The Shocking Difference Between Heaven and Hell

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I recently posted this to my web site. You're really going to enjoy this because it's true. Be awesome!

An old woman wished more than anything to see for herself the difference between Heaven and Hell. An angel called upon her to grant her request.

The angel put a blindfold around her eyes and said, "First you shall see Hell."

When the blindfold was removed, the old woman was standing at the entrance to a great dining hall. The hall was full of long tables, each piled high with the most delicious foods -- meats, vegetables, fruits, breads, and desserts of all kinds. The smells that reached her nose were wonderful.

The old woman noticed that there were people seated around the tables. Their bodies were thin and their faces were gaunt and creased with frustration. Each person held a spoon that was about three feet long. The spoons were long enough to reach the food on the table, but, because they were so long, they could not get the food back to their mouths no matter how hard they tried.

The old woman watched their struggle and she heard their hungry, desperate cries.

It was torture. A feast for a King was within reach yet absolutely unattainable.

"I cannot take this anymore! I've seen enough," she said. "Please let me see Heaven!"

Again, the blindfold was put around her eyes and the old woman heard, "Now you shall see Heaven."

When the blindfold was removed, the old woman was confused. There she stood again at the entrance to a great dining hall that was filled with long tables piled high with the most delicious foods. Again, she saw that there were people sitting just out of arm's reach of the food with three-foot long spoons.

But as the old woman looked closer, she noticed that the people in heaven were plump and had rosy, happy faces. As she watched, a joyous sound of laughter filled the air.

And soon the old woman was laughing, too, for now she understood the difference between Heaven and Hell for herself.

Unlike in Hell, the people in Heaven were not struggling with those long spoons to feed themselves.

Instead, the people in Heaven were using those long spoons to feed each other.

In The Master Key System, Charles F. Haanel wrote that "the law of success is service."

When you serve your fellow man, you will become successful.

You win in direct relation as others win.

There is no greater secret.

Nor is there any greater gift.
#difference #heaven #hell #shocking
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    The people in hell should throw food at each other, lol!

    Good story though.

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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    i do not believe in a hell beyond what can be experienced as a human at this point ..in many cases we are still wrestling with the same problems as people thousands of years ago ..

    but the story does get to a point of how to turn a hellish earthly experience into a more fullfilling heavenly one ..

    the caveat though is we need to accept or allow other people to serve us with their spoon.. and not just busy ourselves running around feeding everyone else ..and stopping others from feeding us .
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  • Profile picture of the author hardraysnight
    so who is left? - the meek inheriting the earth
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by hardraysnight View Post

      so who is left? - the meek inheriting the earth
      The meek and the super intelligent will inherit the Earth, the rest, well it gives us something to laugh at!

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    • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
      Originally Posted by hardraysnight View Post

      so who is left? - the meek inheriting the earth
      I agree with you...because in all of human history...in every war, conflict, rebellion, and massacre...it has always been the meek that have come out on top.
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      • Profile picture of the author Odahh
        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        I agree with you...because in all of human history...in every war, conflict, rebellion, and massacre...it has always been the meek that have come out on top.
        The word meek is not being used how we 2000 years later think it is being used .nor does the word inherit have the same meaning today ..

        meek is refering to those who follow the word of god according to the teachings of Jesus. and inherit probably is more a license to take from non believers .and if you look at the actions of the church over the last 1800 years ..thats how history has played out .

        in today's usage of the word meek..we would thing the guy who burried his talents ..would be the meek one instead he had his talents taken and given to the one who did more with them .

        to he who has more shal be given .. to he who hath not more will be taken away ..

        does not mesh with the definition of meek most hold .
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        • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
          Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

          The word meek is not being used how we 2000 years later think it is being used ..
          I know. But the way it's used today is how people interpret it.
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            Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

            I know. But the way it's used today is how people interpret it.
            which is why it is good to go back to original usage of the words to get a more proper interpretation .

            it is like trying to explain the difference between modern currency ..verse traditional money

            or what warren buffet calls an asset compared to the majority of people and he is neither a fan of gold or bitcoin ..
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    Originally Posted by yukon View Post

    Us?

    There's more of you?
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    I am sure that there is in a parallel universe.

    But my idea of meek are individuals that believe in a god, and as such can avoid the nasty events, and get to the finish line.

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  • Profile picture of the author Mark Benedict
    But I wonder, the afterlife is meaningless without another afterlife and so on.
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      Originally Posted by Knockout Artist View Post

      But I wonder, the afterlife is meaningless without another afterlife and so on.






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    • Profile picture of the author Odahh
      Originally Posted by Knockout Artist View Post

      But I wonder, the afterlife is meaningless without another afterlife and so on.
      well does what came before have any meaning to this life and will how this life is lead effect the next life..but just running the numbers not everyone would have a past life on earth . there are 5 billion more people than just 100 years ago ..and population will probably cap at 9 billion then start dropping..so where did the extra soles come from and where will they go when no more afterlifes are there for them on earth ..

      I have met so many broken and messed up people in the last few years ..with traumatic stuff happening every few years from early childhood ..that it is almost like the soul is getting all the horrible stuff in in one life time ..
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