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Meeting God

You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. And that's when you met me. "What... what happened?" "You died," I said, matter-of-factly. "There was a... a truck and it was skidding..." "Yup." "I... "Yup. You looked around. "More or less," I said. "Are you god?" "Yup." "My kids... my wife," you said. "What about them?" "Will they be alright?" "That's what I like to see," I said. You looked at me with fascination. "Don't worry," I said. "Oh," you said. "Neither," I said. "Ah," you said. "All the religions are right in their own way," I said. You followed along as we strolled in the void. "Nowhere in particular," I said. "So what's the point, then?" "Not so!" I stopped walking and took you by the shoulders. "How many times have I been reincarnated then?" "Oh, lots. "Wait, what?" "Where you come from?"

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