Gerd is a sceptical thinking man, who questions everything, yet never found the answers he was seeking. He had no belief in spiritual questions due to the lack of scientific evidence.Then one day at the age of 35, he started a perfectly normal day only to find himself on a bench overlooking the sea. He was joined by a mysterious old man called Raphael, who uncannily knew everything about him.This wise old man proceeded to answer Gerd's deepest questions as to the meaning of life, why there is good and evil, what happens in the afterlife, reincarnation and more importantly The real reasons why we are here on this Earth, what we are here to learn and why we should love our enemies.This fascinating narrative covers a wide range of philosophical questions, providing answers to the most fundamental questions of life and death, based on over 25 years of research by the author into the hereafter. By presenting this information in story form, the reader is drawn into the conversation in a way no text book ever could. The conclusions of this story will be life changing for all who read it.