Seekers asking questions...
May 19, 2013
I'm so very grateful for the hardest day of my life, and it almost didn't happen. My sister and I were in remote northwestern China a decade ago to pick up my oldest daughter. In 46 hours, I went from waiting to board a plane in Wichita, Kansas, to having my new daughter in a dated, dingy hotel room in easily the most foreign place either of us had ever been in. There aren't words to describe the shock of that much transition in that short a time. The orphanage director who had brought her to our hotel had stayed only long enough to exchange brief pleasantries through the translator before …
Where did we come from? What happens after we die?
Human beings have been asking these questions as long as we have possessed the consciousness to do so. Religion and science have attempted to provide the answers, but the reality is we simply don't know.
But what if the clues are hidden in the chaos of our everyday lives?
Exploring an old hypothesis that the good on earth is a reflection of heaven, The Best Possible World explores the evidence for some of these "echoes." These echoes, organized into three sections—order, beauty, and love—examine the possibility that these three themes may actually form key aspects of the very nature of God.