It may be impossible to fully understand the divine Trinity this side of death. Nonetheless, I believe there is an example of another trinity, much closer to us than we realize, that might advance our understanding of the Triune God who is Father, Son and Spirit.
In over a century of selective breeding experiments to see how far we can evolve a plant or animal, we consistently observe limits to how much an organism can change. It almost seems as if plants and animals were designed to reproduce after their own kind, rather than evolve new kinds. Now, science may have discovered why. Each kind of life may have a subset of genes that are unique to that organism.
The recent classification by psychiatrists in the field to recognize pedophilia as a sexual orientation raises some interesting philosophical questions in the area of morality, especially for Christians who have adjusted their moral compass as a result of certain arguments.
The suffocating grief and emptiness we feel after the death of a child moves us to ask God, ‘Why?’ We tend to see this life as all there is and death as the absolute, final end. If, however, we have eternal souls, and if God sees us as we were, are, and will be, then everything changes.