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Discussion in 'Interfaith Discussion' started by Seeker of White Light, Sep 29, 2022.

  1. Seeker of White Light

    Seeker of White Light Be who ever you want

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    If God told you/could be through an Angel, that you could go to heaven right away in that moment.

    Would you have said yes?
     
  2. ADigitalArtist

    ADigitalArtist Veteran Member
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    I would need more information. A lot of things could be calling themselves an angel, a lot of gods out there it could be representing, a lot of ideas of heaven I'm not interested in.
     
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  3. PureX

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    No. For any number of reasons. But mostly because I don't believe in "short cuts". That's not how life (or death) works. And anyway, that's not the way to respond to a gift.
     
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  4. The Hammer

    The Hammer Wyrd Wide Web
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    Nope, why should I? If for whatever reason that is where I was headed, I'd get there in due time.
     
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  5. Starlight

    Starlight Well-Known Member

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    Yes
     
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  6. sun rise

    sun rise Śvāna Dharma
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    No. In spite of all the trouble, I'm enjoying having a physical body and the potential for spiritual progress it brings.
     
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    Psalm23 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe.
     
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  8. Nakosis

    Nakosis Time Efficient Lollygagger
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    What is heaven like? :shrug:
    I might get there and then decide I don't like it.
    Maybe better the devil you know.
     
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  9. stvdv

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    You mean "God tells me that I could go to Heaven NOW"?

    I would say "YES"

    Best offer I can get; no one can trump such an offer, right?
     
  10. Hermit Philosopher

    Hermit Philosopher Selflessly here for you

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    I think of the phrase “the Kingdom of God is within you”.

    To the living, heaven -like hell- is a state of mind: a way of understanding and approaching the world and what one comes across.

    When we approach what occurs from a place of attentiveness, humility and selflessness, we experience inner peace/harmony (heaven). When we do so from a place of distraction or self interest and disregard for, or competitiveness with others, we experience angst, lack, want, envy, threat, greed, emptiness, apathy, loss, pain, rage, hatred (hell).

    To live in a state of heaven, is to have understood that your perspective and actions form your life and to constantly choose the perspective and actions that contribute to inner peace and harmony.


    Humbly,
    Hermit
     
  11. VoidCat

    VoidCat Pronouns: they/them/their thon/thons/thonself

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    I've had a rough life on this earth. Im tired of fighting. If a deity said i could go to heaven right then and there and i liked how that heaven sounded I'd likely want to accept the offer. However I have a twin sister who'd be upset if I just died. So I'd ask if both of us could go provided my sister would want to go and if they said yes I would discuss with my sister. If she ready to go then I'll go with her. If not then i would not accept the offer.
     
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  12. Twilight Hue

    Twilight Hue Twilight, not bright nor dark, good nor bad.

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    Na. I have no interest in going to church.
     
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