When my oldest was a toddler I felt really uncomfortable talking about heaven – because him dying and going to heaven was not something I wanted to even think about…until I realized that he wasn’t scared of heaven. In his mind, heaven was the place where he would get to see Jesus, his bff, face to face. Heaven is a place with no owies, no crying, no sickness….it’s a non-stop party with Jesus!
I think we can lean in to this conversation with our little ones. We get the opportunity to create their picture of what forever with Jesus is going to look like! Here are a few of my favorite picture books that could be a good starting point for some great conversation:
Here is a simple video that will help pull it all together!