October 2, 2021

Mary M. McGlone quote

The author of Genesis 1 wanted us to realize that human beings were creation's crowning image of God: the best saved for last.  The author of Genesis 2 reflected more on who we can be for one another.  Explained through the symbol of a couple, the story reflects on the fact that we become fully human through the communication that builds relationships.

Adam was nothing more than an animal guardian and gardener before he met Eve.  Then, when each met the other as a thinking, speaking person, their lives became fertile.  They realized that they were uniquely made for each other.  Learning to love, they grew in their likeness to their creator.  read more