Nowhere does the sheep and goats story mention heaven or hell.
It is NOT a story about the afterlife. That approach totally misses the point.
Author Bert Gary has a lot to say about the subject.
Check it out at http://bertgary.blogspot.com/2009/03/talking-sheep-and-goats-not-afterlife.html
Then come back, if you wish, to leave comments.
Also check out my brief post:
And, of course, the recent book, “Love Wins.”