experiences of heaven.We need to train ourselves to think more of heaven. It is the home to which we are journeying,and our thoughts should often be upon it. Weneed its inspiration and uplifting in our life^When one is travelling toward his home on a dark night, when the road is long and he is weary, hegets courage and strength from the knowledge thatin a little while he shall reach the place so dear tohim, where his loved ones are. A clear confidencein our hearts that heaven is waiting for us at theend would make us braver and stronger in all ourearthly experiences of toil, care, disappointment,GLIMPSES OF THE HEAVELY LIFE. 1and sorrow. This that we call life is not life — it is but the way to life. The joys we have here,sweet as they may be, are but hints and beginningsof the full, perfect joys that await us. The attain-ments and achievements of our earthly experience,which are the fruit of so much toil, pain, andstruggle are only the faint prophecies and promisesof what we shall attain and acliieve in the heavenlylife.We miss much if we do not have in our life herethe influence of the heavenly hope. A boy sat ona doorstep, in the gathering dusk of the evening,holding a string in his hand. A passer-by, notic-ing the boy's eager zest and interest, asked himTvhat he was doing that made him so happy. "Iam flying my kite," was his answer. " Why, Isee no kite," said the gentleman, sweeping thedarkening skies with his eyes. "either do I,"said the boy, " but I feel it pull." We cannot seeheaven as we move on in this world, but if it is areality to our faith, we can feel it pull upon ourhearts as we toil and struggle under our burdens.