The stands were almost all filled at the ballpark. The vivid green seemed to shine amid the thousands of red and white hats and jerseys in the crowd. The only people on the field were the grounds crew and three umpires.
“Do you think we’re going to win today?” asked Lisa.
“I think we’ll win. We’ve got a great team this year,” said Roger. “If we don’t lose heart, we’ll win.”
The day was cloudy and a gentle breeze was moving through the stadium. “Look, even the highest rows are filling up now.”
Roger looked up at the fans shuffling in to find their seats. He turned and asked her, “When you think about heaven, do you think of it as a place, like a giant castle in the sky, or is it more like a feeling, like joy or peace or love?”
She thought for a moment, and answered, “I think it’s like home.”