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Ray Hollenbach has an interesting blog at Students of Jesus. He asks an important question with Trapped Eternally In Heaven:

Popular images of heaven include the idea that we will inhabit celestial mansions, waft upon fluffy light clouds and worship eternally. These images are certainly better than eternal torment and suffering, but do they really represent the stuff we would choose to do forever, especially given the activities and tastes we choose right now? Even as a Christian, if I spend my entire life indulging my personal tastes, why would I want to focus on Someone Else for eternity? I would be trapped in heaven eternally.

He concludes that the answer to this is that heaven is the experience of coming ever-closer to God. But I think this just comes full-circle to his original question: “why would I want to focus on Someone Else for eternity?”
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