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.
Related posts on the creation sculptures at the Chartres Cathedral
Adam, Safe and Securely Created (Day 6 of Creation at Chartres)
God Loving Adam into Being (Day 6 of Creation at Chartres)
Animal Connections (Day 6 of Creation at Chartres)
God Creating the Garden of Eden
The Animals Created by God (Day 6 of Creation at Chartres)
God Creating the Animals (Day 6 of Creation at Chartres)
God Imagining Humanity (Day 5 of Creation at Chartres)
Imagining Humanity and Creating the Bird and Fish (Day 5 of Creation at Chartres)
The Sun and the Moon (Day 4 of Creation at Chartres)
God Creating the Sun and Moon (Day 4 of Creation at Chartres)
Vegetation (Day 3 of Creation at Chartres)
In the beginning, God created…