Leeuwenhoek had stolen and peeped into the fantastic sub-visible world of little things, creatures that had lived, had bred, had battled, had died, completely hidden from and unknown to all men from the beginning of time. Beasts these were of a kind that ravaged and annihilated whole races of men ten million times larger than they were themselves. Beings these were, more terrible than fire-spitting dragons or hydra-headed monsters. They were silent assassins that murdered babies in warm cradles and kings in sheltered places. It was this invisible, insignificant, but implacable-and sometimes friendly- world Leeuwenhoek had looked into for the first time of all men of all countries. ~Microbe Hunters
Thursday, 24 November 2011
"Are you Familiar with the story of the wedding feast at Cana"
"Yes, when Jesus turned water into wine."
"Very good, and who was standing beside Him?"
"Right, Jesus was assembling a flock. He needed a clear message with no distractions. So do you understand why I can't do this with you?"
"Yes, but Jesus hosted other events. The Last Supper, who was beside him then?"
"We arent quitters, even Christ was crucified and that didnt stop him. Sure, He took a few days off, but then it was right back to businesss."