Thursday of the 5th WK of the Year: Genesis 4:1-15, 25; Mark 8:11-14
After such a good start in the Book of Genesis, human affairs rapidly go from bad to worse. Things are not much different in Jesus’ ministry as portrayed by Mark.
That it is why it is so important that Eve is jubilant when she gives birth to Seth or that Jesus doesn’t pack it all up. Neither of them has lost hope, despite all evidence to the contrary.
It is crucial that we never forget that what God creates is good and can still be good. Giving up is pointless.