Letters: Apr. 14, 1997

DOES HEAVEN EXIST?

"Yes, there is a heaven. We create it every day when we protect a child, help an adult and revere our home, the earth." GEORGE A. ERICKSON New Brighton, Minnesota

I've come to accept heaven as an eternal gift for attempting to live my life with God, not man, as my mentor [RELIGION, March 24]. As with any gift, knowing what's under the wrappings before the designated time removes all the joy of the unwrapping intended by the giver. If heaven has no relationship to time, space or place, why waste human energy trying to put it in...

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