Head in the clouds

Recently my wife found this excellent website: http://www.akiane.com.  It has pictures drawn and painted by a child prodigy, Akiane.  I would heartily recommend having a look: see her “Prince of Peace” for example…
…If you made it back from that link (and I don’t blame you if you didn’t), many of her pictures put me in mind of Heaven.  Many of them have themes like hopefulness or goodness of some kind, along with being actually beautiful, (as contrasted with the infamous “unmade bed” of modern art).  I think one of the things Christians have to do is really get excited about Heaven.  Indeed, historically, those with their “heads in the clouds” often had more of an impact on earth, where they kept their “feet on the ground” and spent their lives glorifying God.

Here are just some of the ideas that give us an inkling of what Heaven is… Continue reading

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