On Snakes and Advent

And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

(Gen 3:15 KJV)

In this verse, God is speaking to the serpent after it tricked the first man and woman into eating the forbidden fruit. This led to the man and woman being exiled from the Garden of Eden. If you believe the tradition, they are responsible for everything that sucks about the world. We could all be living in the Garden of Eden now if they hadn’t eaten that fruit. Thanks a lot, great-great-great (a thousand more…