Right out of the gate and without controversy or apology insanitybytes22 says ‘Adam called his wife’s name Eve.’
Yep, the seedplot of humanity and scripture handled artfully here in the usually unpredictable but always delightful posts by this writer.
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This is a real good and thought provoking reminder of the wisdom of God in the creating of the sexes. Oh heck, enough already, enjoy this post.
“And Adam called his wife’s name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.” I do so love this passage and the sweetness to be found there. What is more life affirming, more loving, more honoring, than to be called “the mother of all living?”
Poor Eve however, she is much maligned and misunderstood in some quarters. Some blame Eve herself for the fall of man, some view her as an evil temptress prone to lead men astray, and some perceive the very living itself to be an evil and malevolent thing. Who do you blame for all this perceived evil, malevolence, and human suffering? Why, the mother of all living of course.
Eve is not the Creator by any means, she is more like a conduit, the one chosen to bring life into the world, to love and nurture it, to “mother.” She does not do this alone…
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