God’s touch was the first thing that humans experienced. It brought us to life.
Creator, Help me to re-member Your animating presence in my life.
So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27
…what are human beings that you are mindful of them, mortals that you care for them? Psalm 8:4
I, wisdom, I was daily God’s delight, rejoicing before God always, rejoicing in God’s inhabited world and delighting in the human race. Proverbs 8:31
Invitation to prayer
Reach out to God—literally—using Eve’s or Adam’s gesture, or another that your body would like to use.
What prayers are emerging from your heart, mind, and body?
God creating humanity (left: Eve, right: Adam). The top two sculptures of the outer voussoir of the central bay of the north porch at the Chartres Cathedral in France.
Adam, Safe and Securely Created (Day 6 of Creation at Chartres)