to say to anyone who would listen, "Hell and even Heaven aren't actual places. They're more like states of mind or ways of thinking." It took me a while to grasp exactly what he meant, but after experiencing my own heavens and hells and studying some, the following is my take on what I think he was trying to say.'' — Michael Corthell Introduction The concept of the Kingdom of Heaven has been approached from different perspectives, and two key viewpoints emerge: one emphasizing the Kingdom of Hea

[Human] You don't value it until it's gone?

“Earth laughs in flowers.”   ―  Ralph Waldo Emerson God made heaven and he made the Earth almost like heaven. Nowhere in the universe is there so much love, life, beauty... Our job is to make 'almost', 'just like'. #EarthDay2021 “Now I see the secret of making the best person:  it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.” ―  Walt Whitman