I recently posted the following status update on Facebook:
There is a tension that I have yet to wrap my mind around. In one sense, we are called to take dominion of this earth and to take it from glory to glory. But, at some point, our dominion can become manipulation–a point at which we are no longer glorifying God through our dominion but using the creation, manipulating the creation, to get around God for our own happiness/pleasure/whims. Is that tension definable? Or is it just a tension we live with on a case by case basis?
To which I received this response from Mike Bull: