by Lynette Woods
Most of us are familiar with Google Earth -
digitally zooming in on areas of the earth.
Most people who live on the earth see
heaven from an earthly perspective - looking up.
It has been said that love does not consist
of gazing at one another, but of gazing together in
That being true, our Love consists not of
gazing at one another so much as gazing Together,
as One, in one direction:
We see that heaven's focus is not itself
but this world: seeing Christ as the consummation of
all - becoming All - in all!
It is only when we are far above the earth
that we can see the big picture.
If my universe is limited to what I see
outside my front door, then that will be my focus -
and my limitation.
The higher we go the bigger the picture
becomes and the more our horizons expand.
Google is used to do searches and sometimes
we too zoom in and search...
Sometimes clouds obscure our view of the
earth and all we can see is the glory of the Son
reflecting off the top of the clouds!
What we see Together from heaven's perspective above all else is unimaginable, indefinable, inexplicable