Dalai Lama

Lord, please don't make me a cockroach

Q: If most of us wind up going to Heaven, wouldn't it be too crowded? What if there's no room? I just can't see how God can handle all of us! I really hope you answer me; I think about this all the time. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter. -- From M

A: I also think about the World To Come (this is the Jewish term for Heaven) even though knowing what happens there or even knowing if there is a Heaven is way above my pay grade. The belief of all the Abrahamic faiths is clear. Death is not the end of us. This belief depends upon a belief that we are made up of bodies and souls. Our bodies are material and therefore take up space, but our souls are immaterial and thus...