Dashed with urban fantasy, magical realism, metaphysical, visionary, and humor elements, the book is a contemporary Christian fiction that tells about the journey of an orphan when he gets entangled with a half human and half angel who is searching for heaven on earth to cure his abomination and get an invite to God’s forever party. Banso, the orphan, discovers what ultimate happiness is, and the scary loneliness and constant revolting presence of evil in the dark abyss. He and the half angel are in a race against the devil in the search of heaven on earth. The devil wants to destroy it to destroy hope and bring mankind to the dark abyss with him.
A Story on Heaven and Earth
Why We Could See God and Then Go Shopping
This story began when I was 11 years old when I discovered the Most Beautiful God on the things I saw around me. When I got older, I learned about various beliefs and unbelief that considers God as a social construct, just like any other names that man has created to name persons, places, etc. Nonetheless, it does not matter whether God is only a product of my imagination, or whether He is real or not. If He is not real, I won’t lose anything when I die. But if He is real, I would gain everything as I would be one with Him in His bliss in the afterlife. For now, I have a Friend who keeps me company. I am mind-healthy, too.
About LA Abonitalla
LA ‘Lolita Abad’ Abonitalla had dispensed lots of grey matter promoting the welfare of Filipino workers as a communications specialist in the Philippine government but left some for her other passion - writing fiction. She had her masters in Communications Studies at the Auckland University of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. She had also ruminated over eastern philosophies as a student...
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