Cockroaches! Yuk!

It’s a commonly held belief that cockroaches are the only creature that would survive a nuclear holocaust. Whether this is true or not, I don’t know. Maybe we’ll have to wait and see…

They are certainly one of the most unpopular creatures on earth. I don’t know anyone who is not disgusted by the thought of cockroaches in their house – and horrified at the prospect that friends might see cockroaches when they come to visit.

This reaction is prompted by the belief that cockroaches are filthy, disease-spreading animals that thrive on our mess. The presence of cockroaches, then, must be an indicator of poor hygiene.

No doubt, every home has many more cockroaches than there are ever seen. For they rarely come out into the light, preferring to stay hidden in dark corners, and scurrying back there when exposed.

Just like us humans when we sin…

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