I grew up Catholic and never had any trouble believing in God, Jesus, heaven, any of that.  I was always involved in my church growing up and, though I’m no longer an every Sunday churchgoer, my belief has not wavered.  However, I know many people struggle with the idea of if there is indeed some “higher being” in the world that is watching over us all and if, when we die, we really do go to another place and not just rot in a grave.

Several weeks ago, my mom told me about this book that a friend had told her about called “Heaven is for real” by Todd Burpo.   Continue reading






1. the state or feeling of being pleased.
2. enjoyment or satisfaction derived from what is to one’s liking; gratification; delight.
3. worldly or frivolous enjoyment: the pursuit of pleasure.
4. recreation or amusement; diversion; enjoyment: Are you traveling on business or for pleasure?
5. sensual gratification.

I just finished reading Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert.  If you haven’t read this book, please, go buy it and read it. (Just a tip, I found mine at Goodwill for 99 cents!)   Continue reading