Earlier this year, one of my favorite pastors preached a sermon on heaven. It was the best sermon on the subject I've heard.
You should listen to it.
It will encourage, inspire, challenge and comfort you. But most importantly, it will raise your view of Jesus.
You can listen to it or download it here. Type in "Josh Patterson" in the search bar and select the message from Januray 2, 2011 entitled 2 Corinthians 5:1-10.
May we all long for heaven more, knowing that being in the presence of the Lord far surpasses any earthly thing. Come, Lord Jesus, Come.