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My Journey Into Chaos

My rather dark journey into chaos holds an important truth. Those who seek to learn the workings of creation (or be saved from them) need only ask God for help. In my case I also asked to see the kingdom of God. I’m sure that I didn’t say “kingdoms,” but that’s what I got. There exists an endless number of kingdoms. Some are ruled by living beings, God, or both. And there is at least one realm I know of that doesn’t seem to have a ruler.

Chaos. Imagine yourself cast adrift in a realm in which the smallest thought cannot exist. Whom will you call on when you can’t remember your name?

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Genesis 1 Creation Model Diagram

Genesis 1 creation model from Hebrew creation story. Drawing by Andrew Michael

Diagram: Genesis 1 Creation Model

Based on the ancient texts, this drawing evokes the image of a mother’s womb. In the Genesis 1 creation model, the mothering spirit of God bears the “child.” Similar to the state of an unborn infant, a layer of fresh water surrounds creation. Via rainwater and springs the Holy Spirit (Hebrew: Rúakh HaKodesh, feminine gender) nourishes the physical world. More telling is that God’s creation seems to contain both darkness and light.

Drawing by Andrew Michael