For those of you that asked, here is my speech from Elizabeth and Brian's wedding. I'm amazed and humbled at the reactions I have received.
In the book of Revelation, Jesus’ disciple John is trying to describe his vision of Heaven. He is the only man I know of to see Heaven and come back to tell about it. He describes it the best way he knows how, which amounts to a lot of really bizarre metaphors and illustrations. But the one that fills me with the most hope and the most joy is this: