Our contributor Rajeev has graciously allowed us to feature his writing with our readers. Stay tuned for more contributors in the future! This article was originally posted on Jeevo Music.
In the beginning, God created both man and woman. He created the man first, but was thinking of the woman at the same exact time. Creating the man first does not mean the man is more important – as some cultures and people would like to believe. God created the man with specific voids. Man needed God. Man needed to work. Man was alone. Man needed something more. Man was not satisfied with what he saw – the land, the garden, the animals, the sun, the moon – these were all great – but it did not quite seem whole.
The creation story happens before “the fall.” This means when God said “It is not good for man to be alone,” He is revealing His profound intention. Shalom. Peace. Reconciliation. Between man and woman. Continue reading “My Deep Sleep”