On Earth as It Is in Heaven

November 6, 2013 @ 01:38 pm by Jacqui Lewis

On earth as it is in heaven. We pray this every Sunday. We name our God as Holy Parent, just like Jesus did, and then we ask for it to be on earth as it is in heaven.

I admit that when I was young, I thought of heaven as a place with pearly gates and streets paved in gold. There are images like this in the Bible, and those inform spirituals and hymns. I came to think of heaven as a place like Oz, over the rainbow; a place up in the sky where "troubles melt like lemon drops away above the chimney tops..." 

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