[difference that Love can make]

[difference that Love can make]

I am alone and miserable; man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create.

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

The entire thing reminds me of a creation story in the Bible, distorted horribly. this is exactly what the storyline would be like if God would be more like a human (thank God, He’s God!)…

“God said, “It’s not good for the Man to be alone; I’ll make him a helper, a companion.” So God formed from the dirt of the ground all the animals of the field and all the birds of the air. He brought them to the Man to see what he would name them. Whatever the Man called each living creature, that was its name. The Man named the cattle, named the birds of the air, named the wild animals; but he didn’t find a suitable companion. So God put the Man into a deep sleep. As he slept he removed one of his ribs and replaced it with flesh. God then used the rib that he had taken from the Man to make Woman and presented her to the Man.”

Genesis 2:18-22, NIV

The difference between the two stories?

God loved His creature.

Simple! And yet not easy, for it was for the sake of Love that He came down… Creator became a creature and died for His beloved created ones.

How much difference does Love make!

  • That's beautiful. I never thought I'd find myself feeling sorry for Frankenstein. I've never realized that the story idea came from the Bible, whether intentionally or not. Wow!

    Have a great day!

    Sherri

  • Tee

    I think you've nailed it, Zee! Love does make all the difference. Think of the children in the orphanage that you minister to. Think of how different their lives would be, their personalities would be, they would be if no one cared for them or showed love to them. What an instrument of the Lord you and the others who care are! 🙂 I admire you, Sis.

    Love,

    tee

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