I have a new article up at NewEvangelizers.com
DO ALL DOGS GO TO HEAVEN
“Where do animals go when they die?”
It is easy to dismiss this question as a young child’s curiosity, but not the business of serious religious thought. But I don’t think that we should be dismissive of the question.
Many of us have experienced the heartbreak that comes with losing a beloved pet. We invest so much of our affection, that their loss leaves a noticeable absence in our hearts. And whether or not that pet goes on to an afterlife, the pain of the person is real. The pain is real because the affection is real.
You can read the whole thing here.