If you believe there is a heaven and you're going, do you believe you'll see your beloved pet dogs, cats, etc...there?
My issue is that religion was created long before Christianity, Muslims, Buddhist, and any other modern religion. The original writings which described the same experiences is Sumerian. It dates back to when humans first stopped being nomads.
Faith is being sure of what you hope for and certain of what you do not see- Hebrews 11:1
I want to believe but like UFO's and Bigfoot I need more proof.
I think that way about life on other planets