Over the years, I've had the good fortune to travel to several foreign countries. For many of those trips, there was a language barrier that prevented long, in-depth conversations. During those times, I had to be a bit more creative in my communication style.You would be surprised how much can be "acted out" with your hands when you are really trying to get a point across. One of the more memorable trips was to Costa Rica. Obviously, the Costa Ricans primarily speak Spanish and well, I only speak English ... and at times, some might argue that I don't do that very well. I remember attending a Sunday morning worship service in a very small church. I do not think I understood one word that the pastor said during his sermon as it was all in Spanish. But there was something that transcended words. There was something ... something that I will probably not be able to articulate. I fear that I will attempt to write this blog and at the end readers will leave with no clue of what I'm talking about. There was a connection that words cannot express. It was a connection on a different level that I am not sure I've ever felt so strongly before. I have reflected on that experience many times since. I remember a Power Point of something in Spanish. Upon first glance, it looked to be song lyrics. Within a few moments, the music began to play and the song, "Holy is the Lord" by Chris Tomlin began to play. Immediately I recognized the tune, but could not read one word on the Power Point. But it didn't matter. We worshipped. I think we connected so completely because we had one heart, one mind. We didn't have to say a word ... Our corporate worship said more than any words or sentences strung together could have ever conveyed. There was a depth of that bond that burst through the language barrier. We were all worshipping the same God. The one God. The true God! And it didn't matter if we were singing in Spanish or English. It was all worship. And it was enough to form a connection that I have yet to experience since. I have often wondered if that is what heaven will be like. I wonder if so much that seems so important today will matter at all. I believe in my heart that all that will matter is that forever ... we will worship. Isaiah 51:11 The ransomed of the LORD will return. They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away. Revelation 5:13 Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is in them, singing: "To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever!"