Saturday, September 22, 2012

Two Bee or Not Two Bee

Two bees were working this sunflower today.  It reminded me of Shakespeare's famous line from Hamlet as I painted, "To be, or not to be, that is the question."  A possible answer to Shakespeare's question came up at last weeks Bible study, on the first eight chapters of Genesis.  This question was asked,"Why would a God of Love create death for Adam and Eve after they left the Garden of Eden?"  One of the answers given was that eternal life with corruption, illness and evil would be unbearable if it went on for eternity.  So God in his goodness gives us something better, relief from all evils, and only goodness forever.  I wonder what Shakespeare would say to that answer?