And I respond: In a nutshell, life is preparation for eternity. We were not made to last forever,
and God wants us to be with Him in Heaven.
One day my heart is going to stop, and that will be the end of my body--but not the end of me. I
may live 60 to 100 years on earth, but I am going to spend trillions of years in eternity. This is the
warm-up act - the dress rehearsal. God wants us to practice on earth what we will do forever in
Rick Warren, author of the 'Purpose
Driven Life '