In Genesis 2, the Lord gives instruction that the ‘tree of the knowledge of good and evil’ is not to be eaten from. There is deep mystery and meaning in this command. There seems to be some kind of boundary being established, and it seems to be a kind of protective boundary. The serpent, in… Continue reading don’t hold on
When it rains… look for rainbows. Our son Tom quoted this message from a T-shirt today, as we finished off our lunch and looked out the window at the rain. The imagery of the rainbow is used by peace activists, the queer community, sunday school teachers, and more. It draws its formative significance, of course,… Continue reading rain and bows
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On the 5th day, God filled the skies and seas with all kinds of sky-life (‘every sort of winged bird’) and sea-life (‘swarms of living creatures’). Everything that flies through the sky. Everything that lives in the sea. A few points: