As usual, I get things sent to me via email and I don't like forwarding something that might be construde as spam to others... but here's a funny poem about Heaven. I hope you like it.
Heaven ~ by Unknown Poet
I was shocked, confused, bewildered
As I entered Heaven's door,
Not by the beauty of it all,
Nor the lights or its decor.
But it was the folks in Heaven
Who made me sputter and gasp--
The thieves, the liars, the sinners,
The alcoholics and the trash.
There stood the kid from seventh grade
Who swiped my lunch money twice.
Next to him was my old neighbor
Who never said anything nice.
Herb, who I always thought
Was rotting away in hell,
Was sitting pretty on cloud nine,
Looking incredibly well.
I nudged Jesus, 'What's the deal?
I would love to hear Your take.
How'd all these sinners get up here?
God must've made a mistake.
'And why is everyone so quiet,
So somber - give me a clue.'
'Hush, child,' He said, 'they're all in shock.
No one thought they'd be seeing you.'
Just going to church
doesn't make you a Christian
any more than
standing in your garage
makes you a car mechanic.
Every saint has a PAST...
Every sinner has a FUTURE!
Now it's your turn...
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