Is there life after death? Are we living in the last days? Is there a heaven and hell? Does everything happen for a reason? Jesus is returning, but it may not be the way we think. On the 25th November 1985 Vassula Ryden had a profound spiritual experience, and shortly after this commenced a dialogue with God that continues to this day. Once aware of the importance of what was happening to her, Vassula started to write down all of these conversations in a series of hand written journals and these have now been reproduced as a single printed volume. The messages are an urgent call to stop rebelling against God and to make peace with Him, amending our lives through repentance. They are a call to reconciliation, love and unity among the churches, and many of the messages remind us of Jonah who cried out to the city of Nineveh to repent. They contain major warnings to mankind in danger of destruction and must not be taken lightly and are a reminder of His Word and of His existence. As God Himself told Vassula: "Tell them that this message is not given to them to draw sensation, but to make them realize the urgency of their conversion, the gravity of the condition of their soul, the importance of changing their life and to live holy." There are prophecies about the future, but also addressed are many questions about our everyday lives as well as the larger issues of war, famine and cruelty that continue around the world. As the theologian Fr Joseph Iannuzzi has said, "One can readily see that the True Life in God messages are part and parcel of the Church's scriptural teachings and traditions. They are messages not meant for a thousand years ago, but for today "