I don’t know if there’s such a thing as an after life or not. I just don’t know. All we’ve got is the Bible which is certainly suspect. Suspect by the way it was put together, the books chosen an appointed few back in the third century. Suspect because we don’t know who wrote some of these books, suspect (as I understand it ) because all evidence points to a copying or a rewriting of texts from other religions which are similar. The Bible is all we have and without it there is no case at all for an afterlife. I was raised up to believe the Bible was the Word of God. Or at least a book of books inspired by the Almighty. Now when asked, I say I just don’t know. When my children grew into young teens and asked my opinion, I simply said I don’t know, they would have to make this determination for themselves. I do not believe God speaks to or interacts with we the people, us humans. I believe most what we have in the Bible and in all our churches are myths. But that is not to say there is no hereafter, or that there is no God, it is merely the Bible version, a version we have been taught so long we are brainwashed to automatically it as truth. A book that has been taken by so called men of God throughout the ages. An easy way for uneducated men or men with little education, to take up the book and proclaim they are ministers of this gospel. Organizations such as the catholic church have a longer history with the scriptures. Maybe it was a control mechanism. Maybe some spiritual people way back there actually believed what those early writers wrote. I don’t know how it all came together so in our time and before preachers use whatever media is and has been available to wring money from your bank account to their on. TV preachers of all sorts, preachers of prophecy, some good, some not, who have found an easier way to wealth and the good life. Of course it started with tithe. To others, the good pastors who lead their flock week in and week out and do good as they can, they have found an occupation and some may indeed believe. There may be a hereafter and our souls may all wind up somewhere in an afterlife but it will not be because of any thing we have been taught in church or by some Priest or Minister of the Gospel, or one of these radio or television preachers. There may be a God, I don’t know. What I do know is strange things have happened. Throughout our history and back in the old countries strange phenomenas have occurred that cannot be explained by modern technology or science. Duke University and a university in England conducted research back in the fifties and early sixties, on many off these psychic phenomena. Are these goings on godly manifestations? Of course we don’t know. All we can do is make judgments and render opinions based on what we believe, leaving me to think on the subject, ‘Is there a hereafter or a God in heaven.’ After all, the Sunday and weekly services of the christian faith do bring comfort and assurances and a sense of well being to those who attend. But is there a God and there a here-after? I really don’t know.