About 30 minutes past bedtime, my son came to me.
“I had a bad thought.”
“What’s your bad thought?”
“What happens to people when they die?”
I let him continue rather than opening up a larger can of worms.
“Are they still here? Do they become other people? Are they in heaven?”
Instantly, I said yes, they are. They are still here. They are in heaven.
Who knows what the right answer is. And more importantly, who can really prove me wrong.
We hear what we want to hear. We hear what makes us sleep at night. We hear the things we want to tell our children so that they can sleep at night.
“Yes. When people die, they are still here. They go to be with people they love and haven’t seen in a while. They are just fine and they are all around us, keeping track of…
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