Be Careful What You Wish For

An important story to learn from when you look behind the façade

Maria Rattray
Hope * Healing * Humour

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Heaven or hell … which one to choose?
Heaven or hell … which one to choose? Photo by Matijn Palings on Unsplash

With elections coming up soon in Britain, France, and then the USA ones in November, and Australia next year, I thought I’d share with you a little story I recently heard.

It really sums up the types of shenanigans that go on, in order to convince us that all in the garden is rosy.

It goes like this…

So Sean dies, and he crosses over to wherever dead bodies cross to. Now, it happened to be a special day when God had decreed that on that particular day, the newly-dead could choose to check out both Heaven and Hell before deciding where their final resting places would be.

Sean, being a betting man, decided he’d check Hell out first.

With bated breath, down he went to the mentally-projected fires, where he was greeted warmly by the Devil.

He also found out that Hell was a bit of a swinging place, and not at all what he’d been told to expect.

No raging fires.

No lamenting.

No begging of forgiveness.

Instead, it was beautifully-planned, and so temptingly peaceful. Moreover the people were happy, dressed well, fed well, and treated with the…

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Maria Rattray
Hope * Healing * Humour

Writer, author, teacher, fun-loving poet. Trying valiantly to make the world a better place. Helping you to guide the future. Find me at: https://ponmyword.com