Originally Posted by Ordnael
The sperm cell racing towards the egg is similar to a soul wanting to incarnate and enter the world. Thus, in an analogy, the egg is the world and the soul is the sperm. They are conscious of what they need to do.
The gates of hell open at the top of a hill, the souls run up the stairs, fighting each other along to way to see who will be the one to escape and find hope in a new body of flesh. Only one will make it, while the countless multitude will have to wait for another chance, another time.
Am I in the wrong thread...
Thats a good way of looking at it.