Baiting and Mating: Learning between temptation and honest desire.
You gotta love grandfathers. They teach the young about how the whole back wood fishing experience works. Youngsters don't always follow the best desire unless their desire is harnessed with a good vision for the evening meal. Grandad used to take me out early in the morning to a fishing pond up in Crystal Lakes, in Northern Colorado. He taught me to fish. There are three things a person must learn about the difference between a temptation that ends adventure in hardship and honest desires that are God given: first is the weight to sink the bate, then the line you cast, and the hook. We will start with an example about the music of life.
In talented music, there is always a good syncing and sinking drop in the introduction that loops the melody with the hook. A good base drop into a heavy drum beat, gets people to sink into the mood of the moment. Neurologically this the way the reticulating activation system, in the back of your brain, creates attention spans with a massive release of serotonin (the satisfaction molecule), that creates attention spans. If there is not enough serotonin, attention spans break because synapses in the brain unlink to other tasks. What this does is create a feedback loop in your brain, making you come back for more. This is called the weighty sinker of your fishing line that enters the water first after you cast your line. The sinker hits the water, drawing the hook and bate down to the bottom where the fish are. In the garden of Eden, the sinker was God's blessing to man with the privilege to have the inheritance of all the garden. Genesis 2:16, "And the LORD God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden." Notice how the garden created a sinking gravity of earthly joy along with the feedback loop to always return to a heavenly position to thank God. This is called honest desire.
In Genesis chapter 3 we find Satan uses the same technique to capture Eve's attention with a syncing and sinking feeling of dread: "Yeah has God not said, you may not eat of every tree." Notice the difference between the honest desire of God and the plan to tempt Eve to eat of the tree that was forbidden with the threat of death. God said you may freely eat; which gives a birthing desire of plenty and multiplicati