I was a little concerned about the last post (The Image of God and Temptation) wondering if I had simplified the issue to the point where it wouldn’t be taken seriously, for yes, the last post is simplistic.

As I write this, the early returns tell me that I haven’t missed the mark, but what I am writing will not actually post for another 2 ½ hours, so it is entirely possible that by that time there will be comments saying that the post was stupid, that it cannot be that simple, that life is really so very difficult that we can’t possibly make the right choices…

I get that a lot.

It is as though people think I lead a charmed life, that I’ve never struggled, like everything was handed to me on a silver platter; “what do you know? It’s too hard…”

I have lived long enough to…

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