Month: March 2007

Sex in Heaven?

Is sex the ultimate high? The legendary hormonal extacy that supposedly transforms boys into men and girls into women? Or, is it just hype or another addiction, another escape into a sensual haze. Some suggest that sex was the original sin committed by Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden. To me, the Bible paints a very different story. The first man and woman were forbidden to eat from only one tree, “the tree of the knowledge of good and evil” it reads. How that can be construed to be sex, i don’t know. The woman tried this fruit and asked the man to check it out. But, after this sin was committed an interesting psychological change came over the couple. They realized they were naked and covered themselves. The Creator asked them about their new behavior and He knew that they had eaten from the tree. Was the fruit of that tree some sort of afrodesiac, or a something that triggered a hormone that initiated puberty and sexual awareness. We can only guess, but the result was twofold: 1. Mortality 2. Reproduction Mortality meant eventual death and judgement for their sin. Reproduction was needed to bring salvation and…

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Consider the Ant and be Wise!

Ants are everywhere. They quietly go about their business in what may appear to be a chaotic fashion. But, actually there’s a definite method to their madness! They may not be conscious of the critical role each ant plays in our survival on this planet. They spend their whole lives tunneling in the soil, bringing food into their burrows carefully made caverns under our feet. Tending to their enormous queens and her thousands of eggs. Meanwhile the ground is being tilled, inch by inch, ounce by ounce the soil is fertilized and pulverised. Once hard and dead, the soil becomes rich and fertile ready for seeds of plants to germinate and put down healthy roots to pull the nutrition back out and grow. Nearly, all ants are sexless workers. On rare occasions a solo reproductive queen will produce fertile males with wings which will fly away to start new colonies. By and large an ant is there to serve the colony and will never reproduce for it cannot. The fulfillment of each ant’s lives comes in complete self-sacrifice! Their mission is to enable a daisy, a dandilion, a sequoia, a patch of moss to live. They go at their work…

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