Waiting for Eden

Genesis 3: 20-24 Now the man called his wife’s name Eve, because she was the mother of all the living.  The Lord God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife, and clothed them.  Then the Lord God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil; and now, he might stretch out his hand, and take also from the … Continue reading Waiting for Eden

Pain Awakens Us to Our Self-destructiveness

Genesis 3:17-19  To Adam he said, “Because you listened to your wife and ate fruit from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘You must not eat from it,’ cursed is the ground because of you. Through painful toil you will eat food from it all the days of your life.  It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you … Continue reading Pain Awakens Us to Our Self-destructiveness

God’s Tears

Genesis 3:13a Then the Lord God said to the woman, "What is this you have done?" We are deeply relational creatures, bonded in our very roots, so that everything I do, however private, impacts others in powerful ways.  With every choice I make, I bless or curse not only myself, but everyone I touch, especially … Continue reading God’s Tears