Excerpt:Â I don't think dogs sit around and ponder the meaning of life, do you? Imagine a dog wondering, Why am I here? Why do I exist? I've tried to find fulfillment in life by chasing cats. ... No, they just lie around in the yard, soak up the rays and probably think about their next meal. Why? Because they were not created in the image of God. But you and I were, which is a trait unique to human beings. We are not evolved from animals, as some would assert. Rather, we were created by God in his very image.