This post by J.D. Blom is spot on. Using his gopher-hunting skills as an analogy, J.D. makes it chillingly obvious why Satan first goes after the young, then skillfully and patiently traps the mature. Well worth the read, if for no other reason than to learn how to catch a gopher.
I am a ruler; a sovereign noble over more than nine acres of flora, fauna and terra firma. My kingdom produces a variety of produce including cheatgrass, kosher weed, thistle, white-top, knapweed, ragweed, stinkweed, milkweed, morning glory, hemlock, crabgrass, Russian olive, among other varieties of the unwanted. My kingdom is not a land of agricultural produce.
However, there is trouble in my kingdom. There is open rebellion to my rule. Not all the inhabitants of my lands are willing to subjugate their existence to my rule. The gophers have declared their independence. They have declared their…
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