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Like Ewe wrote:

Hi, guys —

Some years ago my sister passed on. My family felt the loss. Some weeks later a sibling of mine had a dream. In that dream, my late sister instructed him to tell my mother that her tears were disturbing her.

  • Though I pray for her soul every day I want to know if, based on this dream, my sister's soul is in Heaven or Purgatory?


  { Based on this dream, can you tell me if my sister is in Heaven or in Purgatory? }

Eric replied:

Dear Like,

Sorry for the delay in responding!

Well, we can't really know for sure whether your sister is in Heaven or Purgatory. While sometimes revelations come from dreams, that is exceedingly rare.

There are perfectly natural explanations for such dreams. Even if the dream was an authentic revelation, there is no certainty that it is right to interpret it to mean that she is in Heaven.

It doesn't hurt to continue praying for her. Such prayer is an act of love and I'm sure your sister would appreciate it regardless.

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